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91 days to Spring Outside Temp: 13.5º (Strong and icy overnight winds defoliated plenty of trees) Water: 18.4º (Positively tropical) TIPS Stats: Swimmers: 250 Newbies: Three -------------------- WINTER BADGES The Winter swimming season is finally here! Although the water temperature may be a little colder than you might like, there... Continue reading
Posted May 31, 2018 at Pacific Jules
Ahoy everybody: Did anyone accidentally take a pair of grey & yellow Keen sandals this morning? Please call Graham if you have them (he needs them urgently): 0411 301 030 STATS Swam: 317 New: 30 Temp: 21.2º Continue reading
Posted Dec 24, 2017 at Pacific Jules
---------- FIVE a.m. COFFEES - Available Here When too much coffee is never enough; you too can join Guy Dunstan in the black of night. Limit: Five piccolos per day ---------- DEVON DREAMING "Waiting for Midge" segment ---------- ----------------- ---------- Help country kids learn how to surf! A 'Working with... Continue reading
Posted Nov 24, 2017 at Pacific Jules
The 5.45 crew stretch before their hitout. Do you ..? ----------------- These drafthorses came off the beach at 6.30 am yesterday; hired for a Cup gig at Skiff Club. The bigger (Saddleless) fella was to be brought inside venue -------------- Monday's violent waters leave us with much weed ----------------- Our... Continue reading
Posted Nov 7, 2017 at Pacific Jules
---------- QUESTION: How often should you change your BluTac? --------------- HE'S BACK: One's Irish and one met his first wife in Ireland ------------- ADVICE: Guy says: "Always keep your weekend cash well clear of the Webber." ---------- NEWBIE: Kate, from Wales ----- A-TREE UPDATE: One of them dropped this today... Continue reading
Posted Sep 24, 2017 at Pacific Jules
-------------- Third and final Solstice: 6.20 a.m. Sunday. Be there or be a square --------- Global distance swimmer explains Channel tides and routing ------ Nick Howard's band appearing Boatshed on Corso, 9 pm Saturday 9th Sep. I'll be drunk and heckling ------ Meanwhile; over at Manly Wine ... Stats: Thanks... Continue reading
Posted Aug 13, 2017 at Pacific Jules
--------------- B&B Monthly Dinner at Bluewater Cafe Tuesday 11th July at 6.30 pm at Bluewater Restaurant. Chief Superintendent Kenneth Murphy (aka Smurf) Clarification Tuesday week 11th is monthly dinner - and not to be confused with bookings for Trivia Night - which is THE FOLLOWING WEEK! Warning: Kenny is not... Continue reading
Posted Jul 6, 2017 at Pacific Jules
CONDITIONS Air temp: 6º Sky: Clear Ocean: 18.5º Vis: 9 outa 10 (With phosphorescence at 6 am) Sunrise: Shot blood red Beanies: Everywhere … it’s chilly today!! Two winters ago (Lesbubs Productions Pty Ltd) Click and Play Below: My vote for this year's calendar cover (Denton Photography Pty Ltd) Below:... Continue reading
Posted Jul 2, 2017 at Pacific Jules
- Pearls of Wisdom -
Toggle Commented Apr 24, 2017 on 24/04/17 - Pearls Before Swim at Pacific Jules
When after all grains of sand have slipped silently from your togs, and the last whisper of gentle Easter breeze has drifted off beyond those pink hues of rising sun; only then will you find it less difficult to stand by the water cooler ... as if somehow the load... Continue reading
Posted Apr 16, 2017 at Pacific Jules
THIS WEEK Tuesday night: Badgefest at the restaurant --------------- Wednesday Morning: One person only turned up for Booty Camp (And promptly went back home) ----------- Wednesday night: Met a Midnight Cowboy on the game ... ------------------- Thursday Morning: Justin Beiber had a swim with us. Gary was chosen to mind... Continue reading
Posted Mar 17, 2017 at Pacific Jules
Blubber Report I swam normal Shelly at 6 a.m, and saw only a solo jimble. Big waves before point may have chewed them about a bit, and there was nil wind overnight. But boy -what a hot night's sleep! ------------- Six weeks until the Rottnest Channel Swim. Over the horizon... Continue reading
Posted Jan 13, 2017 at Pacific Jules
Air: Not cold Rain: Nil on the horizon Wind: It’s a blue-bottler coming from NNE Stingers: Nil (surprisingly) Vis: Actually not so bad - I could see sandy bottom for half the distance Flotsam: Lots of litter on beach, and plenty floating plastics in close Club BBQ: Cooking again today... Continue reading
Posted Dec 25, 2016 at Pacific Jules
'... not supposed to turn up ...'
Toggle Commented Dec 17, 2016 on Sat 17th: Find the Yellow Submarine at Pacific Jules
------------------ ------------------- Stats: Temp: 21º Newbies: 17 (!!!) Swimmers: 300 Continue reading
Posted Dec 16, 2016 at Pacific Jules
Ocean: Flat flat flat Temp: 20.4º Vis: Very poor Seaweed: Mostly gone Air: A brisk breeze coming off the mountains Sun: Eventually up and welcomingly warming Swimmers: 280 Newbies: Seven ---------- Stuff that happened yesterday Jeff did a double and got the chills ... ----------- Penny (Mrs Drinks Express) dropped... Continue reading
Posted Dec 8, 2016 at Pacific Jules
Cool Hand Luke is a 1967 prison drama starring Paul Newman and featuring George Kennedy in an Oscar-winning performance. Newman stars as Luke, a prisoner in a Florida prison camp who refuses to submit to the system. Cited as an anti-establishment film and shot during the time of the Vietnam... Continue reading
Posted Nov 20, 2016 at Pacific Jules
Holy mackerel! Duly corrected ... thanks Shelley :)
News Updates If you go to Hakan's cafe, you will have to be patient. It's becoming extremely popular, and he's the only barista - going as fast as he can -------------- Queensland last weekend About 40 to 50 of us went to the Whitsundays for the Whitehaven Beach Ocean Swim... Continue reading
Posted Nov 14, 2016 at Pacific Jules
News Three Golds by Merilee - World Surf Comps in Holland ------------- This stunning photo of Fifi's yesterday was setting Bolds social media on fire ... (Click to enlarge) ------------- I ran into Midge at Woolies on Saturday morning ... ------- Wind Nil Air 16º Cloud Nil Surface Flattish with... Continue reading
Posted Oct 24, 2016 at Pacific Jules
BLUEWATER RESTAURANT REPORT This was the sky at 6.30 pm last night, as the monthly Bluewater evening was commencing ... Guest speaker was Di Westaway - head of Wild Women on Top. Her talk was titled “NATURAL EXHILARATION: Design a life you love”. Di believes that high adventure is Fun!... Continue reading
Posted Oct 11, 2016 at Pacific Jules
Hakan's latest cafe - Manly Lodge, Vic Pde ----------- Air: First summery night - no lower than 22º Ambience: Positively balmy Surface: Flat Waves: Nil Water: 18.7º (highest yet, post-winter … but it feels cold due to warm air) Sunup: I’m still confused about daylight saving!! Mgmt A: Marrakesh Mgmt... Continue reading
Posted Oct 7, 2016 at Pacific Jules
Wind: Northerly (pushing wavelettes south - onto the walkway rocks) Air: 15º Cloud: Nil Water: 18.0º Vis: 85 % ------------------ Emergency Services ----------- Nick and Greg (Or is that Greg and Nick?) Boyz in da Hood ------------- Mrs and Mr Sutton - Streetwork function two nights ago. This charity nurtures... Continue reading
Posted Sep 30, 2016 at Pacific Jules
Above: Brendan's on the lamb Air: 13º Moon: One Third Wind: Nil Surface: Flat Vis: 80% Water: 18º and jellied-up Vista: Romantic and peaceful -------------- 5.33 am daily maggie Does anyone want to see The Troggs at Narrabeen RSL in November ..? Speak to Roger ... maybe a bunch of... Continue reading
Posted Sep 23, 2016 at Pacific Jules
Air: 17º Sky: Overcast Wind: Nil Water: 18.3º Surface: Flat Vis: 85% Jimbles: 14 Fish: A report of two crayfish (!!!?!!!) ------------------ Last weekend's sonar report: ----------- Pauline (Mrs Management) asked that last Tuesday night's badges be posted. The 2000s are particularly significant ----------- Alistair's snappy keyring -------------- Have a... Continue reading
Posted Sep 20, 2016 at Pacific Jules