coastal british columbia  

YouTube:Surfing & Skiing on Vancouver Island - Justin & Ethan Reeves your surf photos & video

» YouTube:Surfing & Skiing on Vancouver Island - Justin & Ethan Reeves - 7:21min


Rip Curl Founders Sell Iconic Surf Brand To Outdoor Specialists Kathmandu industry news

» Rip Curl Founders Sell Iconic Surf Brand To Outdoor Specialists Kathmandu

» Brian Singer and Doug "Claw" Warbrick have sold their iconic Australian surf brand to Australia and New Zealand based outdoor specialists Kathmandu

YouTube:Surfing Tonquin Beach Tofino - Video:Jeremy Surin your surf photos & video

» YouTube:Surfing Tonquin Beach Tofino - Video:Jeremy Surin - 1:41 min


Beyond Boarding Shredit 2019:Tamo Campos and Jasper Snow Rosen surfing & hiking in BC and Alaska... and a little bit of Japan your surf photos & video

» YouTube:Beyond Boarding Shredit 2019:Tamo Campos and Jasper Snow Rosen surfing & hiking in BC and Alaska... and a little bit of Japan - 8:17 min


Don's 24 pound salmon using anchovy in Barkley Sound - Photo:Slivers BC Fishing Reports

» Alberni, Ucluelet, Barkley Sound, Somass-Stamp River - 2019 Alberni Valley Labor Day Salmon Festival
by Doug Lindores

The best salmon fishing currently is in Barkley Sound. The many salmon that were in the Alberni Inlet have moved into the River system. The Inlet will fill with fresh salmon in the coming days.

♠ upcoming events

december 2019

» Surfrider Beach Cleanup at Esquimalt Lagoon - Dec 8, 2019

» Whistler Blackcomb Opening Day - open

» Grouse Mountain Opening Day - open

» Mount Washington Opening Day - Dec 6, 2019 - Delayed, waiting for snow

» Mount Cain Opening Day - awaiting the powder dumps

» Mt Seymour - waiting for snow  

» full CoastalBC Events Calendar  

♠ news/interesting links

» U.S. surfboard makers not so stoked about China tariffs Strict environmental rules and steep labor costs have sent scores of Southern California surfboard manufacturers to China. Now, the tariffs have Bowers and other executives searching for factories in places such as Thailand and Vietnam. -

» Red Gold: The Demise of California's Redwood Forest -

» China Creek:Vancouver's first skatepark celebrates 40 years of carving and community -

» China Creek:Dan Fumano: A 'rad' civic asset in East Van reaches a milestone -

» China Creek:Vancouver?s first skatepark celebrates 40 years of carving and community -

» RCMP and search crews looking for missing surfer in Port Renfrew May 11, 2019 -

» Police find surfboard but surfer missing near Port Renfrew -

» RCMP call off 5 day search for missing Sooke surfer -

» Juan de Fuca trail closure "horrible" for businesses -

» New: McMinn Bike Skills Area -
McMinn Bike Park in Cordova Bay is going to be built in Saanich this summer. The pump track will be located in the grassy field and will be approximately 50' by 100'. There will be a beginner and intermediate/advanced line.

» Nelscott Pro Big wave contest goes off with a twist -

» Dick Dale, Surf Guitar King, Dies at 81 -

» Neuroscientists Strongly Recommend that You Visit the Beach Regularly. Here's Why -

» Seylynn Bowl Series 24 Celebrating the 40th Anniversary of Canada's Oldest Skateboard Park -

» Surf Lakes Featured on ABC News - local ABC news channel in Australia highlights surf parks and shines the light on Surf Lakes technology -

» Man dies in surfing accident on Long Beach near Tofino -

» GoFundMe page identifies 27 year old University of Victoria student Nijin John as surfer who died near Tofino Saturday -

» Snowboarder dies on Vancouver Island's Mount Washington -

» Quiksilver to acquire all of the shares in Billabong -

» International Surfing Association and World Surf League Reach Landmark Agreement on Olympic Qualification -

» RIP: Bruce Brown, 1937-2017. Iconic California surf filmmaker passes away -

» Bruce Brown, Creator of 'The Endless Summer' and Father of the Surf Film, Has Died -

» No 'Eddie' big-wave contest this winter, family says -

» Dylan Graves, the Gudauskas brothers, Gerry Lopez and Hannah Scott session the Deschutes River in Bend, Oregon! -

» U.S. surfers recall adventure of riding Moncton's 'tiny' tidal bore in 1967 -

» Surfing the Petitcodiac in 1967 -

» YouTube:Trestles | September 5th | 2017 The pros warm up before the Hurley Pro begins in raw format - Identified Surfers - Kolohe Andino, Courtney Conlogue, Sage Erickson, Jordy Smith, Michael Bourez, Sally Fitzgibbons, Frederico Morais, Johanne Defay, Coco Ho, Ethan Ewing, Italo Ferriera, Adriano De Souza, Carissa Moore, Malia Manuel - 31min

» Surf Canada and announce partnership to assist athletes and fans of one of Canada's newest Olympic sports with housing when traveling -

» The Incredible Science of Surfing and Waves -

» 200m wide Waterspout spotted near Lasqueti Island -

» Jack O'Neill, wetsuit and surfing pioneer, dies at 94 -

» Jack O'Neill Dies at 94 Remembering the godfather of the modern wetsuit -

» Sea Lion Drags Young Girl Into The Water At Fisherman's Wharf in Richmond -

» surfer found after 32 hours in sea -

» Bankruptcy filing leaves Mavericks surfing event in doubt -

» When Others Run Away For Cover, I Head To The Lake Erie Shore To Capture The Beauty Of Waves -

» Great Lakes Surfer Featured on Steve Harvey Show -

» RIP Surfing Magazine (1964-2017) -

» Surfing Under Northern Lights - Chris Burkard in Iceland -

» Surf park proposal floated for Vancouver's False Creek -

» surf pool and beach is being pitched on False Creek beside Science World -

» Cassidy BC downhill mountain biker Steve Smith dies from brain injury May/11/2016 -

» What The Hell Is A Waterman?

» Here's How Munich's Illegal River Surfing Scene Went From City Secret to Global Sensation -

» California Surfers Look to Courts for Relief Against Lunada Bay Bay Boys -

» Lawsuit Against Palos Verdes Surf Thugs -

» Australian Surf film "Open your ride" - full movie -

» 2 bros prone paddleboarding from Ketchikan, Alaska to Mexico border will hit Tofino approx April 20, 2016 -

» Mexico-bound paddle-boarders make stop in Prince Rupert -

» Teen snowboarder who died on Mount Washington identified -

» Surf Stadium -

» River surfers invade Alberta's Rocky Mountains -

» Mount Washington resort sold to U.S. firm -

» forget your gopro. Here's a drone for you [guess it's not a drone if you're flying it] -

» Jay Mandarino buys SBC brand portfolio -

» SBC Surf & Snowboard Canada publisher SBC Media files for bankruptcy -

» SBC Media Files for Bankruptcy; Initial interest from new buyers -

» Mick Fanning attacked by shark -

» Mick Fanning has been attacked by shark during the final at J-Bay -

» RIP Johnny Rice, a true surfing icon -


» Sixty-six surfers on a 42' surfboard break World Record in Huntington Beach - June 20 -

» Battery-powered Surfboard Stuffed With $100,000 Worth Of Meth Washes Up On Beach -

» Mystery surrounding millions of sea star deaths on B.C. coast solved -

» NZ's first artificial surf reef wiped out -

» Chet Frost makes woden surfboards in Nanaimo - interview on

» Dorian [Doc] Paskowitz, Doctor and Surfer Who Lived an Endless Summer, Dies at 93 -

» The world’s first inflatable reef break -

» Three surfers die after getting into difficulty in the sea in Cornwall -

» Surfing tragedy claims three lives off Mawgan Porth Beach, Newquay -

» How to fight a tiger shark and win -

» Michael Scott Moore, author of "Sweetness and Blood...How Surfing Spread from Hawaii and California” has just been released, kidnapped in Somalia two-and-a-half years ago while researching a book on piracy -

» Visitors relish Martins Beach, Half Moon Bay, California, after court orders public access restored to surf break -

» World's 20 Best Surf Towns -

» Huntington Beach Surfer dies in the lineup - Wesley Goldenhar suffers fatal wipeout at 20th Street -

» Patagonia Surfing Wet Suits Go Green: A new kind of bio-rubber could change the way surf companies make wetsuits -

» False killer whale calf rescued near Tofino in critical condition -

» California swimmer talks about surviving great white shark attack -

» Comparing modes of surf tourism delivery in the Maldives -

» Liberalizing Nirvana: an analysis of the consequences of common pool resource deregulation for the sustainability of Fiji's surf tourism industry -

» Performance, agency and change in Surfing Tourist Space -

» Sustainable Surf Tourism: A Community Centered Approach in Papua New Guinea -

» Ensenada bay first surfing reserve in Mexico -

» Conservatives distance themselves from Northern Gateway approval -

» Big wave surfing pioneer Ricky Grigg passes away -

» Ricky Grigg, big wave surfer and oceanographer, dead at 77 -

» More than a thousand protesters rally against Northern Gateway pipeline in Vancouver May 10, 2014 -

» A shark-deterrent wetsuit? A sleek suit that taps our growing understanding of shark vision -

» Ottawa removing North Pacific humpback whales from list of ‘threatened’ species -

» Caribou, Humpbacks May Legally Stand in Way of Northern Gateway Pipeline, According to B.C. Nature Lawsuit -

» Kitimat votes 'NO' to Northern Gateway -

» NZ's first artificial surf reef to be removed, never functioned as intended -

» Humpback whales catch a wave at Pipeline -

» Hobie Alter, The Henry Ford Of Surfboards, Dies At 80 -

» after 23 years, Slater splits from Quiksilver -

» R.I.P. Hobie -

» Surfer / dolphin collision at Bawley's Beach, Oz -

» Forget the sharks... Australian beach is closed after four metre CROCODILE goes surfing -

» state-of-the-art surfable wave generator for rivers, lakes or large pools - £2.5 -

» Police asking for help to identify two men for the January 22nd arson at the Leeside Skatepark -

» SBC Restaurant 65' wide indoor mini ramp 109 East Hastings St. Vancouver

» Nanaimo area teen dies in longboard collision in Cedar -

» Gerard Butler in Talks for 'Point Break' Remake -

» Europe's surfers tackle mountainous seas raised by intense weather system -

» Surfers take on 18-metre waves of the Atlantic coastlines of Ireland, Cornwall, France and Portugal -

» Slater's Boards Stolen -

» Kelly Slater’s Pipe Quiver Stolen in North Shore Heist -

» Black swans surfing at Kirra in Australia -

» Australian Fishermen Free 12-Foot Tiger Shark in Dramatic Rescue -

» Shark Kills Maui Kayaker Fisherman -

» Kinder Morgan plans to ship 400 tankers loaded with tar sands oil each year through the Salish Sea. If the oil spilled, where would it go -

» B.C. Whale-watching vessels are receiving unusually close encounters by curious juvenile Humpbacks in the Salish Sea -

» Search resumes for Missing big wave surfer Kirk Passmore on Oahu's North Shore -

» Video of Kirk Passmore's Last Wave -

» Great White sightings on the rise in San Diego -

» New NOAA Model Improves Understanding of Potential Paths of Japan Tsunami Debris -

» surfing vancouver island
» weather / sea condition
» free classified ads
» skateboard
» longboard skate
» hiking trails
» climb
» sup
» skimboard
» kiteboard / windsurf
» snowboard / ski
» paddle
» cycle
» fish & fish reports
» scuba diving
» cave
» wakeboard
» entertainment notes
» industry news
» accommodations
» campgrounds










For me it is not the moment of achievement,
not the mastery of the elements or of a particular skill,
not the discovery of ability.
For me it is the ongoing relationship with this ocean and the balance and perspective that this relationship yields.

Welcome to from Canada's west coast | site map | weather | classifieds | work | email

appropriate listings and links for businesses, organizations, and individuals are free.
Advertising on this website

thanks for visiting

Copyright © 1997-2019 All rights reserved. | Terms of Use