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That day, in the bay.

March 10, 2021


Devon-date 27/02/21. It’s a day we will remember for a long time, a top contender for day of the winter. Super clean long range swell kissed by gentle offshores. Big but handleable if you didn’t get caught out, blue skies and arctic temperatures. The little bay looking g(r)ate.. Rights into the pipe. A few lefts […]

Best surf of the Autumn so far…..

January 6, 2018


Cold, grey, first weekend in January, dry but still cold, did I mention the cold? Five degrees with wind chill on top of the cliff, twice as warm in the water for the lucky surfers (11ºC) – who were enjoying the first clean swell since summer. Here’s hoping the new year is better than that […]

Grom Dawn Patrol

June 4, 2015


Stardate; early June. Planet; Woolacombe high tide. Yesterdays swell has cleaned up, not perfect waves but with such gorgeous light it would be rude not to dust off the 600mm f4. Add to that a bunch of surf-starved frothing groms (old & young) and it was worth the 5am alarm. Canon 5D mk 3 + […]

Lets hold it up the coast

December 14, 2013


With just two weeks left in the year, the Woolacombe Boardriders Surf Club were running out of time to run their last contest of the year to choose their club champion. So it was, after a year of postponements, that a mahoosive swell and strong winds decided to batter the North Devon coast. There was […]