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Topic: Surfing Ontario

Views: 133168

replies: 514

By:

seano

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RE: Surfingkingston ont

« on: May 28 2006 05:05:00 »

Damn, I went to Queens for 4 years, surfed eastern lake ontario...found some good spots as well....especially on the american side, try finding pleasant point on a large swell...contact me if you want heaps of pics or info...

wowo the spirit is alive!!!!!

By:

Cindy

RE: Surfing Ontario

« Reply #1 on: May 29 2006 20:05:00 »

Hey just saw your post.
I baught my daughter a board from longboard surf in BC..it took 2 days to ship here..and under 200....they said they add more foam for fresh water and she did not need a big ticket price board..around here.
Check them out

By:

Cindy

RE: Surfing Ontario

« Reply #2 on: May 29 2006 20:05:00 »

Hey
Just read your post
My daugther is 14 and we are taking her to Florida the end of june for two weeks to a surf camp.
We are from Bayfield area.
There are some guys that surf together Bayfield and GrandBend that are friends of my nieces they want to take her out and help her. I will let you know who this group is when I find out if your interested....or you can maybe take out my daughter and surf around here sometime if that interests you. I am willing to pay for someone to spend some time with her when we get back...
Let me know
Cindy

By:

scott

RE: Surfing Ontario

« Reply #3 on: June 05 2006 21:06:00 »

seano,
send me soma those pics and any good breaks as well as what makes em work


peace

By:

Nolan

RE: Surfing Ontario

« Reply #4 on: June 06 2006 13:06:00 »

Yeah I have a brand new 8'4 Bic Magnum Never used great for beginners and especially for fresh water surf. EASY to pick up waves with! Retails for $500 and I need to sell it....Selling for $250 NEVER USED comes with Fin System

By:

nolan

RE: Surfing Ontario

« Reply #5 on: June 06 2006 14:06:00 »

I have a brand new never used 8'4 Bic Magnum with fin system retails for $500 I need to sell it for $250. If you know anyone call me 416 271 5890

By:

Nolan

RE: Surfing Ontario

« Reply #6 on: June 07 2006 07:06:00 »

THE BOARD IS NO LONGER AVAILABLE!!!!!!

By:

Morgan

RE: Surfing Ontario

« Reply #7 on: June 10 2006 14:06:00 »

Hey, I'm just starting out and I need some mentoring.  I live near Hamilton and need info on where to go, when etc.. Also, I got a 6'6" shortboard, and I'm wondering if I made a mistake.  Perhaps I should have gotten a longboard instead.  Oh well, if anyone who is into great lake surfing would write me, I would really appreciate it.  Thanks, Morgan
                                      w_morgan_dodds@hotmail.com

By:

Jenn

RE: Surfing Ontario

« Reply #8 on: June 10 2006 19:06:00 »

Yeah, you definitely made a mistake, hate to break it to ya. I started with a 6'6 too and barely made any progress beyond paddling. You really should have started out with a larger board.

It's going to take you FOREVER to even get standing up on these lake waves with a 6'6, especially during the summer. I would either sell your board and get a bigger one, or hang onto it for later and pick up a bigger board in the meantime.

Depending on your height/weight, you should try starting out with anywhere from 7'6 to 9'. Lake waves are not as buoyant as ocean waves and most of the time lack the power as well. Longboards, or at least funboards, are pretty much an essential if youre a newb.

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RE: Surfing Ontario

« Reply #9 on: June 11 2006 07:06:00 »

sell the 6'6" its too small for lake waves.  Stick with a long board youll have more fun!


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