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  1. Thread: Veterans

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    While the Navy's gotten worse. What's with this...

    While the Navy's gotten worse. What's with this blue cammy baloney, who they trying to hide from, the whales? Showing my age, but seeing a line of sailors man the rail in cracker jacks still gives...
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    Best surf and weather in Washington?

    Work may move me to Washington, which will be a huge change from Hawaii (where I'm from) and a big change from North Carolina (where I'm living now). If you were to choose the best spot for...
  3. Thread: Veterans

    by bigkahuna
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    Former Navy stationed on a ship in Hawaii and...

    Former Navy stationed on a ship in Hawaii and shore duty in California. Managed to surf all the HI islands, everywhere in Cali from Laguna south, Baja Mexico, Guam, the Philippines, and Japan while...
  4. Last winter I wore a 4/3 with insulated rash...

    Last winter I wore a 4/3 with insulated rash guard, hood, booties, gloves and was still cold, but it was an unusually cold winter. I'd say a 4/3 plus booties and gloves will normally be plenty good.
  5. http://wavejet.com/ Limitations seem to be...

    http://wavejet.com/

    Limitations seem to be that you only get 30 minutes of use, the heavier you are the less benefit you'll get and I don't see any way to turn it off. Didn't see anyone wearing a...
  6. I'm real disappointed in the Surfrider...

    I'm real disappointed in the Surfrider Foundation. I called and emailed the main office in California and emailed the local branch up in Nags Head. They didn't even give me the courtesy of a reply....
  7. Just to update and close this thread, Governor...

    Just to update and close this thread, Governor Perdue came to Morehead City yesterday to announce that after she spoke with PCS Phosphate, they withdrew their plans to build a sulphur melting...
  8. You're talking about Kahe power plant and it's...

    You're talking about Kahe power plant and it's across the street from the surf spot called "Tracks". The power plant burns oil and the effluent the comes out is hot water. There's a cooling pool on...
  9. BREAKING NEWS: Quick action promised on plant...

    BREAKING NEWS: Quick action promised on plant
    http://www.carteretnewstimes.com/articles/2011/07/24/news-times/news/doc4e2b3500a8142813839090.txt

    If you surf the banks, plan on visiting the...
  10. The movement against the sulfur plant is gaining...

    The movement against the sulfur plant is gaining momentum. Read more about what's been happening here: http://www.carteretnewstimes.com/news-times/front/

    If you care about the future of North...
  11. They're currently doing it roughly 50 miles...

    They're currently doing it roughly 50 miles inland in Aurora, NC. They want to move the smelting facility to the coast to save a couple bucks. The "big benefit" for residents in the area, the...
  12. Proposed Sulfur Plant on the Crystal Coast! Local surfers need your help!

    I just learned about the proposed Sulfur processing facility that a Canadian owned company wants built on the waterfront in Morehead City. If built it will mean the entire area will reek of sulfur's...
  13. Thanks, SOLD! :)

    Thanks, SOLD! :)
  14. For sale: Epoxy 9\\'6" longboard - Mint $395

    Southpoint 3 phase epoxy longboard / surfboard 9'6" x 23 1/8" x 3 1/4". Super strong, light weight and fast. Very clean, no dings or pressure dings, deck pad and fins like new. I hardly used this...
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    Yeah, that wasn't mentioned in the news article I...

    Yeah, that wasn't mentioned in the news article I read. Most weekends and holidays the beach is a zoo anyways and since I'm local it's not as big a deal as I initially thought. The town of EI sure...
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    It's gonna cost to surf EI this summer

    Just saw this:

    http://www.witn.com/home/headlines/Emerald_Isle_To_Consider_Beach_Parking_Fees_115547609.html

    So how is it they can use taxpayer dollars to replenish the beach but when it comes...
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    Second vote for Frisco Woods in Hatteras, except...

    Second vote for Frisco Woods in Hatteras, except be sure to check out the state run camp ground on the ocean side, not the privately owned one on the sound. The state owned park is cheaper, nicer...
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    Nice shots Graham. Saturday yielded one of the...

    Nice shots Graham. Saturday yielded one of the most fun sessions I've had since moving here. I'm still grinnin' :)
  19. You are aware that you have to take a boat to get...

    You are aware that you have to take a boat to get to Cape Lookout, right? No way of knowing how it's breaking at Cape Lookout except to take a boat and go over there. If you're traveling for the...
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    That's peak tourist season so anything in AB will...

    That's peak tourist season so anything in AB will be pretty pricey. If tourism is slow you might be able to find a long term rental, but more likely not. If you're on a budget, you're better off...
  21. Thread: Stuart area?

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    I was shocked to hear the news this morning about...

    I was shocked to hear the news this morning about the shark attack at Stuart beach. If I'm not mistaken, I think Stephen was with the group of us on my first day there for a downwinder. Although I...
  22. Thread: Stuart area?

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    Just wanted to close this thread by saying we had...

    Just wanted to close this thread by saying we had a great time in Florida. The weather was perfect and the locals were very nice. I mostly kitesurfed, but the waves glassed off for our last day, so...
  23. Thread: Stuart area?

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    Good info, thanks again. Since moving to NC I've...

    Good info, thanks again. Since moving to NC I've been "re-educated" about the shark situation here. I had more "incidences" with sharks last summer than I had in 30 years in Hawaii, and I...
  24. Thread: Stuart area?

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    Thanks guys, I'll do some more homework.

    Thanks guys, I'll do some more homework.
  25. Thread: Stuart area?

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    No parking? Ouch! Seems to be the case at a lot...

    No parking? Ouch! Seems to be the case at a lot of places here on the east coast. Any of the public parking areas have a decent spot to surf?
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