The Surf Sleeve is a new, patent pending idea that will save you from rash caused by your board shorts chaffing your inner thighs. This chaffing often happens to surfers who wear wetsuits all year, and then once summer or a warm water surf trip comes up, they switch to boardshorts and the shorts rub [...]
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Not too long ago, I was made aware that some people think I am living the life of a surf bum in Hawaii. Although I like to act like I am focused on a lot more important things in life, I am starting to think they are right. If you knew what my daily thoughts [...]
My coastal playground for surfing runs alongside a peninsula stretching from San Francisco to Santa Cruz. From north to south, here’s a tour.
Fort Point is a punchy left, the only left point break I know of in the Bay Area, so being a goofy-foot I’d love to try it someday. But right now it’s above [...]
The ocean here in NorCal is always cold. While the water temperature at Santa Cruz breaks may warm to around 60º F in summer, winter temps can fall below 50 degrees at my usual spots in San Mateo County south of San Francisco. While a hardy few drop the rubber for boardshorts on hot sunny [...]
Rashes and sunburns. On a surf trip to a warm water surf spot, apart from bodily injury caused by the waves and bowel irregularity caused by foreign foods, rashes and sunburns are two things that you want to avoid at all costs. These two terrors can make a perfect surf vacation incredibly uncomfortable. Here is [...]