Surf Books

History and Culture

SHACC (Surfing Heritage and Culture Center)  Building a community of people who share a common passion for the spirit, soul and culture of surfing

California Surf Museum   Preserving our surfing heritage since 1986

Encyclopedia of Surfing Matt Warshaw’s searchable online archive of all things surf.


John Severson  Surfing culture and surf art collectibles by the founder of SURFER Magazine

Grant Rohloff Photos  Images and films of surf culture, beach lifestyle, iconic surfers, skateboarding, motorcycling and the environment.

Other Surf Sites  Various articles about surfing and body boarding.

Kahuna Video  Surf films by Mike Clancy.

Montjuich Surfboards A variety of articles dealing with surf history, surf films and surf culture written and compiled by Didac Piquer.

Rick Griffin  Archive, biography and links.

Surfartifacts  A site for viewing of rare and unusual surfing artifacts.

The Surf Network  The world’s largest surf video library.

Surfwriter A personal history of surfing’s  golden years, by Bob Feigel.

Wetsuit Wearhouse  A great resource for buying a wetsuit.