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Old 03 December 2007, 13:36   #1
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Record Breaking Surf UK

Literally risking their lives in pursuit of thrills, fame and glory, two surfers claim to have set a new record for the biggest waves ever surfed in UK and Irish waters this weekend as 14m swells smashed the coast of County Sligo near Mullaghmore harbour.

English professional surfer Gabriel Davies and his Irish tow-surfing partner from Bundoran, County Donegal, Richard Fitzgerald were joined by action photographer Mickey Smith.

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Cool....and frightening...Just heard it on the evening news too.
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Yeah, he's a big wave nutter from Newquay. We've had upto 35ft waves bangin' in on the north coast for almost a week now.

More here......
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/cornwall/7122844.stm
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Big Waves in Sligo

And now you know why we buy Redbays.........

Here's some mre of Duncan.

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And now you know why we buy Redbays.........
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The Pembroke to Rosslare ferry (which ain't small) seemed to be having some fun too. Will try and get tickets to go on it next time we get proper weather.

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The Pembroke to Rosslare ferry (which ain't small) seemed to be having some fun too.
I feel sea sick just looking at those pictures!
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Saw Duncan being interviewed on the box. He sounds a lot more South Africa than North Cornwall. Which is about right as there are no Cornish people in Costa Del Newq.
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Saw Duncan being interviewed on the box. He sounds a lot more South Africa than North Cornwall. Which is about right as there are no Cornish people in Costa Del Newq.
Haven't you noticed how all the Lifeguard surfer dudes speak with a sort of Australian south african accent and it increases along with the jargon over the loudspaeker .

Best one are the pool atendants at the splash wavepool in Bude , they talk almost normal then as they turn on the wave machine it comes out full ozzy talk over the tannoy "and the next set of waves will be in 1 minut"
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Video of the big surf

Here you go




It appears there were four surfers on the day.

No shortage of bottle with these boys. Well done.

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