Windsurfing, sailing, and mountain stories
Yesterday, Pra de la Fam (Lake Garda) gave us a really nice windsurfing day, with a growing Peler wind during the morning, and with almost pleasant temperatures.
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The third edition of the Lanzarote Foil Challenge was held yesterday on the island of Lanzarote. In an exciting day, riders enjoyed the favourable wind that made them fly on the foil windsurfing board along the coastline, reaching speeds of up to 30 knots.
On Friday and Saturday I returned to two spots where I hadn't ridden in a while: Andora and Cannes Palm Beach. The windsurfing session in Andora was short, but very pleasant, and above all it was a dive into the past, full of emotions....
Having to replace my windsurfing harness, Dakine T8, I took the opportunity to try a Ride Engine model. The choice fell on the Ride Engine Lyte V1, in the Direct Connection version. Here is the test result.
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The 24th edition of La Boulangère Mini Transat, unquestionably one of best events, lived up to all its promises, writing one of the most unforgettable chapters in the history of the competition and, more broadly, in offshore racing.
For a few weeks now, the thermal gradient established between the mountains and the lake has been producing Peler blasts at the Pra de la Fam, Lake Garda. Even today, November 18th, a nice blow, a little disturbed by the foehn at high altitude.
The mast is a fundamental component of the windsurfing rig; it can radically change its performance. However, its importance is too often underestimated. In this article, we explain some key concepts and provide you with some usage advice.
We came to Sardinia to catch Storm Ciaran. The opportunity to windsurf in Chia for three consecutive days, with an appetizer in Alghero, was too much tempting.
Saturday 28 October 2023, the Spiaggia d'Oro of Imperia offered one of the many days of windsurfing celebrations that this spot can give us. Challenging but not extreme conditions, at times quite fun.
I needed this trip. I needed to go back to the sea..... Friday 10/27/2023, in western Liguria a powerful Libeccio blew, which raised a nice big sea. After a few laps, I ended up in Diano Marina, where I went out, and witnessed an epic session by Matteo Iachino (Ita 140).