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longboarding j-bay?« on: September 11 2005 09:09:00 »
i'm heading to summerstrand for a 2 1/2 weeks and am going to travel from summerstrand to cape town stopping along the garden route to surf. i have been surfing longboards for the past 10 years and was wondering what kind of responce, if any will i get in the line up at place like j-bay, cape st. francis, and other breaks with-in cape town? also i'm leaving this weekend, is a 3/2 thick enough for the end of september? thanks
RE: longboarding j-bay?« Reply #1 on: September 20 2005 01:09:00 »
yeah i surf a longboard and surfed jefferies at a reasonable size. Supertubes was agro but the tubes thru to the point was mellow and the break called kitchen windows at the southern end of jefferies was great and empty.
i was there in october and my 3/2 was heaps warm but if not there is heaps of surf stores there to stock up on extra rubber.
RE: longboarding j-bay?« Reply #2 on: September 21 2005 10:09:00 »
you might get some funny looks and battle a bit at Supers, but the point is one of my favorite longboard waves. Elands Bay is my favorite, but then I am goofy foot.
Longboarders in general are accepted in SA, so long as you dont sit 20 meters behind everyone and steal all the waves.