People seemed VERY anxious to get out as per quebecwind windsurf forum ... Chantal said she was out on a 4.0 m² sail with her 115 pounds. I joked saying with my 230 pounds I would still need an 8-oh. Others said they were out on 5.x sized sails.
When I got there around noon, the parking lot was FULL:
That is one half of the lot and the other half was just as full with people coming down the path from the residential area behind.
There were about 2-3 windsurfers and about a dozen kiters:
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One kiter confirmed they were rigging 9 to 10 m² "sails"/kites. Typically I divide this in two (2) to see what one might use on a windsurfer ... Georges says this is NOT a good formula, but works for me - so far ... With my weight I often divide by two and then add one or so meters ...
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Based on the charts from Luc Marinier's weather station on Ile Bizard, winds were still good in the afternoon !!
and a video like this:
Two weeks later we were hearing about things like this:
Who says we are experiencing global warming ??