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NameDavid Trewern
HomespotSandy PointVirtual Earth
Sponsor(s)Cabrinha, SHQ, C3

Weight88 kg
Weight Class81-90
Height180 cm
Age classSenior (19-35)
Member sinceMonday, July 4, 2005
Sessions posted11
  Session information
session_dateSunday, December 25, 2005
SpotSandy Point, Australia
BoardC3 Asymmetric directional
KiteCabrinha Crossbow 9.0
FinC3 Custom single 4
Average speed44.28 knots ( 45.7 44.85 43.74 43.67 43.43 )
Max. GPS (display)48.54 knots
Max. 2 sec. (software)47.1 knots
100 m run46.22 knots
250 m run45.45 knots
500 m run44.81 knots
Nautical mile0 knots
1 hour0 knots
Distance0 km

RemarksWow! First time on the new speedboard at the pit and blown away by the result. It seems I lucked onto the perfect conditions for my boards maiden run.

The tide was high but the water very smooth with a slack tide. Light was going quickly when I hit the water, but after scoffing down the Christmas Turkey followed by a 2 hour drive I had to get out there.

My final runs were almost in total darkness, a very eerie experience.

After my first 'shakedown' run I looked at the GPS and saw 45knots! I felt consistently fast throughout most of the course so i was quite sure i had bettered 41.8knots as an average. I managed 7 runs in total before calling it quits, and the track log shows some incredibly consistent runs.

I was running in very shallow water (a couple of inches) . On checking out the course the next day i am not sure this was a good idea. Quite a few sticks etc. in the shallows.

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