Tag Archives: Italy

FW Italian Open

Italy, Gallipoli, Formula, Windsurfing, Boats, Sea

This was a four day Formula Windsurfing event held in Gallipoli. We were gifted glorious sunshine throughout the event with temperatures of over 30 degrees, something of a change for me having just come from Norway. The fleet went out on the water every day in the light winds, although only on the second and […]

From Norway to Italy…

Germany, Road, Trees

This was always going to be a bit of a mission of a trip starting with the ferry from Norway over to Denmark, through Germany and onto Italy. In Germany, I managed to cut a few corners on the trip taking the scenic and empty minor roads in favour of the autobahn. However, I was […]

Italy to Denmark

Mountains, Austria, Mist, Clouds

It turned into a bit of mission getting from Italy to Denmark. Journey time was slightly increased by the fact that my Sat Nav device decided to take some very random detours to avoid traffic. The first was excellent and found me some cheap fuel, the next through the middle of Hamburg, not so good. […]

Storm in Malcesine

Malcesine Castle, Castello Scaligero, Italy

After the drive back to the Point-7 office at Lake Garda, decided to stretch my legs and take another look around Malcesine on a dramatic stormy day with thunder rolling around the surrounding mountains.

Riccione Formula Windsurfing Grand Prix – Day 4

Formula Windsurfing, Riccione, Italy, Podium, Overall, Casper Bouman, NED-52

After a long morning wait, the wind filled in during the afternoon with a thermal breeze expected to build. Two races were held before thunderstorms and lightning interrupted the afternoons racing. Casper Bouman (NED-52) again won race 3 with Martin Ervin (EST-202) getting line honours in race 4. A couple of bad tactical calls and […]