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RE: What is best to wear?« on: August 04 2006 02:08:00 »
Celtic grunting while stealing your neighboughs cattle doesn't count as a language... fool! Summer surfer ehh? I surf the North East coast at 7am in january when the swell hits 20ft, its -3 ground temp and still dark so that i am not... that will be when your tucked up in your bed! If you had actually read my earlier post you would see that i lived there for 8.. yes 8 years. That makes my opinion worth a little more than someone who's mum and dad took them there on holiday once. Shut up you weak little child and make your own opinions about the real world, not just what you think will make you sound well travelled!
RE: What is best to wear?« Reply #1 on: August 04 2006 07:08:00 »
Smam, I keep sheep, not cows silly. You mentioned Devon Cornwall surf culture in such high esteem as if you surf there reg. But since when was Devon/Cornwall in the North East?? Dude you really shouldn't have eaten that powdered gravy you found in the car park.
Do you really surf at 7am in January when it's 20ft and -3deg, and in the dark.. How do you know your on the right beach if it's dark, do you never stub your toes on the occasional rock?? Your missing out on so much fella, no wonder your so confused and angry, you should try surfin through the year, and in the light, makes a big difference.
Dude you really shouldn't have eaten that powdered gravy you found in the car park.
Dioch for confirming my thoughts, You are indeed a summer kook.
RE: What is best to wear?« Reply #2 on: August 04 2006 14:08:00 »
One thing I forgot to ask.....Is Wales a left or right hand break and how far is it from the high street in London, England. Many thanks
RE: What is best to wear?« Reply #3 on: August 04 2006 14:08:00 »
short wetsuit i think would be fine
RE: What is best to wear?« Reply #4 on: August 07 2006 02:08:00 »
Don't be a prick! I surf the North East coast cos thats where i grew up. I spend 5 days a month in Cornwall and 2 in Devon so i recon that makes me fairly dedicated. On avergae i surf for between 12 and 20hrs per week in the spring to the late Autumn and at least 6-8hrs per week through the winter. I have done for the last 11 years. You like the safety of this forum because it enables you to sound cocky. I doubt you would be so lairy face to face in the lineup. As for calling anyone a Summer Kook when you clearly have no idea about surfing or surf culture... you really need to grow up a little before having such opinions. Surfing is a sport that requires dedication from you, with understanding and consideration for others. You clearly have none of these qualities. My advise is stay out of the water untill you do!
RE: What is best to wear?« Reply #5 on: August 07 2006 09:08:00 »
Gotta say sman is right to some extent here, but that said i don't think you should judge all Welsh people (and indeed all welsh surfers) by the actions of a few locals where ever you lived 8 years ago. I surf the east coast down towards the Wash where it is much smaller but the water temp can certainly get down to 3 degs here and the air is usually sub zero in the winter. As for surfing in the dark, i'm not too sure but i guess if you ment at first light i can see your point. All in all i say surf when and where you can. If the locals seem a bunch of tossers then find somewhere else.
RE: What is best to wear?« Reply #6 on: August 17 2006 14:08:00 »
well my names jack im 14 and recently started surfing i go to llangenntih pretty much as the noly place i surf and i wear a rash vest and shorts all the time i barely wear a wetsuit it all depends on if ur hardcore lol or if u feel the cold easy if u do feel the cold i suggest a wetsuit rentall from the local surf shop ull find it in the local vilage near the kings ehad pub its 9 pound and that gives u a wetusit hire till 530 wich is when the shop closes
RE: What is best to wear?« Reply #7 on: August 17 2006 14:08:00 »
iv gotta say u alll seem pretty racist towards welsh people wer just normal people like u infact wer [robably a bit more hardcore than u english folks as u have nice weather pretty much all year round .
and i have to say its very rare ull find a welsh surfing 'tosser' as some1 put it so pleae a little more respect
RE: What is best to wear?« Reply #8 on: September 20 2006 15:09:00 »
ok to simplify things, ive surfed in south wales for 17 years, and it does get warm enough for shorts, but only if its sunny and not windy (which doesnt often coincide with good surf). If its overcast orbreezy you will want a shorty, or maybe a thin fullsuit if you get cold easy.
Also the better the surf the warmer you will be cos paddling a lot keeps your body temp up.
RE: What is best to wear?« Reply #9 on: September 25 2006 06:09:00 »
Finally someone who isn't full of sh1t! As you say, if the suns shining and there is no wind you'll be ok for a while if its not shining wear a suit. Being cold doesn't make you cool or hard so get over it! Any decent surfer will recomend wearing a wetsuit in the UK unless its peak summer cos you will run a smaller risk of cramp and thus you will surf better and longer. Personally i surf in a 3:2 through the summer most of the time and can be in the water for 6-7hrs at a time. That said our water on this side of the country is 2-3 degs colder than Wales, Devon and Cornwall.