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National Windsurfing Championships 2018
16/11/18
Iona receiving her trophy from Guy Cribb having come first in her fleet (4.5m)

jonathan

Dahab on 21/06/09

Rating:3 star rating
Board:99 litres
Sail:5.75

Last sail today - a pretty chilled out end to the week. Went for a couple of vulcans but didn't really have the power.

To summarise the week: we had some wind every day and most days it was probably 5.7m weather (for freestyle) or 6m+ for blasting. Which I think is OK, but you'd normally expect it to be a bit windier than this in Dahab in mid-June. The place was certainly a bit less busy than normal. Temperatures were pretty high: 40c+ so Nayra was glad of her air-conditioned creche.

Dahab on 17/06/09

Rating:3 star rating
Board:99 litres
Sail:5.5

Another good day. Eventually managed one downwind 360 although didn't manage to repeat this for the rest of the week!

Dahab on 16/06/09

Rating:4 star rating
Board:99 litres
Sail:5.5

Slightly windier today and spent a long time trying to get a downwind 360, still without much luck. Frustrating, as it seems impossible to bodge up a 360 without totally sinking the rig and having to spend the next 5 minutes wrestling it to the surface! But good fun nevertheless.

Dahab on 15/06/09

Rating:4 star rating
Board:99 litres
Sail:5.75

First day in Dahab - great to be back in Baby Bay: not a ripple on the water. Went for some lay down gybes in the hope that they would help me with my downwind 360s. Also good to find that I could still manage the odd upwind 360 (Baby Bay seems to be the only place I can ever do these).

Dahab on 09/09/08

Rating:4 star rating
Board:99 litres
Sail:6.0

Better wind today and video tuition in Baby Bay. Upwind 360s working well in the megaflat water. Body drags not so great. Must remember to unhook before stepping off..

Dahab on 06/09/08

Rating:3 star rating
Board:99 litres
Sail:6.0

Better day today. More wind out on Speedy. Finally cracking upwind 360s.

Dahab on 05/09/08

Rating:3 star rating
Board:99 litres
Sail:6.5

With Nayra settled into the creche it was great to get out on the water in boardshorts. Granted, it was no doubt windier in the UK but at least it wasn't raining in Egypt!

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