Archive for December, 2017

Epic day at Langebaan, fog surfing

Sunday, December 31st, 2017 Posted in Uncategorized |

  29-12-2017 Day4 Porterville, winds more NW so we launched from the North end of the ridge and flew south to Porterville. A different flight, with some different challenges. Most flew around and landed near the pass, while the die hards took the ...

Porterville to Constriction, day2/3

Thursday, December 28th, 2017 Posted in Uncategorized |

  27-12-2017 Day2 Porterville, with winds predicted to increase in the afternoon, we were on guard flying through constriction. A slightly later start, some low saves just after takeoff, Ramona guiding a gaggle all the way along the ridge north and finally over ...

Day1 in Porterville with Fly with Andy’s group

Tuesday, December 26th, 2017 Posted in Uncategorized |

  26-12-2017 Day1 at Porterville The three girls launched first to show the way, Andrea, Steffie and Sebina. All flying well and thermalling together, soon above takeoff, while the guys watched….. Then the rush, the plan was to fly to Citrusdal, constriction and Clanwilliam ...

Paradise, Betty’s bay and Hermanus

Tuesday, December 26th, 2017 Posted in Uncategorized |

  24-12-2017 Paradise then pick nic at Bains kloof pass Last day in Sedge eager for another good day on the ridge, launching from Roy’s ramp was a good decision, all got up and flew to Gerrickas point and back, as much as ...

Market, Sedge and Paradise

Tuesday, December 26th, 2017 Posted in Uncategorized |

  23-12-2017 Great Sedge day and paradise   First things first breakfast at the Sedge Market, a must experience and great foods and coffee. An unstable day, standing on takeoff watching the clouds forming and two Fish Eagles flying and thermaling up high, wind was ...

Flying Sedge and Holiday Inn

Saturday, December 23rd, 2017 Posted in Uncategorized |

21-12-2017 Flying sedge two days, first day a little slow with not too much height gains, it was like a switch, on and off. Just tempting us to go out and fly, testing ones skills. Nevertheless we had a good day. 22-12-2017 A good ...

Another perfect day soaring and braaing

Thursday, December 21st, 2017 Posted in Uncategorized |

  20-12-2017 Prevailing Easterlies, not leaving us much places to go and fly, arriving at Buffels bay with light winds but good enough to fly, steadily the wind increased giving us good lift so all of could fly together. Some interesting takeoffs, again ...

Arrival of Fly with Andy group, what a first day

Wednesday, December 20th, 2017 Posted in Uncategorized |

Fly with Andy, Ramona 19-12-2017 One group leaves, another arrives, we picked up the group Fly with Andy at 8am, Ramona leading this group. From the Cape Town International air port to Sedgefield, Flying Paradise ridge, a late afternoon with light thermals at ...

Last day Flying in Hermanus, another beautiful place to fly.

Sunday, December 17th, 2017 Posted in Uncategorized |

  16-12-2017 Last flying day, a early drive to Hermanus, well we had a very good last day thermic soaring, watching the Dolphins and spotting two whales in the bay, relaxed flying in smooth air and finally landing at the Hotel. Two weeks ...

Another two days in Porterville

Sunday, December 17th, 2017 Posted in Uncategorized |

  14-12-2017 Back to Porterville for two days, most reliable flying, arriving just in to un pack and launch as the Comp opened there window early 9h50, we had to off by then. It was a bit of a scramble, but we did ...