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It's Story Room Tuesday again, with guest speakers lining up at the Steyne tonight - excellent! Meanwhile, here's a few more good yarns ... Water: 20º Air: 17º Wind: Slight Sky: Overcast Vis: Still not the best Plus: Waves! Below: Windcheater logo is a Grand Banks Monk Fish (Newfoundland Fisheries)... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Pacific Jules
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Breaking News: They fixed the clock ... Tony: "It's true!" -------- Just as well. The wrong times had been driving Lesley up the pole ----- And Maya didn't know when to turn her light off ... ---- Others had been trapped in different time zones ... -------- And it's been... Continue reading
Posted Mar 16, 2021 at Pacific Jules
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Above: Sterlo's butt CONDITIONS Ambience: Serene … romantic … peaceful Air: 18º Water: Warm Surface: Becalmed Tide: Kissing the ramp Rain: Constant but gentle Crowds: Nil Fish: Garfish on the wing Vis: Not too bad at all Shelley: Very polluted Below: The Terminator's new knee now good for 40-min walks... Continue reading
Posted Feb 23, 2021 at Pacific Jules
Thanks for the spot to blog, Lucy :)
Toggle Commented Dec 23, 2020 on Wed 23rd: Peace and Goodwill at Pacific Jules
It's blog 114, Simon (I don't number anymore) ... whereas, you'd be Cowell Blog No. 400+!!
Toggle Commented Dec 23, 2020 on Wed 23rd: Peace and Goodwill at Pacific Jules
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CONDITIONS Serene and flat … beautiful sunrise. Soft, smooth waves. Romantic. Surprisingly, I could see the bottom all along garden route. More signs of oceanic fish, after the heavy rains. (Upwellings?) Visibility still stuck at 70%. Air 19º Water 20º Vis: 70% Feel: Serene Fish: Lots Light: Solstice was yesterday.... Continue reading
Posted Dec 22, 2020 at Pacific Jules
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CONDITIONS Air 20º (Cool breeze) Surface Flat (pressed down by cool southerly) Water 19.1º Vis Poor Sky Cloudy (Not so) Amazingly, our Christmas Dinner (8th December) has sold out in just one week. To be added to the waitlist, please email Ian at ugoboyo@gmail.com Summer swims, caps and badges: Due... Continue reading
Posted Nov 29, 2020 at Pacific Jules
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CONDITIONS Air: 22º Wind: A chilly sea breeze Sea: 20.5º Surface: Lots of flotsam and desiccated seaweed across the bay Waves: Small and choppy Dead fish: Three Stingies: Nil Feature Fish: Plump Puffer Fish ... 20 metres off halfway pool. Been there all week Vis: 50% Vis: Yesterday at Crater... Continue reading
Posted Nov 15, 2020 at Pacific Jules
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CONDITIONS Sky: Overcast Sun: Some, after 8.45 a.m. Air: 16º Sea: Flat, silvery … with nice, rolling waves (Generous breaks between sets) Water: 17.9º Fish: Turtle (with tags on each front flipper), eagle ray, two juvenile nurses, bull ray Vis: 60% Rain: 9.10 a.m. BBQ: Yes, at surf club Swam:... Continue reading
Posted Oct 31, 2020 at Pacific Jules
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ON THE BEACH Birdsong: From 5.15 Air: 18º Horizon: Pink hue at 5.40 Wind: Nil Conditions: Deceptively treacherous Best option: Start @ Shelly Sunrise: 6.15 Sharks: Port Jacksons along rocks into Shelly Water: 17.3º Vis: Pea soup Crossing: Wishy-washy Patrol 11: Bogged at 8.45 BOLD & BEAUTIFUL IS NOT CURRENTLY... Continue reading
Posted Oct 4, 2020 at Pacific Jules
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CONDITIONS Air: 16º Water: 17.5º (Down 0.1) Sky: Sunny Wind: A bit Water: All over the joint. Waves rolling into beach … and into Shelley Vis: Shot to pieces 6.30s: Racing as usual A Team: Hanging round their tree Photo: Jack Daniels holding JD With apologies from Lucy … couldn’t... Continue reading
Posted Sep 15, 2020 at Pacific Jules
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BOLD & BEAUTIFUL SWIM GROUP IS CURRENTLY NOT RUNNING DUE TO THE RISKS OF CORONAVIRUS(COVID-19). IT IS IMPORTANT TO CONTINUE PHYSICAL DISTANCING AND FOLLOW PUBLIC HEALTH ADVICE. Thank you for swimming at different times of the day and please continue to stay safe and remember to maintain 1.5m distance-especially in... Continue reading
Posted Aug 17, 2020 at Pacific Jules
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BOLD & BEAUTIFUL IS NOT CURRENTLY RUNNING DUE TO THE IMPORTANCE OF SOCIAL DISTANCING AND STAYING INSIDE AS MUCH AS IS POSSIBLE DUE TO CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) Air: 12º Water: 17.2º (In the bay) Waves: Flat Sun: Fully out by 8.30 Wind: Negligable Vis: 80% Below: Our backups for the comp... Continue reading
Posted Jun 28, 2020 at Pacific Jules
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COVID • Swim at different times when possible - so there aren't too many people in the water • Be aware that it is easier to have a head-on, due to random swim times STATS: Air: 12º @ 8 am Wind: SFA Water: Mid-17º Sky: Cloudless Sun: Blazing Surface: Flat... Continue reading
Posted Jun 14, 2020 at Pacific Jules
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-------- Travel Restrictions remain in place. Don't do this sort of stuff: --------------------- Social distancing restrictions are easing, but don't go doing this sort of stuff: ------------ Injuries: Kara -------- Birthdays: Ekat ... and Gemma Piper Continue reading
Posted May 17, 2020 at Pacific Jules
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The Monthly Dinner – 10th March 2020 – Wine Tasting The next B&B monthly dinner will be held on Tuesday 10th March at 6.30 pm at Bluewater Restaurant. Special guest, David Webster, will present the range of Bold and Beautiful wines especially for B&B members and their friends. The Bold... Continue reading
Posted Feb 17, 2020 at Pacific Jules
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Wet sea mist, with the smell of bush fire on the wind. Ocean swirling every which way. Big waves, plus small waves rolling into banned Shelley Beach (which was a muddy, tan colour in the shallows) Water: 20.6º B&B FUNDRAISING CHRISTMAS PARTY Still a coupla tix available for tonight's party... Continue reading
Posted Dec 9, 2019 at Pacific Jules
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CONDITIONS Air: 15º Surface: Flat Wind: Friendly Sea: 17.5º Vis: Actually quite reasonable Seen: Grey Nurse, two dead crays, eagle ray, fishes, togs, one lost snorkel Found: One flipper (Red and black) Aldi bikes: One TIME for COFFEE ENTERTAINMENT Crawdaddies at Bowlo on Saturday night COMING SOON AWARDS Bronze Medallions:... Continue reading
Posted Sep 22, 2019 at Pacific Jules
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Air: 11º Wind: Nil Rain: Constant drizzle Water: 17.0º Conditions: Flat (Great!) Waves: Nil Vis: 45% Swam: Not many Parking: Heaps Lainey's Pix Support 2019 Winter Badge Ceremony – Sunday 22nd September You’ve done the hard yards and earned your Winter Badge(s), now come and collect your badges with all... Continue reading
Posted Sep 16, 2019 at Pacific Jules
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Water 16º Swam 140 Newbies 2 July's Swimmer of the Month is Roger Ingram (Below left). He says: "B and B is very important to me, as I use it to keep fit and sane at the same time. The swim is the reference point each day to remind you... Continue reading
Posted Sep 8, 2019 at Pacific Jules
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Earworms: Stranded on a remote Peruvian mountain, mountaineer Joe Simpson was overwhelmed by Boney M’s ‘Brown Girl in the Ring’ So there you go, blog reader - your worm for the day Shark Tales Lainey (circled above) is off early to hunt down the grey nurse. What colour is it?... Continue reading
Posted Aug 26, 2019 at Pacific Jules
A gay pink
Toggle Commented Aug 24, 2019 on Sat 24th: Bob Blog at Pacific Jules
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CONDITIONS Air: 9º Surf: Passive Bay: Wishy-washy, shredded seaweed ... freezing at Shelley Beach Water: 16.6º (Taken by The Cammeray Turkey Basters) Newbies: 3.5 Swam: 140 wetsuits, 32 skins WALK MY WAY Roger is effectively blind in frontal view, and relies on swimming by the side of another, where he... Continue reading
Posted Aug 23, 2019 at Pacific Jules
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You can usually determine relative air v water temp by how much of peoples bodies are underwater at Shelly – warmer in today I think! -------- A long walk in today with a bit a swell rolling through now and again ------- ----- Super low tide with ramp exposed. I... Continue reading
Posted Aug 5, 2019 at Pacific Jules
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Temp: 17.9º. Umbrellas: One Sam and Wednesday Hacksaw Club went in at 6.05 a.m. It nearly rained ... (no warming sun) Too wet for triathlon club's cake. Sorry ... I have to rush Roger Continue reading
Posted Jul 30, 2019 at Pacific Jules