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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
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Sunken Forest CD

By Peter Joseph Burtt Ten to Twelve productions www.tentotwelve.com Sunken Forest … like our consciousness, our ancient roots … deep and rich, pulling images and emotions from a primal place...

Sunken Forest CD
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50 Ways to Save the Ocean

By David Hevarg Inner Ocean Publishing www.innerocean.com David Helvarg left the surf ghetto of Ocean Beach, San Diego over 20 years ago to pursue a career as a freelance journalist....

50 Ways to Save the Ocean
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Waves of Warning

By Glenn R. Hening Surfing Your Ocean Publication www.wavesofwarning.com A prodigious blockbuster of a surf novel by Oxnard, California surfer Glenn Hening, Waves of Warning is an epic tale weaving together...

Waves of Warning
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All the Way to the Ocean

By Joel Harper Illustrated by Marg Spusta www.allthewaytotheocean.com A children’s book about storm drains and the importance of keeping them clean doesn’t sound like anyone’s choice at bedtime. But this little...

All the Way to the Ocean
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Take it Easy, Share the Waves

By Wayne Patrick Murphy Visiting surfers beware! The friendly disposition of many an Irish surfer is no longer what it used to be. The traditional Irish greeting ‘céad...

Take it Easy, Share the Waves
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My Eyes Won't Dry

A Movie by Brian Conley C Life Productions A view inside the tube, or the outside world from within it, is the holy ghost at the heart of our...

My Eyes Won't Dry
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Shapemakers

A Film by Paul Kraus www.northpacificproductions.com In a low budget, home movie kind of way, Paul Kraus’ film, ShapeMakers is an important historical document. His informal, filmed interviews with some...

Shapemakers
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Surf Movie Tonite!

By Matt Warshaw Chronicle Books www.allthewaytotheocean.com Warshaw, Matt Diligent and prolific writer, editor, and surf historian; former pro surfer (ranked 43rd in the world in 1982), editor at Surfer magazine in the...

Surf Movie Tonite!
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Standing Down

By Michael Reynolds Lying can be fun, even if you’re normally an upright citizen … I’ve called them lids, spongers, boogers, speed bumps, belly rubbers and a waste...

Standing Down
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Surfing the World

SURFING THE WORLD by Chris Nelson and Demi Taylor Footprint Guides “This is not a surf guide,” says the intro. It is a “condensed perspective of the wider...

Surfing the World