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Winter surf on the Outer Banks

El niño is creating some crazy weather in North Carolina. On Christmas Day, we were on the Outer Banks of North Carolina, it was 70°, the ocean temperatures were in the 60’s, and there was waist high surf. (Apparently, we … Continue reading

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Turks and Caicos: Island Vibes

Our last full day on the island of Turks and Caicos was spent on a boat, a remote island, and under water. We reserved a full-day spot for our family on the Island Vibes Tours and we were ready for … Continue reading

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Turks and Caicos: Exploring Malcolm’s Road Beach

A co-worker had tipped us off about Malcolm’s Road Beach. And while we had spent some time here a few days ago, we really didn’t get a chance to explore it. Now that we were more comfortable with our snorkel … Continue reading

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Turks and Caicos: Coral Gardens Reef

The first day of winter. 80º here in Turks and Caicos. Mild 60’s back home in Raleigh. After a rainy day yesterday, we were hoping for better weather today. No matter what, we’ll make the best of it and we … Continue reading

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Turks and Caicos: Snorkeling at Malcolm’s Beach

We were ready for a full day on the beach and decided to head to the western part of Turks and Caicos to explore Malcom’s Beach. Getting there was pretty easy, but there were a few parts where we did … Continue reading

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Turks and Caicos: Leeward and Sharkbite’s

Our day was off to a slow start. We decided to do some prepping for the rest of the week and cranked up the grill to cook some chicken, burgers, and veggie burgers, as well as prep other food for … Continue reading

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Spring Break 2015: From Surf to Snow

Spring Break 2015: Rincon, Puerto Rico Day 5 It was our last day in Puerto Rico for Spring Break. We had a completely different second half planned to go snowboarding and we were off to Denver later in the day. … Continue reading

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Surf, Sailing, and Sun in Rincon, Puerto Rico

Spring Break 2015: Rincon, Puerto Rico Day 4 Another beautiful day in Rincon was on tap. An early morning surf session with some of the leftover swell was a great way to start the day. Then the family was all … Continue reading

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Spring Break 2015: Rincon, Puerto Rico Day 3

It was another good day of surf in Rincon, leftovers from the big swell were still coming in. Spring Break was in full effect and I was up early and in the water before 7:30 am. The rest of the … Continue reading

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Cristobal Lights Up the NC Surf Scene

All my research was complete and the call was made for the morning: Emerald Isle was the spot, fingers crossed. Hurricane Cristobal was sitting off the coast, pumping in swell. I used a combination of MagicSeaWeed and SwellInfo to help … Continue reading

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