Hank's WindLog for Tuesday May 11, 2010

1st session in 2010
Sailed at Hatchery, WA
Wind from the W (mph)
        Lulls: 23
        Average: 27
        Gusts: 35
Rated a 6 of 10

Board: Starboard Kode 94
Sail: 4.5 Gaastra Poison
Fin: Wave fin
Suit: 5/3 Full
Water Temperature: 52 F
Air Temperature: 61 F

A good day for first day of the season after 5 months off. Sunny, pretty warm and even the water wasn't too bad--didn't go back for the hood. The wind was strong and a good test to get the heebie jeebies out. Boy am I out of shape though. Just three short sessions and the thick wetsuit and cold water did my grip in. The gusts didn't help either, but mainly just me--luckily I wasn't sinking too bad if you know what I mean. Managed a few ugly jibes. Amazingly, I didn't forget anything after pulling random bits from all over the garage. Had a good day on the slopes last Sunday--this weekend is the last one on the mountain.