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Postby gomogli » Sat May 26, 2007 3:17 am

its banned now, signs on the Beach.............lets make sure Crandon stays open.....

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Postby Toby » Sat May 26, 2007 8:42 am

shit, I rode that spot and it was so nice!

Did anything happen?
Banned for windsurfing as well?

Sorry to hear this!

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Postby BigR » Sat May 26, 2007 4:22 pm

Hi Oliver!

Its Raul from the old, old days! waz happening?
:thumb: :bye:



Toby, Viginia key is banned for kiting but not windsurfing, not sure if we can get it back.....it is nice my favorite spot in FL.......

http://www.fksa.org/showthread.php?t=3999


Crandon is also now closed for kiting this summer until after labor day in september

That leaves only Matheson for a dedicated kitelaunch or miami beach if you can get past the crowds and lifeguards

pretty soon you're gonna need a boat around here to get to your spot

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Postby ruffridah89 » Sun May 27, 2007 1:03 am

Isn't virginia key like next to the highway in between Sea Acquarium and Crandon?
It looks kind of rocky.
I saw many kiters riding yesturday at crandon. Whatsup with that?
-Danny

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Postby gomogli » Sun May 27, 2007 1:58 am

its open for windsurfing, which beats me, since only a few people windsurf there, and a lotttt more kiteboard there, never mind i used to be a windsurfer and i understand them but thats kind of messed up let them ride and us not, by the way there where two windsurfers launcheing and riding in the swimmers area in crandon yesterday, so i guess they should be banned there too..........if you really think about it, its scary a city big like miami and only one place to launch right now, never mind we have some ways of getting in the water which i wont tell online but its really sad.........

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Postby ruffridah89 » Sun May 27, 2007 2:59 am

Yea, but please explain why there were at least 8 kiters at crandon yesturday?
It seems that we could kitesurf there?
-Danny

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Postby Toby » Sun May 27, 2007 10:32 am

Virginia is the little island north of Key Biscayne and south of Fischer Island.

http://www.mapquest.com/maps/map.adp?la ... e=-80.1438

thx for the info.

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Postby karen » Mon May 28, 2007 5:39 am

Hi Danny, Friday ("yesterday" in your question) was the last day to kite at Crandon. They (Crandon Park) have closed the beach to kiteboarding while they re-organize how it will be administrated.
We definitely need to stay vigilant, that's for sure!

Hopefully it will only be closed for a few weeks, and not until Labor Day!

We'll make sure that Kiteforum.com has the latest - so stay tuned!

Thanks!!
Karen

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Postby DrLightWind » Mon May 28, 2007 2:19 pm

Why are you doing similar what I saw yesterday close to the shore at Mathison Hammock :evil:
are you an idiot, the know it all like this guy :?:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h-ssOtmb ... ed&search=

WTF, DO YOU WANT TO DIE LIKE ALEX, or get seriously injured like Claudio
and maybe end up as vegetables in a wheelchair,
while you want to SUE & all the locals banned from the only place left WTF :?:


READ-OBEY the RULES and Stop the insanity :!:
like jumping-riding close to the shore & showing off :!:
why would U prevent launching or landing when needed to :?: HELLO :!:
Doing Hot Sh!t & practice near the shore; NO :!:
Riding within the red buoys & near the channel; NO :!:

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Postby uncleneil » Mon May 28, 2007 3:19 pm

DrLightWind wrote:Why are you doing similar what I saw yesterday close to the shore at Mathison Hammock :evil:
are you an idiot, the know it all like this guy :?:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h-ssOtmb ... ed&search=

WTF, DO YOU WANT TO DIE LIKE ALEX, or get seriously injured like Claudio
and maybe end up as vegetables in a wheelchair,
while you want to SUE & all the locals banned from the only place left WTF :?:


READ-OBEY the RULES and Stop the insanity :!:
like jumping-riding close to the shore & showing off :!:
why would U prevent launching or landing when needed to :?: HELLO :!:
Doing Hot Sh!t & practice near the shore; NO :!:
Riding within the red buoys & near the channel; NO :!:
Hey Doc. Aren't you the one who caught shit about riding in the pond at Matheson with rocks, trees and cars just downwind? Now who's calling the kettle black?


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