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Re: Kitesurfing at night

Postby Wolkster » Tue Oct 26, 2021 6:00 am

elguapo wrote:
Mon Oct 25, 2021 10:06 pm
yeah..

i'm pretty surf tiger sharks breed right there at the dike...
..and there is a history of some big uns getting pulled right out that shallow water

https://www.khou.com/video/sports/outdo ... wsource=cl

(i didnt even think of that additional "trill" of slow trolling yourself with nightsticks during the landlord's prime feeding time)
but i'm sure night riding is fun,,
Ohh that little old thing was only 500lbs.

Couple years ago during the Texas City shark fishing tournement week they caught the “big one” on day 2 a 960 lb Mako shark!
3+ Nights later they caught the 1,120lb Hammer Head FTW!
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Re: Kitesurfing at night

Postby Wolkster » Tue Oct 26, 2021 6:01 am

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Re: Kitesurfing at night

Postby tautologies » Tue Oct 26, 2021 7:59 am

downunder wrote:
Thu Oct 21, 2021 11:56 am
Done it and its a new dimension in a pitch black.

No Moon, just the lights from hotels in Sanur, Bali. 4 kites in the air.

Because no preps, easy to loose the board. Would put some standard marine green red white lights on kite and board next time. If ever :)
We put lights on boards, kite and harness, also because it looks super awesome.

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Re: Kitesurfing at night

Postby kct » Tue Oct 26, 2021 9:40 pm

I night surf regularly. Mostly because no crowds and no wind which is great for surfing.

Kiting? There's no wind at night unless there's a storm, no?

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Re: Kitesurfing at night

Postby tautologies » Tue Oct 26, 2021 11:40 pm

kct wrote:
Tue Oct 26, 2021 9:40 pm
I night surf regularly. Mostly because no crowds and no wind which is great for surfing.

Kiting? There's no wind at night unless there's a storm, no?
No, that depends on what drives the wind.

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Re: Kitesurfing at night

Postby bragnouff » Wed Oct 27, 2021 12:45 am

Exactly, this really depends on location. Around here, the sea breezes start early afternoon and keep on going till late at night, at least 11pm. There's also a tidal body of water, up to chest deep everywhere, with some street lights nearby, so it's totally safe to ride late. Colder temperatures and social commitments are the only obstacles to night riding.


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