We got there again, to the sunny and yellow unique dune, forming over the years to the south from Arcachon, a touristic town on Atlantic coast of France. This time Gerolf, Noma and me had the new Moyes intermediate model, Gecko, and our Litespeeds as we were coming up from Spanish Nationals in Ager. Dune flying is a nice way to chill out after strong Catalunian thermals and though there is no tasks, it is actually quite an intense flying … Read More
Tre Cime were amazing, but glaciers of the Main Alpine Chain are magnetically attractive for those who has this miraculous opportunity to get closer. I like green fields and forests of Austria, I also like rocks, but gliding low over ice slopes is a special case for anyone who once tried. This is pure Adventure Flying: The northern winds are still with us here in the Alps, so we decided to celebrate the 1st July by accomplishing a tricky crossing … Read More
Here is a report about one outstanding flight to Sexten Dolomites, which Gerolf and I did a few days ago. During the last week we had NW winds in the Alpine region. On the one hand it can be a tricky situation for the places with south exposition. But on n the other hand not too strong northern flow can provide unique conditions allowing to enter the areas which otherwise are hard to fly in. That was the case for the flight from Kronplatz to Greifenburg. Classical route … Read More
Let the sound of these roll off your tongue: Coffin Bay, Phantom Cove, Point Avoid, Seasick Bay, Morgans Landing… Picture of a XVII-XVIII century immediately comes into your mind, doesn’t it?.. Valiant British sailors and fearless pirates sailing in the Great Australian Bight and trying to ground at exactly this point of the South Australian coast. It seems, the landing was not given to them so easy!