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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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Undercurrents highlights of Vol. 13, No.4 include a photo of long-distance paddler Larry Capune. A whale washes up at Ocean Beach in San Francisco. Santa Barbara Maritime Museum hosts the exhibit “George Greenough: Beyond Surfing.” Walter Hoffman and John Creed explore El Salvador. Reviews of Michael Dweck’s book, “The End” and William Claxton’s book, “Steve McQueen.”