Coos Bay Chapter

The Coos Bay Chapter is dedicated to the protection of oceans, waves and beaches in the greater Coos County area More Details
February 15, 2016

Scholarship Recipient 2015 – Maxwell Sinko

Maxwell Sinko was awarded one of the Coos Bay Surfrider Scholarships for 2015.
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February 14, 2016

Strip Canoe for Gala

50 years after building his first canoe in 1962, Nat Jaeggli constructed his first strip canoe.  He found strip canoes to be “the perfect balance of craft, function and beauty.”  Nat is generously donating one of his fine strip canoes to be auctioned at our Spring Gala.  Check out his canoes and pictures of his shop at Canoes of Coos Bay.
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February 5, 2016

Spring Into a Surfrider Summer

Join us for our second annual Gala Extravaganza  Spring Into a Surfrider Summer!  The event features 6 courses artfully created by Black Market Gourmet, paired with 4 beers from Southern Oregon Coast microbreweries, rum from Charleston’s Stillwagon Distillery, and coffee from Charleston’s Bridgeview Coffee Roasters, plus live entertainment, and a Wall of Beer.  This event raises money to support our Scholarship program, our Youth Chapter, and coastal water sampling.
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January 29, 2016

Local Surf History with Dan Matthews

Come learn about local surfing history and surfing design with one of the original surfers of the Oregon Coast. Guest speaker Dan Matthews will share his history of surfing in our area, and his nearly 50 years of surfboard shaping experience. Our February meeting will be held at our usual place, at the Broadway Rock Hall-next to Sharkbites Café, Thursday, February 4, at 6 pm.
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December 23, 2015

Trouble at Bastendorff: How unfettered beach access can be an issue

Bastendorff is a special place for our Surfrider chapter, it’s the place we all go to take our dogs to run free, surf (every now and then it’s good), camp and connect with the ocean. Keeping it clean was the inspirational action that led to the development of our chapter and continues to be a focal point today. Bastendorff is unique in that it is one of the few easily accessible spots in Oregon where you can camp for free on the beach – a feature that, while in the spirit of Oregon, comes with a series of challenges.
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