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Topic: mapping surf spots on the south coast of Java
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Topic: mapping surf spots on the south coast of Java
Views: 5795 Replies: 11

By:

lyberty

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mapping surf spots on the south coast of Java

Dear all,
I plan to map the beaches along the south coast of Java. but need sponsors for making this map, I offer to those who want to surf at various spots on the south coast of Java to funding this project. to detail plan i will email for those who are interested, thank you.

Lyberty



By:

Matt

RE: mapping surf spots on the south coast of Java

Why would anyone want you to map the breaks of java or anywhere in Indo?
Are you retarded? You just dont do that sort of thing. Im sorry to be harsh but the less people that know about breaks the better of we all are.
Some surfers have endured hell to get to these breaks and wait for them etc and keep it quiet so it doesnt become like bali.
Then you come along and publish it for all to see on the internet?
Ps dont do it.

By:

robson

RE: mapping surf spots on the south coast of Java

why ? because he doesn't surf and he wants his place to exactly become like bali so he can no do nothing wait for tourists and scrape some money. that's why. that's what all the locals want. tourist = lazy money. can't blame them really.



By:

simo

RE: mapping surf spots on the south coast of Java

Wouldn't matter anyway, there is very very few gems along the whole coast of Java, yeah you have G-land and a few fun waves at west java and P. panatian but apart from that its very very average with just the odd B grade wave,..yeah you have that left thats been in every magazine of late, but good luck that wave is so heavy and not very long.
While Bali has a huge number of surf spots in a very small area.

By:

nick

RE: mapping surf spots on the south coast of Java

yep I agree with previous posts, what is your motivation to publish a map of surf spots?
The only result is crowding of surf breaks, poorly conceived infrastructure to support traveling surfers and reduction of the opportunity of adventure and discovery for others.

Surfing and adventure and escape are inextricably linked, why would you want to mess with this?

By:

DA DUHSKAH

RE: mapping surf spots on the south coast of Java

Guys don't you get it,
the world is dummying Down, and the surf world isn't immune.
I've surfed for 39 years, been all over the world, and we might be getting big air, but so are the heads of so many.
Surf culture sold out long long ago!

ONce it became one man, one wave the joy was squeezed out so hard, with only a few drops of juice left.  I never got those old days, even my day was one man one wave and we lost so much of the stoke.  We don't want to share the pie: secret spots, localism, etc.  Surfing is basically a selfish pursuit now as compared to those old days of the real spirit.  
ONe Man, ONe Wave ....Yuck!

But I understand cause it is hard to surf a barrel with a bunch of Kooks cartwheeling around

By:

Lyberty

RE: mapping surf spots on the south coast of Java

Yaelah, elo pada berisik banget dah ini kan negara gw jangan pada egois donk, dpt tempat surfing bagus terus elo pada kuasain sendiri terus elo pagerin pantai jadi pantai pribadi.

gw nih orang indonesia, apa yang terjadi di Bali karena ada orang2 rakus yg mau nguasain tanah disana untuk kepentingan pribadi.
wajar donk gw sebagai orang indonesia membangun database untuk memperkenalkan keindahan pantai2nya ke khalayak ramai jd ga dikuasai secara pribadi. *sorry i use bahasa for this comment, to show i am real indonesians and i want to show beautiful beaches in my country to everybody*

By:

Matt

RE: mapping surf spots on the south coast of Java

-nya tidak tentang ketamakan dan saya tahu anda adalah bius lokal. Namun anda mesti mengerti sebanyak itu surfers menjadi benar-benar sukar untuk menemukan gelombang itu dan kadang-kadang perkemahan di samping gelombang asing berminggu-minggu atau bulan-bulan untuk surf dengan sedikit teman. Ada lebih dari sedikit batu permata. Ive lewat sana. Memperlihatkan kepada dunia dan memberi dunia sehelai peta hanya bermaksud menimbulkan lebih banyak masalah. Pikirkannya cara ini- jika anda memasuki bar atau klub malam/disco sebagai satu dua pria dan melihat lima orang wanita cantik, itu adalah kesempatan baik malam menyenangkan. Dua puluh atau lebih orang pria yang berjalan ke dalam disco dengan dua orang wanita di dalam pergi ke perang sebab.

By:

Matt

I understand what you are saying but it will only cause problems.

If you dont understand the nightclub girl to guy ratio im talking about in that post above, i mean a pretty girl is like a beautiful wave. Most pretty girls only want to be with one guy they meet. One beautiful wave can only be ridden by one man. Unless we break the rules.
The Less people surfing in the area the more waves are there to ride for those who bothered doing all the hard work of finding such waves/girls.Making a map of the whole coast will only bring in a lot of surfers who do not know how to find them for themselves. That means they are bad surfers likely have bad etiquette too.
Also its likely to destroy the pristine national parks, coral reefs and simple beautiful qualities of nearby villages.

By:

james

RE: mapping surf spots on the south coast of Java

Matt's right, telling a friend a few tips is one thing, but mapping a whole coast just screws over anyone that's finally found a spot after going to all the hard work of driving for hours on end on shitty roads, walking through loads of forests and hills and sleeping in cars just to find nothing....P.S. cheers for that info a while back on S.Sumatra mate, was invaluable, don't worry, kept it all quiet....heard stories of 70 guys at the point in Krui this season though!




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