Archive for December, 2015

Secret of Buffels Bay

Saturday, December 26th, 2015 Posted in Uncategorized |

After flying the whole day time to relax. Full Moon and a good chicken braai. 26th December Well fine dinning at the Farmers market, for breakfast, with the rest of Africa, tons of people on holiday, it was a great experience and good ...

Epic day at Sedge over 1000mts and Paradise ridge

Friday, December 25th, 2015 Posted in Uncategorized |

24th December Windy everywhere, so we decided to drive to Wilderness/ Sedgefield, arriving in good time but still not flyable, well braai time, Christmas Eve a T Bone steak braai with good salads beers and red wine flowing as if there ...

Arrival of Fly with Andy’s group

Wednesday, December 23rd, 2015 Posted in Uncategorized |

23rd December Ramona arrived early, I introduced her the local beach bar and a soothing Savana drink, while sitting in the sun and enjoying the calmness of the Atlantic Ocean, before the rest of the group arrives. The arrival of Fly with ...

Last three days in Sedge area flying all over

Saturday, December 19th, 2015 Posted in Uncategorized |

  16th December After a very late start, strong Westerlies and rain, great breakfast we set off to fly at 1pm to sedge. On arrival full cloud cover but the bushes where moving and looking good for flying, some asked are you sure ...

Great day soaring Buffels bay

Monday, December 14th, 2015 Posted in Uncategorized |

  14 December A bit of a hunt to find the correct place for all to fly, as the wind was ese, a few flew from Gerrickas beach and making the crossing onto the ridge, then flying all the way to Kleinkranz, ...

Last day in Porterville flat land flying

Monday, December 14th, 2015 Posted in Uncategorized |

  13 December Last day in Porterville and the comp starting, we launched before and set off north, some having a second flight while a few just did not want to land. Most flying to Bumpie while the die hards, flew to the ...

Epic sun set flight looks and drool

Monday, December 14th, 2015 Posted in Uncategorized |

  12th December Not looking to bad, but on takeoff wind increasing and very north, with rain showers in the valley, a waiting period at Kardoesie for nice Cappuccino’s and back massage, what a treat. Higher winds got stronger, we postponed the ...

Flying the Convergence in Porterville

Saturday, December 12th, 2015 Posted in Uncategorized |

  11th December Off to Porterville for three days, we had to wait for some time before it started to work, very unusual for Porterville. A few gliders started and had to work hard to stay up, but finally it popped everyone ...

Franschoek and Lions Head great flying day

Thursday, December 10th, 2015 Posted in Uncategorized |

10th Dec Franschoek and Lions Head On route to Lions Head, we rerouted to Franschoek, wind perky but we all could launch in the lulls. We don’t often fly there, but it is just so beautiful, two mountain ranges coming together and ...

Good day at Lions Head

Wednesday, December 9th, 2015 Posted in Uncategorized |

9th Lions Head Late start, what a surprise, bacon and egg breakfast then off to Lions Head, a good day but the wind did pick up, the first off had a great soaring flight above lions head. A few crossed over ...