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Hydrofoil in Florida Keys?

Postby tmcfarla » Tue Apr 16, 2019 2:07 am

I’ll be in the keys (Islamorada) next week to see family, is it worthwhile to bring a foilboard? I’ll have limited access to a car, and no access to a boat. Does it get deep enough off the beach for a full length mast? Any kiting restrictions?

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Re: Hydrofoil in Florida Keys?

Postby Kees » Tue Apr 16, 2019 3:17 am

Try upwind kiteboarding in Key West, they are big into foiling also

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Re: Hydrofoil in Florida Keys?

Postby Adventure Logs » Tue Apr 16, 2019 10:26 am

In key west there’s an older resort on the western shore that’s known for its launch. When I was down there didn’t seem like it was deep enough unless you times the tide right.

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Re: Hydrofoil in Florida Keys?

Postby dylan* » Sat Apr 20, 2019 6:16 pm

i wouldnt bother trying to foil, it's super shallow most places. probably wouldn't bring kite gear either, check the forecast before you leave because this time of year is when the wind starts to totally die in FL

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Re: Hydrofoil in Florida Keys?

Postby jespin4845 » Sat Apr 20, 2019 7:05 pm

Don’t listen to Dylan, he’s just a pessimist...it was 25 knots yesterday out of the south and 20 knots today on the west coast, wind dies tomorrow and comes back on Monday, 12 knots with shorebreak and a surf foil is a blast in Florida

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Re: Hydrofoil in Florida Keys?

Postby dylan* » Sun Apr 21, 2019 12:05 am

lol


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