Yearly Archives: 2020

Surfing FAQ

What’s the difference between a regular pack and a surfing pack? The main difference has to do with keeping your wet gear separate from dry gear. A surf pack will have a separate compartment for you to store your wetsuit and beach gear, keeping stuff like food, towels, and electronics safe from water damage.   Do… Read More »

How to Care for a Reef Wound

Coral exoskeletons, as many reef surfers know, can be extremely sharp. While most reefs are deep underwater, far enough away for surfers to be in danger, the occasional rough wave could send somebody several yards below the surface. When this happens, you may scratch a foot, elbow, or other part of your body on coral.… Read More »

Beaches in South Orange County

In South Orange County, I like use two beaches for the surf lessons I teach. 90 % of them are held at Doheny State Beach, which is best for beginners. Intermediate and advanced lessons, as well as bodyboard lessons, are held at Salt Creek State Beach. If you’re in South Orange County and interested in surfing… Read More »