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by windrider99
Sun Feb 25, 2018 11:52 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Advice for Beginning Foilers
Replies: 0
Views: 818

Advice for Beginning Foilers

How to Foil (feedback appreciated, assumes the board has front footstraps): 1. Face downwind, board flat on the water perpendicular to the wind. Hold the board with your back hand grasping the far rail, forearm resting on the board. Hold the bar with your front hand, kite at 12, sheeting out to mini...
by windrider99
Tue May 28, 2013 3:34 am
Forum: Travel
Topic: Caribbean tour
Replies: 5
Views: 1727

Re: Caribbean tour

I am interested. Ive been
Kiting for 1.5 years, sailing for 12.

Email me at bassailor@gmail.com.
by windrider99
Wed Jan 16, 2013 1:07 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Looking for Flatwater spots in Asia
Replies: 34
Views: 5816

Re: Looking for Flatwater spots in Asia

I'm in Boracay now, at the kiting beach, And I havent noticed the beach or water stinks. After a bit of web research I found they upgraded Their sewage treatment plant in 2011 increasing capacity by 250% and Hookups to 50%. They also upgraded their drinking water system. Obviously they still have a ...
by windrider99
Wed Jan 16, 2013 4:14 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Looking for Flatwater spots in Asia
Replies: 34
Views: 5816

Re: Looking for Flatwater spots in Asia

Boracay is pretty flat, maybe small chop, depends on tide. I've been here a month and i've ridden 4 days out of 5 on My 14 and 11. Yesterday was too windy for my 11. I like it here, Plenty of infrastructure, but also funky. Water can get very crowded, Lots of beginners and kiteschools. Also the wind...
by windrider99
Thu Jan 10, 2013 7:35 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Caribbean Kite Cruise
Replies: 0
Views: 566

Caribbean Kite Cruise

I've created a Facebook group called Caribbean Kite Cruise. This group is for all people who are interested in kiting in the Caribbean, while sailing on a large modern cruising Catamaran. These are not commercial trips! All costs are shared. Our first cruise is scheduled for April 12-May 11 2013. We...
by windrider99
Mon Jan 07, 2013 11:25 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: 2 Questions : jump and kite launch..
Replies: 15
Views: 3108

Re: 2 Questions : jump and kite launch..

Never launch your kite on a bitch. She might get really angry.
by windrider99
Mon Dec 24, 2012 2:19 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Who wants to kite and sail the Caribbean in April/May 2013?
Replies: 1
Views: 1048

Who wants to kite and sail the Caribbean in April/May 2013?

I'm planning to charter a 47-foot Catamaran for a kite cruise in the Eastern Caribbean from April 17-May 11 2013. The plan is to start in Tortola in the British Virgin Islands and then visit Anegada and Virgin Gorda for a week or so of kiting. Then we'll sail to St. Martin and visit kite spots there...
by windrider99
Thu Dec 13, 2012 5:28 am
Forum: Travel
Topic: Is Cabarete Good for Beginners?
Replies: 17
Views: 5698

Re: Is Cabarete Good for Beginners?

I tried to learn how to kitesurf in Cabarete at kite beach. Couldn't do it, the waves made it hard, also crowded and not shallow enough near shore, so The instructor could not stay close to me. I gave up, tried again in Aruba, where the water is flat and shallow enough near shore. This time it click...
by windrider99
Wed Dec 05, 2012 11:36 am
Forum: Travel
Topic: want advice/companions for sailing/kiting in East Caribbean
Replies: 3
Views: 2351

Re: want advice/companions for sailing/kiting in East Caribb

Looks like the Virgin Kite Jam is scheduled for July 7-12 2013.

At this point i've got a Catamaran reserved for
APRIL 17-MAY 11 2013... this trip would probably
Include BVI and the St. Martin area...
by windrider99
Tue Nov 27, 2012 4:09 pm
Forum: Travel
Topic: want advice/companions for sailing/kiting in East Caribbean
Replies: 3
Views: 2351

want advice/companions for sailing/kiting in East Caribbean

I've sailed a lot in the Eastern Caribbean. Between the Virgin Islands and Grenada there are a dozen major islands and lots of smaller ones, including Anegada, Virgin Gorda, St. Martin, St. Barts, Anguilla, Antigua, Guadalupe, Martinique, St. Lucia, St. Vincent, the Grenadines, etc, etc, etc. Passag...

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