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  • How to buy your second surfboard

    Nothing is more satisfying, stoke-worthy, or reassuring. A second surfboard says, “Hot damn! I really like this surfing thing!” It also says, “I’m here to stay, I’m committed, and I’m only getting better from here, so watch out!” With a second board, a whole new realm of surf possibilities gets […]

  • English for Phuket Ocean Safety – Lesson 1

    Ajahn Surf March 28, 2011 at 7:44 pm 2 comments

    Click Here for PDF VERSION OF THIS ARTICLE Text, photos and concept are the original work of S. A. Martin Faculty of International Studies Prince of Songkla University Rationale for Water Safety Education in Hospitality & Tourism In recent years, there have been more drownings on an annualbasis at surf […]

  • Climate Change and the Environment in Thailand?What?s Going on with the Weather?

    Ajahn Surf February 7, 2011 at 11:10 am 2 comments

    Text and photos by S. A. Martin?Prince of Songkla University Indeed it has been a strange and interesting high season! Whether we agree or not with the ambiguous concept of ?global warming? or the more down to earth term ?climate change?, there is change underway?under our noses and before our […]

  • Coastal Current in Phuket

    Ajahn Surf December 16, 2010 at 10:56 am 3 comments

    Photos, figures, and story by S.A. Martin Prince of Songkla University This article explores 4 types of ocean currents found at 5 beaches in southern Phuket. The purpose of the article is to clarify and map problematic areas where tourists and residents alike get into trouble in the water. When […]


    Ajahn Surf September 14, 2010 at 2:37 pm 0 comments

    The Surfer Lifesavers of PHUKET In recent years, Phuket has been plagued with tourist drowning and this subject has become a regular topic in the media?and drowning is among the leading causes of death for tourists visiting Phuket. A review of news articles published in the Phuket Gazette from 2007 […]