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Solstice: Thursday 22nd Happy Birthday Fi! Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Pacific Jules
Water: 21.9º Vis: Exquisite Found: Fitbit (by Allister Lugsdin) - See whiteboard crew tomorrow Sharks: Heaps Tuesday Night Talk. This month’s talk, SWIMMING WITH WHALES Husband and wife team Alice and David Edgar are Manly locals with a love of marine mammals and whales in particular. Ten years ago they... Continue reading
Posted May 2, 2023 at Pacific Jules
CONDITIONS (For Tilly’s blog) Air 14º Water 20.4º Ocean Stupendous Clock Still Broken Continue reading
Posted Apr 16, 2023 at Pacific Jules
The sea turned rough this morning. A few of our folks entered the North Steyne Swim. Its bigger swim was a longer than usual 2.8, and return cans were out front of Manly Club’s beach front. There will be a few stories about today’s event ... from surviving competitors. Don’t... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2023 at Pacific Jules
CONDITIONS Air 12.9º Water 19.7º Coles Carpark 25º (For Ekaterina) Tide Out Surface Flat Waves Occasional biggish one standing up on the corner Bommie Goin’ Off Horizon Bumpy Photo Credit: Jocelyn's Jellies It was a unique and fascinating experience, swimming through these ... Avatar-like Badges: Sunday week 2023 Summer Badge... Continue reading
Posted Apr 10, 2023 at Pacific Jules
Drinks for our inestimable Liverpudlian JK at Steyne last night ... Happy Birthday John! CONDITIONS Water: 22º Air: 22º Jellies: Four (They found their marks) Wind: Nil Dolphins: Three wins in a row JK: Going to pubs all week long Continue reading
Posted Mar 21, 2023 at Pacific Jules
CONDITIONS There was a lightning storm at 5.30 am out on the horizon. It’s a peaceful, calm scene Air: 26º (and rising) Surface: Flat Water: 23.2º Jellies: Nil Waves: Nil Vis: 70% Blueys: Nil Wind: Nil Continue reading
Posted Feb 28, 2023 at Pacific Jules
SUMMER BADGES As the Summer swimming season approaches, we look forward to our Summer swim challenges. By popular demand, we have decided to retain the summer challenge and super swimmer badges which were both well-received last summer. This year we will have the following badges: Summer Challenge - swim 30... Continue reading
Posted Nov 26, 2022 at Pacific Jules
Perfect morning for a swim ... vis still poor, but &B 2022 Christmas Party B&B Christmas Party is back again this year !! The Party will be held on Monday 12th December at 6.30 pm at Bucketty's Brewing Co, 26 Orchard Rd, Brookvale. All swimmers and partners/friends are welcome (no... Continue reading
Posted Nov 15, 2022 at Pacific Jules
I only saw four people today ... a fresh sea breeze had shuttled folks off home by 8 a.m ... Budgie Smuggler Swimmer of the Month Budgie Smuggler Swimmer of the Month for September is Allan Bicknell. Allan will receive a voucher for a new pair of Budgy Smugglers from... Continue reading
Posted Oct 4, 2022 at Pacific Jules
Too cold for bloggin' ... File photos only ANNOUNCEMENTS RUOK?? Join the Manly community for an event to acknowledge R U OK Day. At the Manly Wotso rooftop Thursday 8 September (10 am-11.30 am) What to expect! A keynote talk from the one and only Duncan Young (of the 6.30... Continue reading
Posted Aug 23, 2022 at Pacific Jules
UPDATES 1. Air is 10º (Rain didn’t quite arrive) 2. John Kelly was guest chalker over weekend 3. There’s a temporary plunge pool next to ramp 4. There are three more weeks of Winter Continue reading
Posted Aug 7, 2022 at Pacific Jules
Air: 11º (Cold As) Water: 17.7º Ocean: Flat As Depth: Shallow As Lucy: Up-country on a farm Above: Newly set-up Shark Tracker Buoy B&B monthly dinner – Tuesday 12th July 2022 At our next monthly dinner, to be held on Tuesday July 12th at Bluewater Café at 6.30 pm, the... Continue reading
Posted Jun 21, 2022 at Pacific Jules
Conditions perfect this morning Continue reading
Posted May 15, 2022 at Pacific Jules
Beautiful black, sub-tropical night sky for 5.30 MLSC Candles Clustermuck of blubber stormed the 32 swimmers on 6.09 to Queenscliff Drinky slept on his good ear and missed his alarm Tilly smashed the A-Team, taking Triple Crown off James Bolds Anzac Ceremony at 7 am Several swimmers got stung by... Continue reading
Posted Apr 24, 2022 at Pacific Jules
It's a dark start for Tuesday ... there was lightning on the horizon - and we may be in for a rainy week Roberto loves challenging surf. No such luck today, it's a friendly sea What was that temp guy's name again? Kylie, Gary and Jenn waiting for the 6.09... Continue reading
Posted Feb 21, 2022 at Pacific Jules
Massive seas this morning ... water 22º On-Point Pete: "Too freakin' scary." ----------------- Honkers John: "Wild." ------ Jo Barton (Coming back in): "Butt-clenching." ----- Jeffie: "Nothing untoward out there ... but just a quiet teabag for me." ----------------- Bodysurfing Brian: "Not as bad as last Tuesday." ------------- Champs (who turned... Continue reading
Posted Jan 16, 2022 at Pacific Jules
Water 19.1º Air 19º Stingers Nil Entry Easy Visibilty 65% Sky Overcast Bay Calm Ambience Serene Rain Soon ... B&B is BACK!! From 1st December the Bold and Beautiful Swim Squad will resume. This means that the regular daily 7 am group swim will recommence. We request that you note... Continue reading
Posted Nov 23, 2021 at Pacific Jules
Air: 13º Water: 16.7º Surface: Flat Wind: Picking up, and cold Birthday Shout-outs: Public Announcement: Fishes Sighted: Fashion Update: Social Notes: One sleep to go ... all set for tomorrow night SOLD OUT Unfortunately the Christmas Party on 7th December is now sold out. If you wish to be added... Continue reading
Posted Nov 14, 2021 at Pacific Jules
CONDITIONS Sky Overcast Water 18º Surface Calm but undulating Ambience Trippy Returnee Dorset Air 17º Vis Poor Jimbles Nil Floaters Messy debris across bay Aid Tennis Ball Continue reading
Posted Oct 31, 2021 at Pacific Jules
Conditions Air: 13º Wat: 18.5º Waves: the big ones starting to arrive Queensie: Bommie looks like an alpine volcano Continue reading
Posted May 30, 2021 at Pacific Jules
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 May 2, 2021 at Pacific Jules
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
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 :)
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