The purpose of this website is to:

  • promote the sport of surf kayaking on the US West Coast

  • provide an educational resource in technique, safety and etiquette, equipment and surf forecasting

  • provide a list of kayak friendly surf spots

  • provide a calendar of surf kayak events (social gatherings, classes, competitions)

  • promote the development of the US West Surf Kayak Team

If you have any questions, comments or suggestions or would like to contribute content, please use the Contact page or send an email to:

Thanks to all the photographers that have contributed their stunning images for this website:

Bryon Dorr, Bill Vonnegut, Jim Grossman, Mark Boyd, Mickey Stowell, Vincent Shay.




Worlds Surf Kayak Championships – Bude 2021

Worlds Surf Kayak Championships – Bude 2021

As a pretty awful 2020 comes to an end it is time to look forward to 2021 and new possibilities. The World Surf Kayak Championships are being hosted by Bude, England in 2021. The venue is Widemouth Bay, a popular and consistent surf spot on the north coast of...

2017 World Surf Kayak Championships Review

2017 World Surf Kayak Championships Review

I had my flight, and the “sports equipment” would fly for free on Aer Lingus, because it was under 9’ and under 50 pounds. I was stoked, as getting to a worlds event with our equipment is half the battle. Just ask Darren Bason’s crew, who had to amputate their boats...

Ventura Paddle Surfing Championships

Ventura Paddle Surfing Championships

The swell forecast for Friday October 7 & 8, 2016 was a little alarming: 1 -2- ft, but the organizers of the Ventura Paddle Surfing Championships didn't flinch because they know that the iconic "C-Street" surf break always delivers. Surfers from across America...

R.I.P Dennis Judson