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Kite surfing in LA area help please :)

Postby avrms » Mon Jun 17, 2013 10:32 am

Hi everyone
I am planning a visit to Los Angeles ( Redondo beach area) in mid-July
I wanted to know if there are good spots for kite( wave) in the area and
If there is to rent a surfboard because the airline want to charge me $ 100 just for the board !!!
Whats the conditions there if any? size kite ?
Sorry for my bad english
Thank you all and good day

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Re: Kite surfing in LA area help please :)

Postby pwnd550 » Mon Jun 17, 2013 7:19 pm

I'm interested in that too :)

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Re: Kite surfing in LA area help please :)

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Re: Kite surfing in LA area help please :)

Postby piccio » Wed Jun 19, 2013 6:41 am

Rent a car and visit disneyland ,magic mountain ,queen elisabeth,sea world in san diego ,gran canyon etc. places worth to visit
Expect some hot weather and queues in abundance !
good people all around,bad eating (like all us)
forget kiting
worst time of the year
ciao

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Re: Kite surfing in LA area help please :)

Postby bnthere » Wed Jun 19, 2013 3:27 pm

there's a ton bunch of beaches: belmont, seal, jalama many others. search la/ca kiteboarding and call a shop.

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Re: Kite surfing in LA area help please :)

Postby prelives » Wed Jun 19, 2013 4:23 pm

If you were to bring one kite I'd suggest 12m. Maybe 10m on a surfboard. Typical wind speeds for mid July mid teens to upper teens.


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