JIM CLOAREC

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 Jim Cloarec

NATION: France

CRAFT: Windsurf

WHERE DO YOU LIVE: Aix en Provence

YOUR HOME SPOT: Le Jaï

SPONSORS: Many thanks to
– Fanatic and Erwan Bordier
– Point-7 and Andrea Cucchi
– Gasoil and Philippe Cecchi
– Swell Addiction and Mathieu Hurier

YOUR EQUIPMENT:
– Fanatic Falcon 44 Speed 2015
– Point-7 AC1 2015/2016
– Gasoil fins
– Wish AL360

DO YOU USE NEW GEAR? ANY INNOVATION? Yes i do. I’ll use production board 2015 and
new AC1 2016

PERFORMANCES REACHED: 48.33 over 500m

HOW LONG FOR AND LAST TIME YOU HAVE SAILED IN SPEED? I started speed two years ago and my last time was in Les Coussoules near La Franqui

YOUR FAVORITE SPOT FOR SPEED SAILING? The Luderitz’s Channel of course! The best place to be for speed

YOUR BIGGEST OBJECTIVE FOR 2015? Do better than in 2014 with my Fanatic production board

IN YOUR OPINION, WHAT SPEED CAN BE ACHIVIED IN WINDSURFING THIS YEAR CONSIDERING THE BEST CONDITIONS AND THE 2015 RIDERS LIST?
– Male ( currently 52.05 kts) = 54 kts
– Female ( currently 45.83 kts) = 46 kts
– Kitesurfing male ( currently 56.62 kts) = 57 kts

IN YOUR OPINION, WHAT ARE THE MOST IMPORTANT CRITERIA TO ACHIEVE TOP PERFORMENCES?
-Training=3
-Equipment=1
-Sailor=2
-Wind conditions=2
-Type of water/strech of water=1

IF YOU HAVE SAILED THE LUDERITZ CHANNEL BEFORE, IN ONLY 3 WORDS, EXPRESS YOUR FEELINGS WHEN YOU SAILED IT ?
I GONNA DIE!

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