Archive for February, 2020

Sebastain 110km Porterville to past Graafwater, personal bests again for others.

Friday, February 28th, 2020 Posted in Uncategorized |

            Another good days flying in the Porterville Valley, wind turned ssw quickly, some pilots found it difficult but others climbed high and stayed their, while a few played the yo yo game high then catching for a ...

Rain, clouds then Blue and great flying in Hermanus

Wednesday, February 26th, 2020 Posted in Uncategorized |

     Arriving in Hermanus with low clouds and a little drizzle, but soon cleared and I took off for a test flight, then others followed.   Later skies cleared and pilots tried the east crossing but to early and landed. Others flew ...

Flying the dunes Langebaan

Wednesday, February 26th, 2020 Posted in Uncategorized |

Trying Signal hill, very hot and stable day the tandems were going straight down. We decided to fly langebaan. We had a good day, not flying the whole ridge but mainly in the bowl. The wind turn on and off, lots ...

Two epic days from Piketberg, 70kms and 105kms

Wednesday, February 26th, 2020 Posted in Uncategorized |

   XC time, Piketburg is the place to be, with many different routes to be flown and with good thermals and high base you can fly fare. Our plans was to fly north, then turn west to Reidlingshuis and land in ...

Low but good day at Signal Hill

Wednesday, February 26th, 2020 Posted in Uncategorized |

Flying in Cape Town, difficult decision but at the end we made the correct decision and we flew Signal hill. Nice flying with the tandem boys, clouds rolling in, and some good thermals. Daniel after many attempts crossed to Loins head I ...

Great day flying Sir Lowry’s pass to Gordon’s bay beach

Tuesday, February 25th, 2020 Posted in Uncategorized |

Sometimes we just get it perfect. Leaving sedge in bad weather, after a stunt of ground handling. SLP was perfect light wind on launch and lasted most of the day pilots getting in three takeoffs, while others flew for a few hours. Couple ...

Sedge fog flying, Botlierskop game park

Tuesday, February 25th, 2020 Posted in Uncategorized |

  Arriving at sedge early, flying was good with the fog rolling over the front ridges, few pilots in the air while the others practiced ground handling. Fog was close but we could fly, later opening up and all were ...

Super good days Kleinkranz and Paradise

Tuesday, February 25th, 2020 Posted in Uncategorized |

Action Paragliding Our first day of flying and wow did we fly. Starting off with stronger sw winds at kleinkranz kiting and flying, as the wind backed a little more pilots flew. Helping with kiting and beach launches the guys soon got the ...

Arrival of Action Paragliding friendship of 16 years

Tuesday, February 18th, 2020 Posted in Uncategorized |

  Arrival of our Dutch group, Action Paragliding, leaving Cape Town and Porterville area behind with strong NWerlies predicted, we heading for sedge field. Well on the way we had all seasons., strong winds, no wind sun full clouds, temperatures soaring to ...

Flying 14 out of 14 days, Last tow days Franschhoek and Hermanus

Saturday, February 15th, 2020 Posted in Uncategorized |

  Cape Town flying shut down, moving to Franschoek a cool day with low clouds that soon burnt off. New site for most very scenic beautiful and awesome to fly. We had a good window to launch and fly ...