Archive for December, 2016

Strong day in Hermanus and Great Lions Head to TM, today

Thursday, December 29th, 2016 Posted in Uncategorized |

  28/12/16 Sedge area done and dustered, we had an amazing time flying every day and some epic flights. Leaving very early for Hermanus, arriving at 9.30 am and wind on the increase, the few quick ones go away, with my help dong ...

Last two days in Sedge

Thursday, December 29th, 2016 Posted in Uncategorized |

  26/12/16 Sedge Paradise and sedge again. Climbing high to cloud base for a moment with the most spectacular panoramic views over the river and the coast line below. Light thermals with very little wind, later the wind increased braking up the thermals. Top landings ...

Buffels bay, sedge Paradise ridge and evening Sedge

Monday, December 26th, 2016 Posted in Uncategorized |

    25/12/16 Christmas day a very early start, a small window to fly, Buffels was the place to be. All pilots had a good time, some flew while others ground handled as it was a bit too strong for them. This strong wind beach ...

Christmas eve sun set flight

Sunday, December 25th, 2016 Posted in Uncategorized |

  24/12/16 Christmas eve flying. After a late morning and a good breakfast at the market, chilling and browsing at the goodies, as the winds were strong, an easy day to relax until 3pm. Arriving at Kleinkranz with still lots of white caps on ...

Stable, but good day at Sedge

Saturday, December 24th, 2016 Posted in Uncategorized |

  23/12/16 After a good meal and sleep everyone set to go, Sedge was slow to work but after a bit of ground handling and cleaning the gliders it was time. Hot in the inland area creating a big inversion, we could fly, ...

Paradise Sedge, Paradise Sedge two perfect days

Thursday, December 22nd, 2016 Posted in Uncategorized |

  21/12/16 Cape Town turning bad with rain and strong wind, well hi ho, hi ho off to Sedgefield we go, leaving at 7 and arriving in good time to fly. The ramp was our first stop, to fly Paradise ridge, well for ...

Fly with Andy’s first day in Hermanus

Thursday, December 22nd, 2016 Posted in Uncategorized |

  Fly with Andy The arrival of Fly with Andy group, in drips and drabs, straight from the airport to Hermanus. From Airplane, into the Bus, to Paragliding, on arrival in Hermanus wind perfect soon with a little assistance we got everyone in ...

Flying Skerpheuwel and sun downers

Wednesday, December 14th, 2016 Posted in Uncategorized |

  14/12/16 Prediction of wind to increase quickly, a shortish day, launching form Skerheuwel site near the pass, then flying South to Porterville was the way to go, and to try and fly back or into the flats. Launching at 9.30am early but ...

Flying Piketberg and Kardoesie, goal Clanwilliam

Tuesday, December 13th, 2016 Posted in Uncategorized |

  13/12/16 Bit of a difficult day for Porterville ridge, we decided to fly Piketberg, good conditions on arrival a briefing then set to go. Task was to fly south then North, across the flat to Citrusdal and Clanwilliam. Some found it difficult ...

Flying Porterville with the comp pilots

Tuesday, December 13th, 2016 Posted in Uncategorized |

12/12/16 An early start to Porterville as the Comp is on and we want to fly without the chaos, we launched from Dasklip not with the comp pilots, good decision. It looked amazing with all the colorful gliders in the air and ...