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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by Beanpole » Thu Apr 19, 2018 1:38 pm

Had the funnest surf this morning. Good banks. Snared an absolute screamer as soon as I paddled out. A fair amount of waves considering how crowded it was. Inside section sucked out and just kept going on the good ones.

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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by No Pants Lance » Thu Apr 19, 2018 6:20 pm

I sat on the nth hill at 'bra watching piddly crumblers with my (former charger) client, MP like at Kirra's hill, just watching.

sucked out, eh?

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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by marauding mullet » Thu Apr 19, 2018 6:44 pm

Getting the hang of the Mctavish mal now. Had a great surf this morning in nice 3 foot glass, long rides. Just gotta keep reminding mqyself to look back at the tail to see where I am after pop up. Always too far forward, adjust back a bit and gold. Wishing I got a mal years ago.
Short board day tomorrow
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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by Beanpole » Thu Apr 19, 2018 8:19 pm

No Pants Lance wrote:
Thu Apr 19, 2018 6:20 pm
I sat on the nth hill at 'bra watching piddly crumblers with my (former charger) client, MP like at Kirra's hill, just watching.

sucked out, eh?
Sucked in on your part I guess, Skip.
I'm sure Hatchie can scold you for looking at The Bra in those conditions.
Yes, Bondi has got some banks again finally.

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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by Thud » Thu Apr 19, 2018 8:43 pm

Before the north wind it was clean and a semi close out peak up past the poles. The bombies were going gang busters but it wasn't getting into longy. Some ground swell left in the mix.
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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by steve shearer » Fri Apr 20, 2018 8:01 am

marauding mullet wrote:
Thu Apr 19, 2018 6:44 pm
Getting the hang of the Mctavish mal now. Had a great surf this morning in nice 3 foot glass, long rides. Just gotta keep reminding mqyself to look back at the tail to see where I am after pop up. Always too far forward, adjust back a bit and gold. Wishing I got a mal years ago.
Short board day tomorrow
Too far forwards?
Mate, get the fcuk up there and hang 'em over.
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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by Beanpole » Fri Apr 20, 2018 8:04 am

Your standard McTavish mal has a lot of tail lift and turns well off the tail. However....Steves right....get up there and go for the nose.

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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by marauding mullet » Fri Apr 20, 2018 8:16 am

steve shearer wrote:
Fri Apr 20, 2018 8:01 am
marauding mullet wrote:
Thu Apr 19, 2018 6:44 pm
Getting the hang of the Mctavish mal now. Had a great surf this morning in nice 3 foot glass, long rides. Just gotta keep reminding mqyself to look back at the tail to see where I am after pop up. Always too far forward, adjust back a bit and gold. Wishing I got a mal years ago.
Short board day tomorrow
Too far forwards?
Mate, get the fcuk up there and hang 'em over.
The front’s sooo far away at the moment.
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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by Thud » Fri Apr 20, 2018 8:26 am

It's only a foot step or two away. Getting back is the hard bit.
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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by marauding mullet » Fri Apr 20, 2018 8:36 am

Beanpole wrote:
Fri Apr 20, 2018 8:04 am
Your standard McTavish mal has a lot of tail lift and turns well off the tail. However....Steves right....get up there and go for the nose.
Yeah, mine has a lot of lift in the tail for sure, just getting my initial bottom turns sorted at this stage. Try turning off the inside rail from too far forward and I just fall face first into wave like a spaz.
I’ll get to the nose, but not yet. Nobody wants to plummet down the mineshaft on a 3 footer and end up dead like Nick.
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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by Beanpole » Fri Apr 20, 2018 8:41 am

Thud wrote:
Fri Apr 20, 2018 8:26 am
It's only a foot step or two away. Getting back is the hard bit.
Ain't it the truth. So many hypsters can't get that bit right at all.
Tail lifts great for catching waves as well as turning.

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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by Nick Carroll » Sun Apr 22, 2018 10:04 am

wow Leeg's home town is kinda pumping today!

If those reefs were submerged and closer in, Scarborough to Trigg would be like a French beachie.

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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by marauding mullet » Sun Apr 22, 2018 10:20 am

Nick Carroll wrote:
Sun Apr 22, 2018 10:04 am
wow Leeg's home town is kinda pumping today!

If those reefs were submerged and closer in, Scarborough to Trigg would be like a French beachie.
There are a few spots where you can actually surf out there on those reefs, you need a tinny or something to get you out there.
Wouldn't recommend doing it at any size though.
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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by Cranked » Sun Apr 22, 2018 11:42 am

I used to windsurf (wave boards) off that little island about a k out from Hillarys. It was sort of OK, plus a few other little breaks.

I was there by myself late one afternoon when the wind dropped like someone switched it off. Had to swim my rig in, didn't get to shore until 8:30pm. Spooky in the water, but it was in that halcyon time before sharks started attacking people.
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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by Legion » Sun Apr 22, 2018 11:45 am

There are waves out there but it's very spooky. I have a standing invitation but I haven't taken it up for years. There were waves yesterday too, within sight of your encampment.

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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by Nick Carroll » Sun Apr 22, 2018 3:08 pm

Oh I know.

I drove around today up and down, counted about 100 surfers in the whole area, it's a Sunday! what's up with that?

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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by Legion » Sun Apr 22, 2018 3:41 pm

Hard to judge optimal time with a changing front? Dunno. I kind of mistimed it myself.

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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by Nick Carroll » Sun Apr 22, 2018 8:15 pm

fuschia it got better and better in the wind. This arvo it was pumping!

I truly can't wait to go home.

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