With restrictions eased, summer camps have been opening. One of them is the Delray Beach Surf Camp. (L-r) Alex Rachlin, 11,
Riley Fitzgerald, 11, Sean Boyle, 10, and Harrison Berney, 13, catch a wave together during a camp session near the shore at C
Moon phases and weather patterns combined to create high tides and wild waves in November. ABOVE: A surfer catches a ride off the beach at the north end of Spanish River Park in Boca Raton on Nov. 18. A winter-like storm off the Carolinas brought rol
A man checks out the crashing wave on the north jetty of the Boynton Inlet on January 2. Strong winds and heavy waves produced wave that crashed at least 20 feet above the jetty. Jerry Lower/ The Coastal Star
By Willie Howard
COUNTY POCKET — Robert “Smitty” Smith, an accomplished craftsman and a member of a pioneering wave of surfers who helped popularize the sport in Palm Beach County during the 1960s, died Oct. 31 of heart failure at his apartment i
By Shelley Gilken
Even if the waves aren’t big, it’s still a swell time at the Delray Beach Surf Festival.
“Our motto of the whole surf festival is the win
Professional surfer Peter Mendia, of West Palm Beach, rides a WaveJet surfboard near the Lake Worth Pier. Mendia says the propulsion system allows him to spend less time paddling and more time riding waves.
Photos by Willie Howard/The Coastal Star
By Shelley Gilken
Not many camps can boast this: No shoes needed.
On the sandy shore of Delray Beach, dozens of campers each year get their feet wet with
Award winners and contest directors celebrate a great day on Delray’s beach. More than 200 participants and volunteers enjoyed family-oriented competition in surfing, paddleboard and tug-of-war events. All proceeds were donated to benefit Delray Beac
November brought cool breezes to area beaches, where hundreds of people enjoyed the surf last month. Above, a personal water craft tows a surfer along the shore just south of the Boynton Inlet. Photos by Jerry Lower
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