Arturo
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Sullivan Island

Started this discussion. Last reply by Waterturtle Jun 21. 5 Replies

Thinking of going to Sullivan Island this weekend, any advise about this location. Q: can I use a pointer fin or do I need a weed fin? From the photos I've seen, it looks shallow.

 

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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
Chuck Anderson replied to Arturo's discussion Sullivan Island
"  Tide tables from the almanac are the old fashioned method, I'm sure there are many internet options, probably apps. I prefer marine forecast data. Talk to the locals on the beach, there isn't anything better than local knowledge, if…"
Jun 21
Stephen Janes replied to Arturo's discussion Sullivan Island
""beware of the tidal current" How can I find out more about this? The first time I got on the water in Charleston Harbour, in a small sailboat,  I learned a lot about tides and river currents as the wind died!  ( I learned to…"
Jun 21
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
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
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Sullivan Island

Thinking of going to Sullivan Island this weekend, any advise about this location. Q: can I use a pointer fin or do I need a weed fin? From the photos I've seen, it looks shallow.
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