Session reports
0
0
0
s2smodern

User Rating: 0 / 5

Star InactiveStar InactiveStar InactiveStar InactiveStar Inactive
 

Hit and run in France for the weekend, to take a powerful mistral wind, less stable than usual, though. In addition to enjoying the usual beauty of the views, we took the opportunity to test some 2018 gear.

 

Windsurf session: Six Fours Les Plages, Le Brusc (France)

 

Technical session data:

Spot: Le Brusc 

Wind: Mistral, with a significant component from the West, sometimes even South West, unstable with peaks up to almost 40 kts.

Water surface: first, small chop; then, higher and messy chop, except for regular waves of about 1.5-2 meters in front of the Cape, south of the spot.

Sail: Lofsails Wavescape 4.2 2018, first, Ezzy Elite 4.2 2018, then.

Board:  Fanatic Quad TE 2013, 87, con default fins (Choco Fins 2x10cm / 2x14,5cm G10).

Rider's weight: 70 kgs

Clothing: 5 mm wetsuit, 3 mm surf shoes, open palm mittens, neoprene cap.

Air temperature: 15-16 °C

Sea water temperature: 14 °C

 

DSC 0103

DSC 0127

DSCN4597

 

Comment:

Saturday (20/01), almost to be forgotten in Hyeres (the Madrague), with wind from the west - south west, around 20 knots, but very unstable (then it raised to 30 knots after 16.30, but when it started to rain...). We consoled ourselves finally going to try the Chez Mico, a Sanary sur mer, for dinner..... 

Sunday, January 21, instead, we woke up with a nice sunny day, warm for January, and with good wind forecast.

After breakfast, we check the spot of La Coudouliere.

In the water already a few riders, including the young French talent Loick Lesauvage, already committed to his training (the guy will surely make a long way, no doubt about it). In the video, at the end of the article, and in the photos below, you can admire Loick in action. I must say that it is always very pleasant to admire the fluidity of his movements in the water. Everything seems easy and obvious, when it is not (just think that under his feet, most likely, had a Goya Quad of 70 liters ....).

DSC 0017

DSC 0026

DSC 0066

DSC 0074

DSC 0083

The Coudou does not appear in the best conditions: wind from the west (and therefore a bit onshore, with more difficulty to go out and surf the wave), relatively small wavea (1.5 meters in the surfable area, a little higher at center of the bay). The wind seems a little unstable, with powerful gusts. The water surface, however, is always very beautiful, with a leveled flat surface, between the two successive waves, and..... waves, anyway .....! Otherwise, we should check the near Bandol.

With friends we decide to move to Le Brusc, a little further South (even if, all things considered, I'd have rather to ride at Coudou, anyway).

Central part omitted. The reading of the main part of this article is reserved to registered users, who are also supporters of Waterwind.it. If you are not yet registered, or if you are registered with a free account, and you want to become our supporter, please read here.

DSC 0162

DSCN4584

I put everything away and undress at about 16.30, amid a beautiful windstorm. We returne to Milan around at 10pm, after a break for a pizza in Liguria.

Aloha. Fabio

 

Click here, for the slidegallery of La Coudouliere in the morning

Click here, for the slidegallery of Le Brusc 

 

Comments at the end of the article are welcome (if you are not registered on Disqus, and you do not want to do so, you can access it with your social account). And remember that comments on facebook vanish away, while here are everlasting.

Send usthe report (even short ones) of your sessions with some photos and videos, or your spots and equipment reviews. We will publish on Waterwind, to share them with everyone!

Are you a passionate windsurfer? Do you want to collaborate with us? Read here, then!

If you want to sponsor Waterwind and advertise with us, or place your banner inside this article, contact us.

Help Waterwind.it, and support us!

Buy Waterwind Gadgets!

 

The video of La Coudou

 

 

The video of Le Brusc

 

0
0
0
s2smodern

This site uses cookies, including from third parties, in order to improve your experience and to provide services in line with your preferences. By closing this banner, scrolling this page or by clicking any of its elements you allow the use of cookies. If you want to learn more or opt out of all or some cookies go to the Cookie Policy.