Tuesday, October 30, 2012

SWELL FROM HURRICANE SANDY

This is Florida last Sunday / Monday

Photos 1 and 2: Surfline
So is this!
aily Rincon Surf Report - Comments
Tuesday, OctobeDr 30, 2012 (10-30-12) 9:30 am

The waves today are amazing! The size and power of Hurricane Sandy, the Super Storm, is pretty incredible. We had no winds whatsoever for the past 10 hours resulting in super glassy double to triple overhead waves. Tres Palmas is FIRING! Other tucked away south spots are working well and have barrells big enough to fit my car vertically. The North side of Rincon is maxed out and closing out a lot. Only the big wave breaks are handling the swell. Just about every big wave spot is EPIC right now. We'll have a Gallery up when this event is all done so keep checking back. If you ever see yourself in the report, claim your pic(s)! Email:rinconsurfreport.com Want to know the wave forecast for surfing Puerto Rico? Check the forecast further down. You can also get updates on the surf by visiting ourRincon Surf Report

Thursday, October 25, 2012

THE DONALD


doesn't get any better than this!

 By the time he was 12 years old, Takayama bought his own plane ticket with money earned from a Honolulu paper route. He promptly landed a job in Venice Beach, CA, at Velzy-Jacobs. When Velzy and Jacobs split up .. Dewey Weber set up shop in the same little building located on Pacific Ave. 

Saturday, October 20, 2012

Thursday, October 18, 2012

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

HOUSTON / SAN CLEMENTE

 Downtown Houston. 

Shell oil company executives,  downtown.

Sweets for the sweet. Bella Cartagena Westbrook, downtown Houston, last Sunday.


Downtown San Clemente with the Pacific in the background.


 San Clemente.

Victoria Cartagena Westbrook.

My father in-law, Ernesto, Patty and mama in-law, Empera. 
Almost home. 2 weeks and 3 days on the road...enough already.

Saturday, October 13, 2012

NEW MEXICO ~ TEXAS





My friend from the Outrigger Canoe Club
My boss in the late 60's
Founder of the Surfing Heritage Foundation
What is....Dick Metz?
The Cartagena Wilsons,  photo from last week in San Clemente, CA.

Friday, October 12, 2012

TRAVELING AND RICO'S REPORT

My great niece Dakota Brown last Sunday in Venice CA.

photo lifted from Surfline. Beautiful wave at PEAHI, Maui this past Tuesday.

Nice swell headed for PR and Central Florida.

Thursday, October 11, 2012

RICO REPORT / PUERTO RICO FORECAST

Tres from years past

D.R.





Offshore Deep Water Swell Height (ft)
DatePrimary SwellSecondary SwellTertiary Swell
Oct 11 (Thu)3-4ft10s38°(NE)2-3ft6s112°(ESE)1-2ft9s116°(ESE)
Oct 12 (Fri)3-4ft11s38°(NE)3-4ft7s106°(ESE)1-2ft8s119°(ESE)
Oct 13 (Sat)5-6ft9s105°(ESE)3-4ft11s42°(NE)0-1ft7s317°(NW)
Oct 14 (Sun)9-10ft9s80°(E)1-2ft10s40°(NE)1-2ft4s356°(N)
Oct 15 (Mon)14-15ft10s71°(ENE)3-4ft7s351°(N)0-1ft0s(N)
Oct 16 (Tue)6-7ft9s88°(E)5-6ft7s340°(NNW)4-5ft8s27°(NNE)
Oct 17 (Wed)

EARLY SEASON SWELL

Tuesday, October 9, 2012

SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA

Original surf art on board

Pacific Coast Hwy approaching the Ventura / L.A. county line

Old Friends David and Patty West, Santa Barbara.

Older Friends left to right: Nancy Sunfield whom I've known since kindergarten, Sandy Willie from High School and My 1st real girlfriend when we were 15 and 16 years old, Georgette. Marina del Rey last Sunday.

Patty poising as a bad ass surfer chick and our buddy Nick  who moved back to Newport Beach, CA from Indialantic, FL. Flippy Hoffman's gun, Surfing Heritage Foundation, San Clemente, CA.

The old VELZY board shack



Friday, October 5, 2012

ALONG THE WAY HOME

An old dog getting his afternoon water therapy from his loving owner.

Trucks tinted window makes for a cool lens filter


My Venice High School surf buddy, Wayne perched in the upper left corner.
Patty's view of the drive from Oregon to Ventura.

Thursday, October 4, 2012