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SHACC will be closed for Thanksgiving, starting Nov. 26 and reopen Monday Nov. 30. Happy Holiday!

Book Signing & Slide Show
Friday December 4, 6-9pm
Make your way to SHACC on Friday night Dec. 4th from 6-9pm, to celebrate the launch of Naughton/Peterson’s newly released photo/journal book, SEARCH FOR THE PERFECT WAVE
Join us for an evening of surf stories, a brief slide show and book signings with two of surfing's original self proclaimed dirt-bag travelers, Kevin Naughton and Craig Peterson. Their classic articles of surf-travel-misadventures in the '70s and '80s for SURFER Magazine inspired a generation to a life on the road of feral travel.
Don’t miss this rare personal appearance by Kevin and Craig as they share personal accounts of how they got started as teenagers with SURFER Magazine, including their groundbreaking trips in 1973 that put Central America and mainland Mexico on the surf map. You’ll hear how they stumbled upon the epic big waves at Petacalco, how the cover story in SURFER sent shock waves through the surf world, and how the fallout from the articles changed the way we look at secret surf spots. These two guys know how to tell a good story and spin a yarn, while keeping it fun and down-to-earth.
Admission is free for SHACC members and $5 for non-members.
Get ready for a night of classic photos and incredible tales, a portion of the proceeds from book sales will benefit SHACC. (Oh, and if you get lost on the way, you're off to a good start).
For more info about the book check out the teaser video, on the web, or visit Craig and Kevin's Facebook page. We'll have beverages available from Left Coast Brewery beers, Longboard Vineyards wines, Kona Red energy drinks and Hawaiian Spring Waters.
110 Calle Iglesia, San Clemente 92672.


Yater Exhibit on Display Through January 2016

photo: Rick Mueller
From the first board Renny shaped in 1951, to early Yater Spoons, through the transition years with V-bottoms and Pocket Rockets, beak-nosed 70s downrailers, right up to present day carbon fiber/epoxy hybrids.
Thank you to Renny, Marc Andreini, Kirk Putnam and everyone that turned out for a great event. Here's a short piece that Glenn Sakamoto/Liquid Salt put together on the opening night festivities.
Click HERE to view.

Thank you to our sponsors as well!

110 Calle Iglesia · San Clemente · CA · 92672


SHACC's California Gold Vintage Surf Auction 2015 Catalog


Digital Watermarking of our images – Public Notice

As part of our commitment to protecting our image donors, the Surfing Heritage Foundation has begun using digital watermarking on ALL of our images, including those images seen on our website. This watermark is not visible to the eye, but is easily seen by many computer programs such at Photoshop and other image editing programs. In addition, we have also purchased a “watermark spider” that crawls the Internet specifically looking for any images that contain our SHF watermark. The Surfing Heritage Foundation is prepared to take the appropriate action should we find any illegal or unlicensed usage of images from our files.