Burlingame park state land commision

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Burlingame park state land commision

Postby Tony Soprano » Wed Jul 04, 2018 9:23 am

YOU HAVE UNTILL JULY 23RD TO COMMENT ON THE RECORD FOR YOUR ACCESS RIGHTS AND INPUT ON THE FUTURE PARK WITH WATER ACCESS.
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http://www.slc.ca.gov/Info/Burlingame.html

This link has all the public comments and proposed designs.
http://www.slc.ca.gov/Info/Burlingame.html
Please contact for further comments: Al Franzoia
Public Land Management Specialist
California State Lands Commission
100 Howe Avenue, Suite 100 South
Sacramento,CA 95825

Direct: 916-574-0992
Email: al.franzoia@slc.ca.gov

The proposed water access looks problematic for kite-boarding but OK for windsurfing.

The proposed Burlingame Park proposed conceptional plans need to include better accommodation for non motorized water access activities. Specifically kite-boarding, the currently proposed water access at need small point only may work for Stand up paddle boards and windsurfers. But I see it very problematic for kite-boarding access and safety.

We require a larger water access point or several access point along the shoreline. Ideally a broad sandy beach without surrounding rip-rap rock shoreline.

We need also a land side/launch/landing are to safely rig out the kite lines and launch and land. We can not have obstacles like trees in the way I see depicted on the proposed plan close by the water access. This land side area needs to be at a minimum of a 300 foot circle clear of all obstructions with soft surface(lawn). And a safe path to walk to the water clear of obstacle while having the kite in the air. The shoreline is oriented approximately 250/070 degrees true north (SW).... predominate winds at SFO are WNW, which puts the predominate wind directly onshore!

Given the tendency for the wind to shift West VS North, starting out on port tack is the likely scenario!
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Re: Burlingame park state land commision

Postby MehYam » Fri Jul 06, 2018 2:41 pm

What's your opinion on the airport proximity?
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Re: Burlingame park state land commision

Postby sflinux » Tue Jul 10, 2018 2:04 pm

This would be cool for SUP. MJ0_
The wind there is fine, I've frequently kited north of here, but not much more west. There is a pole (maybe two) that sticks out of the ground west of there at low tide (straight out from cross walk where the golf center and soccer field join). If you go farther north there are stretches of shallow areas (island), evident at low tide. If the green area is grass, one theoretically could launch from the grass. At low tide the water is very shallow, hydrofoil not advised. It would be nice if there were two ramps, one at the west side, and one at the east side. One thing to not get excited about is this is near (east of) Burlingame's waste (presumably treated if it is not raining) water drains into the bay, something to keep in mind.
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I still wonder what the wind shadow is going to be at Coyote Point once the new building construction is complete (lower right quadrant). JQI*
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