Monthly Archives: October 2012

HMS Bounty casualty claimed tie to mutinous Fletcher Christian

Christian Science Monitor Patrik Jonsson October 30, 2012 Claudene Christian perished in the tragic sinking Monday of a replica HMS Bounty, after the ship went down in hurricane Sandy-swept seas. She had claimed a a family tie to Fletcher Christian, … Continue reading

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Coast Guard search continues for missing captain of HMS Bounty

AP 10-30-12 The search for the HMS Bounty captain will continue through Tuesday night, says the Coast Guard. ST. PETERSBURG, Florida — The Coast Guard will search a second night for the captain of a doomed tall ship that sank … Continue reading

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‘Chasing Mavericks’ visual-effects chief

Jesse Hamlin October 21, 2012 Scott Anderson was standing on the cliff at Mavericks on the San Mateo County coast last spring, where he’d spent weeks filming the soulful surfing movie “Chasing Mavericks,” watching what looked like a flea gliding … Continue reading

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NZ’s Anderson Crowned Stand Up World Series Champion for 2012

October 18th 2012 New Zealand’s Annabel Anderson confirmed her breakthrough season on the international stand up paddling circuit taking the double at the Stand Up World Series Finals at Turtle Bay Resort on the North Shore of Oahu in Hawaii … Continue reading

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High surf warning in effect, surf could reach 30 feet on Oahu’s North Shore

Rich Meiers Oct 08, 2012 HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) – A high surf warning is in effect for the north and west-facing shores of Niihau, Kauai, Oahu and Molokai, and for north-facing shores of Maui, according to the Deparment of Emergency Management. A high surf … Continue reading

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Teahupo’o Summer 2012 – Surfing Magazine – Laird Hamilton

Laird Hamilton riding bomber in Teahupoo summer 2012. Surfing Magazine’s photographer Tom Carey disappeared this summer.  Most bosses fire an employee for an extended disappearance; Tom  returned with some great Chopes and still has job.  Check out the collection at … Continue reading

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Surfing Magazine interviews Bruce Irons about Teahupo’o

Bruce Irons relives Teahupo’o on one of its largest wave days in 2012.  The surf was huge.  Irons caught more than his share of large waves.  Irons lived to talk about his experiences at Chopes. . . Jim Caldwell Redondo … Continue reading

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Turlte Bay Resort has reached a tentative contract with its union employees

KAHUKU, Hawaii — Union workers at a North Shore Oahu resort have reached a tentative contract agreement. Details about the agreement won’t be released until Local 5 members of the Turtle Bay Resort vote on Friday. Union leaders and hotel … Continue reading

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State of Hawaii may close North Shore Hawaii Dillingham Field and Hawaii’s only Skydiving Facility

MOKULEIA,OAHU (HawaiiNewsNow) – – Once considered an end-of-the-road airport, the Dillingham Airfield on Oahu’s North Shore has emerged as a Mecca of sorts for skydiving enthusiasts and other commercial aviation ventures. But Hawaii News Now has learned that the state … Continue reading

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