donderdag 26 mei 2011

Another Speed session @ Horst 26-5-2011

session_date Thursday, May 26, 2011
Spot Wolderwijd - Strand Horst, Netherlands
Board AB + 54, 2009
Sail Point 2K11-7 AC-1 6.3, 2011
Type GPS Navi GT-31
For the first time i ever tried a C3 Slingshot fin underneeth a 54cm wide board, size 23cm.

Average speed 65.3 km / h (67.22 66.99 65.8 64.57 61.9)
Max. 2 sec. (software) 67.99 km / h
100 m run 67.39 km / h
250 m run 66.78 km / h
500 m run 62.25 km / h
Nautical miles 47.2 km / h
1 hour 17.47 km / h
Alpha Racing 0 kmh
Distance 45 km
Duration 1:21:00
Wind speed 16 to 29 knots
Wind direction SW (270)

In the beginning around 3:30 p.m. it was blowing hard enough and right away i did my fastest runs​. shortly after the wind was more off then on.

Walked a lot .. When it began to rain, I used the harder gusts to go upwind.. instead of further downwind.. because i already was far enough.

Too bad, my fifth run, which brings my average down. For the first time i been sailing with a slingshot Fin. I had 2 spinouts today, crashed with 65kmh. The second spinout I could recover.

Oh well, i been planing today. But Wijk aan Zee was subsequently been a better choice for today. Had actually expected more of this speedsession.

Cant wait to try out my other C3 Slingshotsizes 21-25cm.

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