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by CaptainJohn
Fri Sep 28, 2012 12:41 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Kitesurfing to the Golden Gate and back
Replies: 0
Views: 757

Kitesurfing to the Golden Gate and back

Kitesurfing the San Francisco Bay and under the Golden Gate Bridge. It was choppy on the water but the wind was steady. Starting off a Treasure Island, passing Alcatraz and the city front, the expedition was a success!

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by CaptainJohn
Tue Sep 04, 2012 1:27 pm
Forum: Pictures and Videos
Topic: Kiteboarding Concierge
Replies: 0
Views: 992

Kiteboarding Concierge

by CaptainJohn
Mon Aug 20, 2012 3:05 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing Vacations
Topic: Kitesurfing Expedition Golden Gate
Replies: 1
Views: 2869

Kitesurfing Expedition Golden Gate

Parker came in from out of town, driving in from Colorado. He's an experienced kiter, kiting spots like Baja, Hatteras, and other vacation destinations. Check him out on his first kitesurfing experience on the San Francisco Bay. We put up a 9m at first but later rigged down to a 7m. Sweet, strong wi...
by CaptainJohn
Mon Aug 13, 2012 12:50 pm
Forum: Pictures and Videos
Topic: Late summer expedition
Replies: 0
Views: 1096

Late summer expedition

A great day of exploring the winds in the bay. Later summer...a few good months left to get out and ride!

Picture will be attached as soon as I figure out how....?
by CaptainJohn
Wed Aug 08, 2012 1:05 pm
Forum: Pictures and Videos
Topic: Todd and John, tearing through the bay!
Replies: 0
Views: 1119

Todd and John, tearing through the bay!

This was a sweet day of kitesurfing! 12m the whole way. Todd started off the expedition under the Gate, getting his first taste of San Francisco summer wind. Halfway down, Todd came back and boarded the boat. Captain John hooked up and kept haulin! It got windier as we went past Alcatraz but then go...
by CaptainJohn
Mon Jul 30, 2012 10:50 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Golden Gate Expedition
Replies: 0
Views: 659

Golden Gate Expedition

A kitesurfing expedition. We put a kite up under the bridge, then Lydia chose her path. We followed. Using a radio helmet, we guided her outside of freighter channels, away from wind shadows, and into great photo backgrounds. A patch of strong wind made her unable to body-drag back to her board. We ...
by CaptainJohn
Mon Jun 25, 2012 7:13 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: San Francisco Downwinder
Replies: 0
Views: 754

San Francisco Downwinder

If you're going to San Francisco, you better sign up for one of these!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nXbou_M0 ... =g-all-fbc
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