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West Coast, Dec 14, 2014 - Photo:Curtis Rispin West Coast, Dec 14, 2014 - Photo:Curtis Rispin your surf photos

» West Coast, Dec 14, 2014 - 5 photos by Curtis Rispin

» Jordan Chabot - Vancouver Island

Jordan Chabot - Vancouver Island

the Dock Box recovery on Oyster Bay, Ladysmith BC, Dec/14/2014 Santa & the West Marine Dock Box - Oyster Bay, Ladysmith BC, Dec/13/2014 day to day Stand Up Paddleboard photos

» the Dock Box recovery - Dec/14/2014

» Santa & the Dock Box - Dec/13/2014

» misty quiet evening- Dec/06/2014

» the cabin - Dec/05/2014

» the Derelict Sailboat - Dec/03/2014

the cabin on Oyster Bay, Ladysmith BC, Dec/05/2014 the Derelict Sailboat on Oyster Bay, Ladysmith BC, Dec/03/201

Vancouver Island - Photo:Jordan Chabot your view of BC

» Vancouver Island - 4 photos by Jordan Chabot

Introducing The Sitka Society for Conservation environment

» Introducing The Sitka Society for Conservation
Our vision is a world in balance.
That sounds like a grand aspiration, and it is


YouTube:recycling Ocean Village Beach Resort old cabin interiors into new Pacific Islands Surfboards your surf photos

» YouTube:recycling Ocean Village Beach Resort old cabin interiors into new Pacific Islands Surfboards

YouTube:Diamonds in the Tuff - StoryHive Pitch Created By Nicholas Cupelli your surf photos

» YouTube:Diamonds in the Tuff - StoryHive Pitch Created By Nicholas Cupelli

Proposed pilot to feature Tofino shaper Stefan Aftanas

Vimeo:the protest against the proposed Kinder Morgan pipeline expansion from the Tar Sands through Burnaby environment

» Vimeo:the protest against the proposed Kinder Morgan pipeline expansion from the Tar Sands through Burnaby

Steelhead fishing in the Stamp has picked up during the past weeks.  The river has now gone up a lot due to heavy rain - Photo:Slivers BC Fishing Reports

» Alberni, Ucluelet, Barkley Sound, Somass-Stamp River - Dec/16/2014
the Stamp has been pretty much non fishable. Not since the 1964 tidal wave has the Somass River been so high

♠ upcoming events       full CoastalBC Events Calendar


» Vancouver Art Gallery meet to LB - Thurdsdays 8pm

» Victoria paddles: Sun 9:30am Gyro / Tues 6:30pm Willows

» Nanaimo longboard skate - Sundays @ noon @ Switchback

» Coastal Race Club weekly rides [street cycle lower mainland]


december 2014

» Mount Washington Opening Day - not enough snow for Dec 05 opening

» Mount Cain Opening Day - not enough snow for Dec 6th opening

» Surfrider Beach Cleanup at Muir Creek - December 14, 2014  

♠ news/interesting links

» 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 -

» New 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 -

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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.

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