As well as the obvious safety concerns, we also worry that this unnecessary service will lead to a marked increase in beach litter in the local area.
Lets face it, we are all paying a premium to the major wetsuit brands so that a few lucky pro surfers can enjoy endless trips to places we can only dream of and each time we paddle out in wetsuits emblazoned in logos we are providing free advertising for the brand.
My mum happened to be visiting when I first used the StereoActive and her exact words were “I don’t know much about these kind of things, but even I can hear how good that sounds”
What stands the Blawesome out from the crowd is the sheer volume of air it pushes through your suit – a whopping 60 cubic feet per minute!
Imagine heading out with a stereo system attached to your SUP, kayak, canoe or boat that can offer crystal clear and extremely punchy sound, whilst also guarding your phone, car keys and wallet.
This particular bore requires a fast incoming tide and when it breaks the ride can last up to a mile, so the stoke levels were high and the team were in high spirits.
As well as being large enough to hide away all known electronic car keys, the 5Gs can also be used to secure house keys, some mobile phones, credit cards and coins.
Testing has been successful and Surf Snowdonia are happy they have addressed the reliability issues at the site.
The £6 million project will offer waves for all abilities, creating knee to headhigh waves in 3 separate surf zones.
It is well known that wetsuits are laden with petrochemicals and are non biodegradable, and although a few are turned into bracelets or beer cosies, most simply end up getting slung out with the rubbish.