Monthly Archives: March 2012

2016 Equipment Evaluations Wrap Up

Light winds meant that the final day at the 2016 Equipment Evaluations in Santander, Spain wrapped up earlier than expected. The decision to cancel the day was made at the 09:30 sailor briefing, but after eight days of evaluating the … Continue reading

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Day 4 Kiteboarding Report – Courtesy Of IKA

Day four here in Santander looked like a lay day which gave the ISAF evaluation panel for the kiteboarding format trials the opportunity to present their first conclusions to the 18 sailors from 10 nations and four continents. An equipment … Continue reading

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Wind And Waves Test Sailors

Sailors and manufacturer boats were tasted today by 15 knot winds and big waves as sailing took place outside of the channel for the second day running. Racing took place in both the skiff and multihulls allowing sailors a chance … Continue reading

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All Set For 12:00 Launch

We are all set to launch at 12:00 here in Santander as we plan to venture out of the channel again and into the Bay of Santander. And just in time, some of the multihull footage uploaded just in time, … Continue reading

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What Do Sailors Do When They Wait For Wind?

Whilst we wait for the wind to fill in here in Santander the sailors have found another way to occupy themselves, and that’s a makeshift game of volleyball in the carpark. The Hobie Cat trailer is being used as one … Continue reading

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Day Two Kiteboarding Report Courtesy Of IKA

With the sunshine and warm temperatures the wind arrived as well at the second day of the ISAF kiteboarding format trials in Santander, Spain. After the morning briefing, the whole kiteboarding fleet headed over to Playa Sardinero the prepare their … Continue reading

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Glorious Conditions As Sailors Vacate The Bay

Today saw the multihull and skiff sailors move out of Santander Bay and into more challenging conditions outside of the bay. And it was glorious sailing conditions for the multihull, skiffs and kiteboarders with a steady 10 knot breeze and … Continue reading

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