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skideeppow
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Re: Help with my foil starts

Postby skideeppow » Tue May 22, 2018 2:00 pm

ramin77 wrote:
Tue May 22, 2018 1:57 pm
Long bay is tough...especially by the kite beach on the north end. I would suggest going as far south as you can go...the water gets deeper the further south you go. There are a few public access beaches as you go south on long bay beach rd. Just past Windhaven Villas is a good one. I have foiled there quite frequently...its even possible at low tide on Moses Vorace with 101cm mast.
I know exactly what you are talking about. But is there a place I can park my car to accesss?

skideeppow
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Posts: 93
Joined: Wed May 09, 2012 3:27 am
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Favorite Beaches: Maui, Turqs, Hood River for Aug 2016
Gear: Drifters, 2016 7, 9, 12
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Re: Help with my foil starts

Postby skideeppow » Tue May 22, 2018 4:32 pm

Found it , below windhaven 100 years. Thanks.

mcfly777
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Re: Help with my foil starts

Postby mcfly777 » Thu May 24, 2018 3:55 am

I went to T&C about a month ago and had a blast on my foil (Fluente 91cm). The trick is to kite in the southern half of Long Bay Beach. Above that (where the kite schools stay) is too shallow. I was foiling in all tides and didn't have a problem. Also it's great that the bottom is only sand.

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