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Re: One night on a kite in the ocean and survived

Postby Toby » Sun Dec 19, 2010 3:02 pm

what else could he do when it is dark, nothing around and he was tired? Watch TV?

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Re: One night on a kite in the ocean and survived

Postby poser » Sun Dec 19, 2010 3:03 pm

thats also why i like a good strapless surfboard. too.
if the wind changes off shore, ditch the kite and start paddling back in ( hopefully the wind is not crazy strong to paddle against )
with my personality, I would go for the surf paddle back in they lay in my kite.
but on freestyle boards they just don't surf paddle well so you are stuck on your kite or swim.
that would have been a stressful night for sure.
I got caught i a sudden dead wind with a switch to offshore wind in our local spot a few years back and my kite hindinberged, then I just ditched the kite and swam back in and when i got there the wind switched back and blew the dam kite back to me !!!

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Re: One night on a kite in the ocean and survived

Postby twisty » Sun Dec 19, 2010 5:02 pm

Yeah he is lucky to have been found the next day - could have been nasty.

Joselito is such a cool kid tho - he wasn't even fazed by it! It does not surprise me at all that he was sleeping cos he probably wasn't even that worried - that's what kids are like eh.

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Re: One night on a kite in the ocean and survived

Postby frankm1960 » Sun Dec 19, 2010 8:05 pm

Sleeping on a rolled up kite out in the ocean man that is pretty amazing :)
What else could he have done??... he could have panicked... I could see me doing that :lol:

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Re: One night on a kite in the ocean and survived

Postby Toby » Sun Dec 19, 2010 8:42 pm

did he roll up the kite?


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