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Where on wolf island to fly


Hi,

Where on the wolf can you kitesurf - also what wind direction you need there to fly?! Is there any place for NE,NW?

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Hi Mike
In a NW the beach works well and is public access. Is it better than Picton??
In Eastish there are very few areas with any fetch. But the real issue is that these spots are private land and unless you have the land owners blessing then its a big no. Also in the fall the duck hunters get very territorial and most places I know have that issue. Some wealthy dudes pay for access all year round for their duck season and get quite protective!!

I wish I could give you a better outlook on the east gig but its slim pickins let me tell you.
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The dunes at west lake is the most viable east location I can think of. Good for south east through to straight north on that side of the compass. But South east is doable in K town if you get it before noon. Typically the sun kills it after that. Straight on east to north east and the dunes is where I would go if I have the time.
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Re: Where on wolf island to fly


Well I'm currently living on the Island and going to main land for work - weee ferry rides!!

By beach do you mean big sandy? What do they charge to go in there these days?

Also, where is West lake - is this the lake behind big sandy?

Thanks for the input, just trying to Maximize my kiting before my travels (without my kite emoticon )

Cheers,

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Re: Where on wolf island to fly


West Lake is at Sandbanks, the lake behind the dunes at the north beach. The dunes run north-south, and where the main lake side of the dunes works in a westerly, the other side of the dunes work in an east. You access it just up Road #12 from the main lake, at the park day use area.
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ya big sandy. I think its $4 but it may be free now that the summer students are gone who took the cash. Give me your number and I will call you when the WI gang is headin there.
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