3rd upper launch erosion - done 2016

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Re: 3rd upper launch erosion - done 2016

Postby MehYam » Mon Sep 30, 2013 3:44 pm

First my hair, then my gums, now my 3rd ave launch is receding. In the worst case scenario, does the launch area effectively just get pushed to the South?

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Re: 3rd upper launch erosion - done 2016

Postby stompdit » Mon Sep 30, 2013 3:59 pm

I hear we're going to have some awesome butter slicks at 3rd upper in a few years. =-
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Re: 3rd upper launch erosion - done 2016

Postby firstfishon » Thu Aug 28, 2014 1:29 pm

This is the last time this issue came up,last week a fellow kiter voiced his concern about the shrinking beach launch and I could not remember when the last discussion so I'm bringing it up. The lower launch is being worked on as we speak but nothing has been done with the upper aside from the personal donations of sand and concrete bags (Thank You) there have not been much or at all concerns from the public agencies. I'd like to invite ideas to start a communication with the right people that can help makeThird Ave Upper kite beach a better and safer beach.One idea was to develope 4 acres; increase elevation by 18" and have some kind of errosion control to keep the edges from washing away. This would be monumental! Thank You All!!
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