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Re: Trade Winds Dying

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Originally Posted by northoceanbeach View Post
I know. I'd wanted to learn to windsurf forever that was the reason I moved to Maui. I'd say only one in three new people were learning to windsurf over kite. I've never tried kiting.

Carribean trades it is.
I was never drawn to kiting like I was windsurfing. Started windsurfing way before the kite was invented. Always kind of afraid of the kite and the strings and all of that, heard and seen some horror stories. Looks like a lot of the early danger problems with the kite have been worked out. I like the simplicity of the windsurfer, but the kiters look to get way more radical. In any case, too late to teach this old dog how to kite, I'll stick to the windsurfer.
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