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"You know you're an Old Windsurfer when"

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Created by hardie 1 month ago, 27 Nov 2020
hardie
WA, 4046 posts
27 Nov 2020 1:21PM
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When Kai Lenny starts looking middle aged






Yes I'm bored and laid up in bed with the Flu for 8 days in a row

hardie
WA, 4046 posts
27 Nov 2020 1:25PM
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When every windsurfer around you is getting into Foiling, and you're longing to find a Longboard with a Daggerboard in the Buy and Sell pages

curac
WA, 1091 posts
27 Nov 2020 1:35PM
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it hurts

GasHazard
65 posts
27 Nov 2020 3:35PM
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When an hour's enough, and an hour and a half is too much.

John340
QLD, 2196 posts
27 Nov 2020 7:30PM
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You forget how to jump on port tack

mikey100
QLD, 768 posts
27 Nov 2020 7:47PM
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... when in the morning, your bowels open before your eyes.

musorianin
QLD, 352 posts
27 Nov 2020 7:56PM
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You take up an easier sport, like lawn bowls or kitesurfing

Orange Whip
QLD, 859 posts
27 Nov 2020 8:08PM
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In the work place you're still on a high from the stoke of your weekend endeavours on Wednesday morning when all the dead beat ****ers half you age are still moaning about their dead boring ****ing weekend.

Tardy
3843 posts
27 Nov 2020 6:09PM
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You blame your gear ...so you buy new sh1t

morts
WA, 159 posts
27 Nov 2020 7:16PM
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When after a big day on the water you reach for the Voltaren before the beer

Stretchy
WA, 664 posts
27 Nov 2020 7:21PM
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morts said..
When after a big day on the water you reach for the Voltaren before the beer


When you prep for a big day by dosing up with Celebrex

decrepit
WA, 10273 posts
27 Nov 2020 7:37PM
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when people are talking about making you an immortal.
And when there are only 9 of you in your GPSTC age bracket

remery
WA, 577 posts
27 Nov 2020 9:10PM
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When most of your fins are US box.

segler
745 posts
28 Nov 2020 12:32AM
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When you can't take your cane with you on the water.

segler
745 posts
28 Nov 2020 1:05AM
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When you constantly have one foot on the banana peel.

--RM, age 72

mark62
388 posts
28 Nov 2020 1:33AM
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When you start buying/choosing food based on fibre content, not flavours

LeeD
2134 posts
28 Nov 2020 3:19AM
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When all your sailing buds are 20-40 years younger than you and the good sailors are 40-50 years younger.

John340
QLD, 2196 posts
28 Nov 2020 6:06AM
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morts said..
When after a big day on the water you reach for the Voltaren before the beer


You take the Voltaren before you sail

Ben1973
520 posts
28 Nov 2020 4:23AM
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Your only as old of the kit you ride, it is that women you hold, can't remember must be getting old

Gorgo
VIC, 4544 posts
28 Nov 2020 7:42AM
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... after 30 years they take you out from the side of the house and put you on the hard rubbish collection.

LeeD
2134 posts
28 Nov 2020 5:34AM
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I know a guy who started windsurfing in 1976, was the alternate for Argentina's Olympic windsurf team 10 years later, who still windsurfs 100 days a year on a 99 liter Fanatic Falcon.

Brent in Qld
QLD, 440 posts
28 Nov 2020 9:51AM
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When you remember your first board having rope to connect the sail to the board.

WaynoB
NSW, 379 posts
28 Nov 2020 11:06AM
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When all your sailing mates have grey hair or none.

Peter Hands
NSW, 183 posts
28 Nov 2020 11:43AM
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You think Zimmer is a new foil brand

Madge
NSW, 307 posts
28 Nov 2020 11:56AM
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when up hauling a board you expect to get whacked between the legs by the mast foot releasing for no reason other than the fact that its just a wooden wedge.

BSN101
WA, 1884 posts
28 Nov 2020 11:47AM
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Sail number is the same as the yr that you started - AUS084

elmo
WA, 8290 posts
28 Nov 2020 12:37PM
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When you think you're old

evlPanda
NSW, 9018 posts
28 Nov 2020 3:44PM
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LeeD said..
I know a guy who started windsurfing in 1976, was the alternate for Argentina's Olympic windsurf team 10 years later, who still windsurfs 100 days a year on a 99 liter Fanatic Falcon.







And here's me, lucky if I can get season, wind, tide, weekend, and now even parking, to all line up.

When you start a Seabreeze thread titled "Getting back into it after 10 years off!", ask about what has changed, and everyone replies pretty much nothing, except the colours, which are retro colours from 30 years ago.

Tardy
3843 posts
28 Nov 2020 2:16PM
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When magnesium and beer become your best friend after sailing ...and your language is not fit for young kids to hear when getting up to take a leak

Swindy
WA, 386 posts
28 Nov 2020 3:47PM
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For us on the large side.
When you look down you haven't been able to see your harness hook for some years.

da vecta
QLD, 2506 posts
28 Nov 2020 5:56PM
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When you come in from a big session on the water, grab a beer and kick back and still believe the Wallabies can win back the Bledisloe Cup.



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