Recent Rants

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Renowned Australian chef and “gourmet traveller” Ben Shewry has not lost familiarity with his beginnings, or his father’s valuable teachings about life along the coast.

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At 2:20 a.m. on October 5th, 775-foot cargo ship The Rena ran aground on the Astrolabe Reef not far offshore from Mount Maunganui, New Zealand.

The reef is well-charted and off the standard route to the vessel's destination of Tauranga Harbour. So far there has been no explanation for the accident.

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Claims are back. Their styles are varied and they're delivered with the utmost passion. So, who throws down the best?

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Rant - Slater in SF

from a caption under a pic in surfline this evening: If Kelly finishes 9th or better at the Rip Curl Pro Search in San Francisco, he takes Number 11. "It's obviously a good result for me and it makes things harder on everyone else," Kelly explains. "Let's hope for good conditions in San Francisco."

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San Francisco Sutro Baths September 2011

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A very close Familly member Died at 12pm Today.
The man Taught me to surf starting at 7yrs old on the cornish beaches in England, on pieces of ply wood with the front turned up.
I will paddle out first thing tommorrow and will give him a moment of silence from 8am so if your out even if you dont know him please give a moment for a Surfer who changed my life.

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Go to see Super Natural from Powerlines Productions!

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Tetsuhiko writes: How much would you sacrifice to keep surfing? Lord knows, wave riding demands certain sacrifices, but would you knowingly compromise your health to get in the water every day? How about your children’s health?

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a pod of four dolphins swam right around me yesterday. waves were fun too

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Rant - Cyclops Shark

Gnarly.

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The weird case of San Franciscans who didn't know where they lived is about to be settled. It has only taken 3 1/2 years and legislation by Supervisor Carmen Chu.

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Ever since the very old problem of piracy began cropping up off the shores of Somalia, tech geeks have offered ever more advanced ways of foiling the sea brigands. Ship owners can now fend off hijackings with puke-inducing chemical sprays, ear-splitting sonic blasters and anti-pirate lasers.

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Kent writes: 1. Getting out there is the hardest part. There are always a million reasons not to do something. These justifications of inaction are very easy to find – especially when the conditions are not immediately inviting. The reality is, there are always hassle factors and rewards involved in every pursuit. It’s all a matter of what to focus on.

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The death toll from torrential rains in Central America over the past week has jumped to 74 over the past 24 hours, with a further 20 lives lost in El Salvador, authorities said on Sunday. A tropical depression that swept in from the Pacific on Wednesday caused mudslides, chaos on roads and forced thousands of people to abandon their homes.

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