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    Senior Member Yatesy's Avatar
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    4.7 and Skate 89 at Meon, could've got away with 4.3 later on once the wind kicked in. Most others on 5.2-6.0. Broken now after nailing some forwards for the first time in ages! I forgot how much your back and arse get slammed when you don't quite get it right! Pretty fun freestyle conditions in the end, so all smiles!

  2. #9
    Meon?

    As in, Meon Valley/River? Hampshire.

    Where do you launch from?
    Main boards: Flare 101, NuEvo 86, Reactor 82, NuEvo 73. Powered by Severne Blades and S1s.

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    Quote Originally Posted by basher View Post
    Meon?

    As in, Meon Valley/River? Hampshire.

    Where do you launch from?
    I expect he means just west of Hillhead, Meon Shore
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    Sounds like it was windy there.
    Main boards: Flare 101, NuEvo 86, Reactor 82, NuEvo 73. Powered by Severne Blades and S1s.

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    Once the rain shower passed around mid day I went out at Evening Hill in Poole Harbour on a 9m in a gusty wind. I wish I'd waited a couple of hours as the wind increased and was more stable later on. Would have been better at BDC later too.

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    Longboard and 9m in the afternoon at datchet water for a few hours in the sun, planing on the light breeze. Then the wind picked up and I was well powered sailing off the fin. Managed to do a little jump off a bit of chop, don't think I got the fin clear but I did get the whole board out of the water, which is a first for me on a longboard. Had to re-connect the mast foot a few times in the water which was annoying, and was going to call it a day but decided to get my 120 futura and 7m out, and then spent a further few hours blasting around in the sun. Whilst I was enjoying sailing the longboard and planing consistently whilst others weren't, as soon as I got on the futura it was like getting into a sports car after being in a volvo estate!

    great day, knackered and happy.
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