Tag Archives: kite surfing

Here’s a short photo essay on a person who is an inspiration for all retired folk. Ernie told me he’d been down at Tahunanui on each of the past six days, but this was by far the best wind.

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Saturday was a big wind day, 25 knots gusting 30.  That brought the kite surfers and windsurfers out to Tahunanui in droves.  Here’s some action from the afternoon from the kite surfers:

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As we head into winter, I thought it would be nice to show a few pics from warmer days. Nelson is an ideal spot for kite surfing: good water and reliable sea breeze from mid- to late afternoon.

That was a weird day: a strong breeze but look at the sea mist over towards the Abel Tasman Park.

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