Maui Surf Report

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Posted 31 hours 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]

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Posted 32 hours 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 days 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 days 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 3 days 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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Posted 3 days ago

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 4 days 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 4 days 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 4 days 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 5 days 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 5 days 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 6 days 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 7 days 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 8 days 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 9 days 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 9 days 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 10 days 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 11 days 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 11 days 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 12 days 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 12 days 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 12 days 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 13 days 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 13 days 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 14 days 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 14 days 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 14 days 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 14 days 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 14 days ago

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Posted 15 days 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 15 days 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 16 days 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 17 days 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 17 days 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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Posted 18 days ago

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 18 days 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 19 days ago

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5 3 17 morning call

Posted 19 days 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 20 days 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 20 days 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 weeks 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 weeks 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 weeks 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 weeks 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 weeks 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 weeks 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 4 weeks 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 7 weeks 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 7 weeks ago

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Posted 7 weeks 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 7 weeks 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 7 weeks 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 7 weeks 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 7 weeks 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 7 weeks 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 8 weeks 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 8 weeks 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 8 weeks 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 8 weeks 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 8 weeks 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 8 weeks ago

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Posted 8 weeks 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

Posted 8 weeks ago

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

Posted 8 weeks ago

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

Posted 8 weeks ago

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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Posted 8 weeks ago

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Posted 8 weeks ago

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

Posted 8 weeks ago

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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Posted 8 weeks ago

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Posted 8 weeks ago

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

Posted 8 weeks ago

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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Posted 9 weeks ago

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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Posted 9 weeks ago

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

Posted 9 weeks ago

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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Posted 9 weeks ago

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

Posted 9 weeks ago

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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Posted 9 weeks ago

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

Posted 9 weeks ago

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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Posted 9 weeks ago

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Posted 9 weeks ago

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

Posted 9 weeks ago

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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Posted 9 weeks ago

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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Posted 9 weeks ago

6.30am hookipa looked head high, blown out and a 1 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Sunday 3 19 17 morning call

Posted 9 weeks ago

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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Posted 9 weeks ago

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Posted 9 weeks ago

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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Posted 9 weeks ago

6am hookipa looked small and onshore again [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Saturday 3 18 17 morning call

Posted 9 weeks ago

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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Posted 9 weeks ago

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

Posted 9 weeks ago

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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Posted 10 weeks ago

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Posted 10 weeks ago

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

Posted 10 weeks ago

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

Posted 10 weeks ago

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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Posted 10 weeks ago

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Posted 10 weeks ago

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

Posted 10 weeks ago

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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Posted 10 weeks ago

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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Posted 10 weeks ago

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Posted 10 weeks ago

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

Posted 10 weeks ago

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

Posted 10 weeks ago

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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Posted 10 weeks ago

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Posted 10 weeks ago

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

Posted 10 weeks ago

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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Posted 10 weeks ago

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Posted 10 weeks ago

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

Posted 10 weeks ago

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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Posted 11 weeks ago

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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Posted 11 weeks ago

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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Posted 11 weeks ago

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

Posted 11 weeks ago

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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Posted 11 weeks ago

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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

Posted 11 weeks ago

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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Posted 11 weeks ago

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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Posted 11 weeks ago

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Posted 11 weeks ago

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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Posted 11 weeks ago

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

Posted 11 weeks ago

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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Posted 11 weeks ago

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

Posted 11 weeks ago

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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Posted 11 weeks ago

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Posted 11 weeks ago

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

Posted 11 weeks ago

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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Posted 11 weeks ago

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

Posted 11 weeks ago

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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Posted 11 weeks ago

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Posted 11 weeks ago

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

Posted 11 weeks ago

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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Posted 12 weeks ago

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Posted 12 weeks ago

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Posted 12 weeks ago

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Posted 12 weeks ago

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

Posted 12 weeks ago

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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Posted 12 weeks ago

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

Posted 12 weeks ago

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

Posted 12 weeks ago

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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Posted 12 weeks ago

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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Posted 12 weeks ago

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

Posted 12 weeks ago

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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Posted 12 weeks ago

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Posted 12 weeks ago

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

Posted 12 weeks ago

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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Posted 12 weeks ago

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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Posted 12 weeks ago

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Posted 12 weeks ago

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

Posted 12 weeks ago

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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Posted 12 weeks ago

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

Posted 12 weeks ago

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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Posted 13 weeks ago

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Posted 13 weeks ago

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

Posted 13 weeks ago

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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Posted 13 weeks ago

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

Posted 13 weeks ago

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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Posted 13 weeks ago

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

Posted 13 weeks ago

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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Posted 3 months ago

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

Posted 3 months ago

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

Posted 3 months ago

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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Posted 3 months ago

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Posted 3 months ago

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

Posted 3 months ago

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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Posted 3 months ago

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Posted 3 months ago

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

Posted 3 months ago

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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Posted 3 months ago

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

Posted 3 months ago

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

Posted 3 months ago

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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Posted 3 months ago

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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Posted 3 months ago

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

Posted 3 months ago

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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Posted 3 months ago

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

Posted 3 months ago

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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Posted 3 months ago

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

Posted 3 months ago

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

Posted 3 months ago

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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Posted 3 months ago

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Friday 2 10 17 morning call

Posted 3 months ago

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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Posted 3 months ago

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Posted 3 months ago

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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Posted 3 months ago

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

Posted 3 months ago

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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Posted 3 months ago

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Posted 3 months ago

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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Posted 3 months ago

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

Posted 3 months ago

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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Posted 3 months ago

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Posted 3 months ago

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

Posted 3 months ago

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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Posted 3 months ago

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

Posted 3 months ago

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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Posted 3 months ago

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

Posted 3 months ago

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

Posted 4 months ago

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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Posted 4 months ago

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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Posted 4 months ago

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

Posted 4 months ago

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

Posted 4 months ago

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

Posted 4 months ago

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

Posted 4 months ago

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

Posted 4 months ago

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

Posted 4 months ago

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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Posted 4 months ago

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

Posted 4 months ago

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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Posted 4 months ago

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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Posted 4 months ago

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

Posted 4 months ago

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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Posted 4 months ago

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

Posted 4 months ago

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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Posted 4 months ago

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

Posted 4 months ago

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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Posted 4 months ago

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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Posted 4 months ago

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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Posted 4 months ago

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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Posted 4 months ago

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

Posted 4 months ago

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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Posted 4 months ago

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Posted 4 months ago

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

Posted 4 months ago

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]

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Posted 4 months ago

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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Posted 4 months ago

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]

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Posted 4 months ago

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]

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Posted 4 months ago

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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Posted 4 months ago

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]

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Posted 4 months ago

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]

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Posted 4 months ago

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]

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Posted 4 months ago

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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Posted 4 months ago

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]

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Posted 4 months ago

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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Posted 4 months ago

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

Posted 4 months ago

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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Posted 4 months ago

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

Posted 4 months ago

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]

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Posted 4 months ago

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]

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Posted 4 months ago

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]

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Posted 4 months ago

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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Posted 4 months ago

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]

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Posted 4 months ago

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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Posted 4 months ago

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]

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Posted 4 months ago

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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Posted 4 months ago

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]

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Posted 4 months ago

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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Posted 4 months ago

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]

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Posted 4 months ago

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]

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Posted 4 months ago

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]

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Posted 5 months ago

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]

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Posted 5 months ago

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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Posted 5 months ago

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]

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Posted 5 months ago

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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Posted 5 months ago

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]

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Posted 5 months ago

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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Posted 5 months ago

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]

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Posted 5 months ago

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]

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Posted 5 months ago

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]

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Posted 5 months ago

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]

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Posted 5 months ago

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]

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Posted 5 months ago

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]

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Posted 5 months ago

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]

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Posted 5 months ago

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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Posted 5 months ago

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]

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Posted 5 months ago

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]

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Posted 5 months 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]

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Posted 5 months ago

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]

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Posted 5 months ago

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]

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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]

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Posted 5 months ago

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]

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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]

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Posted 5 months ago

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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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]

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Posted 5 months ago

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]

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Posted 5 months ago

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]

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Posted 5 months ago

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]

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Posted 5 months ago

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]

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Posted 5 months ago

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]

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Posted 5 months ago

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]

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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]

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Posted 5 months ago

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]

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Posted 5 months ago

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]

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Posted 5 months ago

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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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]

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Posted 5 months ago

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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Posted 6 months ago

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]

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Posted 6 months ago

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]

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Posted 6 months ago

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]

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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]

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Posted 6 months ago

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]

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Posted 6 months ago

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]

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Posted 6 months ago

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]

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Posted 6 months ago

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]

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Posted 6 months ago

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]

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Posted 6 months ago

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]

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Posted 6 months ago

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]

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Posted 6 months ago

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]

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Posted 6 months ago

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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Posted 6 months ago

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]

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Posted 6 months ago

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]

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Posted 6 months ago

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

Posted 6 months ago

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]

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Posted 6 months ago

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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Posted 6 months ago

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]

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Posted 6 months ago

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]

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Posted 6 months ago

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]

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Posted 6 months ago

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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Posted 6 months ago

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]

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Posted 6 months ago

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]

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Posted 6 months ago

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]

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Posted 6 months ago

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]

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Posted 6 months ago

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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Posted 6 months ago

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]

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Posted 6 months ago

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]

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Posted 6 months ago

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]

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Posted 6 months ago

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]

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Posted 7 months ago

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]

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Posted 7 months ago

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]

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Posted 7 months ago

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]

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Posted 7 months ago

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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Posted 7 months ago

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]

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Posted 7 months ago

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]

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Posted 7 months ago

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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Posted 7 months ago

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]

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Posted 7 months ago

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]

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Posted 7 months ago

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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Posted 7 months ago

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]

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Posted 7 months ago

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]

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Posted 7 months ago

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]

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Posted 7 months ago

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]

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Posted 7 months ago

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]

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Posted 7 months ago

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, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Posted 7 months ago

Yesterday's sessions report: a surf and a sail at Hookipa before work, after which I shot photos for literally 10 minutes and this is the best one I got: a nice hit to the lip of a head higher by… [[ 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 the wind got stronger at Hookipa, conditions are now a 2.7 Windsurfing should be really good later. [[ 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 a mix of short and long period waves. Hard to judge, looks like shoulder to head high and i give it a 3.5 since the wind on it is not strong yet, so if you happen to be in the… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

10 20 16 morning call

Posted 7 months ago

Yesterday morning I first wasted half an hour trying to surf windy windswell at The Point (btw, the score I give is for The Point/Middles. Pavillions might be better, specially if we're talking… [[ 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

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7am Hookipa has shoulder high blown out peaks. I give it a 1.8 [[ 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

Yesterday's session report: quick surf in the morning, quick sail in the afternoon. No action photos to post, I'm gonna use a clip of a student of mine that I've been filming, to make a bit of… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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7am Hookipa has shoulder high blown out peaks. I give it a 1.2 [[ 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

Yesterday was a gorgeous sunny day, the light was fantastic. At least until 2pm when I went to work, not sure afterwards. I surfed early morning and sailed later. These photos were taken around 9am,… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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8.30am conditions at Hookipa improved a bit. Now it ooks like a 4.5. But the wind looks like it wants to start blowing harder anytime [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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8.30am conditions at Hookipa improved a bit. Now it ooks like a 4.5. But the wind looks like it wants to start blowing harder anytime [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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6am Hookipa is waist to shoulder, occasionally head high with some wind on it. Looks like a 3 [[ 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

Yesterday's sessions report: 2 surfs at Middles, both fun but with bumpy waves. But the main attraction was the Waterman's League SUP sprints that offered an exciting show. Here's how the course… [[ 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

Yesterday's session report: surfing and windsurfing were both fun. Specially the last one as I lucked out into a couple of hours of unusual mid afternoon slack of the wind, before it picked up… [[ 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 and with the sun out it looks a bit cleaner. Right now it's a 5.5, but it might not last long as the wind fills in. The call will be up around 9am. [[ 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 beach report before call today. At 4am Pauwela reads: 4ft @ 8s from 53° (ENE)3.3ft @ 12s from 345° (NNW)1.6ft @ 5s from 63° (ENE)1.1ft @ 18s from 322° (NW)Hookipa is… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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6.30pm Hookipa is head to overhead high with a fair bit of wind on. Another 2. [[ 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

Sessions report: a wave a Middles early morning (just to confirm that the 2 that I scored it was correct, and it was) and then a lovely windsurfing session mid morning. Here's how the waves… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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6.30pm Hookipa is head to head and a half, very light wind but average shape. I give it a 3. [[ 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

Two short surf sessions and a lovely windsurfing one was my action in the water yesterday. But I was off all day so I went to Honolua to took some photos. Here's my favorite. It reminds me of a… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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12.30pm honolua is head high with head and a half occasional sets, beautiful, crowded and a bit slow but getting more consistent. [[ 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 I'm surfing somewhere else. [[ 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

Yesterday it was foil day and it was a lot of fun in the sun. Here's a video of foil designer Alex Aguera showing us how to foil. And here's Hi-Tech owner Kim Ball getting the job… [[ 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 to overhead sets, plenty wind and blown out. I give it a 2. [[ 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

Just a morning surf session for me yesterday, in the afternoon, despite the possibility of an epic sunset session, my body demanded a rest. I have a big day today, so I listened. I'm gonna try… [[ 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 with occasional overhead sets, but with a bit of onshore wind that ruins the shape. Big difference from yesterday and I give it a 4. [[ 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

Two surf sessions before work yesterday for me, the first one being the best north shore surf I had this year yet. The difference, as usual, was made by the wind: there was none. That didn't last… [[ 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 Hookipa is head high with occasional overhead sets, but now there's a bit of wind on it. Early session was better, but it's still fun. [[ 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 with occasional overhead sets. clean with no wind. I give it a 7 because of the size inconsistency. [[ 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

Another gorgeous sunny day of big waves on Maui's north shore. I had two surf sessions and took some photos in between. Here they are in chronological order. Kai Lenny's morning discipline 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

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7.30am Hookipa is head and a half to doh and kinda clean with very little wind. [[ 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

Yesterday was a gorgeous day of big waves on the north shore of Maui. I had a fun surf session in the morning and then watched the spectacle unfold at Hookipa. These are the shots I took… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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7am Hookipa is overhead to head and a half and building with no wind, but a bit bumpy and inconsistent. Park is closed for a locked lock, but you can get in through the exit. Beautiful swell is my… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

10 8 16 morning call

Posted 7 months ago

Just a quick surf session in Lahaina for me yesterday. I don't have a water action shot, but I have this Lahaina street action one. Before we move into this very exciting call, a couple of shots… [[ 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

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7am Hookipa is flat to waist high with a light wind on. No need to score that. [[ 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

Surfing at Hookipa early morning, surfing in Lahaina mid morning and windsurfing at Hookipa in the afternoon were my three sessions yesterday. Despite the small size of the waves (or thanks to that),… [[ 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

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Posted 8 months ago

7am Hookipa has waist high powerless windswell peaks with a light wind on. Looks like a 1.5 [[ 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

3 sessions days are always good days, specially if you add more pleasant activities to them, like a massage and a nap. Best session was the early morning surf. I had a surf guide customer and we had… [[ 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 mixed short and medium period chest to shoulder high waves with a bit of wind on. Looks like a 4. [[ 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

Just a short windsurfing session for me yesterday, the wind was gusty and it was hard. But there were some clean sections, thanks to the slightly offshore wind. This looked like Junko, who I haven't… [[ 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 short period chest high clean waves with not much wind on. Looks like a 3.5 out of 10, low score due to the lack of power. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

10 4 16 morning call

Posted 8 months ago

Double surf session at Hookipa for me yesterday, both were fun. Got a negative comment about my new ranking of the conditions in the beach reports, please post some positive ones if you like them… [[ 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 short period shoulder high waves with a bit of wind on. Looks like a 2.5 out of 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

Yesterday was one of those days in which the 10 man rule at Hookipa was totally inappropriate. By noon it was windy as hell (even though patchy and gusty), but there were more than 10 surfers in… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

10 2 16 morning call

Posted 8 months ago

I did a beach report first today, you'll find it below this post. Yesterday I only windsurfed, but it was a hell lot of fun. Around 5pm, some overhead sets showed up and below is ding repair master… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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10 2 16 beach report before call today. 6.30am Hookipa has short period head high waves with a lot of wind 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 short period waist to chest high waves with a bit of wind on. [[ 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

Windsurfing beat surfing yesterday for me. The light was gorgeous and I took my Gopro out. Talking about which, tomorrow Sunday October 2nd is the launch of the new Hero 5. We'll have it for sale 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 has short period waist to occasional chest high waves with a bit of wind on. [[ 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

Another surfing/windsurfing north shore day for me, yet not as good as the day before. But that's because I'm spoiled. The windsurfers didn't seem to mind the short period waves instead. Photo 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 has short period waist to occasional chest high waves with a bit of wind on. Poor conditions overall. [[ 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

Early morning surf session. Champions league Napoli game at home. First windsurf session. Lunch and nap at home Second windsurf session at sunset. That's my day off yesterday. And the best… [[ 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

Surfing in the morning, work, windsurfing in the evening and another classic gorgeous Maui day is in the books for me. Overhead waves graced the windsurfers. The photo below is from this… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

9 27 16 morning call

Posted 8 months ago

This morning I did a beach report first, you'll find it below this post. This is a photo I took around 7am after my quick sesh. Waves were head high with occasional bigger sets, kinda clean and very… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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9 27. 6.30am buoy says 6f 9s and Hookipa has semi clean head high waves with a light wind on them. I'll do the call later today. [[ 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 Hookipa has shoulder high windswell peaks with a light wind on them that is about to get stronger. [[ 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

Fun Lahaina late morning session (still chest high at the spot I surfed!) and cheeky windsurf session at sunset was my way of not wasting another drop dead gorgeous day in Maui yesterday. Once… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

9 25 16 morning call

Posted 8 months ago

Morning session at Hookipa was – as I wrote in the beach update – not the most thrilling. Here's Fabrizio (who's from my same home town) showing a stylish bottom turn before going back home to watch… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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6.20am Hookipa has shoulder high peaks with a light wind on them. Kinda clean, but not the most thrilling ride of your life. [[ 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

Just one (gorgeous) early morning session in Lahaina for me yesterday, as I hit the bottom of the energy level. Hookipa looked kinda fun for windsurfing at lunch time, but even though I did have an… [[ 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

6.20am I didn't see anything bigger than waist high all the way to lahaina, which instead seems to still have some sets 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 8 months ago

Back to the "normal" two sessions yesterday, I definitely felt the tiredness of the six of the day before. The waves were pumping on the Lahaina side, Mala looked like the best spot, but packed. 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

9.40am lahaina totally going off and clean. [[ 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

70am lahaina side waist to head high and clean. Occasionally overhead. [[ 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

Six sessions. That's how I'm gonna describe my surfing day on the Lahaina side yesterday. Five would have been a record already. Olowalu was firing, here's some shots. You don't often see sections… [[ 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 has inconsistent beautiful waist to chest high long period lines. High tide might even be killing it a bit. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

9 21 16 morning call

Posted 8 months ago

Double Lahaina session plus a cheeky longboard session at sunset at Hookipa for me yesterday. Much better quality on the south shore with some sets pushing in the shoulder high range. This is… [[ 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

8am lahaina side has mixed periods clean waves. I saw waist to belly on the road, but there might be some bigger sets. Check the webcam. [[ 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 shoulder high peaks out of the mix of leftover nw lines and windswell. If you catch it in between squalls with no wind after the rain, it's actually pretty clean. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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Just a quick update on the buoy readings at 5am. W. Hawaii 1.6ft @ 17s from 134° (SE) SE Hawaii 1.6ft @ 17s from 152° (SSE) I believe that is angular spreading swell. The Lanai buoy is not… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

9 20 16 morning call

Posted 8 months ago

No action shots from yesterday (I surfed twice, north and south), here's Ian Walsh who brought us a bunch of his Lost boards to sell on consignment. From 5.7 to 7.0, all less than 19 wide and around… [[ 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

6.45am Hookipa has head high sets. The wind is not too strong yet so it looks a bit cleaner than usual [[ 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

Afternoon surf session much better than the morning one for me yesterday. That didn't take much, since the surfing conditions in the morning were definitely poor. This is the best shot I was able to… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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8am. Don't be fooled by the beauty, the surfing conditions are poor [[ 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 sets. Shape is average because of wind and windswell [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

9 18 16 morning call

Posted 8 months ago

I surfed Hookipa in the morning yesterday and it was classic conditions. That means: windy, choppy, crowded. The windsurfers instead had a blast in the afternoon. Photo by Jimmie Hepp. At… [[ 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 overhead sets. Shape is average because of wind and windswell [[ 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

Just a quick Olowalu session for me yesterday, then I had to work all day. Which is the case today too, but I think I'll stick to the windy north shore. The windsurfer's photo is by Jimmie… [[ 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

8.45am lahaina side confirmed at waist to chest high. The last reading at the nw buoy was from 325. Now it's more like it and we should see something at sunset at Hookipa [[ 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 like chest high blown out windswell. Peaks is onshore. Olowalu is waist to chest high. No time to go all the way to lahaina. [[ 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

Another pretty magic day of surfing on the Lahaina side for me. 2.2f 15s at the buoy and solid head high sets in the (still dirty) water. Meanwhile, the windsurfers enjoyed a good day at Hookipa…. [[ 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 lahaina side has sets up to shoulder, occasionally head high. Onshore texture. [[ 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

6.45am Hookipa looked around shoulder high from far and poor shape with some wind on it. Peaks didn't look good either for some morning sickness. Lahaina side is nice and glassy. I saw… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

9 15 16 morning call

Posted 8 months ago

Major score yesterday for me. After a quick session at Hookipa (overhead and glassy, but not that clean), I drove to the Lahaina side. As I wrote in the updates, it took me 45 minutes to drive… [[ 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

9.30am took me 45 minutes to cross the Pali, but it might be worth it. Most spots have muddy water because of yesterday's rain and they are quite empty. Waves are around the waist to belly high mark… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

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6.45am Hookipa is head to head and a half high and glassy [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

9 14 16 morning call

Posted 8 months ago

Early morning surf session for me, but I actually can't really claim I surfed, as the conditions were pretty horrible. I paddled out and tried to surf, let's put it like that. I took this photo right… [[ 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 sets with occasional overhead ones. It cleaned up a bit, but overall it's still pretty ugly. [[ 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 sets. Unfortunately it's onshore and the conditions are quite unclean. [[ 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

Knee high longboard session for me at Thousand Peaks yesterday was delightful because of how glassy the waves were. By 8.30ish a slight breeze caused a bit of texture and it wasn't quite the… [[ 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

7.45am the windswell at Hookipa looked too small to be rideable. Peaks is knee high, but clean. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

9 12 16 morning call

Posted 8 months ago

A couple of surf sessions at Hookipa for me yesterday. I needed a break from the drive, but the Lahaina cam looked pretty good at sunset. I'll talk more about it below. The trades were on the light… [[ 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

7.45am Hookipa has clean waist to chest high windswell waves [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

9 11 16 morning call

Posted 8 months ago

One surf session in Lahaina for me yesterday (still up to chest high waves in the morning, went much smaller in the afternoon). This is the sunset upcountry. Photo by Jimmie Hepp. Buoy readings… [[ 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 thigh to belly high. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

9 10 16 morning call

Posted 8 months ago

Double Lahaina session for me yesterday, with waves that were still shoulder high. I don't have an action shot of the day, so I'm gonna grab this one from Ben Thouard which recently won the water… [[ 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

6.45am lahaina side waist to shoulder high, occasionally head. Hookipa looked tiny. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

9 9 16 morning call

Posted 8 months ago

Just one surf session for me yesterday in a strong offshore afternoon at Thousand Peaks. Was fun until the wind got too strong. Looked like it was getting lighter at sunset. Still some shoulder… [[ 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 waist to chest high windswell waves and a bit of wind on it [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

9 8 16 morning call

Posted 8 months ago

Double session for me also yesterday, second one in pristine conditions as the photos below show. Yes, it was crowded. But if you got lucky you could get waves like this. This guy was kinda… [[ 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 peaks is shoulder high and wobbly because of the high tide and a light variable wind. Hookipa looked close to flat. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

9 7 16 morning call

Posted 8 months ago

Double south shore session for me yesterday, the photo below is from the first one. There were some very high quality waves to be had, but it was still very inconsistent and very crowded at most… [[ 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 peaks has light wind from maalaea and up to shoulder high a little crumbling waves [[ 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 was close to flat, depending on the spot lahaina side has up to occasional head high waves. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

9 6 16 morning call

Posted 8 months ago

Double Lahaina surf session for me yesterday (nice waves, but painfully slow). I don't have an action shot, here's four boards of the extremely wide rental fleet of Hi-Tech. You can imagine… [[ 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

6.40am Hookipa has chest high windswell waves with a bit of wind on. 7.40am lahaina side knee to waist high and clean. Peaks was moderate offshore [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

9 5 16 morning call

Posted 9 months ago

Double Hookipa surf session for me yesterday, the morning one much better than the wind blown afternoon one (windsurfing didn't happen because of too many surfers in the water). Below is a photo that… [[ 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

6.15am Hookipa has clean chest to head high windswell peaks with no wind. Lots of people already. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

9 4 16 morning call

Posted 9 months ago

I was all over the place yesterday and I'm gonna take you in a short photographic journey around the island. This is how the Waiehu side looked in the early morning. Huge respect to those kids that… [[ 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

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Posted 9 months ago

6.30am Hookipa is head high and quite unclean/rough. Park is closed, but you can park on the highway and walk in. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

9 3 16 morning call

Posted 9 months ago

Double Hookipa surf session for me yesterday, both were kind of average but fun. The photo shows a double rainbow at sunset and the fact that the waves weren't particularly impressive. They're… [[ 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

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Posted 9 months ago

6am Hookipa has waist to chest high windswell with no much wind [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

9 2 16 morning call

Posted 9 months ago

Yesterday I surfed an easterly exposure in the early afternoon and sailed Hookipa in the late afternoon. The windsurfing was more fun, since the waves had somehow lined up. Head high and 10+ seconds… [[ 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

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Posted 9 months ago

6.30am Hookipa has shoulder to head high blown out windswell waves [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

9 1 16 morning call

Posted 9 months ago

Double surf and windsurf session for me yesterday, here's some photos of the windsurfing action. North shore is pretty rough these days. The tropical storm Madeline passed south of Big Island… [[ 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

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Posted 9 months ago

12.30pm sailors out at Hookipa with head high waves [[ 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

8am and this is how Hookipa looks like. I surfed the point. Low crowd, but a bit all over the place and windy. [[ 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

6am Hookipa has chest to head high windswell. Windy, rainy and blown out. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

8 31 16 morning call

Posted 9 months ago

One thing I need to start doing again is taking a photo to document the conditions of the day before. I forgot to do that yesterday, Hookipa had head high sets at sunset. Let's start with the 4.30am… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

8 31 16 morning call

Posted 9 months ago

One thing I need to start doing again is taking a photo to document the conditions of the day before. I forgot to do that yesterday, Hookipa had head high sets at sunset. Let's start with the 4.30am… [[ 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

12pm waves came up a bit and Hookipa has chest to head high windswell with a bit of wind on 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 waist to chest high windswell with a bit of wind on it. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

8 30 16 morning call

Posted 9 months ago

I wanted to resume the morning calls on September 1st, but it has been almost 3 months I didn't make a call, I figured I could use a warm up one. Se here we go, this call is the first of the season,… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

2016 second Indo trip report n.3

Posted 9 months ago

I'm back in Maui and before I start the morning calls again in September, here's the report of last part of my Indo trip, which was spent entirely at my favorite spot. 16 days of excellent waves…. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

2016 second Indo trip report n.2

Posted 10 months ago

"Chasing waves in a dedicated way was both profoundly egocentric and selfless, dynamic and ascetic, radical in its rejection of the values of duty and conventional achievement". Chasing waves is… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

2016 second Indo trip report n.1

Posted 10 months ago

I've been in Bali for more than 3 weeks now and, believe it or not, I don't have anything particularly epic to blog about. As a matter of fact, I wouldn't be blogging at all, if it wasn't for the… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

2016 Vancouver and Napoli trips

Posted 11 months ago

20 days without blogging and not missing it a bit… you guys better hope I won't get too used to this. I've been busy travelling and doing things and just now I'm finding the time for this… [[ 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

6am Hookipa has up to head high windswell with a little bit of wind on them. [[ 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

A surf session, a massage and a windsurf session was how I filled my morning yesterday before my last work shift for 2.5 months. I'm about to leave for my long summer trip in fact, that will… [[ 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

9.30am Hookipa was more fun than it looked. Because of the northerly direction, even the bay has some waves. [[ 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

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Posted 12 months ago

7am Hookipa has waves up to head high, not too clean because of a bit of wind. White caps on the outside. [[ 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

Hookipa was small but clean yesterday morning, this is an example of one of the best waves that were on offer. 5am significant buoy readings: NW 5.6ft @ 7s from 33° (NE) 3.7ft @ 10s… [[ 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 calf to knee high clean waves. [[ 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

Surf lesson and longboard session at thousand peaks in the morning for me yesterday. I find the challenge of nose riding a perfect complement to the shortboard skills. It's all about finess and style… [[ 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

9.30am peaks has now side wind from maalaea [[ 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 peaks is inconsistent knee to waist high, rainy and clean. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

6 4 16 morning call

Posted 12 months ago

I surfed Hookipa in the morning and that was it for me yesterday. Kinda fun, but pretty gutless short period waves. Much better than flat, though. Didn't take photos, so the one below is from that… [[ 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 has belly high waves and a little wind. I'll surf here, so no lahaina report. Check the webcam instead. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

6 3 16 morning call

Posted 12 months ago

A quick sponsor message to remind you guys that Manaloa rent-a-car is still having a special and the sedans start at $110/week + taxes. Just one but fun session for me yesterday in… [[ 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

12.30pm lahaina knee to waist with occasional bigger sets. Light onshore, but still fun. [[ 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

9am lahaina knee to waist high and glassy. Peaks was light onshore and not that good. Hookipa had waist high windswell, but seriously short period. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

6 2 16 morning call

Posted 12 months ago

The sun was out yesterday on the Lahaina side and that allowed the usual mid morning onshores to pick up and deteriorate the conditions for my session number 2. My early morning session wasn't that… [[ 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

9am lahaina side all confirmed with the odd bigger set. Just really slow and crowded everywhere. Peaks light onshore, not that good [[ 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

7am lahaina side is inconsistent knee to waist high. Seems like less energy than yesterday, but I did see plenty long period lines. Maybe the extreme 6.40am low tide is not helping them grow. Bit of… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

6 1 16 morning call

Posted 12 months ago

Fantastic day of surfing on the Lahaina side. Including a surf lesson, I spent another 6 hours in the water. Waking up early paid off. Here's the reward. Looks like Tahiti. And here's the reward… [[ 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

9am lahaina side is inconsistent knee to belly occasionally chest high. [[ 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

5.30am lahaina side looked the usual knee to belly high. I'll be more precise in the update after my session. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

5 31 16 morning call

Posted 12 months ago

I lost the count of the hours I spent in the water yesterday, but I remember the sessions: four. The first one was at Hookipa that was pretty clean. Fast waves though, it was hard to make… [[ 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

10am peaks is thigh to belly high, clean and crowded [[ 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 waist to chest 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 12 months ago

A peaceful thousand peaks SUP early session was my water action yesterday as I had to work in the morning and cook a massive minestrone for a bbq in the afternoon. I don't have action shots, so I… [[ 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 previous report was a bit generous, peaks is more like knee to occasional belly high and glassy. Getting crowded. [[ 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 peaks is thigh to occasional chest high and glassy. Got to work at 9, not driving to lahaina, but it looks good on the webcam [[ 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

Another double Lahaina side session day for me. The photo below is from the early morning one. The mid morning one was at Thousand Peaks on the SUP and once again that was the most fun. What I… [[ 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

9.30am lahaina side has inconsistent sets up to shoulder high. Clean conditions with just an onshore texture. Choke people everywhere. [[ 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

First Lahaina session yesterday was fun. This guy got some board pop out of his pumping action. Still shoulder high sets. Second session at Thousand Peaks on the SUP was even more fun…. [[ 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

9.30am lahaina side has inconsistent sets up to shoulder high. Clean conditions everywhere. [[ 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 was flat, lahaina side knee to chest high. Overall it seemed less energy than yesterday. I'll be more precise in the update after my session. Clean conditions everywhere. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

5 27 16 morning call

Posted 12 months ago

Double Lahaina session for me yesterday, the morning one beating the afternoon post work one by far. It's hard to surf the same break with onshore conditions when in the morning you had it pristine…. [[ 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

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Posted 12 months ago

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Posted 12 months ago

8.30am lahaina has inconsistent long period sets of various sizes. I've seen a head high one. Clean conditions. [[ 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

5.30am lahaina side looked pretty small in the darkness. That makes sense since the old swell is on the decline and the new one will take all day to fill in. I did see a couple of lines though, so… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

5 26 16 morning call

Posted 12 months ago

I was in the water at dawn in Lahaina yesterday and between 6 and 6.30 there was a moment with perfect wind (very light offshore), tide, size and direction. The combination of that made for some 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

7.30am lahaina side knee high. Long wait for the sets, but it can be up to belly high [[ 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

5.30am lahaina side knee to occasional thigh high, clean everywhere [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

5 25 16 morning call

Posted 12 months ago

Double Lahaina session for me yesterday, no action shots, here's how the west side sunset looked like. Photo by Jimmie Hepp. 3am significant buoy readings: Pauwela 4.5ft @ 8s from 57°… [[ 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 had waist high windswell kinda clean. Lahaina side coming in at knee high with occasional bigger sets, clean everywhere. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

5 24 16 morning call

Posted 12 months ago

I had the whole day yesterday and yet the only session I found was able to find was the SUP lesson I taught on the south shore. This is my student catching his first successful wave of his life… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

5 23 16 morning call

Posted 12 months ago

I surfed Hookipa in the morning with a longboard and it was kinda fun. After work, I did a solo SUP downwinder and after that I went again to Hookipa to check the surf. There were some head high half… [[ 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 waist to occasional chest high windswell. Not too windy yet, but it's coming. Lahaina side knee to occasional waist. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

5 22 16 morning call

Posted 12 months ago

I surfed Lahaina in the morning, but it was pretty small. Looked at Pavils and The point at sunset but couldn't get motivated. Here's a shot from the session the day before (Friday). That was a fun… [[ 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 had pretty much nothing, lahaina side knee to occasional waist high. Peaks windy, lovely light offshore at Oluwalu. Possible update around 8 after my session. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

5 21 16 morning call

Posted 12 months ago

Double session on the Lahaina side for me yesterday. I forgot the gopro at the shop so I can't show you the images from the water (I will tomorrow), but fortunately I took this one from the beach… [[ 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

12pm peaks is inconsistent waist high, light offshore and empty, but grandma's is howling. Could change anytime. One of those things to catch on the fly. [[ 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

7am. South shore coming in at waist to inconsistent shoulder high. Onshore texture all the way from peaks to lahaina. Low tide killing part of the size. Didn't even look at Hookipa, but I'm sure… [[ 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

Early morning Maalaea looked like this (photo by Jason Hall). Unfortunately, by the time I hit it at around 7am, it was much smaller, but I managed to catch a couple and most importantly to get… [[ 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 size correction: maalaea is knee to waist high. [[ 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 had tiny windswell waves, maalaea has waist high runners, occasionally a little bigger [[ 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

Went Lahaina side yesterday and had a fun but slow session in the morning. The swell was reading 1-1.5f 15s from 175 and, unusually, Maalaea had the most size. The direction was the reason for… [[ 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 lahaina side inconsistent waist high clean conditions everywhere [[ 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

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Posted 12 months ago

6.30am Hookipa is unsurfable for my standards, not for those 10 guys at pavils. Going lahaina, expect report later. [[ 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

Didn't get in the water at all yesterday and apparently I missed a short opportunity of an hour in the morning in which The Point was good. The source of this information is reliable, otherwise I… [[ 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

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Posted 12 months ago

6.45am Hookipa is windy and flat to occasionally waist high. 5 people at pavils. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

5 17 16 morning call

Posted 12 months ago

Yesterday I surfed a windy Hookipa in the morning just to try the new front foot pad (excellent and in the perfect spot) and later I did a bit of windsurfing. Both were moderately fun, with waves up… [[ 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 windy and waist to occasionally chest high [[ 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

Fun longboard session yesterday morning at Hookipa, the waves were waist high and clean. Below is Sol on a bigger than average one. My call for the size is always for the average size of the waves… [[ 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 waist high with a little bit of wind on 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

I surfed Hookipa early and late yesterday and the difference in size was substantial. If that's the trend, and it is, today it might be very close to flat. "Small days ahead" I said commentating… [[ 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

9.30am. The waves are still nice and head high, but the wind is just out there. You can see the line approaching. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

5 14 16 morning call

Posted 12 months ago

Double session for me yesterday. First one was at Hookipa with short period waves up to shoulder high. Fun, until it got crowded and a bit windy. No big deal, I liked the shape of the little waves I… [[ 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 saturday. the buoy reads 2.3f 13s from nw and Hookipa is head high (occasionall plus) in the sets. Clean conditions, but less waves and peaks than the north swell that was in the water all week…. [[ 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 a mix of short and long period waves in the waist to shoulder high range. Very little wind and clean conditions. Pavils pretty packed [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

5 13 16 morning call

Posted 12 months ago

Double Hookipa session also yesterday, this is how it looked in the morning. Significant buoy readings 5am NW 3ft @ 8s from 44° (NE) 3ft @ 9s from 28° (NNE) 2.5ft @ 14s from… [[ 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 chest to head high with a tiny bit of wind on 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

I surfed Hookipa morning and sunset and both sessions were far from perfect, but fun. Second one had smaller size, you'll find some action shots in the update I did mid morning. This one is a Tahiti… [[ 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

10.30am Hookipa is head high, not too windy and kind of fun. Sorry I couldn't post it earlier, I left the phone in the car overnight and the batter was dead. [[ 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

I didn't surf yesterday and didn't take any photos, so here's another one from the day before at the bay. Significant buoy readings 7am N 3.7ft @ 10s from 353° (N) 3.4ft @ 8s from 46°… [[ 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 high plus, windy, poor conditions, but nobody out. [[ 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

Double session yesterday, this is from the first one in Lahaina. This is a little clip I took. I got some decent speed on that wave (love my KT board), but missed bashing the last section that was… [[ 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

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Posted 12 months ago

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Posted 12 months ago

8.30am Could have been the wave of the day but a solid shoulder high wave just came in at the cave.5 guys. Gonna drink my coffee and watch for a while. [[ 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 peaks has the most size but onshore wind. Launiupoko is waist high and clean. North wind from lahaina 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

The call for the next few days will be a little more difficult than usual for me, because while in Bali I didn't check/save the north and south Pacific weather maps, but the buoys should tell us… [[ 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

DAY 9 The forecast was calling for a mix of three different swells (check previous post), one of which was 4f 20s from 193. I surfed Pererenan in the early morning almost full high tide. 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

Just a quick message from one of the blog's oldest sponsors before we get going: Manaloha Rent a Car is having a special for May and June: 10% discount on any car of the fleet with sedans starting at… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

2016 first Indo trip report n.1

Posted 13 months ago

This post contains 31 photos, one video clip and a lot of words. Grab a cold one, sit back, relax and enjoy. But first of all I'd like to announce the new blog sponsor Minit Medical Urgent… [[ 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 south shore coming in at knee to waist high and clean conditions everywhere. [[ 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 is small, windy and cold [[ 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

Big congratulations to Maui resident and blog reader Yuri Soledade for winning the XXL biggest wave award.And congratulations to Jimmie Hepp for the winning photo, which is this one below…. [[ 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, peaks is windy, lahaina waist to occasional belly high [[ 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 is up to head and a half, windy and rainy. I'm out of here, more updates later. [[ 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

Yesterday was a busy day for me that started with a lesson on the south shore. Here's my intermediate student going for a kamikaze takeoff in the middle of a close out. She was at that stage… [[ 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

10.30am. Honolua is inconsistent chest high at the cave and waist high at the point. 14 guys at the cave [[ 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. Lahaina has waist high waves with occasional chest high sets. [[ 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

Surfed the same break in the morning and in the late afternoon and the tide made a huge difference. Average at low tide, firing at a higher one. I've been told I never mention the tides. True. But… [[ 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 and a half to doh and not clean because of the wind/windswell [[ 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

As I wrote in the more and more frequent updates (keep checking the blog during the day and you might score a session one of these days), yesterday I didn't like the morning conditions on… [[ 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

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Posted 13 months ago

Bay update: really long waits and when it comes everybody paddle. Shoulder to head high, the overhead ones are rare. [[ 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, didn't like the conditions on the north shore (wind is on it) and went to the bay. Cave is mostly head high with occasional overhead sets. Long wait and 15 people with more waxing up. [[ 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 overhead lines ruined by the wind and by the windswell sub peaks. Poor conditions for my taste. Occasional DOH sets. [[ 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

The action shots from yesterday were already posted in the 8.30am update, so scroll down if you want to see the wave size in the morning. At sunset it looked a bit bigger, but definitely not due to… [[ 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

Forgot to charge my phone, but I got time to post an update from home after my session and before going to work. Waves were in the head high range with occasional bigger sets. It was uncrowded… [[ 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

Yesterday's trip to Honolua was a success. I surfed chest high waves with 3 visiting surfers from Canada, Israel and Australia. I gave them as many information as I could, I was as welcoming as a… [[ 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

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Posted 13 months ago

10.30am honolua has knee to waist high waves at the point. The chest high ones at the cave are getting much more inconsistent. Definitely longboard stuff. [[ 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

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Posted 13 months ago

7am honolua is smaller than yesterday, but there's occasional chest high waves at the cave. One guy out, two very soon. Windy and cloudy. Probably not worth the drive, depends how hungry you 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

6am Hookipa is as ugly as it gets, more updates from south and west later [[ 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

First a message to the KOKO FOTO water photographer. Brother, I couldn't find your website. Please shoot me an email (address on the right) if you found mine, I'd like to check what you got…. [[ 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

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Posted 13 months ago

2pm. 9s energy from NNE is filling in at the bay. The cave is chest to head high and uncrowded on the high tide. Occasionally even overhead. [[ 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

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Posted 13 months ago

10.30am Hookipa was getting worse and worse with the wind and I drove to the bay which is waist high, good for longboarding. At least is clean! [[ 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

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Posted 13 months ago

6.40am Hookipa has overhead sets, but not particularly clean. [[ 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

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Posted 13 months ago

Surfed this little left twice yesterday and it was fun, but don't be fooled by the gopro shot, it looks better/bigger than it was. 5am buoy readings NW 8.7ft @ 8s from 28° (NNE) 4.2ft @… [[ 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 Hookipa is doh. Smaller than yesterday but nobody out… yet. Kinda clean thanks to the lack of wind. [[ 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

The swell picked up a little earlier and a little bigger than I thought yesterday and the action at Hookipa was intense. Photo by Jimmie Hepp. As soon as I realized that, I adapted my plans and… [[ 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

11.30am and there's already mast high sets. Windy. [[ 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 Hookipa has already head high sets, but conditions are poor due to wind and windswell interaction. Beautiful sunny day though.try to post an update. Cracking windsurfing later on, ill [[ 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

Poor conditions on the north shore yesterday, due to the fact that the waves were mostly windswell. I only went for a quick very early windsurfing session before the strong wind kicked in and a… [[ 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

Another surfing + windsurfing day for me yesterday. As you saw from the updates, Honolua wasn't really worth the drive, but at one point I was surfing the Cave by myself and that was the first time… [[ 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 the bay is going flat. I caught the last small ones at the cave by myself. Back to the windy north shore, possible late morning update later. [[ 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 Honolua is small and not really worth the drive. That's the only Cave wave I've seen in 10 minutes. Possible update 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 13 months ago

6.30am Honolua is small and not really worth the drive. That's the only Cave wave I've seen in 10 minutes. Possible update 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 13 months ago

Surf at dawn, windsurf at sunset, this is my recipe to escape the strongest wind. At least for the days in which my schedule keeps me on the north shore. Today I have an afternoon work shift, so… [[ 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 high + all wobbly [[ 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

Didn't get in the water yesterday, my body demanded a rest. Waves were still up and the windsurfers enjoyed the afternoon action. Photo by Jimmie Hepp. 5am buoy readings NW 8.1ft @ 15s from 317°… [[ 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

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Posted 13 months ago

8.30am Hookipa has doh sets and some wind. There's people surfing, but it doesn't look particularly good nor easy. [[ 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

Sorry for the late call this morning, after 3 sessions and 5 hours in the water yesterday, my body was slow at getting out of bed this morning. As you saw from yesterday's updates, I started my day… [[ 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

2.30pm last report from the bay. The long period sets are slowly starting to show up, but it's still a long wait. More people than waves. [[ 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

11.30am the bay is starting to have very occasional head high waves, way more people than waves and I have the feeling that as soon as it gets consistent many more will join. [[ 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 honolua is still flat [[ 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

Early surf and late windsurf is my Hookipa sessions report. This is how it looked at dawn and for some reason blogger doesn't let me change the size of the pictures this morning, so you guys will… [[ 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 head high plus crumbling sets. The wind is on it, conditions are average, but there's waves. [[ 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 head high plus crumbling sets with a bit of wind on [[ 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

Scored the Bay yesterday, here's how it looked in this wonderful picture by Jason Hall. That's how it looked in this less wonderful picture I took just before getting in the water. It wasn't always… [[ 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

Still windy blown out conditions on the north shore yesterday. The photo by Jimmie Hepp shows a windsurfer at Hookipa enjoying a rare moment of good wind between squalls. I had a SUP lesson… [[ 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

What a crappy day yesterday was! Unless you went on the other side of the mountains where occasionally it looked like the photo below by Jason Hall. I stayed on north shore instead and went… [[ 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

Yesterday morning Hookipa offered epic swimming conditions, and that's what I went for. Lahaina side was knee to waist glassy all morning, but I had stuff to do and couldn't go. No action shots… [[ 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 flat and calm and still beautiful. [[ 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

Average surf and fun early windsurf is my sessions report from yesterday. Wave size went down some more (wait until you see Hookipa this morning!), this photo by Jimmie Hepp shows a chest high… [[ 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 still has very chest high wavess at the point and pavils with a lot of texture. [[ 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 still has very occasional chest high wavess at the point and pavils with a lot of texture. [[ 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

Poor day for me yesterday as I only had one short session at Hookipa. Caught like 10 waves, didn't do a single turn as the next section was always closing out right away. I had a new (used) board… [[ 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

8am Hookipa still has occasional head high sets at the point and pavils, but it's blown out and crappy. We're back to normal. [[ 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

Poor surfing conditions on the north shore yesterday due to the return of the trade winds. The windsurfers probably enjoyed more, here's a shot by Jimmie Hepp. Buoy readings at 4am are not… [[ 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 Hookipa is head high and a bit windy. Average conditions. [[ 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

Yesterday I didn't like my early morning north shore session (waves were a bit wonky), so I drove towards Lahaina because I could see beautiful glassy chest high waves on the webcam. The traffic made… [[ 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

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Posted 14 months ago

6.30am Hookipa is doh and a little wonky. [[ 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

Three surf sessions for me yesterday, but I only found quantity, not much quality. Light offshores, I missed you. As predicted, the conditions at Hookipa weren't quite sailable by the common… [[ 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

I managed again to find chest high light offshore perfection at times early yesterday morning and I was stoked. Second session was fun, but not as good, too tired to pull off a third… [[ 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

Everything went as predicted yesterday and after a flat morning, in the afternoon the sets of the new swell started to fill in. The capable windsurfers had a blast at Hookipa/Lanes with the Kona… [[ 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

Yesterday was the fifth day in a row with perfect early morning conditions at Hookipa. Then it got ruined by the kona wind (which later blew strong enough for sailing) around 8. I took some gopro… [[ 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

9am Hookipa is still nice, but the kona is picking up pretty strong [[ 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 more chest to head high perfection at Hookipa [[ 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

Yesterday provided yet another gorgeous morning of surfing at Hookipa. This is a shot I took just after my session, but I really wish I had my gopro with me in the water to shoot all the little… [[ 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

8am Hookipa was gorgeous. All kind of sizes from chest to head high plus. Try to get it before the onshore that mc2km forecasts for 11am [[ 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

6am Hookipa observation confirms what I wrote in the call. I will try to post an update around 8-9. [[ 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

Dawn patrol has been outstanding lately. Last morning there was no offshores, but check the quality of the rides anyway. I only had time to take a quick photo before moving on to other perfection… [[ 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

8.am Hookipa is chest high with very occasional bigger sets. A bit of texture coming in from the outside, but still very clean. [[ 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

Fun head high plus northerly waves yesterday morning, but crowded. Here's a shot from my early morning session. I'm starting to go for close out barrels, despite the fact that they scare the hell… [[ 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

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Posted 14 months ago

Third morning of amazing surf conditions in a row. Things are conjuring for a light offshore breeze that lasts 1-1.5 hours after sunrise and that is making the small waves we've had on tap… [[ 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 Hookipa (the point and pavils) is waist high with occasional chest high 15s sets. Light offshore. [[ 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 Hookipa (the point and pavils) is waist high with occasional chest high 15s sets. Light offshore. [[ 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

Yesterday morning's conditions (I'm talking early morning) were a delight for my tastes. As I called them from the lookout, the waves were waist to occasional chest high and blessed by a light… [[ 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 Hookipa (the point and pavils) is waist high, occasionally chest 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 14 months ago

Surfed Hookipa at sunrise and sunset yesterday and the first session was far better because of the following reasons: – bigger (head high peaks with some overhead ones) – cleaner – less crowded. But… [[ 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 Hookipa has clean head high leftover peaks. Not that many though. [[ 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

I had a fun surf session in the morning, but I missed out (due to work) on an epic windsurfing session at Hookipa. Here are the photos of Jimmie Hepp that show the pristine conditions due to… [[ 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 still big, up to doh. [[ 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

Instead of claiming another day of amazing waves, I'll let the photo of Honolua speak. Conditions were challenging because two big swells were hitting at the same time. I counted three broken… [[ 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

I'm at home watching a Napoli game, but blog reader Alex sent me an update from Hookipa. Here's what he said:"7.15am Hookipa. 2 overhead set. Not clean but not as junky as I thought would be. Lot of… [[ 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

The north swell was a little smaller yesterday, but still plenty size. This crazy wave was doing its thing and the body boarders were taking full advantage of it. How square is that barrel? I… [[ 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

Still waves in the harbor, but a lot smaller than yesterday. Btw, yesterday the swell was wrapping beautifully all the way to puamana where I saw head high sets. Check the webcam for today'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

And yes, also yesterday was another great day of surfing. And not only. This is the spot I surfed for three hours in the morning. It was much cleaner than that, since the swell went up in the… [[ 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

I feel a little bad at calling yesterday a fantastic day of surfing because I know it wasn't for the large majority of the Maui surfers. But there were waves and if you knew where to go you could… [[ 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

9am, Hookipa looks big and unsurfable [[ 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

Sorry about the late call, nothing to report about yesterday on the north shore other than ugliness. With a reading of 9f 7s I even stopped at Hookipa in the afternoon and looked at conditions… [[ 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 small and onshore, doesn't even deserve a photo. [[ 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

Hookipa offered great surfing conditions yesterday morning thanks to the lack of wind, but I was busy taking an intermediate student to a spot that he always wanted to surf, but didn't feel… [[ 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 has head high nnw leftovers plus the windswell minus the wind [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

3 15 16 morning call

Posted 14 months ago

Sorry about the delay, here's the photos of Honolua from Sunday. Too many to put a caption on all of them, but I do want to spend a couple of words on the wireless internet connection I somehow… [[ 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 overhead and poor shape with a bit of wind [[ 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 overhead and poor shape with a bit of wind [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

3 14 16 morning call

Posted 14 months ago

No internet this morning, I'm posting from the phone. Too bad because I had a bunch of photos from an amazing honolua that I will post tomorrow.At 6am pauwela reads 5.7ft @ 14s from 345°… [[ 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

I didn't beat the crowd, 15 people per peak at the bay at 7.30am. The sets I've seen so far were head to head and a half high, but a bit inconsistent. Everything but the crowd should improve for the… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

3 13 16 morning call

Posted 14 months ago

I chose not to surf yesterday (too windy on the north shore), but I have aggressive plans today. It was one of those days in which windsurfing played the protagonist role at Hookipa. There's many of… [[ 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

Nw waves went down, windswell still up and poor shape at Hookipa at 8.30 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

3 12 16 morning call

Posted 14 months ago

Honolua bay yesterday was not the best shape (the windswell induced a little wonk in the waves), but it was still really fun. I love surfing those mid periods over there, since they are a lot more… [[ 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

Bit wonky but still fun solid head high honolua. 30 people out at 12.15 [[ 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

8am launiupoko area has no wind and knee to thigh high waves [[ 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 well overhead and not too windy after a squall. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

3 11 16 morning call

Posted 14 months ago

Yesterday I chose not to surf to rest my shoulders, they better perform today. Hookipa was windy and the windsurfers were flying. Victor Fernandez in a photo by Jimmie Hepp. No surf photos, so… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

3 10 16 morning call

Posted 14 months ago

Ok, today I'm not gonna say that yesterday was another great day of surfing, because it wasn't. But I had two sessions nonetheless… Early morning in Lahaina wasn't really worth the drive since it… [[ 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

Only a short stretch of light wind from olowalu to puamana, but the shape is corrupted by the chop anyway. Not worth the drive right now, hopefully I'll improve later. Stay tuned for more reports… [[ 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

Only a short stretch of light wind from olowalu to puamana, but the shape is corrupted by the chop anyway. Not worth the drive right now, hopefully I'll improve later. Stay tuned for more reports… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

9 16 morning call

Posted 14 months ago

I decided to go for the risky call yesterday morning and got rewarded. Soon there were too many people for the not so many waves, but the first hour was good. I heard Hookipa was really clean but… [[ 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

Hookipa looked shoulder to head high in the dark, but it was hard to tell [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

8 3 16 morning call

Posted 14 months ago

Yesterday was yet another fantastic day of surfing (sorry, how should I call it when I gave my session a 9?). Early morning Middles had moments/sections that looked like my favorite wave in Indo…. [[ 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

9.30am. My session was a 9. Size might be going down a bit but still plenty juice and awesome conditions since the light trades that picked up are a little offshore. [[ 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 and a half + and clean. At least this set was, can't wait for another one, gotta jump in! [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

3 6 16 morning call

Posted 15 months ago

I might be accused of reporting "another great day of surfing" too often, but I can't help being enthusiast about the great conditions we're having this epic winter. My best hours were the first 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

That session I just had was the epiphany of the ever changing conditions at Hookipa. 6.30 to 7.30 was nice and clean. 7.30 to 8.30 was windy and windswelly. And now at 8.45 it seems like it wants 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

6.30am Hookipa has head and a half long lines from the new swell mixed with head high peaks from the old swell. Light offshore. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

3 6 16 morning call

Posted 15 months ago

Double surf session, a glorious Napoli game and a deightful work shift made for a pretty good day yesterday. Hookipa was challenging in the morning with no wind, I imagine it was even more… [[ 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

9am. Conditions were challenging at dawn, hence fun. It was trying to clean up the morning sickness a bit when the sun came out, but now there's a bit of wind on it. [[ 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 Hookipa still has head and a half waves. Not much wind but not particularly clean either. [[ 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

All went as predicted yesterday. The morning was glassy and the afternoon was onshore with the swell that went down enough to make Hookipa populated again after a few days of too big/disorganized… [[ 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 Hookipa still has doh+ sets [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

3 4 16 morning call

Posted 15 months ago

Another great day of surfing. The harbor was pretty much the only choice in the morning (and it was fun), but in the afternoon the swell went down enough to open up more possibilities. I ended up… [[ 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

8am Hookipa is still unsurfable because of all those different periods [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

3 3 16 morning call

Posted 15 months ago

The harbor was fun yesterday morning as was a memorable power hour with a friend at Paia Bay in the afternoon. 16 to 14 for him was the score and that's one for the books. But someone else has… [[ 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

Harbor is the only place that has cleanish waves on the north shore 8.30am [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

3 2 16 morning call

Posted 15 months ago

Yesterday morning's surfing was pretty spectacular again. Surfer Mike Cummings would agree. That right offered an open barrel. Fun uncrowded clean walls were on offer until around 9ish when a… [[ 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

Hookipa is doh+ at 6.30 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

3 1 16 morning call

Posted 15 months ago

February has gone with a delightful day of great surfing conditions. If January was a 10 (what else could it be?), I give it a 8.5. Yesterday the wind didn't do what MC2km predicted (come on you… [[ 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

7am Hookipa is head and a half and California kind of glass [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

2 29 16 morning call

Posted 15 months ago

First of all, I'd like to welcome back Manaloha rent-a-car as a blog sponsor. They moved their operation at 200 Waiehu Beach road (opposite of Jack in the Box). It's only 8 minutes from 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

7am Hookipa still has doh sets. Light offshore and clean. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

2 28 16 morning call

Posted 15 months ago

Double surf and windsurf session for me in a day that saw a lot of action everywhere. Check out the pristine conditions for the second and final day of the "Legends of the bay" contest at Honolua,… [[ 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

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

2 27 16 morning call

Posted 15 months ago

More big waves all day yesterday, but here's a couple of more shots from Thursday. Yuri Soledade always on the big ones at Jaws. Photo by John Patao Zach Howard showing how steep the drops at… [[ 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

Little smaller, still too big for Hookipa. No wind, good condition [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

2 26 16 morning call

Posted 15 months ago

Double surf and windsurf session for me yesterday, both two hours, both fun, I'm beat up. Plenty action all over the island, let's dig into it starting from this incredible paddle in barrel of… [[ 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

Holy Shit, it's huge [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

2 25 16 morning call

Posted 15 months ago

I feel like apologizing for not having pointed out the beautiful light offshore conditions that yesterday morning provided. I'm gonna blame the unavailability of the MC2km maps which is… [[ 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 Hookipa is doh + and light kona [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

2 24 16 morning call

Posted 15 months ago

More big waves yesterday, even though a little less out of control than the day before. This is a photo of Honolua by Jason Hall. This is a tow in wave at Jaws from the day before instead…. [[ 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

7am Hookipa looks a little cleaner and smaller, but still not enough to be surfable [[ 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

7am Hookipa looks a little cleaner and smaller, but still not enough to be surfable [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

2 23 morning call

Posted 15 months ago

Fun surfing yesterday at one of the very few surfable spots on the north shore. Because of the proximity of the source, all kind of periods were in the water and unless you had some kind of… [[ 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

7am Hookipa is all white, unsurfable [[ 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

The Kona wind characterized yesterday. My early morning surf session at the point was fun, but nothing comparable to the glassy one at sunset the day before. I did manage to find a glassy spot for… [[ 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 Hookipa has already quite a bit of kona. More than I like. Waves are shoulder to head high. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

2 21 16 morning cal

Posted 15 months ago

I had a sunrise and a sunset session yesterday. First one was fun, second one was ridiculously fun. The point at sunset was magic. In the last hour, I didn't see one bad wave come through. Three… [[ 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

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

2 20 16 morning call

Posted 15 months ago

Morning surf was really fun. In the photo report after the call, I posted shoulder high. The size of the waves I post is the size I guess when looking from the lookout, sometimes without waiting too… [[ 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

7am Hookipa has shoulder high windswell peaks at pavils and the point [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

2 19 16 morning call

Posted 15 months ago

A Hi-Tech rental customer enjoys the high quality of the rental gear at Hookipa yesterday. Photo by Jimmie Hepp. Today NW and Waimea won't add any info, so let's only have a look at Pauwela which… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

2 18 16 morning call

Posted 15 months ago

I surfed the windswell yesterday, here's a friend of mine looking at a beautiful glassy brown wall. Maui own's bodyboarder Jacob Romero put together this video. My ribs hurt just by looking at… [[ 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 Hookipa is a big mess [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

2 17 16 morning call

Posted 15 months ago

As predicted, the strong wind arrived and messed up the waves. Some wind sporters enjoyed it. Photo by Jimmie Hepp. Congratulations to Maui boy Bernd Roediger for his 4th place at the Sunset Beach… [[ 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 Hookipa is overhead and blown out [[ 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

Yesterday started with an unexpectedly fun session at Paia Bay. It was light offshore, waist to shoulder high. I caught 20 waves in 2 hours and got a couple of shoulder coverups. Looked like… [[ 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

7.30am Hookipa is still overhead but poor conditions because of wind and windswell [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

2 15 16 morning call

Posted 15 months ago

Beautiful day for observing a WNW swell pick up and trying to make use of it in the meantime. I started the day with an early longboard session that was unexpectedly very fun. By the end… [[ 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

7.30am Hookipa is almost flat. Pavils gets waist to chest windswell, 15 people. [[ 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

The waves came down all day yesterday. Morning surf was fun, but kinda ruined by high tide and windswell sub-peaks. Looks like Morgan found a clean one later on while windsurfing. 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 15 months ago

7am Hookipa is head high, fat, too many windswell induced sub peaks, but overall another gorgeous day. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

1 13 16 morning call

Posted 15 months ago

Waves came down a bit yesterday, but there was still plenty raw energy out there. This is kiter Steve Sadler at Hookipa in a photo by Jimmie Hepp. These are a couple of shots by… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

1 12 16 morning call

Posted 15 months ago

Yesterday was another big waves day, let's get into the Jaws gallery. First one is this six time overhead drop with board sideways by local charge Andrea Moeller. The photo is from the front and the… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

2 11 16 morning call

Posted 15 months ago

The big swell came late, but it came. Gonna start the call with two videos to document yesterday's action. This is Jaws in a video by Jake Miller. Well, Jake just posted this photo of… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

2 10 16 morning call

Posted 15 months ago

Photographer Jimmie Hepp took a trip to the west side yesterday and of course he also took some pics. Upon leaving work at 2pm, I checked the Pauwela buoy. It said 7.5f 12s from 336. That's how… [[ 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

7am Hookipa seems doh and cleaner than yesterday, but still not the cleanest [[ 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

7am Hookipa seems doh and cleaner than yesterday, but still not the cleanest [[ 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

7am Hookipa seems doh and cleaner than yesterday, but still not the cleanest [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

2 9 16 morning call

Posted 15 months ago

Beautiful sunny day yesterday with waves on offer both on the north and west shores. This photo is from Jason Hall from a spot in town. And this is another town spot photographed by Rise… [[ 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

9am Hookipa is doh close period pretty much unrideable [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

2 8 16 morning call

Posted 15 months ago

What a waste of a surperbowl sunday! I worked till 2, didn't like the numbers at the buoy and the wind direction enough to drive west, checked a couple of spots in town, went to Paia Bay with… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

2 7 16 morning call

Posted 15 months ago

Well, that minimum in the surf size due to the lack of fetches was 2 days ago (specially at sunset), definitely not yesterday! But more than the size (solid head high, which means occasionally… [[ 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

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

2 6 16 morning call

Posted 15 months ago

Very fun small conditions yesterday at Hookipa. The waves were in the chest to head high range and very clean in the early morning and it was a pleasure to surf such "relaxing" size after 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

9am Hookipa is chest to head high light wind [[ 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

Windsurfing afternoon session was way more fun than morning SUP session for me and that was due to the perfect slog and surf conditions at Hookipa. I hit it kinda late and soon the surfers crowded… [[ 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

7am Hookipa is head and a half in the sets while the sun starts caressing the west Maui mountains. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

2 4 16 morning call

Posted 16 months ago

Had a very busy day yesterday with: – early morning surf session – one more Napoli win (leading the major Italian soccer league rankings) – windsurfing session at Kanaha (didn't see my new friend,… [[ 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

7am Hookipa has doh+ 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

I'm gonna describe an extraordinary experience I had yesterday. I caught a left at Kanaha on my windsurfer and I was riding it backwind of the sail. Instead of explaining what that is, I'm… [[ 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

7am Hookipa is well overhead and I'm out of here [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

2 2 16 morning call

Posted 16 months ago

After a fun early morning surf session, I spent the rest of the morning glued to the screen watching an amazing day of competition at the Volcom Pipe Pro. The waves were pumping, constantly… [[ 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

7am Hookipa is shoulder to head high short period and kind of clean. There is a first long period reading at the buoy, so it will get bigger during 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

Spectacular light yesterday. The light has always been one of the top 5 things I like about Maui, and yesterday it was unreal. I had to be in Lahaina in the early morning and driving back 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

7am Hookipa is head high plus and a little windy [[ 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

Give Maui an opportunity to be windy and it will. The wind ruined my early morning session yesterday, I sure got spoiled by all those glassy days lately. Then windsurfing happened, but I had 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

7.20am Hookipa still has occasional doh, but the most common size is head to head and a half. Mddles packed already. [[ 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

Yet another beautiful day of surfing of this January that deserves to be remembered. I had a surf and a SUP session, but didn't take any pictures, so here's a couple of shots of Jaws from… [[ 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

7am Hookipa is doh too often for my taste. [[ 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

One day of surfing clean 25s waves and I'm already spoiled. The swell peaked during last night and the status of the ocean this morning was an absolute mess. At least compared to what it was… [[ 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

Yesterday was a very special day of big waves. What made it so special is that the period of the waves was bigger than usual thanks to a wide area of hurricane force winds in the originating fetch…. [[ 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

7am Hookipa still has doh sets with guys sitting wide at middles. No wind [[ 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

Yesterday was yet another beautiful day of big waves and light wind on the north shore of Maui. If you could handle the size, Hookipa offered some intense emotions. Photo by Jimmie Hepp. The outer… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

1 26 16 morning call

Posted 16 months ago

Yesterday was a very happy day: I felt like I finally have 100% of my freedom back. I have to use my weird rib-bra, but I can surf. Much more of that later, let me open the call with 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

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

1 25 16 morning call

Posted 16 months ago

The first photo below summarizes the conditions at Hookipa yesterday: flawless and crowded. It's hard to enjoy when you can't make your line. For me that surfer is comparable to a pianist with two… [[ 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

9am Hookipa is glassy and has inconsistent head high sets from the wnw swell. Crowded. Kiki is selling feather earrings at the lookout. [[ 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

After 2 months and 18 days, the most remarkable event yesterday (for me, of course) was to be able to paddle out on a shortboard. Still using the rib-bra (I'll post a shot) but I was out there again…. [[ 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

7am Hookipa is head high, occasional overhead, a little wind and kind of crowded already. [[ 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

Yesterday I ended up doing a house arrest SUP session on the north shore. Conditions were average and it felt boring compared to the epicness of two days before. Windsurfing did happen, 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 16 months ago

8am Hookipa is well overhead, poor shape but no wind [[ 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

I took a day off both the water and the camera, so not much to report about yesterday other than the conditions were poor pretty much everywhere on the north shore. Enough wind to ruin the waves, not… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

1 21 16 morning call

Posted 16 months ago

Yesterday went just like forecasted. The Maui County @ 2km maps were ridiculously accurate, and that allowed me to time my house arrest sweeping session perfectly. I surfed from 9 to noon 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

8am Hookipa gets big sets from the new swell. Those travel times are pretty accurate…No sign of the onshore wind yet, but it's just around the corner. [[ 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

Light offshore in the early morning yesterday made all spots look better than usual. This is the one I surfed. The surfers are Jason Hall and Andrew McGurn and the photos are by a super nice guy… [[ 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

7am Hookipa looks gorgeous with light offshore and still plenty size (doh sets). Get them before the onshores arrive! [[ 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

House arrest SUP session down the coast was very fun yesterday. Still plenty size in the waves, as the buoy never really went below 8f 13s. It actually got bigger because of a change in 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

Waves were still big, but most north shore spots started to be rideable yesterday. What's been very rideable all these days since the big Friday swell has been Honolua Bay and 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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Posted 16 months ago

First of all, this is the link to the Todos Santos big wave contest live streaming that should start at 6.45am Maui time. Dave Kalama did so well commentating the Peahi one that they invited him… [[ 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

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Posted 16 months ago

Massive day (at Jaws and everywhere else on the north shore) that unfortunately saw some serious accidents in different spots. Best luck to all the injured surfers. This is my selection of Jaws'… [[ 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

Couple of guys surfing middles at 8am, but that's not gonna last long. Gorgeous morning [[ 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

My high crowd advisory call for yesterday was an easy one, since the waves were relatively small and clean. Photo by Jimmie Hepp. My second water shoot instead wasn't easy at all. I shot Middles… [[ 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

7.30am Hookipa clean head high. Didn't wait for sets. Gonna shoot in the water for an hour [[ 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

I posted the photos from yesterday in an album on facebook and here's what I wrote: "Since I passed the 50's, sometimes I think about life like a limited amount of time left. It might sound… [[ 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

7.30am Hookipa looks gorgeous head and a half to doh [[ 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

Double SUP session for me yesterday and no action shots, so I'll post this shot from Jimmie Hepp from Sunday that shows how crowded Jaws was. Gonna be different Friday/Saturday, since that swell is… [[ 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

7.20am. Kanaha is smaller than yesterday but still with well overhead sets. No wind.7am. High tide and 9s not quite enough for thousand peaks. Flat to knee. It was a 2 days swell. Going back to 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

Yesterday's report starts with this photo of Tomoko Okazaki. Somewhere on the north shore. You needed to know where to go though (and how to ride those big waves), because as I wrote in my mid… [[ 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

11.30 update: not going south because I have no time. Harbor still small and fun.From Hookipa to Kahului, the only surfable place is the harbor that looks waist high. Gonna teach a sup lesson there… [[ 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

Yesterday was an epic day for me and it was just by pure luck. That SW swell that Pat Caldwell mentioned out of the tropical storm Pali did materialize. Because of the contemporary big NW swell, 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

North shore is too big almost everywhere. Thousand peaks has waist high waves from tropical storm Pali. Launiupoko has shoulder high sets! West side is probably awesome. [[ 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

The light Kona makes The Point at Hookipa shine. The first set of photos below are from the morning session, which I couldn't join for the usual reason and went for a swim instead… what… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

At 7am hookipa looks absolutely gorgeous. Overhead and light offshore and I still can't surf. Aaaargh!

Posted 16 months ago

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Posted 16 months ago

And if the day before was gorgeous, yesterday was super duper gorgeous. I even enjoyed my SUP session so much that I surfed three hours. My favorite part was the stand up snorkeling. At… [[ 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

The only word that can describe yesterday's weather is gorgeous. No clouds, no wind, beautiful fun size waves. Too bad I couldn't enjoy it as much as I would have liked to (read: on a regular… [[ 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

Sorry for the late call this morning.Lots of pics from yesterday, since the conditions on the north shore were good pretty much for any wave riding discipline you can think of. I took pics most of… [[ 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

A fun day on the north shore yesterday with big waves but not as huge as the day before. So the photos are still from the Monday Jaws session. This is a nice closeup of an impressive hit lip by… [[ 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

A big day like yesterday usually means a big morning call post the day after. This one is no exception. I'd like to thank all the photographers and friends that are so kind to let me… [[ 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

That's how Honolua bay occasionally looked yesterday. But that's a closer to reality image. And there were plenty flat lulls too. Much more of yesterday's action in a album 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 17 months ago

Yesterday was another day with big waves but not clean conditions on the north shore. I don't have an action shot, so I'll post this one from Jimmie Hepp. Here's what he says about it: This shot is… [[ 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

Poor conditions on most of the north shore spots yesterday because of the light onshore wind and too much energy in the water. Honolua instead looked beautiful. Photo by Jeff Lackey. Well the… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

1 1 16 morning call

Posted 17 months ago

Big waves on the north shore yesterday. Here's a couple of shots from the sunset session at Hookipa. First one is Yuri Soledade. Today's graph of the three buoys is perfect for tuning those… [[ 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

Beautiful clean head high but rising waves at Hookipa at 8 [[ 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

Yesterday was such a poor conditions day pretty much everywhere that I didn't even look for a local action shot. So I'm posting this shot of Michelle Bourez by Ben Thouard. Not sure when it… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

12 30 15 morning call

Posted 17 months ago

You take the wind out of the equation and Maui becomes a good place for surfing. Yesterday there were waves everywhere: east, north, south and west and they were all glassy. At least in the… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

12 29 15 morning call

Posted 17 months ago

With the lighter more sideoff wind and some big waves, the afternoon at Hookipa was totally epic for the elite of windsurfers that could tackle the conditions. Below is Browsinho in a photo by Jimmie… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

12 28 15 morning call

Posted 17 months ago

Yesterday I had to get out of the wind/rain again and went Makena side. The south swell was showing, but the shape was bad because of the chop induced by the wind wrapping the whole kihei… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

12 27 15 morning call

Posted 17 months ago

I took this photo at sunset at Hookipa just to show the size. It looked like pure windswell to me. I had an epic swim with an unexpected outrageous current. I thought lower tide would mean less… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

12 26 15 morning call

Posted 17 months ago

Very average conditions on the north shore yesterday due to a sideon wind that wasn't really good for anything. Pretty flat on the south shore, but judging from this photo of Teahupoo from Ben… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

12 25 15 morning call

Posted 17 months ago

Hookipa at sunset looked fun with a mix of northwesterly sets (like the one in the photo) and windswell wrap. Armpit sun. Buoys 5am NW 6.2ft @ 10s from 87° (E) N 6.1ft @ 10s from 108° (ESE) … [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

12 24 15 morning call

Posted 17 months ago

What a beautiful day yesterday was with sunshine, clean air and regular strength trades (not that craziness of the past few days). Still strong enough for the windsurfers to enjoy a Hookipa that… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

12 23 15 morning call

Posted 17 months ago

Still fun waves at Hookipa yesterday. This is Kevin Pritchard in a photo by Jimmie Hepp. Not sure when it was taken, but this "heavy Tahitian slab" was just posted by photographer Ben Thouard…. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

12 22 15 morning call

Posted 17 months ago

Yesterday was a relatively sunny day, considering how strong the trades were. Two reasons for that: 1) the wind was from an easterly direction. The more east (hence slightly sideoff on the north… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

12 21 15 morning call

Posted 17 months ago

Yesterday I decided to escape the windy and squally weather of the north shore and went to spend my day with a good book on a beach in Kihei. It was lovely. Amazing the difference of climate you… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

12 20 15 morning call

Posted 17 months ago

The photos below show the size of the windswell waves at Hookipa yesterday. The sailor is Andres Martinez, photos by Jimmie Hepp. At 4am Pauwela has the following readings… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

12 19 15 morning call

Posted 17 months ago

Couldn't find a decent shot from yesterday, so just in the very remote case that someone has still not seen it, here's Kelly's wave. They did a really good job, but I would probably get bored after… [[ 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

Congratulations to Adriano De Souza for killing it yesterday and winning both the WSL World title and the Pipe Masters. Very much like the year that Parko won. The WSL/Masurel photo I… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

12 17 15 morning call

Posted 17 months ago

Great day in multiple sports/spots yesterday. Let's start with the most important: this is Mason Ho at Pipe in a WSL/Masurel photo that I cockroached from this great gallery. Here in Maui there… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

12 16 15 morning call

Posted 17 months ago

I took this photo yesterday morning at Hookipa. Windswell looked allright. Pretty big numbers at the buoys. The show at Pipeline should be intense, below is a webcam snap at 7am. At 3am Pauwela… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

12 15 15 morning call

Posted 17 months ago

Really fun waves all day at Hookipa yesterday. The photo below shows the size. I completely failed to spot the fetch generating them and I started shooting in the dark and panicing when I saw the… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

12 14 15 morning call

Posted 17 months ago

Thanks to the sideoff wind the waves were again pretty clean all day at Hookipa yesterday. The buoys at 4am present an interesting situation: NW 6.9ft @ 10s from 7° (N) 2.5ft @ 7s from… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

12 13 15 morning call

Posted 17 months ago

Very clean waves at Hookipa yesterday. This was taken in the afternoon when the lineup wasn't as crowded as in the morning. Pauwela at 4am reads: 6ft @ 9s from 82° (E) 2.7ft @ 12s… [[ 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

I would like to thank a couple of new blog sponsors. One is a mainland reader that has a construction business and comes to Maui often and showed his appreciation for my blog by buying one… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

12 11 15 morning call

Posted 17 months ago

Wild windy and wavy conditions on the north shore yesterday. If you're good enough at what you do, you would have still enjoyed it. This could be Albee, but I'm not sure. Kiter Steve… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

12 10 15 morning call

Posted 17 months ago

Another large winter swell hit the islands yesterday. This is Robby Naish at Jaws in a photo by Erik Eader. This is how Hookipa looked instead. AND, better late than never, I finally found a… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

12 9 15 morning call

Posted 17 months ago

Great surfing and great windsurfing (this one for a few and not at Hookipa) yesterday. December has been amazing so far. This is Dave Kalama in a photo by Jason Hall. In a post on his Facebook… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

12 8 15 morning call

Posted 17 months ago

Yesterday saw beautiful surfing conditions in the morning on the north shore (Hookipa still had DOH+ bombs) with a bit of wind for the rest of the day. I don't have photos, so I'm gonna use… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

12 7 15 morning call

Posted 17 months ago

The Peahi Challenge was a great show to watch. Photo by Jimmie Hepp. In line with the swell prediction, the first heats were the best ones from the wave size point of view, the last heats were… [[ 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

Bit of a transition day at Hookipa yesterday between an old and a new swell, the windsurfers are enjoying a remarkable streak of days of wind a waves. Sailor Andres Martinez, 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 18 months ago

Waves at Hookipa yesterday were logo to mast high. I know that's not surfers slang, but this is what logo high literally means and mast high would be a couple of feet more. A windsurfing mast… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

12 4 15 morning call

Posted 18 months ago

Rough, dangerous conditions at Hookipa yesterday. Lots of energy in the water. Victor Fernandez twists his body to engage the inside rail in a 360. The name of this young lady is Fiona Wylde and I… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

12 3 15 morning call

Posted 18 months ago

Congrats Carissa! The conditions at Honolua were flawless and her surfing too. Photo by Jimmie Hepp. In the morning call, I like to post photos taken the day before to illustrate the conditions…. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

12 2 15 morning call

Posted 18 months ago

New swell slowly picked up in the late afternoon yesterday. This is a photo by Jimmie Hepp that shows a head high wave, but there were bigger ones at sunset. Buoys' readings confirm that…. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

12 1 15 morning call

Posted 18 months ago

Too small to run the contest at Honolua yesterday, but still plenty size at Hookipa. This shows you what a difference the shadowing of another island can make. Sailor Patrick Bergeron, photo by… [[ 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

Long waits at Honolua due to the shadowing of Molokai, but when the occasional set managed to wrap around it, it was gorgeous. This is Nikki Van Dijk in a photo from Jimmie Hepp. Below the graph… [[ 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

As forecasted, the swell built all day yesterday. Conditions were poor on the north shore because of the wind, the windswell and the mix of other energy in the water (old swell). This guy didn't seem… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

11 28 15 morning call

Posted 18 months ago

New swell is hitting Oahu and the Sunset contest is on. Buoys 7am NW 8.9ft @ 17s from 312° (NW) 4.5ft @ 8s from 80° (E) 3.4ft @ 10s from 45° (NE) Waimea 4.7ft @… [[ 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

Yesterday morning I posted this photo on Facebook saying: You know you've been injured for three weeks when even paia bay looks like a lot of fun. True to the spirit of the contest, The… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

11 26 15 morning call

Posted 18 months ago

As predicted, poor conditions all day yesterday on the north shore because of the sideon wind. I'll keep using the photos from those couple of epic days as long as the photogs keep posting them…. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

11 25 15 morning call

Posted 18 months ago

The wind went onshore pretty much at first light yesterday, so conditions were poor all day after two days of total epicness. Here are some more photos by Jimmie Hepp of those days. First one is… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

11 24 15 morning call

Posted 18 months ago

Another epic day of surfing on Maui's north shore thanks to another full day of light kona. The light kona in Maui does what the trades do to Oahu's north shore… sideoff, just from the other… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

11 23 15 morning call

Posted 18 months ago

A mystery (partially solved in this post) swell and light kona winds made for epic surfing conditions all day at Hookipa.I took a bunch of shots, let's start from those. Shot of the day goes to Micah… [[ 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

Trying to correct an extremely bad call i made this morning. Hookipa is firing [[ 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

Great fun at the 2015 Surf Bash organized by Hi-Tech yesterday at Hookipa. Great fun if you were in it, I mean. But it was nice for me to step out of the house for a couple of hours and take… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

11 21 15 morning call

Posted 18 months ago

Photo below is by Fish Bowl Diaries and shows Maui shaper Sean Ordonez doing a move he was famous for (at least in my world). When I moved to Maui on 2001, it was one of my favorite things… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

11 20 15 morning call

Posted 18 months ago

Let's open with this nice shot of Dioni Guadagnino by OneMore Foto. Not sure when it was taken. Buoys 5am NW 8.4ft @ 10s from 86° (E) Waimea 4.4ft @ 12s from 342° (NNW) (the Haleiwa contest… [[ 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

Before going anywhere, I'd like to point out that I added the following paragraph to yesterday's post, which seems to have been appreciated by the readers. Can't do a discussion on shadowing angles… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

11 18 15 morning call

Posted 18 months ago

Long awaited new WNW swell on the rise, let's jump into that. Below the graph of the NW buoy. As you can see, it went from 2 to 10f in 18h (blue line) and that is a steep rise caused by the… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

11 17 15 morning call

Posted 18 months ago

I'm gonna open this call with a collection of barreling waves. First one is from John Patao and it's a wave on a Maui's east facing shore. I believe it's from yesterday, and he got the light just… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

11 16 15 morning call

Posted 18 months ago

Beautiful sunny and very windy day yesterday. The more the wind goes easterly (hence side-offshore on the north shore), the less rain it's gonna produce for the stretch of coastline from Hookipa to… [[ 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

Nothing to report from yesterday, I'll jump straight to the buoys at 7am. NW 9.7ft @ 10s from 96° (E) 4.1ft @ 4s from 102° (ESE)… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

11 14 15 morning call

Posted 18 months ago

Sorry about this being the latest morning call so far, since I can't surf I thought about checking out the Kula farmers market. Here's my quick feedback (without having eaten what I bought yet): from… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

11 13 15 morning call

Posted 18 months ago

Here's a nice article describing the chances of all the title contenders on the WSL website with plenty photos/videos showing their season highlights. I recommend to watch the incredible… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

11 12 15 morning call

Posted 18 months ago

I'd like to start this call by commentating on a surfing etiquette thing that has been circulating on Facebook and that I consider completely wrong, at least the part that states "locals always… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

11 11 15 morning call

Posted 18 months ago

Ah, that subtle pleasure not to have to think if here the month goes before the day or viceversa… Thanks to John Patao for the photo of the day. I take it as a good omen to soon see some light at… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

11 10 15 morning call

Posted 18 months ago

I have no idea how everything was yesterday and that's gonna be the case until I heal. I only know that my friend Jason Hall had fun at Hookipa, because I watched his video on his facebook… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

11 9 15 morning call

Posted 18 months ago

Great show at the windsurfing contest yesterday for the finals. My favorite heat was the one for third place with Levi vs Kauli. Kauli won thanks to a very sick goiter in an extremely critical… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

11 8 15 morning call

Posted 18 months ago

Good conditions at Hookipa for the windsurfing contest yesterday. The photos below are from the heat between Levi and Camille. Levi won that one and is now going to challenge Traversa who was third… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

11 7 15 morning call

Posted 18 months ago

More of a mid morning call, really. Here's what happened. I hit the tail of my board with the ribs Friday morning while surfing Hookipa. The impact was pretty mild, but the pain at the moment… [[ 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

Hookipa is waist high to occasional chest high and light wind at 6.30. MUCH smaller than yesterday [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

11 6 15 morning call

Posted 19 months ago

Another very busy day at the windsurfing contest at Hookipa, but before that I scored a session in one of my favorite spots. Chest high and just a friend of mine and me. Can't beat that. Below are… [[ 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

Chest to head high windswell and rain at Hookipa at 6.30 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

11 5 15 morning call

Posted 19 months ago

I had a pretty full day yesterday that saw a sunrise surf session in Lahaina, a surf lesson, couple of heats in the windsurfing contest, judging and rider spotting. I went to sleep at 7.34pm and… [[ 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

South shore coming in at knee to waist high. Peaks is windy. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

11 4 15 morning call

Posted 19 months ago

Lovely day on the south shore yesterday. The north shore looked really small at dawn, didn't see it during the rest of the day, but I saw the windsurfers on the cam. Below is a sequence… [[ 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

The buoy wasn't lying: Hookipa is flat to waist high windswell and a bit of wind at 6.40 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

11 3 15 morning call

Posted 19 months ago

Yesterday morning Hookipa was fun surfing, even though it felt like it became a bit too small after having been a bit too big for many days. Hopefully we'll get some days of my favorite head… [[ 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

Hookipa still has head high sets, but they are very occasional. Might be the only place where to surf on the north shore today. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

11 2 15 morning call

Posted 19 months ago

Long day at the Hookipa beach park for me yesterday since I was on jury duty. Of course I managed to surf at sunrise and sunset, so it was another day of my life without a single… [[ 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

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11 1 15 morning call

Posted 19 months ago

I did take those bombs I was all pumped to go get yesterday morning, but mostly on the head. Below is an example of that. That lip took me down so deep that I could feel the pressure of the water in… [[ 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

Hookipa still well overhead with occasional doh sets, but not quite as massive anymore. Light sideoff wind at 6am. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

10 31 15 morning call

Posted 19 months ago

Beautiful big waves on the north shore yesterday. When I said this swell was going to be much, much better than the previous one, I meant for surfing on the north shore, which is what this… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

10 30 15 morning call

Posted 19 months ago

Beautiful day of surfing pretty much all over the island yesterday. Once again the show at Hookipa was stolen by the windsurfers who completed the Pro Men single elimination tournament. Winner… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

10 29 15 morning call

Posted 19 months ago

More great surfing on the west side yesterday, in particular at Honolua. But the show was stolen by the windsurfers at Hookipa. Despite the extremely challenging conditions, trialists and pro's were… [[ 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

Awt contest is on at Hookipa [[ 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

Small waves inside the harbor while kai lenny and co. get ready to go to jaws. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

10 27 15 morning call

Posted 19 months ago

The big swell arrived and it had a lot of energy due to the different periods in its first phase. I blew the morning session because I saw that around 5am the wind in town wasn't too strong. I knew… [[ 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

Hookipa is already massive and messy at 8. And that is only the short period component. West side is the call for surfing today. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

10 17 15 morning call

Posted 19 months ago

Fun waves on both shores yesterday, and today is the start of a week of big waves on the north shore. Gonna jump straight into the buoys. Here's the graph of the NW one. Doesn't really show,… [[ 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

Peaks got windy for a while, but now is backing off again at 1.20. Tide is high and I go to work. [[ 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

Peaks knee to waist high and perfect wind. Oluwalu to lahaina is light onshore instead at 10.30 [[ 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

Hookipa ruined by the onshore wind at 9.30. I'm going south, expect a report later [[ 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

Chest to head high at Hookipa at 8 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

10 26 15 morning call

Posted 19 months ago

Sorry about the late call this morning, I do need to try to be social once in a while otherwise I'll be completely isolated in my surfing bubble. Which, to be honest with you, doesn't feel too bad 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

Chest to head high clean peaks from the easterly swell at Hookipa at 6.30. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

10 25 15 morning call

Posted 19 months ago

Another fun day of surfing on the south shore yesterday. I surfed a spot that was head high on the Makena side first. This is Roque Calderon boosting an air. Then I went to… [[ 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

Lahaina side coming in at waist to belly high and sunny and beautiful [[ 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

Inconsistent head high waves in this spot on the makena side. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

10 24 15 morning call

Posted 19 months ago

Fun size waves at Hookipa yesterday morning, as the report reported. I had a lesson on the south shore so I went there to surf this wave beforehand. Look how nicely the water has settled… [[ 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

Occasionally head high at hookipa at 6.30 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

10 23 15 morning call

Posted 19 months ago

Nice day of waves on the north shore yesterday. South shore was still smaller than the forecast and what the buoys show. Hookipa was overhead in the morning during the peak of this NW episode… [[ 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

South shore still small, honolua barely breaking knee to waist high and windsurfers out at Hookipa at 1 [[ 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

Hookipa overhead and clean at 7 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

10 22 morning call

Posted 19 months ago

Very small waves on the south shore yesterday, while Hookipa came up to a fun head high size. I'm trying to please both genders of readers with this combo below. The guy on the right… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

10 22 not so morning call

Posted 19 months ago

This might be the only time I do the morning call the night before. Not sure I'm going to do a really early one tomorrow, but for the hard core dawn patrol blog readers, I feel like just sharing… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

10 21 morning call

Posted 19 months ago

Bit of a transition day yesterday and today might be just the same. The photo of the windsurfer at Hookipa is by Jimmie Hepp. Not much at the Pauwela buoy at the moment. 2.5ft… [[ 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

Hookipa was flat to tiny and windy, so I went to peaks only to find it flat to tiny too. Not too windy yet at 6.30, but it feels like it will get stronger. Maybe I'll just wait for the north shore to… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

10 20 15 morning call

Posted 19 months ago

Fun surfing on the south shore yesterday. Gopro still not connecting to the computer with the USB cable, in the meantime that I get a microSD to SD card adapter, I have to do use my phone to… [[ 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

Lahaina glassy thigh to occasional chest high at 8. Peaks was 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

Hookipa flat to belly high at 7.30 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

10 19 morning call

Posted 19 months ago

What a gorgeous sunny day yesterday was! I have Hookipa contributions from two of my favorite photographers. Morning surfing by Jason Hall. Afternoon windsurfing by Jimmie… [[ 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

Hookipa has slightly overhead sets and some wind at 7.20 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

10 18 15 morning call

Posted 19 months ago

Fun on both shores yesterday. This is a shot from Jimmie Hepp to document the windsurfing action at Hookipa. We are 10 days away from the start of the AWT contest (October 28) and everybody is… [[ 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

Lahaina side smaller than expected. I did see a head high set though [[ 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

Hookipa overhead and a bit windy [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

10 17 15 morning call

Posted 19 months ago

Fun surfing on the south shore yesterday and with the wind already blowing 15mph at 5am on the north shore, that's where you guys will find me also today. Buoys 5am Pauwela 6.4ft @ 12s from… [[ 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

Thousand peaks waist to chest and clean. 7am [[ 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

Hookipa is chest high and not too windy at 6.30am [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

10 16 15 morning call

Posted 19 months ago

My gopro doesn't want to connect to my pc so today no action shots. Seen the poor conditions at Hookipa, I went straight to the south shore where I had a first fun session in miniature… [[ 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

Still shoulder to head high but poor shape [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

10 15 15 morning call

Posted 19 months ago

As soon as I had a glance to Hookipa yesterday morning (very poor conditions), I escaped to Lahaina side where I scored little waves like this. Hitting the lip has never been easier. After that,… [[ 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

Honolua inconsistent chest to shoulder. 12 people at the point, 4 at the cave at noon [[ 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

Hookipa is Shoulder to head high and poor conditions [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

10 14 15 morning call

Posted 19 months ago

My high risk call didn't work out yesterday, but the backup plan (always need one!) wasn't too shabby. Here's my customer Elisa visiting from Maryland on a beautiful right. I can be hired as… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

10 13 15 morning call

Posted 19 months ago

Good thing I couldn't do a proper call yesterday, because my personal call was really bad. I live 1 minute from Hookipa and I drove 40 minutes to find small waves on the south shore. The buoys were… [[ 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

Haven't seen anything bigger than waist to belly high on the lahaina side. Hopefully a lower tide will help. Not worth the drive at the moment. See? One morning with no internet and I made the wrong… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

10 12 15 morning call.

Posted 19 months ago

Sorry, no internet this morning at my place, I'm posting this with my phone. Below are the buoys readings, pauwela at the top, barbers at the bottom.With 3f 15s and a board to try in the car, I'm… [[ 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

That was a well overhead set. Bit too much energy in the water for me [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

10 11 15 morning call

Posted 19 months ago

Beautiful conditions in the morning on the south shore yesterday. In the afternoon the NNW swell picked up and this is how Hookipa looked at sunset: some head and a half… [[ 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 update. Peaks still glassy. [[ 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

Peaks is glassy waist to occasional shoulder high [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

10 10 15 morning call

Posted 19 months ago

Pat Caldwell:"A series of winter-caliber low pressure systems have been closely packed in time and space for the longitudes from Tasmania to E of New Zealand 9/26 to the present. Models show… [[ 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

Lahaina side coming in at waist to head high. Glassy and beautiful everywhere. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

10 9 15 morning call

Posted 19 months ago

Yet another south shore score yesterday morning. This is how my best wave looked, later in the post you'll find the whole clip.  This is how Jason Hall's best wave looked. Better… [[ 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

Hookipa head to overhead and kinda clean at 3pm [[ 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

Occasional chest high sets at maalaea and the lahaina webcam confirm the presence of waves on the south facing shores [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

10 8 15 morning call

Posted 19 months ago

I keep scoring on the south shore. The caption for this facebook post was:"That's how she looked at the beginning and at the end. And she looked just as good all the way… [[ 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

Lahaina side coming in at waist to chest. At 8am the wind line starts at launiupoko. Peaks had no wind [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

10 7 15 morning call

Posted 19 months ago

The south shore was the place to be yesterday and it will also be today. Absolutely nothing to do on the north shore due to the onshore wind. This is a little gem I caught yesterday, while surfing… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

10 6 15 morning call

Posted 20 months ago

Only one surf session at Hookipa for me yesterday, that's what I call a day of relative rest. Buoys. Pauwela 6.6ft @ 7s from 21° (NNE) 3.5ft @ 12s from 321° (NW) Barbers2.1ft @ 9s… [[ 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

Swell down to chest to head high. Not much wind at 8am, but mushy and bumpy with the high tide [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

10 5 15 morning call

Posted 20 months ago

I don't have action photos from yesterday, so here's the sunset as captured by the lens of Jimmie Hepp. Lack of action photos doesn't mean that there was no action. I had my surf 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

Massive set hits a west side spot. Swell still up. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

10 4 15 morning call

Posted 20 months ago

Epicness all over the island yesterday. I started the day with a fun surf session at the end of which I wanted to take photos of that wave below. I sat on the rocks and like a total tourist I can… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

10 3 15 morning call

Posted 20 months ago

The north swell hit in the afternoon yesterday and the north shores of the Hawaiian islands lit up. This is surfer Justice Patao in a great barrel at his home break. Great shot from photographer… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

2 10 15 morning call

Posted 20 months ago

Three sessions for me yesterday, another day off that didn't go wasted. This photo from Jimmie Hepp shows well the average wave conditions and my sail out at Hookipa. I was by myself for a good while… [[ 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

Shoulder to head high windswell. Gate is closed, I drove in through the exit [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

1 10 15 morning call

Posted 20 months ago

Usual surf + windsurf action yesterday. Windswell waves were in the shoulder high range and this is a shot of Morgan Noireaux by Jimmie Hepp. Buoys Pauwela 5.2ft @ 7s from 58° (ENE) … [[ 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

Windswell went down a bit: chest to shoulder. 20 guys at pavils at 6.30 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

9 0 15 morning call

Posted 20 months ago

Plenty action on the north shore yesterday. Both surfers and windsurfers had their fair share, since the windswell waves got a bit more organized. Photo below from Jimmie Hepp shows that. Still… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

9 29 15 morning call

Posted 20 months ago

An intense day of action for me yesterday started with a surf session at the point. That's how the waves looked. Shortly after that I went windsurfing and this is a photo taken by Jimmie… [[ 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

Solid head high set hits pavils [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

9 28 15 morning call

Posted 20 months ago

Double surf session yesterday. The morning one at Hookipa was mostly paddling training, the afternoon one was in beautiful head high brown water waves. Surfers Matt Mercado and Tide Rivers got two… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

9 27 morning call

Posted 20 months ago

Surfed and sailed Hookipa yesterday, all over the place windswell, but I'm glad there were waves and I didn't have to drive south. We're talking 2 minutes vs 35 without even considering the… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

9 26 15 morning call

Posted 20 months ago

Went south yesterday and took these pics. This is photographer Jason Hall doing what he likes best: finding barrels. That's how the shots look like. We were surfing together and I… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

9 25 15 morning call

Posted 20 months ago

I heard of some waves on the south shore yesterday, while the north shore was completely flat. Let's start where every morning call should start: the buoys. Pauwela 3.4ft @ 6s from 61° (ENE) … [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

9 24 15 morning

Posted 20 months ago

Tiny and weak everywhere yesterday (with the only exception of the Lahaina harbor maybe). More of the same today. Buoys Pauwela 3.7ft @ 8s from 87° (E) 1.6ft @ 4s from 76° (ENE) … [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

9 23 15 morning call

Posted 20 months ago

Took the wrong decision yesterday and went Makena side which was flat. Surfed knee high Kalama park, while Lahaina side was still shoulder high. Then I surfed 1000 peaks in the afternoon which was… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

9 22 15 morning call

Posted 20 months ago

Second day in three days in which the late morning session in Lahaina was MUCH better than the early one. The photos below show surfer Bennett De Beer in a Taj Burrowish bottom to top turn… [[ 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

South shore kind of pumping at noon [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

9 21 15 morning call

Posted 20 months ago

All I can report from yesterday is that 1000 peaks was waist high and windy in the morning and that Hookipa had up to chest high windswell at sunset, but kinda messy. Buoys Pauwela 6.5ft @ 9s from… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

9 20 15 morning call

Posted 20 months ago

The photo below is from yesterday's morning session in Lahaina. Clean conditions. Buoys Pauwela 5.5ft @ 8s from 67° (ENE) 1.6ft @ 4s from 59° (ENE) … [[ 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

South shore coming in at waist high when I drove, but I'm sure there's bigger sets [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

9 19 15 morning call

Posted 20 months ago

Yesterday in Lahaina the late morning session was MUCH better than the early morning one. It's rare, but it happens. I scored a super fun session with waist to chest high waves with only two… [[ 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

South shore is waist high with a high tide and a bit of wind due to rain clouds. Might get better later. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

9 18 15 morning call

Posted 20 months ago

Small waves on the south shore and small windswell on the north shore yesterday. Buoys Pauwela 4.8ft @ 7s from 47° (NE) 1.7ft @ 10s from 63° (ENE) … [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

9 17 15 morning call

Posted 20 months ago

South shore had nice waves and Hookipa had up to shoulder high windswell yesterday. More of the same today as you can see from the buoys. Buoys Pauwela 4.2ft @ 8s from 37° (NE) 1.5ft @… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

9 16 15 morning call

Posted 20 months ago

Fun surfing on the south shore yesterday. Lahaina had onshore wind at dawn, but then it cleaned up as the photo below shows. This is from the day before. Sunnier and glassier. I did not go… [[ 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

Only saw waist high stuff on the drive and lahaina has a bit of morning sickness on it. Hopefully it will clean up with a lower tide. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

9 15 15 morning call

Posted 20 months ago

South shore was waist to shoulder high yesterday. Had a fun morning session. I also surfed the windswell at Hookipa at sunset. Small, very short period waves, still fun on the… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

9 14 15 morning call

Posted 20 months ago

Launiupoko was knee to thigh high yesterday at sunset. Fun for longboard, but a slow start of this south swell. Buoys Pauwela 4ft @ 7s from 65° (ENE) 2.2ft @ 5s from 56° (ENE)… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

9 13 15 morning call

Posted 20 months ago

Nothing to report from yesterday, so let's jump straight into the buoys. Pauwela 5.5ft @ 7s from 69° (ENE) 1.4ft @ 3s from 80° (E) 1ft @ 13s from 76°… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

9 12 15 morning call

Posted 20 months ago

Easy call today: there's no waves. Buoys Pauwela 3.1ft @ 7s from 69° (ENE) 3.1ft @ 8s from 67° (ENE) 1.2ft @ 5s from 76° (ENE) … [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

9 11 15 morning call

Posted 20 months ago

Ops, yesterday I picked the wrong banner for the new sponsor Surferslist.com. The new one is up now. Tiny waves on both north and south shores. That is going to be the case for the next two weeks… [[ 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

Waist high leftovers [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

9 10 15 morning call

Posted 20 months ago

I'd like to thank a new blog sponsor: Surferslist.com, the Ultimate Online Surf Marketplace. Check it out! Prices for advertising on my blog are: $50/month for a banner or $125 for three… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

9 9 15 morning call

Posted 20 months ago

Double Hookipa session, both fun even though the mid day one was infested with jelly fish. This photo is from the morning one. Surfed 1000 peaks at sunset and the conditions were pristine… [[ 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

That wave at the point is head high, but it's mostly chest high. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

A lot smaller but still occasional chest high

Posted 20 months ago

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9 8 morning call

Posted 20 months ago

Once again, another grand day of surfing in Maui yesterday. Another one of those in which there were waves pretty much everywhere and that is been the norm lately. Enjoy till it lasts, because I see… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

9 7 15 morning call

Posted 20 months ago

My friends at Manaloha rent a car told me that they're having a special for the month of September: 10% discount for every booking of at least a week. Fantastic day of surfing yesterday pretty much… [[ 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

East swell hitting Hookipa with head high sets [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

9 6 15 morning call

Posted 21 months ago

My friends at Manaloha rent a car told me that they're having a special for the month of September: 10% discount for every booking of at least a week. Fantastic day of surf on the south shore… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

5 9 15 morning call

Posted 21 months ago

The place to be was the south shore yesterday and I managed to only have a short session at sunset. Nice long period waves. Below are the wind maps from August 29, 30 and 31 to illustrate how 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

Jimena swell too east to really hit Hookipa, but there's occasional waves. I wish I could go south [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

9 4 15 mornig call

Posted 21 months ago

Double surf session at Hookipa for me yesterday. It was fun, I don't have photos of it. Buoys NW 5.8ft @ 15s from 112° (ESE) 5.7ft @ 10s from 18° (NNE) … [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

9 3 15 morning call

Posted 21 months ago

The word to describe the conditions yesterday at The Point around mid day is Epic. Braddah Loch locks in a barrel Alan Cadiz is back in the water after his back injury last winter. I was stoked to… [[ 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

Mix of swells and offshore. This set is overhead, but I had to wait for it [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

9 2 15 morning call

Posted 21 months ago

The big east swell from Ignacio hit and I surfed this spot that was firing and full of good surfers. At one point I was sitting between Matt Kinoshita, Ola Eleogram and Imai DeVault. My chances of… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

9 1 15 morning call

Posted 21 months ago

Beautiful day of surfing yesterday on all shores. I first surfed the south shore. Waist high perfection like the photo shows. Here's the clip of that wave to show how perfect and rippable… [[ 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

Small and poor shape. Lahaina looked beautiful on the webcam [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

8 31 15 morning call

Posted 21 months ago

Afternoon surf session at Hookipa for me proved to be very challenging. After 2 months of perfect waves in Indo, it's so hard to ride those bumpy waves, but no complains here…. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

8 30 15 morning call

Posted 21 months ago

Had a great windsurfing session yesterday at sunset. Very light wind and pretty much by myself with a couple of surfers. Loved it. Didn't even bother going to check the waves this… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

8 29 15 morning call

Posted 21 months ago

Scored a great session on the south shore yesterday. Only two people and waves like this. It's the first time I witness a west swell that wraps around both the north and the south shore 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

Looks smaller than yesterday, but i'm sure there's head high sets. A little bit of wind and the crowd us gonna be massive [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

8 28 15 morning call

Posted 21 months ago

Loving the west swell. This photo is from yesterday morning at Hookipa. Lahaina side had beautiful waves too. Buoys NW 6.3ft @ 16s from 277° (W) 3.8ft @ 8s from 24°… [[ 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

Very occasional waist high sets [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

8 27 15 morning call

Posted 21 months ago

Steady west swell on tap for today. If you want to know where it comes from and why, here's a brief extract of Pat Caldwell's discussion: "Typhoon atsani in the western north Pacific is the primary… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

8 26 15 morning call

Posted 21 months ago

There were waves on the Lahaina and Kihei side yesterday and there will be more waves tomorrow, possible bigger judging from the webcams below. Those waves were generated by the typhoon… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

8 25 15 morning call

Posted 21 months ago

Sunny calm day this morning. Not much on offer though. Buoys NW 3.3ft @ 14s from 287° (WNW) 3.2ft @ 7s from 133° (SE) 2.7ft @ 9s from 95° (E) 1.4ft @ 6s from 119°… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

8 24 15 morning call

Posted 21 months ago

Plenty rain during the night and this morning in Maui. The satellite photo and the radar below show that. Buoys NW 3.7ft @ 9s from 111° (ESE) 3.4ft @ 12s from 237° (WSW) … [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

8 23 15 morning call

Posted 21 months ago

It was a hot one yesterday. Cooling down in the ocean was the only escape. Not much on offer today. Buoys: NW 4.1ft @ 13s from 243°… [[ 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

Minimal windswell energy. Pavillion is your only option on the north shore [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

8 22 15 morning call

Posted 21 months ago

I'm back, so is the morning call. Let's talk about Kilo right away. This morning the island woke up with lightning and thunder upcountry on the Haiku side of the Haleakala, but that cell seems… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

2015 Indo trip n.2 Report 6. The WQS contest at Uluwatu + gopro stuff + more

Posted 21 months ago

This has been the trip of the cancelled sub-trips so far. Despite the fact that I had invested $150 in cheap non reimbursable tickets to go again to my favorite island (and for that reason I… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

2015 Indo trip n.2 Report 5. Three days in Uluwatu.

Posted 22 months ago

Tired of driving every day from Canggu, I just went for a three days stay in Uluwatu. There's so many homestays that even in high season like now, it's never a problem to find a room. The cheapest… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

2015 Indo trip n.2 Report 4. Uluwatu's surf contest + gopro shots + river mouth clip

Posted 22 months ago

Plans are made to be changed and I decided to skip the Sumbawa trip and save the money to go back to my favorite island later in the month. I could have done both, but, as this post will show, it's… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

2015 Indo trip n.2 Report 3. More Uluwatu + UNS

Posted 22 months ago

Been offline for quite a few days, here's what happened in my trip in the meantime. The post starts with some photos from Uluwatu. Time stamps says July 3th. Hopefully they were friends. And… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

2015 Indo trip n.2 Report 2 (medewi + ulu's)

Posted 23 months ago

I'm gonna start the report n.2 with one more photo of the big swell of last week. It was taken from the Jimbaran beach and I needed to max out the zoom of my camera to find out that there were some… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

2015 Indo trip n.2 report 1. Day 1 of the highly anticipated big swell report.

Posted 23 months ago

I started the day by checking the waves at the Airport reefs at 6am and they looked already too big. So I went to Balangan. Tide was high and the waves looked big but doable. I paddled out, tried to… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

california surfing + italy trip

Posted 23 months ago

Been on the road and finally found the time for a post. I'm doing a round the world trip made by one way tickets with the following stop-overs: – Los Angeles (12 hours) – Italy (10 days) -… [[ 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

South shore coming in at waist to belly high. Looks inconsistent but there's 15 seconds energy in the water [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

6 9 15 morning call

Posted 23 months ago

Today's morning call is presented by: Manaloha rent-a-car: same friendly faces a new fleet and the best deals in Maui. Been in love with the south shore lately. I think I drove there… [[ 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

That wave at pavils is belly high and that's the average size [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

7 6 15 morning call

Posted 23 months ago

Despite the clean early morning conditions. I didn't feel like surfing Hookipa and went south also yesterday. I think I'm addicted to the colors and the long lasting glassiness. Here's a couple of… [[ 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

Chest to head high when the set comes,but it's slow. no wind but a little texture [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

6 7 15 morning call

Posted 24 months ago

Didn't go south yesterday for the first time in two weeks in a row and absolutely hated the shitty waves at Hookipa. All wobbly, lumpy, closing out and crowded. Hookipa can be good, but most times… [[ 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

Had to wait 5 minutes for that belly high wave at the point. Looks very inconsistent, but as I type a head high set rolls in. Should be a good sesh [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

6 6 15 morning call

Posted 24 months ago

Pretty good day on the south shore yesterday. The reinforcement wasn't as strong as someone thought, but there were still beautiful waves to be ridden. The one below was one of them for me. Instead… [[ 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

South shore coming in at waist to shoulder high. There should be bigger sets, but I didn't see any. Glassy everywhere. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

6 5 morning call

Posted 24 months ago

Yesterday was another fun day on the south shore. To give my paddling muscles a break, I chose to do a bit of SUP surfing. This photo is to show you the water quality. First hour I was by… [[ 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

1000 peaks knee to belly high and clean [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

6 4 15 morning call

Posted 24 months ago

Ok, I won't call yesterday another fantastic day of surfing on the south shore because my early morning session wasn't fantastic like it has been for the past many days. It was just good though, with… [[ 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

Little smaller, but still shoulder to head high sets [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

6 3 15 morning call

Posted 24 months ago

Guess what: yesterday was yet another fantastic day of surfing on the south shore! I only have a photo of a small wave from Olowalu to show, so you have to trust me on that. Buoys NW 3.3ft @ 7s… [[ 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

Lahaina side still coming in at solid shoulder to head high from what I saw from the road. Might have occasionally bigger sets [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

6 2 15 morning call

Posted 24 months ago

Yet again, yesterday was another fantastic day of surfing on the south shore. I've been starting the post like that for 10 days or so and it doesn't seem it's gonna change any time soon. These are… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

6 1 15 morning call

Posted 24 months ago

I might sound repetitive, but when the message is so positive, I don't think you guys mind repetitive: yet another great day of surfing yesterday on the south shore. I surfed Breakwall in 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

Lahaina side solid head high with bigger sets [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

31 5 15 morning call

Posted 24 months ago

Hookipa was fun on a longboard in the morning and, after having seen pumping waves all morning at work on the lahaina webcam, I surfed Breakwall at sunset. There were overhead sets. Not sure it's 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

Didn't make it to the south shore before work this morning, gonna surf waist high Hookipa [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

30 5 15 morning call

Posted 24 months ago

Yet another great day of surfing yesterday on the south shore. This swell has been amazing. Two morning sessions for me, this is young Caden at Thousand Peaks mid morning still very… [[ 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

South shore a little a little smaller, but there's still sets [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

29 5 15 morning call

Posted 24 months ago

Fantastic day of surfing on the south shore. It was glassy all day till 3 when a little onshore wind picked up, but it was still good. Even Hookipa looked clean at sunset. This was my facebook post… [[ 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

South shore coming in chest high and gorgeous. Hookipa was onshore and raining. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

5 28 15 morning call

Posted 24 months ago

Another fantastic day of surfing yesterday on both shores. The clip below is from a fun wave on the south shore where I tried the gopro mouth mount. Pretty good, I'd say. Hookipa 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

Yesterday was another day of waves on both shores. I surfed Hookipa in the morning (glassy fun head high peaks) and 1000 peaks in the afternoon, which was all closeouts. That spot doesn't like… [[ 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

South swell was pumping yesterday. In between sessions I quickly stopped by Oluwalu and took a couple of shots of the groms ripping. Other spots on the same coastline had up to double overhead… [[ 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

South shore coming in at solid head high [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

25 5 15 morning call

Posted 24 months ago

South shore saw some action, as the photo by Jason Hall shows. I surfed Maalaea after many years, and that wave is still too fast for me on the backhand. 10-15 yeards is the most I can travel…. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

5 24 15 morning call

Posted 24 months ago

South swell is pumping as the snip from the Lahaina and Ala Moana webcams shows. Stopped by Hookipa at sunset and there sure was some size, but really unclean breaking pattern. I have the same… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

23 5 15 morning call

Posted 24 months ago

Below a pretty crazy backloop off the lip attempt by Graham Ezzy at Jaws last winter. Photo by Jimmie Hepp. Yesterday it was another really fun day on the south shore. Thanks to the lack of wind,… [[ 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

South shore coming in at waist to chest high. [[ 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

South shore coming in at waist to chest high. [[ 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

Saturday there's the annual Dooma Photos slide show at Lulu's in Lahaina. I spent the whole day on the south shore yesterday and observed the swell grow from pretty… [[ 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

Oluwalu was flat when I drove by, but there's small clean sets once in a while. Once again, this is still the Tasman swell. Gonna get bigger and more consistent when we get the waves coming off the… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

21 5 15 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

No photos from yesterday, I'll make up with a video that shows my very personal opinion about the difference between two Dakine footstraps: the Primo and the Supremo. I did go south anyway, and… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

20 5 15 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

Another spectacular sunset from Jimmie Hepp. South shore was fun for me yesterday morning, even though the sets were 20-25 minutes apart. Barbers buoy is reading 1.2ft @ 13s from 203° (SSW) … [[ 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

Photo shows a little line coming in at Puamana. It's flat to very little and the start of a Tasman sea swell is even more inconsistent that a straight south one. [[ 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

Windsurfing for me yesterday, wind was gusty, waves were mostly windswell, not even remotely as good as the day before. Photo of the sunset by Jimmie Hepp Buoys. NW 3ft @ 9s from 78° (ENE) … [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

5 18 15 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

Yesterday recap: south shore was very fun for me. I was out at 6am at one of my favorite spots by myself for what I wanted to be SUP session n.5 without falling. First 2 sessions I used big boards…. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

5 17 15 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

The NW swell is held up yesterday as the photo of sailor Sarah Hauser by Jimmie Hepp shows. Meanwhile, that Tasman swell is rocking Tavarua, this is Restaurants. Photo by Namotu… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

5 16 15 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

The WNW swell showed up at Hookipa in the afternoon and here's a couple of pics. Morgan Noireaux. Photo Jimmie Hepp. Pavillion beauty. Photo Jason… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

5 15 15 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

There's a bunch of kiters in town. Some pretty ones too. Photo Jimmie Hepp. I apologize with the readers: yesterday I thought it was Friday and I followed the surfline forecast more than 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

Uluwalu looking fun and I'm hating this phone [[ 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

Went to the south shore yesterday and it was solid waist high with some nice scenery. Keeping your head up while paddling requires some trained muscles. This lady is giving them a break by… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

13 5 15 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

I'm back in Maui and the morning call is back on the blog. Don't have a photo of yesterday, but Hookipa was windy and had some small windswell waves. More of the same today. Pauwela reads 6.5ft… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

2015 first Indo trip report n.4. Balangan at low tide 2, GP 0.

Posted 2 years ago

The surfing part of this trip came to a sudden stop when last Wednesaday, on the first day of the big SSW swell, the low tide at Balangan had the best of me again (first time happened last… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

2015 first Indo trip, report n.3. Sunday beach.

Posted 2 years ago

Sundays are big time beach days in Bali. In addition to the tourists in fact, all the locals fill up the beaches. And if it happens that there's a full moon low tide and a lovely sunset, the energy… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

2015 first Indo trip report n.2. The death river.

Posted 2 years ago

Flat spell is over. I didn't waste time anyway, since yesterday I spent 5 hours on the bike to explore the west coast and find possible surf spots based on: – geographical coordinates provided… [[ 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

River mouths going off this morning [[ 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

Small but empty river mouth this morning [[ 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

Bautiful but flat sunrise in Canggu. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

2015 first Indo trip report n.1. Not the smoothest start.

Posted 2 years ago

I apologize with the readers for having declared that I was going to keep doing the daily Maui morning call from Bali, but as soon as I arrived, it was immediately clear that I had no interest… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

4 25 15 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

Still fun surfing on the south shore yesterday. This swell did not impress me as much as the previous one (when was it, couple of weeks ago?), but it's lasting long time. Here's my massage therapist… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

4 14 15 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

Got a new gopro and here's a shot I took yesterday. I guess the mouth mount makes the most sense when you get barreled, but at least you see a bit of a wall. Lahaina was weak and the onshore come up… [[ 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

Windswell only. Pavils and the point get a little bit of action [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

4 23 15 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

Pretty bad call I did yesterday morning. I went for the windswell and yes there was no wind at all and some size, but too sloppy and no shape. Then I opted for a relaxing coffee in 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

16 people at pavils at 6am. Chest to head with a bit of wind. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

4 22 15 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

Another good day of action on the south side, even though the Lahaina side had light onshore wind pretty much from the very beginning of the day. I surfed two spots, but the best session was 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

Mixed sea and windy [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

4 21 15 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

Gonna use this sequence to: 1) show that the early morning saw some small waves on south shore yesterday, but the swell slowly and steadily grew all day 2) show my SUP and longboard students how 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

Some nw lines, but wind and windswell on it. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

4 20 15 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

Conditions at Hookipa yesterday were pretty average as this photo shows. Windswell is pumping, so it's still a lot better than flat. Wind map shows a little NW fetch, but I have 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

Pure windswell, pavils is chest to head high. Windy. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

4 19 15 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

Shooting Pavils from the point requires some zoom. I like the chick that went left and is checking how the right was… shoulda kept going! The wind was brutally stong all day (so they told me) but… [[ 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

Occasional head high sets + wind + windswell [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

4n18 15 morning call + old desert point report

Posted 2 years ago

No action shots from yesterday, so I post 5 years old Yannike catching her first wave thanks to a timely push from the blog author. Her smile after that was priceless. Buoys. I got a feeling you… [[ 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

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4 17 15 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

Report from yesterday starts with a great shot from Jason Hall: Mark Anderson at Honolua Bay on a ruler edge beauty. This might be a little less ruler edged, and it's definitely not as exciting… [[ 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

Head and a half to occasionally double with a little wind [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

4 16 15 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

The swell arrived and it didn't disappoint in terms of size. This is a wave at Hookipa ridden by Kauli Seadi and photographed by Jimmie Hepp. I had a little sailing session myself… [[ 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

Occasional logo to mast high sets at 12.30 and the photoshoot guys are going off [[ 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

Occasional overhead sets of the swell, but windy and blown out. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

15 4 15 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

A seal with her puppy is a bit of a rare sight. They showed up at sunset at Hookipa yesterday. I'll stick to nature shots, since the lack of conditions persists. I'm assuming everybody 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

Shoulder to head high peaks and not too windy in this moment. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

14 4 15 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

No photos from yesterday. Sign of the times, since there's no good conditions. I'll steal the photo that Jason Hall just posted on his facebook instead. That's this morning'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

Chest high windswell [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

4 13 15 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

The south shore of Maui is perfect for learning (and teaching!) how to surf and for family surf. I spent there the morning and it was lovely. Then more work and at sunset I had the pleasure to… [[ 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

Waist to chest high and inconsistent [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

4 12 15 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

The 2015 American Windsurfing Tour is about to start with the first event in Santa Cruz in 7 weeks, but the permit price has been unexpectedly risen (more info here). The event organizers have… [[ 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

No time to drive to the lookout, waves are head high with a bit of wind. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

11 4 15 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

Three lovely sessions yesterday (early and late surfing and mid day windsurfing). Thanks to the NW swell generated by the fetch I circled on the map on Wednesday and Thursday's call, the waves… [[ 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

Chest high nw sets occasionally hitting pavils and the point, but poor conditions due to wind and windswell [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

4 10 15 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

Just a quick early session for me yesterday, then full day of work. The reason why I'm taking so many extra jobs than usual is coming up soon. This is a photo from that session, it's almost like… [[ 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

I saw a chest high nw set from the highway, but now it's only wind and windswell. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

9 4 15 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

Pretty average day yesterday on both shores. Perfect for my surfing students instead. This is a photo from 2006, that's the very first digital gopro camera that was launched and that's the first… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

8 4 15 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

Couple of surf sessions early and late yesterday, that's all I need. The photo is from the sunset one. Now I'm gonna brag a bit (I love doing that, don't I?). A week ago I started pointing out 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

I only see windswell and the point is bigger than pavils. Interesting. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

7 4 15 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

Just a quick early morning sesh at Pavils for me yesterday and then a full day of work. I don't mind working when the office looks like this… weather was absolutely gorgeous yesterday (photo… [[ 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

Windswell bit smaller than yesterday this morning:chest high. [[ 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

Yesterday turned out to be a trifecta day, so that automatically goes into the good category. South shore was perfect for SUP and longboards, as the two photos below show. Well this one shows 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

Chest to head high windswell + wind [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

5 4 15 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

Below average day for me yesterday. Hana is firing, but that's the only place where you can really feel the power of this windswell episode. 9 seconds waves are not particularly… [[ 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

Chest high windswell and a bit windy. 10 people at pavils at 6.30am. I think there's the Ian Walsh menehune contest today. [[ 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

Yesterday early morning surf wasn't particularly remarkable due to the small (chest high at most) windswell waves. It was definitely better on the beach. After that (the surf session, 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

15 people at pavils at 6.30am… this looks like a summer day. Waves are small with a bit of wind on it. Remember the lack of fetches in the north pacific the past few days? That's the result. Still,… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

3 4 15 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

Yesterday's early morning sesh was fun. Photographer Jason Hall got in the water when I was getting out of it so he missed the prime action… But he was lucky enough to get Kai Lenny ripping on a… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

2 4 15 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

Yesterday saw a fun glassy early surf session at Hookipa (wind came up around 8, so the dawn patrolling really paid off), a beginner surf lesson with friends at idyllic perfect knee high south shore… [[ 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

Small with some chest high leftovers. Not much wind at 6.20am [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

1 4 15 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

The most remarkable thing about yesterday was how all the wind forecast models were wrong. The wind in fact never really picked up to sailing levels and it was all about surfing all day. Best… [[ 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

No wind and clean, but small and weak. Wind line is out there pretty close. [[ 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

To be someone that writes a blog claiming to know where and when to go, I've been doing a lot of miles for nothing lately… Yesterday I thought that Hookipa would suck (and I was right 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

Not much action for me yesterday, but that's my fault. I taught a lesson in Kihei and seen the high Barbers point reading with some east, I went east. It was breaking, but too close to the rocks…. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

3 29 15 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

Full day of work for me yesterday (pretty much 6.30am to 5pm), but I managed to squeeze a sunset session at Hookipa on a longboard and that was fun. The SUP lesson was a success. The SUP lessons… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

3 28 15 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

Yesterday I checked Hookipa first, didn't like it, drove south, didn't like it (onshore and small), went to Honolua, was flat, went back to Hookipa and surfed very windy green trees and… [[ 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

Head high +, wind and windswell infested, but surfable. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

3 27 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

Horrible windsurfing session for me yesterday. The (not so) funny part is that I heard many sailors commentating on the beach "best session in a long time!". It's great how we all are different,… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

3 26 15 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

Good surfing on the south shore yesterday, not quite as good as the first day. I'll examine the reasons for that later on in this post when I'll talk about wave period. Still, three one hour sessions… [[ 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

Cold, windy, stormy, i'm not even getting out of the car. Epic resting conditions. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

3 25 15 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

Phenomenal day on the south shore yesterday. With some variations on size and crowd, pretty much every spot was firing. I'll celebrate that with a artsy photo that photographer Jason Hall took… [[ 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

As predicted, small, clean and pretty empty. Everybody must be on the south shore. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

3 14 15 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

Yesterday I surfed: Hookipa early morning, Honolua mid morning, Lahaina mid afternoon. Honolua was waist high and gorgeous. You could see the reef from the cliff and all its little channels…. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

3 23 15 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

Surfing and windsurfing on the north shore were both mediocre for me yesterday. Still better than nothing. Below a pic from Jimmie Hepp that shows a nice windsurfing wipeout. This early morning… [[ 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

Buys went down, but there's still head high sets. The usual fair amount of wind on it. [[ 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

Well overhead, bit windy, not clean, no thanks. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

3 22 15 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

Yesterday's surf session was ok, but windsurfing later in the day was more fun. That tells you it's spring. The waves at Hookipa did get to advisory level in the afternoon and here's a couple 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

Bigger than yesterday, but not advisory level. That set was overhead and the conditions are poor. No one out yet. I'm out if here too. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

3 21 15 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

Pretty mediocre day yesterday. The wind and windswell were on the waves even at 6.30 (which, let's not forget it, it's kind of normal for Maui… we just got spoiled by the winter), so surfing… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

3 20 15 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

Yesterday's recap: amazing surf session in the morning (I gave it a 9) with glassy clean waves till around 8. After that, more onshore than usual trades picked up and ruined the waves. The afternoon… [[ 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

3.6f 11s with sets up to head high at 6am and quite a bit of morning sickness courtesy of the return of the trades. [[ 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

Light sideon wind, head high + waves, 20 sailors out. Looks like a 4 to me, but i'm high maintenance when it comes to windsurfing. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

3 19 15 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

Fantastic day of surfing yesterday. We had a really good strip of few days of no to light wind and beautiful mid period head high waves. I took some surf photos after my session, but the beauty 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

Buoy says 4.5f 12s and that's a beautiful 2f OH set at Middles which is already packed at 7am! [[ 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

Fantastic day of surfing all day yesterday. The wind stayed very light and that's pretty much all it takes to have good surf in Maui. The photo below was taken yesterday and it shows the Butterfly… [[ 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

3f 12s at the buoy and pretty slow. Chest to head glassy. Smaller than yesterday at sunset. [[ 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

Super clean chest to occasionally head high. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

3 17 15 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

Gorgeous day of surfing yesterday. No wind till noon and shoulder to aslightly overhead waves at Hookipa made for a high crowd advisory, so I surfed somewhere else. This is Isaac Stunt in a photo of… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

3 16 15 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

Good waves yesterday at Hookipa, but bad surfing from the blog author. Not by Hookipa ripper Will Hunt though. He loves getting barreled. Photo by Jimmie Hepp. In the afternoon I tought a SUP… [[ 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

Report before call today. Pauwela reads 4.7ft @ 12s from 360° (N) and it's head high+, clean and nippy. [[ 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

Smaller (head high+) and cleaner. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

3 15 15 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

Morning surf session was way more fun than the afternoon windsurf one for me, and that is happening more and more. The thing with surfing is that, no matter how good or bad the conditions are, you… [[ 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

High horribility advisory. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

3 14 15 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

Yesterday I didn't find anything good to do. The north shore was scourged by the onshore wind, so I drove west. Windsurfing looked pretty bad, so I went all the way to Honolua only to find out there… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

3 13 15 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

Fun longboard session yesterday early morning before the onshore wind picked up. Couple of people in the water thanked me for advising them to surf early… my pleasure you guys. One who doesn't… [[ 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

Belly to chest high and still offshore at 7am [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

3 12 15 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

Fantastic day of surfing also yesterday. Sorry, don't mean to make anybody who didn't score good waves feel bad, but I have to truthfully report what I did. Early morning session was… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

3 11 15 wind map beauty

Posted 2 years ago

I forgot to post the wind map in the call and now that I have it ready I think it deserves a whole post. Letters' legenda: H: Hawaii F: Fiji T: Tahiti G: Gold coast I circled all the fetches… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

3 11 15 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

Fun day yesterday. The afternoon session was filled with waves. I caught 12 in an hour in a north shore spot together with just a friend. Hookipa looked good too (picture below). And 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

Report before call today. Buoy says 4.5f 12s from N and that is a head high set at pavils. Cloudy/rainy and no wind at 6.45. [[ 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

If you can handle the 59 degrees, it's a gorgeous day. Waves are head high and a bit choppy, but better than the previous days. The one out the back is overhead, but when i call the size, i always… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

3 10 15 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

I went to Honolua yesterday and finally got a mediocre session there this year (all the previous ones have been pretty damn good). The north wind gets there more sideshore, with coconuts… [[ 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

The photo was taken around 10am and that was the best set i've seen. Then i surfed it and it was shoulder high, kinda soft, a bit inconsistent and definitely cold. Not really worth the drive. 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

Sorry about the confusion in the morning call. The buoys are correct. 5f 12s is more organized and a little cleaner than yesterday, but very similar in size to yesterday (head high +). I think i… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

3 9 15 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

Fun double surf sesh yesterday. More today. As I said, I dig the waves from the north… Something interesting happened at the NW and Pauwela buoy. Here's the graphs 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

Seen the lack of sun, i thought of trying the "solarize" effect. Plenty solid head high 9s mushy burgers on offer and pretty much no one out. I have ZERO complains. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

3 8 15 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

Not particularly exciting calls these days, since the poor conditions continue incredibly steady. Actually Hookipa was kinda fun yesterday in the moments in which the onshore wind wasn't too strong…. [[ 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

Messy [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

3 7 15 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

No internet at my place this morning. I'm using my phone and i was able to copy the Pauwela buoy readings at 5am: 7.6ft @ 9s from 17° (NNE) 2.4ft @ 12s from 341° (NNW) 2.1ft @ 7s from… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

3 6 15 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

Yesterday the wind picked up enough for the windsurfers to go out at Kanaha. More onshore than usual, but at least they were having fun. Just like Robby Naish, who had Hookipa all to himself… [[ 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

Head high to overhead mix of ground and windswell with sideone light wind. In other words, poor conditions at 8am. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

3 5 15 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

Double surf session yesterday, both of them quite nice since the wind was kept at bay by the rain. Below is our Maui ripper Paige Alms in a photo by Jason Hall taken yesterday afternoon 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

All i can say is that i'm not the only crazy guy who goes surfing with this weather… another guy is getting ready to paddle out. Looks like an epic workout out there!!! I hate missing out on… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

3 4 15 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

Double Hookipa surf session for me yesterday. As I wrote in the report, the size was fun (head high with frequent overhead sets), but the shape was poor because of the wind and the windswell. 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

Fun size (head high with oh sets) but usual trade winds induced poor shape [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

3 3 15 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

Gorgeous day of action yesterday. Just to make sure to catch a bunch of uncrowded waves, I first surfed a spot close to where I live and then I decided to go surf the Bay. Of course it was crowded,… [[ 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

Honolua inconsistent head high and crowded (20 at the cave). [[ 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

Plenty overhead sets. Poor shape because of the NE windswell. It's low tide and it looks like high… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

3 2 15 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

Pretty low quality waves yesterday on the north shore. I attempted a sunset session and that was the hardest rain I ever surfed in. But rain and wind were nothing compared to the lightnings and… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

3 1 15 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

First of all, I'd like to thank a new blog sponsor. The banner is on the right, but other than having direct traffic coming from the blog, the main advantage of having a link on a website like this… [[ 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

Scattered chest to shoulder high weak peaks. [[ 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

This is the idyllic vision you had if you were at the right spot at the right time yesterday. Photo by Jason Hall. The size was much more friendly than the day before, which saw some DOH… [[ 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

Waves are weak, lineup is crowded and Elliott got some weird camera gear for a shoot [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

2 27 15 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

Yesterday's surfing photo from Hookipa is from Jimmie Hepp and shows legendary Ilima Kalama ripping at age 72 (or maybe more). I'm inspired by the dad just as much as I'm inspired by the son… [[ 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

Pure windswell still glassy at 11am, but some texture is coming. [[ 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

Windsurfing photo from yesterday from Jimmie Hepp still shows some head high waves. Surfing photo from yesterday shows some waves in Kihei too. I'm gonna guess head high too. No graphs today,… [[ 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

Had to wait quite a bit before that head high set hit the point. Before that, only windswell. Windy, bit rainy, kinda cold. Could be better, could be worse. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

2 25 15 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

Windsurfing shot from yesterday to start the call. Sailor: Morgan Noireaux, photog Jimmie Hepp. Before I get into the call, I'd like to share this flyer that has been seen at Hookipa. A 23yo… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

2 24 15 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

Sorry for the late post, knowing the forecast, I chose to sleep in… Quick Jimmie Hepp photo from yesterday to start with. Lots of sailors at Hookipa, they've been starving for months. As… [[ 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

Small and a bit windy. This a shoulder high one at pavils. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

2 23 15 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

The trades are back, so are the windsurfers at Hookipa. Here's my favorite sailor Levi Siver in a photo from Jimmie Hepp. As you can see from the photo above, there were still plenty overhead 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

Head high+ and poor shape. [[ 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

Here's two things I can say about yesterday: if you surfed Hookipa, you sure had a workout (that's what it looked like), but you might have enjoyed the lack of crowd, specially after one 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

Hookipa big and messy [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

2 21 15 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

The photo below shows Yuri Soledade (one of my favorite Maui surfer and Peahi charger) bottom turning on a beautiful wave at Hookipa yesterday morning. In fact, there were some beautiful waves… [[ 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

Saw an overhead set at middles from the highway and dont feel like waiting for another one because it might be a while. I forgot to write in the call that west refracted means low consistency. Clean… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

2 20 15 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

Small but clean = fun. That sums up yesterday morning and these two couple of shots of water photographer Jason Hall help reinforce the concept. The other day I replaced the wetsuit… [[ 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

Sunrise was spectacular but, as the buoy shows, there's not much energy in the water. Better later, but mostly tomorrow. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

2 19 15 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

Really small day yesterday. Still fun in the early morning with very clean conditions, not as fun for the rest of the day with some light trades on it. No pics to report, let's jump… [[ 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

As close to flat as it gets [[ 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

Yesterday was a fairly small day. In the early morning there were some shoulder to head high ones, but then it got smaller throughout the day. Still clearly enough to rip for this guy. Photo Jimmie… [[ 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

Shoulder to head high [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

2 17 15 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

That's the kind of waves that Hookipa offered yesterday. Big and far from perfect, hence challenging, hence fun. After a pretty poor SUP session at Kanaha earlier, I paddled out… [[ 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

Hookipa was big and not too clean. This is another empty lineup. Costco gas dawn patrol. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

2 16 15 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

Yet another fantastic day of surfing yesterday. Other than the north shore, there were good waves pretty much everywhere. During the search of my first spot I lucked out in a totally unexpected and… [[ 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

The bay was epic today. It still is, but the shooting in the sun is not the best with my phone camera. Plenty shots in tomorrow's morning call on my blog. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

2 15 15 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

Yesterday I said it was going to be one of the worse days of the year because of the strong Kona and I guess the complete lack of surfers at Hookipa confirmed that: just way too windy. Of course,… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

2 14 15 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

Great surfing conditions in the early morning on the north shore yesterday, before the Kona wind got too strong. These are the photos I took at Hookipa after my dawn patrol session in another… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

2 13 15 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

My four days of full day work are over, thank god for that. As I state in my profile on this blog, life is to short to work eight hours a day. Back to my light schedule now, hopefully I'll have more… [[ 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

Didn't even look at hookipa, but from what i've seen so fat, it's big and sloppy. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

2 12 15 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

This "large and sloppy northwest swell" (like the guys at NOAA rightly call it) continues with a remarkable steadiness shown by the buoy graphs below. 10f 15s on day three is pretty remarkable, 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

Hookipa big and not clean [[ 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

Well the swell did arrive, as the buoy graphs below show. I circled the rise on all of them and I put an arrow to show that it's staying pretty steady at the NW buoy, so we should expect it to… [[ 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

Can't see the waves in the photo, so i post the sunrise… 5f 17s. Hookipa is not massive yet, but not small either. Gonna pick up pretty quick, i'm out of here. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

2 10 15 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

Yesterday early morning saw some small (but very well groomed) waves at Hookipa. The afternoon saw some port tack sailing, but in waves so small that I don't even feel like grabbing frames off… [[ 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

So small that i went back home and grabbed the longboard. Kona not too strong yet. [[ 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

What a fun day yesterday: all kind of action everywhere. I'm gonna start with Jimmie Hepp's photo of Andrea Moeller warming up at Hookipa for Tuesday's swell at Jaws. Of course I picked one of the… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

2 8 15 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

No pictures from yesterday, which went exactly as the wind models were calling.The ones in the know surfed early before the northerly wind pickup up around 9.30. From then on, it was shit (relatively… [[ 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

Hookipa looks pretty bad and unfortunately i can feel the onshore flow already [[ 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

Fantastic day of action yesterday. I'm gonna do an old style post and tell you all about it. Starting with a very detailed and mildly funny story. The morning call is all the way at the bottom… [[ 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

Too big for me. Not even driving to the lookout. [[ 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

No pics from yesterday, it was relatively bad all day. When it's poor conditions, I usually go for what I call a "power hour" of surfing. I time my session and see how many waves I can catch in one… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

2 5 15 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

This morning the report/photo from the beach was posted before this call… scroll down to get the bad news. Yesterday was another day of intense kona wind action. The morning saw well above… [[ 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

Beach report before the call this morning. Poor conditions with mixed short and mid periods. Keep sleeping. The moon is out. Kavika too. [[ 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

Head high and offshore. Damn, i might have to paddle out again! [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

2 4 15 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

Nothing. This winter doesn't manage to be shitty even when it is forecasted to be… Yesterday morning it was surfable and clean until the kona picked up strong. Then it was the windsurfers' turn… [[ 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

Buoy says 6f 13s. Would be totally epic if the kona was lighter, but it's pretty damn strong. Nonetheless, Kavika is out with no wetsuit… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

2 3 15 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

Yesterday started with glassy conditions. Not sure what time Jimmie Hepp took this picture of Toddy, but it does show a bit of texture already. I only lasted one hour, because I surfed that… [[ 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

Overhead set at the point with clean conditions. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

2 2 15 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

What a super bowl that was! The three buoys below show a downward trend, if it wasn't for that little pulse that I highlighted at the NW buoy. It happened around… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

1 2 15 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

Yesterday we had big lumpy waves all day for the reasons explained in yesterday's call. Scroll down and read it if you missed it (and if you care). Morning session was fun for me. Then 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

Big, lumpy and not inviting because… of what i wrote in the previous post! [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

1 31 15 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

First of all, I'd like to welcome a new sponsor to the blog.You can read the traffic stats on the counters on right. All went like predicted yesterday. The early morning hours were glassy. Then… [[ 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

The beautiful overhead lines are still there and the wind is not on them yet. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

1 30 15 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

I have a bunch of photos of yesterday's action, but I'll have to do that later, since I want to start putting the call online for the early birds… and I want to be a early bird myself… [[ 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

Freaking paradise out here! [[ 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

Overhead and beautiful [[ 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

The MC @ 2km forecast yesterday called for more wind than it really was. Despite being the most reliable model, this shows that a forecast can ALWAYS be wrong. But… [[ 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

Head and a half sets like this, but also just as frequent flat spells. It's the nature of the wrap. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

1 28 15 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

Yesterday went pretty much like predicted. Some surfing in the morning (back to normal: plenty wind, chop, windswell and backwash in the lineup) and some sailing in the afternoon. I 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

At 6pm there's some 20 seconds lines coning through. Still some wind and windswell, but both should go down. Tomorrow could be inconsistent but good. [[ 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

Waves are still shoulder to head high but poor conditions. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

1 27 15 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

After wasting some time and gas to go check Honolua yesterday morning, I went back home, watched a Napoli game live online and went sailing at Hookipa. I give the conditions a 2.5, because 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

Honolua has occasional chest high waves (at the cave) and six guys out. Maybe it will get better with a lower tide, but seen the inconsistency, i would not recommend the drive. I suck at calling the… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

1 26 15 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

4am main swell buoy readings: NW 6.2ft @ 12s from 296° (WNW) 3.5ft @ 10s from 303° (WNW) Waimea 5.6ft @ 13s from 317° (NW) 3.9ft @ 10s from 325° (NW)… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

1 25 15 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

In half an hour is going to be 24h that I didn't get in the water… believe it or not, that feels extremely good! This Saturday afternoon/sunday morning rest was planned since a week and it's… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

1 24 15 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

Yet another phenomenal day of surfing yesterday. How many times have I started my morning call with a similar sentence this month? January has been truly amazing. It usually is. Quick recap 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

That's a bit set at lanes and i can't believe i just caught 5 waves there… the kona is still lighr but kp is out there sailing. [[ 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

10.30am and hookipa is going off. Light kona makes for some very smooth faces and i was thinking about paddling out, but this set closed out the channel… I dont care. Its too good to pass. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

1 23 15 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

First shot of the day is this one from Jimmie Hepp that shows what's been called the best female barrel ever done at Jaws. Surfer is Paige Alms. This other shot instead is from Jason Hall and it… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

1 22 15 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

The big swell hit and it did not disappoint. I timed the first two sessions beautifully. Third one was a mistake and a waste of time/energy. Never stop learning… This is how Hookipa looked at 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

Pauwela is showing 2.2f 20s at 8am and at 9am some occasional beautiful DOH lines are starting to show. My first session was awesome and it still is. Get it now before it's too late. Or look for less… [[ 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

Not a new swell set, but yesterday's leftover still hitting at 4f 14s. Overhead and very few people out. I'm so going! [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

1 21 15 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

It's the dawn of the biggest day of the winter so far, but we'll still start from a brief recap of yesterday's conditions. I have to admit, it took me quite a bit of time to figure out what… [[ 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

Some occasional head high lines! If this swell will keep filling in (again, this is not the big one yet) today should be bigger than yesterday. A bit of wind on it. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

1 20 15 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

Not much to report from yesterday, other than the waves went down a lot to the head to shoulder high range. I'm vain, so the photo is me on a small one at the Point with my Boss Frog's special… [[ 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

12.20 and there is a bit of wind, but too many surfers out for windsurfing. Guess ill jojn them again. [[ 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

Like i said in the call below [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

1 19 15 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

Once again, yesterday started with some pristine surfing conditions. The waves at Hookipa were still in the head and a half to DOH range (NEVER on this blog you will see me calling the sizes… [[ 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

As i said in the call below… I see only 5 guys out at middles [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

1 18 15 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

yesterday was another incredible day of pristine surfing conditions (how many in January already??!). At least in the early morning before the swell went up again and some light sideonish… [[ 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

Sets seem o.h. when they come, but they're inconsistent. It's the nature of the wrap… [[ 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

Sets seem o.h. when they come, but they're inconsistent. It's the nature of the wrap… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

1 17 15 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

This amazing extended period of great surf continues. This is a photo from Jimmie Hepp that shows the conditions (and let you imagine the crowd) at Hookipa yesterday. Many more… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

1 16 15 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

Weird start of the call with photos from 2 days ago. I realized I had taken some before going to see that chiropractic, so here they are. This is Hookipa, Jan 14. Maui resident ex… [[ 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

Doh sets starting to arrive at 3pm. Surprisingly consistent. [[ 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

Beautiful, head high and crowded already at 7.30 [[ 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

It's starting to get repetitive, but yesterday was another epic day of surfing. The shots from Jimmie Hepp below should confirm you that. Jimmie shoots pretty much every day and if you follow 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

Solid head high… such a fun size. Pretty packed though. I'm off and i have to rest… gonna be a tough day. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

1 14 15 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

What a wonderful glassy day of surfing yesterday! Below are three shots of Hookipa from Jimmie Hepp that show how pristine the conditions were (and how big the waves… [[ 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

Too big for me but someone will surf it [[ 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

Someone will surf it, too big for me. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

1 13 15 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

Stunningly beautiful day of no to light wind and small waves yesterday at Hookipa. Days like that only happen once or twice during a whole year and for me it's imperative to celebrate them with 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

Knee high waves at hookipa in winter time. It happens once or twice every winter… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

1 12 15 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

As called, yesterday was a beautiful day of surfing. As called, it was very crowded all day. I'm at the point where I have too many boards again and I had to try one more time a small one (I think… [[ 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

Swell went down to 4f 13s, but there's still solid head high sets. Crowded. [[ 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

Clean head high, but somehow you can tell this swell is tired already [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

1 11 15 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

Didn't do particularly good calls yesterday (sunset sesh was shit) and didn't see Hookipa not even once all day (that's rare!), so no photos to show. But I'm gonna use one from the Surf Ontario… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

1 10 15 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

Bragging comes first!!! This I wrote at 6.30am yesterday morning: "I'm calling 1.4f 18s from 321 at the Pauwela buoy at 6pm tonight…" Below is the snip of the Surfline buoy page from yesterday… [[ 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

The wind is trying to fill in, but there's a lot of surfers out. Kevin and Browsinho are ready. [[ 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

At noon, it doesn't look like windsurfing is going to happen, but jimmie is at work no matter what. [[ 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

The swell is tired, but the surfers are not. High crowd advisory is on. I see white caps from the ESE flow on the outside, windsurfing might happen. Stay tuned. [[ 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

Looks shoulder to head high and clean. Maybe a bit inconsistent, but i havent watched long. Got to go surf with all the other dawn patrol buddies!! [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

1 9 15 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

5am main swell buoy readings: NW 3.5ft @ 17s from 311° (NW) 2.6ft @ 13s from 311° (NW) Maui Pauwela (indicative of what's in the water on Maui's north shore) 4.8ft @… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

1 8 15 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

The buoys readings today are in the photo below. Looks like I made another good call yesterday! It wasn't always epic but it did have some epic moments or, more precisely, some epic sections. That… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

1 7 15 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

4am main swell buoy readings: NW 11.5ft @ 16s from 323° (NW) 8ft @ 13s from 351° (N) 2.8ft @ 10s from 345° (NNW) Waimea9.4ft @ 13s from 338°… [[ 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

Plans are made to be changed. That is particularly true when it's applied to the surf spot search. I wanted to surf Honolua, but the swell was smaller than forecasted and I had to go for plan B,… [[ 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

The Bay is small. This is the only set i saw in 10m and its not even chest high. The moon setting over Molokai is the best part. Shoulda stayed on the north shore… [[ 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

4am main swell buoy readings: Maui north shore (indicative of what's in the water on Maui's north shore) 6ft @ 9s from 346° (NNW) 5.8ft @ 11s from 336°… [[ 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

At 10am the wind is still holding. But its not offshore anymore. Now it is a 3. With occasional moments of 5. [[ 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

Holy moly, it's cold! 55 (13c) this morning and that might well be the reason for the offshores!! Warmest wetsuit of the quiver is the call. The waves are overhead and peaking a bit everywhere, … [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

1 5 15 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

5am main swell buoy readings: Maui north shore (indicative of what's in the water on Maui's north shore) 7.6ft @ 9s from 342° (NNW) 4.1ft @ 15s from 323°… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

1 3 15 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

4am main swell buoy readings: NW 7.6ft @ 9s from 352° (N) 6.2ft @ 8s from 348° (NNW) 4.2ft @ 17s from 311° (NW) Waimea8.7ft @ 9s from 279°… [[ 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

The surfing was amazing and it still is, but the wind is getting a tad stronger. Looking good for the windsurfing action later. [[ 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

Waves are fragmented, still overhead and clean if you happen to be on the right spot. Better get it soon before the kona gets stronger. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

1 2 15 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

5am main swell buoy readings: Maui north shore (indicative of what's in the water on Maui's north shore) 7ft @ 11s from 345° (NNW) This is an example of the waves… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

1 1 15 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

4am main swell buoy readings: Waimea 12.9ft @ 13s from 356° (N) 6.8ft @ 9s from 344° (NNW) Maui north shore (indicative of what's in the water on Maui'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

There was no need for a photo from Hookipa today. Big and stormy. [[ 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

5am main swell buoy readings: Waimea 11.2ft @ 10s from 331° (NNW) Maui north shore (indicative of what's in the water on Maui's north shore) 8.8ft @ 12s… [[ 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

Despite the crowd, it was a lot of fun. Clean head high with no wind. Photo taken at 8.30. [[ 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

Not much light because of the clouds. Scattered head high clean peaks. Ill try to post an update around 8.30 [[ 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

4am main swell buoy readings: NW 5.1ft @ 12s from 315° (NW) Maui north shore (indicative of what's in the water on Maui's north shore) 4.6ft @ 12s from 338° (NNW) … [[ 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

Hookipa is 10 knots sideshore and some fun overhead waves with occasional bombs. Low crowd. Jimmie is taking photos! [[ 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

Theres doh bombs, even though they dont look too menacing because of the medium period. Very consistent ans a lot of work. Some clean faces. [[ 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

5am main swell buoy readings: Maui north shore (indicative of what's in the water on Maui's north shore) 7.2ft @ 13s from 349° (NNW) 4.4ft @ 9s from 12°… [[ 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

A 6f 13s nw swell means waves up to doh at Hookipa and that's what it is. Not clean though, because of the 9s n swell and the light sideon wind. 15 guys out. It's cleaner than i thought though, but… [[ 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

4am main swell buoy readings: Maui north shore (indicative of what's in the water on Maui's north shore) 6.1ft @ 9s from 352° (N) 5.8ft @ 13s from 322°… [[ 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

The wind died. Doesn't look as bad. Get it until it lasts! [[ 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

(Dazed and) confused breakers. Still surfable, but a hell lot of work. [[ 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

4am main swell buoy readings: NW 6.5ft @ 8s from 354° (N) 5.4ft @ 13s from 311° (NW) 4.4ft @ 10s from 51° (ENE) Waimea 6.2ft @ 9s from 6° (N) … [[ 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

Fun short period head high peaks [[ 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

4am main swell buoy readings: Maui north shore (indicative of what's in the water on Maui's north shore) 7.5ft @ 9s from 46° (NE) West lanai Maui north shore… [[ 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

Lots of big beautiful peaks at hookipa. Bit too big for me. [[ 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

4am main swell buoy readings: Maui north shore (indicative of what's in the water on Maui's north shore) 11.1ft @ 12s from 359° (N) West lanai Maui north shore… [[ 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

Too disorganized [[ 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 main swell buoy readings: Maui north shore (indicative of what's in the water on Maui's north shore) 9.4ft @ 9s from 3° (N) 7.7ft… [[ 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

4am main swell buoy readings: Maui north shore (indicative of what's in the water on Maui's north shore) 9.7ft @ 9s 6.1ft @ 12s from 319° (NW) 5.4ft @ 15s from… [[ 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

Theres some bombs. Too big for me. [[ 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

4am main swell buoy readings: NW: 11.2ft @ 16s from 281° (WNW) 8.1ft @ 10s from 329° (NW) 3.5ft @ 8s from 336° (NNW) Waimea: 9ft @ 17s from… [[ 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

Clean head high lines from the old swell. Nothing yet from the new. [[ 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

4am main swell buoy readings: NW 5.2ft @ 19s from 286° (WNW) 4.7ft @ 9s from 127° (ESE) 4.4ft @ 12s from 309° (WNW) Waimea3.5ft @… [[ 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

1.30 and, as predicted, too many surfers in the water for the windsurfers to go out. Theres 2 at lanes. I surfed 2h ans sailed 1h. I can go to work. [[ 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

There's still overhead sets, but not that frequent. Wonna be the first one in the water, because it is going to get crowded today. No wind at the moment. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

12 20 14 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

4am main swell buoy readings: Maui north shore (indicative of what's in the water on Maui's north shore) 6.2ft @ 13s from 334° (NNW) 5.8ft @ 9s from 69° (ENE) … [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

12 19 14 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

4am main swell buoy readings: Maui north shore (indicative of what's in the water on Maui's north shore) 6.6ft @ 8s from 76° (ENE) … [[ 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

Smallest day in a looong time. Pretty ugly too. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

12 18 14 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

6am main swell buoy readings: NW 5.4ft @ 8s from 103° (ESE) 3.7ft @ 12s from 322° (NW) 2.6ft @ 11s… [[ 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

Clean head high peaks everywhere and not too crowded. Tide looks fat and it's still going up. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

12 17 14 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

6am main swell buoy readings: Maui north shore (indicative of what's in the water on Maui's north shore) 5.9ft @ 8s from 58° (ENE) 3.3ft @ 11s from… [[ 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

So bad. I give it a 0.5 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

12 16 14 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

4am main swell buoy readings: Maui north shore (indicative of what's in the water on Maui's north shore) 7.5ft @ 8s from 48°… [[ 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

The bay is occasionally oh with a medium crowd [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

12 15 14 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

4am main swell buoy readings: Maui north shore (indicative of what's in the water on Maui's north shore) 10.7ft @ 14s from 337° (NNW) 7.4ft @ 8s from 49° (NE) West lanai… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

12 14 14 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

4am main swell buoy readings: NW 10.3ft @ 15s from 323° (NW) 6.1ft @ 8s from 24° (NNE) 4.2ft @ 10s from 359° (N) 1.6ft @ 7s from… [[ 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

Head high a bit choppy. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

12 13 14 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

5am main swell buoy readings: NW 8.7ft @ 16s from 302° (WNW) 6.7ft @ 7s from 2° (N) Waimea 3.8ft @… [[ 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

Still doh sets, light wind, but not particularly clean shape. One guy out at middles. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

12 12 14 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

4am main swell buoy readings: Maui north shore (indicative of what's in the water on Maui's north shore) 7.7ft @ 13s from 328° (NW) … [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

12 11 14 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

5am main swell buoy readings: Maui north shore (indicative of what's in the water on Maui's north shore) 9.7ft @ 14s from 329° (NW) 4.5ft @ 10s from 340°… [[ 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

Ok, today it really is too big for me… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

12 10 14 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

4am main swell buoy readings: Maui north shore (indicative of what's in the water on Maui's north shore) 10.5ft @ 14s from 332° (NNW) West lanai Maui north shore… [[ 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

Clean well overhead lines. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

12 8 14 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

5am main swell buoy readings: Waimea 6.8ft @ 14s from 334° (NNW) 4.1ft @ 11s from 331° (NNW) 2.5ft @ 9s from 340° (NNW) 1.5ft @ 25s from 324° (NW) Maui north shore… [[ 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

Too big and totally gorgeous [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

12 7 14 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

4am main swell buoy readings: Maui north shore (indicative of what's in the water on Maui's north shore) 8.5ft @ 13s from 347° (NNW) 3.6ft @ 10s from… [[ 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

Sometimes looks doable, but there's cleanup doh sets. Bit rainy and not particularly clean either. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

12 6 14 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

4am main swell buoy readings: Maui north shore (indicative of what's in the water on Maui's north shore) 6.8ft @ 14s from 333° (NNW) 4ft @ 10s from 360° (N) West lanai… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

12 4 14 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

4am main swell buoy readings: Maui north shore (indicative of what's in the water on Maui's north shore) 10.2ft @ 13s from 356° (N) West lanai Maui north shore… [[ 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

Gorgeous mix of greys and well overhead waves. Gonna go get some on the head. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

12 5 14 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

4am main swell buoy readings: NW 7.8ft @ 15s from 341° (NNW) 4.4ft @ 13s from 359° (N) 3.1ft @ 10s from 13° (NNE) 1.7ft @ 5s from 66° (ENE) Waimea 5.4ft @ 13s from… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

12 3 14 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

4am main swell buoy readings: Maui north shore (indicative of what's in the water on Maui's north shore) 8.4ft @ 13s from 18° (NNE) 3ft @ 4s from 57° (ENE) 2.7ft… [[ 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

Head high peaks and no wind (yet) [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

12 2 14 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

I will probably have no internet at home for a few days, so I'm doing this post from my phone. Here's what's at the maui buoy: 5.1ft @ 10s from 21° (NNE) 5.1ft @ 11s from 23° (NNE) 4.2ft… [[ 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

As far as morning sickness goes, this is some of the sickest hookipa i've seen. Just a lot a weird currents and chop. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

12 1 14 morning

Posted 2 years ago

4am main swell buoy readings: NW 5.1ft @ 7s from 69° (ENE) 4.8ft @ 18s from 281° (WNW) 4.2ft @ 9s from 78° (ENE) 3.7ft @ 12s from 32° (NE) Waimea 6.2ft @ 8s from… [[ 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

Overhead and no one out [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

11 30 14 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

4am main swell buoy readings: Maui north shore (indicative of what's in the water on Maui's north shore) 6.5ft @ 7s from 59° (ENE) 4.9ft @ 13s from… [[ 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

Very disorganized. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

11 29 14 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

4am main swell buoy readings: Maui north shore (indicative of what's in the water on Maui's north shore) 6.2ft @ 8s from 65° (ENE) 5.6ft @ 9s from 48°… [[ 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

Big, messy, windy. Pretty much unsurfable. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

11 28 14 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

4am main swell buoy readings: Maui north shore (indicative of what's in the water on Maui's north shore) 6.8ft @ 10s from 34° (NE) 6ft @ 13s from 349°… [[ 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

West side waves [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

11 27 14 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

4am main swell buoy readings: Waimea 5.8ft @ 13s from 8° (N) 4.5ft @ 6s from 23° (NNE) 4.1ft @ 9s from 3° (N) 3.1ft @ 10s Maui north shore… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

11 26 14 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

4am main swell buoy readings: North Hawaii 12.1ft @ 14s Maui north shore (indicative of what's in the water on Maui's north shore) 6.1ft @ 9s from 358° (N) 4.6ft @ 13s… [[ 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

As easily predicted, big and messy. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

11 25 14 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

4am main swell buoy readings: Maui north shore (indicative of what's in the water on Maui's north shore) 8.5ft @ 10s from 349° (NNW) 6.3ft @ 13s from… [[ 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

Doesn't matter where you surf, this morning the north shore is all epic. Hurry up though, its not gonna last long! Well, the post didn't go through when i took the photo (around 10.30). Then at 11… [[ 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

Buoy still says 5f 13s, but the white water you see was from a set that was bigger than that… Kona is a bit stronger that i would like, but the waves are pretty damn clean. At least for Maui. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

11 24 14 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

4am main swell buoy readings: waimea: 7.0ft @ 13s from 328° (NW) 1.2ft @ 3s from 266° (W) Maui north shore (indicative of what's in the water on Maui's north… [[ 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

The energy is the water is marginal. Those 4f are clearly dieing and i havent seen anything of the new swell yet. Gonna be an afternoon affair. Great day to surf all day. Thats the plan! [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

11 23 14 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

4am main swell buoy readings: NW 6.1ft @ 13s from 326° (NW) 4.9ft @ 10s from 6° (N) Maui north shore (indicative of what's 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

Occasional chest to head high sets. Wind is light now, but enough to bother a bit. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

11 22 14 morning call

Posted 2 years ago

4am main swell buoy readings: Maui north shore (indicative of what's in the water on Maui's north shore) 3.7ft @ 9s from 85° (E) 3.4ft @ 11s from 322°… [[ 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

Not too windy yet, looks like fun. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

11 21 14 morning call

Posted 3 years ago

4am main swell buoy readings: Maui north shore (indicative of what's in the water on Maui's north shore) 5ft @ 8s from 77° (ENE) 3.9ft @ 11s from… [[ 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

Pretty ugly overall, but once in a while a nice set rolls in. Only a handful of guys at pavils. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

11 20 morning call

Posted 3 years ago

4am main swell buoy readings: Maui north shore (indicative of what's in the water on Maui's north shore) 7.2ft @ 8s from 69° (ENE) 2.7ft @ 13s from 332° (NNW) … [[ 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

Courtesy of strong trades, hookipa looks pretty ugly this morning… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

11 19 14 morning call

Posted 3 years ago

4am main swell buoy readings: Maui north shore (indicative of what's in the water on Maui's north shore) 5.2ft @ 7s from 50° (NE) 4.5ft @ 9s from 356° (N) … [[ 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

Park is closed, waves are overhead and not clean, wind is around 5-10 and it's probably going to be the most uncrowded surf i ever had at hookipa… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

11 18 14 morning call

Posted 3 years ago

4am main swell buoy readings: Maui north shore 6.2ft @ 13s from 340° (NNW) 5.7ft @ 10s from 344° (NNW) … [[ 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

Fun size (head high in the sets) short period. Not windy and uncrowded. Both not gonna last long… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

11 17 14 morning call

Posted 3 years ago

4am main swell buoy readings: NW 8.7ft @ 14s from 343° (NNW) 5.4ft @ 10s from 339° (NNW) Waimea 3.4ft @ 7s from 345° (NNW) 3.2ft @ 9s… [[ 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

As predicted, the waves are shitty. But i can surf, so i'm stoked! [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

11 16 14 morning call

Posted 3 years ago

4am main swell buoy readings: Maui north shore 4.5ft @ 13s from 335° (NNW) 3.1ft @ 9s from 343° (NNW) West lanai2ft @ 13s from 208° (SSW) Waves went down to a really fun size, but… [[ 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

I like this photo much better… [[ 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

Kona wind a tad stronger and waves a tad smaller than yesterday, but still totally epic. Can't believe i have to miss this… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

11 15 14 morning call

Posted 3 years ago

4am main swell buoy readings: Waimea 6ft @ 13s from 332° (NNW) Maui north shore 6ft @ 13s from 333° (NNW) Still 6f 13s for a swell that has lasted pretty much all week is… [[ 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

Offshore, big and dramatically beautiful. [[ 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

4am main swell buoy readings: NW Hawaii 9.2ft @ 12s from 328° (NW) Waimea 7.7ft @ 13s from 337° (NNW) 2.4ft @ 10s from 333° (NNW) Maui north shore 5.9ft @ 14s… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

11 13 14 morning call

Posted 3 years ago

4am main swell buoy readings: Maui north shore 5.9ft @ 15s from 330° (NW) 5.6ft @ 13s from 332° (NNW) 3.1ft @ 9s from 358° (N) Yesterday… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

11 12 14 morning call

Posted 3 years ago

4am main swell buoy readings: NW Hawaii 12.1ft @ 16s from 321° (NW) Waimea 13ft @ 17s from 329° (NW) Maui north shore 10.8ft @ 17s from 328° (NW) The boys say it… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

11 11 14 morning call

Posted 3 years ago

4am main swell buoy readings: NW Hawaii 9.9ft @ 17s from 325° (NW) Waimea 5.8ft @ 18s from 330° (NW) 4.1ft @ 9s… [[ 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

Big (d.o.), glassy and uncrowded [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

11 10 14 morning call

Posted 3 years ago

4am main swell buoy readings: Maui north shore 6.1ft @ 13s from 328° (NW) 5ft @ 9s from 358° (N) West lanai 2.2ft @ 13s from 254° (WSW) … [[ 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

Big and messy. Perfect, Napoli game is on at 7am! [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

11 9 14 morning call

Posted 3 years ago

4am main swell buoy readings: Waimea 10.2ft @ 13s from 338° (NNW) 4ft @ 10s from 335° (NNW) Maui north… [[ 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

Bad news: the onshore wind is already here. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

11 8 14 morning call

Posted 3 years ago

4am main swell buoy readings: Maui north shore 4.4ft @ 9s from 48° (NE) 1.3ft @ 14s from 70° (ENE) 1.2ft @ 4s from 56° (ENE) … [[ 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

Small fun waves at the point and pavils [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

11 7 14 morning call

Posted 3 years ago

4am main swell buoy readings: Maui north shore 5.9ft @ 10s from 29° (NNE) 2.1ft @ 4s from 73° (ENE) West lanai 1.1ft @ 16s from 207° (SSW) … [[ 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

4am main swell buoy readings: Maui north shore 8.1ft @ 10s from 346° (NNW) Waimea bay 5.5ft @ 10s from 332°… [[ 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

That wave is head high, but there's a bunch of people sitting further out, so i guess there's bigger sets. Middles bit crowded already and a bit windy too. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

11 5 14 morning call

Posted 3 years ago

4am main swell buoy readings: NW 12.6ft @ 10s from 10° (N) Maui north shore 4.7ft @ 9s from 64° (ENE) 4.6ft @ 13s from 327° (NW) West lanai 1.6ft @ 13s… [[ 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

New nw swell slowly filling in. Clean 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 3 years ago

4am main swell buoy readings: Waimea bay 2.1ft @ 11s from 319° (NW) 2.1ft @ 15s from 327° (NW) 1.7ft @ 7s from 41° (NE) … [[ 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

Waves are very small. I hope they won't run the contest today. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

11 3 14 morning call

Posted 3 years ago

4am main swell buoy readings: Maui north shore 6.9ft @ 9s from 75° (ENE) 2.4ft @ 3s from 76° (ENE) West lanai 1.4ft @ 13s from 185° (S) … [[ 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

Not too windy yet at 7.30, not too many people out, that looks kinda fun actually… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

11 2 14 morning call

Posted 3 years ago

5am main swell buoy readings: Maui north shore 6.5ft @ 9s from 67° (ENE) 3.9ft @ 11s from 2° (N) West lanai 1.9ft @ 13s from 199° (SSW) … [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

11 1 14 morning call

Posted 3 years ago

4am main swell buoy readings: Maui north shore 8ft @ 8s from 48° (NE) 5.9ft @ 12s from 356° (N) 0.6ft @ 3s from 74° (ENE) West… [[ 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

Fun size short period honolua bay [[ 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

4am main swell buoy readings: Maui north shore 9.1ft @ 10s from 5° (N) 2.3ft @ 3s from 65° (ENE) 1.9ft @ 13s from 351° (N) 1.5ft @ 15s from… [[ 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

Solid size a bit messy. Thats exactly what you would expect 6f 9s from N to be at hookipa [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

10 30 morning call

Posted 3 years ago

4am main swell buoy readings: Maui north shore 6.1ft @ 9s from 358° (N) … [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

10 29 14 morning call

Posted 3 years ago

4am main swell buoy readings: Maui north shore 3.4ft @ 8s from 76° (ENE) 2.8ft @ 5s from 63° (ENE) 1.6ft @ 12s from… [[ 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

2.3f 13s. Only pavils and the point have something. [[ 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

6.3ft @ 8s from 43° (NE) and 4ft @ 11s from 355° (N) with a bit of wind already. Looks like a 2.5 to me. [[ 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

2.6f 11s from N [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

10 24 morning call

Posted 3 years ago

4am main swell buoy readings: Waimea bay 3.1ft @ 13s from 329° (NW) 2.7ft @ 6s from 42° (NE) 1.6ft @ 9s from 349° (NNW) … [[ 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

3.6f@12s. There's some fun peaks and no wind, but the swell dropped a lot. Forgot to do the morning call: there's waves in lahaina too. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

10 21 14 morning call

Posted 3 years ago

4am main swell buoy readings: Waimea bay 4.8ft @ 8s from 20° (NNE) 4.3ft @ 12s from 341° (NNW) 2.1ft… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

10 20 hookipa report

Posted 3 years ago

Big and windy [[ 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

When i pulled into the lookout there was a well overhead big set. Not much after that, but here is another one while i am typing… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

10 19 14 morning call

Posted 3 years ago

4am main swell buoy readings: Hanalei 5.3ft @ 17s from 334° (NNW) 3.7ft @ 6s from 60° (ENE) 3.3ft @ 9s from 359° (N) … [[ 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

Maui north shore 5.3ft @ 8s from 92° (E) 3.4ft @ 11s from 350° (N) 3.2ft @ 7s from 90° (E West lanai 2.8ft @ 11s from 177° (S) … [[ 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

4am main swell buoy readings: Hanalei 3.4ft @ 13s from 336° (NNW) 2.9ft @ 9s from 79° (ENE) 1.8ft @ 8s from 53° (ENE) 1.4ft @ 6s from 60°… [[ 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

At 1pm the Bay has occasional shoulder high sets. Very inconsistent though. Lahaina is waist high. [[ 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

4am main swell buoy readings: Hanalei 4.9ft @ 8s from 36° (NE) 2.2ft @ 15s from 344° (NNW) Waimea bay3.1ft @ 9s from 17°… [[ 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

Smaller than yesterday unfortunately. I haven't seen anything bigger than waist high the whole way. That's Launiupoko. High tide pretty much all day. Cheers. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

10 15 14 forecast

Posted 3 years ago

4am main swell buoy readings: Hanalei 6.5ft @ 9s from 13° (NNE) 1ft @ 15s from 343° (NNW) Waimea bay 4.9ft @ 9s from 2° (N) 1ft @ 4s from 38° (NE) Maui north shore 5.1ft @… [[ 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

Plenty energy in lahaina. Sets seem chest 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 3 years ago

Head high, relatively cold and windy. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

forecast 10 14 14

Posted 3 years ago

4am main swell buoy readings: Hanalei 5ft @ 7s from 59° (ENE) 3.1ft @ 11s from 310° (WNW) 0.7ft @ 18s from 18° (NNE) waimea bay 2.9ft @ 6s from 32° (NE) 2.9ft @… [[ 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

Still solid head high with overhead sets. Not much wind at the moment, but the shape is poor because of the overlapping windswell. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

10 13 14 forecast

Posted 3 years ago

5am main swell buoy readings: Hanalei 4.3ft @ 7s from 63° (ENE) 4ft @ 13s from 309° (WNW) 3.3ft @ 9s from 39° (NE) 2ft @ 11s… [[ 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

Still well overhead with the windswell induced sub-peaks. Wind is 5-10 at 6.45 and i still haven't decided where to surf. [[ 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

4am main swell buoy readings: Hanalei 5.4ft @ 13s from 318° (NW) waimea 4.4ft @ 13s from 322° (NW) 3.7ft @ 10s from 333° (NNW) maui 4.4ft @ 8s from 81° (E) 6.6ft @ 13s… [[ 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

4am buoy readings: Hanalei 8.6ft @ 14s from 305° (WNW) waimea 7.6ft @ 14s from 322° (NW) maui north 7.3ft @ 14s from 319° (NW) lanai 3.1ft @ 15s from 253° (WSW) Yesterday both Jaws and Honolua… [[ 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

Hookipa is almost maxed out (few guys out at middles). [[ 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

4am buoy readings: Hanalei (welcome back online!!!): 7.3ft @ 15s from 313° (NW) waimea: 6.4ft @ 17s from 317° (NW) maui: 5.3ft @ 15s from 319° (NW) lanai: 2.9ft @ 17s from 229° (SW) So the first… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

it's officially winter

Posted 3 years ago

Well, seems this blog has come back to life, but don't get used to posts like this, because the focus will still be on the morning forecast/report. It was a fantastic day in Maui. Below are the… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

10 9 hookipa action

Posted 3 years ago

Some waves are well over mast high and the show is on. Bernd is on fire! [[ 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

Surfing was fun, but now there's some big sets like tbis one that close out the channel. I don't think i'm going to sail here. Wind is like 15, still surfable, but big rip going through the point… [[ 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

This well overhead set arrived as i was pulling in the parking. Long period large swells on the rise will provide plenty of surprises like this. It will seem small and doable for most times and then… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

10 9 14

Posted 3 years ago

4am main swell buoy readings: Waimea: 4.3ft @ 17s from 317° (NW) Maui north shore: 3.2ft @ 18s from 322° (NW) As you can see, the big NW swell is filling in. It's going to build throughout all day… [[ 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

Smaller than you would think with 4f 10s. Occasionally head high at the point. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

10 8 14

Posted 3 years ago

Maui north shore buoy 4am reading: 4.1ft @ 10s from 338° (NNW) 1ft @ 4s from 90° (E) Lanai: 1.6ft @13s from 194° (SSW) 0.9ft @ 16s from 214° (SW) 1.6ft @ 8s from 200°… [[ 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

Beautiful head high set. Crowded already at 6am. Have fun!!! [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

10 7 14

Posted 3 years ago

I can't even remember why I called this blog Mauisurfreport, but after 10 years I might actually start doing just that on it. The plan is to do a quick post (like this) from home and then shortly… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Kauli's new video

Posted 3 years ago

Here's a video of Kauli with his new 3 batten KS3 sail. I was lucky enough to use a 4.3 KS3 for 6-7 sessions. The sail is incredibly stable in all conditions. It's also very, very powerful and it… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Indo trip 2013

Posted 4 years ago

I'm in Italy, watching the Tahiti contest and I got time to do this in another window. Just like the Peru trip, here's the collection of the Facebook posts I did during the Indo trip, which happened… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

My Peru trip

Posted 4 years ago

PREFIX. I'm assuming you readers have figured out by now that I'm not into blogging as much I used I to be. Well, that's actually not true at all. I'm still into blogging, or posting,… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

longboarding with the ladies and a few windsurfing shots

Posted 4 years ago

Inspired by this little video by Jason Hall, I took my GoPro out yesterday at Hookipa in a small day. His surfing is way better than mine, but I got some ladies in my video! The editing of which… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

studio in Kuau available for subrent

Posted 4 years ago

I'm a wave junkie. With the excuse of my 50th year on this planet, this summer I booked not one, but two surf trips. The first one will be in Indo from May 6th yo May 28th. The second one will… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Jeff Hernderson interview

Posted 4 years ago

In the remote case that someone is still checking this blog, here's a sweet interview with Hot Sails Maui founder Jeff Henderson. I am lucky enough to have known Jeff for quite a few years… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

little interview with Browsinho

Posted 4 years ago

I asked Browsinho a couple of questions yesterday. For once that I remembered to put my hand around the microphone so that you can finally hear what the person has to say, I still fucked up by… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Kauli Seadi interview + a bunch of photos

Posted 4 years ago

Three times PWA wave world champion Kauli Seadi has joined Hot Sails Maui. Here's a little interview. Kauli is an amazing sailor (three times PWA wave world champion) with an incredibly fluid… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

the best show on Earth

Posted 4 years ago

Since 1970 (I was 7) and up until last Friday, the best thing I have ever seen on tv or internet had clearly been Italy-Germany 4-3 in the semifinal of the world cup in Mexico. The scoreline… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

maui surfers love light Kona's

Posted 4 years ago

What an incredible stretch of good surf we're having! I absolute love Maui with no wind. And I love it even more when the light Kona's blow. That's when the north shore of Maui becomes as good as… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

the 2012 Maui Makani Classic and more

Posted 5 years ago

Anybody still ckecking this blog out there? Well, thanks for the persistency! Let me remind you guys that IN ADDITION to posting on this blog I also post stuff on Facebook. Please, don't… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

memory card cleanup

Posted 5 years ago

Been slacking on the posting, haven't I?Well, time to catch up and get rid of all these photos that were rotting on my memory card. We'll go back to September 19 with this first shot. This is a… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

follow me on Facebook

Posted 5 years ago

This is not the end of this blog. But in this moment, I'm posting a lot of photos with the morning conditions at Hookipa on Facebook. This is how it would look here on the blog when loaded from my… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

At last, summer is ending.

Posted 5 years ago

Well, at least for me. I'm about to leave for my yearly Italy trip. On the way back, as usual, I'll stop in LA. What's unusual is that this year I haven't booked the LA-Maui ticket yet, which I… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

indo 2012 chapter four: Bali (part 2)

Posted 5 years ago

After G-land, I went back to Bali. This time I didn't waste too much time in Kuta, but instead I rented a bike and drove to Balangan where I knew I would find cheap accomodation right on the… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

indo 2012 chapter three: G-land.

Posted 5 years ago

I'm gonna start this post by stating that the G in G-land doesn't stand for Giampaolo. I had a really hard time there. From the previous post, you will remember that I decided to go to… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Indo 2012 chapter two (Bali part one)

Posted 5 years ago

So why did I leave the UnNameableSpot if I was having so much fun? I did it for two reasons: a forecast and a friend. The only internet connection I had was provided via a USB modem with a local… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Indo 2012 chapter one: the UnNameableSpot

Posted 5 years ago

Note: 60+ photos after the text —————————————————————————- My 2012 trip to Indo was awesome. I surfed waves like these.  Last year it was… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

no indo reports… for the moment

Posted 5 years ago

internet connection is too slow where I am, so I can't post anything… but rest assured that I'm taking plenty photos and videos, so sooner or later the reports will happen. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

off to Indo

Posted 5 years ago

Tomorrow morning I'm out of here. Maui is actually been fun lately, because the crazy strong wind (I was often on a 3.7) has brought a fun windswell that today was often head high. And I'm gonna… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Been a long time

Posted 5 years ago

Thanks to Emma and her behind for entertaining the readers that checked the blog to see if there was any update… I believe that helped making the disappointment a bit sweeter. Well, let's start… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

maui ass report

Posted 5 years ago

Got to love girls with a sense of humor… Photo taken from here. Check the rest of her blog too. She got some amazing shots… so good that I had to steal another one. This is like nature's… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

best day of my life

Posted 5 years ago

Yesterday my foot hurt, my hip hurt, I didn't even get close to hit any lip… how is it possible that is was the best day of my life? Did I meet the girl of my dreams? Did I win the lottery? You… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

jumping shoot

Posted 5 years ago

I got 15 minutes to do this post, so it's gonna be short. It was another cracking day at Hookipa. Not for me though, since it was very windy and you guys know how much I dislike that, but I'll talk… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

a fairly big day

Posted 5 years ago

I hate good days like yesterday, because I end up with too many photos to post… :) But despite the abundance of good windsurfing shots, I must start this post with this photo of my friend Ulli… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

GP and the lovely ladies

Posted 5 years ago

UK photog Si Crowther posted this shot in this FB gallery. Blog reader Patrick commented: "There cannot exist a picture that sums up your blog better than this one. A smiling girl, a beautiful… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Kanaha at Hookipa

Posted 5 years ago

I can't remember such a long stretch of fun sailing days. To illustrate this phantasmagoria of great sailing days, I chose this shot by Jimmie Hepp out this gallery. This is Neils on Saturday and… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

"best session in the last five years…"

Posted 5 years ago

That's how John Skye called yesterday's sailing session at Hookipa. Not sure if he meant Hookipa sessions or in general, but that still gives you the idea of how good it was. I gave it a 9 out… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

crazy March 31st conditions

Posted 5 years ago

As the title says, last Saturday the waves were big and the wind was blowing like crazy. NP was having a photoshoot, that's why you see a lot of their riders in these photos.Photo of the day goes to… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

photographers appreciation

Posted 5 years ago

I'm going to start this post by thanking all the photographers that shoot at Hookipa. In this particular case, I had the huge honor of having the PWA official photographer John Carter think that I… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Sunday

Posted 5 years ago

Sorry, one day late. These are the photos of Sunday March 25th. Photo of the day goes to Aurelien not only because it's pretty rad, but also because he's such a nice guy… so sweet that someone… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Yet another day of strong wind and big choppy all over the place waves.

Posted 5 years ago

Shot of the day goes to Alex Mussolini who is back in Maui after a few years. He got out of the water visibly frustrated and said:"my timing is so bad!" What you guys think? Chronological… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

it can always be worse

Posted 5 years ago

As you can see, today it was quite bigger than yesterday. These are the shots I took at Hookipa after work. Philippe gets the shot of the day with this beautiful bottom turn in front of a monster… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

what a change!

Posted 5 years ago

I'm going to start this post with a photo I took yesterday at Hookipa. I posted it on Facebook with the title: "Lake Hookipa!" Today it was all another story. Can't believe so many windsurfers… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

not that horrible, really…

Posted 5 years ago

"The forecast looks horrible"… I think I ended my last post like this… well, I guess I got scared by the red (the color indicating strong wind) too much! In reality, it's been really fun down… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

what a guy!

Posted 5 years ago

Today it rained pretty much all day and I don't think there has been much action at Hookipa. Yesterday instead, there was. This is the blog author in a fine bottom turn (relative to his skill, of… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

nel blu dipinto di blu

Posted 5 years ago

That's where my gear ended up after I barely managed to launch it over this big wave on my first reach out in yesterday's Hookipa session. At this point, I'm in the water (not sure where) and I… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Today it was a pretty big day.

Posted 5 years ago

Not only because of the size of the waves, but also for the amount of hours I spent in the water: five. I started with a surfing session, but I struggled to sit in the right spot and that turned into… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Goodness, what a stretch of good sailing!

Posted 5 years ago

The wind has been offshore, strong and gusty, but despite that and mostly thanks to the gust absorbing capability of my 4.2 Superfreak (since this morning, there's also a 3.7 in my car!), I managed… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

better than snow

Posted 5 years ago

First of all: I just found a bunch of other photos I took (including some whale ones). No time to upload them, come back tomorrow for an… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

plenty photos and lost italian videocamera

Posted 5 years ago

I'm gonna start this post with this great shot taken by Francky. Things I like in it: 1) I don't know what he does, but he always makes the subject of the picture stand out in… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Griffin and the whale

Posted 5 years ago

Conditions at Hookipa yesterday were quite gnarly again. Only about 10 guys out, a couple went on the rocks. The photo of the day clearly goes to Griffin and the whale. He's looking at it through… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Today was a really good day

Posted 5 years ago

It started with a lovely surf session in head surf I posted this photo on facebook with the caption: Head high hookipa was fun surfing. Windsurfing will be just as fun later. Later on I gladly… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

gnarly

Posted 5 years ago

The conditions at Hookipa were gnarly today. Maybe not exactly as the definition 1 of the Urban Dictionary, but still gnarly for me. In other words, I might well be one of the kooks the… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

the amazing recovery ability of muscles

Posted 5 years ago

Photos from yesterday's action at Hookipa. I'm gonna start the photo show with three shots of Jen Henderson despite the fact that she hardly ever sails… …she looked extremely comfortable in… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

I swear I'm not getting in the water tomorrow!

Posted 5 years ago

Just a few pics from today's action at Hookipa. Too tired to add much more than a quick caption, will eventually do that tomorrow morning… IF I manage to keep my word! ricardo ricardo I'm… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

a life on the rail

Posted 5 years ago

I'll let the photos drive the words, otherwise I would have so many things to say that I wouldn't get anywhere… I surfed an oversized Lowers this morning on my SUP. Didn't really do much… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Life on the rock rocks!

Posted 5 years ago

It's been an amazing new year so far. I lost the count of the epic days we had in this stretch of time. Mostly surfing, but not only. Can't go back in time and retrieve out of my poor memory all the… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

outstanding surfing

Posted 5 years ago

It's been a couple days of outstanding surfing here on Maui. In Maui, in winter time, pretty much there's always waves. But Maui is a windy island (and wind related sport enthusiasts love it for… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

such a surreal way of living…

Posted 5 years ago

What another day! I surfed Middles in the morning and caught some bombs. It wasn't big consistently, but it wasn't small either. Then I watched the Pipe contest online. The final was the best… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

my unsatisfying relationship with Honolua Bay

Posted 5 years ago

Honolua bay is for sure the best wave in Maui. Not for me though. There's two things that makes me not prefere it. The second one clearly is not her fault. 1) when it's good is always crowded. 2)… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

the luxury of deliberately choosing not to sail…

Posted 5 years ago

Well, my hopes of bad conditions in order to take a full day of rest were sure fulfilled today. As usual, when most of the readers will see the photos will go:"what the hell is he talking… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

mamma mia, what a session!

Posted 5 years ago

After watching Kai Lenny kiting Hookipa yesterday afternoon, I decided to title this post "Kai Lenny is amazing". But then I went sailing and the feeling of the sessions took over. I still… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Just another beautiful day in paradise

Posted 5 years ago

I'll tell about my sessions later, let's start the photo report. this guy came out of the water after this wave and is going to score a free photo. He gave me his email address… a smile most… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

worst windsurf session ever?

Posted 5 years ago

This photo report is from Sunday, most likely my worst windsurfing session ever. The wind was gusting 10 to 30 and I just can't sail in those conditions. I mean, look at the graph from… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Another very good day to be recovering

Posted 5 years ago

Maui has always been the Mecca for both windsurfing and kitesurfing. Thanks to its wind and with the new shift of surfing towards the aerial manouvres, it may now well become the surfing Mecca… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

the Bernd Roediger show

Posted 5 years ago

Another day of kona wind. This time just really light and with some bigger waves. Bernd was the first one out and he stuck an a beautiful aerial on pretty much each single wave he caught. Like… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

immediate karma punishment

Posted 5 years ago

Guess I bragged too much about my amazing first 10 days of the year… The punishment came in a viral form that knocked me out in bed for four days. Today I was finally able to step outside, but I… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

that's why I'm so spoiled

Posted 5 years ago

The first ten days of January have been amazing. On their January issue, Windnews (the Italian windsurfing magazine I work for) publishes a nice simple calendar called "la stecca del vento". For the… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

First GoPro Hero 2 clip

Posted 5 years ago

Just received my new GoPro Hero 2. Such a pleasure to watch the videos and the photos of the sessions you had. It's like living them again. I've been super busy riding the amazing waves that the… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

trifecta!

Posted 5 years ago

I seem to remember that Kai Katchadourian once left a comment saying that he calls a three sports day a "trifecta". Well, I started the new year with one. And actually, considering that I also… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

this looks 10 times better than it was

Posted 5 years ago

Today I felt better, but not strong enough to get in the water.And that was a blessing, because the conditions weren't exactly my favorite… As I state in the title, the photos can easily fool you…. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

sick day!

Posted 5 years ago

Unfortunately, not in the sense that I had a sick session (even though I heard Hookipa was pretty damn good in the afternoon), but in the sense that I really was sick today! I choose to spend the… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

christmas swell

Posted 5 years ago

As forecasted, Christmas day saw a beautiful 7 feet, 14 seconds NNW swell. Unfortunately, as forecasted, the howling wind made it very difficult to really enjoy it. I speak for myself, of… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

oh my god, when is this shit going to end?!

Posted 5 years ago

Well, that's my very personal take on strong wind forecasts in Maui. In other parts of the world, other windsurfers seem to get a little more excited than me with these kind of forecasts… This… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

the 2011 PBI video, Slater vs Florence, forecast, etc.

Posted 5 years ago

A rainy day was what it took for me to edit a little video of the 2011 Paia Bay Invitational. Enjoy. The 2011 PBI was sponsored by the Paia Bay Cafe. If you haven't checked it out yet, you should,… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

That is just amazing surfing

Posted 5 years ago

Just ran into this video and thought about posting it again. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

bit smaller, but still kinda big

Posted 5 years ago

The wind went up and down with the squalls and so did the windsurfing action yesterday at Hookipa. I didn't take too many photos, but here's a few. This bottom turn from Levi looks unreal. But as… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

big Hookipa

Posted 5 years ago

The big swell arrived and it sure wasn't disappointing. The westerly direction made for sailable conditions at Hookipa, so after work and before my sunset session, I went to take some photos in a 45… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

hooked-in wipeouts

Posted 5 years ago

What a couple of beautiful windsurfing days we had since the last post! Yesterday was probably the best session of the winter so far for me. Light wind, glassy waves on the rise, what can go… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

winter is back to winter

Posted 5 years ago

Let's face it: November that was a bit disappointing. Lots of small days and windy as hell. That made it epic for all those european windsurfers in vacation, since they could sail pretty much every… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

support the relocation of Kuau Mart

Posted 5 years ago

Just received this email from Matt Meola and happy to publish. I would like to personally invite you to join me in supporting the relocation of Kuau Mart. Albee Layer, Hank Gaskell and I are… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

little update before the big (stormy) swell will hit

Posted 5 years ago

The 2011 Paia Bay Invitational on Thanksgiving day was a huge success. Here's the podium: 1) Marcio 2) Michelle 3) Rich I shot some video clips, so stay tuned for a video that will hopefully give… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

It's the morning of the 24th…

Posted 5 years ago

…and the Waimea buoy reads 6.7ft @ 13s from NNW (347°). That means that the annual Paia Bay invitational will have plenty waves. Unfortunately an extremely small percentage of them will be… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

I'm a happy soccer fan (and windsurfer)

Posted 5 years ago

My home town soccer team is playing in the early stages of the European Champions league (after 21 years). Unfortunately, they got into an extremely difficult group together with two of the best… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

fun day

Posted 5 years ago

It sure was another fun day at Hookipa yesterday. Between my early and late session, I took some pics. Here we go in chronological order. Ricardo Campello is on the island and you definitely can… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

second official Paia Bay Invitational forecast

Posted 6 years ago

It's monday morning, and this is the weather map we were hoping for the contest. As you can see, in fact, that fetch north of the island will send a swell that is confirmed to be around 5 feet on… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

first official Paia Bay Invitational forecast

Posted 6 years ago

Yesterday I had the pleasure to meet contest director Ian Haywood and the honor to be nominated official forecaster of the upcoming annual contest on Thanksgiving day. Well I have two news: one bad… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

flattest mid November week I can remember

Posted 6 years ago

We're in the middle of it. Looking at this morning's (Wednesday) map, you would think that there's light at the end of the tunnel, but unfortunately those two fetches (WNW and N of us) will only… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

goodbye Prince

Posted 6 years ago

Among many others, there was one thing that gave me (like if I needed it…) another confirmation that moving in this time zone of the world was a good idea. My favorite dj on my favorite radio was… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

good fun now, not next week

Posted 6 years ago

The NE windswell has been fun, but the next week looks as bad as it gets (for my taste): it will be windy but there will be no waves. Let's have a look at the difference between the following two… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Bouj's board

Posted 6 years ago

Yesterday I tried Boujmaa's board (a custom built by Starboard). It's a twin fin (my favorite) and has a beautiful curvy outline. In other words, it looks pretty sick to me. And on the wave it is… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

oh yeah!

Posted 6 years ago

Wednesday morning weather map looks even better than the forecasted one (see a couple of posts ago) and that fetch is just lovely, isn't it. This is the Surfline 5 days wave forecast for Oahu's… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

three videos

Posted 6 years ago

I ran into these three videos tonight and I feel like sharing. A scary moment. A scary big wave. The smartest gangster who has ever lead a country might be on his way out and this is a bye… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

bloody awesome day!

Posted 6 years ago

How else would you call a day with one surf and two windsurf sessions? It's windy as hell here in Maui, thanks to the strong and very gusty easterly flow. Not my favorite conditions, but thanks to a… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

maui makani classic final day and awards

Posted 6 years ago

The last day of the contest saw some big waves and light wind. They finished experts single elimination and youth and amateur double elimination. No time for the double elimination of masters and… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

maui makani classic day 4

Posted 6 years ago

Day 4 saw some very mediocre conditions. Seen the good wave forecast for the last two days (Monday and Tuesday), head judge Matt Pritchard decided to complete the single elimination for all the… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

maui makani classic day 3

Posted 6 years ago

Another action packed day! Let get straight to the fact that I made it to the final of the Masters division. The final was the last heat of the day and, quite uncharacteristicly, it was windy as… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

maui makani classic day 2

Posted 6 years ago

Well, the wind blew and it was an action packed day! The sky was a bit gloomy at the 10am skipper's meeting. The blog author gets ready for his heat. Six pack is gladly back. (thanks Nino for the… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

maui makani classic day 1

Posted 6 years ago

Well, day 1 was a lay day due to lack of waves. No big deal, since today (Friday, day 2) there will be a north swell hitting. Too bad the wind should be pretty light, so I think Matt Pritchard… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Maui Makani AWT contest live webcast

Posted 6 years ago

Live webcast here. Opening ceremony today at 10am. Too bad it's flat as a lake! [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

found harness at Hookipa + I'm ready for the contest (to be over) + Jimmie's selection

Posted 6 years ago

Yesterday Tursday 25 I found a harness at Hookipa. Email me to identify it. Tomorrow Thursday 27 is the start of the Maui Makani contest. Everybody I meet asks me:"Are you ready for the contest?" My… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

three sports, photoshoot and work

Posted 6 years ago

How did I manage to squeeze all that in my day today, it's a bit of a mystery even for me. The photoshoot was only 30 minutes long, but thanks to the beautiful waves and the amazing skill of the… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

le onde grandi are back

Posted 6 years ago

Grand day. I had an early wave sailing session at a spot up the coast. It wasn't great (the wind was very offshore hence very gusty and strong on the face of the wave), but there were the first mast… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

models changed!

Posted 6 years ago

Good news! As you can see from the below map (still 29th, like last post), the models now don't show that weak low pressure anymore and there's at least a couple of isobars (the 1016 and the 1012)… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

another meager forecast + photographers tribute

Posted 6 years ago

Unfortunately, the forecasted weather maps for the days of the contest keep looking pretty meager (from the windsurfing point of view, of course!). This one is for the 29th, third day of the six… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

first unofficial Maui Makani AWT contest forecast

Posted 6 years ago

This is the list of the registered (so far) competitors for the windsurfing contest. In the expert division, the amount of talent is undeniably stellar… it will be a lot of fun to… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

windsurfing party (and more)

Posted 6 years ago

The Maui Makani AWT windsurfing contest is coming up and there will be a few parties/activities that will go with it. Here's the banner of the one organized at the Hot Sails Maui headquarter. The… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

The blog? What blog?

Posted 6 years ago

That's what I've been answering to the people asking me when I was going to update the blog. Sorry guys, I've been blogging full time since 2005, it looks like I need a break. Blogging for me has… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

good bye six pack…

Posted 6 years ago

Courtesy of that long lasting south swell, when I left for Italy I was in top shape and with a remarkable six pack… …which is clearly gone now! PS. Assuming everyone knows already… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

what a swell!

Posted 6 years ago

I hate when people exaggerates about the size of the waves, but I have to admit that this last swell has been quite unique. The series of storms that generated it, kept building seas on top of… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

8 spots in 36 hours

Posted 6 years ago

That's how I honored the first two days of this majestic south swell (and the original title of this post was 7 spots… 'cause I forgot one!) There's only three in this little video that I… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

three sports day

Posted 6 years ago

Today I did: – surfing in the early morning – wave sailing in the afternoon – SUP surfing at sunset. Even for my high standards, it was a really good day. I even worked a five hours… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Teahupoo craziness

Posted 6 years ago

WOW! Craziness 1: yesterday's tow session. Highlights below. I would definitely also recommend to check out the single waves/wipeouts in the heat analyzer page. The "extras" bottom line… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

waves, forecasts and archive photo

Posted 6 years ago

Let's see what I'm gonna post about today… how about waves and surfing? Tahiti is on hold and in fact the webcast shows rough stormy surf. But, if you were jonesing for live webcast, there's a… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Also geese surf

Posted 6 years ago

Buoy readings at 5am. SE Hawaii buoy: 3.1ft @ 16s from S (182°) West Lanai buoy: 2.2ft @ 17s from SSW (192°) W Hawaii buoy: 2.8ft @ 15s Barbers point buoy: 2.6ft @ 17s from S (190°) Should… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Tahiti contest day 1 highlights

Posted 6 years ago

Yesterday, first day of the Tahiti contest and it was immediately a great show. Below the highlights… how's those waves of CJ? Let me also point out that they are now calling the heats on… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

bit of a forecast

Posted 6 years ago

Usually towards the end of August Maui's north shore starts seeing some kind of swells from the North. Not this year. August 5th was the last day with some decent waves and after that it was just… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

ASP Tahiti contest coming up!

Posted 6 years ago

Well, I surfed 5 hours today, but I didn't get any wipeouts (nor barrels) like these… thank god! Get your smart phones and computers ready… it's gonna be a big show! Forecast is good…… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

do you like barrels?

Posted 6 years ago

Even though I think they're overrated, I do like barrels. Here's an amazing clip entirely shot with the GoPro. Here's a long barrel by Jamie O'brien. And here's Kelly destroying… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

stuff

Posted 6 years ago

Summertime continues with a lovely alternance (just made up this word) of small south swells, sailable windswell episodes at Hookipa and standup downwinders. Not a bad summer, for sure. Talking… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

waves on both shores

Posted 6 years ago

Monday was a really fun day to spend in Maui. The south shore was on fire with solid head high and occasional overhead sets. The period was around 17 seconds and that just makes better, easier to… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

3.3ft @ 16s from SSW (195°)

Posted 6 years ago

The alarm is set. Let's see what we get. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

wow, that was a downer!

Posted 6 years ago

Sorry guys about the shitty energy of the last post. I might not be on top of the world right now, but my life in Maui is still pretty darn good. There have been waves on the south shore (Monday… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

bit of a whine

Posted 6 years ago

I did get a new computer (thanks for that comment, Dave), but my technical problems persist. I got so much work to do to customize this new one the way I like it… it's really not fun. I just… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

technical problems persist

Posted 6 years ago

While in Jeffrey's bay the supposed "dream tour" is dealing with shitty conditions to complete the ASP contest, in the meantime please enjoy this video about the epic swell in Fiji. Pacific Pirates… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

technical problems

Posted 6 years ago

My computer doesn't boot anymore and this is my first post ever from a smartphone (that after a painful, long, frustrating testing phase, i finally bought today). I think you can tell… I wanted… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

holy shitballs!

Posted 6 years ago

Michelle's fb comment to this link was so appropriate that I had to borrow it for the title. I stole one of the pictures for you guys… A surf magazine recently published the best 100 waves in… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Tribute to Bart

Posted 6 years ago

I'm back in Maui and it's time to pay tribute to Bart and his epic crossing that I couldn't post about as timely and often as I wanted from Bali. Hereafter, I just finished collecting all the update… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

indo report 8

Posted 6 years ago

A few considerations at the end of my first Indonesian experience. The first one is about surfing in general. Without a doubt, it's the most humbling and slow learning sport I've ever done. And… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

indo report 7

Posted 6 years ago

Especially because of how it went, the Sumba trip represented the end of the experimenting phase of my Indo trip. Back in Bali I had 5 more full days to surf and I wanted to just surf the two… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

indo report 6

Posted 6 years ago

"Proper out there!" That's how my Sumba trip mate commented what he was seeing 5 minutes into the taxi ride from the airport to our destination on West Sumba. He couldn't have been more right. But… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

The ultimate crossing

Posted 6 years ago

A little break from the Indo reports, because when you have a friend that is completely nuts, you want the world to know! Here's Bart next adventure. Scary hard core. Good luck buddy!!! PS. I'm back… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

indo report 5

Posted 6 years ago

I officially lost the count of the days, so I can't be more precise (I know you guys don't care, but I do!) in my day by day reports. Anyway, I'm still in Ulu Watu and I'm still enjoying my… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

indo report 4

Posted 6 years ago

Day 7 started with a beautiful sunrise that showed one of the volcanoes of the island. Too bad I'm so focused on the surfing, because I'm missing out on a lot of nature and culture stuff too… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

what a swell!

Posted 6 years ago

I hate when people exaggerates about the size of the waves, but I have to admit that this last swell has been quite unique. The series of storms that generated it, kept building seas on top of… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

8 spots in 36 hours

Posted 6 years ago

That's how I honored the first two days of this majestic south swell (and the original title of this post was 7 spots… 'cause I forgot one!) There's only three in this little video that I… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

three sports day

Posted 6 years ago

Today I did: – surfing in the early morning – wave sailing in the afternoon – SUP surfing at sunset. Even for my high standards, it was a really good day. I even worked a five hours… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Teahupoo craziness

Posted 6 years ago

WOW! Craziness 1: yesterday's tow session. Highlights below. I would definitely also recommend to check out the single waves/wipeouts in the heat analyzer page. The "extras" bottom line… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

waves, forecasts and archive photo

Posted 6 years ago

Let's see what I'm gonna post about today… how about waves and surfing? Tahiti is on hold and in fact the webcast shows rough stormy surf. But, if you were jonesing for live webcast, there's a… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Also geese surf

Posted 6 years ago

Buoy readings at 5am. SE Hawaii buoy: 3.1ft @ 16s from S (182°) West Lanai buoy: 2.2ft @ 17s from SSW (192°) W Hawaii buoy: 2.8ft @ 15s Barbers point buoy: 2.6ft @ 17s from S (190°) Should… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Tahiti contest day 1 highlights

Posted 6 years ago

Yesterday, first day of the Tahiti contest and it was immediately a great show. Below the highlights… how's those waves of CJ? Let me also point out that they are now calling the heats on… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

bit of a forecast

Posted 6 years ago

Usually towards the end of August Maui's north shore starts seeing some kind of swells from the North. Not this year. August 5th was the last day with some decent waves and after that it was just… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

ASP Tahiti contest coming up!

Posted 6 years ago

Well, I surfed 5 hours today, but I didn't get any wipeouts (nor barrels) like these… thank god! Get your smart phones and computers ready… it's gonna be a big show! Forecast is good…… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

do you like barrels?

Posted 6 years ago

Even though I think they're overrated, I do like barrels. Here's an amazing clip entirely shot with the GoPro. Here's a long barrel by Jamie O'brien. And here's Kelly destroying… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

stuff

Posted 6 years ago

Summertime continues with a lovely alternance (just made up this word) of small south swells, sailable windswell episodes at Hookipa and standup downwinders. Not a bad summer, for sure. Talking… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

waves on both shores

Posted 6 years ago

Monday was a really fun day to spend in Maui. The south shore was on fire with solid head high and occasional overhead sets. The period was around 17 seconds and that just makes better, easier to… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

3.3ft @ 16s from SSW (195°)

Posted 6 years ago

The alarm is set. Let's see what we get. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

wow, that was a downer!

Posted 6 years ago

Sorry guys about the shitty energy of the last post. I might not be on top of the world right now, but my life in Maui is still pretty darn good. There have been waves on the south shore (Monday… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

bit of a whine

Posted 6 years ago

I did get a new computer (thanks for that comment, Dave), but my technical problems persist. I got so much work to do to customize this new one the way I like it… it's really not fun. I just… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

technical problems persist

Posted 6 years ago

While in Jeffrey's bay the supposed "dream tour" is dealing with shitty conditions to complete the ASP contest, in the meantime please enjoy this video about the epic swell in Fiji. Pacific Pirates… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

technical problems

Posted 6 years ago

My computer doesn't boot anymore and this is my first post ever from a smartphone (that after a painful, long, frustrating testing phase, i finally bought today). I think you can tell… I wanted… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

holy shitballs!

Posted 6 years ago

Michelle's fb comment to this link was so appropriate that I had to borrow it for the title. I stole one of the pictures for you guys… A surf magazine recently published the best 100 waves in… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Tribute to Bart

Posted 6 years ago

I'm back in Maui and it's time to pay tribute to Bart and his epic crossing that I couldn't post about as timely and often as I wanted from Bali. Hereafter, I just finished collecting all the update… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

indo report 8

Posted 6 years ago

A few considerations at the end of my first Indonesian experience. The first one is about surfing in general. Without a doubt, it's the most humbling and slow learning sport I've ever done. And… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

indo report 7

Posted 6 years ago

Especially because of how it went, the Sumba trip represented the end of the experimenting phase of my Indo trip. Back in Bali I had 5 more full days to surf and I wanted to just surf the two… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

indo report 6

Posted 6 years ago

"Proper out there!" That's how my Sumba trip mate commented what he was seeing 5 minutes into the taxi ride from the airport to our destination on West Sumba. He couldn't have been more right. But… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

The ultimate crossing

Posted 6 years ago

A little break from the Indo reports, because when you have a friend that is completely nuts, you want the world to know! Here's Bart next adventure. Scary hard core. Good luck buddy!!! PS. I'm back… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

indo report 5

Posted 6 years ago

I officially lost the count of the days, so I can't be more precise (I know you guys don't care, but I do!) in my day by day reports. Anyway, I'm still in Ulu Watu and I'm still enjoying my… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

indo report 4

Posted 6 years ago

Day 7 started with a beautiful sunrise that showed one of the volcanoes of the island. Too bad I'm so focused on the surfing, because I'm missing out on a lot of nature and culture stuff too… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

indo report 3

Posted 6 years ago

Day 5, on the way to a new spot (well, they're all new for me), I ran into these lovely fellows. Cute! Here's the stunning view of the spot. On the left you'll notice a channel with a left and a… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

indo report 2

Posted 6 years ago

Couple of more days went by and as usual I'll let the photos tell the story. Yesterday (day 3), I surfed the reefs in the Canggu area again (Echo beach). When I got out of the water a photographer… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

indo chapter 1

Posted 6 years ago

Now, how in the world am I going to share with you guys the emotions I am experiencing here in Bali? A blog post is not enough. Not even for me. I badly need one of those Strange days devices. A… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

the Namotu photos part 4

Posted 6 years ago

Last Namotu post. This is a sequence of a late drop at Pools that I managed to blow by not grabbing the rail. Right here my left hand should stay on the rail to keep the board on a higher… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

the Namotu photos part 3

Posted 6 years ago

I'd like to post all the remaining Namotu photos before I move over to the next adventures. So, here we go! Let's get rid of some… Still day 3 at Cloudbreak. Halfway decent top turn… if it… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

and all of a sudden… Indonesia!

Posted 6 years ago

The recent Namotu trip has awaken in me the desire of searching for new high quality waves out of my usual comfort zone (in terms of spots and size). In other words, it was awaken a healthy desire of… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

the Namotu photos part 2

Posted 6 years ago

Here's another sequence from that magic day 3 at Cloudbreak. I remember this one very well, since it was a solid double overhead one. Not Slater, but not a bad stance either. I like this one… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

the Namotu photos part 1

Posted 6 years ago

Time to start uploading some of the photos that the photographer took in Fiji. This is the best sequence. Taken on Tuesday (day 3) at Cloudbreak. Believe it or not, I didn't even see that barrel…. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Namotu day 6

Posted 6 years ago

Back in Maui, I now found the time to complete the post about the last day in Namotu. As I anticipated, it was another great day. The big swell peaked and the wind was the regular trade direction…. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Namotu day 6

Posted 6 years ago

No time for this post really, since we're going back tonight. Just wanted to post a pic I took at Cloudbreak today. Plenty more when I get back in Maui, so come back and check them out. It was… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Namotu day 5

Posted 6 years ago

After 4 full and intense days of action, today my body demanded a rest. At least in the first half of the day. Nonetheless, I went out on a boat to take pics for you guys. Let's see what I got. The… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Namotu day 4

Posted 6 years ago

Day 4 was different, but still awesome. The difference was in the weather: windy and cloudy. Well, we sure did the most of it anyway: Session 1 was on a windsurfer. Not a good direction for wave… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Namotu day 3

Posted 6 years ago

Day three was just as good as the previous ones. I woke up pretty tired partly because of all the surfing and partly because of the massage. That lady went in pretty deep and as it always happens… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Namotu day 2

Posted 6 years ago

Since the very beginning of this gorgeous day, all I wanted to do was to go back to Cloudbreak. The forecast was for increasing wave size and I wanted to surf it again before it became too big for my… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Namotu day 1

Posted 6 years ago

What a place this is. Here's how day 1 went. After a 6am breakfast, we decided that the waves were too small at Namotu and got on one of the many resort's boats to go surf Cloudbreak. … [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

and all of a sudden… Namotu!

Posted 6 years ago

Thursday Michelle saw this post on the Namotu Island Facebook page: We just had a few spots open up from this Saturday for a week. Check out Surfline as waves will be pumping. She then emailed me… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

AWT Waddell Creek day 4 video

Posted 6 years ago

Santa Cruz Classic – Day 4 from American Windsurfing Tour on Vimeo. Absolutely nothing to report about here in Maui. Today I might have to grab the one man canoe in order to catch those little… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

AWT Waddell Creek day 4

Posted 6 years ago

Just received an extremely short press release from AWT that announces that… Nathan Mershon claims Expert Title…and here are all the winners: After days of battling it out off the beach at… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

AWT Waddell Creek day 3

Posted 6 years ago

Final Results after Day 3Competition started at 11am allowing time for the completion of all the single eliminations and final double eliminations for the Youth, Women and Masters divisions. We're… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

press releases

Posted 6 years ago

Let's start from the AWT first contest at Waddell Creek. Day Two Results… so far!It was an action-packed day at Waddell with all the single eliminations nearing completion. The one final so far… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

the video of the Boujmaa's crash

Posted 6 years ago

The day the accident happened, Kalle told me that he had put a GoPro on Victor's head (he was working on a video for Fanatic) and that Victor was following closely Boujmaa when he went for the triple… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

rockstar again!

Posted 6 years ago

Here's how day 17,641 of my life went. Woke up pretty tired not having slept well. Did a couple of hours of computer work: – blog post – article for Windnews – reply to emails of people inquiring… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Hookipa jumping session

Posted 6 years ago

Yesterday morning there was a JP/NP jumping photoshoot at Lanes while at Hookipa the jumping session with the height measurement devices was on. They told me it was quite a show and I believe it. I… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Lots of stuff

Posted 6 years ago

Lots of photos and stuff in this post. Let's start from the photo of the day that goes to Diony. Then I usually go in chronological order, but I'm happy to make an exception and post this shot of… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

strange days

Posted 6 years ago

Finally I found the time to edit the footage I took with the helmet stick on March 31st (last day of waves at Lowers, I think). I think this is the best GoPro windsfuring video I've ever done. It's… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

No title

Posted 6 years ago

My friends of standuppaddling.it translated my "strapped SUP anyone?" post in Italian and did some post processing to the photos. I like this one a lot. Thanks guys! Talking about the strapped… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

three spots, three boards

Posted 6 years ago

What a day! Three sessions with three different boards in three completely different places on the island. To start the day, I followed the old rule:"never leave waves to find waves" and scored an… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

a three disciplines day

Posted 6 years ago

- one hour of surfing – three hours of SUP surfing – one hour of sailing It was a good day… PS. I know. These posts without photos suck. But go no time 'cause there's more waves waiting! [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

thanks uncle Pat

Posted 6 years ago

Just read this on uncle Pat's latest forecast and thought it was worth sharing. Wave watch iii model suggests 10 feet swell has reached the equator south of Hawaii on Monday 4/18, with the jason… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

strapped SUP anyone?

Posted 6 years ago

A while ago I saw Brett Lickle with a foot strap on the front of his SUP. The idea intrigued me, and I imagined that my little 7.4 board would benefit a lot from the leverage I could get out of a… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

hookipa 4 12 11 + over a million readers

Posted 6 years ago

This late winter/early spring season will be remembered for the sideoff wind. Usually, sideoff is the best direction for wave riding. I experienced a lot of that in Ireland, South Africa and Oahu… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

get well soon Boujmaa!

Posted 6 years ago

Yesterday Boujmaa had a bad accident while sailing at Hookipa. He's ok now, just a few stiches on the lip, a concussion to nurse and a broken metatarsal in his hand. I want to wish him a speedy… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Boujmaa's cheesroll into backloop!!!

Posted 6 years ago

First, a little update on Boujmaa's conditions. He's going to spend a second night at the hospital because they want to make sure he will have no complications with his lungs. Just a… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Maui's been bombed!

Posted 6 years ago

…by the sugar company. This lovely photo illustrates: a) the beauty of a windless morning in a tropical paradise b) human's way of ruining it. Hawaii is one of the very few places on Earth were… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

double!

Posted 6 years ago

We're not talking forward loops you guys, much better than that… Thanks to my personal ass spotter, here is the photo of the day. As predicted, yesterday Hookipa was big and gnarly. This first… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

6.5 hours, 20 seconds

Posted 6 years ago

Yesterday was an epic day by all means. I like a nice shot at the beginning of the post, so here is Browzinho in the shot of the day. But before we move on to the other photos, I feel like… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

fart off the lip

Posted 6 years ago

There is no doubt that all these international sailors ripping the hell out of the Hookipa waves are inspiring the local sailors to push a bit harder. The photo of the day is a clear example of that…. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

family post

Posted 6 years ago

March 20 was my dad's 80th birthday. In this photo he is celebrating surrounded by (from the left): Alessia (my brother's daughter), Angelo (my brother), Paolo (my sister's husband), Daniela (my… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

nature first

Posted 6 years ago

We can see the light at the end of the tunnel, but we're not quite there yet. Yesterday was another awfully windy day, very gusty indeed. Don't be fooled by the photos, because these guys make… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

there's light at the end of the wind tunnel

Posted 6 years ago

Yet another day of strong wind, but not as crazy strong as the past ones. As the title suggests, the light at the end of the tunnel is the fact that the trade winds are about to return to a more… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

more nuking wind action

Posted 6 years ago

As forecasted, yesterday was another day of nuking wind. As predicted on this blog, the late afternoon saw some big squalls make the wind go up and down and the author managed to squeeze in a short… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

ole fart style + campaign for Nico

Posted 6 years ago

The alternative title to this post could have been:"The least radical Hookipa sailor". That's what I am and that's my style and I don't give a damn, since I have just as much fun as anybody… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

As predicted, sailing has been overall horrible in the last few days.

Posted 6 years ago

But as predicted I I've been able to find the right time to get out and managed to have fun no matter what. Fortunately today the wind eased up a bit, but that's just temporary because the next four… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

definitely not my kind of conditions + Jaws

Posted 6 years ago

Today I had one of the shortest sessions at Hookipa: 20 minutes. First couple of waves were actually allright, but after two big ones seriously overpowered on a 4.2 and with huge chops in the bottom… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

7:03pm. Gp goes out for one more…

Posted 6 years ago

Photo from mauiwindcam.com PS. 7pm NW buoy reading: 13 feet @19 sec from 320. Tomorrow is going to be seriously big. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

another beautiful day in Maui

Posted 6 years ago

We're so lucky over here. Yet another day of near perfect wave sailing conditions at Hookipa. Light offshore and clean waves. Lots of people out (that's why I only said "near" perfect…), also… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

the show is on + the tsunami

Posted 6 years ago

Allright, back to this post after the Tsunami thing. Here in Maui the surge only created some minor damage to the harbors and beach front properties. Absolutely nothing compared to the devastation… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

my new awesome custom sail

Posted 6 years ago

Last summer I asked Jeff Henderson to design me a custom 5.0. If you guys don't remember the discussion, here's a link that leads to the three posts that talk about it. The sail was ready in 2010,… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

trades are back and are here to stay

Posted 6 years ago

OMG, what a shock yesterday! From surfing uncrowded glassy long period waves to sailing choppy short period segmented waves with 35 other guys, the gap in the enjoyment was quite remarkable. Don't… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

20 waves a day keep the doctor away

Posted 6 years ago

Surfing has been off the hook lately. So many good sessions, it's hard to remember them all. All I can say is that every time I counted the waves I caught in a session, they were always at least 20…. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Matt won!

Posted 6 years ago

Big post full of stuff. But I feel like dedicating the title to my next door neighbor Matt Meola who just won 100k dollars! The movie Innersection is a collection of short segments that a bunch of… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

2 28 2011 hookipa surfing

Posted 6 years ago

My camera resetted the picture numbers after 9999 and started again from 0, so that the first three shots of the day (in numerical order) would be these ones. That's why I love my camera… I… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

couple of videos I saw online

Posted 6 years ago

Check this first one out. Chris and Jay went spear fishing. They stuck the camera in the water just before getting off the kayak and found out what they filmed only at home… can you imagine the… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

movies

Posted 6 years ago

The other day I watched a surf movie called Stoked and broke. It was very refreshing when compared to the average pros only super high performance 99% of the rest of the surf movies. Here's some… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

a perfect day off

Posted 6 years ago

Omg, omg, omg, what an awesome day I had today! A 6 feet, 13 sec from around 340 degrees lovely swell provided some delightful logo to mast high waves and I made sure not to waste yet another… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

more about that epic Thursday

Posted 6 years ago

Ola sent me the link to his gallery of photos of that epic Thursday. I downloaded my favorites. This is one the best Hookipa wave sailing shots I've ever seen. You don't see often that glassiness… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

the AWT needs help + epic Hookipa + strict rules

Posted 6 years ago

Just received this email from Sam Bittner and I'm happy to publish it. First though, a photo (from this Jimmie's gallery) of one of the most epic windsurfing sessions ever. I'll talk about it later… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

just another awesome day at the beach

Posted 6 years ago

Lil post update with this photo of me taken by Jimmie Hepp's (from this gallery). Thanks Jimmie! After quite a spell of intense surfing action, today some windsurfing action was back (at least at… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

with the Kuau Mart goes a piece of our heart

Posted 6 years ago

I wanted to make a sign that said that and stand outside the store on the side of the road waving at the cars to rise awareness… I'm pretty sure still many people don't know that February 28 will… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

jaws stuff (and not)

Posted 6 years ago

Note: Little Friday morning meteo update at the end. —————————————————————– I'm not a huge fan of Jaws related stuff. But when it's my buddies that do… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Loving this winter

Posted 6 years ago

I had a three sessions day and those are always something special… None of them was epic by any means, but each one had its own flavor. It doesn't really matter how good it is, really… as long… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

interview with Ola

Posted 6 years ago

As promised, I interviewed the designer of the new upcoming Simmer boards, Ola Helenius. Timingly enough, the Windsurfer International came up with their new online issue in which there is an… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Kinel, what another beautiful day it was!

Posted 6 years ago

For once, the shot of the day doesn't go to a windsurfer, but to a surfer… a beautiful one. That ass falls into the glorious category. It's so good that she can't stop herself from grabbing it…… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

it was way harder than it looks

Posted 6 years ago

Very glad I chose to sail elsewhere, otherwise with those waves and the extremely offshore wind I would have done some serious damage. Considering that yesterday I already broke mast and sail (the… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

epic surfing

Posted 6 years ago

I know, I used this title already… how cool is that? How else should I call this post? Here's the photos I took today in chronological order (believe it or not). Actually, this lovely… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

helmet stick on the SUP

Posted 6 years ago

Here's another clip with the helmet stick. It was shot at resolution 4, the one that offers more pixels in the height. It was a good idea and I think the camera should be oriented more down to show… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

the helmet stick

Posted 6 years ago

I bet you haven't seen this gopro angle yet, have you? Please select a better resolution than the shitty default 240p that youtube now gives you by default (it's a the bottom, to the right of… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

forza Napoli!

Posted 6 years ago

My home town football team (soccer for the americans) is doing good. It's the best team we had since the glorious times in which Maradona played in Napoli. It's such a pleasure to watch them that… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Yet another awesome day at the beach

Posted 6 years ago

The conditions were more manageable than yesterday, hence there were more people in the water (which means more photo opportunities). Despite the fact that Mark put up the usual show of amazing… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

hey GP, did you hurt your foot again?

Posted 6 years ago

No wonder I received that question a few times today… I spent the whole day like that! Well yes, I bloody well did! I slipped on a slippery board and hit something (mast or footstrap, not sure)… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

This is nothing…

Posted 6 years ago

So the big day came and thanks to the west direction, the waves weren't the usual humongous closeouts. The were big and beautiful. And even ridable. This is Middles. This is questionable… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

my favorite conditions

Posted 6 years ago

As forecasted, yesterday a light trade breeze picked up. Pure slog and surf at Hookipa with very smooth up to shoulder high waves. My absolute favorite conditions. As the photos taken by Jimmmie… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

from sunday to sunday

Posted 6 years ago

Holy cow, the wave forecast for next week calls for continuous extra large surf! Fortunately it will be from a very west direction, so hopefully not all of Maui's north shore will be closed out…. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

kona 2

Posted 6 years ago

What a great day it was. Again. Pretty sure Polakow agrees… In the morning the surf at Hookipa/Lanes looked epic (very light offshore), but I was pretty tired from two sessions the day before and… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

surf stuff

Posted 6 years ago

Contributor's post. These three photos of The Wedge were sent in by Eric. He also sent me the link to this amazing video of Derek Hynd riding a finless board at big J-Bay. Another blog reader… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Kona

Posted 6 years ago

What a beautiful Maui winter day it was! The wind was blowing Kona (sometimes strong, sometimes light), the sky was cloudy and grey (but not gloomy, rather electric I'd say), the waves weren't too… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

surfed out again

Posted 6 years ago

Surfing has been phenomenal. I just love big north swells, 'cause I get to surf some of my favorite breaks. For the last few days I consistently had at least two sessions a day, it's getting hard to… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

it's not only me anymore!

Posted 6 years ago

Yesterday Hookipa was quite a spectacle. I got there too late, but Jimmie Hepp took some beautiful photos in this gallery. Today it was smaller and with a seriously puffy wind on the inside. I had… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Simmer boards

Posted 6 years ago

Kai Katchadourian has been seen riding new boards with the Simmer logo for a while now. Rumor has it that the designer is a northern european mad scientist named Ola Helenius (who I have the… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

24 days of clean surf

Posted 6 years ago

According to this blog's archive, the last windy day of December was the 5th. According to the forecasts, the last non windy day was today. A beautiful strip of 24 days of no wind in which the… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

just a cloud

Posted 6 years ago

I had to pull over to take a photo of this cloud… It was 7am of december 26 and I was going to Kanaha to surf. The first hour I was out with three other guys. The second hour I was completely… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

more waves

Posted 6 years ago

Yet another big north swell hit yesterday. I took these photos at Hookipa at 5.40 with very low light. This is a tow surfer. This one instead paddled into the wave with his arms. Couple of… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

if you like wavesailing you'll like this forecast…

Posted 6 years ago

…unfortunately for the Maui windsurfers, it's not for here but for Cabo Verde's Sal. Eh eh, I wonder if I got someone there… Maui's forecast looks like nothing like that, but just as good (at… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Head high and light offshore…

Posted 6 years ago

…and 20 cm of snow!!! This a Dutch surfer and my respect goes to him and to all the others that surf in that kind of cold. Check out this is an absolutely hysterical animal voiceover… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Ribs tale

Posted 6 years ago

Long time no post, I know. I've been dry for 10 days because of my rib. Too much pain to do anything at all put a cap on my inspiration. Then Saturday afternoon I finally decided to go see my body… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Brandon Bay, Ireland.

Posted 6 years ago

Thanks to the forced days of rest that my bruised rib is giving me, I finally found the time to publish the post about last October's Ireland trip. Actually, I wrote the article back than on a plane,… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

epic surfing (2)

Posted 6 years ago

Wow! What another amazing day of surfing yesterday was. I had a 3 hours morning session on a shortboard and managed to take some pics all around the island. This is a very fickle bodyboard… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

epic surfing

Posted 6 years ago

While most of the mainland and Europe are freezing, the weather in Hawaii has been absolutely gorgeous. I have not see a single cloud for at least 4 days and even though that makes the early morning… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

and the winner of the photo contest is…

Posted 6 years ago

…this image submitted by a guy called Noaa! Just kidding of course, even though that is a beautiful image indeed since it shows a fetch of wind perfectly oriented towards Hawaii. That low has… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

The not so subtle difference between CAN and HAVE TO.

Posted 6 years ago

I didn't take any photos yesterday because I was busy testing a board, but fortunately Jimmie Hepp was on the rocks and did the job! Here is his gallery of the day on Facebook… he's got quite a few… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

photo contest runner ups

Posted 6 years ago

When I announced the photo contest, I didn't specify the judging criteria. The reason is that there were none. Whatever photo struck me most for whatever (very subjective) reason was going to be the… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

il teorema di Stokes

Posted 6 years ago

I didn't take photos today, but Jace Panebianco sent me an email that said: Giampaolo, Here are some photos from the run thru we did today at the Maui Arts & Cultural – Castle Theater. Everything… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

big breakers

Posted 6 years ago

The combination of a short perdiod NNE swell and a massive windswell made the buoys rise up to 12 feet and yesterday we were blessed by some big breakers. I did an noon session up the coast that… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

"you got to do what you got to do!"

Posted 6 years ago

That's how I communicated my approval to Levi when I saw him putting this sign next to his truck. Then he went sailing and immediately substantiated the message with the same exact tweaked kind of… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Revolver + The Windsurfing Movie II double feature confirmed…

Posted 6 years ago

… for Saturday December 4th, 7pm at the Macc. The crew at Poor Boyz believed in advertising on this blog and bought a month of banner space (see right)… thanks!!! They also offered a DVD copy… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

doesn't get more creative than this…

Posted 6 years ago

Exactly one week ago I had a fantastic day of surfing. The video below is made by clips taken in the morning session. Then in the late afternoon, I went out again on my SUP (too tired to lay down… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

the PBI + Hookipa sailing

Posted 6 years ago

The annual Paia Bay Invitational was held, as tradition, yesterday on Thanksgiving day. Ian and Danny are the true heart of this fun event and big thanks go to them for gathering a bunch of friends… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

hookipa 11 24

Posted 6 years ago

Last post was the celebration of a epic week of glassy surf. Now the trades are back (though kinda light… the way I like them) and this post is the celebration of an epic day of glassy wave… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

yeah, let me show you yet another bit of paradise…

Posted 6 years ago

Despite its ease of use, taking the GoPro out is always a tiny little mini-burden: got to have it ready, mount it, activate it, check it, etc… But to get a shot like this is just… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

surfed out

Posted 6 years ago

What a lovely stretch of glassy surf we had! East swell, south swell, west swell and now northwest swell… I surfed them all and had very little time left to post. Today (Sunday) I had a day off… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

a bit of frustration

Posted 7 years ago

Oh well, it can't always be epic… Actually Hookipa was pretty damn good and I watched it all day, but unfortunately the sunset session wasn't as good as usual. Too much west in this swell (some… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

hookipa 11 13 2010

Posted 7 years ago

Well, it wasn't epic or awesome, but Hookipa yesterday was still a lot of fun! It wasn't super crowded, but I noticed a much better behavior in the water. It seems almost impossible that my post… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

fucking epic!

Posted 7 years ago

That's what Russ yelled me while sailing side by side after yet another memorable ride yesterday afternoon. Hey, I like when the other sailors suggest me the titles of the posts… and by the way,… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Wave priorities + links

Posted 7 years ago

I'm gonna talk priorities on a wave, because it seems that there's still a bunch of sailors that have no clue about them. Often you hear:"the guy most upwind has priority". WRONG! The guy who… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

"that was fucking awesome!"

Posted 7 years ago

That's what the other sailor I was sailing with told me when we got out of the water… and he was right! It happened yesterday in the late afternoon. Light sideoff and logo high sets inconsistent… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Hookipa 11 7 – Back to normal

Posted 7 years ago

You can't really call the level of the sailors at Hookipa "normal", but the fact that the pack of pros has left for Cabo Verde was indeed noticeable. Still, as you can see from the photos I took,… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Kelly, Mark, GP… old guys rule! :)

Posted 7 years ago

NW swell on the decline, but still some big sets (mixed with a 6 feet windswell) yesterday at Hoo. I took photos for only 25 minutes in a moment in which the wind was so light that no one was… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

lost board + beautiful waves

Posted 7 years ago

Mixed topics post. Topic 1. Yesterday the sunset session at Lowers turned out to be very fun. After a whole day of up and down with the rain, most windsurfers gave up and I ended up scoring a quite… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

outer reef bliss

Posted 7 years ago

What a day. Me, Jeff and John. Glassy, beautiful, big, gentle rollers. Paradise. John catches his first wave. Awesome. Jeff had a helmet with a camera on the side. I like my GoPro head band… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

to Andy

Posted 7 years ago

A couple of waves from Monday's sailing session. Once again, the other sailor is Pascal. nov 1st 2010. One wave up the coast. from giampaolo cammarota on Vimeo. Nov 1st 2010. Another wave up the… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

rejected!

Posted 7 years ago

When the waves are big, channels close… Can anyone count the seconds between the waves for me? I'm afraid my watch has low batteries… :) Also, does anyone understand what I say after "f%^*@… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

940

Posted 7 years ago

That's a hell of a storm, but it's in the "wrong" place and it will move away from us. I think wave models are over estimating the size in Hawaii. Not that it makes too much difference for me if it's… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

big swell update

Posted 7 years ago

WARNING: this is an extremely boring forecast post. Here's what Pat Caldwell posted on Friday afternoon: Models are showing the jet stream amplifying a trough between the longitudes of the… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

finally light wind and sunny!

Posted 7 years ago

What a beautiful day to be off yesterday was! After a few days of rainy weather and strong gusty winds, yesterday it was sunny and the wind (still very offshore) was light. A 2 feet NNE ground swell… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

a new traffic hazard called Boujmaa

Posted 7 years ago

The wind yesterday at Hookipa was horribly strong and gusty. The sailors who jump (pretty much everyone but me) were able to make the most of these dreadful conditions. Getting out of the car… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

big one ahead

Posted 7 years ago

As I anticipated two posts ago, the pressure configuration in the north Pacific is about to change. The strong high that is generating the strong, gusty, ugly trade winds and at the same time… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Hookipa 10 24

Posted 7 years ago

I had a day off and between my two sessions I took photos. Strict chronological order. Mark. He's all about forwards off the lip these… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

waves and a new sponsor

Posted 7 years ago

A fairly big NW swell has just delighted us with plenty waves. Maybe not the cleanest ever, but sure there was some energy in the water. I managed to surf in the morning and sail in the afternoon… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Francky is back!!!!

Posted 7 years ago

And immediately everyone is pushing a bit harder. Well, at least I am… This is the first wave of my sunday afternoon session that I shared with the official mauisurfreport team rider… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

there it is

Posted 7 years ago

This is the storm that will generate the swell that will hit Wednesday. Quite unusually it's coming down from above the Aleutians, but I don't care where they come from… as long as they… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

the best routine in the world

Posted 7 years ago

The last three days of my trip were spent in London. What a beautiful city that is, but for beautiful that it can be, it's still a city: a very unnatural place where to live. The last day I caught… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Trestles full report

Posted 7 years ago

It feels a bit awkward to report about something I did a month ago (not enough bandwidth on the road), but better never than late. I'm now back in Maui after my awesome month long trip to Cali and… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Trestles very partial report

Posted 7 years ago

Finally time for a first very partial Trestles report. Those of you who saw the live webcast, should know already what kind of perfect conditions the contest was blessed by. Those of you who did not… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

there's some plane rides in my future…

Posted 7 years ago

Sept 15, Maui – Los Angeles Sept 20, Los Angeles – London (arr. 21) Sept 21, London – Naples (via Milan) Oct 2, Rome – London Oct 2, London – Kerry Oct 9, Kerry – London (via Dublin) Oct 12, … [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

FB clips

Posted 7 years ago

Quite unusually, the following two things happened this morning: 1) I went on facebook 2) on it, there were some worthy videos. I thought about sharing them in a more permanent way by posting them… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

canoe bliss + lil forecast

Posted 7 years ago

A few days ago I took my one man canoe to the south shore and caught some little waves. This one decided to take me all the way to the beach. Here's another wave to give you a different… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Andy!

Posted 7 years ago

A transformed Andy Irons (who doesn't sound like an asshole anymore, but like a nice, relaxed and happy guy) won the ASP contest in Tahiti. The coverage was awesome as usual. Here's all the heats on… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

webcasts, webcasts…

Posted 7 years ago

Let's talk webcasts (or lack of thereof), one of my favorite subjects! The Reunion Wave Classic is underway as I type and, guess what, you can't see a live webcast on the internet. Here's a video… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

never trust my forecasts

Posted 7 years ago

Despite the buoy readings, the waves were smaller on Sunday. Here's a couple of shots I took after another quite disappointing wave sailing performance. Mark was in pushloop mode. Nick. And now,… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Nothing much??!!!

Posted 7 years ago

Never trust surfline forecaster emails… Well, I guess they meant that there's no ground swells. But the windswell is pumping! Hookipa yesterday was head high, with occasional overhead sets. Today… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Nothing much due for the Islands

Posted 7 years ago

The Surfline forecaster email's subject is usually quite an optimistic one. So when you receive one with a sentence like the title of this post, you know it's pretty bad… Not many waves to ride… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

south shore report

Posted 7 years ago

This not so impressive south swell season continues and I continue to make the most of it. Thursday finally the buoy went up to 4 feet and that means that the spots on the Wailea side were working…. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

the Meola's

Posted 7 years ago

My neighbor Nancy has two kids with a lot of talent. Here you can have a glance of Matt's. Matt Meola – Planet Air from franck berthuot on Vimeo. To find out what his lovely sister Lily can do… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

the 2010 Launiupoko Ole longboard classic

Posted 7 years ago

Organized by Hi-Tech surf shop, this is an annual event held in Maui's most family friendly surf spot: the lovely Launiupoko beach park. Since I work for those guys, I was able to trade the entry… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

YES!

Posted 7 years ago

Quick post update with a few links: New issue of the Windsurfer International. New website from positive-h2o. This Saturday there's the Ole longboard contest at Launiupoko. I was able to trade… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

LDP: Lay Down Paddle Surfing

Posted 7 years ago

This is what I wrote lately in a thread on the standup zone forum: IMO, what is great about SUP surfing is the paddle and what sucks is the board. The paddle helps with: – generating speed -… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

anybody knows this surfer girl?

Posted 7 years ago

Just received an email from a mainland photographer who took this photo in Maui and ended up winning a photography award with it. He would like to contact the surfer to send her a print. If anybody… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

water shots

Posted 7 years ago

Yesterday I went to Launiupoko because I knew that Francky was doing a photoshoot there. The waves were small and he was sitting at the end of a little inside right. That means I didn't do… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

5 hours

Posted 7 years ago

This is the final version of this post. ———————————————— I surfed a total of five hours today: 2h SUP, 1h shortboard, 2h longboard. Thanks to my trusty gopro I got… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

Surf Film Festival: my review.

Posted 7 years ago

During my recent short stay in Oahu, not only I surfed my ass off, but I also had the chance to watch a few movies of the awesome Surf Film Festival at the Honolulu Academy of Arts. Here's a brief… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

the 2010 Molokai Oahu

Posted 7 years ago

Just received this press release. HONOLULU (July 25, 2010) — Australian Jamie Mitchell, 33, claimed an unprecedented ninth Molokai-2-Oahu World Paddleboard title in Hawaii today, completing the… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

the 2010 Naish Maliko-Kahului race

Posted 7 years ago

I know, this race was last Sunday and in two days there will be already another race (the way more important Molokai-Oahu), but I found the time to post this only now… hey, better late than… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Link]

I'm either dreaming or dead (and this is heaven)

Posted 7 years ago

Here's the description of the situation that led me to think that today. On a secluded beach of Maui, five gorgeous sexy women were begging me:"Giampaolo, you have to tell us how you l