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July, but not as we know it!

Words and photos by John Lymer 

I was overpowered on a 4.5m sail, but pleased I managed to cope, just about. I don't know how Jason, who sailed a bit earlier, heroically managed to hold onto a 5.4m! Tom went out on a 4.2m and I think Ian used 4.5m. The weather forecasters had described it as "unseasonably windy". They weren't wrong. I guess it was high 20s mph and gusting near to 40. It dipped a bit by the time the afternoon crew launched though. Dave Monks stars in the photos below and some of Dave Martin are here .


John L - 05/08/2020 - 21:30

Felt like the Duracell bunny today - kept going on and on and on! Continuous planing & gybing with end to end runs. 6.5m & 100 litre board. Hope Sunday is same!

Stephen Treasure - 02/08/2020 - 08:33

Wind has dropped off this afternoon, I'm giving it a miss

davemonks - 27/07/2020 - 21:10

Come on Mike we need a leader!

davem - 27/07/2020 - 19:40

I'm good to go. I've got a spare 4.2 you can borrow Mike :-)

davemonks - 27/07/2020 - 16:47

I'm good to go

MikeS - 27/07/2020 - 14:59

Forecast for tomorrow is beyond my ability. I'm crying off!

John L - 27/07/2020 - 14:05

I’m still up for Fleetwood tomorrow if others are? Could be a bit wild.

davemonks - 24/07/2020 - 00:10

Yes looks good at the moment John.

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