You were teased…you were warned: The East Coast Fall Windsurfing Regatta takes place Saturday, October 10, with a “rain date” (rain won’t stop us, but lightning or no wind might) of Sunday October 11th.)
There will be fun races, there will be serious races, and there will be lots of races. If you can tack and jibe moderately well, you want to be there. If you’re not sure this is for you, talk to anyone who raced at the last two East Coast Windsurfing Festivals…they’ll talk you into it (because they had such a great time!)
Where will the races be held? That depends on the wind forecast.
*If the wind is due East, due West, or anywhere South of East or West, we’ll race at Heckscher Park.
*If the wind is WNW to NW we’ll race at West Neck beach.
*If the wind is North to ENE we’ll race at Steers Beach.
The race masters will announce the location the day before, based on the forecast. Pre-registered racers will be emailed directly, and details will also be posted in rec.windsurfing, the iWindsurf forums, the Yahoo Long Island Windsurfing Group, and on this blog at PeconicPuffin.com.
If you’re in, send an email to Jill Marr and let her know. We’ll have updates and additional information between now and race day, and look forward to seeing you on the water (preferably behind me, but probably in front!)
(Racers after the start of the East Coast Windsurfing Festival in June. Photo by Bill Doutney)