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Pismo Kitexpo: Vendor update, prizes, new lodging offers

Postby marinaTKB » Tue Mar 26, 2013 2:37 pm

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Wind is cranking, sun is shining and the Pismo Beach Kite and SUP Expo is just a few weeks away. Here’s your chance to try out all the new 2013 gear in one place from the following participating brands:

Airush – Axis Kiteboarding – Best – Core – Dakine – F.One – Gaastra – Liquid Force – Litewave Designs – Loyd Surfboards – Manera Acccesories- Mystic – North – Ocean Helmets and Sunglasses – Peter Lynn – RRD – Slingshot -Xenon Kiteboards

RAFFLE will be held at BBQ on Sat and sometime on Sunday depending on wind. Winners must be present to claim prizes (we will have list of Sat raffle winners available on Sunday. If prize is not claimed by the time Sunday raffle begins, it will go back into the mix!). So far, we have over $10K in prizes to giveaway.

2013 Best 11m Cabo complete http://www.bestkiteboarding.com/Cabo
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Gaastra 2013 7m Jekyll, kite only http://www.gaastrakitesusa.com
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Axis Kiteboarding 2013 135 Vanguardhttp://www.axiskiteboarding.com
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Loyd Surfboards custom Flying Pig http://loydsurfboards.com/flying-pig/
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Litewave 2012 Storm 127, deck only http://www.litewavedesigns.com
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Hand-crafted wine barrel rocker http://www.overthewavesdesigns.com (website in progress:)
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Patagonia men’s R2 Wetsuit, Men’s down puffy, men’s Wayfarer shorts and Women’s bikini http://www.patagonia.com
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Dakine his and her’s split rollers, caps, sweatshirts and backpacks http://www.dakine.com
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Vela Kitesurf $1000 credit toward a dream vacation of your choice http://www.velakitesurf.com
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Three pairs of Kurtis Watersports Sunglasses including World’s first mutating lens! http://www.kurtisusa.com
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Still looking for lodging? Support our lodging partners!

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Oceanfront resort with killer restaurant, walk to downtown Pismo. 10% off when you mention Kitexpo http://www.seaventure.com

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Dog friendly, breakfast included, 28% discount on King Suite ($99) when you mention Kitexpo http://www.oxfordsuitespismobeach.com/

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Got a group or family? http://www.coastalvacationrentals.net

Are you going to be in Pismo on Thursday?
Image We have organized an amazing winemaker’s fundraiser dinner the evening of April 11 with 91 to 93 point pinot’s courtesy of Tudor Wines. Cost is $85/pp and space is limited. This dinner will be held at the best Italian restaurant in the county with meat, vegetarian and paleo options. Email marina@thekiteboarder.com to be sent the evite.

For complete info see http://xtremebigair.com/KiteXPO/
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Re: Pismo Kitexpo: Vendor update, prizes, new lodging offers

Postby amir » Tue Mar 26, 2013 3:18 pm

Does anyone have any info on what it's like to camp at the North Beach Campground? Is there a good chance of getting one of the walk-up spots on Friday?
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Pismo Kitexpo: Vendor update, prizes, new lodging offers

Postby sc-surfer » Tue Mar 26, 2013 7:04 pm

amir wrote:Does anyone have any info on what it's like to camp at the North Beach Campground? Is there a good chance of getting one of the walk-up spots on Friday?


Wondering the same thing. Anyone? Kirk, seems you mentioned that one of the campgrounds was not good. Can't remember which.
We'd love to be able to camp the Syncro somewhere and be able to drive up the beach to the event.
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Postby nick_80044 » Tue Mar 26, 2013 10:42 pm

This looks interesting but it's kind of far---do people typically drive down and back in the same day? Obviously, based on the above posts, there are some campers, but if you don't camp, are there convenient places to stay overnight? What is the average cost for this (i.e., overnight accommodations)?
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Re: Pismo Kitexpo: Vendor update, prizes, new lodging offers

Postby marinaTKB » Wed Mar 27, 2013 6:48 am

Pismo is 3.5 hours from the Bay area and Los Angeles. It is a tourist area with lots of hotels ranging from budget to luxury. You can stay at 1-2 star hotel starting at $51 per night (I like non view rooms at Sea Gypsy starting at $69 (can walk to everything downtown by pier), litewave Dave has a house with two rooms left at $100 per night, or Oxford Suites has offered King bed rooms for $99 per night when you mention Kitexpo. For those looking for something a bit nicer, Sea Venture has offered 10% off their rooms when you mention Kitexpo as well. Just run a search on hotels.com, priceline.com or any number of hotel booking websites and you will see your options. Also www.classiccalifornia.com is the website for Pismo with lodging descriptions there as well. Hope you can make it!

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Postby WindMuch » Wed Mar 27, 2013 9:23 am

sc-surfer wrote:Wondering the same thing. Anyone? Kirk, seems you mentioned that one of the campgrounds was not good. Can't remember which.
We'd love to be able to camp the Syncro somewhere and be able to drive up the beach to the event.


Hey Monte - sorry I forgot to get back to you with Pismo camping info! I just started a new thread:

http://www.bayareakiteboarding.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=11785

Others: please jump in on that thread with additional information and camping experiences in that area...

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Re: Pismo Kitexpo: Vendor update, prizes, new lodging offers

Postby stewart » Wed Mar 27, 2013 9:57 am

I think we are coming down. Probably come down Thurs afternoon to take advantage of Farmers Market in SLO.
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Re: Pismo Kitexpo: Vendor update, prizes, new lodging offers

Postby litewavedave » Sat Mar 30, 2013 7:47 am

My house is $100 for 2 nights, not one.

4 spots left.

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