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Ft Lauderdale - FL - Tropical Storm Fay - Sept 2008
 
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SAFETY

1-Crandon Park 2009 Kite Rules: Click here

• All Kiters must Signin at
MKB Truck on Parking lot
• Yearly Members and daily Pass only
• 25 riders maximum on the water
• Advanced kitesurfers Level 3 only.

2-Kiteboarder safety plan: Click here

• How to avoid basics common incidents ?
• When and how to react if things turn wrong?
• Example of critical situations.
• Get a mental plan for a proper response.

 
             
   

WHERE TO GO ON YOUR OWN?

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KITESURFING SPOTS around Miami:

If you decide to go on your own , here is an exhaustive list of the different spots
you can find around Miami. Most of them carries regulations, to make sure you know them,
they are described followed:

MATHESON PARK (South of Coconut Grove- Cutler Ridge road)
Miami Dade County property. Under Park & recreation administration
Shallow waters, a bit Muddy, wind on-shore when East, Launching is tricky and dangerous
from parking lot. Not much space: Crowded on Week Ends : kitesurfers and beachgoers.

HOBIE BEACH (Rickenbaker Causeway – just before Seaquarium)
Shallow waters. Only good for W/ SW / S winds. SOUTH WIND: straight on-shore
DANGEROUS LAUNCHING :
very close from road , Trees, seaquarium, numerous boat and swimmers
on week end. Walk and stay offshore absolutly. NOT FOR BEGINNERS !

MIAMI BEACH
Under City of MiamiBeach patrol , and life guard control.
Several Bans occurred.. Tolerated if low crowd . Before or after hours.
Advanced Kiters must launch and go off swimmers boundaries quickly.

• 87 STREET
Deep water, wind on-shore when East .Choppy and surf .
Lots of swimmers around. Narrow corridor for launching.

• 21th St and above
Deep water chops and surfs. Lots of swimmers and beach goers most of time.
Wind straight on-shore when East. ABSOLUTELY NO BEGINNERS !

KITESURFING FORBIDDEN FROM 17th ST TO 1st ST.

 

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