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RE: nihiwatu sumba« Reply #1 on: August 16 2006 19:08:00 »
Yep, so true. What gives Claude Graves the right to dictate who can surf out there? Even the local Kapala Desa cant understand why people who choose not to stay at his so called "luxury" resort cant surf out there. If anyone should be claiming ownership it should be the locals. Good on you Mr Graves for supporting the local community, i'm all for that. But leave the ocean and the beach for everyone to enjoy, not just your fat assed cashed up Seppo buddies.
RE: nihiwatu sumba« Reply #2 on: May 16 2007 07:05:00 »
Greg: Have you been to Mr Davids? If so when and any other info other than what's on the web site. Thanks
RE: nihiwatu sumba« Reply #3 on: May 17 2007 00:05:00 »
And take any old or broken boards you have even bodyboards to give to the kids in the village near nihiwatu.
Like to see him stop the local kids taking over the break.
RE: nihiwatu sumba« Reply #4 on: May 26 2007 21:05:00 »
Personally i think its good that the wave has a maximum of 9 surfers out at any time.
everywhere else thats well known has at least 30 people out any time its breaking.
Id rather put my money into a camp where im garanteed some quality waves without many others around these days than somewhere like maceronis etc where its packed.
RE: nihiwatu sumba« Reply #5 on: May 28 2007 20:05:00 »
Hey Mat howbout U keep your money and just not surf at all.That way you'll be doing your share to rekeive crowded breaks.
RE: nihiwatu sumba« Reply #6 on: May 30 2007 22:05:00 »
How about i say no to that annom.
Secondly i surf where i want to and its ussually somewhere thats not packed, unless im at a local reef where i get a decent amount of waves on crowded days.
But if i wanted to surf occys left than i would just pay for it.
The money might be a lot but if i scored it good for a few days with less than ten out i would be stoked.
RE: nihiwatu sumba« Reply #7 on: November 27 2007 14:11:00 »
I've been to G-Land twice, Hawaii three times, boat tripped the Mentawais, did Pena's camp in Fiji when I was a broke college student and everywhere else. Now that I'm making money why is it wrong to pay for waves that are private? I busted my butt in school and work 60+ hours a week and for that I'm rewarded. I get off three weeks a year, why do I want to surf w/80+ people in Puerto Escondido or Pipe in the winter? The vast majority of people who are saying its wrong probably get in the water a lot more than I do because they don't make the money I do. Why don’t they make the money I do? Because there surfing on Tuesday’s when its good and I’m at work.
RE: nihiwatu sumba« Reply #8 on: November 27 2007 14:11:00 »
continued from previous post.....There are obviously exceptions to my point, like anything else in life, but the majority of traveling surfers are broke because they don’t work and live off peanut butter and jelly sando’s.
RE: nihiwatu sumba« Reply #9 on: December 06 2007 16:12:00 »
does anybody know what size of wave should I expect to find in nihiwatu around may?
what size of surfboard should i take there?