Another amazing day on the 9m. Los Barrilles seems way nicer than LV,
unless LV has changed significantly since 2002.
The manta rays are called Mobius Mantas, today I had one jump in front
of me during my third and final session.
Session #2 ~2pm was super amazing 24-28mph.
On Mar 29, 2010, at 3:57 AM, Gear Daddy LLC <geardaddyllc@...
> Hi all,
> Arrived in Los Barriles yesterday afternoon just in time for a 3
> hour session on the 9m. Perfect side shore condition with 3-4ft
> swell. Dan got session on his 9m & Jen went out for 2 sessions on
> her 5m. On her second session she was confronted by a school of
> Manta rays that were jumping out of the water all around her. Manta
> rays were about 3' wide and jumping about 5' out of water. Some of
> them appeared to be flying temporarily. It appeared that it was
> some sort of mating ritual that they were preforming for her kite???
> It was very bizarre and scared the shit out of Jen. We were able to
> get photos of the action, and I'll post them when we get back. Day
> 2 promises more wind but rest of week looks mellow. Nice to
> snowkite on Friday and kitesurf, in 85 degree / no wetsuit, on
> Sunday. I could get use to this;-)
> Sent from
> Eddy Petranek