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surfing san francisco« on: October 01 2007 19:10:00 »
Im a beginner/novice surfer and im visiting san fran this thu till next tue.
I have 2 days to get some surf in.
Ive looked on the net and it seems ocean beach is the nearest (i havnt got my own transport)
Thing is ive also heard this is a pretty tough beach and inpredictable rips have got even the most advanced surfers in trouble.
Does anybody have any suggestions where i could go to suit my ability and hire a board?
RE: surfing san francisco« Reply #1 on: October 25 2007 21:10:00 »
When your in Frisco, go to the serf club on Geary Street; we feature Richard Gere sticks and a hot wax coating for your stick special! Then we'll paddle together into the Sunset at Fort Point- if you're really a bad, nasty man , I'll take you tubing in the Farallon daisy chain. Smooch!
RE: surfing san francisco« Reply #3 on: October 27 2007 10:10:00 »
Rod -nice, Christian name or is it what you wish for? Some innocent transplant wants to experience this cosmopolitan city's 'roundness' and you can only refer to your limp 'stick'. I suggest Provincetown sandbars for a complete tubular hoedown, Rod, and, for our visitor, Pacifica has the hidden coves, barrels, scenic views along with eclectic locals. Chow!
RE: surfing san francisco« Reply #4 on: November 02 2007 14:11:00 »
Dear Mr. Rod, can't we just get along? There's plenty of room for expression whether Half Moon Bay jetties or Bolinas Bay- room for all without self-imposed ego trippers at 'Maverick's' and the 'Lane'; learn this lesson young person and this area will thrive as Southern California shrivels and blows away with the Santa Anas.
RE: surfing san francisco« Reply #5 on: December 03 2007 18:12:00 »
Way to go guys. ANyone visiting is welcome at OB. If they can handle they will if not . . .well lesson learned.