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  • Right, Jim, that's the textbook definition....and to elaborate...on a water-borne vessel, when facing the bow, the STARBOARD side is the RIGHT side, and PORT side is LEFT. A mnemonic for remembering: LEFT and PORT both have 4 letters. On Wed, Jul 22, 2015 at 8:41 PM, JIm VanDerHeyden < jlvdhjr@^$1 > wrote: As I was informed many years ago, windsurfing, right hand forward is on a...
    Jon Bolt Jul 23
  • ..to clarify, this is w/ heelside stance. Toeside, left hand forward has right-of-way. I think that's why they say "starboard side" has ROW...it's based on the side of the vessel (or board) that's upwind... On Wed, Jul 22, 2015 at 8:21 PM, JIm VanDerHeyden < jlvdhjr@^$1 > wrote: For those of you might not be so sailer savvy...right hand forward has right of way :-) On Wednesday...
    Jon Bolt Jul 22
  • Mike...ME TOO!...PICK ME!...PICK ME!! (but I too need a board...) Jon On Wed, Jul 22, 2015 at 4:43 PM, zolie22@^$1 [snowkiteidaho] < snowkiteidaho@^$2 > wrote: The surf wave is is at a good level right now. It is about as beginner friendly as is gets. The surf wave is Mon-Wed-Fri 10am until 10am the next day. If anyone wants to give it a try, let me know. Mike Z
    Jon Bolt Jul 22
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  • ...most of time nothing happens but would be good to be aware in case something happens. On Tue, Jul 21, 2015 at 7:21 AM, Jon Bolt < idakiteman@^$2 > wrote: Good lessons Steve: - hit the deck, - don't turn your back on a launched kiter. I'd add another tip that may reduce...
    Jon Bolt Jul 21
  • Tom, you're too modest!...no "beginner's luck"....saw u land Steve's kite...swaggered over, calm & confident & directly to the exact right spot, grabbed the kite in just the right place, not a hint of bobbling, finished with a fine stylish flipover onto the beach.! You can catch my kite any time! On Tue, Jul 21, 2015 at 8:53 AM, Tom von Alten < tva@^$1 > wrote: Yikes, all I knew...
    Jon Bolt Jul 21
  • Good lessons Steve: - hit the deck, - don't turn your back on a launched kiter. I'd add another tip that may reduce odds of Hindenburg, but likely you did this & it still happens. Before launching, watch on the water the pattern of coming wind...the wind that'll hit you sometime during departure. Do not launch when you see it coming from Turner, more parallel to shore...careening...
    Jon Bolt Jul 21
  • ...watching it for a bit to see if it improves... On Tue, Jul 21, 2015 at 5:06 AM, Mike Cottingham macingham13@^$1 [snowkiteidaho] < snowkiteidaho@^$2 > wrote: Anybody going? Looks weak and questionable. Sent from Yahoo Mail for iPad
    Jon Bolt Jul 21
  • Jake, why did it retire? Was it damaged or something? That seemed like a real good kite... On Mon, Jul 20, 2015 at 10:32 AM, Jake Dobson jakedobson80@^$1 [snowkiteidaho] < snowkiteidaho@^$2 > wrote: My faithful kite for 4 years has retired. I'm looking for a 11m or 12m kite to replace it. If anyone is looking to sell one of their kites email me. Thanks, Jake
    Jon Bolt Jul 20
  • Come early for communion!
    Jon Bolt Jul 19
  • my gosh, 6-7pm, strong & LOOK HOW SMOOTH... could be havin' rare evening session.... anybody scamper up there?
    Jon Bolt Jul 18