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Midwest Windfest 2018

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Created by cauncy 4 months ago, 26 Jun 2018
cauncy
WA, 6469 posts
26 Jun 2018 2:31PM
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Hi guys
Stoked to let you know that the Midwest Windfest will be held at south beach Port Denison
November 23/24/25 2018
Here's what were hoping to deliver over the weekend

Heaps of demo gear from all the leading retailers and brands

Course racing
Downwinders forBeginners
Epic Downwinder Intermediate/advanced, 7 mile to flatrocks inc return service
Movie night at the outdoor cinema
BBQ on the beach party
with coldys and tunes
Big Air Comp
Waves Comp
Plus more
A big heads up to the Shire of Irwin for financial sponsorship, this will be going straight into keeping the costs down for those attending, also big thanks to shire staff for getting behind the event, and especially Shannon Taylor
from events,
Dongara is a cracker of a venue with miles of beach vehicule access, great accomadation options, stunning coastline and big wind , Looking forward to seeing you all
cheers Mick Caunce


DongaraTP
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26 Jun 2018 2:34PM
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Travelling to the Midwest windfest? Come in and stay at the Dongara Tourist Park. Dongara Tourist Park has powered and unpowered sites as well as cabins. The park is backed on to South beach and is a walk away from the starfish caf? providing easy access to the beach. BOOK IN QUICK!!

Sauce
WA, 160 posts
26 Jun 2018 2:53PM
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Will you be releasing tickets cauncy? Or selling them at the beach?

ReefWalker
WA, 39 posts
26 Jun 2018 4:30PM
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locked this in the calendar

cauncy
WA, 6469 posts
26 Jun 2018 5:29PM
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Sauce said..
Will you be releasing tickets cauncy? Or selling them at the beach?


Will post details on all the event soon

Dave Whettingsteel
WA, 1322 posts
26 Jun 2018 7:31PM
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Great work Mick!!!! Well done

Mark _australia
WA, 18396 posts
27 Jun 2018 6:06PM
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I will be donating a custom board to be raffled off for RFDS
When you get ****ed up in our dangerous sports, they will be the ones getting you back to base for treatment. For free too.


Mark _australia
WA, 18396 posts
27 Jun 2018 6:10PM
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Interestingly is Dongara TP a site sponsor?

cauncy
WA, 6469 posts
27 Jun 2018 9:16PM
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Mark _australia said..
Interestingly is Dongara TP a site sponsor?



The guys at the tourist park are chipping in some money
to an event, not sure yet but may also offer some discount to attendants

daddycool
WA, 316 posts
28 Jun 2018 7:36PM
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yeeeeaaaaahhhhh Boooooooooooiiiiiyyyy! Nice one Mick!

cauncy
WA, 6469 posts
1 Jul 2018 7:51PM
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Mark _australia said..
I will be donating a custom board to be raffled off for RFDS
When you get ****ed up in our dangerous sports, they will be the ones getting you back to base for treatment. For free too.




Cheers for the generous donation,
some artwork on the board in order??

shano82
WA, 63 posts
2 Jul 2018 8:24PM
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Was at last years, and loved it. Locked in for this year, and accommodation booked at Dongara TP.

Looking forward to it! Great work on getting it up and running again Cauncy

jamesperth
WA, 535 posts
3 Jul 2018 11:30AM
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Accom booked. cant wait ! Never been to D before.

eezeegowin
WA, 172 posts
3 Jul 2018 1:51PM
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jamesperth said..
Accom booked. cant wait ! Never been to D before.



I knew a young woman once who said that she'd not been to the D.

I belived her until she got there and certainly knew her way around.

I didnt complain though... From what I've heard since she's been back plently of times!

Simsurf
WA, 200 posts
5 Jul 2018 8:47AM
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Accom booked for us. Can't wait.
That beach is spectacular and should be a great weekend.

Peahi
VIC, 948 posts
5 Jul 2018 1:35PM
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A 7 hour flight to Dongers or 7 hour drive to Merimbula? Problem these days .. too much choice.

cauncy
WA, 6469 posts
10 Jul 2018 11:28AM
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Peahi said..
A 7 hour flight to Dongers or 7 hour drive to Merimbula? Problem these days .. too much choice.




Yo peahi
The clashing of dates were never intentional , the Midwest windfest dates of 23/24/25 November are due to me having 11 birthdays here on the 23rd, it's always blown it's arse off on that day without fail,
By all accounts the Merimbula is a great weekend
and well worth attending
The Midwest windfest is about highlighting our stunning coast and conditions
also giving the town a bit of a boost whilst crew are attending, it's a good time for brands and retailers to demo the latest gear, having it later makes no sense, and was great to see nearly all brands represented last year, Were hoping to have a beach party with BBQ and band, another night at the drive in movies, course racing , big downwinder as last year was a big highlight for all that attended, This event is run with limited funds and tons of unpaid hrs by myself, dave whettingsteel and rob and Kat Smallwood, plus a few helpers on the day, we just want everyone to have a fun weekend with wind , the plan is also to change venues which keeps it fresh and crew get to kite different sections of our coastline
cheers and might see you here






GranG
WA, 244 posts
17 Jul 2018 1:08AM
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cauncy said..
Hi guys
Stoked to let you know that the Midwest Windfest will be held at south beach Port Denison
November 23/24/25 2018
Here's what were hoping to deliver over the weekend

Heaps of demo gear from all the leading retailers and brands

Course racing
Downwinders forBeginners
Epic Downwinder Intermediate/advanced, 7 mile to flatrocks inc return service
Movie night at the outdoor cinema
BBQ on the beach party
with coldys and tunes
Big Air Comp
Waves Comp
Plus more
A big heads up to the Shire of Irwin for financial sponsorship, this will be going straight into keeping the costs down for those attending, also big thanks to shire staff for getting behind the event, and especially Shannon Taylor
from events,
Dongara is a cracker of a venue with miles of beach vehicule access, great accomadation options, stunning coastline and big wind , Looking forward to seeing you all
cheers Mick Caunce




Awesome... just booked in for a hillbilly crowd of us and the familios!

Had an epic down winder from big 4 caravan park to head butts ... which I guessed at ~15km, and it turned out to be nearer ~25km. and our ground crew had some transport issues, so we nearly missed each other... other than the ... oh crap, it all looks like the same sand dunes, that was truly an epic down winder with awesome waves much of the way.

cauncy
WA, 6469 posts
24 Aug 2018 7:09PM
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hey guys im looking for a good band/artist/dj for the event, ive heard coastal drift are a good listen, any recommendations are welcome, cheers

bjw
NSW, 2611 posts
24 Aug 2018 10:35PM
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Brittany Spears hasn't worked in a while...

Oh wait. Way to recent for the average aged kiter to have heard of her.

pgc
VIC, 826 posts
25 Aug 2018 5:42AM
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awesome spot boys no a bad pub either!!!!

eppo
WA, 6665 posts
25 Aug 2018 5:47PM
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Is Leo coming ?

Gazuki
WA, 792 posts
25 Aug 2018 5:59PM
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I hope so, I'm down for some good old Japanese linching!!!

Colinwilton
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25 Aug 2018 6:15PM
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Gazuki said..
I hope so, I'm down for some good old Japanese linching!!!



Is that a threat
I bet he will be so scared of you mate
He grown up in Brazil where he needs to learn how to defend hinself since a young age so he will be up for it

Gazuki
WA, 792 posts
25 Aug 2018 6:36PM
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Colinwilton said.
He grown up in Brazil where he needs to learn how to defend hinself against uncle tickles since a young age so he will be up for it


There fix it for you.

cauncy
WA, 6469 posts
25 Aug 2018 6:37PM
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eppo said..
Is Leo coming ?

not sure, apparently hes not been feeling himself recently

Gazuki
WA, 792 posts
25 Aug 2018 6:40PM
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best post yet LOL

cauncy
WA, 6469 posts
25 Aug 2018 6:44PM
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pgc said..
awesome spot boys no a bad pub either!!!!


Talking of BARRELS
I'll be speaking with the guys at the local rum distillery about attending the beach party on Friday to kick things off, Illegal tender have been winning worldwide awards for their rums and we will offer group tours and tastings at the local distillery, the local pubs will cater for those who wanna go hard over the wknd





Colinwilton
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25 Aug 2018 6:48PM
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cauncy said..

eppo said..
Is Leo coming ?


not sure, apparently hes not been feeling himself recently





He Felling pretty good
Did you get barrels today
Gazukook

eppo
WA, 6665 posts
25 Aug 2018 8:58PM
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Ah Brazilian. That's explains a great deal actually. Just a wonderful bunch in the water those Brazilians.

cauncy
WA, 6469 posts
25 Aug 2018 9:06PM
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Not wrong






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