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    DescriptionA complete guide for the most well known to the not-so-well-known surf spots in the Hawaiian Islands, from Tavaras Bay on Maui to Waimea Bay on Oahu to lesser-known Manele Bay on the island of Lanai.

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    Surfing Hawaii
    A Complete Guide to the Best Breaks on the Hawaiian Islands
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Rod Sumpter
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 256
    Width: 152 mm
    Height: 229 mm
    Thickness: 16 mm
    Weight: 26 g
    ISBN 13: 9780762731312
    ISBN 10: 0762731311

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    B&T Approval Code: A09304000
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    LC classification: F
    Abridged Dewey: 917
    B&T Approval Code: A19904200
    DC22: 797.3209969
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    Edition statement
    Illustrations note
    maps, b&w photos
    Globe Pequot Press
    Imprint name
    Falcon Guides
    Publication date
    01 July 2005
    Publication City/Country
    Old Saybrook
    Author Information
    Rod Sumpter has been surfing since the age of six, and has won over seventy five trophies. He has surfed in over twenty five countries, while surfing several hundred locations and was placed fifth, and then seventh in consecutive World Surfing Championships. Rod was the British Champion six times and the European Champion twice, and regained the British and European titles after an extraordinary twenty-year gap. As well as being one of the world's preeminent surfers, Rod is an experienced photographer, surf moviemaker, and former staff photographer for Surfer magazine. He has shaped surfboards at Hobie surfboards California, and won a gold television award for his water-photography. Rod is the only surfer in the world to hold three National Surfing Titles consecutively at Bondi Beach, the Australian National Junior Title, at Huntington Beach, California, the U.S. Junior Title, at Jersey, Channel Islands, the Great Britain National Title. He has also ridden the world's longest surfboard, measuring in at 28 feet. Rod is the author of 100 Best Surf Spots in the World (Insiders' Guides, 2004).
    Back cover copy
    For more than twenty-five years, FalconGuide(r) has set the standard for outdoor recreation guidebooks. Written by top outdoors experts and enthusiasts, each guide invites you to experience the endless adventure and rugged beauty of the great outdoors. Surfing Hawaii is your comprehensive guide to the Hawaiian Islands' best breaks-from classic surf spots to lesser-known waves. Let international surfing legend Rod Sumpter show you where to ride the waves from Honolua Bay on Maui and Banzai Pipeline on Oahu to Magic Sands on the Big Island and Nawiliwili Lihue on Kauai. Look inside for: Complete write-ups of 68 featured surf spots, plus key info on 241 more Best tide height, swell direction, and wave size for each featured site Surf spots for all skill levels, from beginner to expert The lowdown on hazards and localism At-a-glance information on break types and best boards Advice on avoiding the crowds and finding the breaks