Postcards from Pacey

Ian Pacey is half way round the world enjoying some great waves and living the life. Ian and SJ have so far been to Singapore, Indonesia, Australia and are now in New Zealand. Here are a few images and comments from Ian. I will update as and when Ian uploads more, or you can check out all of Ian’s pics on flickr.

Something sticking
Something sticking – Indicators last week. – I managed to fit in a surf before work this morning, taking the drive round the gravel road to Ruapuke as its gone flat in Raglan. I never took any shots but it was well worth the drive!!

This mornings catch...
This mornings catch… – nice waves at Indi’s this morning followed by a very hectic shift at work!!!

Christmas day surf!
Christmas day surf! – small onshore waves at the beach this morning and it made a nice treat not wearing thick rubber head to toe like a normal Christmas surf if i was at home!! SJ took the shot

Christmas day surf!
Christmas day surf! – small onshore waves at the beach this morning and it made a nice treat not wearing thick rubber head to toe like a normal Christmas surf if i was at home!! SJ took the shot

The beach
The beach – when the point breaks are tiny or you get bored going left You surf the beach and there can be some real gems!

Indicators
Indicators – such a good wave!

Yellow Indicators
Yellow Indicators – following Pink Indicators, same evening just slightly earlyer getting a yellow glow in the sky as the sun was setting

Pink Indicators
Pink Indicators – evening surf at Indi’s

Ruapuke right...
Ruapuke right… – When Raglan goes flat you come here!

Watching the waves go by......
Watching the waves go by…… – the swell came so did the crowd, it seems like the good swells allways came at the weekend here! – Manu Bay

Shipwreck Bay
Shipwreck Bay – Fun waves on the point at Shipwreck Bay – SJ took the shot

My first surf for two months!!!
My first surf for two months!!! – it felt so good!!

Flower Power
Flower Power – Pataua, Northland, New Zealand. – It feels good surfing again after two months off!!!

Sooo much Fun!!
Sooo much Fun!! – Me getting a little cover up! SJ took the shot

Long rights
Long rights – Noosa

Dolphins
Dolphins – Alexandra Bay

Dawn at Broken head
Dawn at Broken head – the last couple of mornings We had at Broken head were superb! – shooting straight into the morning sun made this a very hard one…..so had to change a bit but if reminds me of a sweet mornings surf!!

Narrabeen perfection
Narrabeen perfection – a very nice day!

Tree in the way...
Tree in the way… – Lennox head

Lennox Looking Good!
Lennox Looking Good! – nice set wave

Dawn Patrol
Dawn Patrol – Coffs Harbour

Lennox head
Lennox head – Looked pretty nice this morning but with 80 odd people in i went some where else!!

A very fine day!
A very fine day! – Manly last week

Freshwater beach
Freshwater beach – Sydney

Enjoying the waves...
Enjoying the waves… – Dolphin at Palm Beach today

Me at Manly
Me at Manly – SJ’s shot

The new swell...
The new swell… – Great swell today, got in at a couple of spots and got loads of shots as well….so a Good day!

Good day!
Good day! – Great swell today, got in at a couple of spots and got loads of shots as well….so a Good day! – Manly

Good day!
Good day! – Manly – Great swell today, got in at a couple of spots and got loads of shots as well….so a Good day!

Good day!
Good day! – Manly – Great swell today, got in at a couple of spots and got loads of shots as well….so a Good day!

Bondi lineup
Bondi lineup – busy busy!

The safe to the fun!
The safe to the fun! – Dee Why

Another one of SJ's...
Another one of SJ’s… – Me at Warriewood today!

One of SJ's...
One of SJ’s… – todays waves

Humpback Whale
Humpback Whale – We went up to Cape Solander after getting some very small waves at Cronulla to do a bit of whale watching and…..well We were in luck!!! saw these beauty’s come though!! It was amazing!!! we really did feel lucky!!

Me again!
Me again! – south coast NSW, SJ took the shot!!

Morning glory
Morning glory – south coast magic, NSW

Johanna Left
Johanna Left – in this it looks great but it was a big close out with some very strong currents by the looks of it!

Myself
Myself – Winkipop – SJ took shot I changed to B&W

The Man who turns on the waves
The Man who turns on the waves – One from Uluwatu Bali, the endless wave machine

Racetrack line up, Uluwatu
Racetrack line up, Uluwatu – sunset

The Peak, Uluwatu
The Peak, Uluwatu – very nice swell

Cutback at Ulus
Cutback at Ulus

Another one from Uluwatu
Another one from Uluwatu

Me at Uluwatu
Me at Uluwatu – This was taken by one of the local guy’s on the cliff!!

Uluwatu
Me at Uluwatu

Psychedelic dancing
Psychedelic dancing

Balangan
Balangan – nice section

Balangan
Balangan – Looks so nice but its so fast you’ve just got to race it down the line…. its hard to make i found…still amazing fun!!

Impossibles
Impossibles – evening light

Uluwatu
Uluwatu – Got to Uluwatu today, looked sick! not been in yet just got a couple of shots!!

Bingin
Bingin – Bingin this evening

Glassy Shipwrecks
Glassy Shipwrecks – morning glass

Low tide Shipwrecks
Low tide Shipwrecks – Lembongan

Shipwrecks
Shipwrecks – Nusa Lembongan

Medewi Local
Medewi Local – Medewi, Bali

Medewi
Medewi – line up

Psychedelic at Medewi
Psychedelic at Medewi

Medewi Air!
Medewi Air! – Medewi Local

Spot the English Man
Spot the English Man – looking a bit pale at the begining of our trip

Balian
Balian – view from Our room

Balian
Balian, Bali, taken from a video clip by SJ

3 Responses to “Postcards from Pacey”

  1. paul-wsh says:

    It has been great seeing all the pics from your travels Ian. The surf looks so good, I just want to drop everything and start travelling again…

  2. james says:

    Waves looks sick and some great photography too! Shame i’m looking at them on a day that’s barely going to break freezing and the swells too small to surf ahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh.

  3. Raff says:

    Wow looks amazing !!!! great work mate….on getting some rad waves and taking some epic pictures….

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