The swell in the bay was junky and setty with a funny wind. However as we rounded the Bluff at Shipstern everything fell into place. The winds dropped right out, the swell was cleaned up, and the sun's radiant rays started to flow our way.
Dirty black beasts soon morphed into wild things of beauty, beaming wild blue and green. All the Tassie boys were charging, from Jim Hollmer to Brook Philiips and Benny Richo. Mainland surfers Ryan Hippo, Karl Atkins and Richie Vass made the journey down, amped and ready for the challenge. Nomadic Pom, James Hick, got one of the craziest waves ever seen out here.