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2014 Fall Newsletter

The summer featured some really good windsurfing and kiting, the wind gods were a little stingy, but made up for it by providing dry conditions at the flats. Many maintenance items were addressed over the summer. The club enjoyed bonfires and cookouts at the flats over this summer, and of course the most beautiful sunsets anywhere. Unfortunately there were only 5 - 10 sailors to enjoy all of this, think about changing your time here to May, June and July. Perfect conditions, warm water, south winds and no crowds.

Fall Dinner:

The Fall Dinner is scheduled for Friday November 14th. There will be a $10 suggested donation to attend the dinner. The donation will cover the cost of the dinner and space rental. The club officers have discussed having some type of auction at the dinner. Anyone with ideas or items to donate please send an email to Leo, gustmeister@hotmail.com.

Swap Meets:

Starting 10/18/14 and continuing thru 11/29/114, at the south end of the Louie's parking lot, get rid of your old stuff and help someone new get into the sport.

Renewal Time:

2015 Passes will be available 10/15/14. Annual Pass per person will be $30, you will receive a removable wristband, which should be worn at all times while at the North Flats. Monthly Pass per person will be $20, monthly passes will only be available on the Island, you will receive a non-removable wristband (like you get at hospitals) and are non-transferable and must be worn while at the North Flats.

Passes are available at:

Air Padre Kiteboarding
5709 A Padre Blvd
956 299 9463

Windsurf the Boatyard (Jibber)
At the flats
956 561 4189

Sailboards South (Herman)
204 W Dolphin
956 761 5844

All members are encouraged to monitor that all vehicles have either a "14" "15" decal or a rear view mirror tag and that individuals have their wristbands. Any questions regarding passes should be emailed to "sbsso@sbcglobal.net" with SPIW as the title.

Have fun and hope to see you soon.

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