Doing the Limbo Hastings Style

04 gliders on scooterLast week we played with our new limbo sticks in Eastbourne and that was kinda fun but you know it’s all better in Hastings so we gave limbo a whirl on the posh side of the marsh!

Amos had sorted all of our flying stuff before I’d even got out of bed and we were up there by 11am to a rather chilly overcast morning at Fairlight.  The wind was about 20 mph, fairly southerly and looking good so we lobbed ’em off and had a fantastic fly for at least an hour in brilliant lift and enough wind for hovering & kiting! Continue reading

 

Limbo-a-go-go & a floaty day @ Butts Lane, Eastbourne

IMG_4041Pics & vids from Sunday’s light breeze at Butts Lane!  We turned up around midday to a lovely breeze and proceeded to get some combat in for about 30 mins until the wind dropped off.  From then there was just enough wind to scratch around (unless you brought a floaty then you were fine!) and by 2pm it was time to throw the hat in and give up. Continue reading

 

Limbo Experiment @ Fairlight

Limbo @ Fairlight!My son & I went to Fairlight armed with a couple of big sticks, trees actually – we’ve got this tree that produces astonishingly fast growing saplings and these ‘sticks’ were 2 I felled earlier.

The wind wasn’t quite on the slope, SW gusting 15-20mph, coming over the East Hill next to Hastings Old Town before hitting the slope making some pretty lumpy air!  It was a bit too grim for my son, he gave it a bit of a go though. Continue reading