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by gaffer
Sat Apr 23, 2005 2:37 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: South West France - Guethary
Replies: 0
Views: 282

South West France - Guethary

I haved surfed at Guethary just south of Biarritz several times but I'm going back there this year and was wondering if anyone has ever kitesurfed there, It's a reef break that breaks about half a mile out to sea in fairly deep water. Apart from no obvious beach to launch from (surfers paddle out fr...
by gaffer
Fri Oct 08, 2004 12:41 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: SWWKSC Speed Challenge
Replies: 17
Views: 1535

marc

aberavon 10am start

dont know whats happening with the agm, dai swan was supposed to get back to me with an agenda and time/place details so I could send info out with the entry forms but it never happened
by gaffer
Thu Oct 07, 2004 3:35 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: SWWKSC Speed Challenge
Replies: 17
Views: 1535

respect dean,

I clocked 31knts in the harbour the other day so I can imagine what it must be like to average 33 :thumb:

what was the top speed on a kite and who got it?
by gaffer
Thu Oct 07, 2004 1:20 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: SWWKSC Speed Challenge
Replies: 17
Views: 1535

rush, nothing personal but i thought you were a bit uncomfortable with the prize situation when I saw you at the beach, so I dropped you off the final version so you didn't feel pressured (oops!) but Nick at Onfire is also going to bung in some prizes on the day and he didn't get a mention either (s...
by gaffer
Tue Oct 05, 2004 9:58 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: SWWKSC Speed Challenge
Replies: 17
Views: 1535

SWWKSC Speed Challenge

Fisrt of all a big thankyou to BEST Kiteboarding and Flexifoil for stumping up some prizes, much appreciated See below details of the South an West Wales Kitesurf Club speed challenge event. Although the entry is limited to club members I thought others might be interested in the format and how it w...
by gaffer
Fri May 21, 2004 1:42 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Best
Replies: 6
Views: 903

I've ridden the 11m yarga and the 16m nemi

I would go for 9,13.5,16.5 in the yarga's nearly did myself until some bad luck on the money front scuppered my plans this week.

dont worry about your existing stuff fitting in just flog it.
by gaffer
Wed May 19, 2004 11:53 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: OT: British slang???
Replies: 30
Views: 2354

a brass monkey was a square frame made out of brass used to stack cannon balls on in the old sailing ships of the British Navy. It very cold weather the brass would contract so much that the balls would fall off. if you have trouble understanding the English dont even bother thinking about coming to...
by gaffer
Mon May 10, 2004 10:01 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Confronted by big brand distributor
Replies: 24
Views: 3758

I turned up at a the beach a few times in (Old) South Wales with a couple of Best demo kites and the majority of people treat them just like any other brand, if it's one theyve not seen before they take a minute to check them out but no negative comments. I've had a couple of joking remarks from peo...
by gaffer
Mon May 10, 2004 9:42 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Best Varga and Best kites in general.
Replies: 13
Views: 1485

I've been kitesurfing since 99 with everthing from blades arcs, flysurfers and quite a few different brand lei's I've got a couple of Best kites on demo right now and can honestly say they are as good as anything out there right now. Build quality looks good too. I actually prefer the yarga to the n...
by gaffer
Mon May 10, 2004 9:00 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Who is the best kiteboarder in the world?
Replies: 11
Views: 2265

the one having the most fun :lol:

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