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Sailing soon #2912892
02/13/19 11:07 AM
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Mentawai,tello,banyacks.
Going surfing in march leaving thailand about march 15th sailing the 1000 nm to mentawai fairly quick. Sail with me ? This year ,first mentawai mid march april then back up to banyacks.
I am solo on my cruising boat and if you are interested in joining me and contributing some boat bucks to the cause i am interested in sharing the unique experience.
My 12th or 13th season surfing around here. In that many years i might have had less than a dozen people join me for a few weeks each and so far all have had a good trip. Some have returned for more.
I know the erea and we dont travel like a charter boat cause we are not on a 10 day trip schedule and we are not a charter boat.

Re: Sailing soon [Re: quadpetfec] #2913132
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You know Keith - the older Aussie on a boat up there? Wears a helmet and surfs on a sailboard?

Stop into Lagundri - I will buy you a beer

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02/13/19 10:06 PM
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T, are you going over spring break again?


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And how do we know you are not a butt pirate before we get on board?


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02/14/19 01:39 AM
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I do know keith. For a guy nearly 70 years old you got to admire the stoke he has for surf. Even if he cant hear you and drops in on you. He is a legend

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02/14/19 04:41 PM
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Originally Posted By: quadpetfec
I do know keith. For a guy nearly 70 years old you got to admire the stoke he has for surf. Even if he cant hear you and drops in on you. He is a legend


Surfing with Keith is always a near death experience

heard he had a run in with some of the nias crew over his lack of spending on land - bummer

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Last year keith was a no show in banyacks.
I think family stuff.grandpa
Why he goes to nias with his own yacht is one of lifes mysterys.
There are so many waves and so few locals on sumatra its pointless going to lagundry and getting robbed and hustled by locals.
That crew are just like hawaiians 30 years ago and why i bought a boat 30 years ago living on north shore oahu.
Havent had to deal with in the water hastles in 30 years.

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02/16/19 05:53 PM
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great decison on that boat - may try to coordinate w u this summer

lagundri sorake crew alive and well up to all the same old extortion and theft tricks
been lucky in the 20+ years i have been going there have had only a pair of running shoes swiped .......which were returned the next day bc they found out they were mine

always humble and respectful to the locals there

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Re: Sailing soon [Re: quadpetfec] #2914709
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The banyacks has 1 local surfer. Thats it.
Everyone else is on vacation and surfers on vacation tend to be equals in the line ups and this is unique.

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On march 19th already the perfect treasure island swell arriving.
2 meters at 20 seconds ssw. Day 2 of this swell shouldl be perfect.
No i am not on my way. Been delayed helping a friend install a new diesel.
April 7 new departure from phuket.

Re: Sailing soon [Re: quadpetfec] #2927060
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saw that - Nias will be fun - early season gems!

Re: Sailing soon [Re: quadpetfec] #2953705
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Quad - I am interested in learning more about a trip with you. I sent you a PM, hit me back if you can.

Re: Sailing soon [Re: quadpetfec] #2953716
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Tried to send a pm but not sure it went. I did not find yours either.
Surfer changed things ,before it had a pm flash but cant find it.

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sent you another PM...


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