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Postby RobsterCraw » Sat May 21, 2005 10:53 pm

How does it look for alameda on a 12m on sunday? I need more kites but I'm trying to get a good day at alameda and I'm getting anxious.
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Postby feixaq » Sat May 21, 2005 11:01 pm

low to mid teens. might be able to plane, but hard to go upwind on a 12... 16 is better, 14 is ok (depending on your weight).
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Postby andyandmarlys » Sat May 21, 2005 11:02 pm

If you are not too heavy it will likely be fine.... I am planning on a 14m day and I weigh 220
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Postby Bob » Sun May 22, 2005 9:35 am

I'm thinking my 16.5 @ 215lbs...

My guess is the wind slant of NNW will keep it from ramping to big against the modest ebb at Alameda even with the temperature gradient of 10 degrees...

Sylvia however has fantasies of riding a 7.... and she is a very good prognosticator!
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Postby andyandmarlys » Sun May 22, 2005 11:08 am

Bob.... How about the Machine and Contra Challenge today? So far I haven't been able to get the North down from Rio yet....
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Postby knyfe » Sun May 22, 2005 11:38 am

Andy

I would also like to join your contest with my FS sleeping bag today. But my family decided to got to the coast and I never say no to that. But we have to try this another day.

CU, K (Georg)
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Postby dewey » Sun May 22, 2005 12:17 pm

Why are you guys talking light wind??? It's ripping at Sherman!!!
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Postby knyfe » Sun May 22, 2005 12:35 pm

try sherman with a family ;-(

even the koast is to windy for them right now ;-(( So I will catch the low wind run at Alameda....

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Postby whitecap » Sun May 22, 2005 7:21 pm

Tried Sherman with the family over the weekend. *^}

I had a good time, even though I was mostly a caddy since I still have stitches in my foot. Went out once with duck tape over the 4" slice, but that felt weird if I loaded up the board, so I quit - but since I was out of the water, the family had a gas! Brian was out on the 4 & 5, and Alex was getting pretty smooth on his back roll kite loops. MG out for hours, as always. Pretty much always have fun with the family at Sherman...

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Postby pipedragon » Sun May 22, 2005 7:47 pm

Alameda was worth the wait!!! Rode my 12 powered for days. Low tide, sunny and ripping. Yehaa!!
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