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Re: Midlengths

Post by Thud » Mon Jan 20, 2020 12:35 pm

I see Lost now have a mid length The Party Crasher. Honestly for years these board companies and HP shapers have looked down their noses at mid lengths. Wankers. And the Lost advertisement basically says they’ve designed a mid length that looks like a short board so not to feel ashamed. Spare me.

All though Lost have no shame as they produced a board called the Weekend Warrior and the “Quiver Killer” Lolz.
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Re: Midlengths

Post by Beanpole » Mon Jan 27, 2020 7:29 am

Heaps of old stagers in the Central Coast still trying to cut it on too short boards.

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Re: Midlengths

Post by Thud » Mon Jan 27, 2020 8:24 am

I find the standard much higher across all age groups on the coast than Sydney. I’d say most of those old stagers are up on holidays from the big smoke. :mrgreen:
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Re: Midlengths

Post by Beanpole » Mon Jan 27, 2020 2:33 pm

Well not hard to have a higher standard than Bondi. Don't know if Nth Narrabeen or Dee Why would agree though. A lot of those guys must have driven their work cars up from Sydney then.

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Re: Midlengths

Post by Thud » Mon Jan 27, 2020 4:27 pm

I surfed the last 20 years at DY. Still do. It’s higher across the board up the coast especially the young fellas and girls. Just look at the WSL for starters.

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Re: Midlengths

Post by buddy » Mon Jan 27, 2020 4:45 pm

Davey Cathels qualified a few years back.
Think he fell off after one year.

Surfed my middy today out the front of the lookout and had it to myself. Starting to get better backhand on it, but they are just that bit more enjoyable forehand for me.
I reckon there was 50 minimum out up at nth Shelley.

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Re: Midlengths

Post by Thud » Mon Jan 27, 2020 4:55 pm

I’m a Sydney boy. It’s just an independent observation.

Vouch coming this week.
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Re: Midlengths

Post by foamy » Mon Jan 27, 2020 4:59 pm

Are there more waves per surfer on the Central Coast?

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Re: Midlengths

Post by Thud » Mon Jan 27, 2020 5:32 pm

I don’t think so. It’s quite competitive for decent waves. DY to Longy I reckon mid week you can pick up stacks.
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Re: Midlengths

Post by jimmy » Mon Jan 27, 2020 5:44 pm

Thud wrote:
Mon Jan 27, 2020 4:27 pm
I surfed the last 20 years at DY. Still do. It’s higher across the board up the coast especially the young fellas and girls. Just look at the WSL for starters.

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Connor O’Leary is a Cronulla lad. But other than him I can’t think of anyone. Big difference to where I live now.
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Re: Midlengths

Post by Beanpole » Mon Jan 27, 2020 5:49 pm

buddy wrote:
Mon Jan 27, 2020 4:45 pm
Davey Cathels qualified a few years back.
Think he fell off after one year.

Surfed my middy today out the front of the lookout and had it to myself. Starting to get better backhand on it, but they are just that bit more enjoyable forehand for me.
I reckon there was 50 minimum out up at nth Shelley.
Yeah, packed yesterday too. Had a mal grovel at Blue Bay on Friday and a couple of waves at Nth Shelleys on Saturday. Didn’t bother yesterday or today. Back in Sydney now.

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Re: Midlengths

Post by buddy » Mon Jan 27, 2020 5:58 pm

Different Shelley

How many Shelly/Shelley beaches in oz?

There’s a Shelley beach in Kilcunda Vic and one across the bridge in Cat Bay on Phillip island.

Are there any closer together than those two?

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Re: Midlengths

Post by Thud » Mon Jan 27, 2020 6:41 pm

jimmy wrote:
Mon Jan 27, 2020 5:44 pm
Thud wrote:
Mon Jan 27, 2020 4:27 pm
I surfed the last 20 years at DY. Still do. It’s higher across the board up the coast especially the young fellas and girls. Just look at the WSL for starters.

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Up the road to Newcastle Ryan Cal

Sydney = zero. Can’t remember the last pro to be frank. Layney?
Connor O’Leary is a Cronulla lad. But other than him I can’t think of anyone. Big difference to where I live now.
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Re: Midlengths

Post by Trev » Mon Jan 27, 2020 6:43 pm

Shelley at Caloundra too.
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Re: Midlengths

Post by Beanpole » Mon Jan 27, 2020 7:04 pm

Manly, The Entrance.......
Guess you threw me talking about the Central Coast, Buddy.

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Re: Midlengths

Post by buddy » Mon Jan 27, 2020 7:12 pm

I think I remember coming across an instagram page of a woman trying to go to every shelley beach in Australia.

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Re: Midlengths

Post by channels » Mon Jan 27, 2020 8:51 pm

foamy wrote:
Mon Jan 27, 2020 4:59 pm
Are there more waves per surfer on the Central Coast?
This. Less crowded = more waves per surfer = repetitions to improve.

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Re: Midlengths

Post by Beanpole » Mon Jan 27, 2020 8:56 pm

It's always had a few solid surfers. Bruce Raymond...... Alby Falzon, etc

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