805 Surf News

From Rincon to the Ranch

Get ready for crowded beach parking lots, neck tan lines, salty post-nasal drip and unexcused absences from work and school-surf season is once again kissing the coastline of Santa Barbara.

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Surfers Win Big in Huntington Beach

Top surfers from Santa Barbara region dominate on a national stage. Read story.

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Rincon Classic a Go

Surf contest takes over Rincon Point this weekend. Read story.

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Abby Brown’s Homegrown Paddling Power

The 19-year-old prone paddler from Santa Barbara is competing in the world championships this week Read story.

Thursday, November 17, 2016

Run to Surf on June 4

Surf Like a Girl founder Alelia Parenteau hosts fundraising event. Read story.

Thursday, June 2, 2016

A Surfing Zine Is Born

"Wild True Now" commemorates soul-searching summer surf trip. Read story.

Thursday, February 11, 2016

Mother Nature Steals the Show

Rincon Classic concludes in large and near-perfect conditions. Read story.

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Rincon Classic Surf Contest Running This Weekend

All systems are go for the fabled locals-only event. Read story.

Thursday, January 14, 2016

Conner Coffin Qualifies for Top Surfing Series

The Montecito-raised 22-year-old is to compete against the world’s best surfers on the planet’s best waves. Read story.

Thursday, December 24, 2015

Why I Surf — and You Should, Too

With second annual fundraiser on August 30, founder of iSurf explains the stoke. Read story.

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

New Stoke Clubhouse for Santa Barbara

Surfboard shaper Ryan Lovelace’s Trim Shop opens on August 15 on Parker Way. Read story.

Monday, August 10, 2015

Summer Surfari with the Coffin Brothers 

Young surf stars team with Surf Happens to put on Surf Out at Jalama Beach on August 8. Read story.

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Wet Suits Made from Dry Shrubs

Patagonia creates new water gear using a drought tolerant biorubber plant. Read story.

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Rincon Classic Concludes in Fine Fashion

Annual surf competition blessed by sunshine and quality waves. Read story.

Wednesday, February 4, 2015

One Wrist at a Time

Santa Barbaran Tom Brown is on a quest to conquer cancer through surfing and your forearm. Read story.

Thursday, December 11, 2014

A Santa Barbara Homecoming

Surf photographer Donnie Hedden returns to his childhood home, rediscovering its waves and ways. Read story.

Thursday, December 11, 2014
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