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Information about Surf in France, that i'm can't found here« on: May 16 2006 04:05:00 »
Hello, i like this site, because here is much more information about surf sports, weather and etc, but i'm not able to find any info about places and prices where i could hire surf board? I'm student from CZE, and i spent last summer travelling across entire France with bag on may back:-) but without any interest of Surfing, now i want to change it.
I have seen lot of crowded places with Surfshops, but i think these places are not serious, and i don't believe that they have good boards, and what more, for good prices.
could you help me please? Could you tell me,
how much i must pay for hiring of Surf board?
What places are suiteble for that?
Shall i hire board on coast, or at some village near the coast? and where.
Thank you for information.
RE: Information about Surf in France, that i'm can't found here« Reply #1 on: May 24 2006 15:05:00 »
Not a lot of differences between the hire price in the surf shops it might be around 10euro? but wht i would suggest is
try to buy a cheap one (i.e150 euro) wich you won't be afraid to broke if you have no car .... coz with renting a board you'll spent a lot of money. For an easyier way to travel you can also try bodyboard and it's also a good approach for later if you want to stand up and surf. hope that'll help
RE: Information about Surf in France, that i'm can't found here« Reply #2 on: June 21 2006 12:06:00 »
read more emails as they say you can rent on the beachs of south of Biahretz. If you are a beginner- you want a long flat board - 9 ft to 9' ft 6 inches (3 to 3.3 meters) If you do nto weigh much light board ok, but if you are heavy you want a thicker board to float you.
try to get a lesson for 2 hrs. it will help.