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by acctx
Fri Oct 26, 2018 3:56 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Is it true no kiting on Playa Del Carmen beaches?
Replies: 7
Views: 1579

Re: Is it true no kiting on Playa Del Carmen beaches?

a few years ago I stayed at the iberostar grand paraiso (not playa, but close) and I could kite in front of the hotel.

I would stay away from busy areas, but our beach was not crowded.
by acctx
Fri Oct 26, 2018 3:28 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Kite for light wind - Recommendations
Replies: 20
Views: 2548

Re: Kite for light wind - Recommendations

As kites get bigger they also get heavier, which can defeat their light wind capabilities. As others have said, big kites are sometimes for heavier riders in normal wind. I personally wont own an LEI above 12m because they are just too unwieldy. I encourage you to look at different boards instead. T...
by acctx
Thu Jul 05, 2018 3:47 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: kiting nuevo vallarta late june/early july
Replies: 0
Views: 685

kiting nuevo vallarta late june/early july

Just concluded a trip in nuevo vallarta. There is very little info on conditions so I thought I would post so people doing future searches have a little to go on. All the info I could find said kite surfing was in bucerias. I couldnt figure out if this was a legal issue or just that is where the sch...
by acctx
Mon Jun 19, 2017 11:18 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Where to Kite in cancun?
Replies: 2
Views: 713

Re: Where to Kite in cancun?

Just as an update since no one answered. Wind was side on from the south east. Waves were somewhat disorganized and around 3 meters but breaking close to shore. Lifeguard said that there is no problem to kite in front of the hotels in the hotel zone. (I am at the JW marriott). Right now we are getti...
by acctx
Mon Jun 12, 2017 11:54 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Where to Kite in cancun?
Replies: 2
Views: 713

Where to Kite in cancun?

It is weird, every single post or article focuses on isla blanca or the beach near the wet and wild. But no one addresses the obvious question Is kitesurfing (launching/landing) in the hotel zone, in front of the hotels, allowed? If it is allowed, are the conditions relatively safe? (plenty of room,...
by acctx
Tue Jun 06, 2017 3:02 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: kiteboarding santa barbara
Replies: 6
Views: 1550

Re: kiteboarding santa barbara

When I was there a few years ago (before the foil craze) 4 guys were out on 10m in super light wind, all on foils. I was amazed.. The wind is light and so you will want a foil.
by acctx
Wed Feb 22, 2017 9:08 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Best Way to Fly with Gear in 2017
Replies: 47
Views: 5917

Re: Best Way to Fly with Gear in 2017

I have flown quite a bit with my gear. I pack two kites, pump, bar harness, clothes into a check in rolling duffle bag. I take my 132x42board apart, take foot straps, fins, and handle off so it is totally flat. Then I wrap it in a cardboard box and get it as thin as possible. it is close to the allo...
by acctx
Thu Aug 18, 2016 8:51 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: What is it about Foilers?
Replies: 55
Views: 6270

Re: What is it about Foilers?

i kited maui last month and only saw one foiler out of 10-15 twintips at kite beach. Even closer to kanaha there werent more than another 10-20 kiters. Where are there 100-150 kiters with 35 foilers??
by acctx
Sat Aug 13, 2016 5:44 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Best cities to live for year round kiteboarding
Replies: 49
Views: 8545

Re: Best cities to live for year round kiteboarding

corpus christi or south padre have > 10mph close to 100% of the time. >15 maybe 80% of the time
by acctx
Fri Jul 29, 2016 7:41 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Learning to ride a smaller board...
Replies: 14
Views: 1580

Re: Learning to ride a smaller board...

more kite.. (or more wind)

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