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A wave pool that works............

Postby freebird54 » Sun Jan 29, 2012 3:31 am

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Re: A wave pool that works............

Postby KSA1 » Sun Jan 29, 2012 6:08 am

that looks like a laugh and only 2 hours from me. at 17 quid an hour and another 17 to get in to the park it'll have to be an occasional treat though
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Re: A wave pool that works............

Postby mountain man » Sun Jan 29, 2012 8:14 am

Dean Gough has put on a few pounds! What a bloater!! Still surfs well though.
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Re: A wave pool that works............

Postby danny1 » Sun Jan 29, 2012 11:17 am

rubbish
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Re: A wave pool that works............

Postby tomickpitt » Sun Jan 29, 2012 11:34 am

Can't beat it for practice. Same wave every time.
It's also cheap when your brothers the manager :-)
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Re: A wave pool that works............

Postby makkattack » Sun Jan 29, 2012 8:19 pm

How longs the drive to this joint from Dubai?

Also, very much feeling that track!
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Re: A wave pool that works............

Postby Steviesee » Sun Jan 29, 2012 8:24 pm

Dean was down in Morocco when I was there... top bloke.
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Re: A wave pool that works............

Postby Underdog » Sun Jan 29, 2012 10:13 pm

Good practice for a certain Harbour Wall near me.
Wetsuits? Thought it was a bit hot out there !!
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Re: A wave pool that works............

Postby mal-nourished » Sun Jan 29, 2012 10:22 pm

which harbour wall .. N-S-OR-P.... :roll: THERES 3 HARBOURWALL BREAKS I CAN THINK OF .. 8)
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Re: A wave pool that works............

Postby Chris F » Wed Feb 01, 2012 12:10 pm

looks very similar in size and wave size to the one at the Valley of the Waves at Sun City, which is at least 20 years old.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=28y3IjEG ... re=related
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Re: A wave pool that works............

Postby mountain man » Wed Feb 01, 2012 12:11 pm

Fuck me, that takes the biscuit! A wave pool for SUPs!!!
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Re: A wave pool that works............

Postby Chris F » Wed Feb 01, 2012 12:13 pm

It's not just for SUPs :lol:

It's usually setup for bodysurfing waves, but occasionally they crank it up for surfing comps. The SUP comp was the only vid I could find online at short notice.
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Re: A wave pool that works............

Postby mountain man » Wed Feb 01, 2012 12:30 pm

I realised that but SUPs in a wave pool is pretty grim.
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Re: A wave pool that works............

Postby kookie-monster » Thu Feb 02, 2012 9:13 am

It may be that your sole purpose in life is simply to serve as a warning to others
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Re: A wave pool that works............

Postby tomickpitt » Sun Feb 05, 2012 5:12 pm

makkattack wrote:How longs the drive to this joint from Dubai?

Also, very much feeling that track!


An hour and a half. Taxi is £35-£40.
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Re: A wave pool that works............

Postby Chris F » Mon Feb 06, 2012 4:02 am

mountain man wrote:I realised that but SUPs in a wave pool is pretty grim.


SUPs anywhere are pretty grim!
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Re: A wave pool that works............

Postby mountain man » Mon Feb 06, 2012 11:08 am

Chris F wrote:
mountain man wrote:I realised that but SUPs in a wave pool is pretty grim.


SUPs anywhere are pretty grim!


100% agree.
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Re: A wave pool that works............

Postby Vince Noir » Mon Feb 06, 2012 8:18 pm

sware that song has been ruined by youtube videos
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Re: A wave pool that works............

Postby freebird54 » Tue Feb 07, 2012 8:46 am

It looks better than Sun City - I have been there

Chris Hines MBE!!!
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Re: A wave pool that works............

Postby mal-nourished » Tue Feb 07, 2012 8:56 am

yes same chris founder SAS [ surfers against sewerage..] he is a good egg .... :wink:
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Re: A wave pool that works............

Postby freebird54 » Mon Mar 05, 2012 1:42 am

Anyone else any more info on this - like the cost????????????????
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Re: A wave pool that works............

Postby surfrat » Mon Mar 05, 2012 9:13 am

looked quite good but i bet after 3 or 4 waves the fatness of the first section would really start to annoy you. good surfing from Dean, saw him in Arrifana in December when he'd just got that board.
i was loving the music in the vid too
but would i pay for that....hmmm i really don't know
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Re: A wave pool that works............

Postby dazk » Mon Mar 05, 2012 11:20 am

Would love to see something like this in the uk living in the midlands its a fair way to go for it to be flat.
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Re: A wave pool that works............

Postby bigfeller » Wed Mar 07, 2012 2:37 pm

Gold Coast campsite in Woolacombe are building a wave pool. I was told it would be ready for this summer. No idea what type, but the guy said it would be a proper wave rather than the flowrider type.
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Re: A wave pool that works............

Postby surfrat » Wed Mar 07, 2012 5:55 pm

they got a flowrider style thing at Woolacombe Bay/Golden Coast site. body board only unless you know the guys running it.
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Re: A wave pool that works............

Postby bigfeller » Wed Mar 07, 2012 6:52 pm

We might be talking about the same thing and we might not...don't know. I was there about 3 weeks ago and the guy in the shop ...was it "Martin"??? ...said they were about to start building one there. New thing..didn't see any plans or early phase of work, so I don't know.
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Re: A wave pool that works............

Postby elhornet » Thu Mar 08, 2012 5:44 pm

have ridden flowrider in dubai on a board. its ok. more like snowboarding than surfing. got old after an hour.
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Re: A wave pool that works............

Postby freebird54 » Fri Mar 09, 2012 7:59 pm

elhornet wrote:have ridden flowrider in dubai on a board. its ok. more like snowboarding than surfing. got old after an hour.

Yes I went to the Santosha Island one in Singapore and sun city - rubbish compared to above.
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Re: A wave pool that works............

Postby freebird54 » Tue May 22, 2012 1:25 am

Does anyone know someone that has been there lately and what did they think?
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