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self launch1044 viewstake the sand to pile up for a bit behind the leading edge, if you dig under the leading edge, you will leave a gap.
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self launch1033 viewskite rolls step foward
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self land no one around1012 viewsno that you no you are clear, you need to grab a center line
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self launch985 viewskite is ready for launch, takes flight and you push out on bar, depower and control as you walk towards the water. i have found is better to walk towards the water with the kite at an angle. This is beter then at 12 or nuetral. lessons the chance to get lofted and with the kite to the side a bit if you let go of the bar, it goes down fast and no power
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self land no one around971 viewsafter the hard tug on the center line closest to you the kite stays down
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self launch965 viewspile sand up behind the leading edge. make sure the more wind the more sand. no sand gets in the kite, this is used to hold the kite in postion
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self launch960 viewswalk back with the bar hard right[this is because you want the kite to relaunch left, always is oposite] until the kite moves
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self launch934 viewskite faces into the wind, while you set up your lines
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shark bite917 viewsSomeyhing took a nice bit of out this ray and jesse wasnt real into it
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Da Conch Man901 viewsThe Conch Farm is the "only " place in the world where they farm rasie conch for food as well as replenish the local waters. This pic we learned about male conch parts to identify them, i have conch envy.
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self launch897 viewskite facing into the wind, normal look for kite on beach.
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self launch895 viewsback view of kite rolling as the rider steps foward
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boat lift894 viewsno wind on the inside, no worries, we will take you out
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self land no one around894 viewsthis bag is filled half way with sand, it wieghts about 60 lbs, and works for me up to 17 mph, once above that speed i found i needed more. remember, this is designed for the advanced rider, who comes in and know one is there to help them land.
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surf boardsin off shore rule882 views
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self land no one around868 viewskite will move up and down, i have even had it lift up and down off the ground.This is not a kite anchor which you leave you kite like this for a long time, you hook up and get to your kite, gust and other factors say the longer you take the more risk you have
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self land no one around864 viewsi conect to the heavy strap on the kite bag so i know it wont tear out
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self land no one around859 viewsit is better to put sand in before you go out, i have done it with the kite up on a day where everyone left, but was not as easy, so dont be lazy if you think you will need this.
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off shore bows853 viewswho says you cant ride total off shore in some glass
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