Re: There is a WINDSURF GOD

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Date: Tue May 26 1998 - 10:36:41 PDT

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Subject: Re: There is a WINDSURF GOD



>Every now and then I feel, as a budding shredder the need to post about
>my progress (when the rare milestone occurs.......)
>So here it is: yesterday using 6.0 Gridlock sail, at Shoreline
>.........................and after what felt like an eternity of
>trying and high octane arm pain......
>It was a tremendous feeling, one which I look foreword to repeating many times!
>I also want to thank the guys who were at Shoreline yesterday ( they
>seem like they might be on this list) who gave great advice again and again.
>Subject: Re: Oyster Point, Flying Tigers, Genentech
>Date: Wednesday, May 20, 1998 9:34PM
><<File Attachment: REOYSTER.TXT>>
>To: Multiple recipients of list <>
>>So, what's up with Oyster Point? <
>Steve Watson has talked to the Oyster Point Harbor Master on several occasions:
>They are going to build a concrete windsurf-ramp with steps, a little
>further out than
>the old launch site. The plans and the funding exist, and they are going to
>build it this summer.
>>The other is the shore access point behind Genentech. That launch
>seems to be in a
>>huge wind shadow. Anyone tried launching from there?
>Most of the time the wind shadow is not so bad, e.g last monday I
>planed on a 4.7
>right from the start. Most of the time it takes one or two waterstarts
>to get to
>the windline.
>>Are there any other access points to that area that I'm missing?<
>I dont think there any others.
>Steve Ammann
>At Handar I design meteorological instruments like cloud-height and visibility
>sensors and of all things an ultrasonic windsensor.

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