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


fuerteventura on 31/07/16

Rating:3 star rating
Board:85 litres

Sotavento day 7: Back on the JP Freewave/Ride 85 today to battle chop and gusts that returned with a vengeance. At least the sun was out. Sadly, it was the last day today. Next sail on Hayling!

fuerteventura on 28/07/16

Rating:3 star rating
Board:85 litres

Sotavento day 5: On a JP Freewave/Style 85Lt. today. Haven't been on a sub-90 Lt. board for 10 years, and on a sub-4m sail for exactly 30 years! So it all happened today. Started on a 4m but downsized to 3.7m. Wind was so erratic that neither were perfect. Wind was off-cross-shore so despite its strength the sea was a vast chop-fest with proper waves forming quite far out when the turquoise water turned into dark blue. Once more any attempt to fancy stuff failed due to either being overpowered, under-powered or over-chopped. I think that the only people who enjoyed the day were a bunch of free-wavers 1/3 my age. To top it all, I hurt my knee when I misjudged how deep the water was when I came off the board as I tried to come in. On pain killers now and taking the day off tomorrow to hit the local zoo. Back on Saturday.

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