Rightio Surf City Surflings - Hibernation period Over !!!
Incase you hadn't noticed the seasons are-a-changing. The days are getting longer and dare I say it...... the water temperature seems to be on the rise perhaps a little. Looking into the steamy crystal ball It would seem our consistent run of swell is by no means over as we have 2 approaching systems over the next week and looking further out a perhaps an aussie ECL ( east coast low) on the brew also.
What does all of this mean for Nelson Boardriders as a club?
Well it means its time to start cranking it back up again. The club now has its own gazebo and BBQ and I would envisage another club day in the second half of September. Whether it be at Snappers or The Glen or even a more family orientated day at Rabeyes will all basically come down to forecast.
After that and as the water warms up we would definately start looking at some learn to surf days at Rabbit Island and Tahunanui when conditions suited to try and encourage kids and parents and anyone who has ever wanted to give surfing a go to get out there and Do It.
First weekend in September sees Raul Ventura and Emma Pegg head down to Westport to join the Tasman Scholastic Surf Team for a training weekend and the Team will travel to Gizzy later in the year for the National Scholastics so its great to have these guys repping Nelson.
-Glenduan born and raised Ross Burdon is now residing back in Nelson full time which is awesome and our beloved SUP guy Michael Frost his about to start his whitebait Hiatus so a big welcome home to Normy and a nice aurevoir for Frosty.
Now Go - Get your Kit ready, Waves Very Soon.
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