Venue: North Fistral
| ANIMAL NEWQUAY OPEN, FISTRAL BEACH|
Date: 14th 15th 2009
The longest running event on the UK Pro Surf Tour. Held at the home of surfing in the UK. The final event, inevitably turning out to be the decider.
Categories / Prize Money: Open - £2,000, Women’s - £500, Pro Junior - £250, Under 16 Boys - £100, Relentless Money Move - £250, King of Watersports Highest Scoring Wave - Sector 9 Skateboard
Status: Open – 1 Star , Women’s, - 1 Star , Pro Junior – 1 Star, Under 16 Boys – 1 Star
|Fistral Beach Wave Information
The most famous surfing beach in the country and the centre of the biggest holiday resort in the South West.
Faces northwest and holds waves up to eight feet; possible barrels at low tide. North Fistral (in front of the International Surfing Centre) offers good peaky lefts and rights when the sandbars are lined up.
Best tide time to surf: Works through all tides, Low tide is best
Driving Access: Through Newquay
Car Park spaces: 250
Beach facilities: Toilets, café, shops
Beach type: Sand
Break type: Beach
Offshore wind direction: Easterly
Access: Good from Carpark
Water quality: Good
Lifeguard service: In Summer from Easter until End of September
Past Event Winners