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is kiteboarding ok under stage 4

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Created by RosieKB Sunday, 2 Aug 2020
RosieKB
VIC, 229 posts
Sunday , 2 Aug 2020 6:33PM
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I live close to beach - can I kite ?

airsail
QLD, 445 posts
Sunday , 2 Aug 2020 6:42PM
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From ABC news,
"For those under the stage four restrictions, exercise outside of the home will only be allowed for one hour at a time and recreational activities like golf and fishing will be banned."
Your call but I guess if golf and fishing are banned, kitesurfing might be too.

RosieKB
VIC, 229 posts
Sunday , 2 Aug 2020 10:27PM
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Haha , yeah - Im thinking kitesurfing would be recreational. Maybe we get 100 signatures and make it a religion ?

It sure sucks having the Mornington Peninsula classified as part of Melbourne where as Geelong isn't.

Captain_Morg
TAS, 672 posts
Monday , 3 Aug 2020 8:07AM
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It takes an 30 minutes to set up and packup! that leaves 30 minutes for kiting. Bummer

Deefer
VIC, 60 posts
Monday , 3 Aug 2020 2:43PM
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Captain_Morg said..
It takes an 30 minutes to set up and packup! that leaves 30 minutes for kiting. Bummer


That's only if you stand around and flap your gums.

10 minutes max from car to on the water

Captain_Morg
TAS, 672 posts
Tuesday , 4 Aug 2020 7:02AM
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if you can get out of car, put your suit on lay, out your lines, pump and launch in 10 minutes and then do the same on return good work.
Suppose you could drive in your suit if only 5 min utes from home. But does that include a safety check as well.

smook
VIC, 126 posts
Tuesday , 4 Aug 2020 1:09PM
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We're screwed no boating which we are classed as Not happy

smook
VIC, 126 posts
Tuesday , 4 Aug 2020 1:09PM
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We're screwed no boating which we are classed as Not happy

smook
VIC, 126 posts
Tuesday , 4 Aug 2020 1:09PM
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We're screwed no boating which we are classed as Not happy

smook
VIC, 126 posts
Tuesday , 4 Aug 2020 1:09PM
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We're screwed no boating which we are classed as Not happy

Pedro Sexton
VIC, 116 posts
Tuesday , 4 Aug 2020 6:58PM
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Good to go if you are within 5km as long as you get in and out in one hour.

Deefer
VIC, 60 posts
Wednesday , 5 Aug 2020 6:21PM
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Where'd you get that ruling from?

djdojo
VIC, 1563 posts
Thursday , 6 Aug 2020 10:19AM
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I think we come under boating, and all non-commercial boating is banned.

Surfer62
1347 posts
Saturday , 8 Aug 2020 6:02AM
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Luckily even though we are stage 3 we can still kite, surf, boat, fish, no harsh limits, 25 - 30 knot easterly yesterday on the Surfcoast, great to be on the water and block out the Covid, feel your pain.


psychojoe
VIC, 872 posts
Yesterday , 8 Aug 2020 10:57AM
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Surfer62 said..
Luckily even though we are stage 3 we can still kite, surf, boat, fish, no harsh limits, 25 - 30 knot easterly yesterday on the Surfcoast, great to be on the water and block out the Covid, feel your pain.



It was 20 gusting to 35 here. Wild. I loved it



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