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Topic: surfing in hawaii first timers

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replies: 117

By:

beginner

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RE: surfing in hawaii first timers

« on: December 21 2005 10:12:00 »

I forgot to say we will be there fromdec 29th through jan 3

By:

Puna

RE: surfing in hawaii first timers

« Reply #1 on: December 21 2005 13:12:00 »

If your staying in Lahaina or Kihei don't expect any surf it's hard enough to get any swell when it's in season.  But you can always try Makena or Hookipa.

By:

em

RE: surfing in hawaii first timers

« Reply #2 on: December 27 2005 10:12:00 »

hey ,
   I was just wondering what doy uod o if your really addicted to surfing and live in a place where its flat nearly all year ! IM not thats good but really want to surf hawaii i want to compete against girls like carissa moore and bethany hamilton and stand a chance got any suggestions?

By:

em

RE: surfing in hawaii first timers

« Reply #3 on: December 27 2005 15:12:00 »

oh by the way i live south coast uk so we dont get alot of swell :(

By:

Puna

RE: surfing in hawaii first timers

« Reply #4 on: December 27 2005 15:12:00 »

Where do you live?  I'm sure it's not totally flat.  I've had really good sessions out at kaisers when it's a foot.  Try changing your skegs I have fcs.  For days under shoulder high you should try G4 left and right skegs and a GX center.  It really loosens up the board in small summer surf.  On big days I use a G4 center a G5 left and right skegs.  Practice makes perfect.

By:

em

RE: surfing in hawaii first timers

« Reply #5 on: December 28 2005 07:12:00 »

Hey puna thanks for your help but when i said south coast i didnt mean in hawaii (i wish) i live in england and where i live it is completely flat we get waves on average about 3 times a year and even then there mushy and small.To get any decent waves i have to travel to cornwall or devon! you might no where that is not sure. What part of hawaii do you live in ?Your very lucky!!
   Thanks again em x

By:

dj

RE: surfing in hawaii first timers

« Reply #6 on: December 28 2005 13:12:00 »

Puna,
My buddy and me are coming from florida on the first and staying on Waikikki, while he is a more experienced, we both love surfing alot and live ont he beach in florida. What are some good spots near waikikki were we won't be getting in anyone's way/ thanks man

By:

Puna

RE: surfing in hawaii first timers

« Reply #7 on: December 28 2005 22:12:00 »

You really came at a bad time because town really isn't in season yet but you could try rockpiles to the left of bowls or anything in the kihio beach park are.  Queens or the sand bar, but it's out of control there.  I advice you to go to paradise or rockpiles.  If you want to go surf country you should try puena pt. or Laniakea they're pretty mellow on the inside.  Good luck.

By:

Puna

RE: surfing in hawaii first timers

« Reply #8 on: December 29 2005 03:12:00 »

I mean kuhio beach park

By:

Sotie

RE: surfing in hawaii first timers

« Reply #9 on: January 15 2006 00:01:00 »

Where is Puena Point?


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