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Surfing Seward, Alaska

By |September 7th, 2011|

Couple quick shots from a recent session near Seward, Alaska. We are in the Seward Harbor for a crew change and heading back out for some more surfing and exploring first thing tomorrow.

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Surf & SUP exploring Alaska

By |September 4th, 2011|

The m/v Milo arrived in Seward, Alaska yesterday evening after four non-stop days of surf and stand up paddle exploration in the Kenai Fiords National Park and Gulf of Alaska. The surf was better than we had expected and we are stoked after discovering three new spots on this trip so far.

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Turnagain Arm bore tide glass – video

By |August 23rd, 2011|

Surfing the Turnagain Arm Boretide. Watch the video below!

You’ll never know unless you go. This thought often makes us get in the car for the 3.5 hr one way drive to Turnagain Arm in search of the often elusive boretide. The tides are very predictable, the wave – not so much.

It’s always a gamble with the countless variables that change the wave, and then there’s the wind.  Ever since last fall we have been trying to find the monster wave we saw near the town of Hope. So far this year we are yet to see it. The serpent seems to be sleeping.

On one fine day this summer we did score a sweet, glassy, twenty minute ride with some nice clean faced sections. It wasn’t the double overhead wave we were hoping for, but it was good times. […]

Surfing Alaska – Valentines Day

By |July 27th, 2011|

It’s been a busy season here at Surf Alaska. We are getting stoked to fall into some epic surf adventures as the summer winds down. Until then, here is a little photo report from a session we had last winter, Valentines day in fact. Pretty nice offshore blowing, check out the snow manes flying off the mountains in the background!

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Turnagain Arm bore tide surfing May 2011

By |June 11th, 2011|

As promised in a recent post, below is a video from our SUP session on the May 21st Turnagain Arm boretide. You can read about the session in this post – Turnagain Arm Boretide – reaping rewards.

The sun, earth and moon have been getting back inline for another series of boretides coming up this week. Rumor has it the bore […]

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Raven SUP Shoot

By |June 3rd, 2011|

Pretty flat here in Kachemak Bay this time of year. Really flat in fact. Take this morning for example – you could see the reflection of the mountains in the water it was so calm.

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SUP demos in Anchorage

By |May 22nd, 2011|

Surf Alaska is in Anchorage with a trailer full of stand up paddleboards and wetsuits through Tuesday afternoon (5/24/11). Demo events planned for Little Campbell Lake this afternoon 2-4pm then Sand lake this evening 6pm-8:30pm.  If you’ve been thinking about trying this out give Scott a call 907-399-7873.

I’ll figure something out for Monday and Tuesday if I hear some interest.

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Turnagain Arm Bore tide – reaping rewards

By |May 22nd, 2011|

Jeff Hoke stand up paddling the Turnagain Arm boretide. Still grab from the GoPro video (coming soon)

Persistence can pay off. After our last epic battle with a windy bore I wasn’t super confident it was worth trying again yesterday.

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