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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by Cranked » Sat May 12, 2018 8:12 pm

Around 1 in 5, maybe 1 in 10.
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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by Slobadan Madicubich » Sat May 12, 2018 11:38 pm

The Mighty Sunbird wrote:
Sat May 12, 2018 6:06 pm
Bondi has become a circus in the water.
The Local Guardians need to reassert some manners
Slobo and shearer and skip and The Pole,
You with me?
We shall call ourselves the purple shorts!
No Eddie Rothmann types in Bondi?

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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by Slobadan Madicubich » Sat May 12, 2018 11:41 pm

If so they would have Saturdays off.

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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by Nick Carroll » Sun May 13, 2018 9:26 am

Fcuken great day down here yesterday. Flat in the morning. Swell started edging a bit around 9.30am. Good surf vibe in the air with the cold wind and deep SW cloud switching off with sun. I went for a surf around 11.30, the swell moved from 2' to 4-5' in two hours. The N+ crew set up and ran off a club contest on the spur of the moment. Surf kept rising, wind stayed offshore to side-offshore. Fire on the beach, crew surfing it up, nobody there but surfers and the occasional dog walker. Pretty much the exact opposite of that pool event last weekend.

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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by foamy » Sun May 13, 2018 10:05 am

Nick, does a Newport Plus Boardriders Club comp have any point beyond clearing the break for your own amusement?

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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by crabmeat thompson » Sun May 13, 2018 10:46 am

Nick Carroll wrote:
Sun May 13, 2018 9:26 am
Fcuken great day down here yesterday. Flat in the morning. Swell started edging a bit around 9.30am. Good surf vibe in the air with the cold wind and deep SW cloud switching off with sun. I went for a surf around 11.30, the swell moved from 2' to 4-5' in two hours. The N+ crew set up and ran off a club contest on the spur of the moment. Surf kept rising, wind stayed offshore to side-offshore. Fire on the beach, crew surfing it up, nobody there but surfers and the occasional dog walker. Pretty much the exact opposite of that pool event last weekend.
there's still nothing better in surfing than good waves with a fire waiting on the beach.
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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by Nick Carroll » Sun May 13, 2018 2:13 pm

foamy wrote:
Sun May 13, 2018 10:05 am
Nick, does a Newport Plus Boardriders Club comp have any point beyond clearing the break for your own amusement?
a) I don't go in N+ contests any more but sometimes I judge a few heats
b) We don't clear the water, it’s just like a normal surf except four of the people have singlets on.

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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by Nick Carroll » Sun May 13, 2018 2:17 pm

c) yeah it has a point. Newport has a long surfing history, membership of the club goes back to 1975 and it was blessed by the older guys who surfed there before it. There's about 100 members ranging from 12 year old girls to 55 year old men and they’re all part of the local surfing community. The contests are a chance for everyone to get together and hang out, encourage the kids, have a fire on the beach if necessary, and just quietly celebrate the surfing life.

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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by No Pants Lance » Sun May 13, 2018 4:35 pm

The Mighty Sunbird wrote:
Sat May 12, 2018 6:06 pm
Bondi has become a circus in the water.
The Local Guardians need to reassert some manners
Slobo and shearer and skip and The Pole,
You with me?
We shall call ourselves the purple shorts!
we need to have fires on Bondi, Sunbird.
that's what we need to do.
mind you, there's a shortage of sustainable firewood around, so i s'pose mattresses will have to do.

(Seriously though Nick, you've summed and encapsulated it all in c) . )

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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by Yuke Hunt » Sun May 13, 2018 5:06 pm

I'd like to know why the cutoff for membership is 55 ... has Iggy infiltrated and influenced the criteria ?
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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by buddy » Sun May 13, 2018 5:38 pm

There were some pumping waves around this morn.

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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by Cranked » Sun May 13, 2018 5:42 pm

Great morning session at an Ulus crowd favourite. Crowded with good surfers. Chest to head high. Because I entered the line-at the top I let a few go by and then got a ripper for about 300m, high speed through every section with about 50 people watching every move, fast as fcuk and loose as a goose.

6'8 McCoy Nugget just fcuking blazing. Two guys paddled up before I got back to top of the lineup and commented how well my board was going and wanted to know what it was.

Suck that up McCoy doubters.

I also did lots of kooky things as usual.
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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by ctd » Sun May 13, 2018 6:44 pm

Cranked wrote:
Sun May 13, 2018 5:42 pm
6'8 McCoy Nugget just fcuking blazing. Two guys paddled up before I got back to top of the lineup and commented how well my board was going and wanted to know what it was.

Suck that up McCoy doubters.
Just remember, it’s always the board, never the surfer

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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by Beerfan » Mon May 14, 2018 5:42 am

JaM71 wrote:
Sat May 12, 2018 11:58 am
Beerfan wrote:
Wed May 09, 2018 4:22 pm
I have my 7'er being fitted with a centre fin box as we speak. A 5 fin, but I never use the fcs centre fin box, so a 10"er is going in. I will definately use side bites if I think it'll improve the board. Fluk joel Tudor !


Ps I will not say that to his face :)
Try some fcs bonzer side bites, even if your board doesn’t have the deep concave bottom contour, they still work REALLY well
More money on fins !!



Ok I'll check them out :)
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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by Hatchnam » Mon May 14, 2018 11:53 am

Cronulla point. Head and a half high with the odd bigger one and reasonably solid. Surfed the 6”10 single fin. Early entry, smooth handling and drawn out lines. Got a few runs all the way to the beach by staying deep in the pocket through first reef.
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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by Nick Carroll » Mon May 14, 2018 5:17 pm

fcuken powered up this arvo. New pulse from the re-formed fetch in mid Tasman. It'll probably be 10' overnight and 6' in the morning.

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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by steve shearer » Mon May 14, 2018 5:52 pm

Hope so, I put the 7'6" in the car Sunday, would love to ride it before it goes back under the house.
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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by buddy » Mon May 14, 2018 7:23 pm

Yep, had a look at the Sydney cams late arvo and it was booming.

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