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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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Hal Handley bodysurfs at Fort Point by the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco. Steve Krajewski converts his Malibu board into the “Jaws Model.” Jack McCoy figures out how to make a surfboard ride a wave with no rider for a Telstra commercial. Beetlemex refurbishes VW bugs in Volkswagon’s Puebla, Mexico factory and builds new old school Beetles. Book reviews of Surfing Rabbi: A Kabbalistic Quest for Soul by Nachum Shifren and The World Stormrider Guide by Bruce Sutherland and Antony Colas, et al.