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Sannyasi: Towards an Eco Solution…

After several months of beatings and a bag full of made waves, Sannyasi can now show you one of their Eco Veneer prototypes. This lightweight eco...

Sannyasi: Towards an Eco Solution…
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Finisterre Storm Track Jacket

This is the most weatherproof coat I’ve ever owned. It’s strange – there’s no padding, wadding, fleece or down in there – just a flexible three-ply,...

Finisterre Storm Track Jacket
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Greensurf 100% Natural Surf Wax

I never used to give much thought to surf wax. As long as it was sticky and easy to rub on, life was all good. That...

Greensurf 100% Natural Surf Wax
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Used Wettie Conversion

Before you toss that worn out fullsuit into the landfi ll, read on. A couple of years ago, my buddies Troy and Mike from San Diego...

Used Wettie Conversion
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Rap to Ritchie

Rat-a-tat-tat. I remember how you spoke like that and how you rode waves with a strange rhythm and grace. When you spoke it was of things that...

Rap to Ritchie
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Patagonia Regulator Wetsuit

Today’s high-performance super-stretch wetsuits may be toasty warm and kid-glove comfortable, but most of them lack durability. Step on one of those wetties while changing...

Patagonia Regulator Wetsuit
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Sipping Jetstreams: An Adventure in Life

A film by Taylor Steele This film looks beautiful. It is beautiful as a simple slice of planet Earth through the eyes of a couple of...

Sipping Jetstreams: An Adventure in Life
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Hotsuits Heated Kidney Belt

While wetsuit technology at last seems to be changing after some years of neoprene stagnation, it’s also good to know that a simple idea using relatively...

Hotsuits Heated Kidney Belt
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Chasing the Lotus: The Lost Reels of Weaver and Wills

Schell Bell Productions Filmed by: Greg Weaver, Spyder Wills and Greg Schell Get it. They don’t come better than this for sheer depth of quality imagery, story,...

Chasing the Lotus: The Lost Reels of Weaver and Wills
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Surfer's Code: 12 Simple Lessons for Riding Through Life

By Shaun Tomson (with Patrick Moser) Gibbs Smith Publisher Some of us carry around a small credit-cardsized piece of plastic emblazoned with 1977 World Champion Shaun Tomson’s...

Surfer's Code: 12 Simple Lessons for Riding Through Life
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A Jack McCoy Sextet

Free as a Dog Occy: The Occumentary The Jack McCoy Collection: Bunyip Dreaming, Green Iguana, Sons of Fun, Sikjoy Well, if you want to have fun – just...

A Jack McCoy Sextet
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Natural Born Man: The Life of Jack Johnson

By Marc Shapiro This rather dry and distant celebrity bio of surf/rock hero Jack Johnson lacks the intimacy that might be brought by someone closer to...

Natural Born Man: The Life of Jack Johnson
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Planet Earth Sprout Boardshorts

It may still seem too much like winter where you live to be thinking about boardies, but check these things out. The Sprout is made from...

Planet Earth Sprout Boardshorts
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Digital Hero 3 Waterproof Camera

The Digital Hero 3 is the ultimate waterproof action camera, which stays bone dry down to 30 meters. In addition to performing as a 3...

Digital Hero 3 Waterproof Camera
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Natural High Lifestyle Paradise Hoody

Never underestimate the importance of a warm hoody. Whether you’re checking the surf on a bonechilling morning or warming up after a dawn patrol, a pullover...

Natural High Lifestyle Paradise Hoody
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Sannyasi Greenlight Products

New products towards an eco solution Eco Glassing Kits Sannyasi is able to offer Green Light Surfboard Supplies eco glassing kits in the UK. This is a...

Sannyasi Greenlight Products
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Surfing's Not Green

THE ‘ELEPHANT IN THE CORNER’ By Rick Brown The “green” Surfer’s Path and the Green Wave Awards are highly commendable, progressive initiatives, but don’t they gloss over...

Surfing's Not Green
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A History of Surf Forecasting: Part I

Old fishermen used to say it had to do with the moon, the wind, the lay of the seaweed on a low-tide rock, but their...

A History of Surf Forecasting: Part I
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Surfboard Tracker

The International Surfing Association (ISA) are pleased to announce their support of the surfboard security product Surfboard Tracker (SBT). The ISA believes that SBT will...

Surfboard Tracker
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Reel On, Great Highway

Directed by Mark Gunson www.bayareasurf.com If you liked this issue’s piece on Ocean Beach and want to know more, keep an eye out for this captivating documentary, due in...

Reel On, Great Highway
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Perfect Waves

The Endless Allure of the Ocean Edited by Pierre Nouqueret Abrams Publishing One in the same genre as Drew Kampion’s seminal Book of Waves, this coffee table hardback is compiled...

Perfect Waves
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All Those Summers

Memories of Surfing’s Golden Age Michael McPherson, Zak Noyle, David Darling, Tim McCullough Watermark Publishing Here’s a delightful and soulful labor of love from a fine and informed quartet...

All Those Summers
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All Tired Out!

Artificial Reef Creates Environmental Havoc – words by Drew Kampion Fort Lauderdale, Florida – An artificial reef created by dumping millions of tires into the ocean a...

All Tired Out!
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New Swell

By Byron Loker Double Storey www.byronloker.com With his uncluttered style and wry look on the craziness of a surfer’s life in modern South Africa, Byron Loker is reminiscent of a...

New Swell