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Old 28 November 2004, 12:42   #1
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Wakeboarding in Torbay 28/11/04

Dispite a very cold, brisk North wind we managed to find some flat water over near Torquay. Having failed miserably last time we went I was determined to do better and stand up!!! .

I managed it and by the end of the day was being dragged around (almost in control of the board) .
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Old 28 November 2004, 12:47   #2
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I also managed some quite impressive dismounts from my board. The first of which is the most dignified.

All in all a cracking day out. The sun was shining and other than a chilly breeze it was really nice out on the water. I can't believe people winterise their boats and don't use them over the winter .
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Old 28 November 2004, 12:56   #3
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jeeez, bet that was nippy!

Congrats on getting up (er, should I rephrase that?!), its a great feeling when you finally do it isn't it (maybe I should rephrase that too )?!!

Next time you go out, you'll progress really quickly...thats what I found anyway!

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Old 28 November 2004, 13:05   #4
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I can't believe people winterise their boats and don't use them over the winter .
Some of us keep going

Cool photos...Very honest record of the experience!

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Old 28 November 2004, 13:26   #5
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cool photos mate! - im so gonna learn that next year!

just got back from windsurfing at hayling, waters not that cold, the wind chill factor is tho
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Old 29 November 2004, 03:42   #6
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just got back from windsurfing at hayling, waters not that cold, the wind chill factor is tho
Respect Olly! (Those were the days..high summer only though!)

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Old 29 November 2004, 04:16   #7
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what sort of speed do you aim to get towed at??
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I think 24mph is competition speed...not sure though

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Old 29 November 2004, 07:42   #9
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what sort of speed do you aim to get towed at??
Riders preference, I like 18mph on a wakeboard, faster on a monoski
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Old 29 November 2004, 08:45   #10
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I usualy board at 22ish
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