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Created by Bara Two weeks ago, 12 May 2019
Bara
WA, 487 posts
12 May 2019 2:02PM
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So Im gonna be on a mates yacht in new caledonia for July/ August and was wondering of its worthwhile us bringing our kites in the offseason or is the offseason really "off"?

pearl
NSW, 977 posts
12 May 2019 5:11PM
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Bara said..
So Im gonna be on a mates yacht in new caledonia for July/ August and was wondering of its worthwhile us bringing our kites in the offseason or is the offseason really "off"?


There's wind there then. Take your kit!

Bara
WA, 487 posts
12 May 2019 3:26PM
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cool - what are we talking strength wise? my biggest kite is 12m is that gonna be enough? any point taking smaller?

Phoney
NSW, 422 posts
13 May 2019 11:04AM
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I've heard it's 15-20kts and hit and miss.

simonp
170 posts
14 May 2019 6:01AM
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The mountains accelerate the SE trade winds past Noumea. I usually take a 10m. July/August is a bit variable but you can probably expect 3 days a week. You need a high in the Tasman Sea to set up the trade winds.

Chris_M
1747 posts
14 May 2019 6:29AM
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Is there a windy season?



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