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Fun vs progression

Video: Catching some waves at Saunton 

There is a saying amongst surfers that the best surfer is the one having the most fun. Last week in Croyde, despite a period of high pressure which meant some fairly flat surf, I had heaps of fun catching waves and getting some really cool rides. 584 more words


My surf trip in pictures

Last week I was in Croyde for a 4-day surf trip. Here’s a little taster of what I got up to……words (and video footage) to follow!


18. Croyde Bay to Braunton

July 2005

For this walk I am staying with a group of friends at the Ruda campsite at Croyde Bay. It had been a very wet and overcast morning and we’d retreated to the pub for lunch. 2,240 more words


17. Woolacombe to Croyde Bay

May 2000

As with my previous few walks I am again walking this part of the coast from Exeter where I lived at the time. As this walk was nearly 14 years ago I didn’t have a digital camera at the time and so was using a cheap film camera. 1,764 more words

North Devon


‘You’re probably best going out to Saunton this morning,’ the waitress/bargirl in the Thatch, Croyde tells us as she serves us. We’re staying in a room above the pub and have come down for breakfast. 605 more words

CSUK & Dryrobe

“Sitting out the back, waiting for the next set, it’s impossible not to be impressed by the creation around us.”

Some pretty wise words there from the guys at Christian Surfers UK, a dedicated crew of surfers if ever we met one. 519 more words