Saturday, March 29, 2008

March 29, 2008



Temp: 12 deg C


Wind: 3 – 5m/s from the north


Sea Conditions: flat in the bay, choppy outside with some waves mid afternoon.


Visibility: Clear to Enoshima. Squall over Enoshima in the afternoon


Comments: Had the jib up and got back to the bay as the wind picked up. Reached 9mph.
Sailed thought the beacons at Najima straight into the wind.

Forgot my windproof jacket and paid for it as the wind got stronger - wore a short sleeved wetsuit. Eventually had to come in due to the cold just before 3:30.
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March 23, 2008

Temp: 18 deg C

Wind: 5 – 3m/s from the north

Sea Conditions: flat with lots of seaweed at low tide on the north end of the beach. Fishing nets covering about 30% of the bay!

Visibility: Clear to Enoshima


Comments: Managed to squeeze a second day of sailing in this weekend. Richard was out and we went as far as Najima together. Wind dropped off early in the afternoon and moved round to the east.


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Monday, March 24, 2008

March 22, 2008

Temp: 15 deg C


Wind: 5 – 3m/s from the north


Sea Conditions: flat with lots of seaweed at low tide on the north end of the beach. Fishing nets made things difficult in about 30% of the bay.


Visibility: Clear to Enoshima with the white peak of Mt Fuji in the background

Thought it was wetsuit weather but temperatures topped out at 15 deg C by mid afternoon, ie. ‘sweat suit’ conditions.

Winds were forecasted to blow between 3 and 5m/s but there was a point where we were becalmed. Nice flat sea conditions with an offshore wind from the NE to begin with, swinging round to the SE later in the afternoon.


Lots of dinghies out and beginner level windsurfers

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