Bay Area Paragliding Association Meeting Minutes
March 23, 2019
Vito’s Famous Pizza
1155 Reed Ave, Sunnyvale, CA 94086
President Susan Kent
Vice President Andrew
Activities Director Mike Vergalla
Safety Coordinator Bob Posey
Updates from Susan:
BAPA is offering to assist with Diablo site administration, not threatening to invade and conquer.
BAPA insures Mori Point and The Stables PG sites.
BAPA helps MCHGA with Mt. Tam site insurance.
Mountain Hardware in Richmond gives substantial discounts to BAPA members.
Emergency Response Clinic with Tonya
Ed Levin Reserve Clinic with Mike Vergalla and Bob Posey
BAPA fly-in May 5 and 6 may be at Dunlap or Tollhouse
BAPA Thermal Clinic in June at Tollhouse for 10-12 pilots
BAPA finances are good.
Please Join! Expenses are rising.
Today was a good, exceptional, excellent, epic Mission Day.
Jug on Sprint and XC Leagues by Jugdeep ‘Flymaster’ Aggarwal
XC League 15 years
Requires P3 + 2 meter ham radio + GPS tracker
Sprint League 4 years
Entry level local tasks
Learn instruments and XC skills
Paypal a week before event
Load waypoints before arriving at event
Fly in groups
Potato: No access until 2020? 🙁
Dunlap: Questionable. Insurance? Politics?
Tollhouse: Open, better food options, camp at Ron Jones $10? Stop at Don Fernando’s Marshall Station on the way home, try the mole salsa.