Happy Birthday to us – Water Nomads turns 3!Happy birthday

Happy Birthday to us – Water Nomads turns 3!

The journey over the past 3 years has been exciting and full of surprises. Finding a name and a logo that represents the character and motivation behind the business was our first challenge. We settled with the name Water Nomads as it includes travelling, exploring new places, being open for new things and meeting people […]

Surfari 4th-6th of December 2020 – 8 wave hungry Water Nomads on the hunt for that elusive spot of the day….Wild day at The Reef, Taranaki, New Zealand

Surfari 4th-6th of December 2020 – 8 wave hungry Water Nomads on the hunt for that elusive spot of the day….

Saturday morning, the swell dropped heaps from the day before, and the wind was supposed to pick up again. It was only the direction that wasn’t perfect for the usual spots around New Plymouth. But that’s why you are in Taranaki, an exposed 270 degree coastline that offers cross-offshore conditions in nearly any wind direction […]

I’m toast!Orewa Beach

I’m toast!

That was 4 out of 5, and most of those I was overpowered. And no, I wasn’t in Taranaki or Wellington, it was good old Auckland! It all started with some Westerlies middle of the week. Being stuck with my day-job at the Boardstore, I couldn’t go out during the day, but it was still […]

Quiet EarthManukau Paddle

Quiet Earth

The last couple months have been long and hard for all of us. For some, the challenges are only really beginning. COVID-19 has seen a huge disruption in our lives and activities. In someways though, being able to connect more than ever through technology hasn’t been so bad. But there is always that desire to […]

Lockdown in New Zealand – Stay at homeAuckland under Lockdown in New Zealand

Lockdown in New Zealand – Stay at home

A good 4 weeks ago we saw ourselves confronted with unprecedented lockdown in New Zealand due to the worldwide Covid-19 pandemic. Not knowing what to expect, we were glad we got that one last windsurf session the day before it was announced. We then settled in for an interesting social experiment. New Zealand’s lockdown turned […]

2019 TWC Warm-Up Surfari Trip Report!Surfari Taranaki

2019 TWC Warm-Up Surfari Trip Report!

The tension was high, the promised weather could not be better! Wednesday 23rd October, Water Nomads windsurfers descended on Oakura, Taranaki. And holly, the swell was huge… A returning friend from Australia for the TWC reported various attempts to get on the water, including ‘crushers’, only to get crushed…  Having a sniff about the area […]

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