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3rd Ave Upper Launch Sandbags

Postby jsin138 » Mon Apr 15, 2013 6:26 pm

I've noticed the sandbag situation is rather meager, so I'm gonna hook it up. I'm at 3rd now with some new bags. How many do we want?
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Re: 3rd Ave Upper Launch Sandbags

Postby ddubwinokur » Mon Apr 15, 2013 7:14 pm

Oh man, as many possible. Thanks! They are sorely needed.

Would be awesome if we could sort out some kind of an easier way to enter/exit the mud when it's low tide. I'm getting somewhat tired of having my fiancee pick ii() out of my feet after poking them on who knows what in the mud slide out to kitable water.
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3rd Ave Upper Launch Sandbags

Postby jsin138 » Mon Apr 15, 2013 8:18 pm

No problem. I scattered 20 new bags around the launch area & cleaned up the old weathered paper weights. I've got a bunch more empty bags in my truck if we need more.

I used fresh, glass free sand. The amount of glass in the sand around the launch area is troubling. I spent some time picking up the glass there last week, not sure if I made a dent.

We should do something like a BBQ / Swap Meet / Clean-Up deal. Is anything like that being planned? Ideas about low tide mud access could be shared/worked on then, too.

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Re: 3rd Ave Upper Launch Sandbags

Postby troybo13 » Mon Apr 15, 2013 11:11 pm

Jason,
Thanks for the new sandbags!

I try to police the glass I see it when I am there, but a time where a few guys got together for a coordinated effort sounds worthwhile to me.
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Postby jwest21 » Tue Apr 16, 2013 9:10 am

You're a saint, Jason.

Despite the occasional douche that throws a kite instead of launching it, kiteboarders are some of the greatest people I've met, at least here in the Bay Area.
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Re: 3rd Ave Upper Launch Sandbags

Postby sanjose_kiter » Tue Apr 16, 2013 11:39 am

Yeah, it is guys like Jason that make this sport fun and worthwhile to learn.

I don't kite at 3rd ave. often , but when I do , really appreciate the sandbags
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Re: 3rd Ave Upper Launch Sandbags

Postby mikeskim81 » Tue Apr 16, 2013 7:34 pm

Thanks for the sandbags! i used them today! i will remove broken glass when i see them and chip in with sandbags if needed..to do my part!
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Re: 3rd Ave Upper Launch Sandbags

Postby mogunn » Wed Apr 17, 2013 10:51 am

Thanks for replenishing the sand bags.
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Re: 3rd Ave Upper Launch Sandbags

Postby etxxz » Wed Apr 17, 2013 12:09 pm

sweet! thanks a bunch. last weekend there werent even that many of us and i had to resort to using my kitebag as sandbag "?%#

..agree on a well deserved cleanup. its been close to a year since we last did it.
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