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  • sjybhunter <sjyhunter@iprimus.com.au>
    Rohin i am one of the 90% of people :) Get in touch with John Gyre At SOS in Fremantle he is the el presidantie and should know the next meeting date. Cheers
    Message 1 of 10 , Feb 26, 2003
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      Rohin i am one of the 90% of people :)

      Get in touch with John Gyre At SOS in Fremantle he is the el
      presidantie and should know the next meeting date.

      Cheers

      Shane

      --- In kitesurf@yahoogroups.com, "rohin156 <rohin@a...>" <rohin@a...>
      wrote:
      > Shane i would be interested in attending the next WAKSA meeting to
      see
      > what goes on there.
      > could you let me know.
      > Rohin
      >
      >
      > --- In kitesurf@yahoogroups.com, "sjybhunter <sjyhunter@i...>"
      > <sjyhunter@i...> wrote:
      > > --- In kitesurf@yahoogroups.com, "Sam Parisi" <snlparisi@b...>
      > wrote:
      > > > That's really great. If only there were more guys like u we
      would
      > > have
      > > > nothing to worry about & now where to kite. I now am glad I
      dont
      > > live in
      > > > Perth. What a great sense of humor you have watching all that
      > > mayhem and
      > > > thinking its funny!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
      > > > >
      > >
      > > Sam
      > >
      > > Take what rod has said in context. The place at pelican point is
      > > potentially the most dangerous place to kite in Perth wind is
      cross
      > > on to on with shallow water and trees right up to the waters
      edge.
      > > It was/is a great place to learn to windsurf and this hangover
      > > attracts the beginner kiter crowds along with two schools
      operating
      > > out of there. Rod was pointing out (I think) that despite the
      > > obvious dangers people and a kite school still set up and learn
      > less
      > > than 100 meters way from the shore and trees, bike path ect. Its
      > > easy to walk the 500 or so meters out to the point with is
      > vegetation
      > > clear non gusty launch area.
      > >
      > > WAKSA (west oz kite surf ass.) has noted that kiters should stay
      > > clear of pelican point but still schools and people kite there.
      I
      > do
      > > not kite there much but enjoy the place when I do get there with
      the
      > > windsurfers, other kiters learners ect its a challenge to kite
      > > there. But with a bit of curtesy every one can co exist.
      > >
      > > I think what Rod, Rohin and Myself are trying to get at is that
      the
      > > school/ beginners are in the wrong spot. next time I am down
      there
      > I
      > > will go and talk to the shop owner. Maybe you other two guys
      want
      > to
      > > do that as well. If you really think its a big issue go along to
      a
      > > WAKSA meeting and get involved and voice ya concerns. or do as
      90%
      > > of the population does and stick your head in the sand.
      > >
      > > I for one would hate too lose any of Perths great spots to kite
      at.
      > >
      > > Hope to see you over here one day Sam.
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