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Postby Ron » Wed Jan 16, 2013 5:05 pm

so we are looking at big wave surfing for this Sunday.

They are throwing a party at the Oceano Hotel & Spa at Princeton Harbor, however, I was wondering if anyone was paddling out to watch the action live. Is that even an option? Can you go around the huge breaking swell?

Otherwise, anybody got a boat? ^^
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Re: Mavericks is on!

Postby friggin old guy » Wed Jan 16, 2013 6:23 pm

I don't have a boat but if it's windy enough you could kite out there.

SC are you on it????? kidding, just kidding........

I'm betting they sort of discourage folks from paddling out during the contest........
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Postby sc-surfer » Wed Jan 16, 2013 7:11 pm

friggin old guy wrote:I don't have a boat but if it's windy enough you could kite out there.

SC are you on it????? kidding, just kidding........

I'm betting they sort of discourage folks from paddling out during the contest........


Ha! I figure that if I can't surf it I probably shouldn't kite it either. :-)
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Re: Mavericks is on!

Postby schwede » Thu Jan 17, 2013 10:01 am

Ron - I would discourage you from going down there as you probably aren't going to see much more than a dot if you don't have a boat and then you will still need Navy Binoculars. Hey go for it though and let post how it turns out.
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Re: Mavericks is on!

Postby Ron » Thu Jan 17, 2013 12:54 pm

$200 to $400 for a seat on a boat...ridiculous. Looks like i'm gonna watch it on-line. Where are you people watching, if at all?
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Re: Mavericks is on!

Postby zgur » Thu Jan 17, 2013 5:54 pm

Are you serious about paddling out?? I don't know how much game you have, but that is like saying "yeah, I'll just climb K2 to watch those Japanese push for the summit".....it is one of the biggest, baddest waves around....and this swell is going to have a little extra juice to it....

....again, I don't mean to question your surf game in any way....just be sure to pay big respect...look @ the names of the peeps who are paddling out....

...I'm personally not much into watching....I'll be looking to find a spot where it's not nuking so that I can surf myself
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Re: Mavericks is on!

Postby Ron » Thu Jan 17, 2013 8:13 pm

"yeah, I'll just climb K2 to watch those Japanese push for the summit"


"; funny comparison

I won't paddle this Sunday to see Mavs anyway but i was out surfing at half-moon and kiting OB last weekend. So I know it's big (and even way bigger at Mavs) but you don't have to paddle into Mavs, do you? I saw on the official websites that people (not the pros) are doing it so I wanted to test the water on this forum.

More comparison please, that was funny, haha =D>
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Re: Mavericks is on!

Postby yojimbo » Sun Jan 20, 2013 3:59 pm

The big winner during the live feed is GoPro.
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Re: Mavericks is on!

Postby SFPete » Sun Jan 20, 2013 10:13 pm

Didn't look that big.
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Mavericks is on!

Postby sc-surfer » Mon Jan 21, 2013 11:58 am

SFPete wrote:Didn't look that big.


No. It didn't.
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