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Weekend is Looking Brilliant

How’s Everyone… Can you believe these charts? After the madness of those huge swells, she’s settled down to being a pure pussycat. Dawnie today was a...

Weekend is Looking Brilliant
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SUP: The Next Step Part 4

One of the key players in stand up on Hawai’i is Master Shaper and Legendary Waterman, Terry Chung. Terry graciously provided some time to be...

SUP: The Next Step Part 4
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Contented Consciousness Part 2 – When It All Comes Together

Location: Teahupoo 17 degrees, 51’South, 149 degrees, 15′ West Hey folks, So this blog has been a work in progress for about, oh, 2½ months now!...

Contented Consciousness Part 2 – When It All Comes Together
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SUP: The Next Step Part 3

The swells in the Islands have been raging. Water rescues, near drownings and broken bones were aplenty. The other day it was to big...

SUP: The Next Step Part 3
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SUP: The Next Step Part 2

Yesterday, after surfing my first several days in the Islands I choose to take a day off to film/photo. The swell had finally picked...

SUP: The Next Step Part 2
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Welcome to New Zealand / Aotearoa

Words by Bryson Latitude: 35 deg 18.8 ‘ Longitude:174 deg 07.3′ Aotearoa, The Land of the Long White Cloud, loomed against the horizon, slowly growing larger and larger...

Welcome to New Zealand / Aotearoa
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Aloha from Hawai'i

I arrived in paradise and was met by one of the sponsors of this project. His Aloha spirit was shinning bright as he zipped...

Aloha from Hawai'i
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SUP: The Next Step

Producing a documentary surf film takes perseverance, patience and a lot of luck. Not too many companies are interested in dropping dough into your...

SUP: The Next Step
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Weather Windows

Words by Matt Delany Lat: 32 deg. 25.037 South Long: 175 deg. 51.680 East From Day 1 of meeting up with the boys on Tongatapu the story of...

Weather Windows
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Chilly Nights

Words by Hugh 29 degrees, 10 seconds South 178 degrees, 05 seconds East Time stands still in travel The passage of time is a strange thing when you’re traveling...

Chilly Nights
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Minerva Reefs

Lat: 23 deg 38’S Long: 178 deg 39’W We are sitting in the middle of the largest contrast any of us have ever experienced. There is no...

Minerva Reefs
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Rarotonga, Cook Islands: A brief history by Bryson and the Moon Guidebook!

Words by Bryson Latitude: 21 deg 15′ S Longitude: 159 deg 45′ W The Cook Islands, a New Zealand dependency, lie in the centre of the Polynesian Islands...

Rarotonga, Cook Islands: A brief history by Bryson and the Moon Guidebook!
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Rite of Passage

Words by Bryson Latitude: 20 deg 30′ S Longitude: 173 deg 34′ W 3am, he start of my shift. I heard the rapping on my window, I guess...

Rite of Passage
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"I survived the Rarotongan Jetwash!"

Words by Ryan Lat: 21 deg, 12.3 minutes, S Long: 159 deg, 47.1 minutes W 28 April 2007 Docked, Avatiu Harbour, Rarotonga, Cook Islands. The “Rarotongan Tattoo” is the...

"I survived the Rarotongan Jetwash!"
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Hairy Seas, Torrential Downpours....and some Epic Waves

Words by Andy. After spending most of the day enjoying the calm waters inside the lagoon on the leeward side of Morrea, it was time to...

Hairy Seas, Torrential Downpours....and some Epic Waves
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Breezy Days

Words by Hugh Latitude: 19 degrees, 24.4′ South Longitude: 156 degrees, 19.3′ West Lest there be some confusion about the conditions we’ve experienced thus far on the crossing...

Breezy Days
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Back in the Saddle Again

Words by Bryson Right now I think it is almost 40’C in the cabin, the engine is bellowing and the sun is beating down. Ryan just...

Back in the Saddle Again
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Fish Fights and Squally Nights

Words by Ryan 3am, 21 October 2007 Lat: 18deg 37.3’S Long: 155deg 14.1’W 250 miles WSW of Bora Bora, en route of Rarotonga (Cook Islands) 300 miles away. It...

Fish Fights and Squally Nights
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Autumn Swells are Shaping

Hows Everyone… Another ok week, after another great weekend. Last weekend a squad of us had one of the so called sheltered ‘boring’ beachies up north...

Autumn Swells are Shaping
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Tahiti Treat

Words by Andy Latitude: 16 degrees, 44.16’S Longitude: 151 degrees, 29.3’W Coming from a pitiful summer of waves on the West Coast of Canada straight into the sharp...

Tahiti Treat