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ACA Surf Zone Class, Fire Island Inlet, 9/28/14

Frogma (11 min. ago) - At Sebago, we gather to set up the schedule early in the year, when the days are still short, dark and cold. TQ and I had volunteered to teach a pair of ACA Level 4 classes, Tidal Currents and Surf Zone, at the Fire Island Inlet on the last weekend in September.  read more...

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Maroske Fittings

Walrus Kayaks Blog (1 hour ago) - In the interest of keeping weight to an absolute minimum, the Griffin LT's deck uses Maroske fittings instead of the standard recessed fittings. As the name implies, we didn't come up with these fittings ourselves; they are the brilliant invention of Gerald Maroske, a very talented amateur kayak builder.  read more...

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Help Name This Crazy, Giant, Oversized New Inflatable From Starboard

SUPracer (2 hrs. ago) - Starboard Battle Week isn’t all about serious racing and painful carnage. It’s also about having fun. And right now nothing says fun like a giant, oversized, ridiculously-large inflatable stand up paddleboard.  read more...

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Izzi Gomez just phenomenal

SUPboarder (3 hrs. ago) - A massive congratulations to Izzi Gomez for two amazing achievements this year winning the 2014 stand-up world tour at only 14 years old, and for making ladies SUP surfing look stylish and powerful and up there with the men.  read more...

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King Tide Timelapse

Rod Swan (4 hrs. ago) - Back in March I wrote a post about tides and how they are effected by the moon and the sun. The link to that post is here. The most dramatic time of this effect is during the King Tides which occur here in Mackay on the days of the full moon in January and again in February.  read more...

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Sep 30SUP Surf Location X announced, World Series Finals coming up & look back at the Huntington Beach Pro Grand Slam
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