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Jetty Brewing Company Good Deeds for Locals Way to go Jetty Life and Jetty Brewing Company for doing good for the locals of Long Beach Island, New Jersey. So many workers in Hospitality across our great Nation are suffering with job loss, lost wages, business losses that its great and generous to see the effort that Jetty Brewing has put together for their local community. I had to give them a shout out! My family owned a home in Harvey Cedars on Hudson Ave (the surfing beach) for over 40 years. Long Beach Island will always have a special place...

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The fine folks at Blue Ridge Chair Works have hinted that they are working on developing a Bike Pack Chair. This is outstanding and I can't wait. For beach going cyclists and anyone in general, this will be a great new product. Blue Ridge Chairs uses the finest quality products for extremely long lasting enjoyment.  While we are unsure of the launch date and price point, I for one look forward to the ability to put on the bike pack and carry my Jimmy Lewis stand up paddleboard (SUP) to the beach with no issues of the chair being in...

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Each year, I attend one, sometimes two Surf Expos in Orlando. Held each January and September, they feature the latest and greatest in the Surf, SUP, Skate, Apparel and Beach Gear. This year was great as always but the item that got my attention was a really fun toy called Surfer Dudes. You have to check out their website and I would love to know if you think I should carry them on this website! I'm very tempted. There are six different surfers to select; so you can race them. They are surfer boom-a-rangs! Powered by the waves, they will...

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The only thing better than meeting one of your idols is meeting them for second time! Robert August was one of the two Surfers featured in the Surf Classic Endless Summer. I met Robert the first time a few years ago at the Surf Expo and he is so willing to talk and chat. Very funny man too! Thanks to Joe Nuzzo from Suncoast SurfShop in Treasure Island for not only introducing me again this year but also for ordering me my first longboard (custom). It was a model called "What I Ride" signed on the bottom near the Stringer...

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First and foremost, if you care about the finished look of your SUP repair, smooth, watertight and color, pay to have it done by a professional. It you have experience or its a minor issue I have some tips from a repair professional. If the board is made from epoxy, use epoxy, not polyurethane fiberglass resin.The two resin types don't play well together! Dry the repair area completely, inside and out. If water remains in the repair area, the resin will create non stop air bubbles as it heats to cure, bubbles are never good on a repair. Most important,...

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