Photography by Janis Markopoulos
The was forecast to fill in late afternoon saturday and thats just how it went down.
So in the morning, I tended to the gear, and then after lunch, we watched the movie Nights in Rodnathe. Bill, your critique was pretty accurate.
So at any rate, we watch movie and it ends around 3.45, and i hear the wind chimes blowing on the porch. A quick check of the readings showed upper teens at Tower, so we hopped in the van and I was on the water by 4.15
Click on this picture to enlarge. Check out those colors!
5.8 on the floaty board, and the short freetstyle fin.
I was well powered, and I sailed for about and hour and half right up to sunset.
The ramps where like ankle high (lol), but even still, you could find a few to jump. And it was a blast.
I like how the colors change thru this gybe sequence:
For those who've never sailed Tower, keep an eye out for the sand bars. Early on in the sesh, I got pitched. Dangerous...
So I came in and changed to my freestyle fin
I was out there as the sun was going down and I knew we had some spectacular photos!
Reminded me of sailing at The Canadian Hole, where sunsets like this seem to happen just about every day.
In case your wondering why they call this venue Tower Road... U Boat look out towers used during WW2.
You can really see the new panel Olaf put in when he repaired this sail. Avon Sailhouse does great work, so give them a call if that ripped sail needs some work.
Big forecast and Gale warning for Sunday. I'm ready...saddle up.