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New Tiger Speed Record

Vassiliki was treated to 25 knots cross-off wind giving very flat water and some sweet gusts. Total Joyrider’s own Joe Bennett gave it big beans on a Tiger getting a personal best of 22.14 knots on a pretty hairy toe curler of a 2 sail reach.  

7 Weeks of Speed – final results

After 7 weeks of had and fast sailing, the final weekend treated us to winds in excess of 30 knots, proper white knuckle speed runs. We’ll be doing it again next year, just higher faster and for the whole season.

7 Weeks of Speed

As we head into the mid section of the summer season here in Vassiliki, full power, the conditions are really firing. Windy afternoons now every day. The new 7 weeks of speed competion is a speed trials that we’ll be running out here at Wildwind until the end of August. The Aim is to get […]

Early Speed Runs

The season now 3 weeks in, there has been some pretty decent wind to get out and give it some beans Joe + Gabriel (GRE) Hobie Pacific (single wire) max speed: 19.8 knots Joe + Mieke (NED) Hobie 16 Max Speed: 22.6 knots Joe + Bernd (GER) Hobie 16 Average Speed (30 seconds) 22.1 knots […]

Who’s on the team (update)

As well as those members mentioned before we’re now joined by; Oscar (seems to like windsurfing?) Markus (Austrian Hobie autocrat) and just in Carl (Swedish Hobie 16 pilot)

The Season Begins

Now well into the first week of this new season in Sunny Vassiliki. The conditions have been good although pretty gusty at times resulting in some spectacular crashes. We’re joined at the moment by two times Tornado World Champion and Olympic silver medalist, Kostas Trigonis who is running a training week with 5 Hobie Tigers. […]

Who’s on the team?

Currently; Joe (fleet commander) Marko (chemicals) Ash (Bigdog hanging out the back) Gibbo (dirty Abo) Sam (not as short as Ash) Eloise (heavy lifting) Aaron (pulling strings) Lenny (new lad, should do well)

Vassiliki – getting ready for action

The Wildwind Joyrider team are currently in Vassiliki putting the finishing touches to the fleet. Should be getting stuck in to some serious pre-season training in a few days.

Welcome to Total A brand new website for Cat sailors.

You’ll find here some fine tutorials – at the moment just relating to boat maintenance

but coming soon more on sailing technique and other stuff that you should find useful.

If there’s anything specific you feel that a tutorial would be useful for, let me know and i’ll set about

knocking one up.