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Thursday June 25 2009 02:24:28 AM
Nb waves ridden: 7
My wife and I booked a place to stay in Sayulita as we're exploring the area for living options. Today was the first day the surf in the town was at all decent. It was coming in decent, albeit little, sets. The biggest waves were probably 4 1/2 foot...decent enough for a long board. The waves are fairly weak and are a good learning longboard wave...my wife is just learning.
We rented boards from Capitan Pablo's....the lady who rented us the baords, who I assume was Patricia, was not really friendly and first gave me a board with the center fin broken off and told me she took it off on purpose...I think she was more concerned with smoking and sitting around. I ended up switching after 20 minutes when the board would go the opposite direction I was turning.
The people in the water are uber-beginners and are annoying but excusable since they're new...although you'd think someone would tell them not to paddle right in front of everyone in the line-up and just sit there but that's beginners everywhere. Fat chicks in bikinis are a bit of an annoying sight when you are trying to make due with what's happening in the surf.
I had read about the annoying locals and it was towards the end of the session when I got a taste. A dude who couldn't have even been having fun surfing little waves was paddling onto almost every wave, the wind had picked up and sets were coming fairly infrequently, and was whistling everyone off and trying to show off. He was yelling like he was having a blast which was either crap or sad since the waves were 3 foot. He was attempting to show off and annoy the shit out of everyone it seemed and it's fairly pathetic when you have to get in the water just to annoy new surfers who are trying to learn the joys.
Either this guy was the worst of the locals or the world's most annoying locals live here and hate tourists and get in the water more out of hatred for others than the joys of surfing.
Super bust and unless you want to get in the water and waste your time and money you're better off heading down to Punta de Mita or elsewhere...super lame.
Created: Thursday June 25 2009 02:33:47 AM
Modified: Thursday June 25 2009 02:33:47 AM