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Autumn Storm Season

Windsurfing, James Briggs, GBR-91, jamesbriggs.me, Point-7, Starboard, Vazon Bay, Guernsey

For the northern hemisphere the summer is behind us, the days are drawing shorter and the temperature is steadily dropping. However, the recent storm season with relatively mild temperatures on The Rock has provided some superb conditions out on the water. The beach has been a relative hive of activity and I have enjoyed making […]

2013 Season Summary

Formula, Formula Windsurfing, Windsurfing, James Briggs, GBR-91, jamesbriggs.me, Point-7, Starboard, Christian Bratsch, Lake Neusiedl, Austria

With limited exposure to Formula Windsurfing through 2012 as my focus had been more on Offshore Rowing, an event early in the season in France highlighted that I would need to put in some focussed training in order be competitive. I created a set of simple goals to help retain that focus. My primary goal […]

Formula Windsurfing British Open

Formula, Formula Windsurfing, Windsurfing, UKWA, James Briggs, GBR-91, Point-7, Starboard, Weymouth, WPNSA

The Formula Windsurfing British Open held at Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy was an interesting event for me as I went there with no expectations having had only a limited season. As it turned out, I was actually in first place overall for much of the event and only lost this in the final […]

Sark to Jersey

James Briggs, Rowing, Sark, Jersey, Glow Wellbeing, Aerial-i, Kevin Lajoie

After a week of steady recuperation and training, I felt much more prepared to tackle the Sark to Jersey Offshore Rowing race than my previous outing for the GRC Clameur Challenge. I had company on this voyage. Jon Sexton had kindly agreed that ‘Mogul Duster’ would act as my guard boat for the event with […]