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Session: long small swell

Written by yann show yann profile

Wednesday October 24 2012 09:00:00 AM

Surf spot: Biscarrosse, France

Session's Rate:

Wind direction: Offshore

Wind Strength: Light

Nb waves ridden: 22

Length of the surf session: 120 min

Surfboard ridden: 5'11"

Weather and water temp: Air : 9°C to 18°C. Water: 18°C

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

Waves Quality:
- Fun

Waves Shape:
- Walls
- Multipeaks

Description:

Fun "summer" day in october. The swell was long 12s, and waves were smaller than expected. The swell was so long that sandbanks didn't worked perfectly but waves were enough good.

I got fun cover up even if there was a lack of power.

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Created: Wednesday October 24 2012 04:52:24 PM

Modified: Wednesday October 24 2012 04:52:24 PM

Hits: 2185

Session: Close-outs but good

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Saturday October 6 2012 09:30:00 AM

Surf spot: Grand Crohot, France

Session's Rate:

Wind direction: Offshore

Wind Strength: Light

Nb waves ridden: 20

Length of the surf session: 120 min

Surfboard ridden: 5'11"

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

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

Waves Quality:
- Fast

Waves Shape:
- Multipeaks

Description:

I came back here to verify if the sandbanks get better : not, it's still pretty bad... But the waves were good and 1 wave on 3, it was a good hollow run !

I got my BEST and most technical backside tube in my life : jump on my front feet (parallel to the stringer, important point), the backside arm in the wave face to slow down and the speed control. I was very happy because it means that I have recovered all my balance and it's maybe the best news.

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And during the afternonn, I took a small airplane along the whole coast from montalivet to biscarrosse to find new sandbanks.... pretty efficient....

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Created: Sunday October 7 2012 02:43:37 PM

Modified: Sunday October 7 2012 02:43:37 PM

Hits: 2090

Session: surf again !

Written by yann show yann profile

Sunday September 30 2012 09:00:00 AM

Surf spot: Biscarrosse, France

Session's Rate:

Wind direction: Offshore

Wind Strength: Light

Nb waves ridden: 23

Length of the surf session: 120 min

Surfboard ridden: 6'4"

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

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

Waves Quality:
- Fast

Description:

With Loig. My balance was improving. I still needed to take my 6'4".

Waves didn't opened so much but it was good to surf. Got some hollow ones but I surfed them badly.

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Created: Sunday October 7 2012 02:29:19 PM

Modified: Sunday October 7 2012 02:29:19 PM

Hits: 2081

Session: Crowded

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Thursday September 20 2012 09:00:00 AM

Surf spot: Le Pin Sec, 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 : 18°C. Water: 19°C

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

Waves Quality:
- Fast

Waves Shape:
- Bowl

Description:

First session since a long time. No sandbanks along the coast except here:  it's crowded. The locals are angry...

I got good waves but my balance is still very very bad...

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Created: Sunday October 7 2012 02:21:46 PM

Modified: Sunday October 7 2012 02:21:46 PM

Hits: 2365

Session: bof

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Monday September 3 2012 10:00:00 AM

Surf spot: Moliets Golf, France

Session's Rate:

Wind direction: Onshore

Wind Strength: Light

Nb waves ridden: 5

Length of the surf session: 0:45 min

Surfboard ridden: 5'11

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

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

Waves Quality:
- Ledgey
- Fast

Waves Shape:
- Walls
- Close out

Description:

With the low tide, the waves closed out. Too late... One or 2 good waves

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Created: Sunday October 7 2012 02:24:11 PM

Modified: Sunday October 7 2012 02:24:40 PM

Hits: 2458

Session: Wonderful

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Sunday August 12 2012 06:00:00 AM

Surf spot: Hungry, Japan

Session's Rate:

Wind direction: No wind

Wind Strength: Glassy

Nb waves ridden: 6

Length of the surf session: 60 min

Surfboard ridden: 6'0" Fish Maurice Cole

Weather and water temp: Air : 29°C. Water: 26°C

Waves height: 1.5m / 5ft

Waves Quality:
- Fun

Waves Shape:
- Bowl

Description:

Hungry is just the best spot which works on every swell and can be tubular, soft, long, big. Several (and good) locals at the peak : it was hard to catch some waves. A lot of surfer and bodyboarder girls in the water.

I stayed on the left and got some really and long ones : powerful take off but not too hollow, then trimming at full speed to avoid the reef then bottoms and cutbacks...

I could stay at this spot my whole life !

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Created: Sunday October 7 2012 02:08:49 PM

Modified: Sunday October 7 2012 02:08:49 PM

Hits: 3473

Session: Summer beachbreak

Written by yann show yann profile

Saturday August 11 2012 05:30:00 AM

Surf spot: Toudaishita, Japan

Session's Rate:

Wind direction: Offshore

Wind Strength: Established

Nb waves ridden: 8

Length of the surf session: 60 min

Surfboard ridden: 6'0" Fish Maurice Cole

Weather and water temp: Air : 29°C. Water: 26°C

Waves height: 1.5m / 5ft

Waves Quality:
- Fun

Waves Shape:
- Walls

Description:

Low tide (better), 1,5m waves, long rides on the rights with a lot of locals. I met Peter the english surfer.

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Created: Sunday October 7 2012 01:58:43 PM

Modified: Sunday October 7 2012 01:58:43 PM

Hits: 2839

Session: fun reef

Written by yann show yann profile

Friday August 10 2012 04:00:00 PM

Surf spot: Toudaishita, Japan

Session's Rate:

Wind direction: Offshore

Wind Strength: Light

Nb waves ridden: 5

Length of the surf session: 0:30 min

Surfboard ridden: 6'0" Fish Maurice Cole

Weather and water temp: Air : 29°C. Water: 26°C

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

Waves Quality:
- Soft
- Ordinary
- Fun

Waves Shape:
- Bowl

Description:

Toudaishita is a spectacular spot. I went to the soft reef on the left. Waves were a bit powerless but it was good o surf (espacially a new spot)

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Created: Sunday October 7 2012 01:51:04 PM

Modified: Sunday October 7 2012 01:51:04 PM

Hits: 3118

Session: small onshore

Written by yann show yann profile

Friday August 10 2012 02:00:00 PM

Surf spot: Hotel Mae, Japan

Session's Rate:

Wind direction: Onshore

Wind Strength: Established

Nb waves ridden: 5

Length of the surf session: 0:45 min

Surfboard ridden: 6'0

Weather and water temp: Air : 29°C. Water: 26°C

Waves height: Less than 1m / 3ft

Waves Quality:
- Mushy
- Bumpy

Waves Shape:
- Multipeaks

Description:

Surf for fun. The landscape was amazing, not the waves. Small onshore waves. Good for my children.

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Created: Sunday October 7 2012 01:05:18 PM

Modified: Sunday October 7 2012 01:07:29 PM

Hits: 3105

Session: Paradise

Written by yann show yann profile

Friday August 10 2012 09:00:00 AM

Surf spot: Rock, Japan

Session's Rate:

Wind direction: No wind

Wind Strength: Glassy

Nb waves ridden: 6

Length of the surf session: 60 min

Surfboard ridden: 6'0

Weather and water temp: Air : 29°C. Water: 26°C

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

Waves Quality:
- Fast
- Tubular

Waves Shape:
- Walls

Description:

We came on the island of Tanagashima the night before. I didn't kew if the surf was good : I just cruised along the coast to find the surf spots. The swell was forecasted from the south which was not very good.

Waves along the coast were windy... I arrived at Rock which is maybe the best wave, a pointbreak on boulders. It worked ! Beautiful 1m - 1.20m lines opened with only 5 surfers. Waves were infrequent. I let my daughters on the harbour (the fishermen came to discuss with them...).

The right is pretty shallow but very regular : I tak off, seeing the boulders underwater going throuh....

This session is one of my best session in my life !

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Created: Sunday October 7 2012 12:52:33 PM

Modified: Sunday October 7 2012 01:59:07 PM

Hits: 3087

Session: Lonely session

Written by yann show yann profile

Thursday August 9 2012 05:30:00 AM

Surf spot: Oniguchi, Japan

Session's Rate:

Wind direction: No wind

Wind Strength: Glassy

Nb waves ridden: 10

Length of the surf session: 75 min

Surfboard ridden: 6'0

Weather and water temp: Air : 29°C. Water: 26°C

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

Waves Quality:
- Powerful

Waves Shape:
- Walls

Description:

The swell was more powerful than yesterday and I was alone. I hesitated to surf alone with my borken leash. Rip were very strong and if I will have a problem, I will be completely alone.

I finally went into the water. Lefts looked beautiful and tubular but I stayed on the right where rips were less strong.I got 10 wave. A pretty mental session...

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Created: Sunday October 7 2012 12:35:51 PM

Modified: Sunday October 7 2012 12:39:57 PM

Hits: 2060

Session: Big with the Yakuza...

Written by yann show yann profile

Wednesday August 8 2012 04:30:00 PM

Surf spot: Oniguchi, Japan

Session's Rate:

Wind direction: Onshore

Wind Strength: Light

Nb waves ridden: 5

Length of the surf session: 0:45 min

Surfboard ridden: 6'0" Fish Maurice Cole

Weather and water temp: Air : 29°C. Water: 26°C

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

Waves Quality:
- Powerful

Waves Shape:
- Walls

Description:

After visiting Kyushu, I came back at the same spot to catch few waves. I discovered a Hummer at the little parking. A Hummer ? in Japan where there is only very naarrow roads ?

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When I came on the beach, the swell was bigger : a solid 1.5m - 2m with 5 surfers. I jumped in the water with my yellow-old-with-a-rope board. The surfers had dark regards covered with tatoos. Tatoos in Japan are done by Yakuza. It explained the hummer - Gloups -

So I stayed as a little mouse...And managed to take 5 beautiful and big rights ! It was a very good surf.

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I finished at the end of the day in the most beautiful hot bath I have ever found in Japan ("healthy land") : you watch 2 mountains, the pacific and the Kaimon Dake in a large 270° landscape.

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Created: Sunday October 7 2012 12:26:44 PM

Modified: Sunday October 7 2012 12:26:44 PM

Hits: 1670

Session: What a surprise !

Written by yann show yann profile

Wednesday August 8 2012 12:05:25 PM

Surf spot: Oniguchi, Japan

Session's Rate:

Wind direction: No wind

Wind Strength: Glassy

Nb waves ridden: 10

Length of the surf session: 0:50 min

Surfboard ridden: 6'0" Fish Maurice Cole

Weather and water temp: Air : 29°C. Water: 26°C

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

Waves Quality:
- Fun

Waves Shape:
- Walls

Description:

I didn't expect any waves in this area of Kyushu but there was a big typhoon just 2 days before. I woke up at 5h30 and tried to go the the beach near the Kaimon Dake (a wonderful volcanoe looking like the Fujisan). I drove along the coast without being able to come close to the beach. On a big bridge, I discovered that there were some waves but no access ! I continued until I just turn left towards the sea... ANd It was rewarding : I just arrived at maybe the best sandbank around !

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Beautiful 1.20m waves, no winds and few surfers. On the main peak, I took 3 waves and finished in a big shore break when my leash (2 years old in Japan) broke...argh !!!

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And the waves were still good ! 

I just took a small rope on the beach and went back to surf on a different peak.

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I was so happy to surf at least ont time in Japan !

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Created: Sunday October 7 2012 12:14:47 PM

Modified: Sunday October 7 2012 12:14:47 PM

Hits: 1908

Session: summer

Written by yann show yann profile

Tuesday July 24 2012 10:00:00 AM

Surf spot: Grand Crohot, France

Session's Rate:

Wind direction: No wind

Wind Strength: Glassy

Nb waves ridden: 18

Length of the surf session: 90 min

Surfboard ridden: 5'11

Weather and water temp: Air : 27°C. Water : 19°C

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

Waves Quality:
- Fun

Waves Shape:
- Multipeaks

Description:

Just after the tide, NW swell 10s. I found a nearly good sandbank. The left was fun for 45mn : you could have 4 or 5 tricks. I have done fun carving.

After the right started to work but there were a lot of surfers and a surfchool.

A good session in the middle of the summer !

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Created: Tuesday July 24 2012 01:40:12 PM

Modified: Tuesday July 24 2012 01:40:27 PM

Hits: 1625

Session: Fun

Written by yann show yann profile

Friday July 20 2012 06:58:05 PM

Surf spot: Grand Crohot, France

Session's Rate:

Wind direction: No wind

Wind Strength: Glassy

Nb waves ridden: 32 (!)

Length of the surf session: 120 min

Surfboard ridden: 5'11"

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

Waves height: Less than 1m / 3ft

Waves Quality:
- Fun

Waves Shape:
- Multipeaks

Description:

I was not sure to find surf this morning. Woke up early and I arrivedat high tide. Waves were small but fun to surf. I got 32 waves (!) I am in a good shape :-)

2 good waves : one tube and one good carving wall

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Created: Friday July 20 2012 07:01:39 PM

Modified: Friday July 20 2012 07:01:39 PM

Hits: 1908

Session: Small summer

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Wednesday July 18 2012 06:00:00 AM

Surf spot: Grand Crohot, France

Session's Rate:

Wind direction: Offshore

Wind Strength: Glassy

Nb waves ridden: 16

Length of the surf session: 90 min

Surfboard ridden: 5'8"

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

Waves height: Less than 1m / 3ft

Waves Quality:
- Fun

Waves Shape:
- Multipeaks
- Close out

Description:

Early in the morning with Swop. Good waves but a lot of people :25 at 6:30 !

Nethermind it was fun and I got fun lefts with good cutbacks.

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Created: Wednesday July 18 2012 07:09:55 PM

Modified: Wednesday July 18 2012 07:11:59 PM

Hits: 1377

Session: Wonderful summer

Written by yann show yann profile

Monday July 16 2012 08:30:00 AM

Surf spot: Biscarrosse, France

Session's Rate:

Wind direction: Offshore

Wind Strength: Light

Nb waves ridden: 31

Length of the surf session: 150 min

Surfboard ridden: 5'11

Weather and water temp: Air : 18°C (in summer ?). Water: 20°C

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

Waves Quality:
- Fun
- Fast
- Tubular

Description:

What a session ! Low tide, Punchy waves :1m - 1.2m, 3 or 4 sets at 1.5m.

Fun lefts to surf with a lot of tubes. Only 4-5 surfers. I love again the area after several weeks without good surf.

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Created: Monday July 16 2012 01:09:57 PM

Modified: Wednesday July 18 2012 07:09:19 PM

Hits: 1691

Session: Stormy session

Written by yann show yann profile

Wednesday July 4 2012 06:00:00 AM

Surf spot: Grand Crohot, France

Session's Rate:

Wind direction: No wind

Wind Strength: Glassy

Nb waves ridden: 22

Length of the surf session: 120 min

Surfboard ridden: 6'0

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

Waves height: Less than 1m / 3ft

Waves Quality:
- Fun

Waves Shape:
- Multipeaks

Description:

Woke up early and I discover big storms. I hesitated to go. The tide was high but it was surfable and It got good with the lower tide. 

I could try my new board in good wave (2 good close out tubes, one failed aerial )

I had to go out the water for 15min because of a small storm.

 A very good session

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Created: Wednesday July 4 2012 07:58:27 AM

Modified: Wednesday July 4 2012 08:03:34 AM

Hits: 1566

Session: Fun onshore

Written by yann show yann profile

Tuesday July 3 2012 06:30:00 PM

Surf spot: Grand Crohot, France

Session's Rate:

Wind direction: Offshore

Wind Strength: Established

Nb waves ridden: 9

Length of the surf session: 0:45 min

Surfboard ridden: 6'0

Weather and water temp: Air : 24°C. water: 19°C

Waves height: Less than 1m / 3ft

Waves Quality:
- Soft
- Bumpy

Waves Shape:
- Multipeaks

Description:

It was onshore but I was with the kids. It was fun. I tried my new board and I got good sensations.

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Created: Wednesday July 4 2012 07:57:43 AM

Modified: Wednesday July 4 2012 07:39:28 PM

Hits: 1458

Session: Close-outs

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Friday June 29 2012 07:22:09 PM

Surf spot: Le Porge, France

Session's Rate:

Wind direction: Onshore

Wind Strength: Light

Nb waves ridden: 1

Length of the surf session: 0:20 min

Surfboard ridden: 5'8" fish

Weather and water temp: Air ! 24°C. Water : 19°C

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

Waves Quality:
- Ledgey
- Powerful
- Bumpy

Waves Shape:
- Close out

Description:

Only close outs... only one wave. The bad year continues...

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Created: Monday July 2 2012 07:22:19 PM

Modified: Monday July 2 2012 07:24:11 PM

Hits: 2049

Session: Small but fun

Written by yann show yann profile

Sunday June 24 2012 09:50:00 AM

Surf spot: Grand Crohot, France

Session's Rate:

Wind direction: Onshore

Wind Strength: Light

Nb waves ridden: 25

Length of the surf session: 90 min

Surfboard ridden: 5'8

Weather and water temp: Air : 24°C. Water: 19°C

Waves height: Less than 1m / 3ft

Waves Quality:
- Soft
- Fun

Waves Shape:
- Multipeaks

Description:

I didn't expect much and I came to surf with my children. But it was fun and good, enough todo some tricks.

A good family day at the beach.

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Created: Sunday June 24 2012 02:51:15 PM

Modified: Sunday June 24 2012 02:59:19 PM

Hits: 1337

Session: Punchy

Written by yann show yann profile

Saturday June 23 2012 09:00:00 AM

Surf spot: Grand Crohot, France

Session's Rate:

Wind direction: Offshore

Wind Strength: Glassy

Nb waves ridden: 15

Length of the surf session: 90 min

Surfboard ridden: 5'8

Weather and water temp: Air : 24°C. Water: 18°C

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

Waves Quality:
- Powerful
- Fast
- Hollow

Waves Shape:
- Walls
- Close out

Description:

Long powerful swell (1.50m, 9s). It works only at high tide. 1h30mn after : there are only close-outs.

I got punchy waves, 4 tubes (I founbd the exit for 2 of them). I put only 2 stars because I was disappointed by the sandbanks.

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Created: Sunday June 24 2012 03:03:11 PM

Modified: Sunday June 24 2012 03:03:32 PM

Hits: 1290

Session: Sunny session

Written by yann show yann profile

Sunday June 17 2012 04:27:54 PM

Surf spot: Biscarrosse, France

Session's Rate:

Wind direction: Offshore

Wind Strength: Established

Nb waves ridden: 12

Length of the surf session: 120 min

Surfboard ridden: 6'2

Weather and water temp: Air : 27°C. Water : 19°C

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

Waves Quality:
- Powerful
- Fast
- Tubular

Waves Shape:
- Walls

Description:

Still good waves at high tide. It was tubular. I took my "old" board : a thruster 6'2". I didn't surfed it since 4 years...

And it was good. This board need powerful hollow waves. I realized the my surf improved the last 4 years.

I was with Loig and Math

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Created: Sunday June 17 2012 04:30:48 PM

Modified: Sunday June 24 2012 02:51:40 PM

Hits: 1856

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: 1749

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: 1189

Session:

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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: 1455

Session: Waves are back !

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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: 1362

Session: good

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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: 1297

Session: banks are back

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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: 1577

Session: bof

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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: 1583

Session: Correct

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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: 1429

Session: big close outs

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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: 1617

Session: Go south

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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: 1122

Session: Gurp on the rocks

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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: 1475

Session: alone

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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: 1192

Session: Good as usual

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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: 4073

Session: Cold

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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 !

Buddies:

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

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

Hits: 1044

Session: Cold power

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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.

Buddies:

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

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

Hits: 1102

Session: Fast and good

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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: 1775

Session: Good swell

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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: 2016

Session: Not so bad

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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: 1886

Session: Desillusion

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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: 1753

Session: Whaou

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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: 1194

Session: warm water and swell

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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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Buddies:

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

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

Hits: 1338

Session: Funny

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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: 1932

Session: Mouais...

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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: 1727

Session: Long waves

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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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Buddies:

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

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

Hits: 1874

Session: not bad

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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: 1578

Session: Early and solid

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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: 1389

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: 1475

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