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Gran Canaria Las Palmas

Postby KitingT-rex » Tue Jan 21, 2014 12:32 pm

Hello there,

I am planning to stay in Las Palmas on Gran Canaria from September untill December. Does anyone have any experience with kiting on this island and especially in Las Palmas? I weigh around 75 kg. Which sizes of kite should I bring?

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Re: Gran Canaria Las Palmas

Postby risuguay » Sat Feb 22, 2014 2:27 pm

Hi KitingT-rex

I 'm from Gran Canaria.

September use to be wave month, and not so much wind. (50-60% kiting days), but then october and to december, use to have good winds. usually from 15 to 35 knots. Not so strong as June-August where use to have 30-40 knots everyday.

The most used kites here are 7-9, or 6-9 if you go with SB.

You can contact any of the kite/windsurf shops in Gran Canaria, (my favourite, ask for Jonas)

Both of them are in Pozo Izquierdo, and they rent, sell, fix anything, or any information about weahter conditions.

Anything else, just ask.

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