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Topic: Surfing in the North East?
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Topic: Surfing in the North East?
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john castling

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Surfing in the North East?

I'm moving to Durham to uni in late september, and was wondering if anyone surfs round those parts and would care to empart some wisdom. I've only been surfing two or three times but loved it. (Im also a snowboard instructor, so I picked it up pretty quick) I was wondering a few things, like: what thickness of wetsuit would you say you need? Any local shops that sell good gear and give good advice? Can you surf all year, or is the winter too cold/stormy? forgive any stupidness, since I'm a relative newbie. thanks



By:

Stefan

RE: Surfing in the North East?

Ive always found Cayton Bay (near Scarborough) can be good, they have a shop just off the beach where you can hire pretty much anything - not sure how far that is from Durham though - there are plenty of other spots further up

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Adam Hughes

RE: Surfing in the North East?

You'll have a hefty drive going to Cayton, or anywhere really, tynemouth is full of kooks so you should feel comfortable there to start off. You'll need a decent suit 5mm, Xcel is the way forward for these waters! Best surf in the winter as its bigger! Stick at it, it'll change your life! lol
Peace Out
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john castling

RE: Surfing in the North East?

Excellent! Cheers for the advice guys. Have  an amazing winter!

Looking for surf spots in England ?

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