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Rev Kite Team Notes, The Decorators



28/09/2014 Blackheath

Posted by Felix Mottram, 28 September 2014 - - - - - - · 40 views

I had been watching the forecast all week as it had been indicating light SE breezes around the 4-6mph mark.  That is what we got, mostly about 4mph from the East, so it was 1.5s with diamond rods.  Four fliers today and lots of ‘not called’ close flying with only the occasional hesitation or touch…
 
It was also the chan...


21/09/2014 Blackheath

Posted by Felix Mottram, 21 September 2014 - - - - - - · 45 views

Back on our usual pitch today and a ‘bright’ NE airflow so 1.5 full vented with green race frames.
 
Most of the kites (NB Xtra Vent Grey?) were back from Dieppe so were relocated in the main team bags.  A lost pair of Rev Handles also came back from Dieppe.  We’ll keep them safe for the ‘lucky’ owner!
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14/09/2014 Olympic Park, East London

Posted by Felix Mottram, 14 September 2014 - - - - - - · 60 views

No parking on Blackheath today so an alternative venue was needed.  The easterly wind directions are good for the site at the north end of the Olympic Park just to the west of the Velodrome on the west bank of the river.
 
Plantains and other flowering plants had been left uncut in the sparse grass so launching was sometimes snagged but we most...


07/09/2014 Blackheath

Posted by Felix Mottram, 07 September 2014 - - - - - - · 56 views

Arrived on the heath today at 10:00am not having appreciated the likely effect of the tall ships event down at Greenwich.  Our early arrival was in the hope of catching the lighter breezes not competing for the limited parking spaces.
 
1.5 sails with diamond rods felt great in the c2-5mph breeze which was present for most of the time, only rea...





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