HELLO FRIENDS WELCOME TO SMOOTH IN THE HARBOUR CROSSING WINDSURFING THAT COMBINES THE MUNICIPALITIES OF PALAU AND SANTA TERESA Gallura, WHICH TAKES PLACE BETWEEN THE PORT AND HARBOR SMOOTH CHICKEN !!!
IN THE NAME OF WINDSURFING: DIRECT EXPRESSION OF SO-CALLED-SPORTS ACTIVE TOURISM ….
Once again, the AJO ‘CLASSIC is the EVENT (non-competitive) windsurfing open to all, took place in ideal conditions wind 15/20 knots, sun, colors and emotions, just like our wonderful island can’ give … ..
Things started well from the start for this edition of the Ajo ‘Classic 2012. The inscriptions are numerous, beyond the set limit of 50: in fact, as well as 52 members from all over the island and the continent, we have also registered foreigners! . On the competition Thursday morning we see different faces tough racers, most notably those of the Swiss champion Andrea Colombo, Caesar Lami etc …: the forecast is promising and the race promises to be very interesting from the start.
Thursday, November 1 after the formalization of the members all’AJO ‘CLASSIC 2012 … we start in the early afternoon the wind becomes sufficient to start the first practice session for the in-shore and LITTLE BOYS; Agropastoral out from the beach (motocross style) and is now brawl! The show is exciting and cheering really intense, we do play two tests with a race course designed wishbone; After a few minutes we can draw another path much more technical and fun, with the participation of all OPEN excluding SMALL. A sort of middle distance with two cross a deep downwind and upwind dividing the gulf exactly diagonally from northwest to southeast, which manages to play two more tests, tough enough, in the bay of Porto SMOOTH, and when the sun begins to approaching on the horizon, there is still time to do another test to SMALL, the beach is transformed: suddenly laid tables, cooks busy, music accompanying. Start the party: the evening slips through a plate of pasta and desserts of all kinds, this will be repeated for all four days of the event …
Wednesday November 2 after leaving the morning free to the most SMALL to allow it to carry out their “work” that is, the search in the houses of the village of sweets and nuts etc. here is called “AND MANY MANY”; the others are all from the beach soon. The wind is already blowing and it is the right one: west wind around 15 knots. In short, the playing field is ready and is called the skippers’ meeting for ALL, excluding SMALL … today’s all do the CLASSIC … long for that year was made with the help of two buoys in the Gulf Porto Smooth, creating a path-way passing around a big boat / buoy fitted with eye-catching banners, positioned in the direction of Spargiotto, which made it possible to easily retrace the return. The jury decided to start a rabbit, in the early afternoon which proves highly appreciated and just as spectacular. For SMALL, two tests today, by popular demand … the start will be for them to rabbit, given five minutes from the beach, quadrilateral path as the first day, with parents in tow, and wild relatives armed with camera etc …
All competitors start strong. But the Ajo ‘immediately reveals a matter of tactics as well as speed. After the departure of all direct the beam toward the first buoy near Coluccia by leaving it to starboard jibe to throw in deep downwind, head down to the mouth of Smooth, here is the weird second mark, leaving it to the left, heading, with a long traverse towards Spargiotto to jibe the boat / buoy, headed by Mariolino, leaving it to starboard and back through the port tack; the experts have slowed down a bit ‘pace because they know that inside the bay of Smooth tacked after the buoy at the mouth to go up with a long close-hauled on starboard tack towards the mark Coluccia to turn left leaving go upwind on port tack broad, with continuous jumps and drops in wind, positioned in front of the arrival CLUB PORTO SMOOTH finally arrived. Out of 38 starters in 30 have completed the course regularly, only 8 have not completed the “long” means assistance at sea was flawless, a special thanks goes to the team of Palau’s Marine Police.
The day ends at the Port Smooth Club, with games and competitions in the sea of SMALL, two tests today, by popular demand … the start will be for them to rabbit, given five minutes from the beach, just in time to retrace the quadrilateral path as the first day, parents and relatives triggered, in the wake of young athletes, armed with camera etc …
Saturday, November 3rd the wind dropped, now you should play the Slalom Championship Zonal III ZONE IVF-AICW, the wind does not rise then you make the games conivolgendo the parents, relatives and carers of members, all’Ajo ‘Classic 2012 .
Sunday, November 4 seems to raise a little to the south-west but the wait is in vain, unfortunately even today you can play the slalom zonal, then Francesca Alvisa proposes to make the Long SMALL, LISCIA- PORTO PORTO POLLO going outside the reef Horses and to compete in a long distance canoe with all open enrolled, location: departure from the Club Harbor Smooth mark to be left to starboard at the center bay horses turn the rock to the north of the island of Seagulls, leaving it to starboard to ridirigendosi buoy in the center of the bay to get to the Club Porto Smooth.
EVERYTHING ‘FLAT YARN WE ARE HAPPY TO HAVE ORGANISED THIS EVENT ….
well NINE award categories. All participants will be awarded with the pendant lucky charm of the wild surf and the degree of participation, with the final photo of all the participants at sunset has already happened !!!. One regret of not being able to compete in the slalom race of the zonal Sardinian !!! we had asked to do it in 4 days but we were told to do so imposed in two !!! Result … ZERO ZONE !!!
More than 500 people a day came to the beach intrigued by AJO ‘CLASSIC 2012, with a peak during the day of Friday, November 2 where the beach of smooth Sciumara was invaded by about a thousand people, attracted also by the departure of long- distance considering the weather is good for windsurfing that to be the sea … THANK yOU FOR EVEN RRD PRESENTATATO PREVIEW tHE NEW SAIL “CAMBERATA” in 2013 and have provided, gadgets and gifts, the event.
Great sun, great wind and great fun: it begins the countdown to the year 2013. You are all invited.
ORDER OF ARRIVAL BY CATEGORY: strong>AJO’ CLASSICA (lunga) OPEN-GENERALE 1 COLOMBO ANDREA
The following number of tests have been played: 5 for the SMALL (including 1 long) strong>
3 for BOYS (including 1 long)
3 for the OPEN (including 1 long)
1 long CANOE