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Thread: Blokart activity in Florida?

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    Blokart activity in Florida?

    I am at the crossroads in my acquisition of wind powered things where I need to decide whether to buy the biggest Revolution Power Blast kite (already have the 2-4) which will only be good as a buggy engine, or to bite the (rather large, IMO) financial bullet for a Blokart.
    At issue are the available venues for use, and also if there are any other Blokart sailors within reasonable driving distance for group sailing.
    I live in Mims, Florida, just north of Titusville, on the east coast of central Florida near Kennedy Space Center ( my day job).
    So,..... Anybody out there?
    Bob

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    NO Blokarting in Florida

    After 49 views and not a single reply, I am left to conclude that the Blokart is not the best choice for me, given my location.
    I would have thought that even if one of those 49 people who read my post didn't have the info I sought, surely one of them could have at least offered a referral.
    So, it must be that either the Blokart is just not a Florida thing, or the folks who have them down here are not interested in adding me to their ranks.
    So, this Saturday I will be buying my big buggy engine kite.
    Sorry this didn't work out.
    Bob

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    Bob,

    I think there's a third possibility: not many people actually look at this forum...

    You might try contacting the North American association's president directly and see if he knows anyone down in your neighborhood:
    http://nabsa.org/index.php?option=co...id=3&Itemid=68

    Cheers,

    Geoff S.
    US 56 WI

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    No Blokarts in Florida

    Quote Originally Posted by GeoffS View Post
    Bob,

    I think there's a third possibility: not many people actually look at this forum...

    You might try contacting the North American association's president directly and see if he knows anyone down in your neighborhood:
    http://nabsa.org/index.php?option=co...id=3&Itemid=68

    Cheers,

    Geoff S.
    US 56 WI
    Will do, Geoff!
    I already bought a kite buggy, but I got it cheap enough so I can still swing the Blokart if I choose to go that route.
    Bob

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    nOOb
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    Oct 2010
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    Haddonfield & Brigantine, NJ
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    I sent Bob a email concering blokart sailing in Fl.

    Bob,
    There are 3 dealers in FL , but I hear very little from them.One is a member of NABSA, Dennis Graham . I suggest you try contacting him. If you go to blokart.usa You can see where the FL dealers are.
    I have a local group of up here of about 15 blokart sailors. We have a few good beaches we can sail on in the off season.
    Its too bad you can not get to the Ivanpah event or a upcoming event in Wildwood NJ. I always have extra blokarts with me for people to try.
    More than 1 person has gone to Ivanpah without a blokart and got hooked and bought a blokart. Ivanpah 2011 YTube
    Please let me know how you make out, I would like to meet you sailing a blokart at a event. Blokart sailors are a great bunch of people.

    Fran Gramkowski

    Where: Cocoa Beach

    Dennis Graham
    Phone: 321-255-3580 (Home)
    Phone 321-615-6002 (Cell)
    E-mail: dennisgraham60@gmail.com

    Skype: d.graham2

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