64389Re: [ksurf] Re: Kitesurfing places in South East Asia
- Feb 3, 2003--- "zetabetamu <soloflight@...>"
> Hey Andrash,many times, i was there in Sept 2002 kiteing on the
> I've sailed(windsurfed) in Boracay Island,
> Philippines a lot a times
> before and I'm telling you,that place is just EPIC.
> They have an
> annual windsurfing competion (usually on Jan.)that
> attracts hundreds
> of competitors everytime bec. of the beautiful white
> sand beaches and
> and nuking winds. So much potential for
> kiteboarding, beach is not
> that wide but is about 2 miles long. First 500 yards
> is waist to
> shoulder deep and butter smooth because of a reef
> about 1 mile
> offshore that protects the inside from the wind
> driven chop. Season
> is from Nov.-April, the rest of the year the wind
> shifts to the other
> side of the island and only works when there is a
> typhoon ( 10-60+
> knots+) . Wind starts to fill in AM at about 10-11
> AM and then blows
> the whole day 5-6 days a week during the windy
> season(15-25+ knots).
> No wetsuits required! Just to let you know, I am not
> connected to the
> PHIL. Dept. of Tourism, I'm just one stoked dude
> from California!
> --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "vasvari54
> <Shenmen@s...> wrote:
> > Hi,
> > Does anyone know about good kitesurfing places in
> South-East Asia.
> > wonder about Vietnam, Thailand, Malaysia, etc.
> > Any info, personal experiences, ideas�?
> > Thanks.
> > Andrash
> Hey guys I have been to the Phillipines Boracay
white sand beach where all the hotels are located, we
had good winds and breaking shorebreak waves onshore
winds great fun!!! also i was their2003 this month
during their windsurfing regatta,did alot of kiteing
on the opposite side of the island good winds and
waves on the outside. My friend runs a kiteboarding
school and gear rental
kiteboardingboracay@... tel# (036) 288-3663
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