Enthusiastic February Program Audience Crowds City Hall Chambers

Posted by on Mar 24, 2014 in Featured, Sailing Heritage, Surfing Heritage | 0 comments

DPHS provided another well received program when over 70 people attended our February event to hear our guests Joe Dunn, author of the book Pocket of Paradise: The Story of Beach Road and his guest, local sailing legend Wayne Schafer. The event took place at Dana Point City Hall in the Council Chambers.  Joe Dunn told the story of Capistrano Beach’s Beach Road from the days of Junipero Serra to the early development by the Doheny family and...

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Wednesday, February 26, Meeting Set for 7 P.M. at City Hall Chambers

Posted by on Feb 12, 2014 in Events, Sailing Heritage, Surfing Heritage, Upcoming Events | 0 comments

Our featured guests at our February meeting will be Joe Dunn, author of the book Pocket of Paradise: The Story of Beach Road and his guest, local sailing legend Wayne Schafer. In the book, Joe Dunn tells the story of Capistrano Beach’s Beach Road from the days of Junipero Serra to the early development by the Doheny family and to the creation of the Hobie Cat sailboat right there on the beach. He introduces the locals, tells the stories, and...

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Marlene and Bruce Beal to Introduce Guest Speaker Mickey Munoz at February 27 Meeting

Posted by on Feb 21, 2013 in Events, Surfing Heritage | 0 comments

Please join us February 27, 2013, at 6:30 p.m. for our monthly meeting, which will feature surfing legend Mickey Munoz.  This event will be held in the Dana Point Room of the Dana Point Marina Inn, 24800 Dana Point Harbor Drive. Refreshments will be provided. The Society will be honored and graced by one of the world’s (Dana Point’s own) surfing pioneers.  Actually, Mickey has full “Waterman” status in the world.  We will have...

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World Class Surfers Attend 2009 Luau

Posted by on Aug 25, 2009 in Events, Surfing Heritage | 0 comments

Hey You Surfing Historians, Dudes, Gidgets, Goofies, Grommets, Groms, Kooks, Regulars, Shubies, Wannabies and other Surfing Interested Individuals… Don’t Miss Your Chance to Meet Truly World class Surfers! Really Check these Guys Out! Come with Questions…they know it all…almost! See Steve Pezman’s YouTube Invitation to You here or High-Definition here They come direct to you, courtesy of the Surfing Heritage...

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Tandem Surfing

Posted by on Oct 25, 2007 in Surfing Heritage | 0 comments

Tandem Surfing presented by Steve & Barrie Boehne Tandem surfing is one man and one woman on one surfboard on one wave.1 It was practiced by many surfers in the 1950′s and 1960′s, including world-class greats Walter Hoffman and Joan Jones, Barrie Boehne with Steve Boehne and Pete Peterson2,3, and Hobie Alter with Laurie Hoover, all well known in Dana Point. “One couple became synonymous with the sport within a sport —...

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Tom Morey

Posted by on Oct 25, 2007 in Surfing Heritage | 0 comments

Tom Morey and the Boogie Board “Creator of the original Boogie Board, Tom Morey, (now 68) has been surfing since he was a kid. He started the body board wave that came crashing down on Southern California’s beaches.”1 In 1973, he trademarked the name Morey Boogie for $10 and scrounged together enough money to place a quarter-page ad in Surfing magazine. Demand for Morey’s boards was practically zero at first, followed by an...

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