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Bore Riders Diaries

Below is a collection of bore diaries written by the local bore surfing crew on the Severn for the last few years. Due to new commitments, these will no longer be updated regularly, but if anyone has any accounts of their adventures on the Severn they would like to contribute, then please mail them to us, and we'll add them to this section.....Enjoy the adventure!
(Blue buttons include photos, while green buttons are text only)
Summer 2001
A regular showcase by Sabrina this summer, with some glassy conditions.
Spring 2001
An awesome spring hangin out in estuary heaven!
New Year 2001
Plenty of rain and very little surfing, but always a wave somewhere!...
Autumn 2000
A pretty wet season with high rivers, but some impressive waves found by the crew...
Summer 2000
A very enjoyable summer with lots of evening surfs, loads of millage, and a film crew...
Late Spring 2000
A great weekend, with fun bores, a few guests, a bbq and lots of amusing anecdotes.
Spring 2000
Wash out in early March, totally washed out in April showers, and a virus hits the Club!
New Year 2000
At last Newnham channel starts working and our very own Apocalypse Now!
Winter 1999
Fun waves in November...But the river was a wash come Xmas!
Autumn 1999
Big waves found at some secret spots this season with popular breaks washing out...
Summer 1999
Rideable waves were found early summer along with a guest visit!
Spring 1999
April saw the arrival of the Welsh Longboarders and Newnham was the starting gates!
New Year 1999
No go in January! While February produced some reasonable waves...
Autumn & Winter 1998
Loads of surfing in the clubs first months!...and first visit from top pro 'Guts'...