“Apocalyptic death caves or prime example of nature’s beauty? And what of the men that ride these mountainous walls of water? Photo incentive chasing cash cows or psychotic big wave hunting soul brothers pushing their inner boundaries. Who cares? Sure makes for great entertainment for online readers right. ” – Coastalwatch editor Ben Horvath.
Long time locals are calling Monday October 19, 2009 one of, if not the biggest, most dangerous days at Shipsterns Bluff ever.
To view some insane video footage, a dozen images shot from the relative safety of the nearby channel, and detailed swell analysis by Coastalwatch’s meteorologist Jeff Callaghan head to coastalwatch.com/news/article.aspx?articleId=6725&display=0&cateId=3&title=Tasmania:%20Shippies%20October%2019,%202009.