Surfing Yakutat, Alaska 2008 – part 3

By |December 16th, 2008|

Jake Beaudoin walking into a timeless surfing scene, Yakutat, Alaska.

As you probably figured out, this is the third post reporting on a 7 day surfing trip to Yakutat, Alaska. Part 2 was the story for Sept 28th. Something happened between that day and October 1st. Or, what I mean is nothing happened, with the camera that is. I know there was plenty of surfing, and along with it plenty of rain– so the photographer left his camera in the tent and caught up on some surf.  This was good, because on the first morning in October we were excited to see our first and only sunrise for the week. The six days of waiting for a glimpse of the mountains and a chance at some classic Yakutat surf photos finally paid off. No complaints though, waiting out the rain clouds is not bad when it means surfing for 6hrs a day, and when the pay off looks like this.


Surf Session – October 27, 2008

By |October 31st, 2008|

The 27th, Monday, brought some surprisingly nice chest high waves to Kachemak Bay. The photo above was a quick snap before I ran down the beach with a surfboard, leaving the camera in the car for this session. The photo doesn’t really do the waves justice. First of all, I was too impatient to wait for a good set, and […]

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A beautiful surf scene in Yakutat, Alaska

By |October 14th, 2008|

During a week long surf trip to Yakutat this fall we had one partly sunny morning. Not the best waves that morning, but certainly some outstanding scenery!

Nothing happening for waves in Kachemak Bay (Homer) Alaska today.