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GW at Dillon

Postby NorCal Rookie » Sun Aug 19, 2012 10:27 am

If you kite Dillon you are going to be kiting with great white sharks. They live there along with a few other species of sharks. Just saying. :::)
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Re: GW at Dillon

Postby Loscocco » Sun Aug 19, 2012 11:51 am

you have been watching too much Shark Week
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Re: GW at Dillon

Postby NorCal Rookie » Sun Aug 19, 2012 12:15 pm

Hey everyone got out of the water yesterday and left because a large shark was seen.It was probably a thresher shark as the pelicans were diving and the shark was active on the top with large fins. I continued kiting but was bummed because everyone was leaving. Had to come in early so I had someone to catch my kite.
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GW at Dillon

Postby sc-surfer » Sun Aug 19, 2012 12:36 pm

Seriously Gnar!
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Re: GW at Dillon

Postby Loscocco » Sun Aug 19, 2012 1:35 pm

rail slide off the shark.. self land kite.. epic Gnar
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Re: GW at Dillon

Postby kief » Sun Aug 19, 2012 2:46 pm

Wait,you're more scared of self-landing,than sharks...
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Re: GW at Dillon

Postby NorCal Rookie » Sun Aug 19, 2012 8:52 pm

If it is over 20mph with noone around I usually flag out my kite. When flaging out u can stretch the one line then the kite pulls to one side next time out. Not scared its just easier if someone is around. All Im saying about the sharks is they are there. I dont think they will hit a kite surfer powered up. It hasnt happened to anyone at Dillon so far. I have had to drag in at Dillion and was extremely uncomfortable with that.
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Re: GW at Dillon

Postby le noun » Sun Aug 19, 2012 10:35 pm

Wait, there are great whites on the coast of northern California?! ,.
This can't be true. Let me look it up on Wikipedia.
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Re: GW at Dillon

Postby le noun » Sun Aug 19, 2012 10:37 pm

This totally blows. I guess I have to cancel my vacations/swimming trip to the faralon island.
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Re: GW at Dillon

Postby ramsey » Sun Aug 19, 2012 10:37 pm

According to shark week there are actually approximately 220 GW sharks on the central california coast. Don't know if I believe that number.
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