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Ghost 12 footer

Post by Roy_Stewart » Tue Jan 03, 2012 12:47 pm

Here's the Ghost 12 on a couple of waves yesterday, it's quite a big change from the Earl with an extra foot and a half in length, three inches less in width, three quarters of an inch less in thickness, 3 pounds less in weight and 35 litres less in volume.

I'm going to stay on this board for a while in the hope of some cyclone swell size over the next two months.

http://olosurfer-woodensurfboardsatpipe ... st-12.html

http://youtu.be/iUmEBYqKXMs

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Re: Ghost 12 footer

Post by Quangers » Tue Jan 03, 2012 5:27 pm

Almost a head dip there Roy!

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Re: Ghost 12 footer

Post by Grooter » Tue Jan 03, 2012 8:00 pm

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Re: Ghost 12 footer

Post by Legion » Tue Jan 03, 2012 10:16 pm

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Re: Ghost 12 footer

Post by No Pants Lance » Tue Jan 03, 2012 10:23 pm

Oh fcuk! I've already busted one of my new year's resolutions.

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Re: Ghost 12 footer

Post by offshore1 » Wed Jan 04, 2012 3:21 am

Looks like it goes ok Roy. Fast enough to beat out sections, plenty of rocker so doesn't pearl and turns pretty crisply for a board of that size.

ps I've given Taylor Donald's contact info re the 13 footer..

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Re: Ghost 12 footer

Post by Roy_Stewart » Wed Jan 04, 2012 6:13 am

Cheers!

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Re: Ghost 12 footer

Post by Roy_Stewart » Tue Jan 10, 2012 6:27 pm

The Mount's Main Beach this morning on the Ghost 12.

Main Beach today

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Re: Ghost 12 footer

Post by Quangers » Tue Jan 10, 2012 6:32 pm

Is that ship, that is breaking up on the reef, close to you?
Looks f'in terrible.

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Re: Ghost 12 footer

Post by No Pants Lance » Tue Jan 10, 2012 6:59 pm

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suspect Roy hit it that's why it's all broken darn!

Hollywood missed a chance for some 'air' on that last section Roy .

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Re: Ghost 12 footer

Post by Roy_Stewart » Tue Jan 10, 2012 7:02 pm

Just about got air on some of the outside waves at the blowhole, the lumps and bumps were horrendous, yes that's the Rena just offshore from all our Bay of Plenty and Coromandel beaches, it's going offshore tomorrow but oil is hitting the beach tonight.

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Re: Ghost 12 footer

Post by chrisb » Wed Jan 11, 2012 1:50 pm

That board puts on a decent turn of speed :o

PS: Is that a USA prison-issue wetsuit that you're wearing Roy :?:

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Re: Ghost 12 footer

Post by Roy_Stewart » Thu Jan 12, 2012 11:48 am

I slept in nad missed the offshore yesterday morning, but got a couple of lefts in a sheltered spot nearby.

http://youtu.be/LI-FbfUeD6A

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Re: Ghost 12 footer

Post by Trev » Thu Jan 12, 2012 8:39 pm

Hey Roy, you're missing some good stuff on skin cancer and sun screen over in the Tangents thread.
http://forum.realsurf.com/forum/viewtop ... 37&t=19399
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Re: Ghost 12 footer

Post by Roy_Stewart » Fri Jan 13, 2012 2:21 am

Cheers, had a stab at it.

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Re: Ghost 12 footer

Post by Roy_Stewart » Thu Jan 26, 2012 7:07 pm

Here are a couple of videos and some pictures from a session at Manu Bay Raglan last Tuesday.

http://youtu.be/iHcmfvQWJgU

http://youtu.be/DJ_YhePF6_E

http://olosurfer-woodensurfboardsatpipe ... aland.html

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Re: Ghost 12 footer

Post by Trev » Thu Jan 26, 2012 7:50 pm

Geez. Now that's more like it.
Like the second one and the stills.
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Re: Ghost 12 footer

Post by kayu » Fri Jan 27, 2012 3:40 am

Your slowly getting there Roy. All you need to do now is ditch the paralell nonsense , put some more flotation in the middle , and youve almost caught up to what the rest of the world has known for over 40 years :shock:

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