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Family and Foil Day - Goolwa - Sun 20th Jan '19

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Created by WsurfingSA 1 month ago, 30 Dec 2018
WsurfingSA
SA, 292 posts
30 Dec 2018 10:23AM
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Bring your kids/partners/etc with their windsurfing kit down to the lake for some beginner/intermediate flat water sailing. We'll provide a BBQ sausage for lunch. In the afternoon we plan to have windsurfing foil race around a channel marker and back!

When - Sun 20th Jan '19, 11 am
Where - Carpark near Aquacaf, Barrage Rd, Goolwa (see map below)
Cost - free for WindsurfingSA members, families and friends. Join up here: windsurfingsa.org.au/public/membership_levels

Hope to see you there!


WsurfingSA
SA, 292 posts
18 Jan 2019 11:52AM
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Just a reminder this is on this Sunday. Forecast is looking good -

Winds: Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Weather: The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning. Mostly sunny afternoon.
Temperature: 23C

Shane will be providing you the opportunity to foil behind his boat.
I urge anyone interested in foiling to come and try this because it is the quickest way to learn and the feeling will blow your mind!

If you have any enquiries you can call/text James on 0432 698 032

RobMac
SA, 19 posts
20 Jan 2019 10:03PM
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What a top day
Thanks for organising it James great to see the kids having a go and having fun together.
Thanks to Shane for the foiling sessions - wow!
Thanks to Richard for the Windsurfer LT loan - amazing.
We must do it again... soon if possible?

WsurfingSA
SA, 292 posts
21 Jan 2019 1:03PM
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Thanks to everyone who came down.
Special thanks to Shane from Binks Marine for providing the boat for tow foiling, wind foil kit for trial and for demonstrating how it is done (plenty jaws dropped when you foiled out from the launch area!)!
Well done to the 7 intrepid youngsters who went windsurfing!

Slim Jim
SA, 186 posts
21 Jan 2019 1:10PM
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Dr Duck
SA, 412 posts
21 Jan 2019 2:52PM
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Well done James for getting all those kids on the water. Looks like they were having a blast! That towing method is great - gets them up and moving in the right direction without too much focus on getting drive out of the sail.

FishMints
SA, 60 posts
21 Jan 2019 10:51PM
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Thanks for organising it - it was great to meet some crew down there and thanks for the BBQ and fruit platter!

ArneM
SA, 2 posts
22 Jan 2019 2:35PM
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Thank you guys for your efforts to host this event
Your'e doing a great job. It was a fun day and good to meet you :)



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