A collection of the best sites that we've found while
doing a different type of surfing. If you've found one that you
think we'd like, let
Surf Safety - Simon Alexander, surfing correspondent
and broadcaster for BBC South West, on how to stay safe in the
Weather - for wind direction, advice for keeping
safe while surfing, and beach guides.
Weather - Pressure Charts
Glider Blog - keep up to date with Gull's exploits
and acquatic adventures.
Seaweed.com - Surf reports, webcams, features,
photos plus lots, lots more.
- official site of local big wave surfer, the mighty Al Mennie.
- Howard and the team have developed this site, essentially a
free online zine with UK Irish and global surfage. Beautifully
presented. Soon to go glossy.
- This blog follows Tim, Lurks & Stone's mission from Cape
Town, up the west coast of Africa, to London in a 1981 Toyota
Landcruiser: in search of waves and good times. Great posts and
video's and a whole section dedicated to our friend Paul the Aussie.
West Surf Club - This is a blog and a nice one too.
They are the official representatives of surfing in the north
Causeway Coast Surf Club - The Causeway Coast has been a training ground for many successful local surfers and they aim to be at the forefront of competitive surfing in Ireland, producing the next crop of champions.
- great looking site,
easy to navigate and packed with loads of advice on what to do
out and about in Northern Ireland.
- Based in Belfast, this site is intended for all kiters across
Ireland. They cater for everyone, from those who would like to
try kite sports for the first time to the people who have been
flying for years. There's a forum, gallery, and information on
free lessons and demonstrations.
- environmental site - an absolute must for those of you based
up north. Great pics and footage of minke whales, basking sharks
Good forum just started on it too, and a few posts that local
surfers should note.
Surfboards - Rosy Surfboards are based in Derry. Specialising
in custom made surfboards and ding repairs. They also have a very
fine photo gallery that's worth checking out.
Oceanographic Laboratory for tide charts.
Seaweed and Wind
Guru for script and swell charts.
current safety - on how to rip currents safely.
- an amateur free online resource for the surfing community in
Ireland. Big brother to surfingireland.com but retains the high
- Irish Surfing Association is responsible for the regulation
and the sustainable development of the sport of surfing in Ireland
representing the views of Irish surfers nationally and internationally.
Surfers Path - big site - beautiful quality
pictures in the gallery and you can sign up for the Monday Morning
Beach Safety interactive game, and the RNLI's
10 beach safety fact sheets.
- another weather site that we've found very useful. It's got
a pretty decent surfing section, you'll find it under Hobbies.
Cornwall surfing site - Simon Alexander keeps
the site up to date with the latest surfing news, stories and
weather for the area.
Wales surfing site - everything you need to
know about surfing in South West Wales. Great stuff.
Devon surfing site - keeping the standard
high with all you need to know about surfing in Devon.
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