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Re: Off to a bad start already

Post by alexglebov » Thu Feb 22, 2018 8:56 pm

So, can we enforce the rule, that no rigging in the launch area is allowed? Every one has to do sumner lunch? Also, how about sumner landing - you land, roll lines and move the kite to the grass area right away. Think how empty launch area will become.


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Re: Off to a bad start already

Post by le noun » Fri Feb 23, 2018 12:39 am

alexglebov wrote:So, can we enforce the rule, that no rigging in the launch area is allowed? Every one has to do sumner lunch? Also, how about sumner landing - you land, roll lines and move the kite to the grass area right away. Think how empty launch area will become.


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this to me seems like the most efficient idea indeed.
yes, people will get annoyed to have to unroll their lines in the grass, then roll them back once attached to the kite only to unroll them in the launching zone. but if we want to keep the launch/landing area empty it's the best thing to do.
I would agree with what has been said before on this thread though: the issue is maybe related to 30% of beginners, the 70% left are intermediate kiters who don't really care.
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Re: Off to a bad start already

Post by CdoG » Fri Feb 23, 2018 9:18 am

We can't enforce the " rules "we have now.
forcing beginners to learn a new way to launch doesn't seem like a good idea to me

The beauty of the sumner launched is it works in a crowded area
some of us should start using it and beginners will pick it up
Hell maybe some bona fide Kiter's will start using it !

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Re: Off to a bad start already

Post by schwede » Fri Feb 23, 2018 1:30 pm

Hey Charlie I remember you back in the day being a drill Sargent in Alameda. What Happened. Yelling, getting in peoples faces, and laying the pipe down on those not following the rules. If you could bring that back on the weekends for a while not solving the problem it will make a significant improvement.

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Re: Off to a bad start already

Post by CdoG » Fri Feb 23, 2018 3:04 pm

Well after meny years of trying to police the beach on the weekends
I quit kiting on the weekends and I just kite during the week,

I had a chance to talk to jessie
He told me the Shaq expansion and remodel is going to take over west of theShower area
So pumping up there and even stacking there or even landing there will be a problem

So any one reading this should just try and use As little space as you need ,to pump up rig up and launch and get off the beach

Kites left Unattended in the luanch area will be moved off to the grass stacking area for parking

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Re: Off to a bad start already

Post by CdoG » Fri Feb 23, 2018 3:32 pm

And i forgot
The benchs are gone
So now there is no place to dump your stuFf
Please if you want it put it in your car before you go out on the water ,don’t leave it in the launch don’t leave it up against the building

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Re: Off to a bad start already

Post by dz » Sat Feb 24, 2018 6:46 am

As for landing, on weekends, EVERYONE needs to roll up their lines after they land and move their kite AWAY from Launch/landing areas. This is normal procedure. Leaving your lines out, and leaving your kite in the way of others trying to launch makes you a jerk, and next thing you know your kite will be moved out of the way by others.
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Re: Off to a bad start already

Post by mbzporvida » Sat Feb 24, 2018 8:06 am

Wait til Da Sherman is on line this season. What a shit show it was last season !
Another trip around the sun ?

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Re: Off to a bad start already

Post by sloughslut » Sat Feb 24, 2018 11:44 am

Sherm was nice thurs 2 kites 2 windsurfers 1 mohome 1 boat trailer. Wish it would stay cold there all summer NACF
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Re: Off to a bad start already

Post by ko138 » Sat Feb 24, 2018 3:09 pm

mbzporvida wrote:Wait til Da Sherman is on line this season. What a shit show it was last season !
Can’t wait! Little Baja is not coming back is it?
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