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A dying sport? I beg to differ!

It’s s source of fun for D, needling me that I’m doing an old man’s sport. “Windsurfing is dying out!” she proclaims. “All the young dudes are kitesurfing.” Well, that’s as may be but windsurfing is a long way from … Continue reading

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Flying fish show the way

On the last day of the holiday in Fuerteventura I was first out on the sea. As I sliced through the dark, deep water on the outside, a school of flying fish broke the surface around me and glided ahead, … Continue reading

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Back in the sea. The taste of brine and tang of life.

At long last, Otherphil and I got back to windsurfing and the day was good. It was good to laugh with him and share a joke. The last couple of months have not been easy for him. I got a … Continue reading

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Living in interesting times

It cannot be said that my life is boring or uneventful, though I suppose my life would seem excessively dull to a polar explorer. Ranulf Fiennnes or Robin Knox-Johnston would surely be driven mad with boredom if they had to … Continue reading

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Not the holiday I had in mind

Otherphil and Richard were very polite. We all paid a lot of money to go to Fuerteventura and there was no wind. Well, OK, there was one decent day and a couple of hours on the second day. The professional … Continue reading

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Windsurfing trip a joke

I got a mail from PP today. He said he dusted down his windsurfing kit and tried to rig up in the garden and it all exploded! Dramatic! So he may not be coming which would drop it down to … Continue reading

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Probably my last chance to loop

Otherphil and I have taken the day off to go windsurfing. It looks rubbish right now but hopefully it will strengthen as the day progresses. I made a list of things I wanted to do before the end of the … Continue reading

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