South Africa

So much for SA

Wow, that’s been 4 weeks in Cape Town already and it didn’t feel like that at all. 4 weeks waiting waiting for good conditions, choosing the right spot, struggling with the equipment and my technical level, learning lots and having a real blast whenever things aligned correctly. In the end, the lack of wind on so many days, as unusual as it’s supposed to be in windy Cape Town, has dropped my number of days…

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South Africa

Whatup’ with no wind?

  Most of the long-term guests of the hostel are moaning about the exceptionally wind- and wave-less season. December and January haven’t had much to offer for all those skilled wind- and kitesurfers, that come to Cape Town for¬†20+ knots and 3+ metres waves. For myself it’s been pretty alright, given that I would not yet go out with waves above 3¬†metres. Once they do become too big I can go to the Rietvlei lake…

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