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THE SITKA ALMANAC

A Compilation of Useful Information from the Sitka Family

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DEVRIES IN MOROCCO

FEBRUARY 16, 2014

Around this time last year, Peter Devries set out for the coast of Morocco on a Transworld Surf trip with fellow shredders Conner Coffin, Parker Coffin and Oliver Kurtz. The North Atlantic churns out all kinds of swell in the winter, and the little crew scored some deserted desert gems, as you'll see in the...

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FINDING FICKLE

FEBRUARY 02, 2014

Finding it kinda fickle, Peter Devries and Noah Cohen have a lark on a so-so winter afternoon. Filmed and edited by Ben Gulliver.

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REID JACKSON’S TOE SIDE TOUR

DECEMBER 20, 2013

Sitka surf team rider Reid Jackson recently took to the road and headed south, where he met up with Sitka ex-pats Husky Brown and Jenn Redmond and learned the art of the hashtag. He snapped some shots, tagged them with #toesidetour and wrote a few words for us. Enjoy Reid's photo story from the...

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SHAPED IN NEW ZEALAND

SEPTEMBER 03, 2013

Sitka is now making our New Zealand surfboards locally, custom shaped in Auckland by Hayden Chamberlain. Raised the small town of Dargaville, Hayden has been honing his craft in the surf industry for over 15 years. He moved to Piha when he was 17 to work for Fresh Squeezed Surfboards, moving on from there to...

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PETER DEVRIES: TIPS FOR COLD WATER TRIPS

AUGUST 27, 2013

Peter Devries learned a few things during the filming of The Fortune Wild, and he shared some of his experience with our friends at The Inertia: I learned a lot from that trip, and all the other cold-water trips I’ve been on. Here’s my list of the absolute essentials for your next one. 1. Know what you’re...

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THE FORTUNE WILD: VANCOUVER PREMIERE

AUGUST 08, 2013

We'd like to give a huge thanks to everyone who came out to see The Fortune Wild in Vancouver last Wednesday, and to those who supported Pacific Wild and CoASt with donations and silent auction bids. A special thanks to Imperial Vancouver, SBC Surf Magazine, Rolla Olak, Humans and Branch + Rolla DJS. Can't wait to do it again! Here are some...

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THE FORTUNE WILD

JULY 19, 2013

"IF A MAN LOOKS SHARPLY AND ATTENTIVELY," WROTE FRANCIS BACON, "HE SHALL SEE FORTUNE." “If Wes Anderson vibes, grizzly bears, Pete Devries, and the vivid wilderness of Canada sounds like a cocktail on which you would like to sip, then The Fortune Wild is a film for you.” STAB Magazine

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ICELAND: AN ADVENTURE WITH REID JACKSON

APRIL 25, 2013

Just as things were warming up for Spring in Canada last year, some dedicated surfers, photographers and filmers headed to some of the coldest waves out there for an adventure in Iceland. Sitka surf team rider, Reid Jackson, joined Chris Burkard and Mikey Detemple for a stunning adventure that produced this short film and many...

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REID’S NEW LOG – A SHORT SURF VIDEO

APRIL 02, 2013

Reid's New Log is a surf short video filmed in Super 8 featuring Sitka surf team rider, Reid Jackson. This sweet little nugget of goodness was filmed and edited by the other brother, Arran Jackson. This video, and many others, are a part of Arran's creative project, Shoestring Budget Productions. Enjoy!

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