Why We Love the East Coast

Listen up non believers, fellow West Coasters, and everyone in general, do you know why we enjoy living on the East Coast? Well for the most part (unless its summer) we get great waves, empty line ups, a great ...

Summer Of Surf Camps

"20% of surfing is falling, so do it in style" -Steven Stohrer, Head Surf Instructor It almost seems like the beginning of May was yesterday. The countdown to surf camp had just begun. Summer was just aro...
Cape Hatteras Light House

Streit to Buxton

Words by:  John Streit  Photos by: Brian Kelley This was a really fun, sun-filled day in Buxton with north swell peeling off long lefts. The photos don't show it, but this was a breezy frigid day with high t...

Surfing Florida vs Virginia Beach

By Coeltryn Kirkland There is always a different feeling to each surf spot. Not to downplay your home break, but its always good to surf somewhere new. Surfing can sometimes become stale and there is no bett...
Pups reflecting the energy of the ocean they play next to.

Briar’s View of Sandbridge

While we previously posted about Alec Truelove taking to the road towards Boulder, Colorado, I started thinking about another member of the group.  He's not with us anymore but he's never too far away.  He's ...
A nice moment with the ocean.

Surfing for the Shot

Growing up in the 90s and coming of age in the early 2000s, the concept of surfing was remarkably different.  Something else is also different; social media.  AIM ruled the day as people still had to pay per ...
Coeltryn Kirkland showing us what its like when fin technology comes together to put you in the right spot.

Rake, Foil, Cant, Flex, Fin

In an attempt to keep everyone happy with what I’m about to say, please consider the following; surfboard design is not an absolute.  Just like their are hammers designs for different of jobs, there are surf...
The S&A Trucker long board

The Trucker: A Post-Modern Longboard

I’ve been a long-time fan of long boarding.  As I’ve watched scores of bright-eyed, “Modern Collective” fanboys and fangirls come through our shop over the past decade, I’ve tried my best to lead o...
The oceanside front yard is one of the many perks of vacationing uncomfortably.

Vacation Uncomfortably

  People have been looking at me strange my entire life after I’ve explained my weekend, morning, or vacation.   The most common reaction to how I spend my free time is “Why?’ and I know I am no...