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[*] posted on 3-16-2019 at 07:34 PM


GLX - Thanks forthe beach update. Forecast and tide looked like it would be a sweet day, to bad I could not make it up. Sounds like there is a story about your arm. Hope you heal quick and I look forward to riding with you again when you return!



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[*] posted on 3-18-2019 at 08:16 AM


Quote: Originally posted by Glx  


Would have been an awesome day to set a new PB. Shame that the desire for more speed got to me a couple of weeks back.



What happened?




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[*] posted on 3-18-2019 at 01:33 PM


Did you loose gravity?:o
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[*] posted on 3-18-2019 at 02:28 PM


Not kite related.
Downhill skiing in Western Mass decided that I was not going fast enough standing up because of wind resistance. Started crouching and adding a few more mph, until an epic crash followed and ended up with an extra bone sticking up on my left wrist.
Lesson to be learned you dont bounce up like you are 20 when you start getting older. ;)
No kitting for at least a couple more months, and more importantly missing on all the fun at WBB this spring. :(




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[*] posted on 3-24-2019 at 04:46 PM


Had a choice to go on ice/snow or beach today. Picked beach. We saved hours of travel time












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[*] posted on 3-24-2019 at 05:00 PM


I'm jealous. I was up in the area dropping my son off at Endicott. Had that not been the case I would've joined you.



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[*] posted on 3-27-2019 at 04:34 PM


Nice to see you guys having fun. Hopefully another month or two before I can join.



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[*] posted on 3-30-2019 at 03:36 PM


On shore winds today... steady as anything. Low to mid teens.











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[*] posted on 3-30-2019 at 05:48 PM


How did Nahant look today? I went there last week Sunday morning and there was seaweed and algae all over the beach.
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[*] posted on 3-30-2019 at 07:08 PM


I finally got to ride at a local beach. I've never lived anywhere I could drive to a beach to Buggy in a few hours. I ride at Grand Isle south of New Orleans. Just over from Port Fourchon where the helicopters take the oil rig workers to work from. Wind never seems to match the forecast and is always more down the beach than onshore. But I put in about 12 miles and maybe 200 turns. A handful of times I had enough wind and angle to get a half mile run down the beach if I worked the kite. I'm going to try a few other beaches next time opportunity rises.



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[*] posted on 3-30-2019 at 07:22 PM


A lot can change in a day- never mind a week. All clear except last tenth of a mile at Lynn end.









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[*] posted on 4-3-2019 at 01:58 AM


Guys. My name is Matt and I'm a Boston Area kiter. I recently made a commitment to completely switch to foil kites and bought a quiver of FS Souls. It's a bit intimidating and I'm wondering if anyone is available for hire to walk through some of the basics. I generally hydrofoil in Duxbury but I live West of the city. Happy to travel to Nahant or pb. I'm mostly unsure if I've set up kites correctly and have some questions about solo landing and launching tips since I ride solo a lot. I requested some help on Kiteforum and a member was kind enough to suggest I reach out to this generous group. Cheers. Matt.
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[*] posted on 4-3-2019 at 08:28 AM


these guys will show but...
you can show at Wildwood NJ this week and im sure all will be good after that
nothing like an adventure:thumbup:




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[*] posted on 4-3-2019 at 03:21 PM


Hi Matt. Most of the Nahant group are Fixed Bridal fliers(use 2 handles instead of depower/bar control)...so we won't be of much help. There are a lot of kite surfers here who may be able to help when they are around setting up..but most use LEI single skins.
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[*] posted on 4-4-2019 at 04:50 PM
West of Boston help


I live in Wellesley and fly fixed bridle if you still need help.
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[*] posted on 4-4-2019 at 04:52 PM


Fixed and depower foil kites.




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[*] posted on 4-14-2019 at 04:02 PM
On- shores s'more!


Four of us showed up to fly and ride for a super nice on'shore day. Winds barely broke single digits. ..so we had our biggest kites out.

Paul killed it with his 8.5 Blade... holding a lot of power. I had a 6.4 Blade and Peter had a PKD 6m Combat. Brian on Depower with a Gin Eskimo 14m.



















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[*] posted on 4-14-2019 at 04:28 PM


Great day. Thanks for sharing the videos.



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[*] posted on 4-15-2019 at 07:34 PM


More On-shores coming Weds..? Time to call in sick...:megan:


A few more videos...








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