SURFER FIRST AID web-article with curated videos by Magic Seaweed’s Callum Swift. Brilliant and comprehensive review of what you need to know in the event of a spine injury, heart attack and shark bite when you’re out surfing. The more surfers who know what to do in an emergency the safer everyone will be. Callum denotes […]
Surfers, stand-up paddlers, kayakers, surf-skiers, boogie boarders and skim boarders are of the surf. It is a lifestyle and a culture.
With every kind of wave, including Mavericks, the Coastside is a great place to get wet every day. Stay tuned as we interview many different coastal water people. Sometime it will be a photo-essay, a podcast and/or a video. You know every surfer can tell exciting stories.
The Coastal Trail brings the coast together to enjoy the uncompromising beautify of the northern California coastline. There so many gorgeous trails along the coast. It can be hard to pick a favorite. Like a Coastal Butterfly, Michelle Dragony savors the Coastal Trail. She and her intrepid cruiser, Flame, can be spotted flitting up and […]
Finding Richard Moss California State Lifeguard Hunter Murison covers the north end on Montara State Beach today, Saturday, July 15th 2017. In the background (just above the radio antennae) are two jetskis in the water… PowerRay Underwater Robot Camera and Brian Overfelt and his Mavericks partner, Andy Erskine, assist Craig Glover from Burlingame’s Powervision to […]
Dom Padua presents Drifter. Soon to be a coastal classic. We live in a place where kids can be kids, well, and where adults can be kids again, too. Isn’t it nice to get an idea in your head and just go with it…even if it is a bit sketch ~ or especially because it is […]
Keith Mangold and Ed Larenas, of the Surfrider Foundation (San Mateo County), presented this powerpoint at the Half Moon Bay Yacht Club in May, 2017. Click here to read: Capistrano Beach Beach Pollution Report 2017 Research This is a comprehensive report that reviews the history, geography, geology, tides and sources of Pillar Point Harbor pollution. San Mateo County’s […]
Dom Padua captures the warmth and friendliness of the Old Princeton Landing Public House and Grill with another chill video. (Hi to Rusty the Bartender!) Foodie shots of OPL burgers, tacos and a major big wave surfer favorite ~ The Hawaiian Bucket. It will make you hungry, and thirsty. Great place to watch sports and […]
On Tuesday afternoon September 6th, 2016, I get a call from Kenny Howell, of Epic Surfski fame. He was calling me from the harbor mouth, whilst on his Epic Surfski to make a “reservation” for Casey and Ryan at the “Coastside Beach Club campground” – the vacant lot where the Coastal Butterfly stores her paddlecraft. Ryan […]