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Coming To Israel - Whats the Wind ? Kineret / yanaai / Eilat

Posted: Thu May 29, 2003 9:55 am
by EdDy_DiFfUsIvItY
What kites to bring ? All of them , light wind or high wind ????

Thanks in advance.


the size of kites for Israel for this time of the year

Posted: Thu May 29, 2003 10:08 am
by Guest
בים התיכון הרוחות די חלשות בתקופה הזו , תקופת הצפוניות די ניגמרה
בכינרת לעומת זאת התחילה העונה וגודל העפיפונים שתצטרך שם הם בין 10-12 מטר
(הרוחות הן 20 קשר ומעלה בממוצע)
הבעיה בכינרת היא בעיה של מקום , חוף דיאמונד הוא קטן ומאוד צפוף ( בקושי אפשר לנפח ולהניף קייט שם)
אני חושב שבאילת הרוחות דומות לאילו שבכינרת אולי קצת יותר חלשות

תהנה מהביקור.

Posted: Thu May 29, 2003 12:25 pm
by EdDy_DiFfUsIvItY
thanks info man - great help. I fear this is gonna be a kitemare : ( I think I'm gonna go to ma'agana if I get too pissed off with overcrowding. but we might find a secret spot on the kineret ?



Posted: Fri May 30, 2003 9:23 am
by BigSmelly
The Kineret is too small for secret spots, but, with a bit of luck an empty beach can be found.... :greenlaugh:

Posted: Sun Jun 01, 2003 5:26 pm
by EdDy_DiFfUsIvItY
hey smelly man! spent the day on sironit - cool place to kite if there was wind! didnt see a hint of a kite scene tho :o they all gone to kineret ? :(

how many kiters in Israel :?:

Dolfinarium tomorrow - for a laugh! :D

ciao dude hope you are good and doin fine. 8)

see you in a few days. :thumb:


Posted: Sun Jun 01, 2003 11:28 pm
by BigSmelly
aih jaih jaaaaaih... You make me jealous my friend... I cant wait to come home already. Thursday I come... Friday pray for wind!!!
I dont know what you mean by kite scene, but when there is wind, you will see some locals at Sironit. Ilan, one of the life guards - usually with a locally made kite from Apco. Amir, with Takoon skoop 8.5 or Caution15. Sometimes Eyal with Aiblasts, or Caution, and me and Ronen. But if you see wind, and dont see any kites in the water at Sironit, head on down the road (South) past the Carmel hotel, to Hof Poleg (hof ha yarok), there will always be kiters there... probably even on a very low wind day. Lots learn and get taught there as well.

Dolphinarium eh... have fun.

See you later on in the week. Give me a call Friday, or let me have a local number, so I can call you...

055 463388

Posted: Mon Jun 02, 2003 8:01 am
by EdDy_DiFfUsIvItY
Cheers andi,
Just woke up and read your message. still half asleep!
my local cell phone is -

whats the score with kiting in the sinai ?

thinking ofgoing there too. been there 3 times before and if you can kite there it would be one of the most spiritual nature kite sessions ever - dolphins ! in my dreams!

ciao dude, looking forward to seeing you!


Posted: Mon Jun 02, 2003 8:32 am
by BigSmelly

Sinai eh... unfortunately I dont have too much experience there, but Eilat is incredible for kiting - (dolphins, sharks, turtles, jupming and flying fish...). BLUE BLUE water. I personally love Eilat, and the summer months are usually windy. The largest concerntration of the best kiters in Israel are Eilatis...

If you do make it down to Eilat (dont let the 5 hour drive put you off - it is sooooo beautiful, the whole way down), speak to the locals, they are very nice people, even if they do refer to you as a SHVEDI at first, hehe blonde hair gets them so jealous :greenlaugh: A lot of them have been into the Sinai for kiting / windsurfing trips...

Cool, got your numba ol chap. Have a happy week. later.


Posted: Mon Jun 02, 2003 5:31 pm
by EdDy_DiFfUsIvItY
i take it by that you might not be able to do it but speak when i see ya.


Posted: Tue Jun 03, 2003 5:48 am
by BigSmelly
Don't think that it is worth the risk, but just visiting, and being there is awsome enough...