805 Surf News

“White Owl” Dies

A certifiable pillar of Santa Barbara's ocean-loving heritage, Jeff White passed away this week after a long battle with multiple sclerosis. Read story.

Thursday, December 16, 2010

Surf Addict's Journal

Travers Adler chronicles the first few days of the season's swell. Read story.

Thursday, November 18, 2010


All aboard The Union Express, the train-cruising, wave-riding cinematic adventure. Read story.

Monday, May 31, 2010

Los Baños Pool Hosts SurfAid Fundraiser

Pro surfer Will Tant and U.S. swimmer Jessica Hardy among participants. Read story.

Tuesday, March 23, 2010

Rincon Surf Classic Results

After several weather-related false starts, the 27th Annual Rincon Classic surf contest was held last weekend with sunny skies and more than contestable shoulder- to occasional head-high surf at the fabled Queen of the Coast. Read story.

Thursday, March 18, 2010

Rincon Down Under

South Coast surfers do some damage at the first ASP World Tour event of 2010. Read story.

Saturday, March 6, 2010

Rincon Classic Postponed

Rain in the forecast puts 27th Annual Surf Contest on hold. Read story.

Thursday, February 4, 2010

Under the Sea and Unbelievable

Two new works of underwater photography gone mental. Read story.

Thursday, January 28, 2010

The Indy's Annual
Winter Surf Issue

Our annual winter surf issue delves into the Queen of the coast, Santa Barbara's backyard world famous surf spot. Read story.

Thursday, January 28, 2010

All Hail the Queen

It sounds corny, but the Rincon Classic is “like a box of chocolates,” as Forrest Gump said. Read story.

Thursday, January 28, 2010

A Queen and a King

The story behind the most famous Santa Barbara surf shot ever. Read story.

Thursday, January 28, 2010

Rincon Rider

Surfer Heather Tiddens talks yoga, her first ride, and the Queen. Read story.

Thursday, January 28, 2010

The Rincon Classic

The evolution of the 27-year-old surf contest. Read story.

Thursday, January 28, 2010

Dana Brown Premieres Highwater

Earl Warren Showgrounds will host an outdoor screening of the surf film as part of WorldFest '09. Read story.

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Surfers' Swap

Surf Swap Meet offers ocean lovers great deals on gear and raises funds for women's sports programs at SBCC. Read story.

Tuesday, October 6, 2009
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