“Surfing soothes me, it’s always been a kind of Zen experience for me.
The ocean is so magnificent, peaceful, and awesome.
The rest of the world disappears for me when I’m on a wave”
~ Paul Walker
There is a new surf beach on the grid. That’s right, Love Repine has done it again… and has opened Cortina Beach to the public. You might remember Love from previous beaches such as Seaweed, or Wailea Beach or maybe even Mojo Surf Point. He has put together some fun places and always offers the beaches to the public. This time, he has a great surf break with two Maoli waves crashing against the beach. He offers surfboards to those that do not have so you have no excuse not to try to surf.
Cortina also has some quiet little spots to gather your thoughts and watch the waves crash. You can share the beach with a pelican or two, or maybe even a seagull. The sounds are reminiscent of any beach you might have ever visited in the real world.
Be sure to check out the Cortina Beach surf bar with a barman always at the ready. You can hang out here, sip on a drink and maybe even splash in the pool. If you are looking for a new wave to ride or just want to get away from it all and veg on the beach, Love Repine’s Cortina Beach offers the right recipe!
“One of the greatest things about the sport of surfing is that you need only three things:
your body, a surfboard, and a wave”
Have you been surfing in Second Life lately? So many sims have disappeared off the grid over the past few years, so you might be looking for a new location to shred some waves. Or maybe you’d like to try SL surfing for the first time. Whichever the reason, Carpe Diem Surf is a really pretty location to grab a board and get out there.
The owner of the sim, Valium (Vally) Lavender, wanted this sim to work well for surfers and be a great place to hang out. She enlisted the help of Jac Mornington to create a tropical surf break experience. Jac has created quite a few surf beaches and other natural sims in Second Life over the past years. He pulled together Carpe Diem Surf creating three home sites that are private and overlook the beach. On the beach, the center is public with a gorgeous waterfall area, a hang out shack, a place to buy a few boards. Out in the surf, Jac put in a little hang out island offering places to sit, dance, or relax in the water. The sim surrounds add depth and interest as well.
Carpe Diem Surf offers board rezzers so you can try an HP board, an SSi board or an LSD board. Once in the water, Vally has chosen to offer the Maoli Mesh waves which are beautiful and a fun ride.
Visit Carpe Diem Surf today… to enjoy one of the hang out areas, to take pics or to hit the waves! The sim is a full prim sim and you will find a lag free surfing experience.
p.s. Carpe Diem Surf allows entry only to those avatars that are age verified.
The Sculpty Creations Arctic Challenge SLSA Surf Competition Series will kick off this Saturday, February 19th at 11am SLT. The Series consists of two competitions – the Open (open to all) and the Pro (for the top 20 surfers and those that advance).
The Arctic Challenge will be the first of its kind…surfing in cold, icy waters with the added challenge of whales and ice bergs. It will be fun to see the surfers braving the elements…I hope they dress warmly enough?
The surf competitions are fun events! Lots of chatter, music, dancing, and the excitement of the surfers on the wave. DJ Dan will be spinning for these events and he LOVES to take requests, so the music can always be varied.
This Series is sponsored by Sculpty Creations Wildlife. Sculpty Creations by Jon Haskel provides Second Life residents with over 300 species of wild and farm animals including birds, fish, and mammals. Many of these are animated and are so very lifelike. We always use Jon’s animals on our sims as they provide a very life-like experience. If you are in the market for some furry or scaly additions to your home (and even if you aren’t), you should definitely head to Sculpty Creations on Extrem Island!
All are welcome to come out and support the surfers for the events, so make plans to come to our Winter SOLstice sims on the 19th and/or 26th of February at 11am SLT! The Spectator Stands will be open for the events and that will be the only entry point during the competition. If you would just like to visit any other time, come to our Arctic Surf sim and explore from there.