We set off from Brixham at first light. Still a good size swell coming in north east, but the wind is dropping so the going is good. Into the wind to berry head and the sun rises, lighting the sky a golden blaze. Round berry head and with a nice swell behind us we are flying along. Surfing the swell in a fully loaded taran is surprisingly easy and great fun. As we get past Dartmouth the swell starts to pick up and going around start point is looking like a bad idea so we cut the day short and head in to bee sands.