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Topic: should i bring my board to sosua

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By:

derik

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Dominican Republic Dominican Republic

 

should i bring my board to sosua

« on: February 07 2005 14:02:00 »

hey, I won this trip in a resort in sosua for the last week of Feb. should I bring my board? i have a fish, but i'm a beginner so i dont care if i use another board. Is ecuentro far from sosua? and is there rentals in sosua?thanks



By:

Jim

RE: should i bring my board to sosua

« Reply #1 on: February 07 2005 19:02:00 »

Sosua is about 15 minutes from Encuentro. Skip surfing at Sosua if you are a beginner. There's rentals at Encuentro beach or Ali's surfing camp in Cabarete renst out good boards as well.

By:

Ryan

RE: should i bring my board to sosua

« Reply #2 on: February 08 2005 15:02:00 »

Yes.  Bring it.  I am a beginner as well, and actually really learned to duckdive in Sosua Bay.  The water seemed deep, but the swell wasn't huge, it really jacked up as the tide came in, and any pictures you see of this wave won't do it justice.  Better left than a right.

Encuentro is not to far, maybe 20-30 pesos on a moto.  There are tons of waves ... if you are suicidal, check out the Casa Marina Hotel on a good swell.  Just East of Sosua.

By:

Derik

RE: should i bring my board to sosua

« Reply #3 on: February 08 2005 18:02:00 »

I'm actually staying at the casa marina, why do you say its suicidal, is this a know spot?

By:

Derik

RE: should i bring my board to sosua

« Reply #4 on: February 08 2005 18:02:00 »

thanks a lot for the info

By:

Ryan

RE: should i bring my board to sosua

« Reply #5 on: February 11 2005 14:02:00 »

With the right swell direction, it could be cool ... but according to locals, it is for bodyboarders.  It was about 6-8 feet when I saw it, breaking like pipeline, right on the beach ... I'm sure there are some rocks mixed in as well.  Huge barrels and massive closeouts.  Impressive wave, wish I had my camera, but I sponge too and would have never gone out.



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