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Mar 20, 2012, 04:10 PM
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Rhossili fly in April 21st- video


Phil Taylor has organised a get together of slopers from around the UK, to savour the delights of Rhossili on the Gower peninsular, South Wales in April.

As a local, I put together this video filmed on Monday, just as a taster of the local slope and scenery.

Phil- if it rains the whole weekend, it's nothing to do with me!

For HD quality click on Vimeo

Rhossili Down cruising (4 min 20 sec)
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Mar 20, 2012, 06:05 PM
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Oh yeah! I hope you get Mr. Ellison and Lord Dakin to show as well. Could be some pretty epic flying going down!!

With bated breath,

Steve
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Mar 20, 2012, 06:32 PM
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I was "This Close" to jumping on a plane.....

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Mar 20, 2012, 06:49 PM
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What a site! Lovely vid Rog.

Just so's you know, the white cottage at the end of the village nearest the Worm (visible between about 1:00 and 1:15) can be rented from the National Trust and sleeps 6.

http://www.nationaltrustcottages.co....rd_cottage/309

Or if you're dead organised and plan about 10 years in advance, you can book the even more splendid Old Rectory which fronts down onto the beach (sleeps 7)....

http://www.nationaltrustcottages.co....ld_rectory/426

Must get back there someday. The lift was cream.

Rog
Mar 20, 2012, 08:23 PM
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now you've gone & done it Rog
the whole world will want to be there

gotta love a T-tail-cam point of view

Phil.
praying for good weather and 25-35mph westerly
Mar 20, 2012, 09:37 PM
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I'll be in Germany at that time. Wondering how long a drive that is...

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Mar 21, 2012, 12:01 AM
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I'll be in Germany at that time. Wondering how long a drive that is...

Dieter Mahlein, ShredAir
Shorter than a flight from California I bet.

Matin
Mar 21, 2012, 12:31 AM
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And you get to drive through the Chunnel too!

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Mar 21, 2012, 01:50 AM
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Forget the Chunnel, it's much more expensive and you have to reserve a position that if you miss for some reason you've lost the fare. The ferry from Calais to Dover gives you a chance to relax from the first part of the drive from Germany. It also gives you a chance to start to get your head around driving on the left side of the road.

If I remember correctly, with the time zone change it will take about eight hours to get from near Heidelberg to about 50 miles west of London. From west of London to north Wales is another five hours or so. However, as long as you're on the way north you should stop on Long Mynd and fly the various slopes there - and perhaps take a full scale flight at the Midlands Gliding Club in an ASK 21.

airporter
Mar 21, 2012, 06:34 PM
around Colombia
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Best would be to rent a motorhome and make a leisurely trip out of it. Time I have, all I'd need is find the funds...

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Mar 21, 2012, 07:01 PM
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Forget the Chunnel, it's much more expensive and you have to reserve a position that if you miss for some reason you've lost the fare. The ferry from Calais to Dover gives you a chance to relax from the first part of the drive from Germany. It also gives you a chance to start to get your head around driving on the left side of the road.

If I remember correctly, with the time zone change it will take about eight hours to get from near Heidelberg to about 50 miles west of London. From west of London to north Wales is another five hours or so. However, as long as you're on the way north you should stop on Long Mynd and fly the various slopes there - and perhaps take a full scale flight at the Midlands Gliding Club in an ASK 21.

airporter
opppss Rhossili is in south Wales ...which makes the Long Mynd a good way off course from London ............but if youve got the time ...call in and say Hi
Apr 19, 2012, 06:23 PM
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Nice video!


Thanks for the nice video Roger.
What a wonderful slope! And the view is exceptional!

Jim
Apr 22, 2012, 12:58 AM
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I'm waiting to read the reports on how it went yesterday.
Apr 22, 2012, 03:20 AM
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Open,Open,Open.......

Matin
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Apr 22, 2012, 06:13 AM
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I heard they had perfect on-shore westerlies, increasing through the day. Video is awaited ...


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