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Re: Have you ever or do you ever kite alone?

Postby Dave_5280 » Wed May 29, 2013 2:42 am

I've gone out alone and had some close calls. I like to check a weather report before going out (pilot training), wear a helmet, and carry a cell phone, and will be getting a small Personal Locator Beacon (PLB) (there's a new one out about the size of a box of dental floss). I try to use a little more safety margin.

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Re: Have you ever or do you ever kite alone?

Postby Puetz » Wed May 29, 2013 3:11 am

Westozzy wrote:
Puetz wrote:... you bet, plenty of times, and I love it too.

I usually go out a fair way too but always upwind of some where safe enough to land whether it is by kiting there or self rescuing, rarely in off shore conditions and if so I let the missus know or I have made a plan and let mates know.

Check your gear, especially your lines and have a good drink of water before you go, just incase.

Have fun, I know I do!


Robbie :D

Good drink of water! That's not the Darwinian I know. Lol! Yeh plenty of sessions alone or just my bro and I. But been at it a while wouldn't recommend it for those only a couple do years in. Shit happens hey.
... ummm, yeah, your right,,,,busted,,, I usually have a good drink of beer :o

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Re: Have you ever or do you ever kite alone?

Postby BWD » Wed May 29, 2013 4:21 am

I'd rather die in peace than live with BS.
But live, and live well, alone or not!

I used to ride mainly alone. Not as often any more.
Really enjoy having friends around, meeting at the spot, being able to give or get a little help if needed. Crowds rarely a factor where I am.

Also still enjoy a good session alone from time to time, in reasonable conditions.

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Re: Have you ever or do you ever kite alone?

Postby edt » Wed May 29, 2013 4:23 am

i kite alone all the time but it sucks. How can you say "Hold my beer and watch this!" when you're alone?

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