Surfing with a superpod

        Perfect sunshine and warmth. Blue skies. Surfing with a super pod of dolphins (maybe 800 of them?) for 30 minutes or so. They were bow riding and playing just off of our craft. Amazing playful sea kin. Later we were almost arrested for trying to enter a harbor that happened to…

17 hours at sea…

The trip had just been a bit too docile up until this point. Smooth sailing (or peddling, more often than not), gentle surf…not much of a story besides the stunning natural beauty of the Gaviota coast. So we decided to embark on a night sail, beginning around midnight for a short jaunt down the coast…

Log town, excellent

Today, I missed an important top secret Surf Station meeting (sorry Tory!) because I was doing some research and development. By that I mean I forgot and went out practicing surfing and filming. The waves from the past few days were really great and this morning was certainly the longboard portion of the swell. I…

Transparentsea down days…

  We spent 3 leisurely days at Leo Carillo State Park, surfing, camping and having an incredible time around campfires all together. It was mellow and gentle. The ocean was relatively gentle and cold. I celebrated my 26th lap around the sun (hear a song about it here: day-8-lap-of-the-sun) learning about the deteriorating health of the…

Neckbeard Contest Winners

The votes are in and the gnarliest Neckbeard has been chosen! 1st Place – Worth Gaylor Worth won himself a brand spanking new Channel Islands Neckbeard Surfboard! 2nd Place – Joesph ‘Za’ Alexander Za won himself a $50.00 Surf Station giftcard! 3rd Place – Bluebeard Bluebeard won a $20.00 Surf Station Giftcard! Honorary Winner –…