Sunday - not so bad, but no wind!
Sunday has been looking wet n'miserable all week, but hopefully will now be dry as a few of us are (meant to be) doing a 100 miler hilly sportive bike ride. In fact might even be shorts and short sleeves now, though taking all clothes and will make a decision just before the start!
So no updates Sunday as off early. Enjoy what ever you end up doing !
Sunday High Tide: 06:23 & 19:09 (4.8)
Not again !
Went to Lancing Wednesday and had a good session, until another "moment", which this time was caught on video for your entertainment!
Monday - broken line stops play :(
Oh well suppose I had to experience "kit failure" at some point, though was well out beyond the yellow buoys beating back up to the Cafe when the bridle pulley line went. Mate (Norfolk Dangerous Dave)took my board in and I ended up coming in down by the yacht club where another mate (Sean Keith), was watching to make sure the kite didn't end up on the groynes and then Dangerous Dave (The Original) drove me back!
And was good that I was wearing my winter suit as I was in the water for a half hour, and was starting to get cold in the arms.
NB: after yesterday kite now has a complete set of new lines !!
Up to the breakage was a really good session totally maxed on the 9 but having great fun wave wiggling and riding.
Some photos from Eunice
Remember to check the Stats / Archive to see what it's gusting!
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Current Weather at :
Wind SSW at 2.0 mph
10 min average wind speed: 1.0
Highest Gust: 22.0 at 17:35
Wind Chill: 15.1 °C
Pressure: 1011.4 Steady
Temperature: 15.1 °C
Weather Data Copyright: GavinBaylis.com
NB: temp really wrong at the moment
And a little tip to make the most of interpreting the weather data, especially in a WSW'ly look at the stats and go by the highest gust and that is what is out on the water.
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Seems that the whole Lancing Beach "thing" was a clever ruse to get planning
Would transpire that the company who were behind the Lancing beach development and worked so closely with residents, council etc always had the motive of "selling on" once they had achieved their goal of residential planning. There's naught wrong with that, though I suspect many are feeling that they have been "had over" but at least something should be happening on that site, and we'll see at least a Cafe there and maybe some sort of shop, probably selling lilos and kayaks :)