Posted by Jeremie
Around the Island Challenge
It’s been w while since my last post on this blog and I feel pretty bad about it.
I have been concentrating on re doing www.kitesurfgrenadines.com the website for my Kitesurfing center in the Caribbean and been working on some other online related projects.
Living on Union island is pretty amazing, even though the island is pretty small there is always something to do and keep you busy.
We have been blessed by an amazing start of the off wind season with wind every day!
I always wanted to kite around Union island, I didn’t know if it would be possible because of the landscape of the island creating a massive wind shadow on the leeward side of Union Island.
Without any preparation or any sponsors we did it, I went with my kite one afternoon with my speedboat following me in case I wouldn’t be able to make it up wind.
The wind shadow part was pretty bad as my kite would just drop from the sky and not relaunch until the next gust, pretty scary when you are a couple miles offshore.
But it worked out and I ended up doing the whole race around the island in less than 2 hours.
Here is the video: