Defi Diva – The Diva Rides Another Day

by Amber, aka d’FEE dee-VAH By the time I had warmed up, eaten a huge hamburger sandwich, applied some of Jurgen’s 50SPF sunblock on my now deep fried skin, and found my gear, the second Skipper’s meeting for the day was in full swing. The wind had picked up from where it had been during the […]

Defi Diva – Tramontane 1, Diva 0

by Amber, aka Defi Diva  (and in your best pseudo French accent, say d’FEE dee-VAH!) As I pulled myself and my gear from the rescue boat and sloshed toward the shore, I looked out at the distant sand dunes through a brown gritty haze. The sand was whipping in finger-like strands along the beach. I […]

Defi Diva – The First Mark

by Amber, aka Defi Diva Having never ridden a bull, I can only guess that what I was experiencing out on the water was very similar. During the Skipper’s meeting they had warned that the launch area and the waters up to the starting line were “a bit gusty”. I suppose the term “understatement” would […]