Cathcing up with some action back in December and here is a short movie from the 16 December 2011 at Freshwater Bay with Lee Webster, Joe Truman, Andrew Court, Will Rome and others enjoying a nice swell. Below are some great images of the boys getting in the Christmas spirit in costume – Santa, his Reindeer and Elves catching a few waves.
It seems that the last few weeks have been so dark, gloomy and wet that when on Tuesday we had glorious sunshine and waves on the same day it almost seemed to good to be true. Here are a few images from the morning at Compton.
In 1985 The Isle of Wight Surf Club produced a calender for sale to its members. It was pre-printed with all the years events, meetings and the tide times at Compton at the weekends. Highlights for that year were;
Thursday 3rd January – Slides/Talk by Roger Mansfield (Former UK Champion) 7.30pm, Sail Loft, Union Road, Sandown
Friday 18th January – Agm/Video, Teachers Centre 7.30pm
Friday 8th February – Fancy Dress Disco
Saturday 2nd March – Jumble Sale, Wilberforce Hall, Brighstone
Saturday 16th March – Swim Marathon
Friday 12th April – Surf Film/Video
Sunday 26th May – Longboard Contest 3.00pm and barbecue
Sunday 9th June – (Back up date for Longboard Contest) 3.00pm
Friday 21st – Sunday 23rd June – Camping Weekend/Compton Farm
Saturday 6th July – Open Day/Barbecue 12 noon onwards
Saturday 10th August – Paddle Race/barbecue 4pm onwards
Saturday 7th September – Barbecue/Frisbee Contest
Saturday 28th September – Shortboard Contest 10am
Sunday 13th October – (Back up date for Shortboard contest) 10am
Frday 15th November – Surf Film/Video
Sunday 15th December – Cracker Race
If you can shed some light on any of these events please get in touch. Some one told me that the IOW Surf Club won the Cracker Race in Sandown? 3 years in a row???
Starting this Saturday at 8am, the IOW Surf Club Frost Bite Series! Winter league. One Competition each Month. October to March Six events Best three results to count. So how does it work? The first Saturday of the month that has contestable waves means the contest is on. i.e. a rolling waiting period. Open Division […]