Tagged: Surf Ski

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Nice Long Waves

I was half planning on going to Colwyn Bay today to take part in the North Wales Surf Ski Series Time Trial. It’s quite a drive and I can’t really afford the diesel so instead I stayed at home and caught some nice long rides here. It has to be said when given these options:...

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Paddling out 2018

With the year 2018 drawing to a close there was just enough time for a bit more surf ski paddling. Sunday was an exploratory trip from Abersoch to Pwllheli. News Years Eve and I was back on home waters in the waves at Ynyslas. Abersoch to Pwllheli This looked like a good route for a...

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Surf Ski Repair

Well, that was a nice quick turn around – I should be back on the water in my surf ski now. After further inspection, the crack in my surf ski didn’t seem quite as bad as it first looked. It was only superficial damage to the gel coat, but I thought I’d get it checked...

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Chilly Waves

Brrrr, it feels as though winter is here. 4ºC pretty much all day long with a cold SE wind as well. There was snow on the hills when we got up and the sun didn’t ever get too high in the sky. I had a day off work thanks to a few hours annual leave that...

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Swell Leftovers

Yep, only 36 days until we’ll be eating leftovers from Christmas, but the surf gods delivered early this year. After an epic weekend of surf and loads of energy from the forces of nature, things were a little calmer on Monday morning. A much lighter offshore wind and some leftover swell. There was just enough...

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Earning the Frosty Badge!

Brrrr, that was a chilly frosty one. Minus 4ºC on the Borth & Ynyslas Weather Station when I headed out for a surf ski paddle this morning. The grass was crusty with frost, the sun was just putting in an appearance and wisps of mist were rising from the sea. Tiny waves lapped against the...

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