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Foil
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Christmas day, how many at yours?

Postby Foil » Tue Dec 25, 2018 5:57 pm

I thought today (Christmas day at Flag beach on fuerterventura) would be a quiet affair, everyone at home singing Carrols and cooking for the family,
How wrong I was,
70 out which was quite mad, 4 foilers including me, lots of wave boards, but mostly twintips.
And they all brought the family with them, kids and granny's everywhere.
The sun was out, not a cloud in the sky, windy 6 MTR weather, dropping to 10 Mtr conditions later. Beach bar was open, kitsurfing school was fully booked.
Crazy thing for me to witness.
Last time I came away for Christmas was to somar bay in Egypt, that was deserted on Christmas day apart from from me and a few others.
:bye: :bye: :bye: :bye: :bye:

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ap888
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Re: Christmas day, how many at yours?

Postby ap888 » Wed Dec 26, 2018 3:58 am

Wanted to snowkite but...I wait for more snow as there is 5cm :allbegood:

tkaraszewski
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Re: Christmas day, how many at yours?

Postby tkaraszewski » Wed Dec 26, 2018 2:58 pm

There was at least 50 kiters out at Cabarete yesterday, but we all came here because it was cold at home in the US/Canada/EU and we wanted to kite in warn water for the holidays.

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Re: Christmas day, how many at yours?

Postby Mossy 757 » Wed Dec 26, 2018 3:19 pm

No wind at the local on Christmas, but the 24th was pretty nice. 2 guys at the spot when I got there, one newbie practicing on the beach, and some dude on a homemade windfoil cruising around. Spent about 90 mins in the water before the wind backed off.

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Re: Christmas day, how many at yours?

Postby Peter_Frank » Wed Dec 26, 2018 10:45 pm

We were 5-6 out Christmas Day, sunny and great, 1 degree over the freezing point and only a bit of snow here and there.
Merry Christmas, Ho Ho hooo :thumb:

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Ground a bit cold ha haa

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And yesterday, 1st Christmas Day was windy, for jumping, and good waves :D

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