SURF NAKED! Let International Bestselling Surf Author of "The Ride Home- A Surf Novel" Jacob Ray teach you how to select the correct board, find and navigate through early learning at a safe beach, and use the Surf Journal Method to accelerate to surfing phenom in twelve months! Ray pulls no punches in this surf start up for grown ups only! He tells the truth about learning to surf and assimilating with surf culture. Ray leaves no stone unturned in this surfing how to manual. He covers: boards, tails, board anatomy, wetsuit selection, dings, minor ding repair, tips on what to stock your car with for surf trips, wax, waxing method, using the Surf Journal Method to accelerate learning, the pop-up, paddling, duck diving, wave selection, wave type, how to research your local beach, how to put on a tight or new wetsuit using a plastic grocery bag to help, how to hang wetsuits to preserve their lifespan, board short selection, rash guard selection, why you should research wind, seasons, and tidal effects on your beach, how to maintain control of your board, how to avoid tripoding, how to stay out of the way of the locals while learning, tips on how to preserve boards, tips on how to carry and move boards without damage, tips on ocean survival and handling panic, and how to behave around other surfers. Ray shares his joy and addiction to riding waves in this no holds barred guide to surfing dedicated to Anthony Bourdain. You may find the language off-putting, frank, and downright offensive. This book is not for the faint of heart. And, when we say it is not for kids we mean it. Nobody under eighteen should read it! Get your copy now, get your board, follow the methods and SURF NAKED!
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