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 Post subject: FLORIDA TO BAHAMAS KITEBOARDING RACE - PHOTOS!!!
PostPosted: Tue Nov 15, 2005 2:15 am 
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THE FLORIDA TO BAHAMAS KITEBOARD RACE
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Neil Hutchinson of XRATED KITEBOARDING and Key West to Cuba Crossing fame has worked hard to bring a unique kiteboarding event to the world. It is the first ever kiteboarding race from Florida to the Bahamas across the Straits of Florida.

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Neil near the finish.

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From the USA across the fast running Florida Current into a different country and outstanding place to ride and hang out, The Biminis.
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It's all about riding.

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For flying over or back, Neil has gotten in touch with Chalks Airlines, fly the legend!

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Neil has lined up some accomodations in Alicetown on North Bimini including:

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The Complete Angler Bar and Hotel (Hemingway would have really fit in here)

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The Complete Angler bar is a classic with great drinks, conch fritters and island music at night.

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The Bluewater Resort and Marina sandwiched between Kings and Queens Highway in Alicetown.

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The Seacrest Resort and Marina

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Get in touch with Neil for contact info at the hotels at <Nhukusa@aol.com> or 954-647-7228.


The launch area in Florida is still under consideration along with predicted wind conditions at the time of the Crossing and could range from

Ft. Lauderdale ...
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to Miami ...
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a wild and memorable ride across the Straits of Florida is anticipated ending on North Bimini Beach below Kings Highway

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The Beach at the far side of the Crossing.
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The Northshore (of Bimini).

Once you're on Bimini, go nuts or just hang out. It's good for that and a great deal more.

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Downtown.
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The water is often very clear.


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For lots more information be sure to checkout the event website here

Hope to see you there, it should be quite a ride!


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