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Session: Whaou !

Written by yann show yann profile

Sunday June 17 2012 11:00:00 AM

Surf spot: Biscarrosse, France

Session's Rate:

Wind direction: Offshore

Wind Strength: Established

Nb waves ridden: 10

Length of the surf session: 105 min

Surfboard ridden: 6'4

Weather and water temp: Air : 22°C. Water : 18°C

Waves height: 1.5m / 5ft

Waves Quality:
- Powerful
- Fast
- Tubular

Waves Shape:
- Walls

Description:

Long swell : 2m, 9s, NW

Only 3 stars because waves were hard to catch. The first one was the best : a long open tube very fast. So good !

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Created: Sunday June 17 2012 04:27:38 PM

Modified: Sunday June 24 2012 02:51:55 PM

Hits: 1664

Session: Alone

Written by yann show yann profile

Saturday June 9 2012 03:30:00 PM

Surf spot: Grand Crohot, France

Session's Rate:

Wind direction: No wind

Wind Strength: Light

Nb waves ridden: 12

Length of the surf session: 60 min

Surfboard ridden: 6'4"

Weather and water temp: Air : 20°C. Water : 18°C

Waves height: 1.5m / 5ft

Waves Quality:
- Ordinary
- Fun

Waves Shape:
- Multipeaks

Description:

Just a small session at the very low tide. Hold-up.

I was alone in the water. Just big rops with one or 2 good turns.

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Created: Sunday June 10 2012 02:02:22 PM

Modified: Sunday June 10 2012 02:02:22 PM

Hits: 1153

Session:

Written by yann show yann profile

Monday May 28 2012 08:00:00 AM

Surf spot: Biscarrosse, France

Session's Rate:

Wind direction: Offshore

Wind Strength: Light

Nb waves ridden: 25

Length of the surf session: 150 min

Surfboard ridden: 5'8" fish

Weather and water temp: Air : 24°C.n Water : 17°C

Waves height: 1.0m-1.5m / 3ft-5ft

Waves Quality:
- Powerful

Waves Shape:
- Multipeaks

Description:

Offshore early in the morning. The swell didn't look so good but it improved during the morning. And I got a fun sandbank : only lefts !

Big long turns all the morning. Then Loig et Matt came.

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I went back to the water with Loig's board : a juanito quattro, -,4 I think. afun easy to paddle board. Very fast.

 

 

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Created: Monday May 28 2012 07:15:11 PM

Modified: Monday May 28 2012 07:15:11 PM

Hits: 1392

Session: Waves are back !

Written by yann show yann profile

Friday May 25 2012 08:00:00 PM

Surf spot: Grand Crohot, France

Session's Rate:

Wind direction: Offshore

Wind Strength: Light

Nb waves ridden: 12

Length of the surf session: 75 min

Surfboard ridden: 5'8

Weather and water temp: Air: 30°C. Water: 17°C

Waves height: 1m-1.2m / 3ft-4ft

Waves Quality:
- Fun

Waves Shape:
- Multipeaks

Description:

Haaa ! after 5 monthes of lack of surf, waves are back ! It was just a fun paradise : 1.20 waves, offshore, hot weather, 3 surfers in the water, my kids....

It should be like this everyday !!!

one (small) aerial after a tube.

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Created: Saturday May 26 2012 02:15:28 PM

Modified: Saturday May 26 2012 02:15:41 PM

Hits: 1323

Session: good

Written by yann show yann profile

Saturday May 12 2012 08:00:00 AM

Surf spot: Grand Crohot, France

Session's Rate:

Wind direction: Offshore

Wind Strength: Established

Nb waves ridden: 23

Length of the surf session: 90 min

Surfboard ridden: 5'8" fish

Waves height: 1m-1.2m / 3ft-4ft

Waves Quality:
- Ordinary
- Fun

Waves Shape:
- Multipeaks

Description:

THe waves were small and not good looking. but it was better than I thought and I surf many waves with good turns and a small tube.

A good session after so many weeks without.

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Created: Saturday May 12 2012 12:54:10 PM

Modified: Saturday May 12 2012 12:54:10 PM

Hits: 1276

Session: banks are back

Written by yann show yann profile

Tuesday May 1 2012 11:00:00 AM

Surf spot: Grand Crohot, France

Session's Rate:

Wind direction: Onshore

Wind Strength: Light

Nb waves ridden: 18

Length of the surf session: 105 min

Surfboard ridden: 5'8

Weather and water temp: Air : 16°C. Water : 14°C

Waves height: 1m-1.2m / 3ft-4ft

Waves Quality:
- Bumpy

Waves Shape:
- Multipeaks

Description:

I put 3 stars because I didn't have surf like this since 2 monthes ! Waves were not so good but it was rippable and it was enough for me...

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Created: Wednesday May 2 2012 07:08:46 AM

Modified: Wednesday May 2 2012 07:09:02 AM

Hits: 1521

Session: bof

Written by yann show yann profile

Monday April 16 2012 10:00:00 AM

Surf spot: Biscarrosse, France

Session's Rate:

Wind direction: Onshore

Wind Strength: Strong

Nb waves ridden: 2

Length of the surf session: 0:45 min

Surfboard ridden: 6'4"

Weather and water temp: Air : 9°C. Water: 13°C

Waves height: 1.0m-1.5m / 3ft-5ft

Waves Quality:
- Bumpy

Waves Shape:
- Multipeaks

Description:

Too much current, wind and bumps : 2 waves and I came back home...

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Created: Tuesday May 1 2012 04:15:27 PM

Modified: Tuesday May 1 2012 04:15:27 PM

Hits: 1539

Session: Correct

Written by yann show yann profile

Sunday April 15 2012 09:30:00 AM

Surf spot: Biscarrosse, France

Session's Rate:

Wind direction: Onshore

Wind Strength: Light

Nb waves ridden: 10

Length of the surf session: 60 min

Surfboard ridden: 6'4"

Weather and water temp: Air : 9°C. Water: 13°C

Waves height: 1.0m-1.5m / 3ft-5ft

Waves Quality:
- Powerful

Waves Shape:
- Multipeaks

Description:

I knew that the week will be very bad ! So I jumped into the water even if waves were not so good.

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I tried a 6.0 surf rocket from surf ministry : a very surfboard !

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Created: Tuesday May 1 2012 04:13:45 PM

Modified: Tuesday May 1 2012 04:13:45 PM

Hits: 1388

Session: big close outs

Written by yann show yann profile

Sunday March 25 2012 12:00:00 PM

Surf spot: Le Porge, France

Session's Rate:

Wind direction: Onshore

Wind Strength: Light

Nb waves ridden: 8

Length of the surf session: 75 min

Surfboard ridden: 6'4

Weather and water temp: Air: 24°C. Water : 12°C

Waves height: 1.5m-2m /5ft-6ft

Waves Quality:
- Powerful

Waves Shape:
- Walls
- Close out

Description:

After the surfrider intiative cleaning, the wind has turned and I missed the best session. Big, close outs, I took some wavesbut nothing really goods (except for my health)

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Created: Tuesday March 27 2012 11:57:04 AM

Modified: Saturday March 31 2012 09:19:37 PM

Hits: 1537

Session: Go south

Written by yann show yann profile

Saturday March 24 2012 05:00:00 PM

Surf spot: Biscarrosse, France

Session's Rate:

Wind direction: Offshore

Wind Strength: Light

Nb waves ridden: 15

Length of the surf session: 120 min

Surfboard ridden: 5'8

Weather and water temp: Air: 24°C. Water : 12°C

Waves height: 1m-1.2m / 3ft-4ft

Waves Quality:
- Fun

Waves Shape:
- Walls

Description:

End of the day with zitoune and Soroli;

50cm the morning, 1.20 m in the afternoon !

Good banks, 

a good right in the inside. Long turns and a grabrail.

 Fun trick : at the return, cars were stucked into the private aprking of Leroy Merlin ! We had to pass on the flowers to get escaped... pretty fun at the end...

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Created: Tuesday March 27 2012 11:54:16 AM

Modified: Saturday March 31 2012 09:19:09 PM

Hits: 1080

Session: Gurp on the rocks

Written by yann show yann profile

Saturday March 10 2012 10:00:00 AM

Surf spot: Le Gurp, France

Session's Rate:

Wind direction: Offshore

Wind Strength: Light

Nb waves ridden: 15

Length of the surf session: 120 min

Surfboard ridden: 6'4"

Weather and water temp: Air : cold. Water : cold too

Waves height: 1.5m / 5ft

Waves Quality:
- Powerful

Waves Shape:
- Walls

Description:

Haaa... friends told us it was unsurfable. We kept it on... The tide get lower and it was coog !  long powerful walls and 2 friendly (really) SUP.

A great session with zitoune

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Created: Tuesday March 27 2012 11:51:13 AM

Modified: Tuesday March 27 2012 11:51:13 AM

Hits: 1392

Session: alone

Written by yann show yann profile

Saturday March 3 2012 10:00:00 AM

Surf spot: Le Gurp, France

Session's Rate:

Wind direction: Offshore

Wind Strength: Light

Nb waves ridden: 10

Length of the surf session: 90 min

Surfboard ridden: 6'4

Waves height: 1.5m / 5ft

Description:

Good waves but I was alone...There was current. After 10 good waves, I preferred come back !

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Created: Tuesday March 27 2012 11:39:07 AM

Modified: Tuesday March 27 2012 11:43:17 AM

Hits: 1148

Session: Good as usual

Written by yann show yann profile

Friday February 24 2012 02:00:00 PM

Surf spot: Le Gurp, France

Session's Rate:

Wind direction: Offshore

Wind Strength: Light

Nb waves ridden: 15

Length of the surf session: 120 min

Surfboard ridden: 6'4"

Description:

La Gurp as good as usual..

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Created: Sunday February 24 2013 01:42:24 PM

Modified: Sunday February 24 2013 01:42:24 PM

Hits: 4034

Session: Cold

Written by yann show yann profile

Monday February 20 2012 02:15:28 PM

Surf spot: Grand Crohot, France

Session's Rate:

Wind direction: Onshore

Wind Strength: Light

Nb waves ridden: 10

Length of the surf session: 90 min

Surfboard ridden: 6'8"

Weather and water temp: Air: 8°C. Water: 11°C

Waves height: 1m-1.2m / 3ft-4ft

Waves Quality:
- Fast

Waves Shape:
- Walls

Description:

It was not perfect but there was enough to surf. I got 10 waves with 2 or 3 pretty good !

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Created: Wednesday February 22 2012 08:47:58 AM

Modified: Wednesday February 22 2012 08:47:58 AM

Hits: 1012

Session: Cold power

Written by yann show yann profile

Monday February 6 2012 02:30:00 PM

Surf spot: Grand Crohot, France

Session's Rate:

Wind direction: No wind

Wind Strength: Glassy

Nb waves ridden: 2

Length of the surf session: 0:45 min

Surfboard ridden: 6'4"

Weather and water temp: Air: -2°C. Water: 11°C

Waves height: 1.0m-1.5m / 3ft-5ft

Waves Quality:
- Powerful
- Fast
- Tubular

Waves Shape:
- Walls

Description:

Only two waves but the swell was very powerful (1.20, 1.50 m with 11s) and I was alone in the water. I took two really beautiful waves ! But as it was hard to paddle out, I prefered to come safely back.

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Created: Thursday February 16 2012 08:30:59 PM

Modified: Thursday February 16 2012 08:30:59 PM

Hits: 1061

Session: Fast and good

Written by yann show yann profile

Wednesday January 11 2012 03:00:00 PM

Surf spot: Le Porge, France

Session's Rate:

Wind direction: No wind

Wind Strength: Glassy

Nb waves ridden: 16

Length of the surf session: 120 min

Surfboard ridden: 5'8" fish

Weather and water temp: Air : 4°C ! Water: 11°C

Waves height: 1.0m-1.5m / 3ft-5ft

Waves Quality:
- Powerful
- Fast
- Tubular

Waves Shape:
- Walls

Description:

First session of the hier with Zitoun, Dahomey and luke egan. A good surprise at Le Porge with a fast right at hight tide. I got long fast walls. 20 surfers at the line up but everyone was cool. A good session.

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Created: Sunday January 22 2012 02:03:24 PM

Modified: Sunday January 22 2012 02:03:24 PM

Hits: 1692

Session: Good swell

Written by yann show yann profile

Tuesday December 27 2011 10:00:00 AM

Surf spot: Siouville, France

Session's Rate:

Wind direction: Offshore

Wind Strength: Light

Nb waves ridden: 15

Length of the surf session: 90 min

Surfboard ridden: 5'8

Weather and water temp: Air : 9°C. Water: 13°C

Waves height: 1m-1.2m / 3ft-4ft

Waves Quality:
- Fun

Waves Shape:
- Multipeaks

Description:

Haa : a good long swell, 1.2m, 12s

We get a surprisingly good session with fun waves. After 1h30 I was frozen as I got only my 3/2 wetsuit....

http://youtu.be/KMx4PMJHiwY

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Created: Thursday December 29 2011 10:49:47 AM

Modified: Tuesday January 10 2012 05:28:27 PM

Hits: 1928

Session: Not so bad

Written by yann show yann profile

Monday December 26 2011 10:00:00 AM

Surf spot: Siouville, France

Session's Rate:

Wind direction: Onshore

Wind Strength: Established

Nb waves ridden: 15

Length of the surf session: 90 min

Surfboard ridden: 5'8

Weather and water temp: Air : 9°C. Water: 13°C

Waves height: 1m-1.2m / 3ft-4ft

Waves Quality:
- Ordinary

Waves Shape:
- Multipeaks

Description:

It seem pretty ugly but, despite the cross shore wind, it was surfable. I got fun waves even if it was not incredible. Surf with manu jean.

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Created: Thursday December 29 2011 10:47:26 AM

Modified: Tuesday January 10 2012 05:27:22 PM

Hits: 1821

Session: Desillusion

Written by yann show yann profile

Sunday November 27 2011 02:30:00 PM

Surf spot: Montalivet, France

Session's Rate:

Wind direction: Offshore

Wind Strength: Glassy

Nb waves ridden: 10

Length of the surf session: 80 min

Surfboard ridden: 6'4

Weather and water temp: Air:15°C. Water : 16°C

Waves height: 1.0m-1.5m / 3ft-5ft

Waves Quality:
- Soft
- Ordinary

Waves Shape:
- Multipeaks
- Close out

Description:

I expected a classic session with tibok and zitoune : solid swell, offshore as the week (and i didn't surfed). Carcans : solid waves, no banks. Hourtin : possible surf but impossible to go out. Montalivet : surfable but bad and waves were too small to be surfable at le Gurp.

So it was a lot of road for a desapointing session...

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Created: Monday November 28 2011 09:34:45 PM

Modified: Monday November 28 2011 09:35:09 PM

Hits: 1705

Session: Whaou

Written by yann show yann profile

Sunday November 13 2011 03:00:00 PM

Surf spot: Grand Crohot, France

Session's Rate:

Wind direction: Offshore

Wind Strength: Light

Nb waves ridden: 12

Length of the surf session: 80 min

Surfboard ridden: 5'8"

Weather and water temp: Air : 21°C. Water : 18°C

Waves height: 1.0m-1.5m / 3ft-5ft

Waves Quality:
- Fast
- Hollow

Waves Shape:
- Bowl

Description:

Only 2 peas on the whole beach but one of the 2 was really good : a right on the shore break were hollow but rippable. 15 surfers but it was ok. A good session.

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Created: Monday November 14 2011 08:47:14 AM

Modified: Monday November 14 2011 08:47:14 AM

Hits: 1173

Session: warm water and swell

Written by yann show yann profile

Saturday November 12 2011 02:30:00 PM

Surf spot: Le Gurp, France

Session's Rate:

Wind direction: Offshore

Wind Strength: Established

Nb waves ridden: 15

Length of the surf session: 120 min

Surfboard ridden: 6'4"

Weather and water temp: Air :21°C. Water : 17°C (mid november ?)

Waves height: 1.5m-2m /5ft-6ft

Waves Quality:
- Powerful
- Fast
- Hollow

Waves Shape:
- Walls

Description:

 Wonderful waves : I was alone on my peak (a lot of close outs but some opened and it was good). 2 tubes ! Waves were around 1.5m sometimes 2m.

On the other peaks the locals were really angry and stupid with people. A shame.

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Created: Monday November 14 2011 08:43:51 AM

Modified: Monday November 14 2011 08:43:51 AM

Hits: 1301

Session: Funny

Written by yann show yann profile

Sunday November 6 2011 01:30:00 PM

Surf spot: Cap Ferret Chenal, France

Session's Rate:

Wind direction: Offshore

Wind Strength: Light

Nb waves ridden: 20

Length of the surf session: 120 min

Surfboard ridden: 5'8

Weather and water temp: Air: 15°C. Water : 17°C

Waves height: Less than 1m / 3ft

Waves Quality:
- Ledgey
- Bumpy

Waves Shape:
- Bowl

Description:

It's the first time I surfed this spot. And it's fun. You need at leasta2.5 m West swell or a 3.5m NW and winds from SE to N (! ). Punchy bowls with long waves sometimes.

A fun session

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Created: Sunday November 6 2011 09:07:42 PM

Modified: Monday November 14 2011 08:44:12 AM

Hits: 1633

Session: Mouais...

Written by yann show yann profile

Friday October 28 2011 09:30:00 AM

Surf spot: Penhors, France

Session's Rate:

Wind direction: Offshore

Wind Strength: Established

Nb waves ridden: 5

Length of the surf session: 60 min

Surfboard ridden: 5'8

Weather and water temp: Air: 14°C. Water: 17°C

Waves height: Less than 1m / 3ft

Waves Quality:
- Soft

Waves Shape:
- Multipeaks

Description:

The swell drop down very quickly from 1.5m the day before to nearly nothing.

Nethermind, I went in the water with the kid : it was perfect to learn to surf.

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Created: Tuesday November 1 2011 11:35:06 AM

Modified: Tuesday November 1 2011 11:35:27 AM

Hits: 1664

Session: Long waves

Written by yann show yann profile

Thursday October 27 2011 11:28:32 AM

Surf spot: La Torche, France

Session's Rate:

Wind direction: Offshore

Wind Strength: Light

Nb waves ridden: 15

Length of the surf session: 120 min

Surfboard ridden: 6'4"

Weather and water temp: Air : 15°C. Water: 17°C

Waves height: 1.5m / 5ft

Waves Quality:
- Fun

Waves Shape:
- Walls

Description:

Nearly no one in the water and good waves at the very low tide. I got really fun waves to surf with 2 long ones (from the outside to the beach !)

My best session in Britanny.

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and the right :

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A good drop

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Created: Tuesday November 1 2011 11:32:10 AM

Modified: Tuesday November 1 2011 11:32:10 AM

Hits: 1769

Session: not bad

Written by yann show yann profile

Wednesday October 26 2011 03:00:00 PM

Surf spot: La Torche, France

Session's Rate:

Wind direction: Offshore

Wind Strength: Established

Nb waves ridden: 10

Length of the surf session: 90 min

Surfboard ridden: 6'4"

Waves height: 1m-1.2m / 3ft-4ft

Waves Quality:
- Soft
- Fun

Waves Shape:
- Walls

Description:

THe tide was high (coef 111 !) and waves were still rippable. The only problem was the crowd...

I got some long waves but they were notvery hollow.

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Created: Tuesday November 1 2011 11:28:11 AM

Modified: Tuesday November 1 2011 11:28:11 AM

Hits: 1500

Session: Early and solid

Written by yann show yann profile

Tuesday October 25 2011 09:30:00 AM

Surf spot: Saint Tugen, France

Session's Rate:

Wind direction: Offshore

Wind Strength: Established

Nb waves ridden: 5

Length of the surf session: 60 min

Surfboard ridden: 6'4"

Weather and water temp: Air :17°C. Water : 17°C

Waves height: 1.0m-1.5m / 3ft-5ft

Waves Quality:
- Ledgey
- Powerful
- Fast
- Hollow

Waves Shape:
- Close out

Description:

Still a solid swell with a north wind. Saint Tugen has asolid swell. Only few waves opened. A good session but only few drops.

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Created: Tuesday November 1 2011 11:24:53 AM

Modified: Tuesday November 1 2011 11:24:53 AM

Hits: 1340

Session: pretty solid

Written by yann show yann profile

Monday October 24 2011 03:00:00 PM

Surf spot: La Torche, France

Session's Rate:

Wind direction: Offshore

Wind Strength: Established

Nb waves ridden: 5

Length of the surf session: 60 min

Surfboard ridden: 6'8"

Weather and water temp: Air : 17°c. Water : 17°c

Waves height: 2m-2.5m / 6ft-8ft

Waves Quality:
- Powerful
- Bumpy

Waves Shape:
- Walls

Description:

The swell was solid and long : I had some good hold downs. There were a lot of people and it was difficult to take some waves between the SUP and the longboards.

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Created: Tuesday November 1 2011 11:21:40 AM

Modified: Tuesday November 1 2011 11:21:40 AM

Hits: 1399

Session: bad then good

Written by yann show yann profile

Wednesday October 12 2011 08:30:00 AM

Surf spot: Grand Crohot, France

Session's Rate:

Wind direction: Onshore

Wind Strength: Established

Nb waves ridden: 20

Length of the surf session: 180 min

Surfboard ridden: 5'8

Weather and water temp: Air : 18°C. Water : 19°C

Waves height: 1m-1.2m / 3ft-4ft

Waves Quality:
- Fast
- Hollow

Waves Shape:
- Walls

Description:

I expected good conditions but I found only poor close outs when I arrived.I went to right. Then little by little, conditions improved themselves. I catched few hollow rights (grab and also :-) ). I went out after 2 hours and saw far away a good left-right. I got two good lefts then several good rights with several turns.

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Created: Wednesday October 12 2011 09:22:06 PM

Modified: Wednesday October 12 2011 09:22:37 PM

Hits: 1159

Session: onshore and fun

Written by yann show yann profile

Sunday October 9 2011 01:00:00 PM

Surf spot: Grand Crohot, France

Session's Rate:

Wind direction: Onshore

Wind Strength: Light

Nb waves ridden: 6

Length of the surf session: 60 min

Surfboard ridden: 5'8"

Weather and water temp: Air : 18°C. Water : 20°C

Waves height: 1.0m-1.5m / 3ft-5ft

Waves Quality:
- Bumpy

Waves Shape:
- Multipeaks

Description:

I expected beautiful offshore swell but we saw an accident on the road  and we were late : the wind has turned. And the peak was not very clear. I catched few ones. 

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Created: Wednesday October 12 2011 09:11:09 PM

Modified: Wednesday October 12 2011 09:11:09 PM

Hits: 872

Session: Beautiful sunshine

Written by yann show yann profile

Friday September 30 2011 07:00:00 PM

Surf spot: Grand Crohot, France

Session's Rate:

Wind direction: No wind

Wind Strength: Glassy

Nb waves ridden: 10

Length of the surf session: 60 min

Surfboard ridden: 5'8

Weather and water temp: Air : 30°C (!) Water : 20°C (!)

Waves height: 1.0m-1.5m / 3ft-5ft

Waves Quality:
- Powerful
- Fast

Waves Shape:
- Close out

Description:

Everything was perfect : the sun, the swell, the wind but the tide was way too high!

So waves were big close outs. but I get after some few right bombs. And they were good !!!

 

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Created: Wednesday October 12 2011 09:06:30 PM

Modified: Wednesday October 12 2011 09:12:00 PM

Hits: 979

Session: Good but the tide was fast

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Tuesday September 27 2011 02:00:00 PM

Surf spot: Le Porge, France

Session's Rate:

Wind direction: Offshore

Wind Strength: Established

Nb waves ridden: 20

Length of the surf session: 120 min

Surfboard ridden: 5'8

Weather and water temp: Air : 29°C. Water : 20°C

Waves height: Less than 1m / 3ft

Waves Quality:
- Fun
- Hollow

Waves Shape:
- Bowl

Description:

All the signals were ok but the swell was dropping down and the tide has a 109 (!) coef...

I came just 2 hours after the low tide and I got just for 30mn a really good A peak. After I came near the border and found a fun righthander shorebreak.

 A good session even if it was not paradise because of the tide

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yb110927porge008 hé hé

yb110927porge009 and the right

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Created: Tuesday September 27 2011 06:41:30 PM

Modified: Tuesday September 27 2011 06:41:49 PM

Hits: 1875

Session: Mouais mais c'est l'été

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Sunday September 25 2011 02:00:00 PM

Surf spot: Biscarrosse, France

Session's Rate:

Wind direction: Onshore

Wind Strength: Light

Nb waves ridden: 20

Length of the surf session: 120 min

Surfboard ridden: 5'8" fish

Weather and water temp: Air : 25°C. Water : 20°C (!)

Waves height: 1m-1.2m / 3ft-4ft

Waves Quality:
- Fun
- Bumpy

Waves Shape:
- Walls
- Bowl

Description:

A mellow session in two rounds : first round in a opening shorebreak (my training at La piste was good for me !)

After, I went to a mellow right which closed often. But I got few rights and two relly good lefts (I am hungry of lefts !!!!)

yb110925bisca024 the shorebreak in the foreground

yb110925bisca022 the right

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Created: Tuesday September 27 2011 06:22:54 PM

Modified: Tuesday September 27 2011 06:22:54 PM

Hits: 1158

Session: A little disappointed

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Friday September 9 2011 02:00:00 PM

Surf spot: Le Porge, France

Session's Rate:

Wind direction: Offshore

Wind Strength: Light

Nb waves ridden: 20

Length of the surf session: 195 min

Surfboard ridden: 5'8

Weather and water temp: Air : 28°C. Water : 21°C

Waves height: 1.0m-1.5m / 3ft-5ft

Description:

Every things seemed allright :good swell, good sandbanks, sun and offshore... But the tide was too high  and waves were a little powerless.I stayed 3h in the water, abit disappointed but the water is so warm that the session was good enough.

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Created: Sunday September 11 2011 01:58:32 PM

Modified: Sunday September 11 2011 02:00:17 PM

Hits: 1374

Session: I didn't have the level

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Tuesday September 6 2011 01:00:00 PM

Surf spot: La Piste, France

Session's Rate:

Wind direction: Offshore

Wind Strength: Light

Nb waves ridden: 3

Length of the surf session: 60 min

Surfboard ridden: 6'4

Weather and water temp: Air : 25°C. Water: 21°C

Waves height: 2m-2.5m / 6ft-8ft

Waves Quality:
- Ledgey
- Powerful
- Fast
- Hollow
- Tubular
- Mutant

Waves Shape:
- Walls
- One peak
- Multipeaks
- Bowl
- Close out

Description:

We went with Mitch to Capbreton - Le Santocha. It was ridiculously crowded. We got some close outs and Mitch some incredible clos out tubes. ON my last one, I took a good right and was pretty proud but I finished near the big blockaus and the nightmare began. The rip was taking you directly under the blockaus and I couldn't escape. I struggled for several minutes to avoid to be blocked uneder the blockaus.

Scary.

After we went to la Piste : the level in the water was just incredible. Long and massive tubes, 360 aerials !

But when I went at the lineup, I realized my level was not enough to surf in a good security here (you can recognize it when you ask yourself at the lineup : "how I can come back to the shore ?"  I just came back and stopped the session?. Netherless, the show was incredible.

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Created: Sunday September 11 2011 11:14:07 AM

Modified: Sunday September 11 2011 02:01:13 PM

Hits: 1834

Session: I tested myself

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Tuesday September 6 2011 10:00:00 AM

Surf spot: La Nord, France

Session's Rate:

Wind direction: Offshore

Wind Strength: Established

Nb waves ridden: 5

Length of the surf session: 75 min

Surfboard ridden: 6'8

Weather and water temp: Air : 21°C. Water : 21°C

Waves height: 2.5m-3m / 8ft-10ft

Waves Quality:
- Ledgey
- Powerful

Waves Shape:
- Walls

Description:

The swell and the offshore were announced. I went to meet Mitch who was there for one week. We went to the beach and ouch : it was big ! I hesitated to go into the water but Mitch just went. I followed...

At the peak, it's impressive : massive ! I took 5 waves, my first was the best and the biggest. My 6'8" was too short, I should have take my 7'3". You need full commitment to take off. It was the most powerful waves I ever took.

2 ghost sets took me underwater : I recognize I was scaried.

I have passed the test  and the spot is truly not for beginners.

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I took 2 waves like this : ouch...

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Created: Sunday September 11 2011 11:05:16 AM

Modified: Sunday September 11 2011 11:05:38 AM

Hits: 2065

Session: One kilometer

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Thursday September 1 2011 07:00:00 PM

Surf spot: Mascaret St Pardon, France

Session's Rate:

Wind direction: Offshore

Wind Strength: Glassy

Nb waves ridden: 1

Length of the surf session: 0:40 min

Surfboard ridden: 9'6" longboard

Waves height: Less than 1m / 3ft

Waves Quality:
- Mushy
- Fun

Waves Shape:
- Walls

Description:

Haaa, still with Mitch and Olivier : we tried the Mascaret after an incredible storm.We stay on the left side but it was a mistake as the good start was at the opposite border. Nethermind, I catched the wave and YES surfed it for one kilometer. So much fun !

It was a "one wave session" ;-)

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Created: Saturday September 3 2011 02:18:25 PM

Modified: Saturday September 3 2011 02:18:25 PM

Hits: 1631

Session: Windy

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Sunday August 28 2011 03:00:00 PM

Surf spot: Lacanau, France

Session's Rate:

Wind direction: Onshore

Wind Strength: Strong

Nb waves ridden: 10

Length of the surf session: 60 min

Surfboard ridden: 5'8" fish

Weather and water temp: Air : 25°C. Water: 21°C

Waves height: 1m-1.2m / 3ft-4ft

Waves Quality:
- Mushy

Waves Shape:
- Walls

Description:

With Mitch and Olivier, we went to surf at Lacanau but the thermic wind was on. Just a little session to say we have surfed but nothing exciting compared to the morning session.

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Created: Saturday September 3 2011 02:10:24 PM

Modified: Saturday September 3 2011 02:10:24 PM

Hits: 1834

Session: Hollow !

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Sunday August 28 2011 07:30:00 AM

Surf spot: La vache morte, France

Session's Rate:

Wind direction: Offshore

Wind Strength: Light

Nb waves ridden: 20

Length of the surf session: 180 min

Surfboard ridden: 5'8

Weather and water temp: Air : 9°C !!!. Water : 21°C

Waves height: 1.0m-1.5m / 3ft-5ft

Waves Quality:
- Ledgey
- Powerful
- Fast
- Hollow
- Tubular

Waves Shape:
- Multipeaks
- Close out

Description:

It was the first day of good surfing since a long time. 1.20m - 1,5 m, not prfect as it was multipeak and the sandbanks have moved but the waves were powerful. A lot of them closed out but sometimes, it was more than good !

I remenber my very first wave (good left) then at the end of the session : 2 big left tubes !!! and a good grab on my last waves, a right.

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Created: Saturday September 3 2011 02:03:14 PM

Modified: Saturday September 3 2011 02:08:06 PM

Hits: 1158

Session: small summer

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Sunday August 21 2011 12:30:00 PM

Surf spot: Grand Crohot, France

Session's Rate:

Wind direction: Onshore

Wind Strength: Light

Nb waves ridden: 15

Length of the surf session: 75 min

Surfboard ridden: 5'8

Weather and water temp: Air: 33°C. Water:21°C

Waves height: Less than 1m / 3ft

Waves Quality:
- Soft
- Ordinary

Waves Shape:
- One peak

Description:

We waited for the swell but it stayed small... The waves were small and still no really good sandbanks.

A small but fun summer session.

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Created: Sunday August 21 2011 05:15:45 PM

Modified: Sunday August 21 2011 05:16:04 PM

Hits: 1069

Session: Good but not perfect

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Saturday August 13 2011 07:15:00 AM

Surf spot: Le Bayle Nord, France

Session's Rate:

Wind direction: Offshore

Wind Strength: Light

Nb waves ridden: 25

Length of the surf session: 180 min

Surfboard ridden: 5'8" fish

Weather and water temp: Air : 22°C. Water: 20°C

Waves height: 1m-1.2m / 3ft-4ft

Waves Quality:
- Fast

Waves Shape:
- Multipeaks
- Close out

Description:

A good spot and the waves were nearly good. A little disappointed...

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Created: Saturday August 13 2011 06:50:52 PM

Modified: Saturday August 13 2011 06:50:52 PM

Hits: 1271

Session: fun

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Friday August 12 2011 10:00:00 AM

Surf spot: Grand Crohot, France

Session's Rate:

Wind direction: Onshore

Wind Strength: Light

Nb waves ridden: 20

Length of the surf session: 120 min

Surfboard ridden: 5'8

Weather and water temp: Air : 24°C. Water : 20°C

Waves height: 1m-1.2m / 3ft-4ft

Waves Quality:
- Ledgey
- Powerful

Waves Shape:
- Multipeaks

Description:

It was better than it look even the waves were short. A good session.

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Created: Saturday August 13 2011 06:45:57 PM

Modified: Saturday August 13 2011 06:51:20 PM

Hits: 878

Session: Bad choice

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Friday August 12 2011 07:30:00 AM

Surf spot: Grand Crohot, France

Session's Rate:

Wind direction: Onshore

Wind Strength: Established

Nb waves ridden: 10

Length of the surf session: 75 min

Surfboard ridden: 5'8

Weather and water temp: Air : 18°C. Water : 20°C

Waves height: 1m-1.2m / 3ft-4ft

Waves Quality:
- Bumpy

Waves Shape:
- Bowl

Description:

Bad choice : wrong wind condition,wrong sandbanks, wrong timing...

Forget it...

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Created: Saturday August 13 2011 06:48:27 PM

Modified: Saturday August 13 2011 06:51:50 PM

Hits: 884

Session: Good !

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Saturday August 6 2011 08:00:00 AM

Surf spot: Grand Crohot, France

Session's Rate:

Wind direction: Offshore

Wind Strength: Light

Nb waves ridden: 25

Length of the surf session: 165 min

Surfboard ridden: 5'8" fish

Weather and water temp: Air : 21°C. Water: 20°C

Waves height: 1m-1.2m / 3ft-4ft

Waves Quality:
- Fast
- Hollow

Waves Shape:
- Multipeaks

Description:

The swell was not perfect but they were enough waves to have good time. it was multipeak, with short waves but hollow ones.

I have done a tube, and also a small funny aerial. A good session  with a good atmosphere even they were a lot of surfers.

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Created: Sunday August 7 2011 09:03:12 PM

Modified: Sunday August 7 2011 09:03:12 PM

Hits: 938

Session: too hungry of waves

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Thursday August 4 2011 07:00:00 PM

Surf spot: Grand Crohot, France

Session's Rate:

Wind direction: Onshore

Wind Strength: Light

Nb waves ridden: 10

Length of the surf session: 0:45 min

Surfboard ridden: 5'8" fish

Weather and water temp: Air:24°C. Water:20°c

Waves height: Less than 1m / 3ft

Waves Quality:
- Soft
- Bumpy

Waves Shape:
- Multipeaks

Description:

Bad waves, bad winds... but it was after work, the water was warm and I just wanted to surf !

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Created: Sunday August 7 2011 08:59:27 PM

Modified: Sunday August 7 2011 08:59:27 PM

Hits: 927

Session: Hungry

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Friday July 29 2011 06:30:00 AM

Surf spot: Grand Crohot, France

Session's Rate:

Wind direction: Onshore

Wind Strength: Glassy

Nb waves ridden: 15

Length of the surf session: 90 min

Surfboard ridden: 5'8" fish

Waves height: Less than 1m / 3ft

Waves Quality:
- Fun

Waves Shape:
- Multipeaks

Description:

With no waves since a long time, there were a lot of surfers early in the morning. I just wanted to surf even if the waves were not very good.

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Created: Saturday August 6 2011 08:50:28 PM

Modified: Saturday August 6 2011 08:50:28 PM

Hits: 1008

Session: Los locos alone !

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Friday July 22 2011 06:45:00 AM

Surf spot: Los Locos, Spain

Session's Rate:

Wind direction: No wind

Wind Strength: Glassy

Nb waves ridden: 15

Length of the surf session: 90 min

Surfboard ridden: 5'8" fish

Weather and water temp: Air: 15°C. water : 19°C

Waves height: 1m-1.2m / 3ft-4ft

Waves Quality:
- Fun
- Powerful
- Fast

Waves Shape:
- One peak

Description:

Maybe the spanish surfers doesn't like to wake up early : I stayed alone in the water with a very good los locos for me alone.

I even passed a aerial...

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Photos don't show the quality : I just took to bad photos and ran to the ocean.

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Created: Sunday July 24 2011 06:00:56 PM

Modified: Sunday July 24 2011 06:00:56 PM

Hits: 1694

Session: Good onshore waves

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Thursday July 21 2011 05:30:00 PM

Surf spot: Los Locos, Spain

Session's Rate:

Wind direction: Onshore

Wind Strength: Light

Nb waves ridden: 10

Length of the surf session: 60 min

Surfboard ridden: 6'4

Weather and water temp: Air: 20°C (in July !). water : 19°C

Waves height: 1.0m-1.5m / 3ft-5ft

Waves Quality:
- Powerful
- Fast
- Hollow

Description:

Los locos is a very good spot with a strong localism. I kept a low profile and got those famous waves : hollow right or left, short but intense.

I came here 10 years before with no surfboard ! So this was my revenge. The place is just beautiful and the waves juste good. The wave doesn't support more than 5-6 surfers...

yb110721loslocos (1)  yb110721loslocos (2)me at the start after a big drop and before the hollow...

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Created: Sunday July 24 2011 05:57:09 PM

Modified: Sunday July 24 2011 05:57:27 PM

Hits: 1368

Session: 1:30

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Saturday July 16 2011 09:00:00 AM

Surf spot: Foz do Arelho, Portugal

Session's Rate:

Wind direction: Onshore

Wind Strength: Established

Nb waves ridden: 15

Length of the surf session: 90 min

Surfboard ridden: 5'8" fish

Waves height: 1.0m-1.5m / 3ft-5ft

Waves Quality:
- Ledgey
- Powerful

Waves Shape:
- Multipeaks

Description:

The weather isvery bad alon the atlantic coast since 2 weeks ! My trip in Portugal is very bad for the surf (hopefully only for the surf) : Just on medium session in 10 days !

Foz do Arelho is a good powerful beachbreak. I got onshore waves. Not very good but enough for me after one month without good surf.

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Created: Sunday July 24 2011 05:52:00 PM

Modified: Sunday July 24 2011 05:52:00 PM

Hits: 2614

Session: Good summer

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Sunday June 26 2011 09:00:00 AM

Surf spot: Biscarrosse, France

Session's Rate:

Wind direction: Offshore

Wind Strength: Light

Nb waves ridden: 15

Length of the surf session: 75 min

Surfboard ridden: 5'8

Weather and water temp: Air: 22°C. Water: 19°C

Waves height: Less than 1m / 3ft

Waves Quality:
- Fun

Waves Shape:
- Walls

Description:

I got small fun peaky waves. Nearly alone for 45mn ! I surfed with good carves on this fun wall

 a good session

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Created: Sunday July 24 2011 05:47:42 PM

Modified: Sunday July 24 2011 05:52:16 PM

Hits: 1234

Session: With the kids

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Monday June 13 2011 11:00:00 AM

Surf spot: Hendaye, France

Session's Rate:

Wind direction: Onshore

Wind Strength: Established

Nb waves ridden: 8

Length of the surf session: 0:45 min

Surfboard ridden: 5'8" fish

Waves height: Less than 1m / 3ft

Waves Quality:
- Mushy
- Soft
- Bumpy

Description:

Bad waves but I was with the kids. A fun session.

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Created: Saturday June 18 2011 12:49:13 PM

Modified: Saturday June 18 2011 12:49:13 PM

Hits: 1778

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