Rate your summer

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Re: Rate your summer

Post by steve shearer » Mon Feb 29, 2016 7:25 pm

in the Bay?
I want Nightclub Dwight dead in his grave I want the nice-nice up in blazes

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Re: Rate your summer

Post by tootr » Mon Feb 29, 2016 7:26 pm

Spent more time watching, fishing, swimming and matting than surfing, but slowly getting back into it after a shoulder reconstruction.
This autumn will deliver, 'tho.

EDIT. The kids (6 and 8) started surfing this summer. Both can now go right and left on little peelers. YEEWWWW!
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Re: Rate your summer

Post by steve shearer » Mon Feb 29, 2016 7:31 pm

where are you based Toot?
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Re: Rate your summer

Post by tootr » Mon Feb 29, 2016 7:37 pm

Sold up in Sydney, now on the Banana, oops, Blueberry coast.
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Re: Rate your summer

Post by steve shearer » Mon Feb 29, 2016 7:39 pm

thats right. hows that going?
North of Coffs?
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Re: Rate your summer

Post by el rancho » Mon Feb 29, 2016 7:43 pm

tootr sold at the right time. well done mate.

steve, almost legged it down to lennox this morning but the wind looked dicey so I didn't burn the petrol. Good call?

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Re: Rate your summer

Post by tootr » Mon Feb 29, 2016 7:47 pm

So far so good. Took the plunge.
Work from home, go to Sydney approx. five days per month, no mortgage, stress levels down 80%.
Heaps of time with the kids, fishing, surfing, bike riding, etc, when the shoulder op. (and associated fitness decline) gets a bit better, I'll be surfing gentlemens hours with zero crowds.
It could be worse.
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Re: Rate your summer

Post by steve shearer » Mon Feb 29, 2016 7:48 pm

It was terrible ER.......seriously, raggedy 2-3ft. rock runners on high tide.
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Re: Rate your summer

Post by Trev » Mon Feb 29, 2016 7:49 pm

tootr wrote:So far so good. Took the plunge.
Work from home, go to Sydney approx. five days per month, no mortgage, stress levels down 80%.
Heaps of time with the kids, fishing, surfing, bike riding, etc, when the shoulder op. (and associated fitness decline) gets a bit better, I'll be surfing gentlemens hours with zero crowds.
It could be worse.
Well done.
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Re: Rate your summer

Post by el rancho » Mon Feb 29, 2016 7:59 pm

steve shearer wrote:It was terrible ER.......seriously, raggedy 2-3ft. rock runners on high tide.
yeah wind didn't feel right.

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Re: Rate your summer

Post by alakaboo » Mon Feb 29, 2016 8:21 pm

steve shearer wrote:in the Bay?
Nah up north.

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Re: Rate your summer

Post by Drailed » Mon Feb 29, 2016 8:54 pm

All well and good but youre displacing local working class aussies from their home.
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Re: Rate your summer

Post by Hatchnam » Mon Feb 29, 2016 9:10 pm

I think that concludes the best summer I can remember down here since 2003. Most consistent and varied mix of swells and conditions. Only knee high for about 1 day. It was mostly at least head high and bigger the entire season with some pretty sizeable and solid days. Surfed a mix of reefs I'd normally only get to surf in winter, with stack of good beachie banks holding shape and size. Only got wasted by blue bottles once.
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Re: Rate your summer

Post by Beanpole » Mon Feb 29, 2016 10:30 pm

Last year was one to remember for me. Great trip up the coast after Boxing Day as well. Rest of summer was generally okay in the water. Not focusing primarily on surfing so not having that in synch feel....but I'm really feeling in tune physically so Ive been having fun with my surfing when I'm out there.

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Re: Rate your summer

Post by JET01 » Thu Mar 03, 2016 7:54 pm

Best summer I've ever had. Had a few really memorable sessions.
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Re: Rate your summer

Post by batoes » Sat Mar 05, 2016 11:44 am

lucky buggers. I've had an average summer, hampered by injury and job and kids and never quite getting the swell or wind right...hopefully i'll get a few more waves in during the autumn and the winter.
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Re: Rate your summer

Post by shaunmorrison » Sun Mar 06, 2016 5:58 pm

my summer? easterly crap

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Re: Rate your summer

Post by shaunmorrison » Tue Mar 08, 2016 11:26 am

Autumn ain't much betterer nice groundswell with howling easterly wind. :-(

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