Thank goodness the wind has finally abated! Seems the season to be merry is getting the snap blown out of it as the last two weeks have delivered an unabated attack of gale force South Easter Red Hill, blowing all and sundry to death by lunchtime. This combined with the predictable, inevitable south switch that
With the Festive Season galloping towards us with unabated haste it’s time to wish one and all a great time. Notably the windy season has hit with some ferocity as well and we have had Smitswinkel Bay and Red Hill aplenty in the last few weeks. So a few pics attached of the action and
Thought this was quite interesting as many of the techniques are simply scaled down for what we need to build a rc glider. The very basics are exactly the same when you build the real thing. So why don’t we build a real glider as a club project ….?
So It came and went, and boy did it go big. For once the wind played in our favour and all three days produced magical lift. Arriving Friday morning after a 5 AM drive we were made to wait a wee while till mother nature gave in and started to blow. Then it kept it
This is the tail of my Aldij rising from the ashes. It was perfect day for flying the wind was blowing a steady SE and blue skys all round. Granted I was abit worse for wear from the night before. With my pass approved I packed my gear and headed off to Red Hill. I
I thought I’d put together as many of the Hermanus 2013 videos as I can in one place. Hermanus is an annual slope fanatics pilgrimage always held over the last weekend in November. A perfect time of year for wind straight up this magnificent slope. It is definitely the best slope in the western cape
While holding out at Volmoed which now garners rave reviews as being one of the nicest chalet based holiday accommodation around. The Hemel and Aarde valley is just stunning and the setting of the chalets against the mountain side is awesome, clean and superbly maintained. While having an early morning run I got to see
Clever gym people decided to hold xmas party in Hout Bay on Friday night. By that stage the rain had set in as predicted and the volume grew as the night wore on and as we headed for the car at 12ish we had to wade to the car in kneedeep water. But that was
Don’t know if I am alone in being a bit alarmed at this, but there seems to be a real beaut of a Black South Easter forecast for tomorrow and from what they are predicting this could be a real bomb of note. Unusual to say the least, but these type of weather patterns that
Love this, got to try it sometime….. makes me wonder why we get so iffy about the ground and our gliders….