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Topic: IS THERE BIG SURF IN THE UK

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replies: 65

By:

Margie in Baja

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RE: IS THERE BIG SURF IN THE UK

« on: April 02 2006 20:04:00 »

December, 1973: Caught the train from Exeter on Xmas break from Uni Exeter to Cornwall.  Hitchiked to Sennen Cove. Huge waves, too scary for me.  Waited for the swell to settle, went out, maybe five guys in the water. Bitchen waves, but froze my butt off, after one hour came in, ran up and down the beach screaming IT'S COLD !!! Tears ran down my face. Have to hand it to the Brits, man, those guy, talk about aclimated, call it what you want, but those guys have some really big huevos.

By:

Pert

RE: IS THERE BIG SURF IN THE UK

« Reply #1 on: April 06 2006 12:04:00 »

seriously brighton can get massive, you know, just got to wait for the right conditions. once i caught a tube there.

By:

magic

RE: IS THERE BIG SURF IN THE UK

« Reply #2 on: November 08 2006 05:11:00 »

just like to say, i lived in orkney for only 6 months now,ive surfed for 20 years or more and there are some of the best waves here if you look for them!!!!!!!!!!!!and ive got up to date pictures to prove it.....

By:

Mick Dundee

RE: IS THERE BIG SURF IN THE UK

« Reply #3 on: November 09 2006 04:11:00 »

All I can say is that you poms must have small feet. Probably becouse you all have small penises. You reckon the North Atlantic is the heaviest seas in the world? try going south to the Roaring forties. I've been on deep-sea fishing boats all over the world, including the North Atlantic, and the seas around the Antarctic are the biggest and meanest you will ever see. 20ft Pommy = 10ft Aussie.

By:

J bone

RE: IS THERE BIG SURF IN THE UK

« Reply #4 on: November 10 2006 09:11:00 »

big surf in the uk...that would be nice.....magic, post some of those pictures on here.  No doubt up north there are some bigger swells  Was thinking heading up there in there next year, only cold factor makes me think twice.

By:

zeddy

RE: IS THERE BIG SURF IN THE UK

« Reply #5 on: November 10 2006 11:11:00 »

Sure thats why you have to eat a lot of fried mars bars and fried pizza  for training.

By:

J bone

RE: IS THERE BIG SURF IN THE UK

« Reply #6 on: November 10 2006 19:11:00 »

lol... then wash it down with 10 pints of lager

By:

dean

RE: IS THERE BIG SURF IN THE UK

« Reply #7 on: November 22 2006 11:11:00 »

down in the scilly isles there are a load of of shore reefs that break on  big swells, have never been out too them because there is allways some were good and managable too surf on the islands, but you can see these waves breaking from a good mile away of the back of samson island, the biggest iv been out over there is about 8ft wich is big engough for me but the place can hold a lot bigger swell. on the outer reefs wich there are many too explore im talking 20 plus, way way out my leage but they are there.

By:

sponger

RE: IS THERE BIG SURF IN THE UK

« Reply #8 on: January 17 2007 03:01:00 »

cribbar in newquay. can get to 30ft but only in the biggest cleanest swells of the year. breaks maybe 4 times a year

By:

Si

RE: IS THERE BIG SURF IN THE UK

« Reply #9 on: April 25 2007 22:04:00 »

It was a joke!!. We all know that Brighton blows, and I agree, anybody who has to get advise on surfing waves bigger than 6ft on a "kook forum" like this needs to seriously think about thier ability.

Peace out.


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