Grant "Twiggy" Baker
South Africa

Grant "Twiggy" Baker, 40, from South Africa won the Maverick's Surf Invitational today handily beating five other finalists,  Shane Dorian, Ryan Augustein, Tyler Fox, Greg Long, and Anthony Tashnick.   Baker also won Mavericks in 2006.

Trophy and Prize Money: First place is $12,000, second place is $6,000 and third place is $5,000, according to Mavericks Invitational spokeswoman ...

This Friday
January 24, 2014

Here are this years 2013/2014 surfers...

Grant Baker (South Africa)
Chris Bertish (South Africa)
Carlos Burle (Brazil)
Kohl Christensen (Hawaii)
Ken Collins (Santa Cruz, CA)
Shawn Dollar (Santa Cruz, CA)
Shane Dorian (Hawaii)
Colin Dwyer (Pacifica, CA)
Nathan Fletcher (San Clemente, CA)
Tyler Fox (Aptos, CA)
Mark Healey (Hawaii)
Nic Lamb (Santa Cruz, CA)
Greg Long (San Clemente, C...

Surf's Up Bigtime!

Set after set of amazing waves are pounding the shore here at Pillar Point RV Park!  Forecast says the waves will only be getting bigger all week, peaking this weekend.  

The sound of the waves is deafening and some of them come in so hot, you can feel your rig shake.   It's breathtaking as the waves hit the jetty and fly up into the sky.

There must be a lot of empty seats in the classrooms because young...
The last two days have been extraordinary here at the beach!  Eighteen to twenty foot waves are pounding the coastline here and surfers are flocking to the beach by the dozens.    Amazing to sit and watch the surfers do their thing.

Several of us sat up til nearly 11pm last night watching the huge waves splash over the jetty, each one more beautiful...and the action continued today, all day long.   If you've been he...

A must thing to do while you are staying at Pillar Point RV Park is to walk, bike or drive over to Pillar Point Beach and take a walk on the path around the Air Force station to the Maverick's surf area.  It's peaceful and it's beautiful.  Walk on the path or drive north on Highway 1 to Capistrano and turn left..follow the street around to the Mezza Luna restaurant and turn left on Prospect...a short block, turn right on ...
Sunday, January 20, 2013

Mavericks Invitational 2012-2013 Winner: 

Peter Mel from Santa Cruz, CA

The other finalists:
Zach Wormhoudt (Santa Cruz, CA)
Greg Long (San Clemente, CA)
Mark Healey (North Shore, Hawaii)
Alex Martins (Brazil)
Shawn Dollar (Santa Cruz, CA)

Prize Money: $12,000 to the winner, $8,000 for second, grading down to $1,500 for the sixth and final place in the finals. The 18 competitors who do not reach the fina...
Pillar Point RV Park is located smack dab in the middle of the surfing world.  Turn your head to the left, and you'll see "Surfer's Beach" where there's several dozen surfers in the water at any given time.  Turn your head right, and you can see Maverick's point and the surf shop of Jeff Clark, founder of the International Maverick's surf competition.    And guess what...they teach you how to surf.    ...
25 Johnson Pier
Pillar Point Harbor
Half Moon Bay, CA 94019
(650) 560-8088

M-F 10am-6pm
Weekends 9am-6pm

Right off the coast of Pillar Point RV Park is the
 famous surfing location called Mavericks.

Mavericks, a legendary area of waves that attracts surfers from around the world,  is located approximately 2 miles from the shore of Pillar Point Harbor.   ...