Sunday, September 21, 2014

( S2 + S2 ) = Sunday Sunrise SUP Session

….early morning at a sandbar near us.. Jesse and I traded waves in the clean left over NE wind swell.  We celebrated the last day of Summer and welcomed the Fall wave season.. 
I called this the '' S2 S2 '' Session 
Both of us on the Stu Sharpe  (S2) Customs boards in the Sunday Sunrise SUP Session


Find something you Love and Immerse yourself in it.. 

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Edouard swell

Hurricane Edouard sent a long period swell, 3.6 ft at 13 sec .. 10 min wait between sets.. A few of us were at a local sand bar reaping the rewards of this unique wave. 
John T, Jamie, Pat, Ricky, John H, Jesse and I living in the moment

 Jesse and Jamie sharing a set wave..
Jesse jammin' down the line 

 Jamie just putting his new 8-0 on the lip

 JT on a stylish drop knee turn

Ricky setting up for the wall 

 Jamie backside attack as Ricky experiences  the foam cycle 

 JT bottom tun setting up for the nose

 Jamie carving 

 Ricky in position down the line

 I'll have 2 shrimp cocktails and a bucket, please

 John H droppng in 

 Jamie on the Cannibal

 TB trimmin'

roundhouse re-direct

 Jesse droppin' in on one of the larger sets today.

 SUP bye 

 Pat on a left slide up on the nose

JT setting up for down the line  

Jesse's gouging tail slide
"in front of your buddy no less"

Saturday, September 13, 2014

Drone SUP pics

Drone flyovers of some of the SUP groups at HT and SB.. Pilot Brooke perfecting his skills flying the DJI and filming 

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Christobal Leftovers video.

A little vid from the other day. Playing with the new Go Pro mount on the front of the Stu Sharpe 8'-8'' Custom G-Dog model.  This footage was shot this past Fri as the T/S Christobal passed bye us and sent a small leftover ground swell..  Last of the 5 days of waves.. 

Monday, September 1, 2014


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The Hammer  model they created is a board that is as close to the “Holy Grail” of the ultimate one board…all around…all water solution as has existed to date…an incredible magic carpet ride that glides across sections of water that have flattened out and allows you to connect sections that were not connectable…pure glide in a compact ride…flatwater to waves…the best all around SUP on the market!
We cross pollinated a Wardog Jammer with a Ray Lucke mini-Simmons nose…threw in a little (Liddle) Speed Egg influence in the outline…and, added in some Bonzeresque – like channel hydrodynamics…deep concaves…increasing lift…decreasing drag…quad + 1…multiple fin optimization choices…increased the primary and secondary stability…optimized the rocker line for speed…and, developed the “Chisel Tail” for increased maneuverability…etc…and, in the process, created a board that goes faster when you stand on the nose!!!
Anyone who would like to try out the Hammer let me know.. I have the  8-5 x 31 Model Floats great and is stable. Still playing with the fin configuration..

Friday, August 29, 2014

Fading swell this morning

Fun leftovers from the Christabol Swell..These are frame grabs from video I shot.. After the long summer, I was rewarded with 5 days of surf… 

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Christobal makes waves for our beaches..

Here is what 3.9 ft at 10 Sec looks like when it reaches our beach. Jamie, Jesse, John and I had fun sharing the waves that TS/Cane' Christobal sent us. 
 It was a one tide spectacular session. If you were lucky to get out you were rewarded with nature's greatest gift to surfers, WAVES...