Wine, Waves & Beyond: Longboard Surf Classic

by steve watts April 28, 2012

Wine Waves & Beyond Longboard Classic

Check out the Central Coast's Wine, Waves & Beyond Festival May 31st to June 4th, 2012.

They open on Thursday with movie night! It will be a special screening of the classic bodysurfing film "Come Hell or High Water" along with an appearance by Director Keith Malloy.  Check out the movie trailer here.

On Friday, there will be the "Barrel to Barrel" Wine & Beer Tasting and Saturday includes a day trip to wineries as well as a “Brewmaster's Dinner”.  The Longboard Surf Contest will be Sunday, followed by a BBQ and live music.

The event celebrates the best of San Luis Obispo County. Combining the fun, laid back atmosphere of wine country and unique surf culture.  Enjoy four days of unforgettable events evoking the magic of wine and waves. These events take place at numerous scenic venues throughout San Luis Obispo County. All proceeds go to support the Association of Amputee Surfers (AmpSurf). WW&B was able to raise $10,000 for AmpSurf in its first year, and continues to help support this amazing organization.


Check out the event’s website at:

steve watts
steve watts

Growing up in South Africa, Steve spent his youth dreaming of far off places. After spending eight years extensively traveling to many of the great surf destinations of the world getting dengue fever, having a near death experience from a falling coconut in mexico, Surviving a 15 foot drop on a handboard on a Nias bomb, jumping from every rock he could find without adequate health insurance. and comprehensively debunking the myth there are no waves in Thailand, even if they are small. He decided it was time for a a degree. Steve Graduated from Central Saint Martins School of Art and Design in London with a degree in product design. He missed his graduation to go surfing in Californian, found a kindred spirit with Venice and never left

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