Archive for January, 2015

Full group flying Lions Head and soaring Maccassor

Saturday, January 31st, 2015 Posted in Uncategorized |

    31st Jan Where to now, Cape Town and Porterville rain, we would decide in the morning, decision was to fly Lions head as Porterville was raining and very low cloud no mountain visible. Walking up the views at just beautiful, but gets ...

We flying in Porterville area, as no flying in Cape Town

Friday, January 30th, 2015 Posted in Uncategorized |

30th Jan Cape Town looking not good for flying strong NNW winds, Porterville area was the only flyable place. Grey skies on the way, but soon cleared up with blue thermals. Some struggling with the thermic windy takeoffs, busy skies, good thermals ...

The arrival of our next group

Friday, January 30th, 2015 Posted in Uncategorized |

Feb Group 29th Jan group of 8 Germans arrived, Candice collected them While Eric from Holland were flying at Signal hill. A very slow day tandems running off while we were waiting for better conditions. About 2.30pm Candice arrived with the new ...

Last day with FCA Simon flying Lion’s Head

Tuesday, January 27th, 2015 Posted in Uncategorized |

  26th Jan Back in Cape Town last day for this group, hoping to flying at Signal hill or Lions Head, well Signal hill strong and SSw, a easy walk up Lions head wind blowing in the verturi, but arriving at take ...

Flying Sedge, Paradise Gerricka’s to Holiday Inn

Sunday, January 25th, 2015 Posted in Uncategorized |

  25th Jan Sedge then Gerricka’s Arriving at sedge with everyone sitting I took the Gin GTO2 for a flip and up I went, thermaling to 300m asl, soon the others followed and the skies were littered with beautiful colorful gliders . ...

Easy day flying Buffels surfing and a few beers

Sunday, January 25th, 2015 Posted in Uncategorized |

24th Jan Buffels bay Deciding not to fly any of the local sites we have flown many times, off to Buffels bay it was light but the gulls were soaring this is good enough for us, walking to takeoff I was the ...

Paradise to Gerricka’s bowl and back to Holiday Inn

Friday, January 23rd, 2015 Posted in Uncategorized |

  23rd Jan Paradise to Gerricka’s and back to Holiday Inn A relaxing morning sitting by the pool having breakfast before a great days flying, arriving a sedge with mega pilots around so we decided to gap it, and off to Paradise ridge ...

Flying Sedge and Paradise ridge

Thursday, January 22nd, 2015 Posted in Uncategorized |

  22nd Jan Sedge and Paradise ridge Arriving at sedge having a flight, then the masses arrived, other groups. We flew until lunch time I did a few tandems and took Anje for a flight, doing well and finally having to land at ...

Flying Sedge to Gerricka’s point, beach play ground

Thursday, January 22nd, 2015 Posted in Uncategorized |

21st Jan Sedge then Gerricka’s First flying day in Sedge, after the general morning route we arrived on takeoff. It wasn’t long and we were unpacked and ready to go, flying around getting good height top landing, the plan was to try ...

Special place to fly Paarl Rock

Tuesday, January 20th, 2015 Posted in Uncategorized |

20th Jan Paarl rock The plan was to go to Langebaan but awakening to a complete weather change, decisions , decisions. New plan to fly Paarl rock then continue to Sedgefield, a bit windy in town so we almost did not go ...