The Menai Straits: Back in July 2020, someone decided to celebrate the NHS by lighting up the Menai Straits bridges for an evening. A worthy idea for a fantastic organisation no doubt, though just after the longest day seemed a little strange scheduling. Of course this was a unique paddling opportunity for an unusual perspective. …
A time-lapse video of a steady downwind run of the Menai Straits, from the Sea Zoo to Menai Bridge. YouTube: Facebook:
A little more testing of the new GT2 prototype. Here’s a brief look at how it went. On this paddle it was time to try the rudder fit on a downwind paddle, along with the new plate footrest system. Menai Straits from the Sea Zoo – wind 33 mph SW @ Valley. Wind with tide …
Early morning slammer surf…
Snowdonia Rapid can be a bit reluctant to show its hand at times, but some days the mask slips a little.
Taking ‘elevenses’ on the Swelly Cardinal wave.
Playing around in the Swellies on a 10m+ ebb tide.
by John Willacy
A guide to surfing the waves of The Swellies, on the flood.
Surfing the Dee Bore – 16 min edited clip