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A reader-supported surf publication founded in 1992, The Surfer’s Journal is vivid, authoritative, and independent. The goal of each 132-page bimonthly edition? A completely resolved composition. Balance. Color. Story. And purist surf energy from Page One to close-of-book.

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With sketchbook in hand, Sandow Birk migrates from an L.A. loft to a peat-roofed cottage in the Emerald Isle. Putting pen and ink to paper, he comes to find that even today “it raises a curious eyebrow when you mention that you’re going to Ireland to surf.”