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Topic: Ghana-surf shops? sharks?

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By:

Graham

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Ghana Ghana

 

Ghana-surf shops? sharks?

« on: August 05 2004 18:08:00 »

hey, I'll be going down to Ghana to work in Accra for 6 months starting in September. I'd wrather not pack my board with me since I'll be stopping over in London on the way and would prefer not to lug it around. Does anyone know if there's any surf shops in Accra where I could pick up a quality board once I get there?
Otherwise I suppose I could ship my board ahead of me, although I've never tried this, if any one has done this do you have any advice?
Also, what's the shark situation like in Ghana, is it too warm for whites?

cheers,
GW

By:

col kilgore

RE: Ghana-surf shops? sharks?

« Reply #1 on: August 07 2004 06:08:00 »

whites? i think you will b eaten by one,stay in the shops ,much safer

By:

bew

RE: Ghana-surf shops? sharks?

« Reply #2 on: December 22 2004 00:12:00 »

mate..just pack your frikken board....if u are a surfer u deal with  it......wher etheres a will theres a way and if u wanna surf uncrowded waves u are heading to the right spot......pack ya frikken board!

By:

guy

RE: Ghana-surf shops? sharks?

« Reply #3 on: February 20 2005 10:02:00 »

no sharks at the pick!

By:

martin

RE: Ghana-surf shops? sharks?

« Reply #4 on: August 16 2005 09:08:00 »

I will go 19 of aug to ghana and I want to surf But I can't take a board whit me so does anyone know if there is a adres of a surfshop.
And Graham if you want to surf send a e-mail

By:

Brandon

RE: Ghana-surf shops? sharks?

« Reply #5 on: July 06 2006 10:07:00 »

Yeah guys i'm headed over to Accra to the University of Ghana for a year starting in the middle of August and i'm bringing my board with me. Hope to catch up you guys and get in some good surfing.

Cheers,

By:

bryan

RE: Ghana-surf shops? sharks?

« Reply #6 on: July 10 2006 13:07:00 »

Hi,
I live near the univ. so look me up when you get here if you want to try a couple of spots.
Been surfing on and off for 6 months here, theres a little bit of everything to choose from, but I think a longboard would be great here.  Just a tip.
See ya soon,

By:

Nifty

RE: Ghana-surf shops? sharks?

« Reply #7 on: July 28 2006 08:07:00 »

No sharks they have eaten them all.
Wave is full and good for mals, plenty of room just stay away from the creek and river mouths, Wear earplugs to stop ear infections.

By:

andy

RE: Ghana-surf shops? sharks?

« Reply #8 on: August 19 2006 07:08:00 »

ghana has heaps of excellent surf shops, they're everywhere and they have everything an experienced traveller would ever need.
but there's lots of hungry sharks and gnarly crocs and surf is always flat and crowded, especially in the west.
so stay at home.

By:

Krissy

RE: Ghana-surf shops? sharks?

« Reply #9 on: May 24 2007 09:05:00 »

There is a very nice Surf Shop at Busua Beach. Belongs to a Californian and a Ghanaian. Calls "Black Star Surf Shop" Have fun!


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