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Friday – Practice Day We arrived at the lake and were like a couple of kids in a sweet shop not knowing what to get excited about first but knowing we definitely should be excited about something. The driver will wait for you at arrival hall with your name on the card, will help you with luggage and will safely transfer you to agreed place. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Nida is rejected due to safety reasons. Thoughts of serious windchill came to mind!. Blokart word means fun, speed and racing!

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This weekend at Open Baltic Blokart championships we had real fun in different wind conditions knots. Kiwis Karters Conquer 90 Mile Beach.


Back in New Zealand where it all began, colourful crafts and characters race on the Northland’s 90 Mile Beach—one of the longest in the world, and officially an alternative national highway. The flights were booked, ide rental car booked, all the gear we might need to wear was sorted.

The production class is based on the basic design; while in the performance class additional parts from the manufacturer are allowed such as carbon fibre mast sections and an aerodynamic shell, adjustable downhaul and modification of the sail battens to alter the shape of the sail.

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The blades will mount directly to existing 17mm Stub Axles and the standard Blokart fork. This will give an increased life on the edge sharpnes giving more ride time between sharpening.


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Heavier pilots require larger sails; tighter courses generally require a larger sail – and for straighter and more open courses a smaller sail provides less drag and therefore greater maximum speed. However, the starting procedure left us iec bit confused, and not because the briefings were in Lithuanian, but because unlike ‘normal’ ife races there is no dial up or jockeying for position on the start line. The Blokart is a is a popular one-design class of small compact land yachtmanufactured by the New Zealand-based company Blokart International Ltd.

Vytautas Talalas 11 pts 2. Use visitLithuania and its map facilities to plan your next vacation in Lithuania: Trakai 4 hours tour is one of the oldest Grand Duchy of Lithuania residence and capitals. American Scott Young holds the latest Blokart speed record reaching a blistering kmh 65 mph on Ivanpah California’s dry lake bed. Ice Clearance The clear ice clearance has now increased from 40mm to 60mm, giving greater clearance from the ice.

There were some photofinishes and lots of cheers from the crowd, especially when the ultra lights 9 pilots, youngest being 8 years old girl were on fire. Blokarts are raced in two classes — production and performance.

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Multiple can be joined in this way to create long trains. A virtue of motor homes is the possibility to be in the cabin in all companionship while going from place to place. Whether it’s practicing on their home turf of Red Lake, Arizona, or hauling across the dusty Playa attempting another record, Scott and the North American Blokarg team know how ics make the most of a windy day.

This enabled us to at least lose our ice virginity and slide around for a bit of a taste of what was to come.


Views Read Edit View history. No decision on which frozen lake to race on was going to be made until the last blikart moment, and with numerous lakes within a possible km trip to find suitable ice more on that later this was sorted as close to the event as possible.

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We both had a good amount of experience blokart racing so how hard can adapting to ice be? As you walked along you could see the water moving between the layers of ice and this created an issue with ice blades dropping through and becoming wedged – best outcome you stop, worst outcome the blade stops but the kart continues snapping the axel and blade.

Jewish Heritage tour Lithuania. In a group of 11 international adventurers crossed the Gobi Desert on Blokarts in a jounney planned by French enthusiast Chrisophe Gombert of France, and Mongol icw and friend Batzorig. Fill in this form and join the biggest Ice-sailing fiesta in Baltics: If you don’t have sand in your face Blokart has re-engineered how the blades attach to the Blokart frame and also the mounting of the tow in adjustor assembly.

Sign up for news Submit. Racing differs to other land yacht racing – which typically has stationary starts bolkart race across the wind on beaches. For these we will try and post the appropriate link for you to directly view those events.

Merry Christmas everyone See you in The “Playa,” also home to the and Blokart World Champs, is a frequent playground for Scott, his wife Patty, and their sailing crew.

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