Alissa's WindLog for Saturday January 19, 2008

6th session in 2008
Sailed at Port Aransas, TX
Wind from the NE (mph)
        Average: 24
Rated a 7 of 10

Board: mistral syncro fish '06 77
Sail: 5.2 Worldsail '05
Suit: 4/3 steamer with hood

6 The cold this day scared me!!! My dash thermometer was reading 41 and gradually creeping up to 43 by the time I got to the beach. I got out of the car once to get gas and almost headed back home. But....surprise surprise....I was actually quite comfortable on the water. The only problem was the major arm fatigue I get when I add an extra layer, I guess due to the constriction. My biggest complaint today, if I had to make one, is that I rigged too big! But overall this was a day to enjoy the strange feeling of being warm and comfortable amid the chilly spray, and realizing I can handle this weather, all thanks to the peer pressure, without which I would likely have been at home snuggled on the couch and reading about other people's adventures.