By Steve Bodner
Slalom action this summer in and around San Francisco
Lots of slalom racing planned for this summer in San Francisco and the Delta with 3 different race series in the works!
After a trial run last season, slalom is back on the schedule … Continue Reading ››
Too windy for America’s cup?
Enter the formula windsurfer!
I wasnt able to attend this years US Windsurfing Nationals in Cabrillo Beach last week but am taking the opportunity to post- Soheil's report from the regatta on my blog
I think you'll find it a good read about the trials and tribulations of sailing a regatta- the highs and lows and most importantly- the lesson … Continue Reading ››
You’ve got the survive the gusts but more importantly get through the lulls!
The windsurfers were killing it- displaying great form as the mark roundings were several sailors deep and the passing opportunities plentiful around the 6 buoy slalom course
I tried lining up with the hydropture earlier in the week and got spat out like a water melon seed in the turbulence of wind and water wake as they passed me like I was standing still.
32 races packed into 2 regattas over 8 days.
That's about as much windsurfing as one can possible get without overdosing on pure stoke.
My body was on auto pilot the last few days of the bender living on power gels & protein recovery drink.
This was our Olympic … Continue Reading ››
Registration is open for next months North American Course Racing Championship for the Formula Windsurfer & Kite boarding fleets hosted by the St. Francis Yacht Club- http://bit.ly/OJkFpe
5 days of races are planned with the starting line just off Crissy field on the San Francisco city … Continue Reading ››
Racing on the San Francisco city front course can bring plenty of surprises.
There's the 40k+ gusts that hit you like a slap in the face!
There's the 4' voodoo chop that can stop a keelboat in its tracks!
There's the 5k ebb that that makes calling any layline … Continue Reading ››
Windsurfing is no fun when you’re not dialed into your equipment.
1-2m2 can make the difference between being powered and stupidly over powered.