Water Based

Kiteboard Repair

On Saturday I managed to split a fin and the corner of my CrazyFly kiteboard after getting a little too close to the shoreline and running out of water. The front screw split the fin […]

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Kiteboarding at Saunton.

This post is a bit of an experiment to see if my feedburner rss feed will now pull through images from this blog. It must require great patience to sit on the beach waiting for […]

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Two little videos.

A little video from kitesurfing this weekend and one from last weekend at the Chew Solo Open.  The former is filmed using a W60 and the latter my iPhone4s. Given the quality of the iPhone […]

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Deck Camera Mount

How to build a T-Piece fitting from an Ikea chopping board so I can film sailing with a camera mounted to the foredeck bow plate of the Solo. […]

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Contender Setup

Having just bought an old Contender I thought it would be useful to collate together all the tips and hints I gather in terms of rigging. So here goes

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New Boat

So after much deliberation, procrastination and general indecision I have bought a new boat. I’m now the proud owner of Contender GB478. […]

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Project Cam Rig

There is a current craze for recording yourself doing stuff and posting it to YouTube, Vimeo at al. While some of these videos are quite amazing and/or so obviously being used as commercial promotions I […]

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Saunton Kite Video Experiment.

With 12 months off the water we expected very little from this session. However, never to be lacking in enthusiasm Bertie came armed with his new camera and couldn’t wait to get trigger happy recording […]

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What Boat?

There are so many possible sailing boats that one might want to own/sail.  The major decisions are: number of crew; number of hulls; club rules and fleets; and budget.     Once those major decisions are decided […]

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Sailing Roots

So, I’ve decided to start exploring my water-based roots and return to sailing, a sport I first tried in 1984/5 aged 13.   Why you might ask? Well sometimes, when you don’t live on the coast […]