Tag Archives: Greece

Cape Sounion

Greece, Sounion, Temple, Poseidon

Making the most of my extra day in Greece after the competition had ended, the trusty travel guide came out again to lend some suggestions of where to explore. I headed south and was greeted by some superb views over the Greek coastline. My destination was Cape Sounion to visit the ancient Greek temple of […]

FW Balkan Open, Day 4

Greece, Schinias, Janis Preiss, LAT-23, Paulo dos Reis, BRA-3333, Martin Ervin, EST-202, Trophies

The final day of competition here at the FW Balkan Open showed stronger winds like the first two days. Up to 28 knots were recorded on the race course through the day. In the mini series between James Briggs (GBR-91) and Nikolaos Kampouropoulos (GRE-2000), for final two races of this event Kampouropoulos (GRE-2000) showed superb […]

FW Balkan Open, Day 3

Greece, Schinias, Beach, Starboard, Formula, Windsurfing

Lighter winds today which provided a real challenge as the conditions proved exceptionally shifty and gusty with winds on the course ranging from below 6 knots up to around 18 knots. It became as important to look where the wind was rather than where you were trying to head at times. We managed another full […]

FW Balkan Open, Day 2

Greece, Schinias, Pier, Boats

Paulo dos Reis (BRA-3333) continues to dominate the FW Balkan Open. 7 wins from 7 races, very consistent. We had 20-30 knots on the race course once again today. Thrown in there were some big 30 degree windshifts just to mix things up some more. For the second day of this final event in the […]

FW Balkan Open, Day 1

Greece, Schinias, Beach

The first day of competition here at the FW Balkan Open at Schinias, Greece saw the storms of recent days still lingering. On the race course we had a shifty 20-30+ knots with the second lap of the first race and the third race providing some particularly heavy conditions. The fourth race was abandoned as […]