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 […]
After the events were finished, I spent a few extra days exploring Latvia before hitting the return journey to Guernsey.
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.
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.
Enjoyed the refreshing conditions and scenery as Guernsey was hit by some strong conditions at the start of the year.
Decided to make the most of the sunshine and took a stroll along the nearby cliff paths down to the beach.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]