Sunday 4-10-2011

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Sunday 4-10-2011

Postby Misfit » Thu Apr 07, 2011 11:37 am

A little early to call but i'm free on Sunday. Looks like a possibility for some breeze. Hope the SW killer doesnt kick in. Will be my first on the big lake this year.


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Re: Sunday 4-10-2011

Postby anderson » Fri Apr 08, 2011 6:44 am

it is shapping up nicely for Sunday (a bit on the light side though). Sheboygan might be money on Sunday afternoon. I might ride locally and spend time working on tricks I am still choked with.
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Re: Sunday 4-10-2011

Postby rmanecke » Sat Apr 09, 2011 7:16 am

I've got my eye on tomorrow. Maybe time to try out that dry suit!
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Re: Sunday 4-10-2011

Postby ironben » Sat Apr 09, 2011 11:01 am

rmanecke wrote:Maybe time to try out that dry suit!

u better act on it, soon its going to be too warm. :D

Wolf looks stronger than Michigan site,
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Re: Sunday 4-10-2011

Postby adseguy » Sat Apr 09, 2011 12:11 pm

ironben wrote:
rmanecke wrote:Maybe time to try out that dry suit!

u better act on it, soon its going to be too warm. :D

Wolf looks stronger than Michigan site,


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Re: Sunday 4-10-2011

Postby Safe_Cracker » Sat Apr 09, 2011 11:31 pm

Weather is going to be REALLY unpredictable tomorrow, be careful if you guys go and watch each other!

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Re: Sunday 4-10-2011

Postby qomat » Sun Apr 10, 2011 9:09 am

So...

what we doin today?

Thought Waukegan will be good but came offshore.

Where we goin now?
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Re: Sunday 4-10-2011

Postby Dutchkiteboarder » Sun Apr 10, 2011 5:30 pm

Waukegan ended up turning out pretty good!
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Re: Sunday 4-10-2011

Postby Safe_Cracker » Sun Apr 10, 2011 6:49 pm

Dutchkiteboarder wrote:Waukegan ended up turning out pretty good!


Really, been showing WSW/SW all day ? Polo
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Re: Sunday 4-10-2011

Postby adseguy » Sun Apr 10, 2011 8:04 pm

Yeah Waukegan was killer today. I little iffy this morning with some side off wind, but then it shifted pure south as predicted which is just a tad on-shore at Waukegan. It was really smooth, people were on 8's and 9's all day
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Re: Sunday 4-10-2011

Postby Safe_Cracker » Sun Apr 10, 2011 8:35 pm

Ohh ok, because the data shows it off shore for the whole day lOl http://www.ndbc.noaa.gov/station_page.php?station=WHRI2

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Re: Sunday 4-10-2011

Postby Safe_Cracker » Sun Apr 10, 2011 8:51 pm

I could be wrong, but not usually

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Re: Sunday 4-10-2011

Postby dbur » Sun Apr 10, 2011 9:12 pm

around 30 kites at the beach today.... nice start of the season on the big lake...
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Re: Sunday 4-10-2011

Postby alarmclock71 » Mon Apr 11, 2011 7:27 am

What a great day at the Kegs yesterday. It looked like all kiting Chicago converged on that beach. It was good to see you guys there. Here is a small clip: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P4kR2resk4c
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Re: Sunday 4-10-2011

Postby rmanecke » Mon Apr 11, 2011 9:09 am

What a blast. Thanks for the video!!
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Re: Sunday 4-10-2011

Postby ironben » Mon Apr 11, 2011 10:05 am

alarmclock71 wrote: Here is a small clip: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P4kR2resk4c

thanks for the vid.
Lots of kites yesterday. had a really good time, Weather perfect, water almost flat for a strong wing we had.
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i wanted to have more beers with u all but end up staying on water for most of the time-maybe next time! 8)
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Re: Sunday 4-10-2011

Postby DP » Mon Apr 11, 2011 10:11 am

Sounds like fun, sad I couldn't make this. See you out on the water next time!
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Re: Sunday 4-10-2011

Postby ironben » Mon Apr 11, 2011 10:28 am

some facts from yesterday

I did not know my 9.5 kahoona can take such gust. having smaller kite be much better but i not felt like pumping 3th kite.
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Re: Sunday 4-10-2011

Postby adseguy » Mon Apr 11, 2011 11:29 am

Strange that the wind showed SW....It was for sure South by the afternoon because I was heading at the jetty quite easily on my way in which means it was slightly on-shore.
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Re: Sunday 4-10-2011

Postby drxh » Mon Apr 11, 2011 12:38 pm

Here is a pic showing the beach of the early April afternoon... Great times indeed
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