ARTICLE / LINKS. 7.3 the Coast Goes Flat! This is a self-participation event. At the very least, talk to every adjacent neighbor. We want to teach people how to prepare before disaster and how to shelter in place after a disaster. Earthquake: STORE WATER (1 gallon/day/per person) Fire: CREATE DEFENSIBLE SPACE around your house, AND […]
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.
VIDEO. 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. Coastal Butterfly, Michelle Dragony savors the Coastal Trail. She and her intrepid cruiser, Flame, can be spotted flitting up and down […]
ARTICLE. Scholastic Surf Series hosted a State Championship Surf Competition in Oceanside, CA. Out of approximately 27 schools and 48 female short board surfers, our very own Cuhna Middle School student, Zoe Chait took first place and won! Zoe surfed smart throughout the whole competition despite small, choppy, shore breaks. With her sharp, clean turns […]
ARTICLE. HMB finished out the season with 3rd place out of 6 in the Santa Cruz Scholastic Surf League, tied at 261 points with the #2 team of SC Mountain, but a place behind after a 53-52 loss at Pleasure Point. http://www.scsurfleague.org/p/results.html Individual top finishers: Men’s Shortboard (MSB): Clay Johnson (5), Ryan Bair (8), Luca Padua (17), […]
PHOTO / VIDEO. Thanks to for their service ~ (l-r) Tanner Islander, Matt Tolar, Nico Simrock, Grayson Capers, Jason Stark, North Cossman and the 2019 Guards SWIM WINNER, and HMBHS Senior, Nate Feix. Veterans North Cossman and Jason Stark coming out of the water after tryouts. This is the kind of work these local men […]
PHOTO ESSAY / VIDEOs. The Oriental Lady was high and dry for the better part of a month. Pillar Point Deputy Harbor Master, Cary Smith, came with his crew at high tide and tried to twist and drag the keel out of the water. After 20 minutes it was not looking good as the tide […]
ARTICLE. The final comp of the regular season for the Surfin Cougars started in clean offshore conditions for the team round, blessed with cloudless skies and a fresh pulse of swell. Unfortunately, that didn’t last long and the tide drained out with the predictable result that it wreaked havoc with the organized swell, resulting in […]