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Patrick “Patch” Wilson

Patrick “Patch” Wilson

Growing up in the depths of West Cornwall the search for good barrels soon led Patch to places like Mexico, Oz and Indonesia. Funding his trips with construction work, his recent focus has been on Ireland, Scotland and breaks closer to home. With a preference for solitude and quality waves, he’s out there whenever the North Atlantic begins to stir.

Articles

Cochamó

Cochamó

Jan 25, 2016 January 25, 2016

In early 2014, I spent some time exploring the coastline around southern Chile looking for waves and generally just checking out a place that I had always wanted to visit. I ended up heading as far south as Chiloe which is the first island on the coast of where… Read More

Home

Home

Mar 28, 2014 March 28, 2014

By Patch Wilson Growing up in Cornwall, in the UK, it’s easy to feel blessed when you’re young. I thought we had the best waves ever, and in some ways it’s true. When you’re a kid, the waves at home are all you really need. But quickly the realization… Read More

Winter Sun

Winter Sun

Jul 11, 2013 July 11, 2013

By Patch Wilson I was lucky enough to spend a few weeks in Sumbawa last winter at Lakey Peak. The waves were really fun and a few days it was solid and pumping. It was my fourth time out there and it’s got to be one of my favourite… Read More

Les Landes

Les Landes

Jan 23, 2012 January 23, 2012

by Patch Wilson A friend of mine, Nick Pumphrey, who I grew up with surfing, skating and generally causing mayhem, now lives in South West France. He has called Hossegor home for about six or seven years now. Now turned semi-professional photographer he still works the summers in bars and… Read More

Éire

Éire

Nov 21, 2011 November 21, 2011

by Patrick “Patch” Wilson Eyeing up a promising looking swell chart and coming to the end of a massive restoration project at work, I jumped at the opportunity to hitch a lift in my friend Lowey’s van and get back out to Eire for some waves again. The swell… Read More