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Windsurfing SouthlandWindsurfing Riverton

Windsurfing Southland

The Far South, as opposed to the Far North. Most people associate freezing cold winds from the Antarctic, icebergs drifting past, massive swells and gnarly coastlines. And of course plenty of wildlife: seals, sealions, penguins and huge great white sharks. But we also heard of epic tales of Colac Bay and Monkey Island. So we […]

Water Nomads on TourWindsurfing

Water Nomads on Tour

It’s been over a month now that we packed up our house in Auckland, crammed everything into our storage container and moved into our van – Water Nomads on tour.  The idea is to travel the country, explore new spots and locations and connect with lots of interesting people all over the country. This should […]

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 […]

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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