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29/06/2014 Blackheath

Posted by Felix Mottram, 29 June 2014 - - - - - - · 94 views

12,500 runners did the half marathon around Hackney last weekend.  I’m not doing the Dunwich Dynamo next weekend.  (EDIT actually the weekend after on the 12th July!)
Saving it for next year <grins>
Typical sunny summer Blackheath wind today.  All over the place, certainly until the abrupt transition at about 1...

22/06/2014 Blackheath

Posted by Felix Mottram, 22 June 2014 - - - - - - · 112 views

Leaving Hackney this morning was slightly complicated by the Half Marathon route that encircled the borough.
It was quiet on Blackheath today as the light SE breeze meant that we were not in the flight path of planes bound for Heathrow. 
Full 1.5 sails with a mix of Race and Diamond kept us entertained today with some neat and someti...

15/06/2014 Blackheath

Posted by Felix Mottram, 15 June 2014 - - - - - - · 94 views

Arrived at about 11:00am under low cloud with occasional brightness in the NE breeze.  This was not a summer’s day and although it did not actually rain it looked imminent all the time.
It was mid vents with standard race rods again today.
Lots of free flying with just a few called interludes before the wind chill sent us packin...

08/06/2014 Blackheath

Posted by Felix Mottram, 08 June 2014 - - - - - - · 116 views

Martin, on site first, as is often the case, suggested that mid-vents would be the right choice this morning.  He was right, so the rest of us flew mid vents with race but, Martin, not having one, stuck with the full sail.
The predominantly southerly breeze occasionally dropped away and it was interesting to see how well the mid vents reflect...

01/06/2014 Blackheath

Posted by Felix Mottram, 01 June 2014 - - - - - - · 107 views

The light breeze was from the NW today but turning intermittently through about 90 degrees.  Most of the time we were facing the sun… This was our second summer Sunday <grins>
Six up today and we flew standard 1.5 sails with Diamond Rods.  Rowan was on the line today and we flew repeated Sprockets as well as the Mercedes wi...

June 2014


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