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localism in Bournemouth« on: February 25 2007 13:02:00 »
Been to Bournemouth today for a surf and got a punch in the face for dropping in on a local but didn't drop in, pulled out to let him in. W****r. Has anybody else experienced this in the UK?
RE: localism in Bournemouth« Reply #2 on: April 25 2007 05:04:00 »
What a joke. Don't let that idiot get you down. The surf is for everyone. I've been surfing for 25 years and have seen my local break get pretty busy over that time. It is well regulated and local knowledge means that the crew are usually in the right place at the right time and score the best waves ... which is how it should be. Blow ins come and go and its all good. You may be a kook but you deserve a fair go.
RE: localism in Bournemouth« Reply #3 on: April 25 2007 22:04:00 »
Bournemouth is no different to anywhere else. Only problem is the take off area is small, and the water can be full of kooks. This just leads to people getting pi55ed off. I don't condone this idiot hitting you, I think it's worse if a compenent surfer looks you in the eye and drops in anyway, that deserves a slap. Some newbie who is learning needs to be given a bit of space. That said, all the kooks will flock to the reef and the carnage will continue. Ban Mals, then we would all be happier...and Gingers.
RE: localism in Bournemouth« Reply #4 on: December 15 2007 01:12:00 »
well out of order.. a swift kick in the bollox as he left the water would of been justified!
RE: localism in Bournemouth« Reply #5 on: December 17 2007 16:12:00 »
Where's Tom's mouth??? I'll shoot straight in his face this time!!!
RE: localism in Bournemouth« Reply #6 on: December 18 2007 05:12:00 »
Why bother with localism in Bournemouth,
the waves are rubbish anyway.
RE: localism in Bournemouth« Reply #7 on: December 29 2007 11:12:00 »
I live in Ringwood and have been surfing for 7 years. The lesson to be learnt here is avoid surfing in Bournemouth. It is a truly awful place to surf- so often you will see large groups of 'surfers' (who look the part- expensive boards, blonde hair) just bobbing up and down in 1 foot of froth. Surfing in bournemouth is like downhill moutain biking in your back garden. Whenever there is a good swell I drive straight to North Devon, for real, if not always amazing, waves.
RE: localism in Bournemouth« Reply #8 on: December 29 2007 11:12:00 »
CONTINUED...People are being way too hopeful about the surf reef- maybe it will improve wave quality on the very rare 'good' days, but it aint gonna generate swell. Anyway, the way things are going in Bournemouth/ Boscombe the kitesurfers will take over the reef anyway- and good luck to them. At least they can fully appreciate thier sport along the south coast.
RE: localism in Bournemouth« Reply #9 on: April 01 2008 12:04:00 »
In my limited experience of surfing bournemouth its full of knobbers, who surf with amazing facial expressions and constantly pump waves thinking thats the way to surf. Also saw a bit of attitude but just laughed it off because they were surfing towards the white water, brilliant.
All the gear no idea