Archive for February, 2018

Catching the moment at Kleinkranz

Saturday, February 24th, 2018 Posted in Uncategorized |

23-2-2018 Westerlies predicted and stronger winds in the morning, the only possible place to try and fly and play is Kleinkranz car park. Launching from the beach, one could soar the low dunes. Later the wind dropped a bit and went SW, ...

Difficult but rewarding day at Sedge

Saturday, February 24th, 2018 Posted in Uncategorized |

  22-2-2018 Trying to fly Sedge all day, but with stable conditions we had moment we could fly. If one is ready and keen you got the good moments, myself and Chris launched and flew off the ridge after watching some birds climb ...

Engaging with Elephants and flying

Thursday, February 22nd, 2018 Posted in Uncategorized |

  21-2-2018 Awakening to light drizzle and low clouds, with very low wind, heading off to the Elephant park for a few hours to engage the these magnetic animals. What an experience, massive is size but gentle natured, hard and thick skin, ...

Another day filled with fun and games

Wednesday, February 21st, 2018 Posted in Uncategorized |

20-2-2018 Another day filled with fun and games, low cloud base but still very enjoyable. Focusing on good launching techniques, flying in light thermal conditions, using all of one senses, and a lots of top landings. We could fly the whole day, getting ...

Arrival of Action Air Sports, first two days

Tuesday, February 20th, 2018 Posted in Uncategorized |

  Action Air Sports 2018 Arrival of AAS, 17th February, afternoon drinks at the Blue Peter, taking in the Cape views of Robin Island and the majestic Table Mountain, while consuming a few frosties, Beers,  then a Fillet Braai to welcome everyone ...

Last two days in Porterville

Friday, February 9th, 2018 Posted in Uncategorized |

  7/8-2-2018 Two days in Porterville, one day very good conditions with light winds opportunity to fly south then north and to Clanwilliam. We had a great day a lot of us flying together to the south, some high some low. Lots of personal ...

Flying in Cape Town SLP and Langebaan

Friday, February 9th, 2018 Posted in Uncategorized |

  5-2-2018 On the way home we stopped at SLP for an afternoon flight, of course the prediction was correct we could fly. Everyone a bit tiered, but the day was on, not bit flights but a afternoon glide, punchy thermals, then a ...

Great Sedge day and another epic paradise, Gerricka’s Sedge Island flight

Sunday, February 4th, 2018 Posted in Uncategorized |

   4-2-2018 With light Southerlies predicted everyone arrived at Sedge view, some pilots doing 10 top landings, other fighting to get high, all enjoying themselves and having fun. Later in the afternoon we went to Paradise ridge, wind SSE soon all in ...

Classic day on Paradise ridge and Buffles bay

Sunday, February 4th, 2018 Posted in Uncategorized |

3-2-2018 Breakfast at the Farmers market, before flying, a must experience. Easterlies predicted, but actually more South SE, first flying from Major Dads ramp, we all flew along Paradise ridge to Gerricka’s into Gerricka’s bowl, enjoying the smooth air and perfect ...

Classic day at Sir Lowry’s pass

Sunday, February 4th, 2018 Posted in Uncategorized |

1-2-2018 Heading up to Sedge field, but first stopping off at Sir Lowry’s Pass, a back wind at first, knowingly it would drop, and it did. Some pilots, skeptical of the days flying, well it turned out fantastic. Fling over Hanskop and ...