Wavesailing


Windsurfing Tourmaline, San Diego 3-6-15

Posted on March 7th, by San Diego Windsurfing Association in Newsletters, SDWA News, Sessions. No Comments

Decent conditions were bestowed on a few lucky sailors at Tourmaline yesterday the 6th of March.  Winds while everyone was rigging was upwards of 20mph due to a nice Santa Ana breeze coming around Mount Soledad and compressing itself as it came around the point and got sucked into Mission Bay.  Conditions by the time everyone hit the water were around 13-16mph with waves that were 2-3ft in size and relatively soft in shape.  Luckily enough Chuck Mo. was there to document our experience so big thanks for taking his time to take the video and edit it all together!!

Video Below:
Featured Sailors in order of appearance: Andrew C (Ezzy Purple, Blue, wearing helmet), Chuck Ma. (Solid Blue Maui Sails Superfreak), and Dan S (Ezzy Blue and Black with 2 pieces of duct tape on the top)

Also another video taken and … Read More »



Andrew and Steve at The AWT Punta San Carlos

Posted on August 27th, by San Diego Windsurfing Association in General Windsurfing News, SDWA News. No Comments

Essentially the AWT is the result of one person’s ( Sam Bittner) effort to re-ignite interest in wave-sailing competitions in the USA. Every year the AWT holds events in Santa Cruz, Pistol River, Peru, Punta San Carlos, Cape Hatteras and Maui. They also participate in other windsurfing events around and about, such as at the Gorge. The number of competitors ranges from 40-100 depending on location. They have divisions for Pro, Amateurs, Masters (>45), Grand Masters (>55), Women and Youth.

For those of you who don’t know what the AWT is – see http://americanwindsurfingtour.com

It was a tough week at the AWT in Punta San Carlos for both competitors and especially the organizers with a lack of consistent wind. PSC is located about 350 miles south of San Diego down Baja Hwy 1. If you do not stay at Solo Sports , which … Read More »