Beacon's Beach Home
List of locals &
surfers including: Sea Ghost, Fi-Fi, Chuck, Scary Larry,
Kahuna, Long Willy,
Best Surfer Award
short & long
videos (Endless Summer)
books (Da' Bull)
Guest columns on
Hey, teach your dog to
Virtual Photo Tours
to Stone Steps & Moonlight
Neptune Avenue Parade
Pacific Ocean fishing
equipment: rods, reels, hooks to catch fish
of fish you can catch: bass, halibut, perch and
to tell a Beacon's local fisherman
Other local surf
Stone Steps Clan
the waves breaking?
Will the waves be
guide and tidal chart
Stop and smell the surf
Can you believe locals actually said this?
Misc. Beacon's stuff
How Beaconís got its name, locals, crop circles, surf pictures, surfing trips, the lineup, pelicans & map
Surfers writing about big waves
to: How to surf - beginners guides for surfing
|| Da Bull : Life over the Edge
The best surf book ever written.
||The Soul of Surfing
Today, as surfers push the boundaries of wave riding, the ultimate test for the surfing elite remains Hawaii's formidable waves. The Soul of Surfing is Fred Hemmings's "talking story" about
the surfing culture and history, his own long association with the sport, and everything from surfer slang to the daredevils who risk death to challenge the big waves.
||Good Things Love Water
Captures the soul and meaning of surfing from the
||Surfriders : In Search of the Perfect Wave
How does it feel to be in the mouth of a 50-foot tube? To get plowed under a thundering mountain of water? Featuring the most awesome surfing photography ever published and told by the men and women who shaped and lived
surfing. 100 full color photos.
||North Shore Chronicles : Big Wave Surfing in Hawaii
Big Wave Surfing in Hawaii. From big-wave greats like Darrick Doerner and Carol Philips to bodysurfer Mark Cunningham, here is a collection of engaging interviews with Hawaii's best wave-riders.
||Caught Inside : A Surfer's Year on the California Coast
Tossing aside a mundane and meaningless job, Daniel Duane went to Santa Cruz, California, to surf for year. The book he wrote about it, Caught Inside is something of a Walden of our times. It's wonderfully written, weaving wave wisdom with literary and historical references. And it's not for surfers only: even readers who have never seen the surf will find themselves taken up in the book's rhythms.
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