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Teiki Mathieu Baillan surfing a self-made Alaya surfboard in Macaroni, Mentawaï, Indonesia. Photo by C. Naslain, 2009.

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 Sable Island

Canada, East Coast

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Datum: WGS84 [ Help ]
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Latitude: 43° 55.728' N
Longitude: 59° 52.56' W

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First, Get a permit to visit the Island from the governement of Canada (Ex:Departement of Fisheries and Oceans of Canada). If you don't have the permit you can't go. Then, you need a boat or helicopter, because Sable Island is around 95 Nautical Miles off-shore. The seas are fierce, and good navigation is mandatory. This is the REAL GRAVEYARD OF THE ATLANTIC. (Not that Outer Banks crap). Again, very trechourous to get there, but well worth it.

English (Translate this text in English): First, Get a permit to visit the Island from the governement of Canada (Ex:Departement of Fisheries and Oceans of Canada). If you don't have the permit you can't go. Then, you need a boat or helicopter, because Sable Island is around 95 Nautical Miles off-shore. The seas are fierce, and good navigation is mandatory. This is the REAL GRAVEYARD OF THE ATLANTIC. (Not that Outer Banks crap). Again, very trechourous to get there, but well worth it.

English (Translate this text in English): First, Get a permit to visit the Island from the governement of Canada (Ex:Departement of Fisheries and Oceans of Canada). If you don't have the permit you can't go. Then, you need a boat or helicopter, because Sable Island is around 95 Nautical Miles off-shore. The seas are fierce, and good navigation is mandatory. This is the REAL GRAVEYARD OF THE ATLANTIC. (Not that Outer Banks crap). Again, very trechourous to get there, but well worth it.

English (Translate this text in English): First, Get a permit to visit the Island from the governement of Canada (Ex:Departement of Fisheries and Oceans of Canada). If you don't have the permit you can't go. Then, you need a boat or helicopter, because Sable Island is around 95 Nautical Miles off-shore. The seas are fierce, and good navigation is mandatory. This is the REAL GRAVEYARD OF THE ATLANTIC. (Not that Outer Banks crap). Again, very trechourous to get there, but well worth it.

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Bring Shark Repellent.So, once there, anchor your boat on the leeward side of the island, hop ashore. To get around on the Island and find the best peak, either "borrow" an ATV off the Scientists at the reasearch base, or hop on any of the hundreds of wild horses.

English (Translate this text in English): Bring Shark Repellent.So, once there, anchor your boat on the leeward side of the island, hop ashore. To get around on the Island and find the best peak, either "borrow" an ATV off the Scientists at the reasearch base, or hop on any of the hundreds of wild horses.

English (Translate this text in English): Bring Shark Repellent.So, once there, anchor your boat on the leeward side of the island, hop ashore. To get around on the Island and find the best peak, either "borrow" an ATV off the Scientists at the reasearch base, or hop on any of the hundreds of wild horses.

English (Translate this text in English): Bring Shark Repellent.So, once there, anchor your boat on the leeward side of the island, hop ashore. To get around on the Island and find the best peak, either "borrow" an ATV off the Scientists at the reasearch base, or hop on any of the hundreds of wild horses.

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Watch out for "Rick". He's a scientist based on the Island, he thinks he ownes the spot, and doesn't like outsiders. Watch out for excessive sharks. Great whites regularly feed on seals and wouldn't mind you as a substitute.
Since the island is out in the middle of the Atlantic, rips and latteral currents are no laughing matter. In no time, you could be swept away, for good...

English (Translate this text in English): Watch out for "Rick". He's a scientist based on the Island, he thinks he ownes the spot, and doesn't like outsiders. Watch out for excessive sharks. Great whites regularly feed on seals and wouldn't mind you as a substitute.<br />Since the island is out in the middle of the Atlantic, rips and latteral currents are no laughing matter. In no time, you could be swept away, for good...

English (Translate this text in English): Watch out for &quot;Rick&quot;. He's a scientist based on the Island, he thinks he ownes the spot, and doesn't like outsiders. Watch out for excessive sharks. Great whites regularly feed on seals and wouldn't mind you as a substitute.&lt;br &#47;&gt;Since the island is out in the middle of the Atlantic, rips and latteral currents are no laughing matter. In no time, you could be swept away, for good...

English (Translate this text in English): Watch out for &amp;quot;Rick&amp;quot;. He's a scientist based on the Island, he thinks he ownes the spot, and doesn't like outsiders. Watch out for excessive sharks. Great whites regularly feed on seals and wouldn't mind you as a substitute.&amp;lt;br &amp;#47;&amp;gt;Since the island is out in the middle of the Atlantic, rips and latteral currents are no laughing matter. In no time, you could be swept away, for good...

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This is the ultimate East Coast beachbreak. Although the word is out and its getting a little crowded with fisherman and scientists, there is still enough waves for all. Exposed on every side, any wind, and right on the edge of the continental shelf (no loss of energy). The only inconvenient, is those damn wild horses. Don't leave anything on the beach while you surf, or they will get at it. Bring some rope to catch one and you can ride him around. Great for touring the island in search of spots (don't let the scientists see you do that).

English (Translate this text in English): This is the ultimate East Coast beachbreak. Although the word is out and its getting a little crowded with fisherman and scientists, there is still enough waves for all. Exposed on every side, any wind, and right on the edge of the continental shelf (no loss of energy). The only inconvenient, is those damn wild horses. Don't leave anything on the beach while you surf, or they will get at it. Bring some rope to catch one and you can ride him around. Great for touring the island in search of spots (don't let the scientists see you do that).

English (Translate this text in English): This is the ultimate East Coast beachbreak. Although the word is out and its getting a little crowded with fisherman and scientists, there is still enough waves for all. Exposed on every side, any wind, and right on the edge of the continental shelf (no loss of energy). The only inconvenient, is those damn wild horses. Don't leave anything on the beach while you surf, or they will get at it. Bring some rope to catch one and you can ride him around. Great for touring the island in search of spots (don't let the scientists see you do that).

English (Translate this text in English): This is the ultimate East Coast beachbreak. Although the word is out and its getting a little crowded with fisherman and scientists, there is still enough waves for all. Exposed on every side, any wind, and right on the edge of the continental shelf (no loss of energy). The only inconvenient, is those damn wild horses. Don't leave anything on the beach while you surf, or they will get at it. Bring some rope to catch one and you can ride him around. Great for touring the island in search of spots (don't let the scientists see you do that).

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By andrea , 17-12-2009

andrea da castelmauro italia - it is a very biutiful island!!

By Robert Sprague , 26-07-2009

Sailing to Sable - I am planning a trip to Sable Island on my way to the Carribean. Has anyone out there actually landed on the island?

By Stic , 19-07-2008

I Surfed it - My name is Stic. I surfed Sable in 2003. Anyone that says I didnt can blow me.
http://sableislandsurf.tripod.com

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