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30/03/2014 Blackheath

Posted by Felix Mottram, 30 March 2014 - - - - - - · 113 views

Hazy and grey today with a variable light SE breeze.  With the temperature hitting 20 degrees C it was almost T shirt weather.
 
It certainly was a treat to fly the 1.5 full sails with Diamond Rods again today.  The ‘two turn’ pull to the top of the window and the long, long downwind walk are just great.
 
We dropped in a...


23/03/2014 Blackheath

Posted by Felix Mottram, 23 March 2014 - - - - - - · 111 views

I did get to Blackheath today but only to see if any of the team were still there.  It appeared that the thundery showers had sent them packing.
 
I was on my way home after taking part in a bicycle ride from SE23 (Devonshire Road Nature Reserve to be precise) on the 23rd March led by Jacob who had estimated the ride as 23 miles.  It turn...


16/03/2014 Blackheath

Posted by Felix Mottram, 16 March 2014 - - - - - - · 125 views

A sharp clear blue sky today, almost cloudless at c10:15, wind from WNW so the sun was not in the middle of the wind window.  Similar temperature to last weekend but felt cooler occasionally given the relative direction of sun and wind. <grins>
 
Mid vented with Race Rods only occasionally felt over powered.
 
We took advantage of...


09/03/2014 Blackheath

Posted by Felix Mottram, 09 March 2014 - - - - - - · 105 views

Some of us didn’t quite manage to arrive at 10:00am but it was not by much <grins>.
 
Who would not want to be out flying on this spring like day with the temperature approaching 20C?
 
Vented kites with race rods worked for most of the session but we switched to full sails with race in order to do some ‘team’ flying...


02/03/2014 Blackheath

Posted by Felix Mottram, 02 March 2014 - - - - - - · 106 views

It was bright to start c11:45am but the low cloud gradually thickened and the variable breeze rose incrementally.
 
Xtra Vent kites again but because of the lulls we went for green race which mostly coped except for some of the more sustained gusts.
 
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