ALBERTO POSSATI

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ALBERTO POSSATI LUDERITZ SPEED CHALLENGE

ALBERTO POSSATI

Nation: Italy

Craft (wind / kite): Wind

Where do you live? ITALY

Your Home spot: no home spot…

Sponsors: Starboard/Severne/ AL360

Your equipment: Starboard iSonic Speed 44+44 proto

Do you use new gear? Any innovation? 2015 gear, standard speed gear

Performances reached (please specify if it’s over 500m or top speed): 45.87Kn/500m, 48,55Kn max (luderitz 2013)

How long for and the last time you have sailed in speed? Afiartis, Karpathos, July 2015

Your favourite spot for Speed Sailing? Why?: Luderitz (you guessed that?!?), La Franqui (smooth, friendly, fast, fun)

Your biggest objective for 2015? To go faster than 2013 (and don’t crash soo badly on my first run like I did in 2014!)

In your opinion, what speed can be achieved in windsurfing this year considering the best conditions and the 2015 riders list?

*male (currently 52.05 kts) = 53 Kts/500m in TOP canal/wind conditions

*female (currently 45.83 kts) = 47Kts/500m in TOP canal/wind conditions

In kitesurfing?

*male (currently 56.62 kts) = 57.5Kts/500

 

In your opinion, what are the most important criteria to achieve top performances?

Score: 1 – 5 / 1 = very important & 5 = less important

  • Training 4
  • Equipment 4
  • Sailor 5
  • Wind conditions 5
  • Type of water / stretch of water 5

 

If you have sailed the Lüderitz channel before, in only 3 words, express your feelings when you sail it? LUCKY-HAPPY-EXCITED

ALBERTO POSSATI LUDERITZ SPEED CHALLENGE

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