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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
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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
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Another beautiful sunrise to wake up to ... makes the early wake up and cold start 100% worth it!! Low tide this morning made the swim a little shorter for us all! Just caught the blue groper on camera this morning ... unfortunately I think he's a bit camera shy... Continue reading
Posted Jul 22, 2019 at Pacific Jules
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A promising sunrise as I was walking along the beachfront towards the clubhouse at 6.15 this morning ... before the murmurs started Gathered around the B&B tree. 6.33 goes by and I haven't seen any swimmers walk down the ramp yet. Talk was of a 5.30 swimmer who had been... Continue reading
Posted Jul 1, 2019 at Pacific Jules
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CONDITIONS Air: 10º and crispy Sky: Crystal-clear Moon: Full and bright Venus: Risen @ 5.50 a.m. Water: 18.8º (16.5º @ Shelley) Vis: 65% (probably still polluted) Newbs: Three Swam: 185 Rain: Nil Sun: Yes! ------ Fashion: Leisa turns it on ------------- Trending: Suits you, Craig ------------- Controversy: Three mirthful folk... Continue reading
Posted Jun 18, 2019 at Pacific Jules
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Hailed by critics. Thirteen tracks (plus a few more old standards ...) ----- Skipper Hayes is back on dry land ------ The Solstice Swim 2019 Saturday 22nd June 6.15 am Only the one Solstice swim this winter (Badges have been printed) ---- The concrete's complete ----- Long Weekend and there's... Continue reading
Posted Jun 9, 2019 at Pacific Jules
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Perfect conditions this morning. Flat, clear water ... and brisk yet sunny. --------------------- 5.30s: "Hurry up, Billy." ------------------- Maurizio the freediver shot this pic yesterday ------------------------ Five sleeps until the 'other' Palmy to Manly swim kicks off next Saturday at 6 a.m. ---------------------- Chris Taylor clicks over the magic 2000... Continue reading
Posted May 5, 2019 at Pacific Jules
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Astrid the pocketdog ... 6.15 and still dark here at the coffee shop Viktor the Newbie from Gothenburg: "The water is never this warm in Sweden." bags of M&Ms Today's full-page advert in SMH (... and saying the island is off Tasmania) Babewatch Event Babewatch are holding their annual 6... Continue reading
Posted Mar 31, 2019 at Pacific Jules
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Air: 23º Water: 25º Blueys: Yes Rain: No Options: Harbour Crowds: Low Swam: 180 pax Newbies: Seven The 5.45 crew ran a Seabus to Curl Curl as part of weekend's final 10-km summer series. Trip involved picking up two groups of passengers b/w Shelley and Freshwater. Well - somewhere along... Continue reading
Posted Mar 3, 2019 at Pacific Jules
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---------------- QUICK QUIZ Guess who ------------ Don't forget the gallery shindig this Saturday ---------------- Don't forget Belinda's cake stall on Sunday. Baked goods welcome! Stats: Swimmers: 310 Newbies: 10 (What - On an ordinary Thursday!?) Temp: 22.2 --------------- The Monthly Dinner is back!! – 12th February 2019 – Guest Speaker... Continue reading
Posted Feb 6, 2019 at Pacific Jules
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How to have a better life. Temp: 20.2º --------- Operation Crayweed Grass planting in Cabbage Tree Bay If you are interested in supporting/assisting this initiative by way of signing up to be a CV (Citizen Volunteer) please read on. The SIMS (Sydney Institute of Marine Science) Project Team expect to... Continue reading
Posted Dec 30, 2018 at Pacific Jules
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Yes - it was the painter who put that toe-stubbing slab down there past the ramp BIRTHS, DEATHS and MARRIAGES Below: Richard's 'Free Sailing Day' and SUP etc About 9 pm Saturday night parents were driving frantically for hospital when she told him to pull over at surf club's toilets.... Continue reading
Posted Oct 28, 2018 at Pacific Jules
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CONDITIONS Air: 11º Sky: Clear Vis: 80% Stingers: One Wind: Westerly Rain: Nil Water: 15.3º Swimmers: 142 BLOG DATA Blog title: The Bangles Missing blogger: Simon the nuclear scientist Other Monday Blogger: 'Magic Hands’ Andrew Fill-in blogger: Roger the cartoonist Foto Support: Fiona the Oils Painter This has been a... Continue reading
Posted Aug 12, 2018 at Pacific Jules
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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
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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
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---------- 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
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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
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---------- 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
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-------------- 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
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