9/14, Grants, 5.2/6.0/86L Wow!

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9/14, Grants, 5.2/6.0/86L Wow!

Postby kenonstott » Thu Sep 14, 2017 3:56 pm

Already tired from so much sailing yesterday and end up with one of the longest, highest wind, days at Grants this year. Not complaining though. On the water a little after 8:00 with last meter reading 27G33. Chose 5.2 over 4.7 and the 5.2 was ok because the wind had dropped off a couple of mph by the time I rigged. Still, maxed out even with maximum outhaul. By 10:00 I came in licking my wounds as Josh and Greg? showed up. Rigged 6.0 for the 22mph winds and did fine until it climbed back up to 27 again. Too bad I had derigged the 5.2. Hung on for dear life until 1:00 and bagged it. Went assuming I would see more rain than wind and ended up having a great small board morning (same as yesterday, don't believe NOAA).
Ken Onstott
Sailing both the Gorge and Utah on my 8'2" HiTech and my 3 Starboards; Sonic 85L, S-Type 115L, and Carve 135L. Small quiver is Northwave, larger sails are Ezzy and Sailworks. Often in my white Odyssey but also in my wife's motor home.
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