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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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

Surfing: S.B. Grom Wins NSSA Division

S.B.’s Hamilton Jacobs (age 9) made a big splash in the National Scholastic Surfing Association Gold Coast Conference season opener. Read story.

Friday, September 12, 2014

iSurf Fundraiser

Women’s surf school throws a block party for its new scholarship program. Read story.

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Benefit: SeaVees Legend Series

A custom Yater Spoon is currently up for auction with all the proceeds going to colon cancer research at the Cancer Center of Santa Barbara Read story.

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Rincon Classic Wraps With Winners and Warm Weather

Demi Boelsterli, Matt Maheri, and Kellen Ellison come out on top. Read story.

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Game On for Rincon Classic

The 31st annual surf contest will be held this weekend. Read story.

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

The World in the Curl

Peter Westwick and Peter Neushul offer an exhilarating trip through surfing’s history, from tourist attraction to multibillion-dollar lifestyle industry. Read story.

Thursday, August 22, 2013

The World in the Curl

Chaucer’s celebrates The World in the Curl: An Unconventional History of Surfing with a book-signing. Read story.

Tuesday, August 6, 2013

Bohemia at the Beach

The Funk Zone readies to get weird on the longest day of the year. Read story.

Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Stripped-Down Stoke

In the past five years, the sport has become a trendy, regularly showcased wave-riding pursuit. Read story.

Thursday, June 13, 2013

Ocean Divas Surf to Inspire

A growing group of middle-aged women is learning to love waves with Surf Happens. Read story.

Thursday, June 13, 2013

Board Shapers

Isla Vista’s The First Floor creates handcrafted surfboards. Read story.

Wednesday, April 24, 2013
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