Archive for October, 2018

Some difficult days but we are flying

Monday, October 29th, 2018 Posted in Uncategorized |

  27-10-18 Porterville look inverted but a good choice for the day, wind turn on us more southerly than predicted. Still getting a flight but challenging, fighting our way to Bumpy, not the easiest. 28-10-18 Trying Hermanus looking good, with light winds and XC potential, ...

Three days of strong berg winds, now flying again

Friday, October 26th, 2018 Posted in Uncategorized |

  23-10-18 After three bad days of no flying very strong berg winds, temperatures soaring to 38/42 degrees and winds hauling over 100kms in places, we had to rest and do other activities. Now a few gaps to fly, Signal hill, and trying ...

Nice flight from Kardoesie launch, then flat lands flying

Wednesday, October 17th, 2018 Posted in Uncategorized |

  17-10-18 Wind turning more south, so we flew from the north end of the Porterville valley, Kardoesie. Not a long flight but still good to be in the air and flying more in the flats with steady drifting climbs, bouncing against the ...

New site Bain’s Kloof pass 117km, and Porterville 80kms

Tuesday, October 16th, 2018 Posted in Uncategorized |

  14/1510/18 After a non day with strong North winds we could go wind surfing, and was it good. Next day the place to be was Bain’s kloof pass, after a lot of waiting and debate and big clouds sucking we had a ...

Finding the spot to fly.

Sunday, October 14th, 2018 Posted in Uncategorized |

13/10/18 Not many place to fly, strong easterlies prevailing, with a wind of opportunity wind bending into a Swerly , we had allot of fun. Danny Chandi and myself braving the flight to Mykenos, easy on the way there but the last ...

2018/19 Tour season has started

Thursday, October 11th, 2018 Posted in Uncategorized |

  Tour October 2018/19 9/10/18 Starting our new tour season, with a small group we flew signal hill but it was not working just a site seeing sled ride. A new site Simonsberg, but due to very thick inversion and cloud it was difficult, ...