Happy New Year!

by / Thursday, 07 January 2010 / Published in Russ Faurot

Well, I haven’t posted anything in a long while. The Maui windsurfing has been pretty non-existent for the past month or so. There has been the odd day every now and again to go sailing, but mostly just a lot of watching and waiting for the wind to come up. Hopefully the trend will change soon.

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We did recently get a three day stretch with some Kona winds, which was nice for a change. The Kona winds are very challenging because they tend to be almost straight offshore and are extremely gusty. They can however, be very strong at times. I sailed at full power for about an hour and a half on my 3.5 a couple days ago. It was a treat to have such strong winds, because it is very seldom that I would use this sail on Maui.

Anyway, here’s hoping for a windy 2010, with lots of good sessions and pics for the blog.

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