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Re: We're the lucky ones!
In Response To: We're the lucky ones! ()

Now lets
: look at Crescent Bay, where when working the wave is steep and fast. There
: are often surf boarders there lining up at two areas, and taking turns.
: Out come a group of kayakers who monopolize the waves with three or four
: on every wave spread out over 50 yrds! When not on a wave they are all
: paddling out through the zone in everyones way. Very embarassing and rude.
: Also very arrogant and clueless. For what they are doing they could go
: south a bit and enjoy playing in the soup, or simply take their turn in
: the line up. Some kayakers simply do not know what they don't know.
: Remember the rules of the road topic where we had folks wanting to paddle
: around with strobes - clearly in violation of the laws? Now talk of surf
: standards that have held up for years as not really applying to us? We
: simply need to be better citizens on the water - me included.

Yup! Kayakers should be courteous and stay in the lineup and surfers should let them in the lineup. If they weren't in kayaks, they'd be there in line on surfboards anyway.

Shawn