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Surfing on Ambergris? #30589
10/31/00 12:11 AM
10/31/00 12:11 AM
Joined: Aug 2000
Posts: 19
Arizona, USA
ERLISS  Offline OP
Hey all, I am curious if there is any surfing on the island or perhaps a near by caye? I know the reef breaks the swells from the beach, but are there any breaks on the reef? I am looking for anything rideable! Thanks for the help and any info you can offer!


Re: Surfing on Ambergris? #30590
10/31/00 12:14 AM
10/31/00 12:14 AM
Joined: Nov 2001
Posts: 431
Sandshaker Offline
Sandshaker  Offline
I havent seen any surfers or surf.
Got a lot of people riding sail boards and jet skis though.
Even got some of those new little one man power boats....those are really cool!

Re: Surfing on Ambergris? #30591
10/31/00 12:19 AM
10/31/00 12:19 AM
Joined: Oct 2000
Posts: 87
San Antonio, Texas, USA (Nov 1...
Marietta Offline
Marietta  Offline
I was there for a week so am not an expert, but... from my experience, the only one who might find a useful purpose for the waves that break on Ambergris Caye is my grandbaby who likes to splash his toes in the bathtub.

Re: Surfing on Ambergris? #30592
10/31/00 12:20 AM
10/31/00 12:20 AM
Joined: Aug 2000
Posts: 19
Arizona, USA
ERLISS  Offline OP
That is a bummer! I guess this is a good excuse for me to learn to windsurf, now! Thanks for the info!! I really appreciate not having to drag a board down there for no waves! Thanks again!!


Re: Surfing on Ambergris? #30593
10/31/00 11:05 AM
10/31/00 11:05 AM
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Posts: 197
Maine, USA
Jericco Offline
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As an old surfer from Los Angeles, and I have the knobby knees to prove it, I can guarantee you that you will not be hanging ten on Ambergris. However, the windsurfing is great!

Re: Surfing on Ambergris? #30594
10/31/00 01:38 PM
10/31/00 01:38 PM
Joined: Oct 1999
Posts: 79,885
oregon, spr
Marty Offline

Marty  Offline
you would get chopped up by the reef.
not a pretty sight.

however- the windsurfing is spectacular.

Re: Surfing on Ambergris? #30595
10/31/00 03:31 PM
10/31/00 03:31 PM
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CAPTAIN bigzeke Offline
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Bring your can surf the web and no sharks will mistake you for a seal either!

There is only one cure for baldness. It was invented by a Frenchman. It is called the guillotine.
Re: Surfing on Ambergris? #30596
10/31/00 06:31 PM
10/31/00 06:31 PM
Joined: May 2000
Posts: 2,090
Corpus Christi, Texas USA
Debbie Offline
Debbie  Offline
My son is a dyed in the wool surfer nut and was initially disappointed that there were no waves in AC. But he found so many other "cool" things to do that he didn't miss it one day!!! Learn something new and have fun!!!

Re: Surfing on Ambergris? #30597
11/01/00 09:56 PM
11/01/00 09:56 PM
Joined: Apr 2000
Posts: 4,262
St Louis, Mo., USA/San Pedro
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Ya can hang ten over Victoria Falls!

Gone fishing!!
Re: Surfing on Ambergris? #30598
11/01/00 10:44 PM
11/01/00 10:44 PM
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Posts: 434
Pensacola, FL. USA
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Bill, you are a trip! LOL...Victoria Falls

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