Tuesday, March 30, 2010

Pozo Wipeouts

If you want to see some classic Pozo wipeouts click on here .
Above pic taken from Boardseeker magazine.

Godfrey's Kiteworld Mag Winning Photo

The above pic was a winner in the Kiteworld Magazine. Tom took this photo of Godfrey with his mobile phone. Lovely pic - love the way Godfrey is doing one of his 'signature' jumps in the middle of the sunset.

Tuesday, March 23, 2010

.................but SUP's have been around longer than you think!

All this stuff about SUP's being the latest fad............these guys in Peru have been doing it for ages!
Once again thanks to my fellow blogger Horsey
for the info and letting me steal his pics!

Starboard's New SUP!

Starboard seem to have the knack of coming out with original ideas. This is the latest - 2 piece SUP!

Gozo's 35 kilo 'Gbejna'

Read this short article from The Times of Malta today.

Friday, March 19, 2010

Anchors Discovered From Paul's Ship Wreck in Malta (Acts 27, 28)

This is really interesting. There are many theories as to where St. Paul actually was shipwrecked in Malta................this is one of them!

Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Manwel Flying high Kitesurfing

This was put together by Tommy who lent his GoPro HD camera to Manwel while kitesurfing.

Sunday, March 14, 2010

Kiters had a Great Day Today

Goran teaching his son


This guy is fairly new on the scene and doing well






Today gave us a cold dying North Easterly wind, but it was perfect for the Kitesurfing community who made the most of it in Mellieha Bay.

Thursday, March 11, 2010

Windsurf Movie 1_0001.wmv

This is the first movie Tommy has put together using his new GoPro HD camera.

Tuesday, March 09, 2010

North Easterly Wind

We had some great North Easterly wind on Sunday. Fortunately we sailed early so got a few hours in before the rain set in later on in the afternoon. During the night it turned more North East and the wind increased to gale force which brought in bigger waves. The East coastline of Malta was a terrific sight on Monday with way over mast high waves breaking all along from Ghallis down to Pembroke. It was a great sight to watch and no doubt some of the wave surfers were out in the afternoon.
Above are two stills taken from some video clips with the boom mounted GoPro camera. One was taken in the Channel during the week in a Westerly wind so the air is beautifully clear. The other was taken on Sunday in the very murky air of a North Easterly wind - the difference in clarity is quite amazing - humidity on Sunday was up to around 94%.

Thursday, March 04, 2010


Regular followers of my blog will, obviously, notice I have finally gone away from the revolting pinky coloured blog page I had and changed it to a kinder looking blue. I just wish I could stretch the actual blog page to cover the screen. My good blogging friend, Horsey, very kindly gave me advice on how to do it but it is really complicated. Can anyone explain in an easy 123 steps on what to do or does one really have to be a computer nerd to be able to understand it all and edit the html knowing what all the letters are numbers are all about!!

Monday, March 01, 2010

The Best Way to Run a Marathon

Above are a couple of friends of mine - Mark is a keen windsurfer and yachtsman besides doing alot of other sporting activities and his wife Debbie is also a very good basketball player.
They had the sweetest little boy last year and it's great to see that not only has the baby NOT held them back but is now part of their sporting activities.
This weekend the Malta Marathon was held and I nicked this pic of them participating. I don't know who took it but once I find out I will credit the photographer on this post.
What a brilliant way to do the marathon............though my first choice would definitely be the one sitting in the buggy!!


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