805 Surf News

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

Peterson Takes Third in Australian Surf Contest

Montecito teenager Lakey Peterson took home third place last week at the Rip Curl Women's Pro Bells Beach surf contest in Australia. Read story.

Wednesday, April 3, 2013

Rincon Classic Is Surfers' Paradise

Boelsterli and Coffin among big winners at 30th annual surf showdown. Read story.

Tuesday, March 5, 2013

From Zero to 100 with Lakey Peterson

The Montecito-grown surfing star is profiled in a new film that premieres this Sunday at the Lobero Theatre. Read story.

Tuesday, February 5, 2013

Rincon Classic Still a No-Go

Annual surf competition remains in holding pattern. Read story.

Friday, February 1, 2013

Rincon Classic Still Holding

Annual surf contest not running this weekend. Read story.

Friday, January 25, 2013

Rincon Classic Not Running This Weekend

Annual surf contest remains on call for next weekend and beyond. Read story.

Thursday, January 10, 2013

Surf in the Rincon Classic for Free

Enter to win two free contestant spots for this year's contest by telling us what Rincon means to you. Read story.

Friday, January 4, 2013

The Friction of Evolution

Catching up with author/surfer/boat builder Christian Beamish. Read story.

Thursday, November 15, 2012

Hiding in Plain Sight

Getting to know Chuck Ames, the greatest fin maker in the world. Read story.

Thursday, November 15, 2012

Paddling with a Purpose

Chadd Konig raises awareness about hydraulic fracturing (aka “fracking”), a highly controversial oil-extraction technique, in a paddle from Santa Cruz to S.B. Read story.

Thursday, November 15, 2012

Infinite Stoke

Seventh grader Jace Kennedy marked his full calendar year of daily surf missions on October 8. Read story.

Thursday, November 15, 2012

The Indy's Annual
Winter Surf Issue

Winter is coming and, with any luck, actual surf-worthy waves (i.e. skip work, get a neck tan line, and go to sleep sandy and stoked and with sore shoulders type of waves) shouldn't be far behind. Read story.

Thursday, November 15, 2012
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