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Wave riding - the most misunderstood rule?

Postby BraCuru » Wed Jan 13, 2010 1:35 pm

I would appreciate if you contribute with your knowledge and take part in this poll.
I don’t intend to initiate another endless and fruitless debate :idea:
That’s just a poll and wonder to know how you guys act surfing in waves.
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Re: Wave riding - most misunderstood rule?

Postby kitesurfbali » Wed Jan 13, 2010 3:10 pm

Something wrong in your pool.... I can't cast a vote!

But yes the kiter surfing the wave has always the right of way.
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Re: Wave riding - most misunderstood rule?

Postby Jbrook » Wed Jan 13, 2010 3:34 pm

What a gay poll like you, I should bash you but feel sorry for you.

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Re: Wave riding - most misunderstood rule?

Postby Windrider » Wed Jan 13, 2010 5:50 pm

Tried to vote, but something wrong with Poll function, Toby?

Wave riding kiter has priority unless it is a shore break and the wave rider is riding in the launch zone, then launcher/landers get priority. => "Depends on the spot"

If you don't want to ride the waves, then get out of the break zone.

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Re: Wave riding - most misunderstood rule?

Postby Wetstuff » Wed Jan 13, 2010 6:08 pm

.... outbound aircraft always have to wait for those on final. Except when there are surfers on the runway - go around. :D

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Re: Wave riding - most misunderstood rule?

Postby BraCuru » Wed Jan 13, 2010 7:15 pm

kitesurfbali wrote:Something wrong in your pool.... I can't cast a vote!


Toby, what did I make wrong the poll does not work?

I cannot vote either :-?

...and the poll window has disappeared now :(

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Re: Wave riding - the most misunderstood rule?

Postby Nico » Thu Jan 14, 2010 5:18 am

Local Rules !!!!!.
All spots are different, so check it out with the locals and you should be fine.
In my book the guy surfing the wave has absolute priority (with a kite or without)
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Re: Wave riding - most misunderstood rule?

Postby robertovillate » Thu Jan 14, 2010 5:39 am

Windrider wrote:Wave riding kiter has priority unless it is a shore break and the wave rider is riding in the launch zone, then launcher/landers get priority. => "Depends on the spot"
If you don't want to ride the waves, then get out of the break zone.


I agree with this and similar comments.
would add
If you don't KNOW HOW to ride the waves AND ARE UNABLE TO GIVE RESPECT, COURTESY, AND SAFETY TO OTHERS, then get out of the break zone AND IMPROVE YOUR SKILLS IN LESS CHALLENGING CONDITIONS. (capatalized only to highlight, not "screaming")


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