shorehambeach

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    Nomad - Portugal France and USA
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    C
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    BPA USPA FPF
  • Number of Jumps
    475
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    5
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    5
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    FF Tracking
  • First Choice Discipline Jump Total
    300
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    0
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  1. shorehambeach

    AAF near Monterey Ca

    Yep this guy is a f u c k w i t as we Brits say.
  2. shorehambeach

    Monterey Skydive should be called out!

    Based on your post Skydiving is not for you and you are not for skydiving. Bye bye.
  3. Great question and the answer above from Skybytch is perfect. One additional thing would be to find out what weight would be the maximum and then see how motivated you are to skydive by getting down to that weight. Although this seems obvious there are 2 benefits: 1. You get to join this mad world of skydiving 2. You will find it far less physically demanding and therefore enjoy / progress better Good luck and let us know how you get on
  4. Over 400 jumps on Pilots (210 188 and currently 168) and one bad opening which was my fault for pitching while in a full track Great on heading openings.
  5. shorehambeach

    Dropzone Site Launch & Bugs Megathread

    Me too. Cant use this site really now. Glad its still in Basejumper.com
  6. shorehambeach

    DZs in Europe

    Skydive Royan in France (West Coast ) https://www.europhenix17.fr/en/ They run a porter from dawn til dusk from April and are the main training centre in France for their equivalent of AFF. Beach jumps - very friendly DZ with English widely spoken. Not much coaching but the plane goes up a lot. Campsite nearby or cheap accommodation at the DZ Skydive Algarve in Portugal https://www.skydivealgarve.com/ - another DZ right on the coast. Brilliant DZ (Its USPA) fast planes getting 15k - great coaching great staff.
  7. shorehambeach

    Dropzone Site Launch & Bugs Megathread

    Me too. I can no longer use the site properly.
  8. shorehambeach

    Great beginner canopy for new A license jumper?

    I personally like PILOT canopies - but its all about personal preference. I get consistent on heading and gentle openings and a decent flare. I flew a PILOT 210 (40 jumps) then 188 (200 jumps) and now have a 168 (180 jumps) and weigh 180lbs In contradiction to an earlier poster - don't buy something for one season - learn to fly that canopy like your ass depends on because it does. The more stuff above your head means - when the shit hits the fan - you have more chance and the better you know and have flown that canopy the better and less stressful the outcome will be. Another great thing to do it get on a canopy course. Money well spent. Blue Skies.
  9. shorehambeach

    Dropzone Site Launch & Bugs Megathread

    Hi Meso on the old site you’d go to the forums page and could see all the topics and it would show you how many new posts (if any) where posted so you could then click on that topic and go to the last one and read it. This was the same for both mobile and computer. When I go to the site now (whether mobile or computer) I can’t see this - or the new way of showing it doesn’t make sense to the way I have been navigating it for 6 years Perhaps it’s just me !
  10. shorehambeach

    Dropzone Site Launch & Bugs Megathread

    Yes. Without this function I am completely lost and cant use the site as I will have to manually look at each sub forum
  11. shorehambeach

    Dropzone Site Launch & Bugs Megathread

    Maybe i am doing something wrong but i always entered the site via the forums and could see straight away the new posts in each topic. This seems to have gone now so i a pretty lost and am not reading the forums.... I am accessing via computer and mobile... HELP !
  12. shorehambeach

    Recommend a DZ (US)

    Skydive Deland in Florida. Plenty of planes. Plenty of coaching available. Some UK instructors.
  13. shorehambeach

    Sticking on a 2 piece tracking suit

    Good stuff thanks.
  14. shorehambeach

    Sticking on a 2 piece tracking suit

    Thanks
  15. shorehambeach

    Sticking on a 2 piece tracking suit

    Hello Brothers and Sisters I have about 250 tracking and angle jumps (about 125 of them coach jumps) - I have a Pheonix Fly 2 piece tracking suit arriving - Can i just stick it on and fly or should i get some dedicated suit training. What should i take into account flying with this suit (apart from I will have mad skills obviously ) Thanks