The windsurfing in Maui this month has been pretty insane. Last week there were 20-30 foot waves and strong Kona Winds, (backwards to Maui’s normal tack) and today I got to sail 20 foot waves going the regular direction. I had a solid day hooking up huge arcing turns on the face of these monster waves. It was a day that you really had to be on your game. One screwup, and you were in for a very long swim. It was very difficult to even get out through the waves, because they were coming in so close together. Once you did get out, it was a good idea to exit out of the wave early enough, in order to stay on the outside. I sailed early because I had to work in the afternoon. I can’t think of a better way to start your day, 20 feet and down the line.
The forecast is for another big swell on Saturday and lots of wind. I can’t wait to get some more good action.
Another Baja shot for your viewing pleasure. Credit goes to SoloSports Adventure Holidays.