Metro Beach - steady as it gets. In fully powered mode for 2 hours not moving the depower line at all for the session. Better wind up high today, nary a white cap to be seen until 3:30 that is when a wind shift came in and winds increased by 10-15 MPH. By then I was done and off the water. Wished I had my 5.7 sail rigged to compliment the decent kite boarding day. JAB did - he rigged the 7.0 and when the real wind came up he was on it.
Big crowd on hand as everyone wanted a last shot at warm weather TOW.
Also quite possibly the last day of local kiting this season for me.
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|Mellow Day - 1st session|
MAX SPEED 20.32 mph
AVERAGE SPEED 14.87 mph
SKI DISTANCE 17.25 miles
TOW: 11:45 from 1:30 and 2:00 3:00
Gear: 11M and 140 Mako
Water Conditions: from flat water in the bowl to chop hoping conditions
Weather: A remarkable 60 degrees and sunny
Wind: 12-20 MPH generally from the SSW
Schooled: toeside to heelside ollies and getting the kite lofting involved in my jumps
|A John Simpson Photograph|
Mellow day for cruising