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Topic: board hire / purchase in Sri Lanka

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board hire / purchase in Sri Lanka

« on: September 30 2004 14:09:00 »

Does anyone know how easy and expensive it is to hire/ buy shortboards in Sri Lanka. Have 2 flights to get there and just know the airlines will break or loose my prize possession. Any help would be gratefully accepted.



RE: board hire / purchase in Sri Lanka

« Reply #1 on: October 13 2004 23:10:00 »

mate, i,m tring to find out as well , i to have two flights ,one with qantas to singapore and the charge for my board is $120 then from there to colombo w/ air lanka and no idea what they will charge me. from the sounds of it the hire boards are not in the best condition, to hire them the price is around
Rs 400 (aus$8-9) a day, anyway i'll be heading to hikkaduwa on the 23/11/04 so if you need someone to travel/ surf / and share costs with or just if you find out more info on the abovelet me know, much apreciated , peace



RE: board hire / purchase in Sri Lanka

« Reply #2 on: October 22 2004 04:10:00 »

Hi graham,

am in sri lanka from 23rd oct till 8th nov so no chance of hooking up but will try to let you know how the board rental/2nd hand market works out.

all the best.



RE: board hire / purchase in Sri Lanka

« Reply #3 on: October 30 2004 17:10:00 »

hey Dave ,
I'll be in Sri Lanka from the 4/11.
Any luck with renting boards ?



RE: board hire / purchase in Sri Lanka

« Reply #4 on: December 24 2004 06:12:00 »

hey graham,

i am heading to sri lanka in january and am also looking for a board.  how has your search gone?  any good surf?

looking for waves in so. india.




RE: board hire / purchase in Sri Lanka

« Reply #5 on: August 13 2006 13:08:00 »

hey hey ppls...
i'm also heading to sri lanka sept/nov and need (want) to buy a board = if u find anywhere or anything pls let us know... much appreciated...
also... just curious if you guys are at all worried about goin... cause it has been advised by the australian consulate ppl to hold off any traveling there??... what r ur thoughts??



RE: board hire / purchase in Sri Lanka

« Reply #6 on: August 30 2006 05:08:00 »

hey there im headin to sri lanka to surf am takin 3 boards i hear its pretty cheap to hire boards ill be lookin to hire a long board if it is small ive seen footage and it looks pretty sick,im aussie and will be there for a month from around 14th sept 06

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