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SC Ride Guide

Started this discussion. Last reply by Waterturtle Jun 16. 2 Replies

a good windsurf/kite launch guide for coastal SC - since many in this forum travel there throughout the year, thought this would be useful.  See attached. Continue

**SOLD** used full rig for sale - Aerotech Air-X 6.4 sail, Nolimitz skinny carbon 460 mast, and Chinook carbon boom

Started Mar 11 0 Replies

**SOLD**used full rig for sale - Aerotech Air-X 6.4 sail, Nolimitz skinny 460 mast, and Chinook carbon boom (180-246)Will sell separately at listed prices below or all of it together for $400.  There…Continue

Foiling - the maiden voyage

Started this discussion. Last reply by Waterturtle Nov 13, 2016. 9 Replies

After last evening's powered up session in Hermine's NE wind, the wind lightened up this morning.  So I took the foil out for its maiden voyage.  It was a North wind and it was either 5 or…Continue

Surprise wind today

Started this discussion. Last reply by Waterturtle May 25. 2 Replies

Thats what i get for leaving my small sails at the coast. Overpowered 6.5 in the channel (D5 & D7 area) tonight 5:45-7:30pm. White knuckled it. Could have easily been on 5.5. Nice surprise summer…Continue

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Waterturtle replied to Arturo's discussion Sullivan Island
"Yep, tons of internet options for the tide schedule. Usually best to windsurf the opposing tide to wind direction. So at Sullivan's Island Station 30 (just south of Breach Inlet) on SW wind, best to windsurf on outgoing tide. Incoming tide in…"
Jun 21
Waterturtle replied to Waterturtle's discussion SC Ride Guide
"I won't be there this weekend but have fun.  One of the kiters spotted a humpback whale out past the sandbar the same time I was out there Wed evening (I didn't see it).  Keep your eyes peeled!"
Jun 16
Arturo replied to Waterturtle's discussion SC Ride Guide
"Thanks! That's great info. I'm plan to head down this weekend. I'll be on a blue and green gaastra sail. If it's light I'll be on North SType. See you there."
Jun 15
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SC Ride Guide

a good windsurf/kite launch guide for coastal SC - since many in this forum travel there throughout the year, thought this would be useful.  See attached. See More
Jun 15
Waterturtle replied to Arturo's discussion Sullivan Island
"Attached is the latest SC "Ride" Guide...this was out together by the local kitesurfing community but also applies to windsurfing.  Sullivans Island is in there. "
Jun 15
Waterturtle replied to Arturo's discussion Sullivan Island
"I happened to windsurf SI today after work for the first time this year. The sandbars have changed from last year...are moving up closer to the beach. I see South winds forecasted for this weekend. SW wind is best, but South winds will work fine.…"
Jun 14
Waterturtle replied to Waterturtle's discussion Surprise wind today
"Hi William, I spend more time there fall, winter, and spring, but summer afternoons are usually windy....thermal SW winds kick up.  There are 2 Facebook groups you can join for more info.  "Chucktown Wind Report" is mostly kiters…"
May 25
William Tong replied to Waterturtle's discussion Surprise wind today
"Waterturtle.  Moved to Charleston last year from SF Bay Area ... looking to find windsurfing spots.  Seems like everything is kitesurfing here.  I wanted to transition to Superlight boards but worried about shallow sandbars on…"
May 24
Waterturtle posted a status
"Foiling pics from the weekend..both Sat & Sun afternoons..Rob & I. Foils worked great in the gusty west wind."
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used full rig for sale - Aerotech Air-X 6.4 sail, Nolimitz skinny carbon 460 mast, and Chinook carbon boom

**SOLD**used full rig for sale - Aerotech Air-X 6.4 sail, Nolimitz skinny 460 mast, and Chinook carbon boom (180-246)Will sell separately at listed prices below or all of it together for $400.  There is some wear & tear on the sail and boom (details below, can send more pics).  The Nolimitz mast is in excellent condition.  Full rig includes:$125 - Aerotech Air-X 6.4 sail - was my go to sail for 15-20mph wind, excellent free ride & bump and jump sail, excellent range for lighter wind to…See More
Mar 11
Waterturtle posted a status
"possible light to medium SW wind this weekend both days. Might bring the foil to Ramsay."
Feb 8
Waterturtle replied to Waterturtle's discussion Foiling - the maiden voyage
"More detailed blog post on windsurf foiling here: http://thewaterturtle.blogspot.com/2016/11/windsurf-foiling.html?m=1"
Nov 13, 2016
Anthony Vandenberg replied to Waterturtle's discussion Foiling - the maiden voyage
"Dude, sorry coming to seeing this so later... Next time you are heading out, could you let me know, would love to watch... Been thinking bout getting one.... "
Nov 3, 2016
Waterturtle posted a status
"solid NNW 15-20mph b/t 1-2pm at Blythe. Fun powered up on 6.4 & 112lt board while it lasted. then the wind lightened up & became gustier."
Oct 9, 2016
Waterturtle posted a status
"@ Blythe now (12:35pm)....it's solid 15mph NNW right now...rigging up"
Oct 9, 2016

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Posted on July 26, 2011 at 9:17am 1 Comment

Please be sure to bookmark the IBSCC Charlotte Windsurfing web site...its full of great information for all levels of windsurfers. This forum was on that site but has moved here due to technical difficulties on the IBSCC site.

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Welcome to the new Charlotte Windsurfing forum

Posted on July 25, 2011 at 9:25pm 0 Comments

Welcome to the new Charlotte Windsurfing forum web site.  Everyone is welcome to participate.  Please register....its free and easy to do.  Its also very easy to upload photos and videos.   Take a few minutes to get familiar with the site.  Enjoy!

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