The Stormrider Surf Guide: Tropical Islands travels through the trade winds belt on the ultimate island-hopping journey to explore and compare the world’s best warm-water surf zones. Many of the planet’s finest surf breaks are found between the Tropics of Cancer and Capricorn, from the powerful, mountainous waves of Hawaii and Tahiti, through the exotic Caribbean to the pristine perfection of the Maldives and Mentawais. Coral encrusted atolls, dazzling white sands and gently swaying coconut palms fringe the backdrop for many of these islands found in the shimmering, equatorial waters of the Pacific, Atlantic and Indian Oceans. Superb photos and illuminating text combine to make this Stormrider Guide indispensable for anyone searching for their next tropical paradise surfari. This completely new addition to the famous Stormrider library will cover all the world's best tropical islands across the three great Oceans. The Stormrider Surf Guide: Tropical Islands will enhance the proven formula of trusted, dependable surf spot descriptions, coupled with beautiful, informative photos. It will be the only dedicated tropical islands surf guide, yet to ensure maximum market penetration, we are offering surfers great value, with a low retail price for a book of this scope and quality.
The newest addition to the Stormrider Surf Guide series takes a journey through the wave-rich deserts, jungles, and tropical islands sandwiched between North America and South America. This region hosts some of the most fun and funky surf spots around, immersed in a kaleidoscope of cultures and backdrops. Beautifully presented maps, photos and up-to-date, reliable surf information make this Stormrider Surf Guide the ultimate and only accurate guide to the middle of the Americas and a must-have item for any trip to Central America and the Caribbean. Detailed descriptions of the waves in Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama, The Bahamas, Cuba, Jamaica, Haiti, Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, British Virgin Islands, St. Martin and St. Barts, Barbuda and Antigua, Guadeloupe, Martinique, Barbados, Trinidad, and Tobago. Surf forecasting information includes monthly swell and weather data, helping travelers decide on when to go, plus crucial travelling information from flights and accommodation to sightseeing and hazards.
A pop culture reference of surfing in America today contains 1,500 alphabetical entries and three hundred illustrations to review the activity's most significant contributors, events, equipment, culture, and history. Reprint.
The founders of a surf school for women provide both a practical how-to guide to the sport of surfing and a witty look at the surfing lifestyle, integrating advice from professional surfers, personal testimonials and reflections, and tips on how to stay safe while having fun as it covers such topics as how to find the perfect surfboard, recover from a wipeout, or enjoy the spirituality of the ocean. Original.