November 2010

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August 30, 2010

Last night I went out for a look around town.  First stop was a traveling carnival.  The carnies here stand next to the rides with microphones promoting each ride over a background track of techno.  Maybe that’s how it is in California, too, it’s been a while since I’ve been to a carnival.  I headed down Read the full article…


August 29, 2010

Today’s news: a new shipment of boards has arrived!  We now have a beautiful new stash of soft tops, shortboards and funboards.  Earlier today, a curious mother and son from Henan came in to the shop to have a look around.  I ended up sending the son home with some recommendations for good rap music. Read the full article…


My Arrival in Sanya

Hi everyone, I’m Steven, Surfing Hainan’s newest staff member.  I came to Sanya three days ago from San Francisco, California.  The ocean’s been flat since my arrival on August 26th, so  I tried stand up paddle boarding in Dadong Hai.  I’ve got to mention that the warm water here in Hainan feels like a huge Read the full article…


Frequently Asked Questions 常见问题

When is the best time to come? What are the surf seasons? There are essentially two surf seasons in Hainan – the fall and winter season, which brings Northeast swells, and the summer season, which brings south swells. The fall and winter season, from November until April, offers the best surf, with consistent northeast swells Read the full article…