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Kite Paradise

Postby kiteice » Mon Aug 17, 2015 4:03 am

Looking for a new destination!!!

Where is your kite paradise?

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Re: Kite Paradise

Postby sarc » Mon Aug 17, 2015 7:44 am

Easy!

Western Australia!

Go!

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Re: Kite Paradise

Postby kiteice » Fri Aug 21, 2015 12:50 am

Other ideas?

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Re: Kite Paradise

Postby bnthere » Sat Aug 22, 2015 1:49 am

South Padre Island, Texas. Year round wind, killer waveriding mid November through mid May. Everytime I go kite someplace new I come back to appreciate this place even more.

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Re: Kite Paradise

Postby FLandOBX » Sat Aug 22, 2015 2:00 am

kiteice, where are you located?

If you've never been to Hatteras Island, it is a kiter's dream. Go there. For me, 2nd to Hatteras is Turks & Caicos. But a distant 2nd.

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Re: Kite Paradise

Postby Rbgar » Sat Aug 22, 2015 2:46 am

Namotu, Fiji :thumb:
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Re: Kite Paradise

Postby lovethepirk » Sat Aug 22, 2015 4:42 am

FLandOBX,

How do you evaluate clear water when you think of places to go?

I just love clear water.

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Re: Kite Paradise

Postby FLandOBX » Sat Aug 22, 2015 12:34 pm

lovethepirk wrote:FLandOBX,

How do you evaluate clear water when you think of places to go?

I just love clear water.
Your question raises a good point. We all define "kite paradise" differently. I like clear water, too, but more importantly my "kite paradise" needs these characteristics: lots of days with kite-able wind, lots of variety in wind speeds, flat water plus surf, multiple launch sites to accommodate varying wind directions, opportunities for downwinders, shallow water, good shop support, and a lot of kiters forming a vibrant kite community. If I can get clear water in addition to all of those things, I'm all for it! :thumb:

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Re: Kite Paradise

Postby Bill C » Sat Aug 22, 2015 4:04 pm

Ridding little inlets at Hatteras is also fun.

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Re: Kite Paradise

Postby heinzbush » Sat Aug 22, 2015 7:39 pm

what place is this? found it in a video and thought it looks cool...
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