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Old    JS (dreamer)      Join Date: Nov 2008       05-25-2009, 10:26 AM Reply   
Our pocket was not very long in choppy waters yesterday, is there things we can do to make it more surfable? Increase/decrease speed, add ballast, etc...
Old    Show (bigshow)      Join Date: Feb 2005       05-25-2009, 11:15 AM Reply   
Maybe slowing down would help; we've never had to slow down for choppy water.

Not sure how bad, bad conditions are for you. I say just ride. Learning to ride in rough conditions is a worthwhile still; it will improve your riding when conditions are better. If you can stay in the pocket when it's rough your pocket will be bigger when itís calm.
Old    Hate N Pain (hatepain)      Join Date: Aug 2006       05-25-2009, 12:37 PM Reply   
Agreed, but if it's so choppy you're getting rocked off list your screwed.
Old    ICE-a (usostyle)      Join Date: Apr 2006       05-25-2009, 12:53 PM Reply   
If the chop is noticeably flowing in one particular direction (with river current or from wind blowing a specific direction), surf with the flow, not into/against the chop flow. That's seems to help a little.
Old    JS (dreamer)      Join Date: Nov 2008       05-25-2009, 2:34 PM Reply   
Ya, we noticed going downwind helped as well.
Old    ken jones (wakesurf007)      Join Date: May 2009       05-25-2009, 6:34 PM Reply   
Pull in a cove and drank beer till it gets flat lol
Old    Art (rallyart)      Join Date: Nov 2006       05-25-2009, 7:54 PM Reply   
Put the kids out the back.
They'll ride anything.

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