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26/10/2014 Blackheath

Posted by Felix Mottram, 26 October 2014 - - - - - - · 103 views

A slightly lighter SW breeze than last week but it was still 1.5 full vented with green race today.
 
Free flying felt more comfortable with the more optimal configuration/windspeed.
 
The cloud cover only broke slightly on a couple of occasions before we left the site at about 1:00pm.  The approach to Blackwall Tunnel was backed up to th...


19/10/2014 Blackheath

Posted by Felix Mottram, 19 October 2014 - - - - - - · 105 views

Blustery 13 – 20+ mph from the SW so 1.5 full vented with green race worked with the occasional lulls today.
 
Six up so mostly called sequences with the odd sprocket thrown in to keep us on our toes.
 
The Blackheath walkers and cyclists were an appreciative audience on a number of occasions today as and when we ‘stopped’ fo...


12/10/2014 Blackheath

Posted by Felix Mottram, 12 October 2014 - - - - - - · 103 views

There were high grey clouds gradually thickening from the south and a very light easterly breeze (c2mph) to start this morning.  The full 1.5 sails with Diamond rods were just fine to start with but the breeze was due to strengthen.
 
In the very light breeze the free-flying was often complex but neat.  Above a certain wind speed threshold...


05/10/2104 Blackheath

Posted by Felix Mottram, 05 October 2014 - - - - - - · 164 views

As luck would have it, it was another glorious sunny day on Blackheath today, the only downside being that there was, for most of the time, almost no discernable breeze.  
 
So, more time on the diamond rods in the larger sails and with longer lines for me today.  The Zen, Rev 1 and also the CR sail had air time today.  The changing,...





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