Tag Archives: Photography

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 […]

Guernsey Powerboat Racing

Guernsey, Boats, Powerboats, Racing

No time on the water today for me; light winds and there was a powerboat race taking place where I would have launched the rowing boat from. Instead, I enjoyed a swift stroll to the top of the hill in the sunshine and watched a bit of the racing, requirement to be outdoors satisfied.

Spring in Herm

Herm, Jethou, Rocks, Guernsey Rowing Club, Blue Sky

With six weeks to go until the Guernsey Rowing Club season begins, a social trip over to the neighbouring island of Herm was arranged. We couldn’t have asked for better spring conditions.

2011 Season Summary

James Briggs, GBR-91, jamesbriggs.me, Point-7, Starboard, Formula, Windsurfing

The 2011 Formula Windsurfing season has come to a close for me. I am now once again back in Guernsey working on how to cover the expenses incurred through the campaign. Alongside this, I look forward to hitting the local beaches here for some fun times through the winter storms whilst everyone else runs for […]

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 […]

Karosta

Beach, Rocks, Chris Bond, GBR-98, Latvia, Karosta

Hit the bikes with Chris Bond (GBR-98) and disappeared off on a tour of Karosta after the event at Liepaja had finished. There was the option to explore the underground labyrinth under the ruins of the northern fortress if you took along a torch. A little more tricky with no light apart from the flash […]

Liepaja

Latvia, Liepaja

This was registration day for the FW European Championships. Being here early paid off as was prompt for the registration process, completing everything by 1030 so leaving the rest of the day to explore Liepaja whilst waiting for the forecast wind to build. Liepaja is known throughout Latvia as, “The city where the wind is […]