Hard Yards

Subscriber Only

Volume 18.Issue 4

Note: Subscribers have access to a downloadable .pdf for all features in the archive.

Subscribers receive access to PDF archives of Volumes 1-29 free as part of their membership.

TSJ members receive:

  • Bi-monthly delivery of The Surfer's Journal
  • 20% off merchandise and apparel in the TSJ store
  • Unlimited access to every article we've ever published
  • Email delivery of additional original TSJ content
  • Member only film screenings
  • Exclusive sponsor offers and discounts

Subscribe for access

Three young men go on a surf trip to a remote South Pacific island, seemingly unprepared for life outside of their usual trappings and with apparent expectations of constant perfect surf, bars, girls, and paradise. This article is a 21st Century print version flashback of the film, Forgotten Island of Santosha, with hundreds of beach, reef, and point breaks waiting to be discovered and ridden. And very hot waters and abundant sea lice. The search is on!