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by North_Wind
Thu Aug 29, 2019 12:51 pm
Forum: Travel
Topic: Cheap place to kite Dec, Jan, Feb (Maui alternative)
Replies: 9
Views: 478

Re: Cheap place to kite Dec, Jan, Feb (Maui alternative)

Kayak, Expedia etc. are currently showing flights from Toronto to Cape Town, South Africa for C$734 - C$850 depending on airline. Long flight (some of them change in London UK) but not crazy expensive. United Airlines have started flying direct to Cape Town from New York ... may be worth checking th...
by North_Wind
Thu Aug 15, 2019 7:35 am
Forum: Travel
Topic: Sponsored/subsidised accommodation for young guns in Cape Town
Replies: 0
Views: 106

Sponsored/subsidised accommodation for young guns in Cape Town

It's that time of year where we scout for riders to take up a sponsored/subsidised spot at Cape Town Kite Club. The deal is we take one of our lovely rooms and drop the price 80% for 3 lucky riders. You will be at university/college, travelling the world just after university/college or maybe an ins...
by North_Wind
Thu Aug 15, 2019 7:28 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Woo fixes the terminal corrosion problem in a surprising way
Replies: 18
Views: 2807

Re: Woo fixes the terminal corrosion problem in a surprising way

My electric toothbrush is 100% waterproof and has wireless (induction) charging - why can't the Woo have the same?

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by North_Wind
Thu Jun 27, 2019 3:44 am
Forum: Travel
Topic: Best city in world for kitesurf vacation
Replies: 50
Views: 2663

Re: Best city in world for kitesurf vacation

Well if we are restricting it to cities it has to be Cape Town and Perth.
by North_Wind
Thu Jun 27, 2019 12:54 am
Forum: Travel
Topic: Best city in world for kitesurf vacation
Replies: 50
Views: 2663

Re: Best city in world for kitesurf vacation

Not sure Prea/Jericoacoara counts as "a city" but if we are allowed to suggest rural spots then the Island of Anglesey is pretty good in North Wales. Rhosneigr is world class with waves out the back (full ocean swell … over the horizon is S America) and sections of flat at the front. Cover wind dire...
by North_Wind
Tue Feb 19, 2019 5:44 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: South Africa first timer
Replies: 59
Views: 4453

Re: South Africa first timer

Just to add some detail that might be useful: Hotels: in the last two months the Blouberg Beach Hotel opened right next to Doodles. That is the building that stood empty for many years and finally got finished. It is right opposite the beach. Not heard any reviews yet. https://blaauwbergbeachhotel.c...
by North_Wind
Thu Jan 31, 2019 6:44 am
Forum: Travel
Topic: Cape Town in november
Replies: 11
Views: 1236

Re: Cape Town in november

Hi there - The wind in Cape Town is different to Brasil because the season doesn't "start" or "end" suddenly, it just gradually gets windier and windier (starting in September) and then at the end of the season less and less windy (April … May). Then in winter we get storms (windy for a couple of da...
by North_Wind
Fri Nov 02, 2018 7:08 pm
Forum: Travel
Topic: Cape Town - Blouberg/Big Bay Tips
Replies: 7
Views: 1087

Re: Cape Town - Blouberg/Big Bay Tips

Hi Elmarco - Our Club is located in Big Bay itself just behind Blue Peter. It is 100m to the beach. We have a lovely deck overlooking the sea and super fast wifi (fibre to the house), pool table, mini library so plenty for non-kiters to entertain themself with: www.capetownkiteclub.com https://www.i...
by North_Wind
Tue Oct 23, 2018 8:14 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Seeking Kiteboarding Olympic Hopefuls for Paris 2024
Replies: 7
Views: 1255

Re: Seeking Kiteboarding Olympic Hopefuls for Paris 2024

And if you are in the United Kingdom the Olympic athlete development is being done by British Kitesports British Sailing. There is a particular focus on identifying female athletes with talent/ambition as they are currently under-represented in the sport. Details here: https://britishsailingteam.rya...
by North_Wind
Mon Oct 22, 2018 8:57 am
Forum: Travel
Topic: Sponsored place for Instagram-savvy rider
Replies: 1
Views: 818

Re: Sponsored place for Instagram-savvy rider

Hi kiters - some weeks/months are booked up for this subsidised offer but some remain. If you are heading to Cape Town this season and ride to a good standard but also enjoy taking and posting pictures, then do get in touch. And for everybody (whether you qualify or not) we are offering great early ...

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