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Another scheduled NWF Winter Windsurfing Camp … and another mega forecast! The wind condensed into the Saturday¬†though, which in itself wasn’t a bad plan for logistics at¬†this time of year (allowing for Christmas shopping, family errands etc to be substituted in for the Sunday). That said, doing battle with winds gusting over 40knots on occasion meant that Sunday was a well earned day of rest for most!

The predicted increase in wind strength materialised from around 11.00am, resulting in most rigging the smallest sail their quiver permitted. Even the elite in the fleet rigged small – James Dinsmore opted for his 5.1m Severne Reflex 6, whilst Kev Greenslade wished his 6.4m was a wee tad smaller for much of the morning session and managed to find a smaller Vapor for the afternoon. The conditions on the water were severe – perfect for extreme race start and gybe practice under real world race pressure. It was a sight to behold.

Yet slalom racing wasn’t the only thing going on… With low water throughout the day, the sand bar was exposed sufficiently, making it an ideal safe haven for the advanced group (led by OTC Centre Manager Maurin) to learn watersptarts, carve gybing … and survival techniques!

A great turnout just before Christmas, making it 2 out of 2 for the NWF WWC series. Next meet is on the weekend of 16/17th January ’16. Hope to see you all again then. In the meantime, have a great Christmas and wishing you all a windy 2016!