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Dive at Monastery Beach

Unlike the relatively murky waters here in Santa Cruz, Carmel can have some amazing visibility. Despite our relatively close proximity to Carmel, the visibility changes largely because of the type of rocks found in each region. Here in Santa Cruz, we have sandstone whereas Carmel has granite. So take a plunge into one of the […]

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Hopkins Rose Nudibranch

This odd looking critter is a Hopkins Rose Nudibranch (Hopkinsia rosacea) also called a sea slug. Check out more photos from this dive here. Photo: Kenan Chan

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Surfing America Contest at Steamer Lane

New swell in town just in time for the Surfing America Contest at Steamer Lane on Friday. Here are some of the lucky contestants who scored! Photos – Paul Topp / @toppshots on Instagram

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Pleasure Point Sunset Session

January 5th, 2015 offered small waves and cold water to a small group of surfers out to enjoy a sunset surf session at Pleasure Point.   Photos- Paul Topp

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Pre Storm Surf

Now that at least the first part of this so called super storm passed  and left its mark here in Santa Cruz,  like the tree that was uprooted and is now laying on our garage, it’s time to look back at some of the waves that this storm brought. Interested in purchasing a photo, email […]

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Post Turkey Day Surf

    Want to see more photos from Mavericks this morning? Click here. Photo: Kenan Chan

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Friday Morning Mavs

Hope all of you had a good Thanksgiving and maybe you got out and had a post-turkey day surf sesh. If you didn’t, you may have missed out because it was a beautiful day with some swell in the water. Some brave surfers took on their turkey-stuffed-bellies and hit Mavericks this morning while some may […]

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Early November

Fall in Santa Cruz has beautiful sunsets and typically fun waves thanks to early Winter swells. After spending some time abroad, it was nice coming back to Fall in Santa Cruz. Here are some photos from early November taken in and around Santa Cruz. Surfers include: Nat Young, Nic Hdez, Alex Birkhofer, and Austin Smith-Ford. Photos: Kenan […]

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