Stinkin’ Wetsuits

Written by stevenba. Posted in Leisure, SUP, surf

Like many surfing dads, I try to encourage my kids to share the stoke.

At the last count, this is how much neoprene I had strewn between my van, my garage and my carefully crafted wetsuit hanger in the garden:

  • 1 x Shortie wetsuit
  • 1 x Full length summer wetsuit
  • 2 x Winter steamers
  • 2 x kids full length summer suits
  • 1 x neoprene vest
  • 3 x rashies
  • 4 x pairs of kids wetsuit boots
  • 3 x pairs adults wetsuit shoes
  • 2 x pair adults wetsuit boots
  • 2 x pairs adults neoprene gloves

WindSurf Plymouth Session 23rd Aug 2014

Written by stevenba. Posted in Leisure, surf, Uncategorized

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The WSP club runs on a rota with volunteers running sessions. It was my turn to run the session and safety boat today out of Torpoint Mosquitos Sailing Club.

Everyone was sailing well today with good technique. Conditions were a bit flukey in x-off winds, but Andreas was occasionally planing on a 6.5. The only rescue required today was a non-club windsurfer in trouble who launched from normal spot and had a spot of bother with UJ failure (not pleasant in offshore).