30 miles north of downtown Santa Barbara is Gaviota Campground, the base camp for south swell surgical strikes. Santa Barbara locals are very proprietary about the fickle surf that squeaks through the Channel Islands, so keep a low-profile and take a free lesson from the SWELL team. (more…)Thank you for visiting the Swell blog. Visit us on www.facebook.com/swell for more exclusive fan offers, giveaways and more.
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Roadtripping | Hollister Ranch The ins-and-outs of scoring rights-and-lefts on California's Central Coast
Meet Your Maker | Tavik Men's Designer Mark Powell Talks Tavik Style, Parties, Surf & Workwear Inspo
Tell us why the slim pickens shirt is ideal for salty shapers and garage dwellers.
MP: Slim Pickens was inspired by the durable denim of our western heritage. Think gold-digging, sharp-shooting and the random bar-room brawl. (more…)
Spear Fishing with Sharks in Tahiti SWELL Lensmen Talks About Avoiding Sharks While Spearfishing in Tahiti
Spear Fishing in Tahiti is beyond just a hobby, it is second only to our love for surfing! It goes hand in hand with the Tahitian lifestyle. If we take a boat out for a good day of surf, there is inevitably a spear gun or two aboard in case someone takes a break and wants to catch the post surf meal, unless you catch gets stolen by sharks known for stalking us. (more…)