Here's what happens when your wife and daughter go away for the weekend. Friday boardwalk surf check:
Things shaping up for the AM:
Now that spring has sprung, the only way to fight crowds is to hit it early:
It's always sunny in Strathmere, but unfortunately, this morning, it was also dumpy. Back in the car:
South End. Looked OK, but decided to head north:
North End. It was lining up way better, so I surfed for a couple of hours. A very mellow crowd of no more than six at any time could be found here throughout the morning. This shot was right before I paddled out:
A few hours later, the tide was low and the crowds were on it. Load up the car and time to head out:
The remains of a Rojos burrito for lunch:
Work on my skills:
Watch my bracket crumble for the rest of the day:
Transfer a couple of records to disc for the laptop:
Sleep, wake up, repeat. Sunrise at Corson's. Waves were even more fun Sunday morning. After a two hours, the line up was starting to fill.
What remains with the low tide. The usual mix of old men riding longboards:
Pretty much identical to Saturday, minus the Rojos which is closed on Sundays. Wild times, I know.