Not one drop

Since Wednesday the forecast had some rain ready even for our little corner of the island. Sometimes more, sometimes a little less, for overnight and for daytime. Yet nothing has reached us yet. Apparently the computers are unable to coup with the current situation....

Pleasing

… not only Carnival is in action in Santa Cruz. Also the forecast for the next two weeks seem pretty optimistic. We do expect one sneaky day where the wind direction indicates us a „W“ for West in the 16 – Day – Listing. But all in all, the pressure seems to be quite...

Happy New Year!

What kind of a start to 2017 is this? The first week brings us a disastrous lull, and a couple of knots from the west – if all goes well… At least no rain. I guess that is something. So let’s not start complaining just yet. Especially when we see...

Fourth advent

So as the holidays are slowly approaching the columns on the graph seem to promise us not a white Christmas but at least a windy one. About time too. We have been making do with the big kites, wearing an extra layer of clothing and, worst of all, thinking of taking an...

A sigh of relief

It looks like the wait is over. We somehow managed to get through this loooong month of low wind, interrupted with a couple of west wind freestyle/race sessions. At least the conditions were absolutely perfect for our windsurfing beginners: light winds simply...

Lulls

This is what Stand Up Paddle days feel like! We had almost forgotten the sensation already. For weeks, no, months the wind gods have been providing us with enough air to keep up flying over the water with sails and kites. Since the end of May El Médano has shown...