Maui Surf Report

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Posted 23 hours ago

8am the first overhead set just came in at hookipa. Improving by the hour. 7 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 24 hours ago

7.30am hookipa now has inconsistent head high sets with flat spells in between. 6 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 24 hours ago

6.30am hookipa is flat to chest high and clean. No proper nw sets in 10 minutes. Will look different tonight. 5 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Thursday 11 14 19 morning call

Posted 25 hours ago

No Maui photos from yesterday, here's Cloudbreak instead by Brothers Surf Tours. Too small to get excited here, if we're lucky we'll get some knee high stuff from that swell in 3-4 days. Not many… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Wednesday 11 13 19 morning call

Posted 2 days ago

It was a Kai Penny kind of day. The first surfer that I didn't recognize while filming at Hookipa was little brother Ridge! Btw, the sick turn I posted yesterday was by Ian Walsh (thanks Alex). … [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 3 days ago

6.45am hookipa is head high plus and clean. 8 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Tuesday 11 12 19 morning call

Posted 3 days ago

The wonderful windless conditions blessed us also yesterday morning. My ribs are flaring up a bit, I'm back at using my custom tank top with inside foam cushion. A friend of mine once told me… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 4 days ago

6.30am hookipa is head to head and a half and clean. Feels like the swell is winding down and the reinforcement is not quite hitting yet. 8 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Monday 11 11 19 morning call

Posted 4 days ago

Another day of excellent waves on both north and south shore. Here's my opener. Later in the day, the trades picked up enough for the good sailors to tackle the waves with some really clean… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 5 days ago

6.30am hookipa is head and a half and clean. 8.5 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Sunday 11 10 19 morning call

Posted 5 days ago

Another great day of surfing in Maui, both on the north and south shore yesterday. I surfed Hookipa twice and in between I took these photos. Tanner Hendrickson loading up in the bottom… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 6 days ago

7am hookipa has inconsistent but increasing head high sets from the new nw swell and wonderful conditions. 9 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Saturday 11 9 19 morning call

Posted 6 days ago

Another day of fun waves at Hookipa. October had wind (and big waves) for a few days at the beginning, and then it has been pretty much windless. 4am significant buoy readings and discussion South… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 7 days ago

7am hookipa has chest to head high glassy waves. Not particularly consistent and a bit fat. 6 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Friday 11 8 19 morning call

Posted 7 days ago

Yesterday was a classic day in which the conditions at Hookipa changed every 10 minutes or so. Please remember that when reading the beach reports, that only indicate the conditions when I see them…. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 8 days ago

6am hookipa is chest to head high, overlapping short periods, weak and poor shape. No wind. 4 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Thursday 11 7 19 morning call

Posted 8 days ago

Before I forget again, Hi-Tech is looking for a worker in the rentals in Kahului. About 20 hours/week (4-5 half day shifts). Must be a surfer and windsurfer. Email me or call the shop (877-2111) to… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 9 days ago

7am hookipa is head and a half in average, which means there's bigger and smaller sets. Decently clean. 7.5 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Wednesday 11 6 19 morning call

Posted 9 days ago

Another day of big waves yesterday, but this is a photo from the 80's posted by Levi Siver. It shows Fred Haywood at Hookipa in front of a wave that is double mast plus. "I wonder how big was Jaws on… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Tuesday 11 5 19 morning call

Posted 10 days ago

Big waves yesterday, let's open with a Jaws one posted by Kai Lenny (photo by Erik Aeder). The caption was: Another great day testing a new concept paddle-in gun at Pe’ahi. Crazy… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Monday 11 4 19 morning call

Posted 11 days ago

Small waves but very good quality yesterday morning at Hookipa. This is still the morning, sunset saw a little bigger sizes (I caught a overhead one) and even cleaner conditions. Elliot Leboe is… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 12 days ago

6.30am hookipa is waist to occasionally shoulder high and clean. Waves only at the point and pavilions. 6.5 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Sunday 11 3 19 morning call

Posted 12 days ago

Conditions were excellent in the early morning at Hookipa. From 6 to 8 the offshore magic made those 4ft 9s waves from the NE barrel at a full tide, confirming what I learned long time ago: as… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 13 days ago

7am hookipa has very clean peaky head high barrels. 9 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Saturday 11 2 19 morning call

Posted 13 days ago

Brett Lickle posted a video of a foiling collision that happened two days ago on his Instagram. Since foiling only requires relative steepness, it is pretty common to share waves. In which… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Friday 11 1 19 morning call

Posted 14 days ago

Bad day for my wallet yesterday. Dan Taylor of Destination 360 let me try his Gofoil GL 140 and it was love at first flight. I used it for 1 hour and this is my quick comparison to the other not high… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Thursday 10 31 19 morning call

Posted 15 days ago

There was enough wind at Hookipa to run the Youth Division. Here's my pick of Jimmie Hepp's album. This is the IWT one and this is the FishBowlDiaries one. 4am significant buoy readings and… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Wednesday 10 30 19 morning call

Posted 16 days ago

Not enough wind at the Aloha Classic to run the double elimination, but they sure tried. Jimmie Hepp was there and I picked this photo out of this album. Meanwhile, the surfers were tackling some… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Tuesday 10 29 19 morning call

Posted 17 days ago

The single elimination of the Aloha Classic was completed yesterday in a day of massive waves, very difficult conditions and dramatic action. The winner was Antoine Martin, here in a photo by… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Monday 10 28 19 morning call

Posted 18 days ago

Great conditions for the start of the Aloha Classic. My pick of Jimmie Hepp's album: Tatiana Howard. My pick of FishBowlDiaries album: coworker Russ Faurot. I told him he better make his… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Sunday 10 28 19 morning call

Posted 19 days ago

The waves at Hookipa were a little smaller than the day before, but not by much. With the Aloha Classic on the starting block, lots of photographer were shooting the best windsurfers in the world…. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 20 days ago

6:30 a.m. hookipa has well overhead waves with texture and not particularly clean conditions. From the distance it looked like a 5 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Saturday 10 26 19 morning call

Posted 20 days ago

The waves came up a lot yesterday, this is my pick of Jimmie Hepp's daily album of the windsurfing action at Hookipa. That's a sail with a 100% visibility, never seen anything like that,… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 3 weeks ago

6.45am hookipa is head high and clean. 7 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Friday 10 25 19 morning call

Posted 3 weeks ago

All those fetches in the Tasman Sea might not do all that much for us, but they sure do something in Fiji. Cloudbreak yesterday by Brothers Surf Tours. 4am significant buoy readings and… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Thursday 10 24 19 morning call

Posted 3 weeks ago

Fun looking head high short period NE waves at Hookipa yesterday afternoon. James Dawson sent me some Makena shorebreak shots from yesterday. That particular place has a life of his own, of which I… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Wednesday 10 23 19 morning call

Posted 3 weeks ago

Small waves at Hookipa yesterday, this is a little video of Kane that struggled for a while to water start in the very light sunset wind and but then managed to and flew beautifully. From this point… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Tuesday 10 22 19 morning call

Posted 3 weeks ago

Another fun day for the windsurfers at Hookipa, despite the overall smaller waves. This is my pick of Jimmie Hepp's daily album. Reader James Dawson sent me some shots he took yesterday… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Monday 10 21 19 morning call

Posted 4 weeks ago

I picked this photo out of Jimmie Hepp's daily album to show how crowded Hookipa is these days. The waiting period of the upcoming Aloha Classic is Oct 27 to Nov 9, but this… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Sunday 10 20 19 morning call

Posted 4 weeks ago

Another great day for the windsurfers at Hookipa, as documented in Jimmie Hepp's daily album. I usually try to only pick one photo out of it (the one that shows the waves the best), but today I… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Saturday 10 19 19 morning call

Posted 4 weeks ago

Big day on the north shore yesterday, I went to Hookipa for an hour to take some pics. I was mostly focused on Lanes, as Alex Aguera was out challenging the difficult conditions on a wing and a… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Friday 10 18 19 morning call

Posted 4 weeks ago

A couple of personal announcement to start. First, I'm going to spend Christmas in Italy, so my studio in Kuau and my car are available for rent. December 23 to January 7th. Email me for… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Thursday 10 17 19 morning call

Posted 4 weeks ago

I'd like to start this call with this great photo by Jeremy Riggs, picturing the amazing Kathy Shipman on a downwinder. IF my fingers will be fixed by the upcoming surgery, I'm gonna go back at doing… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Wednesday 10 16 19 morning call

Posted 4 weeks ago

Session n.5 on a wing for me yesterday and boy, is that thing finger use intensive! Here's a video from Alex Aguera who gives a couple of tips for the wave riding. This is my pick of… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Tusday 10 15 19 morning call

Posted 4 weeks ago

Bit of a small waves everywhere moment here, so let me get you all drooling by posting this shot by Liquid Barrel, who is an Bali resident Italian photographer that I met in Indo…. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Monday 10 14 19 morning call

Posted 5 weeks ago

Wing show at Hookipa yesterday, this is Kai Lenny. Zane Schweitzer. Because of the nature of the different disciplines, windsurfers can hit lips harder and stay in the more critical section of… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Sunday 10 13 19 morning call

Posted 5 weeks ago

Young Maui ripper Erin Brooks is in Australia competing in some contests. She also posted this photo on which I commented: "Impressive. If that's what it takes to surf like you, then I stand no… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Saturday 10 12 19 morning call

Posted 5 weeks ago

OneMoreFoto is still busy shooting barrels in France with the Dakine photoshoot. This is Leif Engstrom. 4am significant buoy readings and discussion. Barbers 1.6ft @ 12s from 243° (WSW) … [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 5 weeks ago

9.30am hookipa is now windy and the frequency of the sets is pretty low. 2 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 5 weeks ago

7.30am hookipa is mostly flat with inconsistent waist to occasionally shoulder high nw sets. Bit of wind, very empty. 3.5 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Friday 10 11 19 morning call

Posted 5 weeks ago

Thanks to blog reader Geoff for his donation and for pointing out that link n.1 of GP's meteo links was not working anymore and for proposing a replacement, which I updated the link with. Pretty… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Thursday 10 10 19 morning call

Posted 5 weeks ago

Four days of waves on the north shore I said and four days of waves it was! This is my pick of Jimmie Hepp's daily album. I chose a SUP foiling and yet another wave windfoiling session… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 5 weeks ago

6.45am hookipa has leftover 9s waves. Mostly head high, sometimes bigger. No wind but a bit of texture. 7 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Wednesday 10 9 19 morning call

Posted 5 weeks ago

Strike mission to Honolua was a success. As reported, it was small and slow, but occasionally there were good size sets. Uncle Roy always on the good ones. Cross-stepping towards a successful nose… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 5 weeks ago

10am there's occasional head high plus sets at honolua, but overall is a small and slow day. Clean and 20 people total. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 5 weeks ago

6am honolua has inconsistent waist high sets with occasional bigger ones [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Tuesday 10 8 19 morning call

Posted 5 weeks ago

Another day of awesome waves on the north shore. Jimmie Hepp shot the surfers for a change, this is my pick out his gallery. OneMoreFoto is still in France shooting barrels. Beautiful… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Monday 10 7 19 morning call

Posted 6 weeks ago

An extraordinarily beautiful day of surfing on the north shore yesterday. This is Kai Lenny at Hookipa shot from the water by Jason Hall. This is the much more flat view from the… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 6 weeks ago

6.15am hookipa has head high plus beautiful nw glassy waves. Didn't look for long, but it looks like an 8. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Sunday 10 6 19 morning call

Posted 6 weeks ago

Another shot from Hossegor by OneMoreFoto. This time it's Matt Meola during the Airborn contest that was run parallel to the regular WSL one. I think he won the "Go for it" award (or something… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Saturday 10 5 19 morrning call

Posted 6 weeks ago

I feel like starting the post with this beautiful wing action by Kane. He's on a Gofoil GL140 and the speed he gets (specially in the backwinded section) is remarkable. As is the control he has…. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Friday 10 4 19 morning call

Posted 6 weeks ago

OneMoreFoto got hired by Dakine and is shooting their athletes in France. Fortunately he keeps sharing on his page. And fortunately Jimmie Hepp keeps shooting his windsurfing subscribers at… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 6 weeks ago

7am hookipa has head high 8s NE waves. Windy and messy. 2 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Thursday 10 3 19 morning call

Posted 6 weeks ago

I did surf Hookipa yesterday morning. Conditions were average and this is the only shot I could get of Kai Lenny. Pumping that board like a foilboard with all fins out of the water to make the… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 6 weeks ago

7am hookipa has head high 9s NE waves. Bit windy. 3.5 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Wednesday 10 2 19 morning call

Posted 6 weeks ago

Small, but fun waves in Lahaina, this is a fellow foiler at guardrails (sorry brother, forgot your name). He didn't touch the water with his board, so that tiny bit of spray is coming out… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Tuesday 10 1 19 morning call

Posted 6 weeks ago

Nice fun size waves in Lahaina yesterday, while Hookipa saw some action too thanks to the remotely generated NW swell and the NE windswell. This is the biggest wave of Jimmie Hepp's daily… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Monday 9 30 19 morning call

Posted 7 weeks ago

Still fun waves yesterday in Lahaina, but this is Paige Alms at Hookipa in the swell that hit a couple of days ago. Photo by onemorefoto. This instead is the biggest wave from yesterday that I've… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Sunday 9 29 19 morning call

Posted 7 weeks ago

Still waves on the south shore yesterday (with early rain induced onshores in Lahaina), but here's two north shore photos of the day. This is Gofoil's Alex Aguera riding waves at Lanes on his… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Saturday 9 28 19 morning call

Posted 7 weeks ago

I'm running out of words to describe the waves on the south shore, this week has been amazing. Yesterday, between 10 and 11am, in the spot I surfed, every single head and a half set that arrived… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Friday 9 27 19 morning call

Posted 7 weeks ago

Wonderful waves on the south shore also yesterday. This guy demolished this wave with several bottom to top turn combos like this. 6am significant buoy readings and discussion… bad day to wake… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Thursday 9 26 19 morning call

Posted 7 weeks ago

Beautiful waves on the south shore yesterday. 4am significant buoy readings and discussion South shore Barbers 3ft @ 18s from 196° (SSW) 1.5ft @ 11s from 178° (S) Lanai 2.4ft @ 18s… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Wednesday 9 25 19 morning call

Posted 7 weeks ago

Photo of the day shows Alan Cadiz with his new "starfish" (with crossed arms, in this case) move on wing and foil. Posted by Gofoil. 3am significant buoy readings and discussion South… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Tuesday 9 24 19 morning call

Posted 7 weeks ago

Surf shot of the day is this thick lip at the break Cokes in the Maldives. Photo by Madlives Surf Photographer. Jimmie Hepp was at Hookipa to shoot the windsurfers. Results in this gallery. 6am… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Monday 9 23 19 morning call

Posted 8 weeks ago

Waves on both sides of the island yesterday, I'm still struggling with the jet-lag, so I stayed at Hookipa. That was Kai Lenny's choice too. A few windsurfers went out with the light… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Sunday 9 22 19 morning call

Posted 8 weeks ago

I only took the gopro out for a couple of sessions in Indo. This is the video I put together of them. 6am significant buoy readings and discussion South shore Barbers 2.2ft @ 15s from 198° (SSW) … [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Saturday 9 21 19 morning call

Posted 8 weeks ago

I'm back and so are the calls. I will do a post about the surfing part of my trip soon. In the meantime, here's a shot a photog took of one of the waves I caught on the first day I arrived in my… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Monday 8 18 19 morning call

Posted 13 weeks ago

Last call for a while, as I leave today for a trip. Bad timing, I know, as I'm going to miss the big swell of the next few days, but this time I had family/friends time constraints and wasn't… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Sunday 8 18 19 morning call

Posted 13 weeks ago

Beautiful small waves yesterday on the Lahaina side, I had a delightful foiling session. Haven't seen many photos of the Ole contest yet, this one was taken by 1more808. Much bigger waves are… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Saturday 8 17 19 morning call

Posted 13 weeks ago

Didn't have time to drive south yesterday morning, so I surfed Hookipa, which was a 1.5. Here's Deneb trying unsuccessfully to make something out of virtually nothing. A bit of exercise,… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Friday 8 16 19 morning call

Posted 3 months ago

Beautiful waves on the south shore yesterday, no time to take photos, here's Philippe Carneri of Horue doing some winGfoiling freestyle. 4am significant buoy readings and discussion South… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Thursday 8 15 19 morning call

Posted 3 months ago

Fun size on the Lahaina side yesterday, here's the VLOG of the day. 3am significant buoy readings and discussion South shore Unfortunately the Surfline page where I read the buoy readings is not… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Wednesday 8 14 19 morning call

Posted 3 months ago

An animated debate is happening between my coworker Mauricio and I: provided a south swell is big enough to lit up most island spots, is it better to seek big and challenging waves or… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Tuesday 8 13 19 morning call

Posted 3 months ago

Another great day of waves on the south shore. This time I did take a photo of the day, but I must have deleted inadvertently, so here's the break called Coke's in the Maldives in a recent swell by… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Monday 8 12 19 morning call

Posted 3 months ago

Another gorgeous day of waves of surfing on the south shore, but I was so busy between 2 sessions (best one was SUP foiling), a nap and a lesson that I didn't have time to take pictures. I… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Sunday 8 11 19 morning call

Posted 3 months ago

The beautiful waves on the south shore continued, but this is from a recent previous swell. Micah Nickens eyeing the formation of a possible barrel down the line. Wonderful, right? Unless you're the… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Saturday 8 10 19 morning call

Posted 3 months ago

Beautiful waves on the south shore yesterday, but I didn't have time to take any photo and no, this is not Breakwall. Photo by Ben Thouard. 3am significant buoy readings and discussion South… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Friday 8 9 19 morning call

Posted 3 months ago

Because of the video of Titouan I posted a week ago, I'm having a bit of love affair with the foil wing… three session in the last 5 days. Two with a Duotone wing provided by HST and… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Thursday 8 8 19 morning call

Posted 3 months ago

Gofoil posted a couple of shots from Tuesday sunset session at Hookipa with the Aussies. This is James Casey who temporary abandoned his paddle in the lineup. Those guys were on the GL's and were… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Wednesday 8 7 19 morning call

Posted 3 months ago

These are a few shots from yesterday morning's session. This top turn felt pretty good and now I know why: I compressed my legs right after it, ready to extend them again for the next maneuver…. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Tuesday 8 6 19 morning call

Posted 3 months ago

This is my friend Gianfranco scoring some awesome waves in Maldives and using his Finshot mount. Talking about trips, I have one coming up, so email me if you're interested in renting my studio and… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Monday 8 5 19 morning call

Posted 3 months ago

Sorry for the late call, I had a massive day in the ocean yesterday (surfing, SUP foiling and winGfoiling) and my body needed extra rest. Also sorry for the wrong drone call on yesterday's Koa Smith… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Sunday 8 4 19 morning call

Posted 3 months ago

Unreal footage of Koa Smith shot with a Gopro Fusion. If anyone knows or have time to investigate, would you please email me why I can embed some Facebook videos and not others? I've looked into… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Saturday 8 3 19 morning call

Posted 3 months ago

Seems like all that Erick brought was a little bit of rain and this incredible sunset photographed by Jimmy Hepp. Explanation of the lack of waves below in the discussion. 2am significant buoy… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Friday 8 2 19 morning call

Posted 3 months ago

Yesterday at Hookipa I witnessed this wonderful dance made by wing foiler Titouan Galea from New Caledonia. Message for the future wave wing foilers: if you're in a spot with surfers, stay safely… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Thursday 8 1 19 morning call

Posted 3 months ago

Kai Penny vlog n.5 is on youtube. This is my Medina moment. Hookipa had windswell waves up to head high. 3am significant buoy readings and discussion South shore Barbers 1.5ft @ 14s from 188°… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Wednesday 7 31 19 morning call

Posted 4 months ago

Another day of inconsistent and relatively small but really good waves on the south shore yesterday, but here's the best way of utilizing the weak/blown out windswell waves at Hookipa. Kane is… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Tuesday 7 30 19 morning call

Posted 4 months ago

A day of intense Gofoil GL wings test for me yesterday (more to do today, will report the results soon), while at Kanaha the Maui Race Series saw its third and last day of action. Jimmie Hepp… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Monday 7 29 19 morning call

Posted 4 months ago

I'm gonna borrow the words of a post on a Aussie forum to describe what happened yesterday: Huge day in Hawaii with Kai Lenny pumping his way past Jeffrey Spencer to take the win in another record… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Sunday 7 28 19 morning call

Posted 4 months ago

Today there's a Molokai to Oahu race, you can follow the competitors on this page. This SUP foil downwind short video by Jeremy Riggs is very inspiring. Unfortunately, my trigger finger doesn't… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Saturday 7 27 19 morning call

Posted 4 months ago

No photos from yesterday, here's Hi-Tech manager Steve Roan flying pretty high on his Gofoil Iwa wing. He will be very busy running the Maui Race Series windsurfing races at Kanaha for the next… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Friday 7 26 19 morning call

Posted 4 months ago

After a Kai Penny video, I feel compelled to post one of "The Original", that came up a few days ago. 3am significant buoy readings and discussion South shore Barbers 1.9ft @ 14s from 194° (SSW)… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Thursday 7 25 19 morning call

Posted 4 months ago

Another day off, another Kai Penny day. Skin check was good by the way, despite the fact that I pretty much don't use sunscreen anymore… surf hats work! The first session clips were full of water… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Wednesday 7 24 19 morning call

Posted 4 months ago

Yesterday it was a wonderful day of surfing on the south shore. The sunrise on the east sky looked like this (photo by Shantelle Pierce). On the other side of the West Maui's we could only see… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Tuesday 7 23 19 mroning call

Posted 4 months ago

Got an early foil lesson this morning, looks like the little man under my board will be blessed with this kind of view again. 3am significant buoy readings and discussion South shore Barbers 1.9ft… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Monday 7 22 19 morning call

Posted 4 months ago

Yesterday was a perfect day for downwinders of any kind and I really felt how limiting having a trigger finger condition can be. I'm starting to think about surgery, but I still want to try a bit… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Sunday 7 21 19 morning call

Posted 4 months ago

After 13.5 hours of work yesterday, today I feel like Alex Knost in this bottom turn below. 5am significant buoy readings and discussion South shore Barbers 0.9ft @ 12s from 185° (S) … [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Saturday 7 20 19 morning call

Posted 4 months ago

Big sale at Hi-Tech today (8am to 7pm), this is team rider Ola Eleogram in a lovely looking tube. 4am significant buoy readings South shore Barbers 1.1ft @ 12s from 185° (S) 0.6ft @… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Friday 7 19 19 morning call

Posted 4 months ago

After surfing the Lahaina perfection for the last… I don't know how many days, yesterday I surfed Pavillions and it was like going from heaven to hell. I might do that again today, just to be… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Thursday 7 18 19 morning call

Posted 4 months ago

As Pat Caldwell said, the largest south southern swell episode was waving goodbye yesterday, but there still were the waist to chest high sets I called. No photos of the day, here's a wonderful… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Wednesday 7 17 19 morning call

Posted 4 months ago

Another great day of surfing on the south shore yesterday, but I was too busy to take photos, so here's one of those mesmerizing photos of Teahupoo by Ben Thouard, 3am significant buoy… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Tuesday 7 16 19 morning call

Posted 4 months ago

Another great day of surfing on the south shore yesterday, Olowalu had some size. The lefts had shape too. This is an image of Tide Rivers at La Perouse on Sunday by Randy Sarrow. Images of surf… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Monday 7 15 19 morning call

Posted 4 months ago

The big swell didn't disappoint and here's a ton of pictures from yesterday. We'll start with three different breaks of the Lahaina 2 miles miracle. Bruddah Kaleo off the… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Sunday 7 14 19 morning call

Posted 4 months ago

The swell rose all day yesterday, but very slowly. Maalaea had occasional head high sets and a lot of wind. This is the view from the inside of the tube. Photo and action by Loch Eggers. I don't… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Saturday 7 13 19 morning call

Posted 4 months ago

No shots of the day, this is a beautiful sunrise in Tavarua, Photo by @fijichili. This weekend at the harbor there is an HSA contest. This is the tentative schedule for both days. 3am… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Friday 7 12 19 morning call

Posted 4 months ago

This is Casey Hauser enjoying the out of season NW swell that hit Hookipa yesterday (photo by @Pritchdog). Him and his lovely wife Sarah will be bringing back the DAKINE Grom Camps every Sunday in… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Thursday 7 11 19 morning call

Posted 4 months ago

Another fun day of surfing on the west side for me yesterday. Sorry, I can't help it, I'm just in love with the surfing conditions over there, no matter the size. I shot another Kai Penny video and… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Wednesday 7 10 19 morning call

Posted 4 months ago

Photo of the day goes to this super cute baby crawling to the nose with a big smile. The Maui Race Series organized by Hi-Tech this year are going to be condensed into three races in three… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Tuesday 7 9 19 morning call

Posted 4 months ago

Yet another fantastic day of surfing in Lahaina. That's Launiupoko at low tide. Just kidding of course, but it really was a very fun clean chest to head high day if you were in that narrow… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Monday 7 8 19 morning call

Posted 4 months ago

Yet another fantastic day of surfing on the south facing shores. This is Coconut Willie scoring a beautiful barrel at Maalaea. Photo by _kimonokaoi_. I took out the 6.4 with the gopro mount for one… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Sunday 7 7 19 morning call

Posted 4 months ago

I found the time to edit the last Kai Penny video. He explains a bit the long period swells, talks some gear and surfs a lot. It's 10 minutes long and I even though it might be… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Saturday 7 6 19 morning call

Posted 4 months ago

Sorry, no surf photos, let's change it up a bit with a beautiful photo posted by my friend Shantelle , on which I commented: "Of course he's constantly on top of the world. He doesn't have a… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Friday 7 5 19 morning call

Posted 4 months ago

No photos from yesterday, this incredible one must be from when the swell was peaking at 4ft 18s. Tide Rivers throwing himself over the ledge for a hair raising drop at La Perouse. Photo by… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Thursday 7 4 19 morning call

Posted 4 months ago

Day four of this run of south swells might have not been as epic as Sunday and Monday, but it sure had a lot less people in the lineups. I shot a bunch of clips for a new Kai Penny clip, but I'll… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Wednesday 7 3 19 morning call

Posted 4 months ago

Today we open we an extraordinarily beautiful photo of La Perouse shot by OneMoreFoto. Sunday/Monday this swell reached a remarkable 4ft 18s, which has nothing to do with the so called… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Tuesday 7 2 19 morning call

Posted 4 months ago

Another phenomenal day of surfing on all facing shores yesterday. Levi Siver announced that he's not going to forget July 1st any time soon. These photos by Erik Aeder show why. Maalaea had waves… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Monday 7 1 19 morning call

Posted 5 months ago

Fantastic day of surfing on the south shore. I was so tired after it, I went to sleep at a record 6.47pm. Ready to repeat today. Here's a couple of shots. This guy was ripping. Maui's Bart De… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Sunday 6 30 19 morning call

Posted 5 months ago

I forgot to shut down the computer yesterday evening and this morning I had this image on my browser: the Lahaina webcam showing solid head high size at sunset. Today should be quite bigger, but I… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Saturday 6 29 19 morning call

Posted 5 months ago

No local photos of the day, this is blog reader Justin enjoying his time at Cloudbreak. 4am significant buoy readings South shore Barbers 0.9ft @ 13s from 204° (SSW) 0.8ft @ 22s from… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Friday 6 28 19 morning call

Posted 5 months ago

Less than an hour ago Jimmie Hepp saw the light of a beautiful sunrise and went outside to take this shot. 5am significant buoy readings South shore Barbers 1.3ft @ 11s from 190° (S)… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Thursday 6 27 19 morning call

Posted 5 months ago

This is Cody Young in a photo posted on the Hi-Tech page (photo by 1more808). 5am significant buoy readings South shore Barbers 1.5ft @ 11s from 177° (S) Lanai 1ft @ 15s from 194° (SSW) … [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Wednesday 6 26 19 morning call

Posted 5 months ago

This is a photo of Restaurants in Fiji posted by the Tavarua Island Resort Facebook page. You can see how shallow the reef is. I experienced that it's also extremely sharp. 5am significant buoy… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Tuesday 6 25 19 morning call

Posted 5 months ago

I went to Hookipa at sunset real quick and caught the usual Kane ripping in the leftover ENE waves (still up to shoulder high). This is a video posted by Alex Aguera as he's SUP downwind… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Monday 6 24 19 morning call

Posted 5 months ago

I got yet another little injury (ankle sprain) yesterday while windfoiling Hookipa. My foot got stuck between the sail mast and the board when falling on a wave. Nothing I could do at that… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Sunday 6 23 19 morning call

Posted 5 months ago

Sunsets have been amazing lately, the only way you didn't notice would be if you are not in Maui. Didn't take many photos at all, this is one of Kane to illustrate the size (and very poor shape) of… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Saturday 6 22 19 morning call

Posted 5 months ago

Another fun day on the south shore yesterday. No photos, here's a video by Dan Taylor of Destination 360 of Austin Kalama SUP foil downwinding in the Gorge . 5am significant buoy… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Friday 6 21 19 morning call

Posted 5 months ago

Yesterday morning Lahaina town looked like the Mentawais with shoulder to head high glassy perfection until around 8.30am. One of the best sessions of the south shore season, but there's been so many… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Thursday 6 20 19 morning call

Posted 5 months ago

The waves were once again awesome on the Lahaina side, but I'm gonna open the call with a photo of my buddy Russ who competed in the IWT Oregon Pistol River windsurfing contest. More info and… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Wednesday 6 19 19 morning call

Posted 5 months ago

This is an image by Ben Thouard showing Matahi Drollet at Teahupoo. 3am significant buoy readings South shore Barbers 2.2ft @ 8s from 159° (SSE) 1.2ft @ 18s from 180° (S) … [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Tuesday 6 18 19 morning call

Posted 5 months ago

Beautiful waves still up to shoulder high yesterday on the south shore. Don't have a photo of the day, here's an aerial view of Chicama in Peru. I've been there, but I would love to go back to foil… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Monday 6 17 19 morning call

Posted 5 months ago

Another gorgeous day of surfing on the south side, despite the fact that the best photo I could come up with is this (didn't take many). Hookipa had a little more size than yesterday. Japanese… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Sunday 6 16 19 morning call

Posted 5 months ago

Yesterday was a terrific day of surfing on the south shore. The period was 18s in the morning and 17 in the afternoon and that made most spots close out. But if you knew where to go… oh my… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Saturday 6 15 19 morning call

Posted 5 months ago

This is a remarkable 7 minutes of glorious gliding by Kane that I was lucky enough to catch on the camera. Kane was using a Signature Albatross 210, which is a relatively flat, "pumping style"… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Friday 6 14 19 morning call

Posted 5 months ago

A bit of a foil centered intro to this morning call. For the first time in something like three months I had a short SUP foiling session (I tried to let my trigger fingers heal after cortisone… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Thursday 6 13 19 morning call

Posted 5 months ago

As promised, here's my answer to Kai Lenny's video I posted yesterday. The birth of a new anti-hero: Kai Penny. 4am significant buoy readings Barbers 1.9ft @ 16s from 210° (SSW) 1ft… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Wednesday 6 12 19 morning call

Posted 5 months ago

Kai Lenny recently posted this video about a tow-in contest in Haleiwa. The other day I watched it and then I filmed my reply to it, which I will post tomorrow. Stay tuned. Friday afternoon at 6pm… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Tuesday 6 11 19 morning call

Posted 5 months ago

Exactly three weeks ago I got slammed on the reef and injured my lower back while surfing. It's been a slow recovery with many ups and dows and after a couple of attempts of going back to… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Monday 6 10 19 morning call

Posted 5 months ago

Jimmie Hepp took this photo of some of the OC-1 and OC-2 downwind racing yesterday. Kody Kerbox and Annie Reickert won in the Elite SUP category. Here's a page set on the results of the SUP foiling… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Sunday 6 9 19 morning call

Posted 5 months ago

Yesterday's kids contest at Launiupoko was a success, I couldn't find a picture, so this one is from last year. Here are some of the results. Today it's the Olukai downwinder. Not the best… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Saturday 6 8 19 morning call

Posted 5 months ago

Young Maui ripper Erin Brooks posted this gorgeous wave she got in Nicaragua and my comment was "makes me want to get on a plane and go there!". And I might. 4am significant buoy… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Friday 6 7 19 morning call

Posted 5 months ago

Recently my brother shared this amazing short film by free diver Guillame Nery. I liked is so much that I looked him up and found this also interesting TED talk. 4am significant buoy… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Thursday 6 5 19 morning call

Posted 5 months ago

4th post in a row that I start with some kite stuff, don't get used. How's the control this guy has? 4am significant buoy readings South shore Barbers 1.3ft @ 12s from 188° (S) 0.8ft… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Wednesday 6 5 19 morning call

Posted 5 months ago

I finally found an album with photos of the kite contest. Didn't find anything particularly exciting, but it's because I don't find kitesurfing particularly photogenic (at least from the beach), as… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Tuesday 6 4 19 morning call

Posted 5 months ago

I wanted to post some pics from the Kite contest, but I guess I'm not friend with/follow enough kiters on the social media and couldn't find any. Instead here's a video of Maui's Jesse Richman kiting… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Monday 6 3 19 morning call

Posted 5 months ago

I was looking for some photos from the kite contest and I found one of my friend Cruser taken by Mauikiteriders. 5am significant buoy readings South shore Barbers 1.8ft @ 13s from 177° (S) … [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Sunday 6 2 19 morning call

Posted 5 months ago

Jimmie Hepp went to the event dedicated to kids with special needs at Launiupoko and took a bunch of beatiful "feel good" pictures in this gallery. To the right of this one, is the… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Saturday 6 1 19 morning call

Posted 5 months ago

Today I'll use a photo from the end of the road by OneMore Foto to celebrate the amazing run of south swells we just had. Today and tomorrow a kite contest will be held down at Kanaha. 5am… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Friday 5 31 19 morning call

Posted 6 months ago

I feel like starting this last post of May with a photo (by Tomoko) of my coworker Ayako enjoying the awesome conditions we've been having. May has been nothing short that excellent. South… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Thursday 5 30 19 morning call

Posted 6 months ago

I was taking photos of the foilers after my longboard session when Miki Eskimo showed up and started stretching right in front of me. "Downward facing old dog?", was my teasing line. To… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Wednesday 5 29 19 morning call

Posted 6 months ago

One week after my encounter with a section of the Lahaina reef, I was able to surf again. Just a short longboard session, it still hurts quite a bit. But that means I'm guilty to have driven to… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Tuesday 5 28 19 morning call

Posted 6 months ago

Oahu's Derek Hamasaki has been enjoying Maui's south shore waves. Photo by Chris Pagdilao. Another really fun day for the windsurfers at Hookipa. This is my pick from Jimmie Hepp's… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Monday 5 27 19 morning call

Posted 6 months ago

Yesterday's conditions were similar to the day before at Hookipa, this is my pick of Jimmie Hepp's gallery. This instead the shore break at Makena by James Dawson. I bet the lifeguards had to pull… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Sunday 5 26 19 morning call

Posted 6 months ago

The NW swell at Hookipa rose as predicted in the afternoon, here's an example of the max size I could gather from Jimmie Hepp's album. 4am significant buoy readings South shore Barbers 2.6ft @ 13s… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Saturday 5 25 19 morning call

Posted 6 months ago

The clip below has been on the social media for a couple of days already, but someone might not have seen it yet. It's an incredible barrel at Teahupoo by Matahi Drollet. I like his hashtag comment:… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Friday 5 24 19 morning call

Posted 6 months ago

Yesterday I went for an x-ray and fortunately the ribs are allright. Just muscle damage (yet very painful in certain positions), I got very lucky on that one. Here's a video in which I… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Thursday 5 23 19 morning call

Posted 6 months ago

No photos from yesterday (hard to take them when you can't even leave your house), but here's a head high set at empty Breakwall from the Lahaina webcam, this morning around 6.30am. It's… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Wednesday 5 22 19 morning call

Posted 6 months ago

I'm on the injured list again, as yesterday I hit the reef pretty hard with my lower back. Fortunately it should only be a big bruise, no ribs or kidneys involved. No idea of how long it will take to… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Tuesday 5 21 19 morning call

Posted 6 months ago

Yesterday the waves were knee to waist high on the Lahaina side, so I decided to test a prone foil board I'm borrowing. My experience with the prone foiling so far is something like 10-15 sessions on… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Monday 5 20 19 morning call

Posted 6 months ago

No photos from yesterday, this is an amazing display of unique style surfing by Maui's Clay Marzo. It looks like the embedded version has a problem (not sure if temporary), but you can always click… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Sunday 5 19 19 morning call

Posted 6 months ago

This photos shows one of the spot that I found working the best with yesterday's southerly energy. It mostly was a knee to waist high day, with occasional long period bigger sets up to shoulder… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Saturday 5 18 19 morning call

Posted 6 months ago

This is Cloudbreak on May 14th as posted by Tavarua Island Resort. The reason I post it (other than its intrinsic beauty) is because some of the waves we're going to surf today are the leftover… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Friday 5 17 19 morning call

Posted 6 months ago

Two massages and one chiropractor adjustment later, I was good to surf again and yesterday I did that extensively. But starting today, I'm not going to report the number/kind of my sessions… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Thursday 5 16 19 morning call

Posted 6 months ago

Third day of forced rest for me yesterday. This is an photo taken by Erik Aeder showing Dylan McNeil at Maalaea probably either Sunday or Monday. 3am significant buoy readings South… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Wednesday 5 15 19 morning call

Posted 6 months ago

Another day of forced rest for me. I did go Lahaina side to film a customer willing to improve his SUP surfing. I'm injured and can't surf, so special price of $50/hour if you're interested in… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Tuesday 5 14 19 morning call

Posted 6 months ago

Day of rest for me yesterday, nursing a shoulder pain. This is Maalaea which has been firing the last couple of days. Photo by OneMoreFoto. 5am significant buoy readings South shore Barbers 3.4ft @… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Monday 5 13 19 morning call

Posted 6 months ago

A shortboard and a longboard session for me yesterday (both in spots I surfed for the first time). In between I stopped by the longboard contest and took some shots. Lovely distraction. Didn't… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Sunday 5 12 19 morning call

Posted 6 months ago

Two shortboard sessions for me yesterday. First one was at Hookipa that occasionally had some good waves like this one. Second one was on the south shore, which was big (but, depending on the… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 6 months ago

6am hookipa has weak relatively clean waist to chest high waves with occasional bigger ones. 6 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Saturday 5 11 19 morning call

Posted 6 months ago

A shortboard and a longboard session for me yesterday. The waves on the south shore were, as everywhere on Maui when there's no wind, of extremely high quality. I had already selected this this… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Friday 5 10 19 morning call

Posted 6 months ago

A shortboard and a longboard session for me yesterday. No photo of the day, this is literally the first photo that appeared at the top of my facebook feed. We sure don't look like fish, every shark… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 6 months ago

7.30am hookipa has very small waves and I don't even feel like waiting for a nw set. Off to the south shore, you don't need a report from there thanks to the new lahaina webcam. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Thursday 5 9 19 morning call

Posted 6 months ago

A shortboard and three longboard sessions for me yesterday. These are the pristine conditions that blessed every single spot on the island yesterday morning thanks to the lack of wind. This instead… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Wednesday 5 8 19 morning call

Posted 6 months ago

A shortboard and a longboard session for me yesterday. This time I cautiously gave Hookipa a 7 at 6am, but when I got in the water, I realized it was more like an 8. And between 9 and 10am, the… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 6 months ago

6am hookipa has clean 9s head high waves. Gate is still closed. 7 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Tuesday 5 7 19 morning call

Posted 6 months ago

Two shortboard sessions for me yesterday. From the lookout I ranked Hookipa as an 8, but then I forgot to post the beach report. That was actually a good thing, as it wasn't as good as it looked. I… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Monday 5 6 19 morning call

Posted 6 months ago

A day of rest for me yesterday. No photos of the day (and no internet, tethering off my phone), here's an old one from a helicopter photoshoot probably done in 2004. The board is a 12.6×26 Timpone,… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Sunday 5 5 19 morning call

Posted 6 months ago

A longboard session for me yesterday. No photos of the day, here's a random shot from the Maldives Surfing Association from a contest recently held over there. 5am significant buoy readings South… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 6 months ago

6.30am hookipa is waist to occasionally chest high and pretty windy already. Overall a 2, with little gems in the rough. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Saturday 5 4 19 morning call

Posted 6 months ago

Two longboard sessions for me yesterday. I don't have a photo of the day. I could have used one of Kai Lenny or Andrea Moeller who both won XXL awards or of Sunny Garcia who, on the opposite side of… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 6 months ago

7am hookipa has inconsistent head high sloppy waves with relatively clean faces. 4.5 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Friday 5 3 19 morning call

Posted 6 months ago

Three longboard sessions for me yesterday, during which I caught 2-3 chest high waves, but the rest were knee to waist. Yet, two of the sessions were excellent due to the immaculate conditions… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 6 months ago

6.30am lahaina side appears flat to knee high until a bigger long period set arrives very infrequently. Clean everywhere. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 6 months ago

6am hookipa has sloppy mixed up waves. 2 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Thursday 5 2 19 morning call

Posted 6 months ago

A day of rest for me yesterday. This is my pick of Jimmie Hepp's gallery of the windsurfing action at Hookipa. 3-4am significant buoy readings South shore Barbers 1.3ft @ 16s from 224° (SW) … [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Wednesday 5 1 19 morning call

Posted 7 months ago

A shortboard and a longboard session for me yesterday. I took this shot of Hookipa after the first one. This is my pick of Jimmie Hepp's gallery of the daily windsurfing action later in… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Beach report before call today

Posted 7 months ago

6am hookipa has textured and broken up waist to chest high waves. 2.5 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 7 months ago

6am hookipa has inconsistent head to head and a third high waves with a little texture but still relatively clean. 6.5 for the low frequency of the good ones. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Tuesday 4 30 19 morning call

Posted 7 months ago

Two shortboard sessions for me yesterday. This shot shows the excellent conditions that lasted till 8ish when an offshore squall inexorably brought the wind in the lineup. This is a clip of a wave… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 7 months ago

6.30am is head to head and a half with occasional bigger sets and clean. 8.5 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Monday 4 29 19 morning call

Posted 7 months ago

A shortboard and a longboard session for me yesterday. This is Morgan enjoy a solo session at Hookipa. 4am significant buoy readings South shore SW 2.8ft @ 13s from 180° (S) SE 2.4ft @ 13s from… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Sunday 4 18 19 morning call

Posted 7 months ago

A longboard and a shortboard session for me yesterday. This is brother Josh ripping on the south side most likely on one of his retro fish boards. MSR approved swim suite. 3am significant buoy… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 7 months ago

7am hookipa has glassy short period waves up to head high. Bit mushy. 6 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Saturday 4 27 19 morning call

Posted 7 months ago

A longboard and a shortboard session for me yesterday. This is Kathy Shipman inexplicably by herself in epic foiling conditions. Might be that most people now have long masts and they're realizing… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Friday 4 26 19 morning call

Posted 7 months ago

A shortboard session for me yesterday (scored awesome conditions in my surf guide). Didn't take any pictures, but as usual Jimmie Hepp was at Hookipa to shoot the windsurfers. Nice office… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 7 months ago

8.30am lahaina side is waist to occasionally chest high and clean [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Thursday 4 25 19 morning call

Posted 7 months ago

A day of rest for me yesterday, as I was nursing a small knee tweak. Fortunately I was still able to teach and fortunately this morning I seem to be ok. This is the shore break at Makena photographed… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Wednesday 4 24 19 morning call

Posted 7 months ago

It's with great pleasure that I announce that the new Lahaina harbor webcam is up and running on this website. Thanks to all the people who contributed to the funding campaign. The… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 7 months ago

8am yes, there are inconsistent bigger sets in town, up to head high [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 7 months ago

6.30am lahaina side is knee to waist high and clean. There might be bigger sets, I didn't wait long. Ukumehame had swirling winds. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

4 23 19 morning call

Posted 7 months ago

The funding campaign for the new Lahaina harbor webcam has raised $2025. The goal is reached and we should have the webcam online any time soon. A day of rest for me yesterday. Jimmie Hepp went to… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Monday 4 22 19 morning call

Posted 7 months ago

The funding campaign for the new Lahaina harbor webcam has raised $1685. Thanks a lot and let's keep them coming. I'm gonna start my posts with an update like this until it reaches its goal of… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 7 months ago

8am hookipa is almost flat with waist high windswell at pavilions and the point. Windy. 1.5 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Sunday 4 21 19 morning call

Posted 7 months ago

The funding campaign for the new Lahaina harbor webcam has raised $1685. Thanks a lot and let's keep them coming. I'm gonna start my posts with an update like this until it reaches its goal of… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 7 months ago

7.15am hookipa has a mix of windswell and leftover NNW in the head high range with occasional bigger sets. Wind and rain. 3.5 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Saturday 4 20 19 morning call

Posted 7 months ago

The funding campaign for the new Lahaina harbor webcam has raised $1685. Thanks a lot and let's keep them coming. I'm gonna start my posts with an update like this until it reaches its goal of… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 7 months ago

6.45am hookipa is chest to occasionally head high and light trades. 4.5 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Friday 4 19 19 morning call

Posted 7 months ago

The funding campaign for the new Lahaina harbor webcam has raised $1685. Thanks a lot and let's keep them coming. I'm gonna start my posts with an update like this until it reaches its goal of… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 7 months ago

7.30am hookipa is waist to occasionally chest high with light trades. 3 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Thursday 4 18 19 morning call

Posted 7 months ago

The funding campaign for the new Lahaina harbor webcam has raised $1685. Thanks a lot and let's keep them coming. I'm gonna start my posts with an update like this until it reaches its goal of… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 7 months ago

6.30am lahaina side is flat to knee high and clean everywhere. Hookipa looked relatively small and windy in the dark and from the distance. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Wednesday 4 17 19 morning call

Posted 7 months ago

The funding campaign for the new Lahaina harbor webcam has raised $1640. Thanks a lot and let's keep them coming. I'm gonna start my posts with an update like this until it reaches its goal of… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 7 months ago

6.15am hookipa has head to head and a half relatively clean waves. The windswell still in the water creates multiple sub peaks and ribs on the face. Low consistency. 6.5 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Tuesday 4 186 19 morning call

Posted 7 months ago

The funding campaign for the new Lahaina harbor webcam has raised $1640. Thanks a lot and let's keep them coming. I'm gonna start my posts with an update like this until it reaches its goal of… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Monday 4 15 19 morning call

Posted 7 months ago

The funding campaign for the new Lahaina harbor webcam has raised $1640. Thanks a lot and let's keep them coming. I'm gonna start my posts with an update like this until it reaches its goal of… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Sunday 4 14 19 morning call

Posted 7 months ago

The funding campaign for the new Lahaina harbor webcam has raised $1595. Thanks a lot and let's keep them coming. I'm gonna start my posts with an update like this until it reaches its goal of… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Saturday 4 13 19 morning call

Posted 7 months ago

The funding campaign for the new Lahaina harbor webcam has raised $1575. Thanks a lot and let's keep them coming. I'm gonna start my posts with an update like this until it reaches its goal of… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Friday 4 12 19 morning call

Posted 7 months ago

The funding campaign for the new Lahaina harbor webcam has raised $1565. Thanks a lot and let's keep them coming. I'm gonna start my posts with an update like this until it reaches its goal of… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 7 months ago

6am hookipa has head high plus blown out windswell. 2 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Thursday 4 11 19 morning call

Posted 7 months ago

The funding campaign for the new Lahaina harbor webcam has raised $1445. Thanks a lot and let's keep them coming. I'm gonna start my posts with an update like this until it reaches its goal of… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 7 months ago

6.30am lahaina side is knee high and clean. Ukumehame windy. Hookipa looked like blown out windswell from the distance. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Wednesday 4 10 18 morning call

Posted 7 months ago

The funding campaign for the new Lahaina harbor webcam has raised $1405. Thanks a lot and let's keep them coming. I'm gonna start my posts with an update like this until it reaches its goal of… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 7 months ago

12pm. Honolua is mostly flat with very inconsistent waist to chest high sets. 8 people total [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 7 months ago

8.30am lahaina side is knee to waist high and clean. Ukumehame and olowalu onshore. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Tuesday 4 9 19 morning call

Posted 7 months ago

The funding campaign for the new Lahaina harbor webcam has raised $1385. Thanks a lot and let's keep them coming. I'm gonna start my posts with an update like this until it reaches its goal of… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 7 months ago

6am hookipa is head to head and a half and relatively clean, but not as clean as yesterday. 7 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Monday 4 8 19 morning call

Posted 7 months ago

The funding campaign for the new Lahaina harbor webcam has raised $1325. Thanks a lot and let's keep them coming. I'm gonna start my posts with an update like this until it reaches its goal of… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 7 months ago

6am hookipa is head to head and a half   and clean. 9 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Sunday 4 7 19 morning call

Posted 7 months ago

The funding campaign for the new Lahaina harbor webcam has raised $1325. Thanks a lot and let's keep them coming. I'm gonna start my posts with an update like this until it reaches its goal of… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Saturday 4 6 19 morning call

Posted 7 months ago

The funding campaign for the new Lahaina harbor webcam has raised $1305. Thanks a lot and let's keep them coming. I'm gonna start my posts with an update like this until it reaches its goal of… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 7 months ago

6am hookipa is head high with occasional bigger sets up to head and a half. Clean but a bit inconsistent. 7.5 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Friday 4 5 19 morning call

Posted 7 months ago

The funding campaign for the new Lahaina harbor webcam has raised $1205. Thanks a lot and let's keep them coming. I'm gonna start my posts with an update like this until it reaches its goal of… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 7 months ago

8.30am lahaina side is ankle to knee high and clean. Ukumehame light onshore. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 7 months ago

6am hookipa has shoulder to head high waves with occasional bigger sets. Bit windy. 4.5 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Thursday 4 4 19 morning call

Posted 7 months ago

The funding campaign for the new Lahaina harbor webcam has raised $1205. Thanks a lot and let's keep them coming. I'm gonna start my posts with an update like this until it reaches its goal of… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 7 months ago

7am lahaina side has inconsistent knee to occasionally waist high clean waves. Ukumehame onshore. Hookipa looked horrible from the distance. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Wednesday 4 3 19 morning call

Posted 7 months ago

The funding campaign for the new Lahaina harbor webcam has raised $1130. Thanks a lot and let's keep them coming. I'm gonna start my posts with an update like this until it reaches its goal of… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 7 months ago

8.30am low tide is killing the already low energy in the water. Flat to knee with occasional waist high sets is the current lahaina report. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 7 months ago

6.30am lahaina side is knee to waist high with occasional bigger sets. These last ones are extremely inconsistent. Clean everywhere. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Tuesday 4 2 19 morning call

Posted 7 months ago

The funding campaign for the new Lahaina harbor webcam has raised $1130. Thanks a lot and let's keep them coming. I'm gonna start my posts with an update like this until it reaches its goal of… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 7 months ago

9am beautiful head and a half waves with occasional bigger sets continue at hookipa. Conditions are now a 9. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 7 months ago

6.30am hookipa has head to head and a half waves and clean conditions. 8 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Monday 4 1 19 morning call

Posted 7 months ago

The funding campaign for the new Lahaina harbor webcam has raised $1060. Thanks a lot and let's keep them coming. I'm gonna start my posts with an update like this until it reaches its goal of… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Sunday 3 31 19 morning call

Posted 8 months ago

The funding campaign for the new Lahaina harbor webcam has raised $1060. Thanks a lot and let's keep them coming. I'm gonna start my posts with an update like this until it reaches its goal of… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 8 months ago

6am hookipa big and not particularly clean from the distance [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Saturday 3 30 19 morning call

Posted 8 months ago

The funding campaign for the new Lahaina harbor webcam has raised $750. Thanks a lot and let's keep them coming. I'm gonna start my posts with an update like this until it reaches its goal of… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 8 months ago

6am hookipa is head and a half with occasional bigger sets and clean but not as clean as yesterday. 7 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Friday 3 29 19 morning call

Posted 8 months ago

The funding campaign for the new Lahaina harbor webcam has raised $750. Thanks a lot and let's keep them coming. I'm gonna start my posts with an update like this until it reaches its goal of… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 8 months ago

7am hookipa is head and a half to double and gorgeous. 9 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Thursday 3 28 19 morning call

Posted 8 months ago

The funding campaign for the new Lahaina harbor webcam has raised $705. Thanks a lot and let's keep them coming. I'm gonna start my posts with an update like this until it reaches its goal of… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 8 months ago

6.30am hookipa has inconsistent chest to occasionally head high waves with frequent spells of flatness. Very clean. 5 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Wednesday 3 16 19 morning call

Posted 8 months ago

The funding campaign for the new Lahaina harbor webcam has raised $705. Thanks a lot and let's keep them coming. I'm gonna start my posts with an update like this until it reaches its goal of… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 8 months ago

6.30am hookipa is head to head and a half with waves of mixed swells. Light wind. 5 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Tuesday 3 26 19 morning call

Posted 8 months ago

The funding campaign for the new Lahaina harbor webcam has raised $705. Thanks a lot and let's keep them coming. I'm gonna start my posts with an update like this until it reaches its goal of… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Monday 3 25 19 morning call

Posted 8 months ago

The funding campaign for the new Lahaina harbor webcam has raised $705. Thanks a lot and let's keep them coming. I'm gonna start my posts with an update like this until it reaches its goal of… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 8 months ago

10am honolua is waist to head high with very occasional bigger sets.  30 people total [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Sunday 3 24 19 morning call

Posted 8 months ago

The funding campaign for the new Lahaina harbor webcam has raised $580. Thanks a lot and let's keep them coming. I'm gonna start my posts with an update like this until it reaches its goal of… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Saturday 3 23 19 morning call

Posted 8 months ago

The funding campaign for the new Lahaina harbor webcam has raised $580. Thanks a lot and let's keep them coming. I'm gonna start my posts with an update like this until it reaches its goal of… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 8 months ago

9am honolua has inconsistent but gorgeous head high sets and 30 guys total. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Friday 3 22 19 morning call

Posted 8 months ago

The funding campaign for the new Lahaina harbor webcam has raised $580. Thanks a lot and let's keep them coming. I'm gonna start my posts with an update like this until it reaches its goal of… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Thursday 3 21 18 morning call

Posted 8 months ago

The funding campaign for the new Lahaina harbor webcam has raised $495. Thanks a lot and let's keep them coming. I'm gonna start my posts with an update like this until it reaches its goal of… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Wednesday 3 20 19 morning call

Posted 8 months ago

The funding campaign for the new Lahaina harbor webcam has raised $400. Thanks a lot and let's keep them coming. I'm gonna start my posts with an update like this until it reaches its goal of… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Tuesday 3 19 19 morning call

Posted 8 months ago

The funding campaign for the new Lahaina harbor webcam has raised $350. Thanks a lot and let's keep them coming. I'm gonna start my posts with an update like this until it reaches its goal of… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Monday 3 18 19 morning call

Posted 8 months ago

The funding campaign for the new Lahaina harbor webcam has raised $280 also thanks to the contribution of some of you blog readers. Thanks a lot and let's keep them coming. I'm gonna start my… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 8 months ago

7.30am ukumehame is flat to knee high and relatively clean. I was told lahaina has north wind. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 8 months ago

6.30am hookipa has already sets up to double overhead, which makes me think that all I wrote about the arrival timing is wrong… love it! Wind is not bad at all, but it looks unruly and kinda… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Sunday 3 17 19 morning call

Posted 8 months ago

The funding campaign for the new Lahaina harbor webcam has raised $150 in a day thanks to the contribution of some of you blog readers. Thanks a lot and let's keep them coming. I'm gonna start my… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 8 months ago

6.30am hookipa has inconsistent sets head to occasionally head and half high. Clean conditions with no wind. 7 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Saturday 3 16 19 morning call

Posted 8 months ago

Before I start the regular call, here's an important announcement. The Ozolio representative who I've been trying to help find a site for a new Lahaina webcam, found a killer location. He… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 8 months ago

6.30am hookipa has relatively clean but inconsistent head to head and a half waves. 6.5 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Friday 3 15 19 morning call

Posted 8 months ago

Two shortboard sessions for me yesterday. This is my pick of yesterday's gallery by Jimmie Hepp. 4am significant buoy readings South shore Barbers 0.8ft @ 20s from 214° (SW)… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 8 months ago

12.30pm low tide must be killing it and now lahaina side only has inconsistent knee to waist high waves. Light onshore. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 8 months ago

11am lahaina side has solid waist high waves and clean conditions everywhere. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Thursday 3 14 19 morning call

Posted 8 months ago

A shortboard session for me yesterday… if you can call a session when you manage to not catch one single wave. I gave Hookipa a 5 from the beach, because it looked like it, but once in the water it… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 8 months ago

6.30am beach report before call today. Pauwela reads 3.9ft @ 9s from 52° (ENE) 3.1ft @ 12s from 330° (NW) And that translates into head high, but inconsistent leftover sets, occasionally… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 8 months ago

7am hookipa has mixed up waves up to head and a half with some wind on them. 5 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Wednesday 3 12 19 morning call

Posted 8 months ago

A longboard session for me yesterday. Here's a video shot on what seems day 2 of the contest at Honolua that has just been posted. As usual, Jimmie Hepp was shooting Hookipa, here's a… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Tuesday 3 11 19 morning call

Posted 8 months ago

Two shortboard sessions for me yesterday. Despite the fact that the waves still looked like this when the set came at Honolua, the time between sets was so long that one would fall asleep. That's… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 8 months ago

10.30am honolua has very inconsistent belly to head high waves and low crowd. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 8 months ago

6.30am lahaina side is knee to waist high with occasional bigger sets. Ukumehame windy, clean in town. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Monday 3 11 19 morning call

Posted 8 months ago

A longboard and a shortboard session for me yesterday. I went to Honolua to check out the contest (and catch a couple) and it was gorgeous. It must have been even better/bigger the afternoon of… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 8 months ago

7am. Lahaina side is waist to chest. Town is light onshore. Ukumehame windy. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Sunday 3 10 19 morning call

Posted 8 months ago

A shortboard session for me yesterday. The NW swell got pretty big in the afternoon yesterday. Jimmie Hepp took photos of the windsurfers and kiters at Hookipa. I picked this lovely wipeout from this… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 8 months ago

8.30am lahaina side is inconsistent knee to waist high with the very occasional chest high set. Ukumehame windy, clean in town. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 8 months ago

6.30am I didn't see a single wave breaking while driving but lahaina town has belly high sets. Will be more precise after I surf [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Saturday 3 9 19 morning call

Posted 8 months ago

A shortboard session for me yesterday. Nice spray in this turn. I chose not to go south, seen the confirmed reports of knee to waist high waves. But that sure looks warmer than the north shore…. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Friday 3 8 19 morning call

Posted 8 months ago

A longboard and a shortboard session for me yesterday. I only have one photo of the day, at least is of the beautiful surfer Danielle. 5am significant buoy readings South shore Barbers 1.8ft @ 13s… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Thursday 3 7 19 morning call

Posted 8 months ago

A day of rest for me yesterday. Don't have a shot of the day, but I have this remarkable one by Skeena Heliskiing. I see Teahupoo in it and the skier is about to drop from the lip into the… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Wednesday 3 6 19 morning call

Posted 8 months ago

Two longboard sessions for me yesterday. Honolua was again on the small side and really fun. Kai Lenny was out early. But the real star was Zane Schweitzer who was on what looked like his 6.10… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 8 months ago

9am honolua has waist high waves at the point with a chest high set once in a while, like every 10 minutes or so. 20 guys. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Tuesday 3 5 19 morning call

Posted 8 months ago

A prone foiling and a longboard session for me yesterday. First one was at the harbor, inspired, as usual, by Dave Kalama. It was pretty windy and my trigger fingers are not doing well, so I decided… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 8 months ago

7.30 hookipa looked messy with side on wind from the distance [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Monday 3 4 19 morning call

Posted 8 months ago

Two shortboard sessions for me yesterday. Hookipa, I didn't miss you at all. 5am significant buoy readings. South shore Samoa 5ft @ 13s from 193° (SSW) I reported the Samoa reading and… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 8 months ago

6.30 hookipa has mixed swells head high waves. No wind but some texture and overall average shape. 4.5 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Sunday 3 3 19 morning call

Posted 8 months ago

A longboard and a windfoiling session for me yesterday. Eject button successfully pushed. Eddie got relatively late into foiling, but he pretty much ripped right away. This is a wave (or two) by… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Saturday 3 2 19 morning call

Posted 8 months ago

A SUP foiling, a SUP and a longboard session for me yesterday, harbor was magic again. Randy is flying really high on this one and he's leaning forward to keep the nose down and avoid the overfoil…. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Friday 3 1 19 morning call

Posted 9 months ago

A shortboard session for me yesterday. More harbor action, this is Annie on a steep drop. She stuck it, but didn't make the section. The imposing figure of brother Randy. 4am significant buoy… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Thursday 2 28 19 morning call

Posted 9 months ago

Windfoiling, longboard and again windfoiling were my fun activities yesterday. Sorry about the inflation of harbor photos, but that's where I spend my days lately. Such a peaceful place. A friend… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Wednesday 2 27 19 morning call

Posted 9 months ago

A SUP foiling and a longboard session for me yesterday. Don't have a worthy local pic of the day, so here's Signature foils' Nathan Van Vuuren's new 2.9 prone board. That is 2 feet 9 inches…. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 9 months ago

7 hookipa has mixed up waves from head to head and a half with already a bit of wind on. 5 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Tuesday 2 26 19 morning call

Posted 9 months ago

I'm back after a short and very last minute trip to the Big Island. Took me 18 years to put foot on that beautiful land. Let's see how long it will take for Lanai. Doesn't happen often to have a… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Sunday 2 24 19 morning call

Posted 9 months ago

Announcement: there will be no morning call tomorrow. A longboard session for me yesterday. I passed on a possible foiling session at Hookipa in the afternoon, because that's my least favorite… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Saturday 2 23 19 morning call

Posted 9 months ago

A shortboard and a longboard session for me yesterday. Here's a couple of shots of the spot where I spent all day. This is Hookipa instead. 5am significant buoy readings South shore Barbers 1.2ft… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Friday 2 22 19 morning call

Posted 9 months ago

A longboard and a SUP foiling session for me yesterday. Bernd Roediger took second place in the APP SUP contest at Sunset Beach a couple of days ago. Today he was testing gear at the harbor and put… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Thursday 2 21 19 morning call

Posted 9 months ago

A shortboard and two SUP foiling sessions for me yesterday. This is Annie Reickert's beautiful silhouette. The harbor jetty had that perfect size for s-turning on a foil and Dave Kalama was… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 9 months ago

6.45 hookipa has head and a half plus waves that peak a bit randomly. Relatively clean faces. 6 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Wednesday 2 20 19 morning call

Posted 9 months ago

A SUP foiling session for me yesterday. Below is the incredible sunset we were blessed with after the big rain. Photo by Jimmie Hepp. The Haleakala might easily have some snow also this morning, so… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Tuesday 2 19 19 morning call

Posted 9 months ago

A SUP foiling and a longboard session for me yesterday. The harbor was the spot once again (this time not the only one, as other north shore spots started to become a bit smaller hence doable),… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Monday 2 18 19 morning call

Posted 9 months ago

Two longboard sessions for me yesterday. Once again the harbor had plenty action and it was pretty much the only spot on the north shore. Unless you're Albee Layer and you can surf the bombs on… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Sunday 2 17 18 morning call

Posted 9 months ago

Two longboard sessions for me yesterday. I had literally 5 minutes to take photos and that's what I got. Enough to show that the waves in the harbor were fun once again. Flash Austin taking a little… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Saturday 2 16 19 morning call

Posted 9 months ago

Two shortboard sessions for me yesterday. These are some photos from the first one. He made the whole coming section in the barrel and came out. Same here. There were some diamonds in the rough,… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Friday 2 15 19 morning call

Posted 9 months ago

Thanks to Pukas and Pearls for the donation. Two shortboard sessions for me yesterday, both in low quality conditions on the north shore. I did go all the way to Lahaina looking for something… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Thursday 2 14 19 morning call

Posted 9 months ago

A shortboard session for me yesterday. Between ups and downs of the wind, the harbor was pumping all day (my session was pretty epic), but this is the only image I have of it in a moment of poor… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Wednesday 2 13 19 morning call

Posted 9 months ago

A SUP foiling, a longboard and a shortboard session for me yesterday. This is a photo from the big Sunday by John Patao. That wave is a beast. look at how wide the barrel is. These are the shots of… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Tuesday 2 12 19 morning call

Posted 9 months ago

A shortboard, a sup foiling and a shortboard session for me yesterday, in that order. Let's start with a great shot of the Haleakala by Jimmie Hepp. He's got a whole bunch in this… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Monday 2 11 19 morning call

Posted 9 months ago

Two shortboard sessions for me yesterday. After the magic semi-solo one of the day before, it was like going from heaven to hell, as the harbor was the only game in town and packed on a Sunday…. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Sunday 2 10 19 morning call

Posted 9 months ago

A shortboard session for me, but a 3 hours epic one, most time by myself. Here's some shots I took of a spot that was working fine and got crowded with ripping surfers. This looks like Tatiana… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Saturday 2 9 18 morning call

Posted 9 months ago

A longboard and a windfoiling session for me yesterday. The harbor had foiling waves, here's a photo of legendary (at least for me) Jim Bones by Chris Pagdilao. Thousand Peaks was flat to… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Friday 2 8 19 morning call

Posted 9 months ago

Two shortboard and a SUP foiling session for me yesterday in a day in which I witnessed a lot of beauty. Let me start with the gopro shots from the first session. Here I'm perfecting a new school… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 9 months ago

6.45am hookipa is head and a half to occasionally double. Light kona wind. 9 at the moment, but it might get worse if the wind gets stronger. And it feels like it will. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Thursday 2 7 19 morning call

Posted 9 months ago

A longboard and a shortboard session for me yesterday. The day was characterized by the moderate Kona wind that I forgot to mention in the morning's call. The noon wind map gave a hint, but it… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 9 months ago

7am hookipa has relatively clean waves from head to occasionally head and two thirds. 6.8 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Wednesday 2 6 19 morning call

Posted 9 months ago

A longboard and a windfoiling session for me yesterday. The wind was very light in the second one and I took out the biggest wing of my Gofoil quiver: the Maliko 280. Being the biggest, it's… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 9 months ago

7.30 hookipa has mixed up waves from head to occasionally head and a half. No wind but poor shape nonetheless. 4.5 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Tuesday 2 5 19 morning call

Posted 9 months ago

A SUP foiling and a wave windfoiling session for me yesterday. Tomoko puts a lot of time into taking photos of the other foilers, it's nice to see a photo of her. One of the most smiling humans… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 9 months ago

7am hookipa is head high with a heavy morning sickness. 3 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Monday 2 4 19 morning call

Posted 9 months ago

A shortboard and a longboard session for me yesterday. First one was at Hookipa and this is a photo I quickly took afterwards that shows how much chop a little bit of wind can immediately create… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 9 months ago

7.10 hookipa has mixed up head to head and a half waves. Very light wind. 5.5 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Saturday 2 3 19 morning call

Posted 9 months ago

A longboard session for me yesterday. This is Junior at the harbor that was much smaller (and windier) than yesterday because the swell went from 16 to 46 degrees. Best direction for the harbor:… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Saturday 2 2 19 morning call

Posted 9 months ago

A shortboard and a longboard session for me yesterday. The harbor was going off, these are three pictures by Chris Pagdilao. This is his Instagram account, if you want to follow him. Jetty doing its… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Friday 2 1 19 morning call

Posted 9 months ago

Downwind attempt n.17 for me yesterday. It was in Kihei and with conditions not quite as good as three days ago (the wind was a bit offshore). I had the Maliko 200 this time and I could only get it… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Thursday 1 31 19 morning call

Posted 9 months ago

A windfoil session for me yesterday. The end of Janunary has had very poor conditions due to the NE winds (and the beginning of February looks even worse), but before that most of the… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Wednesday 1 30 18 morning call

Posted 9 months ago

A day of rest for me yesterday. Not that I wanted to, but I couldn't find anything that inspired me. For example, I was I immediately clear that I wasn't interested in surfing this spot. Those… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Tuesday 1 29 18 morning call

Posted 10 months ago

A shortboard session and SUP foiling downwind attempt number 16 for me yesterday. Here's a bottom to top turn combo of one of Maui's top groms Jackson Bunch. He caresses the water at each bottom turn… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Monday 1 28 19 morning call

Posted 10 months ago

A e-foil and a SUP foiling session for me yesterday. Yes, for the very first time I tried an electric foil. It was 5ft Lift with a 150 wing (a bit advanced for a true beginner, but I know how to foil… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Sunday 1 27 19 morning call

Posted 10 months ago

A full day of rest for me yesterday, my body is thankful. No photos taken either, so here's that video of Amazing Kane foiling from Lanes to Mama's while catching a few waves in the meantime. 5am… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Saturday 1 26 18 morning call

Posted 10 months ago

A longboard and a windfoiling session for me yesterday. First one was at Hookipa and was one of the best of the winter, with glassy head to head and half waves. I only had time to take the… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 10 months ago

7.30 hookipa is glassy head to head and a half. 8.5 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Friday 1 25 19 morning call

Posted 10 months ago

A longboard, a SUP foiling and a SUP session for me yesterday. I spent the whole day in the Kahului area and didn't take a single picture. Fortunately Jimmie Hepp was at Hookipa were 5 braves… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Thursday 1 24 19 morning call

Posted 10 months ago

Two shortboard sessions for me yesterday. First one had the amazing colors pictured in the photos below. Not many turns, it was mostly about the drop. Here's a clip. Second session had… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 10 months ago

7.30 hookipa is clean head to head and a half, occasionally up to double from the mix of swells. 8 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Wednesday 1 23 19 morning call

Posted 10 months ago

A shortboard and a windsurf session for me yesterday. These are the fun waves that were on tap in the morning. And these are the same fun waves on tap for the windsurfing action. I enjoyed my… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 10 months ago

7.30 hookipa is chest to head high and relatively clean. Bit inconsistent. 6.5 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Tuesday 1 22 19 morning call

Posted 10 months ago

A shortboard, a longboard, a SUP foiling and a windfoiling session for me yesterday. The first one was one of my lame attempts at surfing the 4 feet board I bought for prone foiling. It's like… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 10 months ago

7.30 hookipa is clean flat to waist high, very occasionally chest. Long flat spells call for a 4, but the waves are much nicer than that when they come. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Monday 1 21 19 morning call

Posted 10 months ago

A shortboard and a SUP foiling session for me yesterday. The waves at Hookipa were clean but overall a bit funky (not this one in the photo), hence the 6.5. The foiling instead was excellent once… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 10 months ago

6.45am hookipa is up to head high and relatively clean. 6.5 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Sunday 1 20 19 morning call

Posted 10 months ago

I finally managed to rest for a whole day and my body is thankful. As easily predicted, the windsurfers hit the waves at Hookipa in large numbers. This photo by Jimmie Hepp from this gallery shows… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 10 months ago

My Blogger app on my Android phone is not able to publish posts with pictures anymore. I could use the blogger webpage like I did in this case, but that's too many steps and I'm not going to do… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Saturday 1 19 18 morning call

Posted 10 months ago

Two SUP foiling sessions for me yesterday and another brilliant opportunity to rest went wasted. The thing is that with the foiling added to the disciplines pool, there almost never are bad… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 10 months ago

7.15am hookipa is head high and relatively clean with occasional bigger sets. A bit lumpy, but much better than I thought. And it doesn't look like it's going to get onshore anytime soon. 7 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Friday 1 18 19 morning call

Posted 10 months ago

Two shortboard sessions for me yesterday. As reported, the first one had excellent conditions until the Kona got stronger. The thing with the moderate/strong Kona is that it makes the waves… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 10 months ago

6.45am hookipa is head to head and half and clean. Light kona. 9 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Thursday 1 17 19 morning call

Posted 10 months ago

Two shortboard sessions for me yesterday. Here are a few waves from the first fabulous one. And while I was doing that, my foiler buddies were having a blast again. Chris Pagdilao took these… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Wednesday 1 16 19 morning call

Posted 10 months ago

A shortboard and a SUP foiling session for me yesterday. Here's a shot from the first one. These are a couple of shots taken by Chris Pagdilao during the early foiling session. Jeremy Riggs is an… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Tuesday 1 14 19 morning call

Posted 10 months ago

A shortboard and a wave windfoiling session for me yesterday. I will specify the second discipline as "wave" every time from now on, because there was also a friend with a "regular" windfoiling setup… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Monday 1 14 19 morning call

Posted 10 months ago

A shortboard and a SUP foiling session for me yesterday. Lots of photos of the day, but I'm going to start with one from the day before (January 12). Yuri Soledade at Jaws, photo by Fred Pompermayer…. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Sunday 1 13 19 morning call

Posted 10 months ago

Two shortboard sessions for me yesterday. The swell picked up as predicted and the quality of the waves in the mid to late morning was excellent. Here's a shot from Hookipa from this… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 10 months ago

6.45am hookipa is chest to head high. As expected, I haven't seen many long period lines just yet. Clean conditions. 6.5 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Saturday 1 12 19 morning call

Posted 10 months ago

I'm back on the island and here's the post that starts the 2019 season of the blog. As usual, I'll do my best to share my knowledge and my stoke. Thanks everyone for the support. Photo of the… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Monday 12 31 18 morning call

Posted 10 months ago

Thanks to blog readers Kathy, Roy and Joe for their donations. It's the last week of the year, please feel free to show your appreciation for the 2018 season of the blog with a… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Sunday 12 30 18 morning call

Posted 11 months ago

Thanks to blog readers Kristofer, Suzanne and Michael for their donations. It's the last week of the year, please feel free to show your appreciation for the 2018 season of the blog… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Saturday 12 29 18 morning call

Posted 11 months ago

Thanks to blog reader Shep for his donation. It's the last week of the year, please feel free to show your appreciation for the 2018 season of the blog with a donation via the Paypal button…. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 11 months ago

7.30am hookipa is double overhead plus in the sets and building 8, if you get a small one without getting caught inside. But 6 overall. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Friday 12 28 18 morning call

Posted 11 months ago

It's the last week of the year, please feel free to show your appreciation for the 2018 season of the blog with a donation via the Paypal button. Thanks. Yesterday morning my ribs weren't… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 11 months ago

7am hookipa is head and a half to double and light offshore. Bit wobbly with the high tide and windswell travelling across, but still an 8.5. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Thursday 12 27 18 morning call

Posted 11 months ago

A SUP foiling session for me yesterday, conditions were too good to pass and the ribs didn't hurt as much while paddling standing up. Seen the excellent conditions, it was a bit hard not to paddle… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 11 months ago

8am hookipa is head to occasionally head and a half and glassy. 8.5 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Wednesday 12 26 18 morning call

Posted 11 months ago

Thanks to blog readers Javier and Gale for their donations. It's the last week of the year, please feel free to show your appreciation for the 2018 season of the blog with a donation via the… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 11 months ago

7.30am hookipa has inconsistent head high sets and light easterly wind. Should get a little bigger later. 5 when the set comes, but there's long lulls. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Tuesdaqy 12 25 18 morning call

Posted 11 months ago

It's the last week of the year, please feel free to show your appreciation for the 2018 season of the blog with a donation via the Paypal button. Thanks. Three shortboard sessions for me… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 11 months ago

6.30am hookipa has head high waves, rain and not much wind at the moment. 4 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Monday 12 24 18 morning call

Posted 11 months ago

Thanks a lot to blog reader Osh for his donation. It's the last week of the year, please feel free to show your appreciation for the 2018 season of the blog with a donation via the Paypal… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Sunday 12 23 18 morning call

Posted 11 months ago

Two longboard sessions for me yesterday. My fellow foilers were at the harbor instead and here's a couple of shots by Chris. 4am significant buoy readings South shore Barbers 0.6ft @ 18s from 211°… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 11 months ago

6.30am hookipa has chest to head high waves and a bit of wind on it. 4 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Saturday 12 22 18 morning call

Posted 11 months ago

A longboard session for me yesterday. I met my surf guide customer at Honolua at 6.30am. The waves were much smaller than I would have thought with Pauwela reading around 5f 11s from 335. It was also… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 11 months ago

7am honolua has inconsistent waist to chest high sets. 5 guys. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Friday 12 21 18 morning call

Posted 11 months ago

Three SUP foiling sessions for me yesterday, as I had gear to try. I took some photos in between. Only a very good surfer like Rubens can afford to dry his eyes mid turn. This guys is going to need… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 11 months ago

6 30am still plenty energy at hookipa, with a bit unruly double overhead sets. Tough day, nobody out. 2.5 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Thursday 12 20 18 morning call

Posted 11 months ago

A shortboard session for me yesterday. No photos of the day, time to post this video introducing the first Foil Kalama Kamp that will be held in Namotu (Fiji) in September. If you are interested,… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Wednesday 12 19 18 morning call

Posted 11 months ago

A shortboard and a SUP session for me yesterday. It was a gorgeous windless morning with some juicy waves and the enjoyment was amplified by the fact that it had been windy for the whole month of… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 11 months ago

6.30am hookipa has the mix of swells I described in the morning call. Size at the moment seems to be up to head and a half, but with occasional double overhead sets. Should get bigger soon. Clean… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Tuesday 12 18 18 morning call

Posted 11 months ago

A SUP foiling and a windfoiling lesson for me yesterday. Here's the photos I took after the first one. Brother Dan. Brother Alika. The main peak was kinda firing and the action was… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Monday 12 17 18 morning call

Posted 11 months ago

A shortboard session for me yesterday. Here's an image of a lonely surfer at Hookipa by Jimmie Hepp. This is Honolua in the morning sent to me from a friend of mine (in case you missed the report I… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 11 months ago

9.30am sharing a photo from a friend of beautiful Honolua. Inconsistent and crowded. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Sunday 12 16 18 morning call

Posted 11 months ago

A shortboard session and a bit of windfoilling during a lesson for me yesterday. After my early morning session at Hookipa, I stopped at the point to take some photos. No successful rides in… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 11 months ago

6.30am hookipa is head to head and a half with some wind. 4 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Saturday 12 15 18 morning call

Posted 11 months ago

A longboard, a windsurf and two shortboard sessions for me yesterday to celebrate a day characterized by sunshine and an incredible light. The Haleakala looked amazing from the ocean. All the session… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 11 months ago

7am hookipa has head to occasionally head and a half mixed up waves with poor conditions. 2.5 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Friday 12 14 18 morning call

Posted 11 months ago

A longboard session for me yesterday, Honolua was really good. Brother Luke attacking the lip. Good foot placement on that Sharp Eye. 60 and a hip replacement, Kenny still got… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 11 months ago

9am honolua has very inconsistent head to occasionally double overhead waves at the cave with 15 people. 5 at the point which is smaller and mostly good for longboards. Water not bad. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Thursday 12 13 18 morning call

Posted 11 months ago

A SUP foiling and a windsurf session for me yesterday. This is Alan Cadiz with a wing designed by Ken Winner. Photo by Andy Bridge. And this is a smart way of increasing the lift for slow speed… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 11 months ago

6.45am hookipa has mixed periods and directions waves in the head to head and a half range. Should increase later. Light wind. 4.5 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

12 12 18 morning call

Posted 11 months ago

A shortboard and a windsurf session for me yesterday. I took some shots after my surfing session, but here's a spectacular shot by Onemorefoto at the Bay first. Caption was: Dusty Payne… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 11 months ago

7am hookipa has a mix of well overhead waves and strong wind. 2 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Tuesday 12 11 18 morning call

Posted 11 months ago

A shortboard session for me yesterday. Honolua was much more manageable than yesterday (and a bit slow), but still worth the drive. Specially for this guy. Even if he came from Hana! Kenny's drive… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 11 months ago

7am honolua has very inconsistent head to head and a half high waves. Consistency might improve on a lower tide. 20 guys, but many more arriving. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Monday 12 10 18 morning call

Posted 11 months ago

A windsurf session for me yesterday. After having quickly checked that there was nothing of interest on the blown out north shore, I went to the west side. Here's some photos from Honolua Bay, which… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 11 months ago

8.30am honolua has sets up to double overhead plus and 30 guys [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Sunday 12 9 18 morning call

Posted 11 months ago

A SUP foiling session for me yesterday. Here's a photo of 15 year old Jackson Bunch at Honolua one of these past days by Onemorefoto. 4am significant buoy readings South shore No indication of… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Saturday 12 7 18 morning call

Posted 11 months ago

A SUP foiling and a windfoiling session for me yesterday. First one was fun as this photo by bruddah Chris shows. It actually shows it only to foilers, who know how much fun it is to ride small… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 11 months ago

7.30am hookipa still has double overhead + closeout sets. Nobody out, but in between the big sets it's surfable. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Friday 12 7 18 morning call

Posted 11 months ago

A shortboard and a windsurf session for me yesterday. No photo of the day, this is Dusty Paine at Honolua (not sure if yesterday or the day before) in a photo by 1more808. 4am significant buoy… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Thursday 12 6 18 morning call

Posted 11 months ago

A SUP foiling, a windfoiling and a shortboard session for me yesterday. Here's Jason foiling in the early morning glare. I windfoiled there after the wind got strong and that was pretty… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 11 months ago

6.30am hookipa is pretty closed out already. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Wednesday 12 5 18 morning call

Posted 11 months ago

A SUP foiling session for me yesterday. The windsurfers at Hookipa enjoyed the mixed period and direction energies in the water (the windswell was pretty solid) and here's a perfectly timed hit by… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 11 months ago

7am hookipa has poorly shaped waves mostly head high from mixed directions with some wind on them. 3 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Tuesday 12 4 18 morning call

Posted 11 months ago

A SUP foiling and a wave windfoiling session for me yesterday. Second one was so much fun that I had to brag with Kai Lenny who came to Hi-Tech in the afternoon. "Funny, I did that too today! Pretty… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 11 months ago

7am hookipa has inconsistent waves up to head high with a bit of texture. 4.5 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Monday 12 3 18 morning call

Posted 11 months ago

Double SUP foiling session for me yesterday, as I had gear to test. The surf foil industry is now catching up with Gofoil who had a head start on everyone, and it's a lot of fun to be trying… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 11 months ago

6.30am hookipa has head to head and a half sets, occasionally bigger. Almost no wind, relatively clean faces, but the usual wobble in the lip line. 6.5 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Sunday 12 2 18 morning call

Posted 11 months ago

A longboard and a SUP foiling session for me yesterday. No photo of the day, here's an amazing image from Ben Thouard. BTW, I'm selling the board I used to learn prone foiling. 4am significant buoy… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 11 months ago

6.15am hookipa looked like head high in the dark [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Saturday 12 1 18 morning call

Posted 11 months ago

A longboard and a SUP foiling session for me yesterday. Here's a shot from the first one, gorgeous conditions with light offshores. Hookipa looked good for foiling instead and Michelle inspired me… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 11 months ago

6.30am hookipa is mostly flat with occasional waist to chest high clean waves. 4 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Friday 11 30 18 morning call

Posted 12 months ago

A SUP foiling and a longboard session for me yesterday. Here's SUP foiler Micah putting it "on the rail" in a photo by Gofoil taken two days ago. 4am significant buoy readings North… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 12 months ago

6.30am hookipa is mostly  chest to head high with very occasional bigger sets. No wind, but not particularly lined up either. 5.5 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Thursday 11 29 18 morning call

Posted 12 months ago

A shortboard session for me yesterday. Below is a two photos sequence of this ridiculously high double grab back flip whatever you call it aerial by Matt Meola. Didn't land it, but… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 12 months ago

6.30am the bigger waves at hookipa are in the double overhead range. Medium wind and relatively clean faces. 6 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Wednesday 11 28 18 morning call

Posted 12 months ago

A SUP foiling and a shortboard session for me yesterday. The Jaws contest was held in windy conditions, nonetheless the spectacle was amazing. Two incomplete waves gave Billy Kemper the win… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Tuesday 11 27 18 morning call

Posted 12 months ago

A SUP foiling and a shortboard session for me yesterday. The Jaws contest was on and this is Greg Long in a photo from the water level by John Patao. The contest was canceled after too many… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Monday 11 25 18 morning call

Posted 12 months ago

Thanks to blog reader Renata for the donation sent via the Paypal button. A shortboard session for me yesterday. The early morning saw some excellent conditions before the wind picked up enough to… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 12 months ago

6.30am the bigger waves at hookipa are already in the double overhead range. Here's a set that closed out the channel between middles and pavilions. But there's also lulls and smaller sets with very… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Sunday 11 25 18 morning call

Posted 12 months ago

A longboard and a windfoiling session for me yesterday. The waves were very unusually small for the season all day at Hookipa, consequence of that "well deserved break" that the North… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 12 months ago

6.30am hookipa is pretty flat with occasional waist high waves breaking at pavilions. Tomorrow is going to look very different. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Saturday 11 24 18 morning call

Posted 12 months ago

A windfoiling session for me yesterday. And one for Robby Naish too, here pictured blasting at full speed on a broad reach with his freeride style board. Feet in the footstraps and a hell lot of… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 12 months ago

6.30am the windswell at hookipa is down to mostly chest high at pavilions and the point. No wind. 8 if you get a good one at the point, 4 otherwise. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Friday 11 22 18 morning call

Posted 12 months ago

A SUP foiling session for me yesterday. Kane showed up at the harbor when the wind was on (he wasn't aware of my blog and its useful links, like the wind model n.-2) and practiced some… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Thursday 11 22 18 morning call

Posted 12 months ago

A prone foiling and a windsurfing session for me yesterday. Conditions at Hookipa went from horribly windy (for my taste) to epic after a few squalls shot down the wind. Unfortunately a… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 12 months ago

6.30am the waves at hookipa are head to head and a third (occasionally half) and a bit all over the place with multiple sub peaks induced by the wind swell. Bit windy too. 3.5 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Wednesday 11 21 18 morning call

Posted 12 months ago

A windfoiling and a windsurf session for me yesterday. Here's how the waves looked like at Hookipa in a photo by Jimmie Hepp from this gallery. 4am significant buoy readings North shore NW101 2.2ft… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 12 months ago

8am the sets of the new nw swell are in the head and a half to occasionally double range. The wind is light but the windswell messes up the lip line. 6 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Tuesday 11 20 18 morning call

Posted 12 months ago

A shortboard session for me yesterday. Here's a nice floater at Hookipa by a surfer that looks like Francisco Porcella to me, but I might be wrong. 5am significant buoy readings North… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 12 months ago

6.45am hookipa has waves of mixed sizes, periods and directions between head and head and a half. Light wind, but quite a bit of texture. 4.5 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Monday 11 19 18 morning call

Posted 12 months ago

A shortboard, a prone foiling and a windfoiling session for me yesterday. First one was at Honolua, another successful surf guide (customer was stoked). After which, I took some photos of the pro… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 12 months ago

8.30am I confirm the size at the point, cave has very occasional overhead sets. Feels like it's slowing down with the high tide. That's a decent set in the picture. Medium crowd. 20 at the… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 12 months ago

6am. Honolua in the dark has sets that look chest to head high at the point. No cave. I'll be more precise after my session. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Sunday 11 18 18 morning call

Posted 12 months ago

A day of rest for me yesterday. The annual Surf Bash organized by Hi-Tech was held yesterday at Hookipa. These are some of the amazing participants of the adaptive surfing category. So… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Saturday 11 17 18 morning call

Posted 12 months ago

A shortboard session for me yesterday. After which, I went to Hookipa and took some photos of the three guys out at the point. Here's Steve Sadler. Pat Shipman. Kevin Collins. I saw them… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 12 months ago

7.30am I saw a solid double overhead set at hookipa from the highway and the conditions are relatively clean. I give it a 7, if you can handle the size. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Friday 11 16 18 morning call

Posted 12 months ago

A SUP foiling and a windfoiling session for me yesterday. Here's a photo taken after the first one, showing Garret gliding effortlessly on a wave that from the surfing point of view would get a 0.2… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 12 months ago

6.30am hookipa is head and a half to occasionally double overhead. Bit wobbly with the high tide despite the light offshore. 6 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Thursday 11 15 18 morning call

Posted 12 months ago

A shortboard and a SUP foiling session for me yesterday. This is a wave from the first one. The moment before you wanted to nose ride your shortboard and forgot there's no wax on the nose and… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Wednesday 11 14 18 morning call

Posted 12 months ago

A SUP foiling and two wave windfoiling sessions for me yesterday. This concludes a wonderful three days off work that I thoroughly enjoyed thanks to the foil (conditions weren't clean enough for my… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 12 months ago

6.30am hookipa has head to head and a half waves. Light wind but relatively poor shape and soft with the high tide. There's some good sections though. 5.5 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Tuesday 11 13 18 morning call

Posted 12 months ago

A SUP foiling and a windfoiling session for me yesterday. The waves were bigger than yesterday, consequence of a more direct aim of the fetch that generated it. Tomoko was taking photos on her way… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Monday 11 12 18 morning call

Posted 12 months ago

A SUP foiling and two windfoiling sessions for me yesterday. The wave windfoiling thing is growing into me greatly. It is like gracefully dancing with the ocean. Unfortunately with the mouth mount… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 12 months ago

7.30am hookipa has head to head and a half waves of mixed periods and directions. Very light wind, but kinda bumpy nonetheless and fat at high tide. 5 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Sunday 11 11 18 morning call

Posted 12 months ago

A day of rest for me yesterday (the 4 in 1 the day before was made also with the bad conditions of yesterday in mind). No photo of the day, here's a couple of random shots from my facebook… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Saturday 11 10 18 morning call

Posted 12 months ago

A lovely four in one for me yesterday taking full advantage of the car quiver, a day off and the nice waves. The disciplines were: shortboard surfing, SUP surfing, wave windfoiling (WWF) and SUP… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 12 months ago

7.30am hookipa has tons of waves of very variable size and shape. From head to occasionally double and from perfectly peeling to very wobbly. How do you score that? I had a lot of fun, so I give it… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 12 months ago

6am hookipa seems head high and fat in the high tide and in the semi dark. I'll be more precise after my session. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Friday 11 9 18 morning call

Posted 12 months ago

A shortboard and two SUP foiling sessions for me yesterday. 50 minutes and two (long) waves were the numbers of the first crowded one. The waves seemed to improve by the time I left. Here's Deneb… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 12 months ago

7.30am hookipa is now head to head and a half and slightly better shape. 7 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 12 months ago

6.15am hookipa is head high and clean but not particularly consistent. 6 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Thursday 11 8 18 morning call

Posted 12 months ago

A shortboard and a windfoiling session for me yesterday. Heading home after the quick Hookipa check from Holomua Road (unless it's summer or dark, I always turn around there instead of going straight… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 12 months ago

6.15am hookipa has 11s sets mostly chest high, occasionally bigger and clean. 5 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Wednesday 11 7 18 morning call

Posted 12 months ago

A shortboard and a windfoiling session for me yesterday. During the last one, taking advantage of the presence of Jimmie Hepp, I got this shot at Lanes that made me wonder how many other windfoilers… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Tuesday 11 6 18 morning call

Posted 12 months ago

A longboard and a windsurf session for me yesterday. The Aloha Classic got close to a wrap, but the weather didn't cooperate till the end so they have 4 finals to finish: amateur, masters,… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 12 months ago

Beach report before call today. 6.15am hookipa has chest to head high waves, light trades and some texture. 4 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 12 months ago

8.15am waves are improving at hookipa, there's head high sets now. Wind is picking up, looking good for the windsurf contest. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 12 months ago

6.15am has very small medium period lines with windswell peaks. Like belly to occasionally chest high. Light trades add some texture. 1.5 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Monday 11 5 18 morning call

Posted 12 months ago

Day of rest for me yesterday. This is a lonely foiler (looks like Ethan) making the most of the tiny waves at Ukumehame. As predicted, the Aloha Classic was on and this is a shot by Jimmie Hepp… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 12 months ago

7.45am ukumehame is flat to calf high.  Hookipa was small and windy. Good day to rest. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Sunday 11 4 18 morning call

Posted 12 months ago

SUP foiling downwind attempt n. 15 for me yesterday. This time I used the Gofoil Maliko 280 and the short mast. It was less windy than yesterday and yet I managed to make it foil 7-8 times, so yes it… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 12 months ago

7.45am hookipa has scattered chest high windswell windy peaks. 1 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Saturday 11 3 18 morning call

Posted 12 months ago

A shortboard session and SUP foiling downwind attempt number, what was it, 14? Below is a bit of technical analysis, skip to the windsurfing photo if you're not interested. It was the first time… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Friday 11 2 16 morning call

Posted 12 months ago

A SUP foiling and a shortboard session for me yesterday. The pro men and women categories at the Aloha Classic were won by Camille Juban and Sarah Hauser. This is a photo from this gallery by Jimmie… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 12 months ago

6am beach report before call today. Hookipa chest to shoulder high with occasional head high sets like the one at the point in the photo. Light to moderate wind and a lot of texture. 4 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 12 months ago

6.15am the sets are still well overhead at hookipa,  but there's some texture on the water due to the light wind. 6.5 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Thursday 11 1 18 morning call

Posted 12 months ago

Big thanks to a new blog advertiser, the surfer art of John Severson. Just a shortboard session for me yesterday, but a perfect one in the early morning glass: 10 waves, no wipeouts, no sets on… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 12 months ago

6.30am hookipa is head and a half to double in the sets and clean, but with some lulls. 8 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Wednesday 10 31 18 morning call

Posted 12 months ago

A SUP foiling and a longboard session for me yesterday. I was hoping for another session at sunset, but the wind went kona on the north shore only at 5.20pm. No photo of the day, here's a random shot… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 13 months ago

8.15am there's waves at ukumehame but the onshore flow makes it bad for surfing. Not for foiling though [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 13 months ago

6.30am hookipa is flat to occasionally shoulder high at pavilions and the point. No wind. 3 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Tuesday 10 30 18 morning call

Posted 13 months ago

Two SUP foiling sessions for me, one with the short and one with the long mast. I'm not ready yet to post a review of the long one, but one thing I can tell already: it takes time to get used to it…. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Monday 10 29 18 morning call

Posted 13 months ago

A longboard and a shortboard session for me yesterday. During the first one I took a photo of the lovely Kelly Potts walking to the nose of her surfboard with the most beautiful Hawaiian… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 13 months ago

6am ukumehame has waist to shoulder high waves with occasional bigger sets. Light sideoff at the moment [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Sunday 10 28 18 morning call

Posted 13 months ago

A shortboard and a SUP session for me yesterday. Didn't take any photo on the south shore, here's how Hookipa looked like in these photos by Jimmie Hepp from this gallery. The 2018 Aloha Classic… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 13 months ago

8am lahaina town has head high and occasionally bigger sets. Conditions are a little wobbly everywhere at the moment. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Saturday 10 27 18 morning call

Posted 13 months ago

Two shortboard and two longboard sessions for me to celebrate another fantastic day of surfing on the south shore. These are the pics I took. Putting that Sci-Fi on the rail. So much beauty… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 13 months ago

6.30am lahaina town has head high plus waves and clean conditions. Didn't see too many sets on the way, sign of low consistency. Ukumehame had light wind. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Friday 10 16 18 morning call

Posted 13 months ago

Two shortboard sessions for me yesterday. The waves on the south shore were still beautiful, just a bit slower than the first part of the week. Didn't take any photos, here's how Hookipa looked in… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 13 months ago

9.30am I confirm the inconsistent nature of this phase of the swell. Onshore breeze now in lahaina. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 13 months ago

7.30am lahaina town has head high waves and clean conditions. Smaller and less clean everywhere else. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Thursday 10 25 18 morning call

Posted 13 months ago

A shortboard session for me yesterday. The waves were still beautiful in Lahaina, but a little slower. I took this one on my way to work. This Skeeter's hop instead was caught later by Dan Taylor… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 13 months ago

6am the waves are still head high in lahaina with possible bigger sets. no wind but a tiny bit of morning sickness. Ukumehame and olowalu strong offshore [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Wednesday 10 24 18 morning call

Posted 13 months ago

Two shortboard and a longboard session for me yesterday. The waves on the south shore were awesome once again and that's not gonna end any time soon. Beauty in the shower. As predicted, the… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 13 months ago

6.30am I saw plenty head high sets on my way to lahaina, seemed more energy than yesterday. Clean everywhere but ukumehame has whirling winds. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Tuesday 10 23 18 morning call

Posted 13 months ago

Thanks a lot to readers Scott and Geoff for their donation. A longboard and a shortboard session for me yesterday. Slightly bumpy in this occasion, but the waves on the south shore is still a lot… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 13 months ago

9.30am ukumehame is belly to shoulder high with occasional bigger sets. Smaller than yesterday. Light onshore at the moment, but it feels like it might change. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Monday 10 22 18 morning call

Posted 13 months ago

Two shortboard sessions for me yesterday in a day of wonderful waves on the south shores. Here's the photo of the day. Here's a couple of waves from my first session. These frames are… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 13 months ago

6.30am lahaina side is well overhead and clean everywhere. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Sunday 10 21 18 morning call

Posted 13 months ago

A shortboard and a windfoiling session for me yesterday. The waves were up everywhere on the south shore. This is Junior dropping On a bomb on his foil board. Photo by Dan Taylor… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 13 months ago

6.30am ukumehame is belly to shoulder high with occasional bigger sets and clean. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Saturday 10 20 18 morning call

Posted 13 months ago

Shortboard, windfoiling and SUP foiling sessions for me yesterday. This is one wave of yet another epic sunset session on the south shore. The south swell was already hitting. I was testing… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Friday 10 19 18 morning call

Posted 13 months ago

A SUP foiling and a windfoiling session for me yesterday. Sorry about the late call, but this morning I wanted to try out my new 5.10 Sharp Eye at Hookipa, so I went there first. I was sitting there… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 13 months ago

6am beach report before (late) call today. Hookipa is head to head and a third and relatively clean. 6 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Thursday 10 18 18 morning call

Posted 13 months ago

A SUP foiling session for me yesterday. The harbor came back to life, here's some shots. Brother Eddie on a beautiful left. The right wanted to barrel despite the light onshore wind. Perfect… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 13 months ago

6.30am ukumehame still has waist high sets between flat spells and clean conditions. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Wednesday 10 17 18 morning call

Posted 13 months ago

A longboard and a shortboard session for me yesterday. Didn't take any photo and surprisingly didn't find any on facebook (this swell isn't that pretty to photograph), so here's a photo from the… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 13 months ago

9am ukumehame has thigh to waist high waves with occasional bigger sets. Light onshore [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 13 months ago

8am hookipa has a mix of swells, but the long period lines are already predominant in the head to head and a half range. Light trades. 5 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Tuesday 10 15 18 morning call

Posted 13 months ago

Two longboard and a shortboard session for me yesterday. Here's some photos to show the conditions of all of them. The first one was business related. The moment after the "UP!" yell. The only… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 13 months ago

8.30am ukumehame is knee high with occasional bigger sets, clean but slow and a bit soft with the high tide. Hookipa had waves, but side on wind and poor conditions. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Monday 10 15 18 morning call

Posted 13 months ago

A SUP foiling and a SUP session for me yesterday. Once again the conditions at Thousand Peaks were exceptionally good. Here's brother Eddie with sparks all around, even under his board. Buttery… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 13 months ago

6.30am ukumehame is waist high with occasional bigger sets and clean. Hookipa looked small but clean from the distance. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Sunday 10 13 18 morning call

Posted 13 months ago

A longboard and a SUP foil session for me yesterday. This photo shows the excellent conditions at Hookipa thanks to the light offshore wind. Plenty barrels on offer. This is a photo from two days… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 13 months ago

8.30am after session report: conditions are excellent at hookipa. 8 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 13 months ago

6am hookipa has clean waves up to occasionally head high. 6 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Saturday 10 13 18 morning call

Posted 13 months ago

Two SUP foiling and a longboard session for me yesterday. Dan of Destination 360 was out there with us in the morning and took this photo of Junior using both foil and board in this turn. 3am… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 13 months ago

6.30am ukumehame is a little smaller than yesterday and overall better looking. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Friday 10 12 18 morning call

Posted 13 months ago

Yesterday by 11am I had already done SUP foiling, SUP and shortboard sessions. All of them at Thousand Peaks and none of them particularly remarkable, because the size and period was too much for the… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 13 months ago

7am ukumehame has up to head high closing out sets and no wind. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Thursday 10 11 18 morning call

Posted 13 months ago

A shortboard and a SUP foiling session for me yesterday. Here's a couple of shots from the early morning. Kirby got a nice one. Finless foam board. 4am significant buoy readings South… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 13 months ago

6.15am lahaina side has waist to chest high sets, occasionally bigger and clean everywhere. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Wednesday 10 10 18 morning call

Posted 13 months ago

A longboard, shortboard and SUP foiling session for me yesterday. I need to open this call with this epic shot by Franck Berthout that popped up as a 7 years old memory on Facebook. Here's what I… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 13 months ago

9am ukumehame still has knee to occasionally waist waves, but once in a long while there's a 22s set up to head high. Wind is whirling. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 13 months ago

6.30am ukumehame has knee to occasionally waist high waves and light offshore. Hookipa looked like head high and a bit windy from the distance and without waiting for a set. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Tuesday 10 9 18 morning call

Posted 13 months ago

A longboard and a SUP foiling session for me yesterday on the knee to waist high waves of the south shore. The waves at Hookipa were in the head high range instead, we frequent bigger sets, as shown… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 13 months ago

6.30am ukumehame is knee to occasionally thigh high with spells of flatness. Light wind from maalaea. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Monday 10 8 18 morning call

Posted 13 months ago

A shortboard and a windsurf session for me yesterday. Here's how the biggest waves at Hookipa looked (when the NW set came in the midst of the windswell) in a photo by Jimmie Hepp from this… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 13 months ago

6.30am hookipa has head high waves of poor shape with light trades. Similar to yesterday, just a tad more wind at the moment. 3 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Sunday 10 7 18 morning call

Posted 13 months ago

A shortboard and a windfoiling session for me yesterday. This is a wave in the morning at Hookipa with a surfers who is a few feet too far back to get barreled. But don't be deceived by the look, it… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 13 months ago

6.30am a mix of nw lines and windswell is giving hookipa some poorly shaped head high waves, occasionally overhead. Relatively clean with very light easterly wind. 3.5 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Saturday 10 6 18 morning call

Posted 13 months ago

A longboard and a SUP foiling session for me yesterday. The Walaka swell was still pumping on the Kihei side as this photo by John Patao shows. 4am significant buoy readings South shore W 2.7ft @… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Friday 10 5 18 morning call

Posted 13 months ago

A shortboard session for me yesterday. Many spots in the Kihei area were going off with Walaka's swell. This is one of them. This one is on the Lahaina side instead. Molokini on the… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Thursday 10 4 19 morning call

Posted 13 months ago

A longboard and a windfoiling session for me yesterday. No action photo of the day, here's the sunset by Jimmie Hepp. 5am significant buoy readings South shore W 6.9ft @ 13s from 230° (SW)… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 13 months ago

6.30am ukumehame has waist to occasionally chest high waves of mixed periods and no wind. hookipa looked head high plus and light easterly wind from the distance. Smaller than yesterday. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Wednesday 10 3 18 morning call

Posted 13 months ago

A shortboard and a SUP foiling session for me yesterday. First one was fun, second one was ridiculously fun. In between, I took some photos at Hookipa. John Gangini. Charlie Smith. Tanner… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 13 months ago

6.30am hookipa is head to head and a half and rising with light sideoff wind. I decided I need to bring the scale up a bit and I give it an 8. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Tuesday 10 2 18 morning call

Posted 13 months ago

A SUP foiling and a windfoiling session for me yesterday. This shot from Jimmie Hepp from this gallery shows that there were still solid waves at Hookipa. 4am significant buoy readings South… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 13 months ago

7.30am hookipa is head to head high with light easterly trades. 4.5 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Monday 10 1 18 morning call

Posted 13 months ago

One way to support this blog is to purchase a banner space. That's how blog reader Johnny did and you can see his banner linked to his instagram page on the right. Thanks a lot. A shortboard and two… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 14 months ago

7am hookipa is head to head and a half with light easterly trades. 5 in the local scale. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Sunday 9 30 18 morning call

Posted 14 months ago

A SUP foiling and a shortboard session for me yesterday. Not sure I can call the last one a session though, since it was at Hookipa and the shock of surfing (or trying to) those horribly… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 14 months ago

6.30am ukumehame is mostly flat with inconsistent waist high sets and light side shore wind. I heard water is brown in the launiupoko area. Hookipa looked like head high and not particularly clean… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Saturday 9 29 18 morning call

Posted 14 months ago

A windfoiling session for me yesterday. Here's a short clip, can't hear much at one point, I believe it's because of the new mouth mount I bought. Gonna buy another one like the old one I had… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Friday 9 28 18 morning call

Posted 14 months ago

No water action for me yesterday other than a lovely swim in the lake that the north shore was turned into. Pretty heavy rain on the Lahaina side instead caused some flooding and bad traffic. This… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 14 months ago

6.30am lahaina side is flat to knee high with onshore texture. Not worth it even for foiling. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Thursday 9 27 18 morning call

Posted 14 months ago

A longboard and a SUP foiling session for me yesterday, being in the water was the only escape from the heat. Unlike Oahu, Maui didn't have the southerly wind flow and the conditions were actually… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Wednesday 9 26 18 morning call

Posted 14 months ago

A longboard session for me yesterday. This is Christian showing a nice low and centered stance while foiling on the waist high waves at Thousand Peaks. A little mid morning onshore ruined it a… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 14 months ago

7.15am lahaina side is knee to waist high waves with occasional bigger sets and clean everywhere. Hookipa looked chest high and poor shape from the distance. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Tuesday 9 25 18 morning call

Posted 14 months ago

A shortboard and a SUP foiling session for me yesterday, which reminded me the following three things: – surfing on a mushy waist high wave requires a lot of pumping to generate speed. Took me a… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 14 months ago

7.15am lahaina side is thigh to belly high with occasional bigger sets and clean everywhere. Hookipa looked small and poor shape from the distance. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Monday 9 24 18 morning call

Posted 14 months ago

A SUP and a windfoiling session for me yesterday. Young South African Nathan Van Vuuren spent two months in Maui and impressed everybody in the foiling community with his skill and style. He's… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 14 months ago

6.15am hookipa has occasional chest high waves of poor shape despite the lack of wind. 2.5 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Sunday 9 23 18 morning call

Posted 14 months ago

A 5 hours work shift and a windfoiling lesson were the perfect way to fight an 11 hours time difference jet lag yesterday. Here's my student Jean-Michel who did exceptionally well. What helped him a… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Saturday 9 22 18 morning call

Posted 14 months ago

I'm back in Maui after a fantastic 5 weeks trip that took me to four different countries, and here's the first morning call of the "new season". Make sure you check the two Indo reports I did… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

2018 Maldive trip

Posted 14 months ago

I spent a total of 10 days in the Maldives and here's my report of the experience. I ended up going because my friend Gianfranco was already there and while I was in Indo he invited me to visit… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

2018 Indo trip report 2

Posted 15 months ago

A week stay in my favorite spot in the world was absolutely delightful. The swell was never pumping, but it never went below chest high, with the biggest day at the head and a half mark.These are a… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Indo trip 2018 first report

Posted 15 months ago

I took the gopro out yesterday for the morning and afternoon sessions. These are some shots. I'm gonna stay a few more days in my favorite spot in the world, and then I'm off to a new place…. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 15 months ago

I'm having a great time in Indo and I unexpectedly might go somewhere else too, but I can't help not wondering how the south shore will look with 20 feet 12 seconds of swell. No idea of where I would… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 15 months ago

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Wednesday 8 15 18 morning call

Posted 15 months ago

A SUP foiling session for me yesterday. No photo of the day, here's some very clean lines at Uluwatu from some years ago. This is the last morning call for a while (possibly a month), as I'm leaving… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 15 months ago

6.30am lahaina side is knee to waist high with occasional bigger sets and clean. Ukumehame light offshore. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Tuesday 8 14 18 morning call

Posted 15 months ago

A shortboard session for me yesterday. No photos of the day, but I timely received an email from an unknown resort in Telo publicizing how well the waves of the island reacted to… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 15 months ago

8.30am there are bigger sets up to shoulder high in town, but they're rare. Light onshore now.      [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 15 months ago

6am lahaina side is knee to waist high and clean everywhere. Didn't wait to see if there's bigger sets. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Monday 8 12 18 morning call

Posted 15 months ago

Thanks a lot to blog reader Justin for the donation via the Paypal button. A longboard, a SUP foiling and a shortboard session for me yesterday, in a day that saw some very good waves on the south… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 15 months ago

8.40am the guardrails area has plenty head high sets and clean [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 15 months ago

6am ukumehame is waist to belly high and clean with occasional bigger sets. Smaller than yesterday, but still plenty waves.      [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Sunday 8 12 18 morning call

Posted 15 months ago

A longboard session for me yesterday, as my back pain was a lot better and Thousand Peaks was too glassy and beautiful to pass. This is my coworker Ayako on a small one. There were sets up to head… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 15 months ago

6am ukumehame is waist to chest high with occasional bigger set and clean.      [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Satruday 8 11 18 morning call

Posted 15 months ago

Another day of rest for me yesterday, even though I managed to teach another successful windfoiling lesson. Prior to that, I had the most painful massage ever, but it seemed to be so effective that… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Friday 8 10 18 morning call

Posted 15 months ago

Day of rest for me yesterday as I had to nurse my back pain. Timing was horrible, because the south shore was going off pretty much all day. This is one of the many spots that lit up in a photo… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 15 months ago

10am There's already waves at maalaea [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Friday 8 9 18 morning call

Posted 15 months ago

A shortboard session for me yesterday, which I had to cut short and immediately go see a massage therapist because my low right back pain got unbearable. I'm going to take a prolonged break and try… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 15 months ago

9.30am lahaina side is slowing down badly. Mostly waist high now.      [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 15 months ago

6.30am lahaina side is waist to chest high occasionally bigger in town. Ukumehame light onshore and a little crumbling [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Wednesday 8 8 18 morning call

Posted 15 months ago

Two shortboard sessions for me yesterday. In a day in which I tightly packed also a windfoiling lesson and a 4 hours work shift at the shop, I somehow also found the time to take some photos. The… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 15 months ago

10.30am there's head high sets everywhere. Ukumehame light onshore [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 15 months ago

6 a.m.lahaina side is waist to chest and clean. Saw a head high set in town. Ukumehame windy [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Tuesday 8 7 18 morning call

Posted 15 months ago

A SUP foiling session for me yesterday. It was the very first time I used a Maliko 280 (the biggest size made by Gofoil) and I can't wait to try it on a downwinder. Probably Wednesday. Last Sunday… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 15 months ago

6 a.m.lahaina side is flat to knee high with occasional waist high sets and clean. As usual, the arrival of the first long period sets is very inconsistent. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Monday 8 6 18 morning call

Posted 15 months ago

SUP foiling downwinder attempt n.13 for me yesterday. I did a video to illustrate the awesome struggle I'm experiencing trying to learn this extremely difficult discipline. 3am significant… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Sunday 8 5 18 morning call

Posted 15 months ago

A SUP foiling session for me yesterday. No photo of the day, here's an image of Ben Thouard: Kevin Bourez driving through the barrel in Tahiti. 5am significant buoy readings South shore W 2ft @ 11s… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 15 months ago

6 a.m.lahaina side is flat to knee high with occasional waist high sets and clean. ukumehame windy [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Saturday 8 4 18 morning call

Posted 15 months ago

A SUP foiling session for me yesterday. Here's some more footage of the M2O race of Nate Van Vuuren. I share it because it's available. Haven't seen any footage of Kai, which is a bit shocking. And… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 15 months ago

9.30 a.m.lahaina side has knee to occasionally waist high waves and light onshore. ukumehame windy     [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Friday 8 3 18 morning call

Posted 15 months ago

A SUP foiling session for me yesterday. I was in the water with Nate, who is the South African kid who can catch as many waves as he wants staying on the foil. In this video, for demonstration… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 15 months ago

8 a.m.lahaina side has waist to belly high sets occasionally bigger in town. ukumehame windy [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Thursday 8 2 18 morning call

Posted 15 months ago

A prone foiling session for me yesterday. I do that, when some body pain doesn't allow me to do the SUP foiling which I keep preferring. Here's a couple of fellow proners making good use of the waist… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 15 months ago

8.30 a.m.lahaina side has inconsistent waist high sets and light onshore. ukumehame windy [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Wednesday 8 1 18 morning call

Posted 15 months ago

A SUP foiling session and downwind attempt n.12 for me yesterday. As I prophetically predicted, my body started complaining about all that strong paddling on the left and I came out of the water… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 16 months ago

6 a.m.lahaina side is mostly flat with inconsistent calf to occasionally thigh high sets in the launiupoko area and in town. clean everywhere [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Tuesday 7 31 18 morning call

Posted 16 months ago

A longboard session and SUP foiling downwinder attempt n.11 for me yesterday. The usual 4-5 take-offs out of the last one, but always with the feeling of having improved a bit and having figured… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 16 months ago

8.30 a.m.lahaina side is flat to calf high with occasional inconsistent bigger sets, specially in town. clean everywhere [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Monday 7 30 18 morning call

Posted 16 months ago

xAn extended windfoiling lesson was all my arms could take yesterday. And while I was flying over the water propelled by the wind with a sail in my hands, those 10 guys were flying over the… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Sunday 7 29 18 morning call

Posted 16 months ago

Downwind foiling attempt n.10 for me yesterday. The usual 4-5 take-offs with maximum 20 seconds rides, but I had a glorious Kai Lennyish 3 seconds of just gliding without doing nothing and… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 16 months ago

9.30 a.m.lahaina side is flat to knee high. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Saturday 7 28 18 morning call

Posted 16 months ago

A SUP foiling session for me yesterday. Here's some photos of a contest that was held Wednesday at Queens in Waikiki posted by GoFoil. They also have a video on their page and here's another video on… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 16 months ago

6.30 a.m.lahaina side is flat to knee high. once in a long while a waist high one comes in. clean everywhere ukumehame included [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Friday 7 27 18 morning call

Posted 16 months ago

Foiling downwind attempt n. 9 (I think) for me yesterday. First time on my new 5.8 Kalama SUP foiling board which is awesome for waves but definitely not ideal for downwinding. I managed to get it… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 16 months ago

6 a.m.lahaina side is flat to occasionally knee high. no sign of the long period energy. I watched for 10 minutes [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Thursday 7 26 18 morning call

Posted 16 months ago

A SUP foiling session for me yesterday. A massive swell is hitting Indonesia at the moment, the start of this post is dedicated to it. This is Mark Healey at Nias. Photo by Ted Grambeau from this… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 16 months ago

8.30 a.m.lahaina side has knee to occasionally waist high waves and clean conditions. ukumehame whirling wind with menacing offshore gusts [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Wednesday 7 15 18 morning call

Posted 16 months ago

A shortboard and a SUP foiling session for me yesterday. While the waves are tapering down on the south shore, the photos from Sunday/Monday are being uploaded on the social media. Here's a dream… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 16 months ago

8.20 a.m.lahaina side has knee to waist high waves asian Nathalie Big Girl In Town. this voice recognition app sucks but the results can be hysterical. I meant occasionally bigger in town. ukumehame… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Tuesday 7 24 18 morning call

Posted 16 months ago

A SUP, longboard and SUP foiling session for me yesterday, gotta to make hay while the sun shines. I had some nice clips with the gopro, but I lost it in the water (any amount donations to… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 16 months ago

7 a.m. ukumehame has glassy waist to occasionally head high waves. bit wobbly. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Monday 7 23 18 morning call

Posted 16 months ago

A longboard and a SUP foiling session for me yesterday. The waves were pumping everywhere and here's a few shot I took in between sessions at the Hurley contest at the Lahaina harbor. The Liotta… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 16 months ago

7: 15 a.m. lahaina side has mixed periods and sizes from knee to head high in town. bit of texture everywhere, ukumehame light onshore and crumbling [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Sunday 7 22 18 morning call

Posted 16 months ago

A shortboard and a longboard session for me yesterday. Here's a quick shot I took of the Hurley contest at the Lahaina harbor, which will be on also today. This is my missing in action coworker… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 16 months ago

7:30 a.m. after a promising start the swell slowed down quite a bit in lahaina. crowded everywhere. Inconsistency is in the nature of the angular spreading. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 16 months ago

6 a.m. lahaina Side has waist to shoulder hi waves occasionally bigger In Town. ukumehame moderate offshore. olowalu looked good but kind of packed already [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Saturday 7 21 18 morning call

Posted 16 months ago

A SUP and a longboard session for me yesterday. Here's a uncle charging a fun section at Uluwalu. 3am significant buoy readings South shore W 2.5ft @ 14s from 161° (SSE) SW 2.4ft @ 14s from 162°… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 16 months ago

7 a.m ukumehame has inconsistent waist to chest high waves. no wind at the moment, but it feels like it might start blowing anytime [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Friday 7 20 18 morning call

Posted 16 months ago

A shortboard session for me yesterday. Below is the video of the second Maui to Molokai race that I talked about a few days ago. Thanks to the author Johann Meya for sharing it on youtube. And here's… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 16 months ago

6.00 a.m lahaina side has mixed energies and sizes from knee to head high. ukumehame no wind yet [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Thursday 7 19 18 morning call

Posted 16 months ago

A shortboard, a SUP foiling and a windsurfing session for me yesterday. The waves in Lahaina were delightful again. Here's young surfing star Ocean Macedo enjoying some cross stepping on a Wave… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 16 months ago

6.30 a.m lahaina side is knee to waist and clean. ukumehame has texture [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Wednesday 7 18 18 morning call

Posted 16 months ago

A longboard, a SUP foiling and a shortboard session for me yesterday, as this fantastic summer keeps on giving. I caught about 10 waves in the first, 20 in the second and 3 in the third. It… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 16 months ago

6.30 a.m lahaina side is smaller than yesterday but still knee to waist and clean. ukumehame windy [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Tuesday 7 17 18 morning call

Posted 16 months ago

Another excellent longboard and a SUP foiling session for me yesterday. The second one allowed me to witness the best prone foiling I've ever seen, Kai Lenny included. This south African kid called… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 16 months ago

10 a.m lahaina side has improved and now it has waist to occasionally chest high clean waves. photo taken at launiupoko. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 16 months ago

7 a.m. lahaina side has inconsistent knee to waist high waves. smaller than yesterday. ukumehame and launiupoko areas are glassy, the first one a bit wobbly. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Monday 7 16 18 morning call

Posted 16 months ago

Another excellent longboard session for me yesterday. Waves were very clean all morning in Lahaina before the onshore breeze picked up a little later than usual. I don't have a photo of the day… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 16 months ago

10.30 a.m. lahaina side has very inconsistent sets of the new long period sw swell. they seemed at least waist high, but I haven't seen many. flat to tiny in the long lulls. ukumehame had good wind… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Sunday 7 15 18 morning call

Posted 16 months ago

13 hours of working was all I did yesterday. I'm so thankful that I only do that once a year. Kai Lenny instead won the second Maui to Molokai race which, I assume, had less wind and smaller waves… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

7 14 18 morning call

Posted 16 months ago

An excellent longboard session for me yesterday (I gave it a 9) in a morning that saw Lahaina fire up again (very similarly to last Saturday). Here are some shots. Uncle get style. Other than… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 16 months ago

9.30 a.m. lahaina side has solid waist high clean sets occasionally bigger. kinda gorgeous, really. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 16 months ago

6.30 a.m. lahaina side has knee to waist high clean waves, occasionally bigger in town. ukumehame had no wind, but some texture and the wind line was very close. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Friday 7 13 18 morning call

Posted 16 months ago

A longboard session for me yesterday. Couldn't find a photo of the day, here's an image from Ben Thouard. If you don't know him, here's a video about his last project. 3am significant buoy… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 16 months ago

6.30 a.m. lahaina side has inconsistent knee to waist high waves. I also saw a chest-high set [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Thursday 7 12 18 morning call

Posted 16 months ago

I'm happy to announce a new blog sponsor in Fine Living Photos, of which you'll see a banner on the right. Banners are $50/month or $125/three months. A prone foiling session for me on the south… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 16 months ago

6.30 a.m. lahaina side has very inconsistent long period waves waist to occasionally belly high. ukumehame windy [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Wednesday 7 11 18 morning call

Posted 16 months ago

A longboard and a SUP foiling session for me yesterday. First one was excellent, as I found a spot that was much better than everywhere else. I finally found some kind of info about the Maui to… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 16 months ago

8.30 a.m. ukumehame is knee to occasionally waist high and clean. Flat at times [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 16 months ago

7.30 a.m. hookipa has chest to occasionally head high waves and some wind on it. 2.5 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Tuesday 7 10 18 morning call

Posted 16 months ago

A longboard and SUP foiling session for me yesterday. The first one was at Hookipa and this photo from Dave Lane shows a perfect example of a head high wave. 4/5am significant buoy readings South… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 16 months ago

9.30 a.m. ukumehame has knee to waist high waves and clean conditions. flat at times. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 16 months ago

6:20 a.m. hookipa Still has head hi waves, relatively clean with very light wind [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Monday 7 9 18 morning call

Posted 16 months ago

Triple SUP foiling session for me yesterday, as I had boards to try. Later on, windsurfing at Hookipa looked pretty fun (not quite as fun as yesterday, though), but I wisely passed and took some… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 16 months ago

8 a.m. thousand peaks has waist high crumbling waves with light on Shore occasionally bigger [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 16 months ago

6.40 a.m. hookipa has overhead waves from the wind swell and a little bit of wind. 2.5 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Sunday 7 8 18 morning call

Posted 16 months ago

A SUP foiling and a windsurfing session for me yesterday. The first one felt like a bit of a waste, as the waves in Lahaina were gorgeous, but I had a board to try. The second one fell into the… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 16 months ago

6 a.m.  lahaina side is waist to shoulder high and clean,  with  occasional bigger sets. ukumehame had a bit of texture.     [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Saturday 7 7 18 morning call

Posted 16 months ago

A longboard session for me yesterday. As reported in the two beach reports, the waves were improving in the morning on the Lahaina side with sets up to chest/shoulder high. Here's an image from a… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 16 months ago

8.30 a.m. i confirm lahaina side inconsistent knee to waist and clean, but there's occasional chest to shoulder high sets [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 16 months ago

6.30 a.m. lahaina side is inconsistent  knee to waist and clean.  ukumehame has whirling winds. Hookipa looked overhead from the distance [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Friday 7 6 18 morning call

Posted 16 months ago

A day of rest for me, despite the many opportunities of ocean sports. One could have been windsurfing at Hookipa, here's a photo by Jimmie Hepp from this gallery that shows what I wrote on… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Thursday 7 5 18 morning call

Posted 16 months ago

A shortboard and a SUP session for me yesterday. These shots were taken by my friend Matias during his session. As reported, it was still shoulder high in Lahaina. 5am significant buoy… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 16 months ago

6 a.m. Side is waist to shoulder high and clean. ukumehame whirling wind and bad texture [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Wednesday 7 4 18 morning call

Posted 16 months ago

A SUP foiling and a shortboard session for me yesterday. As reported in the 11am report, the waves in Lahaina started pumping mid morning and there were plenty head high sets. Didn't wait enough to… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 16 months ago

11 a.m. Lahaina town is kind of pumping. plenty head high sets light on shore but cleaner then earlier [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 16 months ago

6.30 a.m. Lahaina side has waist to occasionally shoulder high waves, but the shape is compromised by an onshore flow. ukumehame looked cleaner but with the offshore approaching [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Tuesday 7 3 18 morning call

Posted 16 months ago

Two longboard sessions for me yesterday. The first one was in the Lahaina waist high perfection that I reported in the beach report. Thanks to the vog (which I absolutely love), the usual… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 16 months ago

8 a.m. Lahaina side has inconsistent but perfect waist high waves everywhere. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Monday 7 2 18 morning call

Posted 16 months ago

A longboard and a SUP foiling session for me yesterday. This is Christian stilying a foiling cutback. 4am significant buoy readings South shore W 1.6ft @ 11s from 137° (SE) 1.5ft @ 15s… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 16 months ago

6:30 a.m. Lahaina side is knee high occasionally up to waist-high. Clean everywhere, ukumehame light onshore. hookipa looked waist high from the distance. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Sunday 7 1 18 morning call

Posted 16 months ago

A longboard and a windfoiling session for me yesterday. The big news of the day, as you probably noticed, is that, seen the disappearance of the Hookipa iWindsurf.com sensor, I… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 17 months ago

8:20 a.m hookipa is now windy. The wind model was spot-on [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 17 months ago

7 a.m. hookipa has waste to occasionally chest-high waves. no wind at the moment 3 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Saturday 6 30 18 morning call

Posted 17 months ago

A shortboard and a SUP foiling session for me yesterday. This shot is from the first one. That's my small waves board that I got from Albee. Love it. 5am significant buoy readings South… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 17 months ago

8:20 a.m. The waves in Lahaina are beautiful, waist to shoulder hi, occasionally bigger. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 17 months ago

5 a.m. I couldn't see much in the dark but the waves on the Lahaina side looked a little smaller than yesterday. I will be more precise after my session [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Friday 6 29 18 morning call

Posted 17 months ago

A shortboard session for me yesterday. The waves on the south side were really good, but I got no photos of the day, here's one of those crazy images from Clark Little. 2am significant buoy… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 17 months ago

8:30 a.m. Lahaina town has waves occasionally up to head high. ukumehame bit wobbly with variable winds [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 17 months ago

6:10 a.m. all i saw was a shoulder hi set at olowalu (which was packed) on the Lahaina side. I will post another report after my session [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Thursday 6 28 18 morning call

Posted 17 months ago

Another Wednesday off and another spectacular day of action for me, with three shortboard and one longboard sessions. As you guessed, I really wanted to surf my shortboard, as it was a long time… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 17 months ago

8: 45 a.m. Testing another voice recognition app. Lahaina town has inconsistent shoulder high sets. This seems to be a better app. I actually like it quite a lot. Wow it's getting everything right…. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 17 months ago

8:30 a. M. Testing a new app that has speech recognition to dictate notes. Here's out of the first test came out: Lahaina town has inconsistent sex up to shoulder hi . I… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 17 months ago

8.30am lahaina town occasionally gets shoulder high sets. Inconsistent and crowded though [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 17 months ago

5.30am lahaina town is thigh to belly high. Didn't see much on the road as it was too dark. Will post more updates later [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Wednesday 6 26 18 morning call

Posted 17 months ago

A SUP foiling and a longboard session for me yesterday. First one was more fun, but second one was while teaching this beautiful friend of mine, so no complains there. Starting to go left and right… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 17 months ago

7am lahaina side is knee high and clean. Ukumehame windy. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Tuesday 6 26 18 morning call

Posted 17 months ago

A SUP foiling session for me yesterday. Didn't have time to go for a downwinder, like instead Dave Kalama did on the Gorge. Photo by Destination 360. 3-4am significant buoy readings South… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 17 months ago

7am lahaina side is knee high but at least it's clean. Ukumehame windy [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 17 months ago

6am Hookipa has waist to chest high windswell waves at pavilions and the point with some wind on it. 2 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Monday 6 25 18 morning call

Posted 17 months ago

A SUP foiling session and a SUP foiling downwinder for me yesterday. The downwinder was my attempt n.6 and what I thought I figured out the day before didn't work at all. I only had two good flights,… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 17 months ago

7am Hookipa has waist to occasionally shoulder high windswell waves at pavilions and the point with some wind on it. 2 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Sunday 6 24 18 morning call

Posted 17 months ago

Attempt n.5 at SUP foiling downwinding for me yesterday and I finally saw some light at the end of the tunnel. The thing is still incredibly challenging, but I finally had a sustained flight of… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Saturday 6 23 18 morning call

Posted 17 months ago

A 15 minutes windsurfing session for me yesterday was all I needed from the ocean. Today second race of the Maui Race Series at Kanaha. 5am significant buoy readings South shore Barbers 0.7ft @… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 17 months ago

6.15am beach report before call today. Hookipa has waist to chest high 7s waves at pavilions, which, in turn, is packed as usual. Light wind white capping on the outside. 2 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Friday 6 22 18 morning call

Posted 17 months ago

A longboard and a SUP foiling downwinder attempt for me yesterday. Just a few days ago we had great waves on both north and south shore, now it's pretty much flat everywhere. That's when the… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 17 months ago

6.30am Hookipa has waist to shoulder high waves at pavilions and the point. Light wind picking up. 3.5 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Thursday 6 21 18 morning call

Posted 17 months ago

A SUP session for me yesterday, before I engaged myself in the wonderful challenge of transferring skills and knowledge. The very satisfying results are shown in the photo below. Without a doubt,… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 17 months ago

7am ukumehame is mostly knee high with occasional bigger sets [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 17 months ago

6am Hookipa is mostly flat with occasional waist to chest high waves at pavilions and the point. Clean though. 3 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Wednesday 6 20 18 morning call

Posted 17 months ago

A longboard session for me yesterday. No photos of the day, here's an interesting angle by Jason Hall. 4am significant buoy readings South shore W 1.8ft @ 12s from 165° (SSE) SW 2ft @ 12s from… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 17 months ago

6am Hookipa has inconsistent waist to chest occasionally up to head high clean waves with moments of flatness. 5.5 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Tuesday 6 19 18 morning call

Posted 17 months ago

A shortboard, a longboard and a SUP session for me yesterday. Conditions at Hookipa were excellent in the early morning, I took these photos after my two sessions, when the light trades already… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 17 months ago

9.30am Hookipa is now windy. Might be sailable later [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 17 months ago

7am Hookipa is head high and relatively clean. 8 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Monday 6 18 18 morning call

Posted 17 months ago

A SUP and a SUP foiling session for me yesterday. I had business on the south shore and didn't even check the waves on the north shore. I also got a bit lazy on the photos (Thousand Peaks is not… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 17 months ago

11am ukumehame has waist to chest high waves. The mid morning onshore just died and it's getting cleaner [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Sunday 6 17 18 morning call

Posted 17 months ago

Thanks to blog reader Jason for the donation I received on Paypal. A SUP foiling session for me yesterday. The first of the Maui Race Series went down at Kanaha yesterday, here's a photo by Jimmie… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 17 months ago

7am ukumehame has waist to shoulder high waves and clean conditions. Somehow, not as good as yesterday though. Hookipa looked fun chest to head high. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Saturday 6 16 18 morning call

Posted 17 months ago

A longboard and a SUP session for me yesterday, both with excellent waves, as the light E wind and the vog made for glassy conditions all morning on the Lahaina side. Didn't have time to take a… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 17 months ago

9am ukumehame was waist to chest high with occasional bigger sets and clean half an hour ago. Big sets close out, but the medium ones were perfect with the mid tide. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Friday 6 15 18 morning call

Posted 17 months ago

A day of rest for me yesterday felt really good after the 7 discipline marathon. No photo of the day either, so here's the banner of the Hi-Tech organized Maui Race Series that will see the… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Thursday 6 14 18 morning call

Posted 17 months ago

Too many sessions to list, here's a video that shows what I did yesterday. It's 8 and a half minutes long, save it for later if you don't have time. I hope I'll be forgiven not to have taken… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 17 months ago

9am ukumehame has knee to occasionally thigh high waves and variable winds. I'm on a mission. Check the blog tomorrow. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 17 months ago

6.45am Hookipa has waist to shoulder high, occasionally head high waves mostly from the windswell. 20 people at pavilions with light trades. 1.5 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Wednesday 6 13 18 morning call

Posted 17 months ago

A SUP session for me yesterday. Foiling would have been more appropriate, but I had a SUP board to try, which I ended up buying. How anachronistic for a passionate foiler, uh? Fun is only thing… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 17 months ago

9am driving to lahaina all I saw was knee high. Town, as usual, has occasional bigger sets. Might improve with the incoming tide, but the swell is pretty weak. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Tuesday 6 12 18 morning call

Posted 17 months ago

A SUP and a longboard session for me yesterday. Auntie has one of the best (intentional) ski stances in the game. Sorry, I forgot to post the promised mid morning update from the south shore. The… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 17 months ago

7am tide is too low everywhere on the lahaina side and that limits the size to knee to waist high. I'll post an update later to report if it improves with more water. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Monday 6 11 18 morning call

Posted 17 months ago

A prone foiling and a sup foiling session for me yesterday, in the first day in which I didn't think about my leg at all. If there really was a hair line fracture, that must have been a pretty thin… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 17 months ago

8am ukumehame is up to occasionally head high, but it's onshore and closing out on sets [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Sunday 6 10 18 morning call

Posted 17 months ago

A longboard session for me yesterday. The contest at Mala was cancelled, but Jimmie Hepp was there to shoot and posted some photos in this gallery. On his way back, I told him to check out… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 17 months ago

8am lahaina side improving a bit with the incoming tide, but still only waist to occasionally shoulder high. occasionally bigger in town. Very clean. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 17 months ago

6am the low tide must be effecting the lahaina side, as all I saw was still waist to chest high. Either that or Kahoolawe blocking big time, because 4f 17s make MUCH bigger waves than that. I'll post… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Saturday 6 9 18 morning call

Posted 17 months ago

A longboard and a prone foiling session for me yesterday. The south swell started kicking in in the late morning, here's a nice chest high wave. Obviously, the size indication doesn't apply to… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 17 months ago

10.30am New swell starting to fill in a little better on the lahaina side with inconsistent belly to shoulder high sets. Still clean in town. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 17 months ago

6.30am lahaina side has calf to thigh high waves from the old swell and very little energy from the new one. Can't really tell the size of the latter one, as I didn't see many sets at all on the way…. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Friday 6 8 18 morning call

Posted 17 months ago

A couple of foiling waves for me yesterday. Hookipa at sunset had some head high waves, occasionally overhead and these are the shots I took in the magic light. Each single wave you see comes from… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 17 months ago

8am lahaina side is knee to occasionally waist high, best in town and launiupoko area. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Thursday 6 7 18 morning call

Posted 17 months ago

A longboard session for me yesterday that felt amazingly good as it was the first time I could stand up on a surfboard after 2 weeks. This morning I woke up to the sad news of the death of ex… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 17 months ago

7am lahaina side is knee to waist high with occasional bigger sets, best in town and launiupoko area. Ukumehame windy. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Wednesday 6 6 18 morning call

Posted 17 months ago

No water action for me as I'm on the injured list. I might go and catch a few waves on my belly today, you know how quickly the paddle shape goes… No photo of the day either, this is a photo from… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Tuesday 6 5 18 morning call

Posted 17 months ago

Yesterday I wanted to test my leg, paddled out and caught one wave. Didn't feel good, so I quit and went for an x-ray instead. Result was:"Partially visualized linear hairline lucency noted on… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 17 months ago

7.30am lahaina side has pumping chest to head, occasionally head and a half in town. Clean and packed everywhere. Ukumehame windy. This must be the Fiji swell, which doesn't seem to make sense to me… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Monday 6 4 17 morning call

Posted 17 months ago

No local action to report from yesterday, as the red eye flight took a bit of a toll on me. Gonna start the call with a photo of Cloudbreak from yesterday from the Namotu FB page. 4am… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

2018 Fiji trip wrap-up

Posted 17 months ago

Just five years ago I would have started this post with: "My 2013 Fiji trip was a disaster". Instead today I'll start it with: "My 2018 Fiji trip was epic".  Garrett McNamara's… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

2018 fiji trip day 2

Posted 18 months ago

Day 2 in Fiji saw incredible waves again. When we pulled in at Cloudbreak, it was pretty clear that I didn't want to have anything to do with it. This is the start of the setup turn that ended up… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

2018 fiji trip day 1

Posted 18 months ago

I find it appropriate to start the first report of my 2018 Fiji trip with an empty Cloudbreak beauty. Let's make it two. The ant eater trunk lip was a clear indication of solid size and low… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Tuesday 5 22 18 morning call

Posted 18 months ago

Three shortboard sessions for me yesterday, as I needed to tune up the boards I'm taking with me to Fiji. This is the last Maui morning call until June 4th. But I might be able to post Fiji updates… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 18 months ago

6.30am lahaina side is still belly to head high and very clean. Ukumehame light offshore. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Monday 5 21 18 morning call

Posted 18 months ago

A shortboard and a longboard session for me yesterday. This is the first spot I surfed. I passed on the foiling, but conditions looked fun. And that's how good 30 knots of offshore wind make… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 18 months ago

6.45am lahaina side is belly to head high and clean. Ukumehame windy. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Sunday 5 20 17 morning call

Posted 18 months ago

Shortboard, prone foiling and longboard sessions for me yesterday. Brother Alika is not a light weight, but he flies pretty high (bit too high in this case). Chuck got the pump back out dialed… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 18 months ago

6am lahaina side is inconsistent knee to occasionally waist high. A little bigger in town. Bad wind at ukumehame. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Saturday 5 19 18 mjorning call

Posted 18 months ago

A prone foiling session for me yesterday. On the north shore, the NNW swell did arrive and the windsurfers enjoyed the head to logo high waves. Photo by Jimmie Hepp from this gallery. 4am… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 18 months ago

8.30am ukumehame is knee high and light onshore. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 18 months ago

6.30am ukumehame is knee to occasionally thigh high and clean. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Friday 5 18 18 morning call

Posted 18 months ago

A prone foiling session for me yesterday. Proper model for a proper photoshoot. Guess he didn't check the tide. Sunny Garcia's trainee likes Maui, so it can happen to randomly see him… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 18 months ago

6.30am ukumehame is knee to waist and clean [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Thursday 5 17 18 morning call

Posted 18 months ago

A shortboard and a prone foiling session for me yesterday. A few photos in between. Hanging ten in that section and in front of dry reef was a very ballsy move without a leash. It ended up with a… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 18 months ago

6.30am lahaina side is knee to waist high with occasional bigger sets, like the chest high one I saw at ukumehame while driving. Clean everywhere but probably still inconsistent. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Wednesday 5 16 18 morning call

Posted 18 months ago

A shortboard and a prone foiling session for me yesterday. In between, I took some photos of the fellow foilers. Hi-Tech manager Steve Roan gets the first shot for obvious reasons… Here's Jason… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 18 months ago

6am the 14s energy went down on the lahaina side and now it's mostly about the 17s one. Which means long wait between sets. I only saw waist high from the road, but I'm sure there's bigger ones, at… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Tuesday 5 15 18 morning call

Posted 18 months ago

A longboard session for me yesterday. The waves at Hookipa went up to 6f 8s from the NNE, so I wasn't too surprised when I saw this photo by Jimmie Hepp in this gallery. 3am significant buoy… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 18 months ago

5.30am ukumehame is knee to waist high and 14s from the existing energy in the water. Light wind from maalaea. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Monday 5 14 18 morning call

Posted 18 months ago

No water action for me yesterday and no photo of the day, so here's my coworker Russ showing off a lovely board from his new sponsor Quatro. "Best production board I've ever ridden!", he… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Sunday 5 13 18 morning call

Posted 18 months ago

A short shortboard session for me yesterday, as the conditions at Hookipa were quite poor (still better than this morning though, as the beach report below shows). In the afternoon, the waves picked… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 18 months ago

6am beach report before call today. Pauwela reads 4.1ft @ 8s from 77° (ENE)2.2ft @ 6s from 66° (ENE)1.9ft @ 11s from 344° (NNWand Hookipa is small and windy. The photo shows a 11s… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Saturday 5 12 18 morning call

Posted 18 months ago

FYI: yesterday I wrote an article called "Foiling: SUP or prone?". This morning instead I already posted a Hookipa beach report before/below this call. A shortboard session for me yesterday as… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 18 months ago

5.45am beach report before call today. Only 2f 12s at the buoy and Hookipa is down to waist to shoulder high, occasionally still head high. Light wind. 4.5 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Foiling: SUP or prone?

Posted 18 months ago

I estimate that at least 80 % of the current prone foil lineups are made by surfer that are more comfortable prone surfing than SUP surfing. That is true also the other way around…. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 18 months ago

6am Hookipa has inconsistent head high 13s nw sets (like the one at middles in the photo), mixed with much more consistent 8s energy from the ene. Light sideoff and relatively clean. 6 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Friday 5 11 18 morning call

Posted 18 months ago

One long prone foiling session for me yesterday, as I'm finally starting to like the discipline. Still not even close to SUP foiling though. The reasons for the improvement are the footstraps… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 18 months ago

6am Hookipa has inconsistent head to overhead high sets of the long period swell (not in the photo), unfortunately ruined as usual by the other shorter period swells in the water. Wind not too bad… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Thursday 5 10 18 morning call

Posted 18 months ago

A prone foiling and a longboard session for me yesterday. Honolua was beautiful as usual. At Hookipa the windsurfers enjoyed some pretty good conditions too. Photo by Jimmie Hepp from this… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 18 months ago

12.30pm honolua has inconsistent chest to head high sets. 20 people total, but it's pretty slow. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Wednesday 5 9 18 morning call

Posted 18 months ago

Thanks a lot to blog reader Jeremy for the spontaneous donation at the gas station. A shortboard and a prone foiling session for me yesterday. The jetty was doing its thing despite the light onshore… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Tuesday 5 8 18 morning call

Posted 18 months ago

A longboard session for me yesterday, while my foiling buddies went on a smoking windy Kihei downwind run. Here's the video that Jeremy Riggs put together. Might be extremely boring if you don't… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 18 months ago

6.30am lahaina side is flat to knee, very occasionally up to waist high in town but with a bit of north wind on it. Ukumehame light onshore. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Monday 5 7 18 morning call

Posted 18 months ago

A prone foiling session in the horrible Hookipa conditions for me yesterday. I tried the front footstrap and I liked it, but I need to test it on cleaner waves to really talk about it. In… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 18 months ago

7am Hookipa is just horrible [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Sunday 5 6 18 morning call

Posted 18 months ago

A longboard session for me yesterday. Here's the shot that explains the one I posted yesterday. And here's the explanation of it that I provided back then in a comment: The shot is indeed trippy and… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 18 months ago

6.30am ukumehame is flat to knee, occasionally waist high plus and clean. Hookipa looked waist high and clean after watching very quickly from the distance [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Saturday 5 5 18 morning call

Posted 18 months ago

No water action for me yesterday, as I couldn't find anything that pleased me. Here's a photo from three years ago, a time in which I thought Facebook took over and I was only posting there. The… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 18 months ago

7.30am ukumehame is flat to knee high and crumbling with light onshore. Not the best day of surfing in Maui. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 18 months ago

7am Hookipa is waist high and crumbling. Going south. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Friday 5 4 18 m orning call

Posted 18 months ago

Longboard session for me yesterday. Here's an example of a small wave on the Lahaina side, but, as reported in the second beach report, there were occasional sets twice as… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 18 months ago

9am after I surfed, lahaina side is more like knee to waist, occasionally belly high. Still light wind in town. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 18 months ago

6.15am lahaina side is flat to knee, occasionally waist high. Hookipa looked small and weak from the distance and in the dark. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Thursday 5 3 18 morning call

Posted 18 months ago

Two shortboard and one prone foiling session for me yesterday, probably the very first one in which I managed to have a very minimal amount of fun. But my brain can't avoid the comparison to the… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 18 months ago

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Wednesday 5 2 18 morning call

Posted 18 months ago

A SUP foiling session for me yesterday, in conditions that would have been a 2 for surfing while I had a 8 in terms of fun. With the foiling it's pretty much the other way around: onshore is the… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 18 months ago

6am beach report before call today. Hookipa is chest to head high with occasional bigger sets. Pretty clean. 6.5 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 18 months ago

7.30 Hookipa is shoulder to head high with occasional bigger sets like the one in the photo. Kinda weak and far from perfect, but relatively clean still. 5.5 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Tuesday 5 1 18 morning call

Posted 18 months ago

A SUP foiling session for me yesterday, here's how the waves looked like: fun. Foil waist high equals chest high. Here's how Honolua Bay looked instead, courtesy of a Hi-Tech rental… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Monday 4 30 18 morning call

Posted 19 months ago

Two SUP foiling and a shortboard session for me yesterday to celebrate a day that was 100% winter: lack of wind, size of waves and air temperature. Here's a few shots I took. Kane is 17 and his dad… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Sunday 4 19 18 morning call

Posted 19 months ago

A longboard and a SUP foiling session for me yesterday. No shot of the day, here's an image by Ben Thouard: Owen Right in a giant Teahupoo pit. 3am significant buoy readings South shore No… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Saturday 4 28 16 morning call

Posted 19 months ago

Thanks a lot to blog reader Alex for the donation. A SUP foiling (9 in the fun scale) and a shortboard session for me yesterday. Here's some picture of Hookipa at sunset, you can see in the… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Friday 4 27 18 morning call

Posted 19 months ago

Yesterday I went SUP foiling again. This is Jason Hall pushing the limits of putting a foilboard on "the rail". Gonna use a couple of photos from the windsurfing session by Jimmie Hepp from this… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 19 months ago

10am lahaina side is knee to waist waves, with occasional chest high sets in the launiupoko area. Unfortunately, light onshore, but still decent [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Thursday 4 26 18 morning call

Posted 19 months ago

My trigger fingers are improving and I should keep resting them, but I just couldn't pass on a foiling session as the conditions were really fun for it. I could have proned it, but I'm still at the… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 19 months ago

9am lahaina side has inconsistent knee to waist waves, best in the launiupoko area where it's occasionally chest high. Ukumehame windy. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Wednesday 4 25 18 morning call

Posted 19 months ago

Longboard session for me yesterday as the waves on the south shore got up to occasionally pretty clean waist high in the late morning. Nothing like Bali though. 3am significant buoy… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 19 months ago

6.30am lahaina side has extremely inconsistent knee high sets. Flat otherwise. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Tuesday 4 24 18 morning call

Posted 19 months ago

No water action for me yesterday. This is a photo by Jimmie Hepp from this gallery showing the effect of a footstrap failure and the size that the NW swell reached at Hookipa. 3am significant… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Monday 4 23 18 morning call

Posted 19 months ago

A lesson gave me the opportunity to catch a few waves SUP foiling yesterday and that was really nice. The windsurfing action at Hookipa was captured as usual Jimmie Hepp. Photo… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Monday 4 23 18 beach report

Posted 19 months ago

6.15am beach report before call today. Hookipa has inconsistent chest to head high waves of poor shape with plenty wind. 2 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Sunday 4 22 18 morning call

Posted 19 months ago

A longboard and a prone foiling session for me yesterday. This photo shows the size of the set waves on the south shore. And if you feel that need for a more dynamic action shot, how's this… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 19 months ago

7.30am lahaina side is knee to thigh, inconsistent but very clean. Ukumehame light onshore [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 19 months ago

6.30am Hookipa has inconsistent head high sets with some wind on it. Still a 3 in my scale. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Saturday 4 21 18 morning call

Posted 19 months ago

A longboard session for me yesterday. This is the colorful sunset in a photo by Jimmie Hepp. 5am significant buoy readings South shore SW 1.8ft @ 14s from 158° (SSE) That's the only southerly… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 19 months ago

7.30am Hookipa chest to head high waves. A mix of windswell and the occasional nw set. Wind is not too strong at the moment, but conditions are still poor in my opinion. 3 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Friday 4 20 morning call

Posted 19 months ago

A shortboard and a longboard session for me yesterday. That's how clean the waves were. The foiling frog instead was at Hookipa. 5am significant buoy readings South shore No indication of… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 19 months ago

7am lahaina side is down to knee to waist high. occasionally bigger sets and clean in town. Ukumehame wasn't windy, but it looked like it was going to. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Thursday 4 19 18 morning call

Posted 19 months ago

A shortboard session for me yesterday. This photo was posted by my friend Bart and it's Hanavave Bay, Fatu Hiva. He's on another of his crazy expeditions paddling/sailing on a Starboard board… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 19 months ago

6.30am lahaina side is knee to waist occasionally chest high. Ukumehame windy. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Wednesday 4 18 18 morning call

Posted 19 months ago

A prone foiling and shortboard session for me yesterday. No photo of the day, here's an image from one of the past Kalama Kamps in the past that shows the incredibly clear water of Fiji. 4am… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 19 months ago

6.30am lahaina side is knee to waist high occasionally chest. I've seen the best waves in the launiupoko area [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Tuesday 4 17 18 morning call

Posted 19 months ago

A shortboard session for me yesterday. As predicted, the waves at Hookipa were smaller than the past couple of days, as the NW swell died during the day and now there's only windswell in the water…. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Monday 4 16 18 morning call

Posted 19 months ago

A shortboard session for me yesterday. Even though Honolua was not even remotely as glorious as the day before, it was still fun. Plus, we don't know if it's gonna break again this season, so I had… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 19 months ago

8am honolua is much smaller than yesterday, but still waist to chest at the point and occasionally head high at the cave. 20 guys total. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Sunday 4 15 18 morning call

Posted 19 months ago

A shortboard session for me yesterday. Honolua was gorgeous once again, this time with some size and a hell lot of people. I only caught a couple of good waves, but as you can see, even only one… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 19 months ago

9am honolua is still inconsistent, but starting to show more size with some doh sets. The pack is now 30 strong at the cave, all very good surfers. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 19 months ago

6.30am Hookipa looks massive on the webcam, but because of the shadowed direction around 324, honolua only has inconsistent head to head and a half high sets. Might increase mid morning with the… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Saturday 4 14 18 morning call

Posted 19 months ago

A shortboard and a prone foiling session for me yesterday. Honolua was gorgeous as usual. The forerunners of the new long period NW swell hit the Maui waters in the afternoon and the windsurfers at… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 19 months ago

7.15am honolua has inconsistent clean chest to head high waves. 10 guys per peak at the moment. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Friday 4 13 18 morning call

Posted 19 months ago

A longboard and a prone foiling session for me yesterday. As I can't SUP foil, I'm now going to get into prone foiling. I'm going to learn a new discipline that is also going to make my paddling… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 19 months ago

6.30am Hookipa has head to head and a half high waves of mixed periods and directions. Pretty blown out. 2 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Thursday 4 12 18 morning call

Posted 19 months ago

A longboard and a shortboard session for me yesterday. This is a friend of mine making good use of my Excalibur on the small but clean waves at Honolua. The day before it was obviously… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Wedneday 4 11 18 morning call

Posted 19 months ago

Shortboard session for me yesterday. Dave Kalama (below) was SUP foiling at the harbor instead. That would have been my first choice, but I have to refrain from hand gripping disciplines as I… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Tuesday 4 10 18 morning call

Posted 19 months ago

I couldn't find any conditions that pleased me yesterday, so no water action for me. Matty Schweitzer posted this photo yesterday, but it might be one those facebook "recalls" as there… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Monday 4 9 18 morning call

Posted 19 months ago

SUP foiling and windfoiling session for me yesterday. Here's some shots from the first one. Robert exhibiting a very relaxed style. That is until he needs to pump and paddle his way to the beach…. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Sunday 4 8 18 morning call

Posted 19 months ago

A SUP foiling session for me yesterday. No photo of the day, here's Dave Kalama in Fiji. 5am significant buoy readings South shore W 1.5ft @ 15s from 203° (SSW) Lovely long period southerly energy… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 19 months ago

6.30am Hookipa has head to head and a half high waves of mixed periods. A little windy and rainy. 3.5 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Saturday 4 7 18 morning call

Posted 19 months ago

A SUP foiling and a windfoiling session for me yesterday. The first one was at Thousand Peaks with weak 8s knee to thigh high glassy waves (Kona's leftover windswell), perfect for foiling. This is a… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Friday 4 6 18 morning call

Posted 19 months ago

A SUP foiling session for me yesterday. It was at Hookipa and that was a first. Pretty fun, but short rides on the inside and some apprehension to negotiate the shore break. In the morning, the waves… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 19 months ago

6.30am Hookipa has waist to occasionally chest high waves with frequent moments of flatness. Pretty strong kona and light rain. 2 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Thursday 4 5 18 morning call

Posted 19 months ago

No water action for me yesterday, as the poor wave conditions continue. No photo of the day either, so here's another image from the past KalamaKamps. I booked my flights, so I'm officially in for… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 19 months ago

6.30am Hookipa is almost completely flat [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Wednesday 4 4 18 morning call

Posted 19 months ago

No water action for me yesterday. I was slightly tempted by the many foilers riding the inside at Hookipa at sunset, but it didn't look particularly epic, so I decided that my body could… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Tuesday 4 3 18 morning call

Posted 19 months ago

A longboard session for me yesterday. Here's a windsurfer sailing at Hookipa with the Kona in the afternoon. The Kona wind is not unusual in April. Four consecutive days of it, are a bit unusual…. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 19 months ago

6.45am Hookipa is inconsistent chest to head high with moments of flatness. Clean though, with light konas that should increase throughout the day. For a change, the photo shows the lack of sets. 4 … [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Monday 4 1 18 morning call

Posted 19 months ago

A shortboard and two SUP foiling sessions for me yesterday. First one wasn't that great (when I saw it from the cliff it looked like an 8, but in the water it was like a 5. When I left it looked good… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 19 months ago

6am nw swell at Hookipa is down to head to occasionally head and a half. Clean. 8 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Sunday 4 1 18 morning call

Posted 19 months ago

Let me start today's call with a bit of promotion of Dave Kalama's camp in Namotu (May 26 – June 02). I'm going and I'm trying to help fill up the last few available spots. Here's a few key… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 20 months ago

6.10am nw swell is filling in at Hookipa. This set was head and a half. Clean. 8 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Saturday 3 31 18 morning call

Posted 20 months ago

A longboard session for me yesterday. No photo of the day, here's an image by Ben Thouard. 4am significant buoy readings South shore No indication of southerly energy at the outer buoys, the… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Friday 3 30 18 morning call

Posted 20 months ago

A longboard and a SUP foiling session for me yesterday. Here's Jason Hall enjoying a foiling cut back on the small waves of the south side. 3am significant buoy readings South shore No… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 20 months ago

7.10am east swell went down quite a bit while the south one still is thigh to belly high with occasional bigger sets and clean everywhere. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Thursday 3 29 18 morning call

Posted 20 months ago

Longboard and SUP foiling session for me yesterday in a day that saw excellent conditions both south and east thanks to the lack of wind. More of the same today. This is an ass high wave in the… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Wednesday 3 28 18 morning calls

Posted 20 months ago

Longboard session for me yesterday. Below are two Jimmie Hepp's photos from yesterday to show that there's waves at Thousand Peaks and in Waiehu. Which is something that if you read… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 20 months ago

6.10am Hookipa is smaller than yesterday, but still head high plus. 6 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Tuesday 3 27 18 morning call

Posted 20 months ago

Triple shortboard session for me yesterday. When the waves are good I surf, because the only thing I'm loyal to is the fun. Here's a few shots of the day. Little grom overhead drop at the… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 20 months ago

6.50am Hookipa is head to head and a half and clean with light konas. 8 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Morning 3 26 18 morning call

Posted 20 months ago

Douuble SUP session for me yesterday, here's some photos from the first one. Hi-Tech store manager Steve Roan. Another one for Steve, got to keep the manager happy. And since we're in… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Sunday 3 25 18 morning call

Posted 20 months ago

Two SUP foiling session for me yesterday in conditions that Dave Kalama define as "so carvable!". And that's what he's doing in this photo taken by blog reader Justin (thanks!). He shaped himself a… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Saturday 3 24 28 morning call

Posted 20 months ago

A SUP foiling session for me yesterday. Below are two shots of Dylan showing the fun conditions. Here's Dave Kalama's perfect last stroke to catch a wave. His feet are already in the footstraps… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 20 months ago

6.30am Hookipa looks head to head and a half and relatively clean from the distance. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Friday 3 23 18 morning call

Posted 20 months ago

A longboard and a SUP foiling session for me yesterday. The first one was lovely (nose riding super clean knee high thousand peaks together with a very relaxed and happy lineup), but the second was… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 20 months ago

7am lahaina town still has wrap in the waist to shoulder high range. Bit wobbly with some texture. Ukumehame was knee high and very clean. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Thursday 3 22 18 morning call

Posted 20 months ago

A shortboard and a windsurf session for me yesterday in a day that saw all kind of conditions up for grabs, if you were willing to drive. Which I did, and took a bunch of photos in various locations…. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 20 months ago

8.30am honolua is head and a half to double, but breaking weird and not really doing its thing. At the moment, at least. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 20 months ago

6.30am the wrap in the puamana area is shoulder to head high. Ukumehame is knee high and windy instead. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Wednesday 3 21 18 morning call

Posted 20 months ago

A windsurf session for me yesterday, can't remember when was the last time I had so much fun at Hookipa. That is until the wind got strong, of course. Occasionally logo high waves with dreamy smooth… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Tuesday 3 20 18 morning call

Posted 20 months ago

Longboard and windfoiling session for me yesterday. No photo of the day, here's an image from March 20 2012 that shows how flat Hookipa was that day. The day after that was a big swell though. But… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Monday 3 19 18 morning call

Posted 20 months ago

Double longboard session for me yesterday. Photo of the days goes to Paige Alms who's been having fun with the foil. Photo by Julia Mancuso. Thanks to blog reader Erik for the kind words about the… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 20 months ago

6.30am Hookipa has shoulder to head high clean waves. A little inconsistent. Gonna get crowded. 7 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Sunday 3 18 18 morning call

Posted 20 months ago

A shortboard and a windsurf session for me yesterday. Got three shots of the day, let's start with something beautiful. Casey went windfoiling on a Sean Ordones designed board with the foil box… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Saturday 3 17 18 morning call

Posted 20 months ago

Double longboard session for me yesterday. No photos of the day, here's an Tahititan image from Ben Thouard. 6am significant buoy readings South shore SW 1.8ft @ 12s from 169° (SSE)… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 20 months ago

6.30am beach report before call today. Pauwela reads 2f 14s from nw and Hookipa has inconsistent head high clean sets but also long lulls of near flatness. 5 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Friday 3 16 18 morning call

Posted 20 months ago

Longboarding and SUP foiling were my activities yesterday, here's a couple of photos from the Lahaina side. Knee to thigh high it was. The swell got bigger in the afternoon, more like waist to… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 20 months ago

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Thursday 3 15 morning call

Posted 20 months ago

A longboard session at Honolua for me that was a 9. Couple of photos below. In the beach report I mentioned that at the beginning of the month I called for two weeks of waves at the Bay and… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 20 months ago

9am honolua has very inconsistent waist to occasionally head high sets. 15 people total, but there's not many waves. I wrote that the bay was going to be breaking every day for the first two weeks of… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 20 months ago

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Wednesday 2 14 18 morning call

Posted 20 months ago

Shortboard session at beautiful Honolua Bay yesterday for me, below are some photos I took. Doubl hand drag proved to be successful down the line. Tanner Hendrickson was way up the line and… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 20 months ago

1pm honolua is still beautiful. Little smaller, little less people. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 20 months ago

1pm honolua is still beautiful. Little smaller, little less people. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 20 months ago

9.30am honolua is head to head and a half. A bit slow, but beautiful. 40 people total. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Tuesday 3 13 18 morning call

Posted 20 months ago

A longboard and a windfoiling session for me yesterday. Being able to do multiple disciplines and knowing where to go (most times, at least), helps me maximize the time in the water and the fun…. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 20 months ago

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Monday 3 12 18 morning call

Posted 20 months ago

A SUP foiling and a windfoiling session for me. The foil saved my day (from the ocean activities point of view, of course), as I would have not been able to find anything fun enough to do without it…. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 20 months ago

7.15am Hookipa has chest to head high short period stormy waves with moderate wind on it. 2 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Sunday 3 11 18 morning call

Posted 20 months ago

A late start made me miss some fun waves at the harbor yesterday, as the wind picked up as soon as I showed up around 9ish. But I made up with a windsurf session as my favorite conditions… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Saturday 3 10 18 morning call

Posted 20 months ago

A shortboard session for me yesterday. My friend Gianfranco is visiting, we've been scoring fun sessions all over the island. Yesterday it was Honolua's turn again. Little groms can magically… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 20 months ago

11am honolua has inconsistent head high waves with occasional bigger sets like the one in the photo. A little wobbly because of the northerly wind. Medium crowd. 4.5 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 20 months ago

11am honolua has inconsistent head high waves with occasional bigger sets like the one in the photo. A little wobbly because of the northerly wind. Medium cloud. 5 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Friday 3 9 18 morning call

Posted 20 months ago

Shortboard session for me yesterday. No photo of the day, here's an image from my coworker Kavika who's got some great shots on his instagram account. 3am significant buoy readings South… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 20 months ago

7.15am Hookipa is overhead and stormy with sideon wind. 1.5 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Thursday 3 8 18 morning call

Posted 20 months ago

Only a SUP foiling session for me as I was busy for the rest of the day. Though job I have. 5am significant buoy readings South shore No indications of southerly energy at the buoys (back online… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 20 months ago

6.30am Hookipa is still well overhead, but smaller than yesterday. Kinda clean with not much wind just yet. 5 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Wednesday 3 7 18 morning call

Posted 20 months ago

A shortboard session at Honolua for me yesterday. I gave it an 8, but I only had time to take a couple of shots. Notice the very unusual presence of a SUP surfer in the lineup. As far as my… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 20 months ago

8.30am Hookipa has head and a half sets with a little wind. 3.5 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Tuesday 3 6 18 morning call

Posted 20 months ago

Shortboard, longboard and windsurf sessions for me yesterday. I also found the time to snatch these couple of photos to illustrate the lovely clean conditions on the Lahaina side. Auntie puts it on… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 20 months ago

6.30am lahaina side has knee to waist high sets. Windy at ukumehame. Bit bigger in town with clean conditions. Didn't look at Hookipa, but it was windy at home when I left. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Monday 3 5 18 morning call

Posted 20 months ago

A shortboard and a longboard session for me yesterday. Here's one of those crazy images of Clark Little. You can buy his prints here. 3-4am significant buoy readings South shore No indication of… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 20 months ago

8am lahaina side has knee to waist high inconsistent sets. Bit windy at ukumehame. Bit bigger in town with occasional chest high sets and clean conditions. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 20 months ago

7am Hookipa has very inconsistent head high nw sets, while the windswell is still hitting pavilions. A bit of wind and texture. 3 Gonna go south, stay tuned for a beach report from there. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Sunday 3 4 18 morning call

Posted 20 months ago

A longboard and a SUP foiling session for me yesterday. This is what Dave Kalama posted yesterday together with the photo below. "Every failure, a chance to learn something new. Every loss, a… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 20 months ago

7.15am thousand peaks is knee to waist high and a little soft with the high tide. Hookipa looked small, a bit windy and kinda ugly from the distance and in the dark. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Saturday 3 3 18 morning call

Posted 20 months ago

A longboard session and one reach of windfoiling for me yesterday, as the conditions for a foiling downwind did not materialize. No shots of the day, here's an image from Ben Thouard. 4am… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 20 months ago

7.15am Hookipa is much smaller than it has been, with waist to occasionally shoulder high sets at pavilions and the point. Windy. 1.5 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Friday 3 2 18 morning call

Posted 20 months ago

A couple of waves caught on a longboard was my only water action yesterday, as windsurfing didn't convince me again, not even at sunset. Today instead I'll try a SUP foiling downwinder, because Dave… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Thursday 3 1 18 morning call

Posted 21 months ago

Just a shortboard session for me yesterday, but a very fun one. The photos of the day are dedicated to the lady surfers. This is my friend Danielle. This young lady is from Holland and has… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Wednesday 2 28 18 morning call

Posted 21 months ago

Double shortboard session for me yesterday. I like taking surfing photos, I like it even more when there's all friends in the lineup. Mark gets the shot of the day with a radical top turn. The… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Tuesday 2 27 18 morning call

Posted 21 months ago

Just a longboard session for me yesterday morning, after a long search for suitable waves, I lucked out in a hour of no wind at an exposed spot. No photos of the day, here's an image from… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 21 months ago

7.15am lahaina side is knee to thigh high weak and crumbling. I saw some white water in the dark at Hookipa, but it was very windy. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Monday 2 26 18 morning call

Posted 21 months ago

Double shortboard session for me yesterday, here's a nice closeout wall. Possibly the first (and last) time you guys see this angle. When I found out I had the camera shooting backwards in the… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Sunday 2 25 18 morning call

Posted 21 months ago

Just a shortboard session for me yesterday, but a very fun one. No shots of the day, but 17 SUP foiling photos from a recent session with some technical comments on it. If you're here just for the… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 21 months ago

7am Hookipa has head high windswell peaks with some wind on it. 3.5 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Saturday 2 24 18 morning call

Posted 21 months ago

Just a SUP foiling session for me yesterday as the strong wind in the afternoon didn't allow me to find inspiring conditions of any kind anywhere. But I took a bunch of shots of other less picky… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 21 months ago

7am Hookipa has head to occasionally head and a half waves. The wind is blowing hard. 4 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Friday 2 23 18 morning call

Posted 21 months ago

Double shortboard session for me yesterday. No photo of the day, here's one of those incredible images by Ben Thouard. 4am significant buoy readings South shore W 6ft @ 15s from 298° (WNW) No… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 21 months ago

7.15am Hookipa has head to head and a half clean waves. 8 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Thursday 2 22 18 morning call

Posted 21 months ago

A shortboard, a windfoiling and a longboard session for me yesterday. Below are a bunch of photos from the windfoiling one that might be of interest for some of the readers. Scroll down for the call… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Wednesday 2 20 18 morning call

Posted 21 months ago

A longboard and a SUP foiling session for me yesterday. It was only Brett Lickle and I in the second one, here's a quick chat in the empty lineup that could have been an epic interview, had I managed… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 21 months ago

6.45am Hookipa has inconsistent head to occasionally overhead waves. Relatively clean with a little bit of ese already blowing. Kinda fat.5.5 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Tuesday 2 20 18 morning call

Posted 21 months ago

A SUP foiling and a longboard session for me yesterday. The first one was excellent and this is a photo by Tomoko from two days ago showing Dave Kalama imitating his son Austin and getting some air… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

2 19 18 morning call

Posted 21 months ago

A shortboard and a SUP foiling session for me yesterday. My friend Matias was surfing the same spot and had a gopro, so I asked him to send me a pic. Steep takeoffs, tight turns and lips to hit,… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 21 months ago

6.45am beach report before call today. Pauwela reads 7.5ft @ 9s from 58° (ENE)4.2ft @ 11s from 346° (NNW)1ft @ 18s from 331° (NNW) Hookipa is head to head and a half and relatively… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 21 months ago

7am Hookipa is head to head and a half and clean. Shape is a little sloppy, but 7 for the glassiness. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Sunday 2 18 18 morning call

Posted 21 months ago

A longboard and a SUP foiling session for me yesterday. I don't have a photo of the day, this is one of those mesmerizing photos from Tahiti by Ben Thouard. Teahupoo must be the thickest… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 21 months ago

6.45am Hookipa has chest to head high peaks. Bit smaller and less consistent than yesterday. No wind but a little bit of morning sickness that will likely disappear as the sun comes out. 6 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Saturday 2 17 18 morning call

Posted 21 months ago

A SUP foiling and two longboard sessions for me yesterday for a total of 6 hours in the water. Days like yesterday are a rarity in Maui and need to be taken advantage of. What made it special was the… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 21 months ago

6.45am Hookipa looked chest to head high and very clean from the distance. Didn't wait much at all. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Friday 2 16 18 morning call

Posted 21 months ago

Just a shortboard session for me at Hookipa yesterday, which was mostly chest to head high as correctly indicated in the beach report. This photo shows the notorious "occasional bigger set". 4am… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 21 months ago

8am Hookipa is chest to head high with occasional bigger sets. Clean with light konas. 7 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Thursday 2 15 18 morning call

Posted 21 months ago

A shortboard and a longboard session for me yesterday. In the morning I didn't feel like challenging the big waves at Hookipa, so I chose a more mellow spot. Very happy with my decision, as the waves… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 21 months ago

6.45am Hookipa has double overhead clean waves. 8.5 if you can handle. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Wednesday 2 14 18 morning call

Posted 21 months ago

Longboard and SUP foiling sessions for me yesterday. This is the picture I had in mind when I entered the water for the first one. Got lucky to be able to actually take it. Below is a video… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 21 months ago

7am Hookipa has head to head and a half clean waves. 8 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Tuesday 2 13 18 morning call

Posted 21 months ago

A shortboard and a SUP foiling session for me yesterday. This is Jason Hall during his SUP foiling session, carving on almost nothing. 5am significant buoy readings. South shore No indication of… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 21 months ago

8.30am sorry about the overscore, that was barely a 6. The faces are clean, but the shape isn't quite right. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 21 months ago

6.30am I saw a head and a half set in the semi darkness at Hookipa, but there's also moments of smaller waves. Clean conditions. "only" 8, because there's still multiple swells in the water. Too dark… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Tuesday 2 12 18 morning call

Posted 21 months ago

A SUP foiling and a longboard session for me yesterday, both very fun. Here's a long wave of the SUP foiling session in which I could not contain my stoke, as you will hear. So much fun! Here are… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 21 months ago

7am Hookipa has mixed periods, sizes and directions from head to occasionally double. Relatively clean. Bird says 5. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Sunday 2 10 18 morning call

Posted 21 months ago

SUP foiling session for me yesterday. The conditions at the harbor were a 8 out of 10 in terms of fun. The last three days have seen onshore wind and horrible surfing conditions on the north shore…. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Saturday 2 10 18 morning call

Posted 21 months ago

SUP foiling downwind attempt n.3 for me yesterday, first time in Kihei and first time with the Maliko 200. It went better than the previous attempts, as I was able to make it foil 4-5 times (as… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Friday 2 8 18 morning call

Posted 21 months ago

A SUP foiling session and a couple of demonstrative windfoiling reaches for me yesterday. I took my friend Paolo windfoiling for his first time and here's a couple of shots. In this first one,… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 21 months ago

7am Hookipa is total junk. 0.2 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Thursday 2 8 18 morning call

Posted 21 months ago

Shortboard and longboard sessions for me yesterday. The morning one was super fun with very clean conditions. I scored it a 7 from the cliff because the bigger sets were inconsistent, but when they… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 21 months ago

7am Hookipa is shoulder to head high and very clean. Inconsistent. 7 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Wednesday 2 7 18 morning call

Posted 21 months ago

Longboard and windfoiling sessions for me yesterday. This is a photo by David Parias documenting the first one. This is Jason Hall foiling at the same spot. Photo by Tomoko. These are a few… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 21 months ago

7am Hookipa is shoulder to head high with occasional bigger sets and clean with light offshore wind. 8 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Tuesday 2 5 18 morning call

Posted 21 months ago

Longboard and SUP foiling sessions for me yesterday. The wind did weird things in the morning, this photo is from an hour of smooth conditions. This wave has a lot more texture instead, as some… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 21 months ago

7.45am Hookipa is still extremely clean, but it looks like it came down a lot in the last half hour. Both in size and consistency. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 21 months ago

7am Hookipa is head to occasionally head and a half and clean with offshore wind. 8.7 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Monday 2 5 8 morning call

Posted 21 months ago

Double shortboard session again for me yesterday (when the waves are good, that's my first choice), the second one was at a fickle spot that I never surfed before. I got a feeling that I'll surf it… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 21 months ago

6.45am Hookipa still has double overhead plus sets. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Sunday 2 4 18 morning call

Posted 21 months ago

Double shortboard session for me yesterday. Session one was very fun. Session two wasn't too shabby either. Gasping for air after a short hold down. I would not survive a single wipeout at… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Saturday 2 3 18 morning call

Posted 21 months ago

A shortboard and a SUP foiling session for me yesterday. I just got myself a GoPro Hero 5 session, since they are on sale at $199 at Hi-Tech, only a few left, great deal. The camera is great, very… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 21 months ago

7.am Hookipa is head and a half high and clean with light offshore. 8.5 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Friday 2 1 18 morning call

Posted 21 months ago

Massive thanks to blog reader Vicki for her donation. Double shortboard session for me yesterday. That's how the day started in Jimmie Hepp's neighborhood.  That's how it started in… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 21 months ago

7.15am Hookipa is chest to head high and super clean with light offshore. 8.5 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Thursday 2 1 18 morning call

Posted 21 months ago

Massive thanks to blog reader Jason for the paypal donation. Shortboard and longboard sessions for me yesterday, both at Hookipa and both with pretty good waves. This is a shot from the morning, I… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 21 months ago

6.45am Hookipa is head high and unfortunately the kona is blowing moderate already. Still a 6.5, but it will deteriorate as the wind increases. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Wednesday 1 31 18 morning call

Posted 21 months ago

A shortboard and a windsurf session for me yesterday. I also took the photos below. This is one of my favorite waves to shoot with the Kona, they all look good with it, but this one in particular… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 21 months ago

6.45am Hookipa is head and a half + and clean with the offshore wind. At the moment I give it a 9, but it will deteriorate if the wind increases. It's already stronger than an hour ago. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Tuesday 1 30 18 morning call

Posted 21 months ago

Just a shortboard session for me yesterday, as I was busy packing as many work engagements as possible and free myself up before the very exciting stretch of excellent surf we're headed… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 22 months ago

6.45am Hookipa is head high occasionally bigger in the sets. Kinda dark, but looks like a 5 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Monday 1 29 18 morning call

Posted 22 months ago

A shortboard and a windfoiling session for me yesterday. In between, I had the pleasure to teach my buddy Russ a quick windfoiling lesson and he did amazingly well. Off he goes, 15 minutes into… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 22 months ago

8am Hookipa is head to occasionally head and a third with a bit of wind and texture. 5 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Sunday 1 28 18 morning call

Posted 22 months ago

A longboard and a SUP foiling session for me yesterday. No photo of the day, I'm gonna grab another shot by Dayanidhi Das from this article on Surfline. That's Albee Layer and fortunately that's… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 22 months ago

8am Hookipa has head high clean waves. Choke people. 8 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Saturday 1 27 18 morning call

Posted 22 months ago

A longboard and a SUP foiling session for me yesterday, both extremely fun thanks to the extremely clean conditions due to the lack of wind. Local photographer Dayanidhi Das is featured in this… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 22 months ago

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Friday 1 26 18 morning calls

Posted 22 months ago

A shortboard and a longboard session for me yesterday. This is a remarkable shot (by Tim Bonithon) of Kai Lenny in his recent foil session at Jaws. The caption was: Next step is to go way… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 22 months ago

7am Hookipa has chest to occasionally head high waves that barely break at high tide. Bit windy. 3 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Thursday 1 25 18 morning call

Posted 22 months ago

First of all, massive thanks to blog reader Roy for his donation. A longboard and a windsurf session for me yesterday. The first one was at Thousand Peaks that had fun waist high waves like the… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 22 months ago

7am Hookipa has head to occasionally head and a third high leftover nw sets. Windy. 3.5 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Wednesday 1 24 18 morning call

Posted 22 months ago

A shortboard and a longboard session for me yesterday. The windsurfers at Hookipa are enjoying the radical conditions with some radical moves. Photo by Jimmie Hepp from this gallery. 2am… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 22 months ago

7am lahaina town has inconsistent clean knee to waist high waves. Bit less energy than yesterday unfortunately. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Tuesday 1 23 18 morning call

Posted 22 months ago

A shortboard and a windsurf sessions for me yesterday. First one was a 10 (for my very personal standards), second one was pretty wild. With three solid swells still in the water (NW, NNW and E) plus… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 22 months ago

7am lahaina town has inconsistent waist to occasionally higher sets. Didn't see the spots on the way, because it was too dark, but there's definitely long period energy in the water. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Monday 1 22 18 morning call

Posted 22 months ago

A shortboard and a longboard sessions for me yesterday. The windsurfers at Hookipa are enjoying an exceptional winter with lots of good sailing days, specially in January. Photo by Jimmie Hepp… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Sunday 1 21 18 morning call

Posted 22 months ago

Shortboard, SUP foiling and longboard sessions for me yesterday and that's all before going to work at 2pm. I was so busy, I had no time to take a photo of the day, so here's one of those amazing… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 22 months ago

7am Hookipa has head and a half east windswell waves with already a bit of wind on them. 4 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Saturday 1 20 18 morning call

Posted 22 months ago

Two shortboard and one longboard sessions for me yesterday. "Live every day like it was your last one", and that's exactly what I did yesterday. The day started at Honolua Bay, where I took a… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Friday 1 19 18 morning call

Posted 22 months ago

Days like yesterday are a blessings for me, as they provide me with an opportunity to rest my tired body. The only discipline I would have been interested in, would have been a SUP foiling… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Thursday 1 18 18 morning call

Posted 22 months ago

Two shortboard and a windsurf sessions for me yesterday. Session two was at Honolua, here's some photos. Meanwhile, at Hookipa the conditions were quite radical with big waves and very strong… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 22 months ago

10.30am honolua is chest to head high, occasionally bigger at the cave. Hanalei buoy is pumping, but direction is 323, it will take a bit of refraction effort to get here. Kinda crowded, 35… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 22 months ago

7am Hookipa has head to head and a half waves, but pretty blown out. 3 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Wednesday 1 17 18 morning call

Posted 22 months ago

Just a windfoiling session (actually a lesson) for me yesterday. This photo by Jimmie Hepp from this gallery shows pretty radical conditions at Hookipa in the afternoon. 4am significant… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Tuesday 1 16 18 morning call

Posted 22 months ago

A SUP foiling and a windfoiling sessions for me yesterday in a day that saw the return of the wind after a few days of beautiful glassy conditions. This is kiter Olivia Jenkins at Hookipa, photo… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 22 months ago

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Monday 1 15 18 morning call

Posted 22 months ago

A shortboard and a longboard sessions for me yesterday and lots of action going on all over the island. Let's start from the mother of all waves. This is Kai Lenny on a magic tow wave at Jaws. Photo… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 22 months ago

11am honolua is going off for the contest. Lahaina side had inconsistent waist to occasionally chest high waves [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 22 months ago

8.45am sorry, I should have said that the harbor has waves, which is true and also quite clean and fun, but it's not really "going off", as I wrote earlier [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 22 months ago

7am the harbor is going off [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Sunday 1 14 18 morning call

Posted 22 months ago

A shortboard and a SUP foiling sessions for me yesterday in another wonderful day of waves that saw the rise of the biggest swell of the year so far. Observing (and surfing) the first 22-25s… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Saturday 1 13 18 morning call

Posted 22 months ago

SUP foiling and shortboard sessions for me yesterday. A beautiful windless day of waves that saw all kind of action. This is Loch Eggers in a steep drop in his canoe that didn't end up too well…. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Friday 1 12 18 morning call

Posted 22 months ago

A SUP foiling and a SUP sessions for me yesterday. Last one was interesting, since it had been a while I didn't ride waves with a SUP without the foil. The first times you foil, you do the mistake of… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Thursday 1 11 18 morning call

Posted 22 months ago

Shortboard and windsurfing sessions for me yesterday. The day started with some glassy surfing conditions at Hookipa. These photos were taken around noon, and despite a bit of wind, it was still… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 22 months ago

7am the sets of the new swell are bigger than I thought. Head and half and clean with no wind. Unfortunately the windswell induces sub peaks and compromises the shape a bit. 7 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Wednesday 1 10 18 morning call

Posted 22 months ago

Longboard and SUP foiling sessions for me yesterday. Windsurfing did happen at Hookipa, and the waves looked pretty good. Photo by Jimmie Hepp from this gallery. Here's again Dusty's fall at… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 22 months ago

7.15am the pauwela buoy reads: 5.6ft @ 8s from 73° (ENE)3.2ft @ 6s from 77° (ENE)2.5ft @ 11s from 340° (NNWand Hookipa has waves only at pavilions and the point. Chest high,… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Tuesday 1 9 18 morning call

Posted 22 months ago

An unexpectedly fun windsurf session for me yesterday, here's a shot I took from the parking showing relatively clean waves thanks to the light offshore wind on the inside. The news of… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 22 months ago

7am Hookipa has inconsistent leftover head high sets ruined by wind and windswell. This last one is breaking consistently at pavilions. 2 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Monday 1 8 18 morning call

Posted 22 months ago

Longboard and shortboard sessions for me yesterday. Meanwhile, the windsurfers at Hookipa enjoyed some good waves like this giant clam shaped one below. A big squall gave Jimmie Hepp the… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 22 months ago

7.30am Hookipa has inconsistent head to head and a half high sets and quite a bit of wind. 3 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Sunday 1 7 18 morning call

Posted 22 months ago

Just a longboard session for me yesterday as I had to work for the rest of the day. As predicted, the windsurfing conditions at Hookipa were pretty good and this photo by Jimmie Hepp from this… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 22 months ago

9.30am the consistency of the sets is still extremely low, but the conditions somehow improved a bit temporarily. This time the photo shows a set. 3.5 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 22 months ago

7am Hookipa has very inconsistent head high long period sets. I only saw one in 30 minutes (obviously not in the photo). Pavilion has chest to shoulder high windswell waves and choke people…. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Saturday 1 6 18 morning call

Posted 22 months ago

My only water action yesterday was a windsurfing lessons. No shots of the day, here's my probably best surfing picture ever that came back yesterday as one of those facebook memories. My first… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Friday 1 5 18 morning call

Posted 22 months ago

Yesterday I had a 2.5 hours SUP foiling session and an half hour windsurfing one. That should tell you what I liked better. Does that mean I always like SUP foiling more than windsurfing? Not at all…. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

1 5 18 beach report

Posted 22 months ago

6.30am Report before call today. Pauwela is 2f 12s and Hookipa is small and windy. 1 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 22 months ago

6.45am Hookipa has head high waves. Didn't wait much as it's pretty windy. 2.5 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Thursday 1 4 18 morning call

Posted 22 months ago

Two shortboard sessions for me yesterday in a day that saw some pretty epic windsurfing conditions as this photo by Jimmie Hepp from this gallery shows. Unfortunately there were also some… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 22 months ago

6.45am Hookipa has head and a half sets of mediocre shape due to high tide and light wind. Occasionally bigger, like the one in the photo. 4.5 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Wednesday 1 3 18 morning call

Posted 22 months ago

Shortboard and windsurfing sessions for me yesterday, both at Hookipa. The windsurfers hit the water in the afternoon during which the waves got progressively bigger, as this photo by Jimmie… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 22 months ago

7am Hookipa has shoulder to head high waves of poor shape. 3 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Tuesday 1 2 18 morning call

Posted 22 months ago

The massive thanks of the day go to blog reader Jaecey for his donation. Just an early morning longboard session for me yesterday. Hookipa looked pretty good at sunset, but still too windy for my… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 22 months ago

6.30am Hookipa is mostly flat with inconsistent waist to chest high sets. 2 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Monday 1 1 18 morning call

Posted 22 months ago

The massive thanks of the day go to a new blog sponsor: the Pauamana Nani vacation rental. Its banner is at the top of the paying customers list (5 at the moment) that I rotate every… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 22 months ago

7am Hookipa chest to head high and poor shape. 2.5 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Sunday 12 31 17 morning call

Posted 22 months ago

The massive thanks of the day go to blog reader Michael for his donation. The 2017 blog season appreciation week ends today, the Paypal button is on the right. A shortboard and a windfoil session… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 23 months ago

7am Hookipa has residual head high occasionally higher sets from the north. Wind is light. 5 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Saturday 12 30 17 morning call

Posted 23 months ago

The massive thanks of the day go to blog reader Robynne for her donation. The 2017 blog season appreciation week continues, the Paypal button is on the right. Sup foiling and windfoiling… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 23 months ago

6.30am Hookipa has head to occasionally head and a half peaks of poor shape. 3 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Friday 12 29 17 morning call

Posted 23 months ago

The massive thanks of the day go to blog readers Guido for his donation. The 2017 blog season appreciation week continues, the Paypal button is on the right. Just a lovely glassy longboard… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Thursday 12 28 17 morning call

Posted 23 months ago

The massive thanks of the day go to blog readers Geoff, Dave and Scott for their donations. The 2017 blog season appreciation week continues, the Paypal button is on the right. Massive day of… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 23 months ago

2pm swell consistency is slightly going down at Hookipa, but there's still sets. Some waves are 10s, but overall I confirm the 9. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 23 months ago

7.30am Hookipa is definitely double overhead and beautiful. 9 if you can handle. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 23 months ago

6.30am Hookipa has head and a half to occasionally double. Seems clean in the semi darkness thanks to the light konas. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Wednesday 12 27 17 morning call

Posted 23 months ago

Massive thanks to blog readers Lance, Gale, Kathy, David, Right Brain Communications, Oshri, Ioannis and Dan for their donations. Camera's money is reached and I ordered it already. But I'm… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 23 months ago

7am Hookipa has double overhead waves pretty washed out at high tide. 3 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Tuesday 12 26 17 morning call

Posted 23 months ago

ATTENTION READERS: MY CAMERA DIED AND I NEED TO BUY A NEW ONE. PLEASE SEND A DONATION THROUGH THE PAYPAL DONATE BUTTON ON THE RIGHT IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO CONTRIBUTE. ANYTHING HELPS! THANKS. Two… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 23 months ago

9.30am conditions at Hookipa are deteriorating as the light trades are picking up. The point still ok, but with a medium crowd. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 23 months ago

7am Hookipa is head to head and a half with very light wind. Bit bumpy/fat because of the high tide. 6 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Monday 12 25 17 morning call

Posted 23 months ago

Shortboard surfing, SUP foiling and windfoiling was the fat three sessions bounty of yet another gorgeous sunny day of waves in paradise. For me, it's Christmas every day. In between sessions I… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 23 months ago

10.30am Harbor has waves at the jetty and the middle buoy and a bit of onshore wind, but good enough for kai lenny and sunny garcia. Don't miss tomorrow call [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 23 months ago

10.30am Harbor has waves at the jetty and the middle buoy and a bit of onshore wind. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 23 months ago

10.30am Harbor has waves at the jetty and the middle buoy and a bit of onshore wind. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Sunday 12 24 17 morning call

Posted 23 months ago

Just a quick shortboard session in the morning for me yesterday before heading to Kanaha for a windfoiling lesson to a lovely gentleman who is 80 years old. He did very well and had so much fun that… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Saturday 12 23 17 morning call

Posted 23 months ago

Double windfoiling sessions for me yesterday. First one was in Kihei and the best part were the colors. The sun was out (which felt overly good after so much rain) and the water was blue, but without… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Friday 12 22 17 morning call

Posted 23 months ago

No water action for me, I'm sure I missed a pretty good session in the early morning thanks to the lighter wind. After work I went to the harbor which was a bit too windy for my taste. It wasn't for… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Thursday 12 21 17 morning call

Posted 23 months ago

Today is the winter solstice, which means that it's the shortest day of the year. "Solstice" is derived from the Latin phrase for "sun stands still." That's because—after months of growing shorter… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 23 months ago

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Wednesday 12 20 17 morning call

Posted 23 months ago

SUP foiling session for me yesterday. I'm gonna use this sequence I shot yesterday to break down how to pump a foil. 1) Starting from the top left and moving clockwise, you can see the foiler… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Tuesday 12 19 17 morning call

Posted 23 months ago

Shortboard and longboard sessions for me yesterday. I don't have a photo of the day, but I'll use this WSL/Poullenot one from this page to congratulate John John Florence for… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 23 months ago

6.30am Hookipa has inconsistent head high peaks occasionally up to head and a half and clean conditions. 7 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Monday 12 18 17 morning call

Posted 23 months ago

Double SUP foiling session for me, both very delightful. This is a shot from Tomoko taken during the first one. Notice once again the relative slopiness of the bump I'm riding (and the cleanness… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 23 months ago

7am Hookipa has head high peaky short period clean waves. Occasionally overhead. 7 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Sunday 12 17 17 morning call

Posted 23 months ago

A shortboard session was all that my weak and intoxicated body allowed me to do yesterday. Hookipa was too good to pass. Ian Walsh in a bottom turn setting up a barrel. He travelled quite a… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 23 months ago

9am Hookipa has double overhead waves with light konas, best shape at pavilion and the point. 8.5 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Saturday 12 15 17 morning call

Posted 23 months ago

Three sessions for me yesterday, it was a wonderful day. It started at Honolua Bay which, even though well below average, still offered some fun rides. On the way back, Thousand Peaks had barely… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 23 months ago

7.45am honolua has inconsistent head high waves at the cave. 10 guys there, nobody at the point that's not really working at the moment. 2.5 for the bay. Lahaina side was flat. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Friday 12 15 17 morning call

Posted 23 months ago

Only a windfoiling reach for me yesterday. I had a lesson, but it looked too windy, so I went out to double check and came back in to cancel and reschedule it. I only teach when the conditions are… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Thursday 12 14 17 morning calls

Posted 23 months ago

Double SUP foiling sessions for me yesterday, both very fun. Here's a few images from the harbor. Soon to be father north shore shaper Keith Taboul is having fun with foiling. Notice how he's… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 23 months ago

10am the harbor has shoulder to head high waves and light onshore. Fun. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Wednesday 12 13 17 morning call

Posted 23 months ago

Two shortboard sessions for me yesterday in a day that saw gorgeous conditions for most of the day thanks to the Kona wind which blew until exactly 4pm (as predicted by the model I use) before… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 23 months ago

6.45am Hookipa is head to occasionally head and a half with light to moderate konas. 8 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Tuesday 12 12 17 morning call

Posted 23 months ago

Double SUP foiling session for me yesterday, in a day that offered many good options. A very good one was Hookipa at sunset, which I ranked as a 9. Below are some photos. I guess you can… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Monday 12 11 17 morning call

Posted 23 months ago

SUP foiling and shortboard sessions for me yesterday and this time the fun factor was the other way around: 1 and 9. So it's not that one is more fun than the other. It all depends on the conditions… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 23 months ago

11am The waves are starting to pump and the groms are ripping at the kahului harbor [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 23 months ago

6.45am Hookipa is head to head and a half and rising. Poor shape and ugly weather. 3 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Sunday 12 10 17 morning call

Posted 23 months ago

Yesterday I started my day with a surf session at Hookipa. I just wanted to surf it after more than month (maybe even two), say hi to my lineup friends and see how it felt. In one hour, I… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 23 months ago

6.30am Hookipa is head to head and a half and clean. 7 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Saturday 12 9 17 morning call

Posted 23 months ago

Absolutely gorgeous day of surfing all over the island yesterday. I did everything: SUP, longboard, shortboard and SUP foiling. The choice of the discipline, as usual, was dictated by what the… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 23 months ago

10am Honolua has inconsistent chest to head high waves, not really worth the drive. Lahaina side had knee to occasionally waist high waves. Clean everywhere. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 23 months ago

7am Hookipa still big but surfable if you have the skills. That's a doh plus set at pavilion. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Friday 12 8 17 morning call

Posted 23 months ago

Spectacular day of windless waves, two SUP foiling sessions for me yesterday. I particularly enjoyed the afternoon one, since the waves were just perfect for it (small, soft and clean). Here's a… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 23 months ago

7am Hookipa still too big, harbor has clean little waves but much smaller than yesterday. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Thursday 12 7 17 morning call

Posted 23 months ago

Double SUP foiling sessions for me yesterday, but that's because I had some gear to test. The waves were good enough for regular surfing in fact, and that would have been my choice if it wasn't for… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 23 months ago

8.30am Hookipa is a huge mess, kahului harbor has fun waves. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Wednesday 12 6 17 morning call

Posted 23 months ago

Just a quick windsurf session at Kanaha for me yesterday, the best part of which was the shower. Here's a couple of alternative activities/spots of a day in which it was difficult to find something… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Tuesday 12 5 17 morning call

Posted 23 months ago

Day of rest for me yesterday and no Maui photo of the day, here's one of those amazing Tahitian shots from Ben Thouard. 4am significant buoy readings South shore No indication of southerly… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 23 months ago

8.30am Hookipa has head and a half not particularly clean sets. 3 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Monday 12 4 17 morning call

Posted 23 months ago

Sup foiling and windfoiling sessions at the harbor for me yesterday. This photo by Jimmie Hepp from this gallery was taken in a very temporary moment of cleanness at Hookipa. Still,… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 23 months ago

8.30am Hookipa looked disorganized. Harbor has small waves. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Sunday 12 3 17 morning call

Posted 23 months ago

A shortboard and a longboard session for me yesterday. There were some diamonds in the rough at Honolua, but I couldn't find any (there was always someone on them). I found many at the longboard spot… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 23 months ago

10am I confirm the 3.5 for honolua after I surfed it. Lahaina town has knee to very occasionally higher waves. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 23 months ago

7am honolua still has inconsistent (more so than yesterday) sets. The one in the photo was head high at the point and double at the cave. Wobbly lip line because of the blustery trades right around… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Saturday 12 2 17 morning call

Posted 23 months ago

A surf session (before the contest) at Honolua and a SUP foiling session on the south shore for me yesterday. I checked the wave sailing at sunset, but it didn't look nearly as good as the day… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 23 months ago

12pm launiupoko to lahaina is knee to occasionally waist high and clean [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 23 months ago

8am honolua has inconsistent sets. The contest is on. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 23 months ago

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Posted 23 months ago

6 15am honolua is surprisingly small. Unless the incoming tide will draw more sets in later on, it doesn't seem contestable. Maybe with extra long heats. Stay tuned for updates. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Friday 12 1 17 morning call

Posted 23 months ago

A really good windsurfing session for me yesterday, the waves were quite amazing on the north shore. So they were at Honolua, were the ladies put up an incredible show. Congrats to Tyler Wright for… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 23 months ago

8.30am Hookipa has waves of mixed size up to double overhead, judging from where the few surfers are sitting. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Thursday 11 30 17 morning call

Posted 23 months ago

Just a short windsurf session for me yesterday. The waves on the north shore were chop/windswell infested, while at Honolua they were, as usual, flawless. Photo WSL/Kelly Cestari from this page. I… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 24 months ago

7.45am Hookipa has head and a half sets, but horrible shape because of the wind. Gonna be good windsurfing later. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Wednesday 11 29 17 morning call

Posted 24 months ago

Double Honolua session for me yesterday, I'm loving the contest… when they call if off! I don't know if I had more fun surfing or watching the pro ladies surf. They're all incredibly good and… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 24 months ago

9.45am improving conditions at honolua bay with very light offshore wind and perfect texture. This set was a head and a half and an 8.5. 25 people total. Not sure if it was more fun surfing or… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 24 months ago

6.45am honolua bay has inconsistent sets up to occasionally a little over head high. Tide looks pretty full already. Carissa just paddled out, I might have to join her. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Tuesday 11 28 17 morning call

Posted 24 months ago

All work no play for me yesterday (good day for that), I'll make sure I'll catch up today. Si Crowther has been shooting the warm ups at Honolua, this is Carissa Moore last Friday in a shot from… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Monday 11 27 17 morning call

Posted 24 months ago

Knowing that they wouldn't run the contest, I went to Honolua yesterday and surfed it. Here's a brief interview with three of the WSL commentators. And here's some shots I took after my session…. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 24 months ago

7.45am conditions at honolua are slightly improving, a little more consistent now, but 20 guys out. Fun head high sets once in a while [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 24 months ago

8am honolua is mostly flat, but once in a while there's a short period set. I saw two like the one in the photo in half an hour. High tide not helping. No contest, obviously. I got a sweet interview… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 24 months ago

7am lahaina side is flat, south swell not hitting. Strong offshore along the road and light onshore in town. Gonna go check the bay, report later. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Sunday 11 26 17 morning call

Posted 24 months ago

Windfoiling in the harbor saved my day (from the ocean activities point of view, of course) yesterday. Conditions were quite bad for surfing/windsurfing pretty much everywhere (other than Honolua,… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 24 months ago

7.30am no contest at Honolua today, here's how it looks from the WSL webcast. Might be a fun day to surf with the top girls in the world… if you can find a parking. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 24 months ago

7am Hookipa still has double overhead sets, all washed out and stormy. Three guys out at pavilion under the rain. There are some decent sections here and there, but overall I give it a 1.5 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Saturday 11 25 17 morning call

Posted 24 months ago

A longboard and windsurf session on the west side for me yesterday. The windsurfing was much better than the day before (Browzinho agreed with me) as the wind was lighter and more offshore and the… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 24 months ago

10 30am the area between launiupoko and lahaina has some wrap in the knee to waist high range with occasional bigger sets up to shoulder high. Windy west of it [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Friday 11 24 17 morning call

Posted 24 months ago

A surf and a windsurf session for me yesterday. The wave sailing conditions on the west side were far from epic because the wind was way too strong for my taste (and skill). Here's coworker Russ… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Thursday 11 23 17 morning call

Posted 24 months ago

Shortboard and longboard session for me yesterday, I spent the whole day at the harbor (it was lovely, despite the frequent squalls). This is the first shot I took at the jetty wonder. Three young… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Wednesday 11 22 17 morning call

Posted 24 months ago

Double longboard session for me yesterday. This is the jetty wonder from the other side. Still going off, it's been amazing. Notice the water mountains outside the harbor. This is a short video of… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Tuesday 11 21 17 morning call

Posted 24 months ago

Shortboard and longboard sessions in the harbor for me yesterday,, both very fun. When the waves are this good, I'd still rather surf. Between the two sessions I took some photos of the… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 24 months ago

11am the harbor is going off [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Monday 11 20 17 morning call

Posted 24 months ago

Double SUP foiling session at the harbor for me yesterday. The wind kept blowing hard and then stopping after the rain, so it was a matter of timing it right. This is Oahu's Sam Pa'e in a… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 24 months ago

9am the nw wind is here [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 24 months ago

7am Hookipa looked big and bad. The harbor has clean small waves with no wind at the moment. Remember, the nw wind is predicted to start blowing between 9 and 10am [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Sunday 1 19 17 morning call

Posted 24 months ago

A longboard session in Lahaina for me yesterday. This is the only photo of the day I have. This is the amazing sunset in a photo by Jimmie Hepp. 4am significant buoy readings South shore No… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 24 months ago

6.30pm lahaina side is knee to waist with the occasional bigger sets, but also flat spells. Clean everywhere. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Saturday 11 18 17 morning call

Posted 24 months ago

Spectacular day of surfing all over the island yesterday. I had the following four sessions: 1) SUP foiling in the harbor 2) Windfoiling at upper Kanaha .Not enough wind to foil on the way out, but I… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 24 months ago

1.30pm lahaina side is knee to waist with the occasional bigger set. Light onshore flow everywhere, but still kinda clean, specially in town [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 24 months ago

8.30am Hookipa looked head to overhead and poor shape. Cleaner smaller waves inside the harbor [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Fiday 11 16 17 morning call

Posted 24 months ago

Double wave windfoiling sessions for me yesterday. Jason Hall was able to capture the very first long small left at the harbor that I (and most likely anybody) ever windfoiled on. Not sure… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Thursday 11 16 17 morning call

Posted 24 months ago

Massive day of action for me yesterday. I surfed Honolua Bay, wavesailed on the west side and SUP foiled the harbor at sunset. Honolua was a 5, but a 5 at the bay is worth at least an 8 at… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 24 months ago

10.40am honolua has head to occasionally overhead sets with improving conditions. 30 surfers total [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 24 months ago

7.30am lahaina side is flat to knee high. Town gets the occasional bigger set. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 24 months ago

6.30am harbor has waves, but between wind and rain it looks unpleasant. Gonna cruise on the other side. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Wednesday 11 15 17 morning call

Posted 24 months ago

SUP foiling and windfoiling sessions for me yesterday. These photos by Tomoko show the perfect foiling conditions at the harbor. Not only the waves were was fun, but on the paddle back out, we… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 2 years ago

7am lahaina side is flat to knee high. There is long period energy in the water, but it's still very low. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Tuesday 11 14 17 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

Yesterday I SUP foiled in the neighborhood in the morning, then went to work and then windfoiled in the afternoon. The wind was perfect and there were at least 8 windfoilers down at… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 2 years ago

6.45am Hookipa has shoulder high 10s leftovers. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Monday 11 13 17 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

First successful surf foiling lesson ever for me yesterday, the Gofoil Maliko did its magic but it also helped that the student had some kitefoiling experience. He was so enthusiast about the… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Sunday 11 12 17 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

Shortboard and longboard session for me yesterday. The harbor was still pumping, as was Honolua Bay, of which I saw an insanely beautiful photo. If you're a photographer and have a good shot of the… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Saturday 11 11 17 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

A shortboard and a longboard session for me yesterday, the harbor jetty was doing its magic thing. Bodyboarding extraordinaire Jacob Romero is already smiling… …because he eyed the section… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 2 years ago

10am launiupoko and puamana are getting the wrap of the north swell. Inconsistent but sizey [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Friday 11 10 17 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

Two longboard sessions in Lahaina for me was the fat bounty of yesterday's hunt. The waves were awesome. But today I see some foiling conditions on the north shore, so here's the most inspiring… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 2 years ago

6am Hookipa looked pretty small like waist to chest high at most at pavilion, but I didn't look at it for long [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Thursday 11 8 17 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

Shortboard session in Lahaina in the early morning followed by a extraordinary windfoiling session at Uppers was my way to celebrate a day off yesterday. The reason why the latter was so good is… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 2 years ago

7.30am lahaina side has some very inconsistent long period energy. Coupled with a fat tide, that means flat at most spots, but not all. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 2 years ago

6.30 Hookipa is down to chest to occasionally head high at pavilion and the point only. Light rain, light wind. Stay tuned for a south shore report within an hour. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Wednesday 11 8 17 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

Fun SUP foiling in the morning and not so fun windsurfing in the afternoon, must be a sign of the times that are a changing. Here's some shots from Tomoko that captured the beauty of foiling…. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Tuesday 11 7 17 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

Yesterday morning I was busy with a lesson so I missed out on some fun foiling conditions. Jason Hall is borrowing a converted 7.2 Southpoint. In the afternoon, the Aloha Classic had some good… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Monday 11 6 17 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

Lovely noseriding session in Lahaina for me yesterday. The Aloha Classic was on again and it looks like there were still nice waves in this photo by Jimmie Hepp from this gallery. 3am significant… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 2 years ago

7.15am lahaina side is much smaller than yesterday, flat to knee high with very occasional bigger sets [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 2 years ago

6.45am Hookipa still has head high sets (but also lulls), but the conditions looked poor because of the wind [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Sunday 11 5 17 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

Just a lovely noseriding session in Lahaina for me yesterday. I heard the wind at Hookipa got lighter late in the morning and the conditions weren't too bad, but I'm happy with my call to drive… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 2 years ago

6.45am Hookipa looked small and blown out in the semi darkness, but there will be inconsistent sets from the new swell. Ukumehame was windy, lahaina knee to waist and clean. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Saturday 11 4 17 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

Noseriding session in Lahaina for me yesterday and then a windfoiling lesson before work. The Aloha Classic saw Masters and Grandmasters in the water. Masters' standout was Greg Aguera, brother of… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 2 years ago

8am lahaina side coming in at knee to thigh high, occasionally waist. Peaks windy, clean everywhere else. Long waits. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 2 years ago

6.15am Hookipa has waves occasionally up to head high, but the trades are blowing and conditions are poor. This marks the end of a fantastic windless week of surfing. Back to normal. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Friday 11 3 17 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

Another fantastic SUP foiling session was enough for me yesterday, even though the afternoon offered epic (for my standards) wave sailing conditions, but Hookipa had the contest happening. They run… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Thursday 11 2 17 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

The waves at Hookipa were too good to pass early yesterday morning, so I went surfing. I caught a few good ones and had fun. This is how they looked: good and crowded. But I knew I… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 2 years ago

8am Hookipa has inconsistent head to head and a half very clean waves. Choke people. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Wednesday 11 1 17 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

Noseriding at Hookipa in the early morning (9 seconds were perfect for that) and a cheeky windfoiling session up the coast in the afternoon were my water activities yesterday. Kody Kerbox chose… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 2 years ago

6.15am Hookipa has inconsistent waist to shoulder high very clean waves. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Tuesday 10 31 17 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

SUP and shortboard foiling sessions for me yesterday, the photo below by Tomoko speaks by itself about the pristine conditions we've been having thanks to the lack of wind. Those gently cut backs on… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 2 years ago

7.30am Hookipa still has head to occasionally overhead clean waves. 8.5 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Monday 10 30 17 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

Another double SUP foiling session yesterday, the first was pretty epic with rides from the reef to the beach at Kaa point. As the photo below shows, that's one Kilometer of flying. Kaa point is a… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 2 years ago

6.30am Hookipa still has well overhead waves, not particularly clean because of the mixed periods I mentioned in the call. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Sunday 10 29 17 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

Double SUP foiling session for me yesterday, it's becoming a habit. The Jaws contest was completed in the morning in pristine conditions and it was a great show again. The Maui surfers dominated and… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Saturday 10 28 17 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

Double SUP foiling session for me, one with the old swell waves, the other with the new ones. First one had better wind conditions and it happened while the whole Jaws fleet was launching. Here Jason… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 2 years ago

6am Hookipa already has extremely long period double overhead sets. Gonna get bigger all day. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Friday 10 27 17 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

Double SUP foiling sessions for meyestreday, both extremely sweet, but second one was kinda magic. Today it's the day of the Peahi Challenge. Here's the link to the WSL live webcast page. Photo by… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Thursday 10 26 17 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

Double SUP foil session for me yesterday, this time I have the feeling I should have surfed instead. Here's what I found. I like to foil on medium to low steepness waves, especially if there's… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 2 years ago

6am Hookipa looked like a lot of disorganized white water from the distance and in the dark [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Wednesday 10 25 17 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

A surfing (I insist) and a SUP foiling session for me yesterday and the second one was way more fun again. The 2017 Peahi Challenge has been called on for Friday/Saturday, the photo is by Brent… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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7am Hookipa is head to head and a half and very clean with the light konas. 8.5 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Tuesday 10 24 17 morning call

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No electricity at my place today, fortunately I remembered that the mobile phone wifi hotspot feature works here (it doesn't in Indo), so I can do my regular post from the computer. Yesterday… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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6am Hookipa has doh sets and no wind. A little too big from the distance. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

10 23 17 morrning call

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A shortboard and a SUP foiling session for me yesterday. The photo below shows me setting up the first wings combo that I tried. We have both the stick-on Foilmount and the adapter for the… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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7am ukumehame has very inconsistent waist high clean waves. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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6.30am Hookipa has chest to head high waves, kinda sloppy. Didn't see much of the new swell, but didn't wait long. Going south, stay tuned for a beach report. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Sunday 10 22 17 morning call

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Lovely SUP foiling and windfoiling sessions for me yesterday, here's a couple of shots from the first one taken by my friend Tomoko. Remember: don't look at it with the eyes of the surfer. If… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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6.30am Hookipa has head high to overhead waves, a little wind and not clean conditions. 3 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

10 21 17 morning call

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A short SUP foil session for me in the morning yesterday but a very bad call in the evening made me miss out on more foil fun. Not gonna do that mistake again. Casper Steinfath took… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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7am Hookipa looked pretty big and messy from the distance [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Friday 10 20 17 morning call

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Below is the 6.3 old board I quickly and easily converted into a foil board thanks to the stick-on Foilmount. It was my first time I tried a prone foil board and it was challenging because of the non… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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7am Hookipa looked pretty bad while the harbor has little waves good for foiling [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

10 19 17 morning call

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Just a longboard session in Lahaina for me yesterday, as the strong trades continue to ruin the surfing conditions on the north shore. This photo by Stu Gibson obviously caught my attention on… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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7am south swell is knee high. Lahaina has occasional bigger sets. Peaks was windy. Hookipa had waves, but looked pretty messy from the distance [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Wednesday 10 18 17 morning call

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Not much action for me yesterday, as my body demanded a rest and my place demanded some cleaning. These are the unclean waves the windsurfers had to deal with for most of the day yesterday at Hookipa… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Tuesday 10 17 17 morning call

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Great day of action for me yesterday. The south swell was slow (they always are because of the long distance of travelling, but the angular spreading ones like this one are even more inconsistent),… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Monday 10 16 17 morning call

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A surf session and another north shore downwind foiling attempt for me yesterday. Here's the howling wind at Ukumehame on my way to work. My second downwind attempt was even worse… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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9am other than launiupoko a bit slow, the traffic isn't bad at all and they're removing the cones already. The wind is the problem. Bit all over the place, but you can get lucky. Heard kihei… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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6 30am lahaina has waist high waves with occasional bigger sets and sickness in the water. ukumehame windy. Traffic on the Pali and the rest of the highway will be a nightmare because of a marathon…. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Sunday 10 15 17 morning call

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I did a bit of everything yesterday: shortboard surfing, SUP foiling and even a super fun 20 minutes (that's how long the moderate sideon wind lasted) windfoiling session at Thousand Peaks. That was… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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7 30am lahaina has waist high waves and clean conditions. ukumehame had a bit of sickness on it, but no wind. Hookipa looked at least head high and not too messy from the distance. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Saturday 10 14 17 morning call

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Another absolutely lovely SUP foiling session for me in conditions that I would have not even taken into consideration for regular surfing. I live very close to Hookipa and since I got the foil bug,… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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8am ukumehame has now howling offshore winds. No idea about lahaina. There were some beautiful very long period sets. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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6am ukumehame has inconsistent knee to waist high sets. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Friday 10 12 17 morning call

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Another double SUP session for me yesterday. Great fun and practice for the upcoming downwinders, I was able to pump my way all the way to the beach a few times. This video below shows Dave Kalama… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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6.30am ukumehame has inconsistent knee to waist high sets with occasional bigger ones. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Thursday 10 12 17 morning call

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Two lovely SUP foiling sessions for me yesterday. the conditions on the south shore have been delightful and I'm practicing as much as I can in view of the upcoming downwinding opportunities. Here's… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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6.30am ukumehame has inconsistent sets around waist high with occasional bigger sets up to chest high. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Wednesday 10 11 17 morning call

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Another SUP foiling and windfoiling combo for me yesterday and my back is happily sore. The windsurfers got their backs sore at Hookipa in the afternoon too, photo by Jimmie Hepp from this… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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6am Hookipa is smaller than yesterday, flat to chest high and clean. No waves at middles. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Tuesday 10 10 17 morning call

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More SUP foiling and windfoiling for me yesterday. These are photos by Alex Aguera from that magic session at the harbor two days ago. Brother Chris pumping his way in one of those double ups by… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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7.30am Hookipa has clean shoulder to occasionally overhead waves. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Monday 10 9 17 morning call

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Massive day of SUP foiling for me yesterday, I racked up 6 hours in 3 sessions. You don't know how much fun it is until you (successfully) try it. Skylar Lickle has the shortboard foiling… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Sunday 10 8 17 mornig call

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A pretty uneventful day for me yesterday as I woke up too late to enjoy some fun SUP foiling conditions in the morning. The waves at Hookipa at sunset looked kinda fun, but I wasn't inspired to… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Sabato 10 7 17 morning call

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Bad call for me yesterday, as I drove to Lahaina but ran into some morning sickness. That's hard to predict and I'm sure missing the webcam. I made up for it in the afternoon with a lovely… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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6.30am south shore is smaller than yesterday mostly knee high with occasional bigger sets. Ukumehame had moderate offshores and lahaina has morning sickness. Hookipa looked like a lot of white… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Friday 10 6 17 morning call

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Another big day of action for me. It started with a fun SUP foiling session, it continued with an average shortboard session at Honolua (I think I got the slowest hour of the day) and it ended in… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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8.30am launiupoko is light onshore and waist high. Hookipa was totally blown out [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Thursday 10 5 17 morning call

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I went to Honolua yesterday and that's how the biggest sets looked like. Overall it was about waist high at the Point like the one below, but I got lucky once and was in position for a… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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6.30am Hookipa is smaller than yesterday, shoulder to head high and relatively clean conditions with light trades. I need to bring the scale up a bit, so I give it a 4 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Wednesday 10 4 17 morning call

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A massive day of action for me yesterday. It started with a fun SUP foiling session at a spot I surfed for the first time. And the reason for that is that it's not really a surfing wave. Shifty,… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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7am Hookipa has medium period overhead waves. Quality is not high as there's a bit of morning sickness on it and the trades around the corner are sending their usual windswell in the lineup as… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Tuesday 10 3 17 morning call

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Another day in the name of the foil, as I SUP'ed it first and sailed it after. Conditions were excellent in the morning: photo by Alex Aguera. Here's a couple of foiling buddies in photos… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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10.30am Hookipa has building waves up to head high. Wind is blowing much stronger than predicted. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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6am report before call today. As the buoys clearly show, the swell is just starting to show in Maui. Hookipa goes from flat to clean chest high sets. 3 because of the inconsistency. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Monday 10 2 17 morning call

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Yesterday was an extremely rare day with no wind and no waves. Well, at least in the morning, since in the afternoon 15mph of trades picked and they were enough for an epic windfoiling session at… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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7.30am Hookipa is mostly flat with occasional waist high and clean waves. 1.5 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Sunday 10 1 17 morning call

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Third day of rest in a row, I've also been healing a ear infection. This picture by Jason Hall popped up in the facebook memories from a few years ago, classic face in the right corner. 5am… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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6.30am Hookipa is flat to waist high and clean. 1.5 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Sturday 9 30 17 morning call

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Before I forget, a couple of announcements. 1) We have lowered the price of the GoFoils at Hi-Tech to $1450 for the Maliko and $1350 for the Kai. 2) My friend Yves forgot his 7.0 Jimmy Lewis… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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8.30am Hookipa has shoulder high medium period waves. A bit of wind on it. 2.5 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Friday 9 29 17 morning call

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Day of rest for me yesterday. I could have sailed the conditions showed in the photo below by Jimmie Hepp from this gallery, but it was too choppy for my taste. 6am significant buoy readings South… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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6.30am beach report before call also today. Hookipa has shoulder to head high medium period waves. Wind is light. 3.5 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Thursday 9 28 17 morning call

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Yesterday was almost a carbon copy of the day before for me: SUP foiling, longboard (while teaching a lesson), windfoiling and work. I need some rest. In the afternoon the windsurfers hit what… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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6am beach report before call today. Hookipa has consistent head high medium period waves. Wind is light. 4 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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6am ukumehame has inconsistent knee high clean waves with the occasional bigger set. Didn't look at Hookipa. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Wednesday 9 27 17 morning call

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Three disciplines is not a bad achievement on a work day. I started out with SUP foil surfing in some lovely conditions on the south shore shown by the above photo by Jason Hall. I continued… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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7am ukumehame has knee to occasionally waist high clean waves. Hookipa looked waist high and clean from the distance. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Tuesday 9 26 17 morning call

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3 hours SUP foiling session yesterday in excellent conditions. Today I'm gonna try the front foot strap, stay tuned for the feedback. 3-4am significant buoy readings South shore W 1.2ft @ 17s from… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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6am ukumehame has waist to belly high clean waves. Didn't look at Hookipa [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Monday 9 15 17 morning call

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Yesterday was a 10 for me and that was all thanks to the foil. Well, first I had some business to take care of. After that, I went SUP foiling. Like my student above, I'm at such a beginner stage… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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7am ukumehame has inconsistent waist to occasionally chest high clean waves. Hookipa looked waist to shoulder high and clean from the distance [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Sunday 9 24 17 morning call

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The NW waves at Hookipa were pretty nice when I did the early morning beach report, but the conditions deteriorated pretty quickly when the wind picked up. I took this photo after my short… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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6.30am Hookipa has relatively clean chest to head high waves. 4 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Saturday 9 23 17 morning call

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Yesterday's conditions at Hookipa shown by this phone by Jimmie Hepp from this gallery. I had my best wave windfoiling session ever at Kanaha instead. Mushy waist high has never been so fun. 4am… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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6.30am Hookipa has shoulder to head high waves with a little wind. 2.5 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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6.30am Hookipa has shoulder to head high waves with a little wind. 2.5 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Friday 9 22 17 morning call

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Just a short but sweet windfoiling session for me yesterday, I was pretty beat up from the long one the day before. Tonight's the night: Paradigm Lost at 6.30 at the Macc! And just to get into the… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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7am Hookipa has waist to occasionally chest high waves with a little wind. 2. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Thursday 9 21 17 morning call

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Yesterday I did for the first time what can be called a brand new discipline: wave windfoiling. The plan was to windfoil upwind and then come back riding the windswell bumps while flagging the… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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10am Hookipa has occasional organized sets in the midst of the windswell. Waist to chest, occasionally bigger. Windy. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Wednesday 9 20 17 morning call

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I didn't go to Lahaina this morning and I took my time to make this post a bit more content filled, also because there's not much to talk about the current poor conditions. It's a bit of a foil… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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7am pavilion is waist to chest high with the usual crowd. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Tuesday 9 19 17 morning call

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Double foil session for me yesterday. It was the first SUP foil surfing attempt after I learned how to windfoil and the difference was huge. I was able to get the foil up and control it most times… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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7am south shore is flat to knee high. Bit of morning sickness in lahaina. Peaks was too windy, olowalu too small. Hookipa looked small and ugly. Not a good day for surfing. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Monday 9 18 17 morning call

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The picture below taken by blog reader Chris shows a set at Launiupoko yesterday. Yesterday I did my first attempt at a downwinder with a foil. As I expected, I was never even close at… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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6.30am Lahaina has waist high waves with occasional bigger sets. Bit of morning sickness. Harbor still has the kids contest. Peaks was too windy, olowalu was moderate offshore and probably the… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Sunday 9 17 17 morning call

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Yesterday I spent the whole morning on the south shore, but, for a bunch of different reasons, only my last session was good. Lahaina was a bit off limits in the early hours for the concomitance… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Saturday 9 16 17 morning call

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A bit of a historical day for me yesterday, as I taught my first ever windfoiling lesson. Here's my student who did extremely well, thanks mostly to the fact that I have the right gear for a beginner… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

9 15 17 morning call

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Before getting into this morning's call, I'd like to announce the screening of the latest Johnny Decesare – Kai Lenny movie on Spetember 22nd at 6.30pm at the MACC. Here's what the press… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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6am Hookipa has head high clean waves and tons of people. 7.5 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

9 14 17 morning call

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Fantastic day of surfing on the north shore of Maui yesterday. Between jat lag and poor paddling shape (amazing how one month of intense surfing in Indo can get completely annihilated by 8 days… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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6am Hookipa has overhead clean medium period waves and light offshore. 8.5. Not a bad start of the "new year". [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Wednesday 9 13 17 morning call

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After a long summer trip I'm back in Maui and this is the first morning call of the "year". Here's a pretty boring video (all clips from the same angle on the front of the board) that collects some… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Homestay webcam check

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It's just around the corner, but the webcam check from the home stay helps me decide which board to put on the bike. Impossibles looking solid and the choice is the 6.6. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Indo report. Day 23 – August 21th

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Morning session was clean chest to head high, but more people than waves. First time in 23 days in which I didn't have fun. Conditions were nice though, I gave it a 7. Once again, the gopro battery… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Indo report. Day 22 – August 20th

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Morning session was an 8 with uncrowded head high glassy waves with occasionally bigger sets. The gopro battery was dead, so I don't have photos of it.Afternoon session had same size and lack of… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Indo report. Day 21 – August 19th

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I didn't feel 100% and I took a day off. Also because there's another medium size swell on the forecast (3f 16s) and I decided to delay to return to Bali. The waves will be bigger over there, but I… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Indo report. Day 20 – August 18th

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Morning session had high tide, but a perfect light offshore wind groomed the soft head to head and a half waves beautifully. The crowd was low and I gave it an 8.7. After lunch session had some… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Indo report. Day 19 – August 17th

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I skipped the morning session to give the cut a full 48 hours of dryness and hit the water after lunch. Conditions were pristine with head and a half to double overhead sets: 9.2. I forgot about the… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Indo report. Day 18 – August 16th

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The waves were massive and the wind wasn't perfect. Since I have a freshly stitched up cut on my head, it was an easy decision to take a day off.Below is an instagram post by Surfline, showing the… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Indo report. Day 17 – August 15th

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And much bigger it was: head and a half with double overhead sets getting more and more frequent. With the 6.2 Pang, I could only get three waves in 1.5 hours in the morning session, but they were… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Indo report. Day 16 – August 14th

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Transition day. In the morning it looked pretty small, so I took a half day off. In the afternoon it was waist to chest high and clean with light offshore. The photo shows a chest high one that was… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Indo report. Day 15 – Wednesday August 13th

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The size went down to shoulder to head high and the morning session offered very clean conditions that I ranked as 9. That's when the fun factor goes through the roof here. The afternoon session was… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Indo report. Day 14 – Wednesday August 12th

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The Magicseaweed forecast was calling for a trending down 4.5f 15s at 6am, but instead it was bigger than that. In the Indian Ocean the wave models don't have the luxury of the buoys to adjust their… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Indo report. Day 13 – Wednesday August 11th

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In order to beat the crowd, and taking advantage of an early low tide, I walked on the reef in the dark and hit the water before 6am. That didn't help much, because half an hour later the lineup was… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Indo report. Day 12 – Wednesday August 10th

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The morning session offered the nice surprise of the size back to chest to shoulder high. I got a lot of waves and gave it a 7. Here's three shots from it. Loading up a bottom turn. Loading up a top… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Indo report. Day 11 – Wednesday August 9th

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Morning session was down to waist to chest high (like the one in the picture). Still fun until it got crowded with 20 people already at 7am. I caught a few and I gave it a 5.Afternoon session was… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Indo report. Day 10 – Tuesday August 8th

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Morning session was glassy head high to a couple of feet overhead which is my favorite size for this place (which nonetheless works at ANY size from knee high to triple overhead plus). It was a bit… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Indo report. Day 9 – Monday August 7th

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The size went down and all the hungry surfers that didn't feel like challenging the big waves yesterday hit the water. Up the reef (that's where the shot was taken) it was barely head high, down the… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Indo report. Day 8 August 6th

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Totally epic day.At 6am the waves were still too big for my taste and I happily went back to sleep. But the swell must have peaked during the night, since when I checked them again later in the… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Indo report day 7: Saturday August 5th

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Beautiful sunrise conditions. I had the whole place unusually to myself for half an hour before a few other surfers showed up, but only way down the line from me. That means that, for an hour and a… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Indo report. Day 6 – Friday August 4th

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In the morning session the waves were head and a half to double overhead. It was high tide and the amount of water moving was ridicolous. I only caught a couple and then I went back in… too much… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Indo report day 5

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Da 5 – Thursday August 3rd The waves were up again (head high with occasional bigger sets), but the morning session had a mix of two swells in the water and the wind was sideoff instead of the usual… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Indo report days 3 and 4

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The photo shows one of the many goats that free roam in the village (and in the camp) and the local fleet of fishing boats in the beautiful morning light.Day 3 – Tuesday August 1st As predicted, the… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Indo report days 1 and 2

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I decided to keep a log of my indo sessions, so why not post it on the blog for the hard core aficionados… I haven't busted the cameras out yet, so maybe this will give me the motivation to do so…. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

off to Indonesia

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In true GP fashion, based on a good forecast for my favorite wave in the world (and a poor forecast for Maui), I bought last minutes tickets to Indo and I'm out of here this morning…. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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6am west side is flat to knee high and clean everywhere. Lahaina has occasionally bigger sets. Didn't check anything on the north shore, I just wanted to get out of the wind. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Tuesday 7 25 17 morning call

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Double surf session for me yesterday, the second of which at an easterly exposure that had head high short period waves from Fernanda. Not exactly epic, but better than nothing. This photo… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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7am hookipa has semi clean short period waist to belly high waves [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Monday 7 24 17 morning call

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Fun windfoiling afternoon session for me yesterday, the wind was perfect until it got too light. No photo of the day, so here's one from Fred Pompermayer that shows Ryan Hipwood at… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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7am hookipa is horrible. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Sunday 7 23 17 morning call

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Some days I don't have a photo of the day, some days I have a bunch from different sources. After my early morning delightful longboard session in Lahaina, the highway was closed for an hour due to… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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6am hookipa has short period waves, couldn't tell the size in the dark. West side is flat to knee high, clean everywhere. olowalu glassy but no sets when I drove by, launiupoko knee high and… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Saturday 7 22 17 morning call

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Shortboard + windfoiling sessions for me yesterday. No shots of the day again and again I'll grab a shot of Jason Hall. To whom it may concern, here's a few details about my windfoiling… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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7am hookipa has short period waves that from the distance looked like shoulder high. West side is mostly knee high, peaks is windy, olowalu glassy but no sets when I drove by, launiupoko knee… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Friday 7 21 17 morning call

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No clean waves anywhere on the island and I only got in the water for a swim. That's how disruptive strong trades can be. Jason Hall took this photo of a friend at Pavils, so at least we have… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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7.30am hookipa has short period blown out waves. Because of the strong trades, lahaina looks like light onshore on the webcam. No clean surfing anywhere this morning. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Thursday 7 20 17 morning call

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Yesterday for me was a gorgeous day (despite clouds and rain) as I had three sessions literally all over the island. The video below was taken by a friend that saw me leaving the beach for a… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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6am west side is flat to knee high and clean everywhere. Lahaina is knee to occasionally waist high. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Wednesday 7 19 17 morning call

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My longboard session in Lahaina was delightful yesterday, but I don't have a photo of the day. Usually this time of the year I'm in Indo and Facebook keeps proposing me those memories from the past,… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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6.45am west side is flat to knee high and clean everywhere. Lahaina is knee to occasionally waist high. Hookipa had short period waves that looked like chest high in the dark [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Tuesday 7 18 17 morning call

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Longboarding in Lahaina, a windfoil session and a surf session at Hookipa at sunset were my ocean activities yesterday. Might seem like a lot, but they were all kinda short. This is Marlon Lewis who… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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7.15am west side is pretty much flat, with the exception of lahaina town that has knee to occasionally belly high clean waves. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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6am hookipa has short period chest to head high waves. Not much wind at the moment, but overall poor shape. I go lahaina. 2 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Monday 7 17 17 morning call

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Yesterday was a day full of events for me, let me start in chronological order. First, I made a bad call by heavily underestimating that northerly windswell in yesterday's post. I… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Sunday 7 16 17 morning call

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The longest day of work of the whole year (13 hours) is over and that will make me appreciate the other 364 days much more, reminding me how lucky I am to be able to afford my lifestyle with 4-5… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Saturday 7 15 17 morning call

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Longboarding in Lahaina and windfoiling in Kanaha and another stunning day was in the books yesterday. I let me friend Greg try my foil board and he soon got the hang of it. The wind was around 20-23… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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7am. West side is flat. lahaina has tiny waves, just like hookipa. Good day to do something else. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Friday 7 14 17 morning call

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My body demanded a full day of rest for me yesterday and I obeyed. This photo by Jimmie Hepp from this album shows the windsurfers action at Kanaha a couple of days ago and the amazing light… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Thursday 7 13 17 morning call

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First of all, big thanks to blog reader Nick for a generous donation through the Paypal button on the right. The spell of small surf continues and I continue to have fun with longboarding and… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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6.30am west side mostly flat with knee high sets and clean conditions everywhere. Same in lahaina, but I saw some waist high sets on the webcam. Hookipa looked small, but not flat. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Wednesday 7 12 17 morning call

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Longboarding and windfoiling keep making this summer my best ever on Maui, despite a below average south swell season. This picture above shows the setup I used yesterday afternoon, next to… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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7.30am Ukumehame and launiupoko were knee to waist high and clean. Lahaina showed occasionally bigger sets on the webcam earlier, but now seems to be affected by the low tide and went down in size… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Tuesday 7 11 17 morning call

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Been busy sharing some gorgeousness with my paddling students the last couple of mornings. Windfoiling filled up the afternoons. 4am significant buoy readings South shore W 1.7ft @ 13s from… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Monday 7 10 17 morning call

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I'm gonna start this post with a little foiling story that made me very happy lately. A friend of mine used to be an extremely good windsurfer but he hasn't sailed anymore for many years… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Sunday 7 9 17 morning call

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From the harbor to the harbor might be the theme of this summer for me. But before I bug you again with another windfoiling video, here's yesterday's sunset in a photo by Jimmie Hepp. Hot Sails… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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6am new south swell is small and inconsistent. Ukumehame was knee to thigh high and light variable wind, olowalu flat but clean light offshore and one guy paddling out when I drove by. Lahaina is… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Saturday 7 8 17 morning call

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After another fun microwave session in Lahaina, as planned I tested the GoFoil Maliko foil and here's my windfoiling review. Message to all foil manufacturers: I'm happy to test and review any foil…. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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6.45am new south swell not here yet, ankle high is all I saw on the road. Lahaina has calf to occasionally knee high waves. Hookipa was flat to tiny. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Friday 7 7 17 morning call

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Surf session with micro waves (I like them in the ocean much more than in the kitchen) in the morning and windfoiling in strong wind in the afternoon was my day in the water yesterday…. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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7am Ukumehame is flat to calf high with occasional knee high bombs. Light offshore at the moment. Hookipa was flat. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Thursday 7 6 117 morning call

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Yesterday was as epic as a day with very small waves on the south shore and completely flat on the north shore can be. And that's thanks to my two new summer 2017 toys. First, after spending some… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Wednesday 7 5 17 morning call

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Since the onshore flow started earlier than usual yesterday, I was driving back from Lahaina and found myself in Kahului around 8am without much to do, other than… going windfoiling. This thing… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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8am an early onshore flow made conditions pretty bad along the whole west side. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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6am west side is flat to knee high with occasional bigger sets. Ukumehame light onshore, olowalu clean but flat when I drove by, launiupoko looked good, lahaina town has the usual slightly bigger… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Tuesday 7 4 17 morning call

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Action shot of the day reflects the actual conditions. Hatted lady was going to nose ride this thigh high bomb, but she changed her mind and is now lifting her back foot to stomp a stylish… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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6am west side is knee to occasionally waist high. Ukumehame moderate offshore, olowalu light offshore and lahaina calm and clean [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Monday 7 3 17 morning call

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Just like yesterday morning, when I pulled in the parking at Thousand Peaks, I saw Mike Crowe paddling out. This time though, there was a barely perceptible onshore breeze that I estimated around 1-2… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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6am west side is knee to occasionally waist high. Ukumehame had 2 knots onshore and that was enough for me to keep driving. Olowalu slightly cleaner, lahaina much cleaner and with slightly bigger… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Sunday 7 2 17 morning call

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A longboard session and a SUP flat water paddling technique lesson in Makena before work, were the lovely activities with which I filled my day yesterday. Thousand Peaks had the usual… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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6am lahaina looks smaller than yesterday on the webcam so I stopped at Ukumehame that is knee to waist high with light offshore wind that could get stronger anytime. Didn't look at hookipa, but the… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Saturday 7 1 17 morning call

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The waves in Lahaina exceeded all expectations and forecasts again yesterday and most breaks were literally firing all day. I taught a lovely lesson at one of them and then took advantage of… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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7.15am west side looked knee to waist from the road. Lahaina has bigger sets as usual and clean conditions. Ukumehame wasn't windy, Olowalu light offshore, but once again flat when I drove by. Mostly… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Friday 6 30 17 morning call

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First of all, thanks a lot to blod reader Alex for the much appreciated donation through the Paypal button on the right. Lahaina side provided some really good waves again yesterday morning. The… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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6am west side looked knee to waist from the road. Lahaina has bigger sets as usual, but with a bit of north wind picking up as I type. Ukumehame wasn't windy, but looked like it could start blowing… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Thursday 6 28 17 morning call

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Day off yesterday and three sessions in the water: shortboard, longboard and wave sailing. All so equally fun that I couldn't pick a favorite. Thanks to all the toys I carry with me,… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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6am west side is knee to waist but with a nice period of what seemed 14-15 s. Lahaina has bigger sets as usual, but the no offshore magic this morning. Shape was a little wobbly all along the road,… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Wednesday 6 28 17 morning call

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The dawn offshores in Lahaina lasted longer than usual yesterday morning and the quality of the waves was through the roof. I saw several 9's. Unfortunately I couldn't take full advantage of them,… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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8.15am conditions still pristine in lahaina, and when the big set comes it's actually shoulder to head high. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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5.45am west side is flat to knee high, with clean conditions everywhere. Lahaina town has some waist high sets. Didn't look at hookipa, but my guess is at least shoulder high (and poor shape). [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Tuesday 6 27 17 morning call

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After two longboard sessions (second one was a 9, knee to waist high with some absolutely perfect sections at one of my favorite break with only another guy out) and a total of 5 hours surfing,… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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6.30am hookipa was shoulder high and poor shape. West side is waist high and clean everywhere, lahaina town has occasionally bigger sets. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Monday 6 26 17 morning call

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Yesterday morning the conditions in Lahaina were pristine again and I saw (and rode) a few more 9's. I got a shoulder high and clean report from Hookipa too. This instead is Maui's Coconut… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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5.30am west side has waist to chest high waves. Lahaina has still occasional head high sets. Wind is calm everywhere. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Sunday 6 25 17 morning call

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Another fantastic day of surfing on the south shore yesterday. The conditions in Lahaina were pristine in the morning. I didn't see any 10's, but I saw a couple of 9's. These are some… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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5.30am lahaina has chest to head high waves and clean. Too dark along the road for a report, but the wind looked calm. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Saturday 6 24 17 morning call

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Yesterday was another day of waves on the south shore. Conditions weren't as pristine as the day before, but I managed to pull off two sessions before an afternoon work shift. No time in between to… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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5.30am lahaina has head high waves. Couldn't see much along the road, but the wind was calm everywhere. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Friday 6 23 17 morning call

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Yesterday was another gorgeous day of surfing on the south shore. Lahaina town was light offshore in the first 1.5 hours of light and windless in the second. I saw two waves during my session that… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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5.45am size is down compared to yesterday, but that could also be due to a minus tide around 8. I saw waist to shoulder and clean conditions everywhere along the road, lahaina town has up to head… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Thursday 6 22 17 morning call

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Spectacular day of surfing on the south shore yesterday, conditions were excellent pretty much everywhere in the morning. Somehow I managed to take two photos of the only spots that were affected by… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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6.30am hookipa looked knee high, Maalaea had some waves (don't feel like guessing the size, since I didn't stop), clean with moderate offshore, Ukumehame is chest to head high and clean but closing… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Wednesday 6 21 17 morning call

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Pretty spectacular day of surfing yesterday on the south shore. I first surfed a spot in Lahaina, the whole town had a bad morning sickness on it, but at least it was uncrowded (and still fun) when I… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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9am swell is rising. Lahaina has overhead sets light onshore. Ukumehame has good wind but a little washed out. Maalaea chest to occasionally head high but you gotta wait. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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6am Maalaea looked small, head high sets in lahaina, but a bad morning sickness on it. I think it's inconsistent because of the narrow fetch as predicted by Pat Caldwell. More reports later. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Tuesday 6 20 17 morning call

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The south shore keeps providing in this week of great surfing and Jason Hall is making the most of it. Me too, but sometimes nature is just unpredictable. This is how pristine this spot looked… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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6am hookipa looked small. Lahaina is up to head high and clean. Smaller, but good conditions all along the road. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Monday 6 19 17 morning call

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Another great day of surfing on the south shore, this whole week is going to be a good one. I don't have a shot of the day, but I have this one of maui ripper Will Hunt having some tube time… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Sunday 6 18 17 morning call

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Wonderful day of surfing on the south shore that I honored with a delightful double session. This is a photo from yesterday. Meanwhile, the first race of the 2017 Maui Race Series organized by… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Saturday 6 17 17 morning call

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No water action for me yesterday, as I did my third successful liver flush. Got many pea looking and sized stones out of my liver and gallbladder. I find it fascinating to look at those things that… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Friday 6 16 17 morning call

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Rest day for me yesterday, as it will be today (I'm in the middle of a liver flush). This is an image from kite beach by Jimmie Hepp from this gallery. 5am significant buoy readings South… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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6am hookipa is tiny and windy. Lahaina looks tiny on the webcam. No surfing this morning, but I got a good backup plan. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Thursday 6 15 17 morning call

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Between a surf session and a surf guide, I surfed 4 hours yesterday morning. Here's the fun conditions we scored. In the late afternoon I went windfoiling and it was amazing. I was at the harbor… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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6.45am Ukumehame is calf high and light onshore. Lahaina knee high with occasional bigger sets and clean. Hookipa looked small and windy. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Wednesday 6 14 17 morning call

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Ridiculously fun Lahaina side longboard session for me yesterday, before I headed over to the north shore to teach a rare windsurf lesson. It was a bit wild out there, but definitely fun. Jimmie… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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6.45am Ukumehame is knee high but light onshore. Lahaina knee high and clean. Hookipa had some small waves and light trades. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Tuesday 6 13 17 morning call

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A delightful nose riding session was what I did yesterday, before lucking into a really good day for wind foiling. I promised a little write-up about my experience so far and here you find it below,… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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6.45am Ukumehame is knee high with occasional bigger sets and clean [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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5.45am hookipa has sloppy chest to shoulder high waves and light wind. 2 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Monday 6 12 17 morning call

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Yesterday I dedicated the early morning to the test of two Jimmy Lewis boards we just put in the rental fleet at Hi-Tech: the 9.0 and 10.0 Maui Models. They come with a 2+1 fin setup and are… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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6.15am Ukumehame is clean flat to knee high. Didn't check hookipa, a friend said it's glassy but sloppy. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Sunday 6 11 17 morning call

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Two lovely longboard and windfoil sessions were my fat booty yesterday. If you have the right board, clean knee high waves can be more fun than sloppy head high ones. But what's really catching… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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6.45am Ukumehame has knee high clean waves with no wind and no sun at the moment. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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5.45am hookipa has sloppy chest to head high short period waves. At least there's no wind at the moment, but I still won't give more than a 3. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Saturday 6 10 17 morning call

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Couple of quick surf sessions for me (Hookipa was chest high but poor shape) yesterday morning, before another productive windfoiling session. I tried two different boards, and learned a lot. The… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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7.45am Ukumehame has up to thigh high waves, but it's light onshore. Wind direction could change and conditions improve. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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5.45am hookipa has inconsistent chest high short period waves with light trades. 2 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Friday 6 9 17 morning call

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Just a quick longboard session before work for me yesterday, the wind was too strong in the afternoon to do anything that I like. No Maui image of the day, this is massive Uluwatu on June… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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7.45am hookipa flat, Ukumehame knee high with occasional bigger sets, whirling wind but still light. No time to go to lahaina today [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Thursday 6 8 17 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

Just a surf session in Lahaina for me yesterday, but I got my hands on a tuttle-ed windsurf board on which to try foiling. And since I don't have a photo of the day, here's a 9 minutes video of some… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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7.45am from the road Ukumehame looked knee high and light onshore, olowalu clean flat to knee, lahaina town clean thigh to belly with occasional bigger sets. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Wednesday 6 7 17 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

I had an extremely busy day yesterday in which I managed to squeeze in: – a fun longboard session in Lahaina – an excellent SUP lesson – an interesting wind foiling session – a lovely afternoon… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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5.30am lahaina side flat to knee high and clean. Ukumehame had some wind, olowalu flat. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Tuesday 6 6 17 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

Lovely early morning of longboarding on the south shore for me yesterday, followed by a breakthrough wind foiling session. I can claim I'm foiling now and, as my friend Jeff Henderson wrote when… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 2 years ago

7am lahaina town is knee to occasionally waist high and clean. From the road hookipa looked nearly flat, Ukumehame knee high and not much wind, olowalu flat. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Monday 6 5 17 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

A longboard session on the south shore and a windfoiling one on the north shore is my yesterday's booty in a day in which was difficult to find waves pretty much everywhere on the island. Gonna be… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 2 years ago

7.15am lahaina town update. Morning sickness is going away but it's only knee high really. The bigger sets are very occasional [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 2 years ago

6am Ukumehame is knee high and not even clean because of moderate variable wind. On the webcams hookipa looks nearly flat, lahaina looks knee to waist light onshore and sloppy. Tough day to find a… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Sunday 6 4 17 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

Yesterday I did good use of my local knowledge and surfed the wave below by myself. Later on I took this picture that made me think that on a SE swell the whole Pali coast would be a left… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Saturday 6 3 17 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

The only reason I'm not gonna call yesterday "another gorgeous day of surfing on the south shore", is the presence of an annoying lump in the water on which I will elaborate later on this call. Some… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 2 years ago

7.45am lahaina town update: still glassy, but nothing bigger than waist high and quite a bit of lump in the water [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 2 years ago

5.45am lahaina town has waist high waves with occasionally bigger sets and clean. Ukumehame small and windy. Olowalu was flat, calm and no one out when I drove by. Launiupoko clean knee to waist. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Friday 6 2 17 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

Beautiful day of waves on the south shore again yesterday. The old swell was in the 12-13s range, waist high and declining, but once in a while a 17s set belonging to the new pulse would fill in… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 2 years ago

5.45am lahaina town has waist to occasionally chest high waves and clean. Ukumehame had no wind when I drove by, but also no sets. Olowalu had a clean waist high set with 3 guys out. Overall, looks… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Thursday 6 1 17 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

Another beautiful day of surfing on the south shore, unfortunately the strong trades created some wind on that side too and the swell was definitely smaller/weaker than the previous days, but still… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 2 years ago

7.15am lahaina has waist to chest high waves and clean at the moment [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Wednesday 5 31 17 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

Another superb day of surfing yesterday on the south shore with clean waves in the morning up to occasionally head high. I had two sessions that were both 9s. Here's blog reader Justing showing a… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 2 years ago

9.45am most lahaina's spots are an 8.5 with very good wind and in the waist to shoulder high range with occasional bigger sets at 13s period. Relatively uncrowded. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 2 years ago

6.45am hookipa looked tiny and with a bit of wind on, but still relatively clean. Lahaina waist to chest with occasional bigger sets and clean everywhere. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Tuesday 5 30 17 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

Another absolutely fantastic and gorgeous day of surfing on this wonderful island. There were two reasons why I didn't surf too much in the first two bigger days of the swell: 1) most spots were… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 2 years ago

9.30am lahaina side still fun with occasional head high sets [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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6am hookipa seemed smaller than yesterday in the dark and light offshore. Lahaina side belly to shoulder with occasional bigger sets and no wind. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Monday 5 29 17 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

South shore topping the heights yesterday, but surprisingly good waves also on the north shore. Let me start my story of the day in chronological order with a Gopro shot showing the beauty of the… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 2 years ago

7.30 Maalaea update. That was more waist to chest. I got fooled by that one set. Nice and glassy though. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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6.30am hookipa was surprisingly still waist to chest high. Maalaea has inconsistent chest to head high sets. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Sunday 5 27 17 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

Outrageously gorgeous days of big waves on the south facing shores yesterday. I went on a photo safari and visited several spots. The first one was going totally off and this guy was on a tear… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 2 years ago

7am hookipa looked small but clean. Maalaea had inconsistent head high sets. Lahaina side low consistency but bigger size. I think I saw a double overhead set, but that might have been a mirage…. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Saturday 5 27 17 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

Gorgeous day of surfing on the south shore yesterday, with a couple of fun sessions for me. Here's photos from three different spots. 3am significant buoy readings North shore Pauwela 3.1ft @… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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10am olowalu chest high and fun, but still slow and packed [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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6.45am hookipa looked 8s chest high and relatively clean from lanes. Lahaina side waist to chest with occasional bigger sets and clean. No wind at Ukumehame. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Friday 5 26 17 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

Lahaina surf session and early Hookipa windsurf session for me yesterday. You can tell it's low tide. Hold that reef. There were some occasional leftover overhead waves at Hookipa, but mostly it… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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8am lahaina side waist high with bigger sets and clean. The wind at peaks was ok, just small because the low tide. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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7am hookipa has head high 8s waves and light trades. 3 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Thursday 5 25 17 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

Just a SUP session on the Lahaina side for me in a spot that was handling the low tide beautifully. In the afternoon, Jimmie Hepp went to work and put the result of it in this gallery. This is… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 2 years ago

7.15am hookipa looked disorganized, lahaina is clean but the low tide is killing the size at the moment. Knee to waist is all I saw until a shoulder high set hit just now (not the photo) [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

5 24 17 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

Three sessions with three different boards is my yesterday's booty. That's the only booty I can offer you today, but I took some photos to show you the pretty conditions of the Lahaina side… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 2 years ago

6.30am hookipa looked overhead and light wind. Lahaina is waist to chest with occasional bigger sets and light wind. Peaks was windy. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Tuesday 5 23 17 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

After a lovely surf session in Lahaina, yesterday I managed to miss the windsurfing on the north shore because I waited too long for the conditions to be the way I like them. Not sorry a single bit,… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 2 years ago

9.30am honolua has very occasional knee to waist high waves. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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6.30am lahaina side knee to waist high and clean. Peaks was windy. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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5.30am hookipa has shoulder to head high sets, but the shape is ruined by the wind. 2.5 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Monday 5 22 17 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

A surf and a wind foil session was my booty yesterday. Here's another kind of booty I luckily captured in 2008 at Oluwalu, that came up in those Facebook memories of the day things. My best duck dive… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 2 years ago

6.20am hookipa close to flat, Ukumehame knee to occasionally belly high and clean [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Sunday 5 21 17 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

A lesson, a session and a work shift and another gorgeous day in paradise was filled with beauty. Took a while for my brain to register that presence. 4am significant buoy readings South… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 2 years ago

6.30am hookipa close to flat. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Saturday 5 20 17 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

Absolutely gorgeous day (off for me) yesterday that I celebrated with: 1) an early morning session at Hookipa 2) a mid morning nose riding session at Thousand Peaks (knee to waist high) 3) an… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Friday 5 19 17 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

I went surfing before the call this morning and this is a picture of Hookipa I took around 7.30am after my session. The offshores were easing up and it was pretty gorgeous out there. I scored it 3.5… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Beach report before call today. 6am the buoy reads 2f 11s and hookipa has chest to occasionally shoulder high waves. Cleaner than yesterday since the wind is light and the windswell running across is… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 2 years ago

8.15am same as previous report, but now there's some wind on it. 2 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 2 years ago

5.45am hookipa has inconsistent chest to occasionally shoulder high wavess with frequent moments of flatness. No wind at the moment, but a bit of morning sickness and an offshore wind line. 3.5 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Thursday 5 18 17 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

Just a little session on this offshore peak for me yesterday. The nose rider went to the rescue of this lovely lady that was being pushed offshore by the stiff wind. 4am significant buoy… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 2 years ago

7.10am up to shoulder high windswell waves at pavils, with light trades. 2.5 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Wednesday 5 17 17 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

Liver flush number 2 was successful with a number of small stones (size between rice grains and peas) passed. You guys lucky that I won't post the photo of the toilet content that I obviously… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Tuesday 5 16 17 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

I drove around to find clean rideable waves yesterday, but I couldn't. Ended up surfing Pavils with 25 knots of wind. Was kinda of fun, just hard on your eyes when paddling. Jason Hall was out there… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

5 15 17 morning call

Posted 3 years ago

Just that morning lesson for me yesterday, but it was lovely with clean belly high waves. These are the very windy windsurfing conditions at Hookipa in the afternoon in a photo by Jimmie Hepp fom… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

5 14 17 morning call

Posted 3 years ago

Before I forget, we received some foils at Hi-Tech. Steve has three Kai models still not claimed by the waiting list guys. Get on them if you were thinking about it and let them know you saw this… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 3 years ago

7.10am lahaina side pretty small and weak knee high to occasionally waist, clean. Peaks was light onshore and didn't look particularly good. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Saturday 5 13 17 morning call

Posted 3 years ago

I'm accepting/embracing/enjoying the dry days like yesterday like a champ these days. Few months ago, I would have gone crazy. But social media doesn't help and tries to torture me with… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Friday 5 12 17 morning call

Posted 3 years ago

Dry day for me yesterday, I drove everywhere but couldn't find anything that was worth it. I accepted it, embraced it and enjoyed the reading of a good book under a tree on the beach. Life could be a… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 3 years ago

7.30am hookipa is waist to chest with occasional leftover head high sets. Moderate trades. 3 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Thursday 5 11 17 morning call

Posted 3 years ago

Double south session for me yesterday and the Accept-Embrace-Enjoy mantra is working well. The spot we surfed was waist high in the sets, how did Jason Hall managed to get a shot like this, is a… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 3 years ago

8am the bigger sets disappeared on the lahaina side, the full moon low tide killed them. I didn't see anything bigger than waist high in my session. Hopefully later. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 3 years ago

6.40am lahaina side inconsistent knee to waist high with the very occasionally bigger set. hookipa looked small and windy. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Wednesday 5 10 17 morning call

Posted 3 years ago

Morning surf session for me yesterday, this time I managed to have more fun with a better board/spot selection. I'm trying to apply my new mantra accept/embrace/enjoy to Maui's low quality… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 3 years ago

6am hookipa has inconsistent chest to occasionally head high waves with light sideoff wind. Shape is still average. Overall, worse than yesterday. I might have to adjust my scale 3 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Tuesday 5 9 17 morning call

Posted 3 years ago

A couple of sessions on the north shore yesterday ended my dry spell. Both of them were quite unsatisfactory, I'm suffering from a lack-of-wave-quality syndrome caused by the Mentawai trip. I just… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

2017 Mentawai trip part 2 of 2: Lance's

Posted 3 years ago

My plan after those four nights at the Macaroni's resort was to get on a inter-island little ferry that allegedly would depart from Sikakap (a small village at an hour fast boat drive… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

5 8 17 morning call

Posted 3 years ago

I already did a couple of beach reports this morning, you'll find them below this call. Not much to report from yesterday, here's my lovely coworker Tasha showing a full carbon KT foil surfboard that… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 3 years ago

7.30am hookipa starting to look a little better now that the sun is out. 5 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 3 years ago

Beach report before call this morning. 5.45am hookipa has head to head and a half sets. Despite the light offshore wind, the shape is poor because of the windswell running across that makes the waves… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 3 years ago

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Posted 3 years ago

8am Hookipa has waist to chest high windswell waves with some wind. 1.8 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

5 7 17 morning call

Posted 3 years ago

Another dry day for me (must be a record spell), which I used to visit a couple of farmers' markets. I think I got a bit carried away… Most windsurfers are not as picky as I am, and that's the… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Saturday 5 6 17 morning call

Posted 3 years ago

Another dry day for me, I just can't get motivated by what's available. You can call it wave-quality-jet-lag and I haven't got over that one just yet. This photo from this gallery by Jimmie… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

5 5 17 morning call

Posted 3 years ago

Just a lovely Lahaina surf session for me yesterday. It was mostly waist high, but as clean as it gets at dawn. I love surfing small, clean waves, also because I got a really good board for them. In… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 3 years ago

beach report before call today. 6am Hookipa has head high + 8s waves from 15 degrees, all fragmented. Wind is light, but nonetheless I give it a 2.7. Lahaina looks tiny on the webcam [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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6.30am lahaina side is knee to waist with occasional bigger sets. Hookipa looked tiny and windy. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

5 4 17 morning call

Posted 3 years ago

Double Lahaina side session for me yesterday, the swell was still solidly into the waist to shoulder high range. This is Jason Hall in an absolutely sick shot (not from yesterday). 4am significant… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 3 years ago

8.30am lahaina side is waist to shoulder high, but with some north wind now [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

5 3 17 morning call

Posted 3 years ago

I'm officially over the jet lag and I celebrated that with a three sessions morning. Blog reader Ted kindly took this video frame of me about to dive in front of an overheader at Thousand… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 3 years ago

7.30am lahaina side coming in at waist to head high and clean. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

5 2 17 morning call

Posted 3 years ago

Third consecutive dry day for me, I'm gonna end the spell today. Don't have a photo of the day, I'm gonna use this Costa Rican beauty randomly found on Facebook. 4am significant buoy readings South… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

5 1 17 morning call

Posted 3 years ago

Between jet lag, rain and lack of conditions, I managed to stay dry also yesterday. I did drive to Lahaina though (the intention was there), but couldn't get motivated by this little offshore peak. I… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

4 30 17 morning call

Posted 3 years ago

Sorry about the late calls, I'm struggling getting back into my circadian rhythm. Which, together with this picture of the heavy rain water coming down the Pali on the Maui Watch Facebook page,… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 3 years ago

7.30am hookipa has chest to shoulder high windswell waves with light kona. 3 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

4 19 17 morning call

Posted 3 years ago

Just one surf session in Lahaina is all my jet legged body allowed me to do yesterday, but it sure was fun. If you thought you saw a t-rex surfing yesterday at Grandma's, I've got good news for you:… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 3 years ago

9.30am lahaina side coming in at waist to head high and clean. Sketchy low tide. Hookipa looked chest high. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

4 28 17 morning call

Posted 3 years ago

I got back on Maui yesterday afternoon and, despite a nice south swell, didn't manage to go surf, so I don't have a photo of the day. Here's one from Macaroni's, but the whole report is just… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

2017 Mentawai trip part 1: Macaroni's

Posted 3 years ago

Among the many little things I do in order to sustain my surfing life style, there's also a bit of bookings of accommodation in Maui (hit me up if you're planning a trip!). In this particular… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Tuesday 4 4 17 morning call

Posted 3 years ago

Super busy day organizing the departure for my trip, but I did manage to squeeze a surf session in yesterday. Hookipa was the smallest it's been in at least 10 days after those two large back to back… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 3 years ago

6.30am hookipa has blown out chest to head high mix from nw 11s and windswell. 2 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Monday 4 3 17 morning call

Posted 3 years ago

No water time for me yesterday, but I did my first liver flush (passing some small stones), so I'm pretty happy about that. The simple procedure illustrated in The amazing liver and… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Sunday 4 2 17 morning call

Posted 3 years ago

No water for me yesterday, it was the last day of the preparation for the liver flush and I wanted to rest. Jimmie Hepp is having a ball with these radical windsurfing conditions and the amazing… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Saturday 4 1 17 morning call

Posted 3 years ago

Double surf session for me, one in Lahaina and one at Hookipa (with the rising big swell). Unfortunately Lahaina had an uncharacteristic early morning sea breeze. It's actually not that rare and, IMO… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 3 years ago

6am lahaina side coming in at knee to waist high with occasionally bigger sets. Ukumehame is windy. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Friday 3 31 17 morning call

Posted 3 years ago

Double south shore session yesterday for me, second one on a short board at Thousand Peaks, which I rarely do over there. But, as you can see from the photo/video below, it was really fun…. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 3 years ago

6am Ukumehame is waist to occasionally chest high , clean with light variable wind. 7.5 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Thursday 3 30 17 morning call

Posted 3 years ago

In the next days I'll be very busy between work, preparation for trip departure and liver flush, so yesterday I decided not to worry about any of the above and just fully enjoy another drop dead… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 3 years ago

8am if you like nose riding, launiupoko is a 10. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 3 years ago

6am hookipa looks still solid head high in the darkness. Too dark for the photo and the score. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Wednesday 3 29 17 morning call

Posted 3 years ago

Couple of surf sessions yesterday, a spot in the neighborhood was going off in the afternoon (I gave it a 9). Here's a couple of photos by Jimmie Hepp from this gallery. Easterly trades don't bring… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 3 years ago

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Posted 3 years ago

6.30am hookipa has relatively clean head and a half sets like the one in the photo. Windy but sideoff. Not an easy day, but 7.5 if you can handle. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Tuesday 3 28 17 morning call

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Yesterday I had two surf sessions, the second of which was absolutely delightful. By myself (which is always a huge plus), knee to waist high with occasional belly high bombs, very clean. It might… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Monday 3 27 17 morning call

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If you like chasing waves, yesterday was a great day for you. These are some of the spots I visited. The WNW swell was wrapping almost everywhere, I heard even Honolua was shoulder high in… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Sunday 3 26 17 morning call

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Sunrise and sunset surf session logged yesterday, as predicted the new WNW swell showed some inconsistent sets in the late afternoon at Hookipa. They were clearly visible in the middle of the… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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7am hookipa has waves up to head high, wind is light. 4.5 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Saturday 3 25 17 morning call

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Yesterday morning I contributed to the happiness of a fellow surfer by taking him out for his first time at Hookipa. As the photo below shows, there were some solid head high sets (the word solid… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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6.30 hookipa has waves up to head high, wind is still light at the moment, but definitely blowing. Light rain. 3.5 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Friday 3 24 17 morning call

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Surfing and windsurfing was my winning combo yesterday, the latter being the more fun, despite riding a thruster with only two fins (I have a bad box situation… pun… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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7am the wind got lighter after a squall and the waves got more consistent, so now I call it shoulder to head high and a 5. Things can change quickly at Hookipa. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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6.15 hookipa is flat to shoulder, very occasionally head high. Light trades. 3 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Thursday 3 23 17 morning call

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Early morning surf session at Hookipa was quite poor again. This is a photo of Jason Hall riding his latest craigslist score, that I took when I got out of the water. I didn't shoot for long,… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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6.15 hookipa is occasionally head high with light trades. I saw some clean sections and I give it a 4, but it's a bit of a stretch. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Wednesday 3 22 17 morning call

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A horrible early morning surf session at Hookipa was my only water action yesterday. After that I did a longer than usual work shift and when I got to Hookipa at 5.30pm, the windsurfing conditions… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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6.30 hookipa has head high waves, occasionally bigger. Poor shape because of the wind. For me it's a 2, but I might need readjust the scale to the windy conditions. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Tuesday 3 21 17 morning call

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Beautiful day with multiple surfing choices yesterday (pretty much like every day). Later in the afternoon the windsurfers hit the waves at Hookipa and this photo is by Jimmie Hepp from this… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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6.30 hookipa has head and a half sets of poor shape due to interaction with the other swells in the water and the light trades. Occasionally, some sections can be good, but overall I give it a 3. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Monday 3 20 17 morning call

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I need to apologize about the "not so detailed" Hookipa reports of the last 3 days. Because of the wind, I a priori decided to surf somewhere else. But in order to give you guys some information, I… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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7am Ukumehame is knee to occasionally waist high and not quite as clean as yesterday because of a light breeze, but still fun. Bit smaller than yesterday too. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Sunday 3 19 17 morning call

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My morning session on the south shore was delightful. For me, shape counts much more than size and it was waist high extremely clean. In the afternoon, the northerly short period energy came up… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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6.30am Ukumehame is knee to waist high and clean. Car accident on the Pali is creating a line of traffic that was 10 minutes wait. Might get worse until they remove the car. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Saturday 3 18 17 morning call

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I chose to take a day of rest yesterday and I don't have any photo of the day, so here's a new Dakine top we just got at Hi-Tech. I'm going on a trip soon and I'm definitely going to get one…. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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6.30am hookipa is small and onshore. Stay home. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Friday 3 17 17 morning call

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The waves were small at Hookipa yesterday morning, but also very clean. Here's Todd. This guy takes off fin first and then spins the board while hitting the lip. Pretty cool stuff. 4am… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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6.30am hookipa has clean waist to chest high waves with moments of flatness. 5 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Thursday 3 16 17 morning call

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Gorgeous day in Maui yesterday, the light was absolutely stunning. I was busy all day but managed to squeeze a surf session at sunset. The windsurfers hit Hookipa in the afternoon and here's two… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Wednesday 3 15 17 morning call

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Another beautiful day in Maui that saw a sunrise and a sunset sessions for me, both fun. Mid day the windsurfers hit the water (as I predicted based on the MC2km maps) and here's a photo by Jimmie… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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6.30am hookipa has clean head  to occasionally overhead low consistency waves. 8.5 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Tuesday 3 14 17 morning call

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Yesterday was yet another gorgeous day of surfing here in Maui and the photos below (I finally got the new camera), will show just that. 4am significant buoy readings South… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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11am hookipa's conditions are a 9. Head to head and a half, but very crowded [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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6.40am hookipa has very clean, inconsistent, head high waves. 7 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Monday 3 13 17 morning call

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Yesterday was another gorgeous day of surfing on Maui, if you followed the indication of this blog and went to the south side. Jason Hall did so and here's an example of what he found. I spent… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Sunday 3 12 17 morning call

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Beautiful conditions yesterday morning at Hookipa, if you take the wind out of the equation, it doesn't matter if it's only chest to shoulder (with occasional head high ones). Later in the… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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7am hookipa has clean chest to shoulder high waves. 8.5 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Satruday 3 11 17 morning call

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Yesterday morning I surfed together with my friend Jason Hall, but I didn't get even remotely close to do anything like that. Or like that. Later on there was all kind of action at Hookipa…. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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7am hookipa has clean head and a third to head and two thirds waves. 7 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Friday 3 10 17 morning call

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Pretty gorgeous day of surfing (at least for me, three sessions) yesterday in Maui . Here's some photos from the contest at Honolua. The open men division saw some serious shredding and was won by an… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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10.30am the contest is on at honolua Sets are doh and granger Larsen just surfed his heat flawlessly. Bit of onshore texture, 8. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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7am hookipa is a mess of white water. Very small waves in the kahului harbor. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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7am hookipa is a mess of white water. Very small waves in the kahului harbor. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Thursday 3 9 17 morning call

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Just one morning session at Hookipa yesterday (conditions went from a glassy 7.5 to a light trades bumpy 4 in the usual blink of an eye) and no action photo of the day, so here's the lovely Noelle… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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7am hookipa is head to head and a third and clean. Bit slow maybe. 7.5 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Wednesday 3 8 17 morning call

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Double Honolua session for me, first one a lot better than the second. That should be no surprise for whoever followed the "all the Bay minute by minute" beach updates yesterday morning. The new… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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12.30 honolua is now pretty slow. Sets like this are rare. As predicted, the swell started going down. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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10am the texture improved at honolua, but the size and consistency went down. It's head high and a 5 now. At least, low crowd. Once in a while, there's a good set, like the one in the photo [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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7am honolua is head to head and a half with occasional bigger sets, like the one in the photo. Bit of texture that affects the lip line. 15 guys at the moment, but that is obviously destined to… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Tuesday 3 7 17 morning call

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My first two sessions yesterday were both disappointing yesterday, but fortunately I managed to squeeze a third one in before going to work at 2, where finally I got three or four good waves. Both… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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7am hookipa has doh clean but disorganized waves. Couple of sup out at lanes, but not very surfable. 2 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Monday 3 6 7 morning call

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Beautiful morning conditions at Hookipa yesterday. You take the wind out of the equation, and the surf is always good in Maui. Matt Meola gets ready for a foiling session. I wanted to stay and… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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7am hookipa has inconsistent head to head and a half clean lines. Light kona.8.5 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Sunday 3 5 17 morning call

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As stated in the beach report, yesterday morning around 7am Hookipa had some NW lines that were occasionally up to head high. Those lines lasted like an hour and then got smaller and eventually… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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7am hookipa has inconsistent waist to shoulder occasionally head high clean nw lines. 5 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Saturday 3 4 17 morning call

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Yesterday I spent 5 hours in the water in a spot that was a 9. It was so good that my surf guide customer wanted to do 2 back to back sessions (she got some stamina!), plus I had to add some… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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7am hookipa has waist to shoulder high windswell clean waves at pavils and the point. 4 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Friday 3 3 17 morning call

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Small clean day at Hookipa yesterday, ideal for my customer to surf The Point for the first time. After our session I went to Jeff Henderson's house and let him try my foil setup for windsurfing. His… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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7am hookipa has clean waist to shoulder high waves at pavils and the point. Kona might be blowing any time. 4 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Thursday 3 2 17 morning call

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Double session at Hookipa yesterday, the 11am one started out really fun with those 10 seconds glassy head highers, but after an hour, as correctly predicted by the MC2km maps, the wind ruined it…. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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7am hookipa has nne head high waves, mostly at the point and pavils. Little sloppy, but clean. 6 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Wednesday 2 28 17 morning call

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Many thanks to blog reader Geoff for his generous donation through the Paypal donate button. Very appreciated. Yesterday I went to Honolua hoping to find waist to chest high waves for my customer…. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Tuesday 2 28 17 morning call

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Double session at Honolua for me yesterday. These are the photos I took after the first one (that was great). My camera was malfunctioning and that means I might need a new one. I have one to… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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10am I confirm the size at honolua, but the consistency is kinda low. Maybe it will improve with the tide. 20 at the cave, 10 at the point. Overall, it's a 6.5, but when the set comes, it can be an… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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7am honolua has head to head and a half waves at the cave. Smaller at the point, as usual. I'll post another report after my session. Haven't looked long enough to score it. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Monday 2 27 17 morning call

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Just one session for me yesterday, but an excellent one in the early morning clean conditions. This is how Hookipa looked at sunset, the MC2km updated maps called the wind staying up till late… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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7am hookipa has clean head to head and a half waves. Consistency is low because of the still westerly direction. 8.3 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Sunday 2 26 17 morning call

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Double session for me yesterday, second one at Honolua and these are a couple of shots that I took waiting for my surf guide customer to arrive. The detailed report is on the beach report that I took… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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10.30am honolua is a bit slow, but beautiful when the set comes. Head to a little overhead at the cave. 7 guys at the point, 13 at the cave. 7 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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6.30am hookipa has head and half to doh sets from the new swell, but not particularly consistent. Very light wind, but the morning sickness makes the shape average. Might get better later, but also… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Saturday 2 25 17 morning call

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Below is the picture of me carrying my windsurf foil setup two days ago, that was published yesterday on the front page of the Maui News (click on it to read the text). Thanks a lot to reporter… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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6.30am hookipa has head to head and third nw waves. It looks better than yesterday as there's no wind and less chop. 5 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

2 24 17 morning call

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Yesterday the waves at Hookipa had a seriously bad shape. In the morning I called it a 3 from the cliff, but when I surfed it, it felt more like a 1.5. Things improved a bit at sunset, but not… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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7am hookipa has the mix shown by pauwela. The photo shows a nw set, which are actually quite consistent and definitely predominant, but the windswell and morning sickness induces a lot of bumps. Head… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Thursday 2 23 17 morning call

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Conditions were pretty bad all day yesterday and I ended up not getting in the water at all. I had a couple of opportunities (like foiling in harbor or windsurfing Hookipa in the afternoon), but I… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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7.30 hookipa has shoulder to head high short to mid period waves at pavils and the point. Moderate trades. 1 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Wednesday 2 22 17 morning call

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18 year old Zack is in vacation in Maui with his mom and I took him surfing at Honolua Bay. Conditions looked very dubious from the cliff (as reported at 6.30am on this very page), but we decided… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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6.30am Honolua has waist to very occasionally chest high clean waves. 2 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Tuesday 2 21 17 morning call

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Yesterday was a really tough day to find some decent surfing conditions. I drove all the way to Honolua and didn't even think for a second to paddle out. As stated in the beach report, the waves were… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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8.30am Honolua has waves, but it's far from the usual perfection. The set in the photo was a solid doh at the cave, but didn't have a good shape. Swell is stormy and being the bay there will be some… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Monday 2 20 17 morning call

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I recently purchased a GoFoil at Hi-Tech. As soon as we received them, we were immediately sold out ( I was pretty high on the waiting list), but we ordered 40 more that should come in anytime…. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Sunday 2 19 17 morning call

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After 5 days of pumping waves, yesterday the ocean took a little break and the sizes went down considerably. But that was compensated by the lack of wind that offered clean conditions pretty much all… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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6.30am hookipa has still head high sets, but also smaller stuff. Clean, but a bit wobbly. 7 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Saturday 2 18 17 morning call

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Fun day of surfing on the north shore yesterday, here's a photo by Jimmie Hepp from this gallery. Can't remember the name of that guy, but that's an example of a guy you can call moke. Unlike my… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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6.30am hookipa has head high+ sets, no wind, but high tide and morning sickness. Might get better later, but now is only a 4 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Friday 2 17 17 morning call

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Not easy to find a place with clean waves yesterday, since the wind was on it almost everywhere. I ended up doing a fun SUP session in Kihei where the waves were up to chest/shoulder high. I told you… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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7.30am hookipa still has doh sets and not particularly clean because of the light wind. 3 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Thursday 2 16 17 morning call

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I surfed the same spot at dawn and at 1pm yesterday. The first session was fun (I gave it a 7), but the second was exceptional. The perfect mix of tide, size and amount of light offshores… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Wednesday 2 15 17 morning call

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Phenomenal day of gorgeous waves yesterday on Maui's north shore. After my early morning surf session, I drove all the way back to Hookipa, because I knew there was going to be something good to… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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9.30am the waves at hookipa are big and gorgeous. Still surfable. Later lanes might offer epic double mast+ windsurfing conditions. I hope Polakow is on the island. Go watch the show if you can. And… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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7am hookipa already has double overhead sets from both the medium and long period components of the swell. 6am reading at pauwela is 3f 18s and look at the set in the blurry photo. Very impressive… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Tuesday 2 14 17 morning call

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Yesterday morning the kona wind did the same thing it did the day before: moderate at dawn, lighter around 8-10am and then strong after that. I wonder if it's a pattern caused by the sun heating up… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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8am hookipa has occasional head high + sets (photo), but also moments of flatness. Moderate kona and not many people. 7.5 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Monday 2 13 17 morning call

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As the photos below show, yesterday morning was excellent surfing conditions at Hookipa. I'm gonna stick to a strict chronological order and start with Connor Baxter and Bart De Zwart doing an… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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7.15am hookipa has head and a third to double (like the set in the photo), clean waves with light/moderate kona. A solid 9. Would have been higher with just a little less wind. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Sunday 2 12 17 morning call

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I didn't surf yesterday, even though there were ample opportunity for good (or even epic) sessions. Take Lanes at sunset, for example. This is Browsinho, one of the very skilled windsurfers I was… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Saturday 2 11 17 morning call

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Couple of sessions for me yesterday. I particularly enjoyed the sunset one when the Kona got lighter and the quality of the waves went through the sky. Hookipa was a 9 also thanks to the consistent… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Friday 2 10 17 morning call

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I'm doing pretty good with the hunt for good spots this week. It's also a much easier week than last one which had that very unusual massive NNE swell (12f 16s from 15 don't happen every day. Not… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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8.30am honolua bay has inconsistent chest to head high waves. 20 people total, but not worth the drive. That's the best set in 15 minutes. 3.5 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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6.30am hookipa has head to head and a half smooth but jumbled up waves. Too dark for a photo, I'm surfing somewhere else. 4.5 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Thursday 2 8 17 morning call

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Couple of fun sessions yesterday, the second of which was at Honolua Bay. Some waves looked pretty good like this one below. Some others didn't look quite as good. The conditions were accurately… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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10.45am honolua is head to head and a half, light side shore wind, bit bumpy, 25 people total. 5.5 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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10.45am honolua is head to head and a half, light side shore wind, bit bumpy, 25 people total. 5.5 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Wedneday 2 8 17 morning call

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Thanks to the light Kona and despite the mix of periods in the water that made it less than perfect (8.5 was my score), yesterday started with waves like this. And it ended with waves like this… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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6.45am. Hookipa has inconsistent head and a half to occasionally close to doh sets (head high in the photo). Light kona, clean conditions. 8.5 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Tuesday 2 7 17 morning call

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Just one session for me yesterday morning, the Kona was really howling, but of course there were spots that were surfable. Later in the day, some very skilled windsurfers challenged the radical… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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12pm the new swell is building nicely and at hookipa there's already head and a half long period sets. Almost unsurfable because of the strong kona, and with the first clouds coming through the… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Monday 2 6 17 morning call

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Here's how my day started yesterday. And that's how it gloriously continued. Kai Lenny parked next me and was kind enough to donate me a few minutes of his time. Meanwhile, the Kona wind picked… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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7am hookipa has head and a half clean waves with light kona. Any stronger and it'll not be a good thing. 8.5 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Sunday 2 5 17 morning call

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Couple of sessions yesterday, the waves were clean pretty much everywhere in the morning thanks to the lack of wind. Here's some foiling action shots taken by my friend Tomoko. Uff, that… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

2 4 17 morning call

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Couple of sessions for me yesterday, here's how Hookipa looked at sunset yesterday: gorgeous and already kinda big. Pauwela was only reading 2.7f 18s of the new NW swell and that tells how much the… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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10.30am the size at the bay improved on a lower tide, but it's still inconsistent and now there's an onshore breeze. Relatively poor conditions for the place. Don't be fooled by the picture, only one… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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7.15am the bay is waist to very occasionally chest high at the point. S-turns still head high. The waves can do the wider wrap better than the bay tight one. More later. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Friday 2 3 17 morning call

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Just one session for me yesterday, when I got out of work at 2pm I realized that I was tired and that I hadn't been at home during the daylight for at least a week. So I chose to chill and… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Thursday 2 2 17 morning call

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Phantasmagoric day of surfing yesterday in Maui. As predicted, the large NNE swell lit up many spots of the west side, but my day started with a session on the north shore that was a 9. Here's Kain… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Wednesday 2 1 17 morning call

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It wasn't easy to find a worthy spot again, but this time my surf guide task was successful yesterday. My client had a GPS watch and he measured a ride of 124 yards! It was on the… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Tuesday 1 31 17 morning call

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Yesterday the search for a good surfing spot was a hard task. I took my surf guide customer to the spot I surfed the day before, but unfortunately the size was a bit too much for it. We tried, but… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Monday 1 30 17 morning call

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Pretty bad conditions on the north shore yesterday, but I managed to get a session by myself at one of my favorite spots with fun waves (east swell, if you're curious). Unfortunately I only lasted 35… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Sunday 1 28 17 morning call

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Couple of sessions for me yesterday, the conditions were excellent until mid morning when, as predicted by the MC2km maps, some light trades picked up. It was actually still fun even with the light… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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7.15am hookipa has inconsistent head to head and a half sets on a slow rise and very glassy. 8.8 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Saturday 1 28 17 morning call

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Another super busy day for me yesterday, but I managed to squeeze a dawn patrol session at Hookipa in it. What can I say, after 2 days of surfing perfect Honolua, that felt like a different sport…. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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8.15am my prediction was correct and conditions are better now that the sun is out. The point looks like a 6.7 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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6.45am hookipa has head high sets occasionally bigger. Tide seems high and looks like a minimal morning sickness, it might be better later. 5 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Friday 1 27 17 morning call

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Another beautiful day in paraside was archived with a surf session at Honolua and a delightful light wind windsurfing session at sunset that was unfortunately interrupted because I got really cold…. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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9.15am honolua has gorgeous waves again. Smaller and much slower than yesterday, but when the set comes, it's perfect. 40 people total, equally distributed. A low count, high quality session. That's… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Thursday 1 26 17 morning call

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Yesterday I was a busy boy and pulled off a bit of a miracle by doing the following: – lesson from 6.30 to 8.30 – session at Honolua Bay from 9.45 to 10.45 – lesson from 11.30 to 1 -… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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9.15am honolua has gorgeous waves. The cave can offer doh barrels, but it's slow to medium consistency, 20 people and some sets are as small as head high. 20 more people at the point that, as usual,… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

1 25 17 morning call

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Couple of sessions yesterday, the morning one was by far better, because the late afternoon one was absolutely horrible. I gave it 0.3 from the water. Wind, windswells, chop, all over the place…. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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9.15am hookipa still has head high+ peaks with a little wind. It was a 4 when I surfed it, but upon leaving the point looked more like a 6. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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8am hookipa has head high+ peaks with a little wind. Uncrowded. 4 0.7f 20s at waimea, so we should start seeing the new swell in the early afternoon. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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8am hookipa has head high+ peaks with a little wind. Uncrowded. 4 0.7f 20s at waimea, so we should start seeing the new swell in the early afternoon. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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8am hookipa has head high+ peaks with a little wind. Uncrowded. 4 0.7f 20s at waimea, so we should start seeing the new swell in the early afternoon. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Tuesday 1 24 17 morning call

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If you followed my beach reports during the day, you'll know already that yesterday I surfed Honolua bay. The photo and report and still up there, so I don't feel like I need to report more about… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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7am hookipa has up to doh short period peaks with sideoff wind. 2 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Monday 1 23 17 morning call

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Day or rest for me yesterday. I did go check a spot that was kinda big, not perfect shape and crowded with very good surfers and decided to pass. Honolua was probably the place to go (got… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Sunday 1 22 17 morning call

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Allright, I'm not gonna call yesterday "another gorgeous day of surfing", but if you moved around the island there were plenty opportunities and fun to be had. I apologize for having been too… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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3.30pm honolua has completely changed face. The short period north swell is picking up very quickly and there's overhead sets. Bit stormy, low crowd. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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12.30pm honolua has inconsistent waist to occasionally chest/head high waves. 10 + 10 people. Wind is offshore, but pretty blustery. For the bay, it's a 1.5 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Saturday 1 21 17 morning call

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Before I forget, thanks to blog reader Roy for his donation through the "Donate" button on the top of the right column of this blog. Sorry for the late call this morning, I plan also my rarefied… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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7am hookipa has a mix of different period head to occasionally head and a half clean peaks. 8.4 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Friday 1 20 17 morning call

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An early SUP session and another solo longboard session were my way of celebrating another day of glorious Hawaiian winter waves yesterday. The wind and kite surfers went out at Hookipa, here's… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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7am hookipa has doh+ sets. Couple of guys out. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Thursday 1 19 17 morning call

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A lovely longboard solo session marked my return in the water yesterday. I think Tuesday was the first day I had to take off the water in this winter due to injury (and it wasn't even strictly… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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8.45am hookipa has chest to head high sets and moderate trades. 4 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Wednesday 1 18 17 morning call

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Just a SUP downwinder for me yesterday, I preferred to keep my cuts dry. Here's a shot from the SUP lesson the day before. As I wrote, perfect knee to thigh high waves and my student improved a… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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6.45am hookipa has head high sets with a little bit of morning sickness on them. 5 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Tuesday 1 17 17 morning call

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A surf session, a SUP lesson and a windsurfing session is the way I filled another gorgeous day off in paradise yesterday. I guess it's not a day off anymore if I teach a lesson, but it felt… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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9am during my session hookipa went from 7 to 3 and now that I'm leaving, the point looks like an 8. All changes by the minute depending on the amount of wind. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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7.15am hookipa has inconsistent and relatively clean head high sets. Ese trades blowing light at the moment but can increase any time. 7 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Monday 1 16 17 morning call

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Just a short windsurf session for me yesterday, that's my way of giving my paddling muscles a rest… Everything went as predicted, but the size of the waves at sunset that were a lot smaller than I… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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7.30am hookipa has relatively clean head to head and a third sets. The ese trades are starting to blow moderate. Still a 7 at the moment, but it could get worse soon. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Sunday 1 15 17 morning call

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I'm having a bit of a magic week, here's the (long) story of how yesterday went. If you don't care and just want to read the call for the day, skip to the "significant buoy readings" section after… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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8am honolua is very inconsistent and head high when the set hits. Contest is on. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Saturday 1 14 17 morning call

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Couple of sessions before work yesterday and another beautiful day in Maui was archived. As usual, Hookipa had extremely variable conditions. It looked almost perfect at one point and then a… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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9.30am hookipa has head to head and a half sets, relatively clean conditions and a lot of people. 7 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

1 13 17 morning call

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I'll take the risk of becoming monotonous and will declare yesterday another fantastic day of surfing in Maui. My numbers were again 3 sessions in 3 different spots for 5 hours in the water. These… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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7am hookipa has head and a half to double oh clean sets. 8, if you can handle. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

1 12 17 morning call

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Magnificent day of surfing all over the island yesterday. My guess is that at least 90% of the known spots had waves. The combination of a north and a south swell created a real wave feast. My… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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7am hookipa has head to head and a half sets and clean conditions. 8.5I also saw a head high set on the lahaina webcam. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

1 11 17 morning call

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Surfing was pretty spectacular yesterday morning, as the new NNE swell was picking up in size and consistency quite clearly. Despite that, a bit of a windy forecast made me choose to drive to Lahaina… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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7am hookipa has inconsistent head high 14s sets like the one in the photo. Flat in between. Hard to judge, because of how slow it is, but very clean conditions when the set arrives. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

1 10 17 morning call

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Yesterday was a gorgeous day of surfing on Maui's north shore. I had two session for a total of 4.5 hours… it was so fun, I just couldn't get out of the water. Here's a few shots I took in… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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9am The point is looking really clean. At least an 8. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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7am Hookipa has clean sets up to occasionally head high, mostly at the point, like the peak breaking in the photo. Less wonk than yesterday, looks like a 6. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

1 9 17 morning call

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A surfing and a windsurfing session was how I utilized my precious time yesterday morning before going to work in the afternoon. As reported from the beach, Hookipa in the early morning had… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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7am Hookipa has sets up to occasionally head and a half, but very slopy because of the period and the tide. Relatively clean thanks to the lack of wind, but the shape is average. 4.5 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

1 8 17 morning call

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Double session for me yesterday, the second one at the Bay. It was chest to head high with a little bump induced by the northerly wind, but it was still fun. The set in the photo was the best I… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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7am Hookipa looked so bad with the onshore wind that it didn't even deserve a photo. Or a score. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

1 7 17 morning call

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Couple of sessions yesterday for me, but I'm not gonna call it another gorgeous day of surfing on the north shore because of the northerly wind. It was still a bloody gorgeous day nonetheless, I hope… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

1 6 17 morning call

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Yesterday was yet anther great day of surfing on the island. Below are a couple of shot ot Hookipa by Jimmie Hepp out of this fat gallery. I could claim that at least head high means AT LEAST head… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

1 5 17 morning call

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Another very busy day of work for me, but that's ok because, as I just learned this saying yesterday, "you got to make hay while the sun shines"! No free sessions but, believe it or not, I… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

1 4 17 morning call

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A lesson and a session kept me very busy on the south shore yesterday. The waves were exactly as expected: inconsistent, long period, knee to waist high (with occasional bigger sets) and… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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6.30am Hookipa looked really small from the lanes turn around. Like waist to chest high. But I didn't wait for sets. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

1 3 17 morning call

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And just as I proclaimed:"No wasting sessions these days" in the last call, yesterday I only had a morning session and "wasted" the sunset chatting away on the guardrail at Hookipa. The waves were… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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7.30am Hookipa has relatively clean head high + peaks with light wind. 4.5 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

1 2 17 morning call

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I had a very busy day yesterday, but still managed to surf Hookipa at dawn and I can also report that the waves at Thousand Peaks where even smaller than the day before. Actually still occasionally… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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7am Hookipa has head high+ sloppy peaks. Brownish water, not much wind and very low crowd at the moment. 2.5 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

1 1 17 morning call

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A session and a lesson on the south shore for me yesterday. The rain was coming down real hard all morning on the north shore, I'm glad I left early and had nothing to do with it. No internet this… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

12 31 16 morning call

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Plenty waves on offer yesterday, I surfed twice. I don't have any photos though, so here's a shot from the Christmas day at Honolua by Si Crowther from this gallery. The Bay didn't quite look like… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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8am Hookipa has massive stormy waves, as you would expect from such a closely generated swell. You need to look for sheltered spots in these cases. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

12 30 16 morning call

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Only a (horrible) morning surf for me yesterday, but an extremely productive day otherwise. I plan chores, cleanings, laundries and stuff like that around the waves too. One of smallest days of… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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7.30am Hookipa has inconsistent shoulder to head high sets, mixed with windswell, wind and chop. 1.5 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

12 29 16 morning call

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A surf and a sail for me yesterday, both pretty bad because of the poor conditions. This photo by Jimmie Hepp from this gallery summarizes well the wave size that was still in a fun range. The… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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8.30am Hookipa is now really windy and the conditions are really poor. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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7am Hookipa has head High + sets from the 14s nw swell. Smaller in between. Bit windy, rainy and cold. 3. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

12 28 16 morning call

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Sunrise and sunset sessions for me yesterday. This is Kai Lenny windsurfing Hookipa in the afternoon in a photo by Jimmie Hepp from this gallery. The wind got lighter at sunset and the… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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7am Hookipa has head high + sets, but it's really windy. 1.8 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

12 27 16 morning call

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Just a morning session for me yesterday, it was too windy for anything in the afternoon. Well, that's for me of course. Browzinho didn't mind the strong wind and the wild conditions that it… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

12 26 16 morning call

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Two surf and a one windsurf sessions is a good achievement for my last day off before two weeks of working every day (half day though!). All were pretty good with moments of… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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11am Honolua starting to show signs of epicness. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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7.30am the long period sets are getting overhead at hookipa, but the wind is blowing strong. 2.5 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Very busy work day for me yesterday, I believe it's worth telling you about. I first accompanied a couple of intermediate clients that wanted to surf Hookipa before leaving Maui around noon…. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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6.30am hookipa in the dark appears to be waist to occasionally chest high and breaking only at the point. Windy, rainy, cold, can't see the waves well, but it's a pretty low score. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

12 24 16 morning call

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The morning surf looked allright yesterday (the trades had a really easterly start), but I was late and my only water activity was windsurfing in the afternoon. As you can see from the photos below… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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8am hookipa is head high, wind is still relatively light (but I see it out there) and I give it a 4.5 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

12 23 16 morning call

Posted 3 years ago

Full day of work for me yesterday, but I did get in the water to teach a lesson. Thanks a lot to the blog reader that sent me this photo of the Bay yesterday. I really appreciate any… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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7am hookipa is head and a half, windy, rainy, cold. 2.5 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

12 22 16 morning call

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Couple of sessions at dawn and sunset for me yesterday, not bad for a windy day. The windsurfers hit it in the afternoon, here's coworker Russ Faurot in a nice bottom turn. Multiple times PWA… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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7am hookipa is doh+ and windy. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

12 21 16 morning call

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Just a (fun) early morning session for me yesterday. After work I went to Honolua Bay to witness the arrival of the first sets of the new swell and I took the photos below. Well, the plan was… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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7am hookipa has wind blown head high waves. 3 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

12 20 16 morning call

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Only an early morning session for me yesterday and that's a sign that things have changed: the trades are back. I took this photo in the afternoon at Hookipa without even getting out of the car…. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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7am hookipa has clean head to head and a half peaks. 7.5 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

12 19 16 morning call

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Double Hookipa session for me yesterday, both excellent thanks to the lack of wind, of course. As soon as a light tradish breeze strated to show up around 4pm, the conditions deteriorated… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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7.30am hookipa has inconsistent sizes up to head and a half + and clean. 8.3 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

12 18 16 morning call

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Yet another absolutely spectacular day of action on Maui's north shore yesterday. The kona wind and the sun made for perfect waves and killer light. I chose to pass on the morning surf (I was very… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

12 17 16 morning call

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At the risk of sounding repetitive, I'm gonna call also yesterday another spectacular day of surfing on the north shore. At least it was for me, with two more sessions that I'm gonna remember for a… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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7am hookipa report

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doh+ disorganized and much bigger than what pauwela shows. Unsurfable by the common mortals. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

12 16 16 morning call

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Spectacular day of surfing all over the north shore yesterday. I had an extremely busy day, since I managed to fit in: 3 sessions, a nap, a laundry and a very interesting lecture by Irminne Van… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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11.30am thanks to the light kona, Hookipa is now a 9. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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6.39am Hookipa has relatively clean overhead high consistent waves. Too much energy for me, so I give it a 5. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

12 15 16 morning call

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One session for me yesterday, but there were ample opportunities out there. Obviously the west side offered the cleanest conditions, because the NNE swell had to wrap around and by doing so, it… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

12 14 16 morning call

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That yesterday was going to be a one session day was clear from the dawn. Conditions deteriorated remarkably already between 7 and 8am and they kept doing that throughout all day. Last time I checked… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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7am Hookipa has clean head high waves, but it's definitely a bit less energy than the past few days. 6.5 which is going to decrease as soon as the onshores hit. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

12 13 16 morning call

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Usual double sessions for me yesterday. First one was excellent (as the conditions), second one was average (as the conditions). Don't have an action shot, but I have this one that I took yesterday… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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7am Hookipa has clean head to head and a third high waves from mixed sources and directions. Another 8. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

12 12 16 morning call

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What another spectacular day of surfing on Maui's north shore yesterday! This is the blog author in a photo by Jimmie Hepp out of this gallery. That wave is called Mishka and here's why. Saturday… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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10am light kona is now blowing. At this size, it was better glassy, but it still looks fun. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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7am Hookipa has clean up to head high waves, similar to yesterday. Kinda slow, but I give it another 8 because when it comes, it's as clean as it gets. High crowd advisory in effect any time soon. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

12 11 16 morning call

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The usual couple of sessions yesterday, both excellent thanks to the excellent conditions. No action shots, here's a shot from last year of Tatiana by Jimmie Hepp. I'd like to see the shot the water… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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7am Hookipa has clean up to head high waves, similar to yesterday. Rainy and dark. 8 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

12 10 16 morning call

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Long post today, I'm gonna start by embedding this video of one of Mishka songs (tonight's concert at Charley's reminder at the end of the post). Nothing to watch, so just start it and the read the… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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7am Hookipa has clean up to head to head waves. A bit more consistent than yesterday, but not that much. Still 8. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

12 9 16 morning call

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Double session for me yesterday, both really good thanks to the lack of wind. What I enjoyed the most was the paddling back out after a wave: perfectly smooth, no chop, no wind, no spray in the… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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8.30am Hookipa has California-like glassy head to head and a half waves. I confirm the overall 8, because of the low consistency (might improve a bit on a lower tide), but I saw (and fortunately… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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6.30am Hookipa has clean head to head and a half inconsistent sets out of the nw. Rainy. 8. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

12 8 16 morning call

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The morning surf at Hookipa was pretty outstanding yesterday until the wind picked up (fortunately only after I left). The afternoon offered a unexpected and fun windsurf session. Blog author… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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6.30am Hookipa has clean head to occasional head and a third waves. Bit smaller and less consistent than yesterday. All I saw is the n swell, but I didn't wait long. 7.5 (could be one point higher… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

12 7 16 morning call

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Just one session for me yesterday. After the morning sickness healed, the waves turned real clean and the point was firing some beautiful rights (8.5 was the highest score I have given so… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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8am the morning sickness disappeared and now it's a 8.5 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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6.30am Hookipa has head to occasional head and a half fun medium period waves. Shape is average because of the high tide and the morning sickness. 6. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

12 6 16 morning call

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Two sessions at sunrise and sunset for me yesterday, the first one being the best. Sunset was crowded and it was hard to find the right spot to catch the wave, since a light breeze had been blowing… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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8.30am Size at Hookipa is more like head to occasionally head and a half. Conditions oscillates between 7 and 8, depending on the puffs of wind that occasionally get there. Obviously, 7 is with the… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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7am Hookipa has clean head and a half fun medium period waves. Pretty much like yesterday. 8 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

12 5 16 morning call

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Yesterday I surfed Hookipa three times and took these photos around 9am between sessions. Tanner Hendrickson with Curren in mind. The occasional little barrel was on offer, but quite rarely. The… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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10.30am Hookipa has clean head and a half fun medium period waves. Conditions improved and there's moments of nineness. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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6.30am Hookipa has clean head to head and a half high waves. Bit wobbly because of the high tide. 8. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

12 4 16 morning call

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Couple of sessions for me yesterday (NW and wind swells), both fun. This photo by Jimmie Hepp out of this gallery shows the conditions at Hookipa later in the day. 4am significant buoy… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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6.30am Hookipa has inconsistent nw head high to occasional overhead sets mixed with the windswell. Light sideoff. 5 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

12 3 16 morning call

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Yesterday I monitored the slow rise of the NW swell all morning and then I decided to surf the windswell instead and pulled a rabbit out of the hat scoring a very fun session with just a friend and… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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8am Hookipa has well overhead inconsistent nw sets mixed with windswell peaks. Wind is light and sideoff. 5 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

12 2 16 morning call

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Usually I'm out the door at first light, but yesterday the weather on the north shore was so bad that I only made it out of the house by noon. Just in time to catch one of the very few… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

12 1 16 morning call

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Couple of session for me yesterday: the morning one in conditions that I over scored from the cliff (a 1 was too high), the sunset one was in classic November 2016 conditions with 20 knots… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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7am Hookipa still has head high windswell peaks plus the occasional nw set. Bit windy, very poor shape. I don't care what Felipe says, this is barely a 1 out of 10. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

11 30 16 morning call

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Couple of sessions for me yesterday, one of which was with the foil, so I'm gonna talk about it in detail. So skip to the buoy readings if you don't care about foiling and just want to read the… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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7.30am Hookipa has head high windswell peaks plus the occasional nw set. Bit windy, poor shape. 1.5. Sorry Felipe, we're not as good as you! [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

11 29 16 morning call

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Yesterday I surfed Lahaina in the morning (waves were tiny, but clean and I didn't even wear a wetsuit to enjoy the lack of wind and the sunshine on my skin) and sailed Hookipa in the… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

11 28 16 morning call

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Nothing that I saw on the north shore yesterday inspired me to get in the water, so I took a rare day off. But I went as close as taking the windsurf gear out of the car at Hookipa in the late… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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8am Hookipa has head high plus windswell sets. It's very windy, rainy, cold. 0.7 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

11 27 16 morning call

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Just a session for me yesterday. I don't have an action shot of the day, so here's a Tahitian wave from Ben Thouard's page. 5am significant buoy readings South shore Lanai 1.4ft @ 16s from 215°… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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8am Hookipa is head and a half to doh in the sets, windy, windswell effected. Nobody out. 2. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

11 26 16 morning call

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A surf and a windsurf session for me yesterday, it wasn't easy to find the conditions that I would enjoy, but I managed to for both. Sometimes, it's a waiting game. I grabbed this photo from Kai… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

11 25 16 morning call

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Couple of sessions for me yesterday. With the Honolua contest taking a day off, the show was stolen by the 8th or 9th Paia Bay Invitational. A move like this should have been enough for… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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6 30am Hookipa is head to head and a half, windy and kinda breaking everywhere. 2.5 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

11 24 16 morning call

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Just a sunset surf session at Hookipa for me yesterday. Waves were fun because the wind finally released the strong grip it had all day, morning included. The windsurfing conditions are illustrated… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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11 23 16 morning call

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Just a morning surf at Hookipa for me yesterday. There were gusts up to 25 knots, but thanks to the easterly direction, amazingly some of the faces were still smooth. This photo by Jimmie Hepp from… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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6.30am Hookipa is still head to a little overhead high but the wind is on it and I give it a 3.5 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

11 22 16 morning call

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Bad call yesterday morning for me, I left a good looking Hookipa because the last iWindsurf.com Kahului sensor check read 0 mph and I really wanted to surf a spot over on that side. Of course by the… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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6.30am Hookipa is head to a little overhead high and relatively clean with light wind. Overall a 5.5, but some sets at the point are better than that. I'm afraid some wind made it to Kahului. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

11 21 16 morning call

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This is what I wrote to a friend to describe my wonderful day yesterday: "Went to Hana, drove painfully slow, loved each single tree and bridge, surfed twice, listened to some good music… On my own… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

11 20 16 morning call

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Just a morning surf session for me yesterday. This shot is from the contest at Pavils yesterday morning. By Jimmie Hepp from this gallery. 5am significant buoy readings NW 4.9ft @ 8s from 68°… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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7am Hookipa doesn't look as bad as before. Some smooth sections, but shape still poor. Upgrated to a 3. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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6am Hookipa in the dark looks like around head and a half and bad shape because of wind and windswell. Probably a 2. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

11 19 16 morning call

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Couple of surf sessions, a fat photoshoot at Honolua, a sunset windsurf session, and another gorgeous day (off) in Maui did not go wasted. These are the shots I took at Honolua. Tatiana… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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9am the Bay is slightly overhead, beautiful and packed with pro surfer ladies. Inconsistent. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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11 18 16 morning call

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Surfing in the early morning and a couple of windsurf sessions for me yesterday, all fun because the wind wasn't too strong. Four hours in the water is like the minimum legal amount for a day… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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7am Hookipa is chest to head high and sideoff. Definitely smaller than yesterday. Looks like a 4 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

11 17 16 morning call

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Double session for me yesterday, (from now on, my default sessions are surfing ones, unless I specify windsurfing or SUP). Once again the strong easterly winds made for challenging conditions for… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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6.30am Hookipa is head high and sideoff. Looks like a 5 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

11 16 16 morning call

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Despite the strong wind, I was able to find a fun wave to surf yesterday afternoon. The fact that the wind was from the east (hence a little sideoff on the north shore) obviously helped. This photo… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

11 15 16 morning call

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A surf and a very short windsurf sessions for me yesterday, both poor because of the strong wind. As predicted, a bunch of windsurfers went to Jaws. Photo by Jimmie Hepp from… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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11 14 16 morning call

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Yesterday saw the completion of the Aloha Classic windsurfing contest at Hookipa. Before that, the surfing conditions were pretty good until the wind filled in. This guy picked up a head… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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7am Hookipa is head with light wind. 6. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

11 13 16 morning call

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Surf and windsurf (pure slog and surf) sessions for me yesterday, both excellent. The waves at Hookipa were a little too big for my tastes, these photos were taken from this… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

11 12 16 morning call

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Massive day of surfing all over the island, I guess I should start from the Peahi contest and give my big congratulations to Maui surfers Billy Kemper (Photo WSL / tony heff from this gallery) and… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

11 11 16 morning call

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Yesterday there were plenty waves on offer, but I managed to do everything wrong. To start, the spot I thought was going to go off was half the size I remember it to be with the same size and… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

11 10 16 morning call

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Two sessions yesterday, both good thanks to the lack of wind that obviously made a huge difference. It made a huge difference (this time for the worse) also at Honolua. This is Tanner… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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6.30am the harbor has small waves good for sup surfing [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

11 9 16 morning call

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Couple of surf sessions for me yesterday, both quite poor. There just weren't good waves anywhere on the north shore yesterday because of the wind. Kai Lenny might disagree with me, but you can see… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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6.30am the harbor has waves but between high tide and wind conditions are poor. Paia bay is another option. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

11 8 16 morning call

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Double surf session for me yesterday and I'm gonna talk about them. First one was early morning. It was exclusively the "leftovers" (still head to head and a half) of the old swell and it was… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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6.30am Hookipa is head to head and a half high and relatively clean with light offshore. Another 6 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

11 7 16 morning call

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Early morning Hookipa surf session was fun, even though that 6 I gave the conditions was more like a 5 if judged from the water. It got a lot better later on in the morning as these pictures taken… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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6am Hookipa is head and a half and relatively clean with light offshore. 6. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

11 6 16 morning call

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No water for me yesterday, the wind was too strong for anything of my taste. The windsurfers at Hookipa didn't mind it instead and the contest saw another killer day. I enjoyed watching the… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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6am Hookipa is head and a half to doh and relatively clean with no much wind. Still, only a 3.5 from my point of view. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

11 5 16 morning call

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Double surf session for me yesterday, while the contest at Hookipa saw the completion of the single elimination of both pro men and women. Victory went to the veteran Kevin Pritchard in the men… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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6am Hookipa is doh and too much water moving. 1 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

11 4 16 morning call

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As it often is the case when there's an extra large swell, yesterday morning I couldn't find a surf spot that was up to my standards (and I had no time to drive west), so I only had a windsurfing… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

11 3 16 morning call

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Couple of surf sessions for me yesterday. I gave a 3 to the Hookipa conditions in the early morning beach report, but when I jumped in the water, despite the fact that it got even glassy for… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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7am Hookipa is head to overhead and poor shape. 3 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

11 2 16 morning call

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Long day of competition at the Aloha Classic. Yesterday 22 heats were run in many non-pro's category and champs have been crowned in the Youth and Grand Masters. You can find complete results on this… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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7am Hookipa is waist to occasional chest high, a bit windy. 1.5 at the point. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

11 1 16 morning call

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Day 1 of the Aloha Classic was action packed and saw the completion of the trials of the pro's and round 1 of the Masters category. I was in the latter and got beat by countryman Ferdinando… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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7.30am Hookipa is head high plus, windy and blown out. 1.8 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

10 31 16 morning call

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A surf and a windsurf session for me yesterday, both excellent. The surfing was at Honolua. Here's a couple of shots I quickly took before getting in the water. The Point offered the occasional… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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11.30am honolua is waist to chest high with the very occasional head high set. Not many people but not many waves either [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

10 30 16 morning call

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Two surfs at Hookipa for me yesterday, both poor. While chatting with some friends in the afternoon, I took this photo of windsurfer Jaeger Stone riding a wave. I tried to crop the toilets out, but… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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6am October 30. Beach report before call today. Hookipa is head high plus, a bit windy and a bit all over the place. 3. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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7am Hookipa is head high plus, a bit windy and a bit all over the place. 2.6 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

10 29 16 morning call

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Just a quick but sweet windsurf session for me yesterday. When I came out of the water, Kauli was getting ready to go and asked me the usual:"how was it?" "There's some clean sections" was my… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

10 28 16 morning call

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An early morning surf session in Lahaina was my water time yesterday. The Bay was tiny (made for an epic nap on the cliff though) and the north shore didn't inspire me a bit. It didn't inspire… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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6.30am south shore looked pretty flat, but lahaina town has occasional waist to chest high sets. Didn't look at Hookipa [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

10 27 16 morning call

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Double surf session in Lahaina for me yesterday, the morning was absolutely pristine again. I might have to start contemplating a move over there sooner or later. As usual, the windsurfers hit… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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6am Hookipa is head high plus and average shape (a 4) while lahaina looks waist to shoulder high perfection on the webcam. I wish I didn't check the buoys again. Read the call below to understand. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

10 26 16 morning call

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Double surf session in Lahaina for me yesterday. The first hour of the first one was a 9 and thanks to my Little Rascal I produced my best surfing ever and that is a damn good feeling. Meanwhile the… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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8.30am lahaina is waist to shoulder with the occasional head high set. Clean. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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6.30am lahaina is waist high and clean hopefully with bigger sets. Didn't see any on the way but I saw some on the webcam [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

10 25 16 morning call

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Yesterday I had two surf sessions. In the first one I caught 6 waves in 30 minutes at Hookipa and didn't manage to do a single turn. For the second one I went to Lahaina and did multiple turns on… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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6.30am Hookipa has head high short to medium period peaks, a bit of wind, lots of texture. Classic Hookipa conditions for a classic 2.5 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

10 24 16 morning call

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Just one surf session for me yesterday, but a hell lot of house chores accomplished. You guys must be thrilled to learn that. Here's a photo from this gallery by Jimmie Hepp that shows that… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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6.30am Hookipa is head to head and a half, sloppy and choppy. Looks like a 2. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

10 23 16 morning call

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Yesterday I had two surf sessions. Both fun, with one amazing wave well into the excellent range. Good news from the shark attack victim: after a long surgery, he should be all good with all the… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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7.30am Hookipa is closed. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

10 22 16 morning call

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Two surf sessions for me yesterday, first one OK, second one very fun. In the afternoon the windsurfers sailed Hookipa and there was still a healthy size as this photo from this gallery by… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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6.30am Hookipa is head to head and a half in the sets, all broken up by wind and windswell. 2.7 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, oth