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Llandudno Idiot Continued….

Surfing at Llandudno in Cape Town these days is a tricky (read as: not that fun) proposition. Since the Llandudno idiot post a lot has happened; ZigZag Magazine have just run an article about localism (one of the Llandudno idiots, … Continue reading

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Big Props to Rip Curl SA

  I’ve had a bit of bad luck with a (currently unnamed) surf shop in Cape Town. I bought a 4/3 Rip Curl Ultimate Elasto wetsuit, and after about 8 months the inner seams started to break and crack. The … Continue reading

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Cape Town surfer has been very quite, mainly due to summer being completely flat. Now the winter surf is back I’ll pop in some more photo’s of how the surf in Cape Town is going down, and look forward to … Continue reading

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Llandudno Surf Video

I went for a surf over the weekend, Sunday, but Llandudno was a little bit big and closing out everywhere, so I went to a spot that was a little bit smaller and it was epic, barrel after barrel. My … Continue reading

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Quality Response

I’ve been getting some good response, from the origional article: [intlink id=”91″ type=”post”]Llandudno Idiot[/intlink] and the [intlink id=”94″ type=”post”]Reation to that article[/intlink], and a guy called “Peter” has some positive comments. Take a look: Peter’s Comments

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Surf Conditions

I managed to sneak a little surf in last night. 1-2ft light offshore, mid pushing tide at Llandudno. I went in for a paddle, but managed to sneak a couple of wedgy ones. Pretty nice vibe in the water, Winston … Continue reading

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Llandudno reaction

After posting [intlink id=”91″ type=”post”]my little rant about Llandudno[/intlink] I’ve been having lots of thoughts and reactions about surfing in the busy bosom of Cape Town. The guy at Llandudno (granted a he is still a dick) was he was actually … Continue reading

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Mid Week Surf Check

There is a bit of wind over Cape Town at the moment, and there is no swell hanging around the Greenpoint area today. I am hoping for some swell soon, and less work so I can hit it!

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Llandudno Idiot

So Sunday came again and I hadn’t been surfing since last Sunday! Well, I went on Friday but I had 10 minutes! I drove and drove. The wind seemed to be pretty westerly, the tide was very low, and the … Continue reading

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ZigZag Surf Magazine

Cape Town Surfer is giving big props out to Zig Zag Surf Magazine for putting a link to us on their website. A big Mahalo for the link, to the original South African surf mag. I hope more people visit … Continue reading

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