Earth and Surf Fest headlines July 4 in North Topsail Beach

JACKSONVILLE, NC June 25, 2015 – Keep Onslow Beautiful and several sponsors are gathering to host the 9th Annual Earth & Surf Fest at North Topsail Beach July 4 rain or shine. The Earth & Surf Fest is an Environmental Awareness event and the festival mission is to create a […]

Peace of mind in the ocean: The first user-friendly shark deterrent band

CHARLESTON, SC Oct. 7, 2014 –  Shark. Just one mention of the ancient jagged-toothed creature that lurks beneath the waves fascinates our culture as much as it inspires fear. This image is amplified annually through the beloved Sharkweek program, which has run for more than 25 years. People know the […]

Women's Surfing Competition Returns to North Carolina

Wahine Classic kicks off week of surf contests, camps WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH, NC July 15, 2014 – On the shores of the nationally ranked surf town in some of the country’s cleanest ocean waters, more than 100 female surfers from New York to Florida will compete in shortboard, longboard and standup […]

Results: Wrightsville Beach Wahine Classic

Women’s East Coast Surfing Competition Returns to North Carolina   Morgan Knight of Virginia Beach finishes first place in Pro Longboard; Darsha Pigford of Wrightsville Beach tops Pro Shortboard; Jackie Fisher of Kure Beach wins SUP    Wrightsville Beach, NC August 19, 2013 – Wahines (wa-hee-nees), a Polynesian word meaning […]

Wahine Classic Attracts Local and East Coast Surfer Girls

Wrightsville Beach, NC August 4, 2013 – Julia and Madeline Eckel are quintessential Wrightsville Beach wahines, (wa-hee-nees), a Polynesian word meaning surfer girls. The Eckel sisters have only to cross South Lumina Avenue to surf Wrightsville’s waves but as members of the Eastern Surfing Association (ESA), Julia 13 and Madeline […]

New River Foundation Kayak & Canoe Demos at Earth & Surf this Saturday

For the Seventh Annual Celebration of the Earth and Surf Festival New River Foundation is offering  Kayak and Canoe Demos. Jacksonville, NC July 5, 2013 – Spend this Saturday (07/06) learning about your waterways.  Join us at N. Topsail Beach (Beach Access #2) 2950 Island Drive.  Lots of exciting events.  Check out  […]

“Surf’s Up” at Wilmington, NC & Island Beaches

Wilmington, NC July 4, 2013 – The “surf’s up” this summer at Wilmington, North Carolina and the island beaches of Carolina Beach, Kure Beach and Wrightsville Beach, which is still basking in the glow of its 2012 National Geographic designation as one of the “World’s Best Surf Towns.” This follows […]

Grand Opening Salty Dog Yoga & Surf

DATE: THIS SATURDAY January 5, 2013 TIME: Classes 10:30, 12:30, 2:00 Grand Opening 7:00-10:00 LOCATION: Salty Dog Yoga & Surf 9 Pavillion Avenue South on the Carolina Beach. Boardwalk 910-707-0539   Carolina Beach, NC – How fitting that we get to open our doors along with the opening of a […]

Red Bull Storm Chase Coming to Hatteras!?!

The Red Bull Storm Chase has narrowed its short list of international destinations for the upcoming extreme wave/wind surfing window, and Hatteras has made the cut! The listing notes the “US East Coast” yet the marker is firmly planted on Cape Hatteras, and I have been in direct contact with […]