World Surfing Reserves

This unfinished page contains text from either the 2003 or 2005 print version of Encyclopedia of Surfing. An updated version, with more photos, is coming soon.

Non-profit environmental organization dedicated to protecting important surf breaks worldwide; founded in 2009 in Half Moon Bay, California, by members of the Save the Waves coalition. Inspired by UNESCO's World Heritage strategy, WSR proactively targets world class surf breaks, as well as those of historical importance, before they are directly threatened by development. In October, 2010, Malibu ...

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