Ben Proffit, pictured was one of the few to get out yesterday before the temperature plummets over the next few days. Ben said that the water was still pretty warm, and he only got hot hands twice. (only!) Ben, sailing at Bigbury was out on a 5.0 and a freestyle wave board.

Weather experts are predicting that this cold period could last for another two weeks, ahead of possibly the coldest winter since time began..

OK, prehaps not time began, but for the last decade anyway. With such a forecast we are hearing multiple stories of uk windsurfers packing their bags and leaving in a mass exodus. It could be a quiet one here in the UK. Hopefully the forecasters have got it wrong, and the south westerlies return before the seas ice over and windsurfing Armageddon begins...

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