How To Enjoy Australia’s Finest Point Breaks With Your Partner
Beach accoutrements are enablers!
Surfing for extended periods and remaining on civil terms with your partner is achievable, with ample planning. A stationary car’s no place for a lady (or gentleman) to spend any length of time, so if your spouse isn’t one for surfing, then you need to put a process in place to make their beach time as pleasant as yours. It’s imperative that this beachside comfort comes with ample shade.
Imagine now you’ve just pulled up at Noosa, or Byron, Snapper, wherever, and for once the ocean matches the five star rating your forecasting app prophesied. Swell and wind cooperate. The next few hours are dedicated to rinsing off the past few months of two-and-a-half-second rides. Your eyes sparkle, your partner stirs. They read your enthusiasm and sigh, preparing for dissertation. Time to exercise some strategy.
Find the perfect spot, set them up good; snacks, a cooler bag of refreshments and reading material, all under the shade of a groovy beach umbrella. Make it as comfortable as possible, you’re playing the long game here. This is a couples picnic, not a surf marathon. Sit with them for ten minutes, show restraint, wax up, stretch, pray to your chosen surf god, the moment they settle, that’s your cue. Throw them a wave on your run-around, or better yet, stop by, reapply sunscreen, quench the thirst then return to the water. Rinse and repeat.
Stab have teamed up with sun protection ambassadors, Pretty Shady, to bring to you solutions for maximising ocean thrills with minimal ultraviolet repercussions. Slide on down and view an assortment of Stab-approved beach umbrellas.
First Point, Noosa Heads.
Super Bank, Snapper Rocks.
The Pass, Byron Bay.
Lennox Point, Lennox Head.
Bells, Bells Beach.
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