Are you a Waterman Devoted to Water Sports?



The True definition of a Waterman actually has nothing to do with Water Sports:

A Waterman wa·ter·man /ˈwôtərmən/ (n) "someone who makes their living on the water e.g. a boatsman."

Since the 12th century when this term was first used, it has evolved. Today's Waterman (or Waterwomen) can boast the mastery of many Water Sport pursuits. This distinguished Waterman is a "jack of all trades" they can Fish, Swim, Dive, Surf, Kite, Kayak, Paddle Surf, Bodysurf, translate ocean and weather conditions, save a drowning person, just to name a few.

They use their fears as motivation not as obstacles. When everyone else is heading to higher ground they stand firm. They are something of local legend.

They are diligent in protecting the one of the earth's most precious resources, water. They are advocates for reducing pollution and for the protection of water plants and animals. Known in Hawaiian as a Kai Kane, knows that the ocean affects all life no matter of geography. The oceans deserves our utmost respect.

A Kai Kane is not defined by just one water sport:

When it's too flat to Surf they will Snorkel or Scuba Dive, Kayak, Fish (Spear or Pole), or just go for a Swim.

If the Waves are small, mushy, or pounding on the shore they will Body Surf, Body Board, Paddle Surf, or Ride on the right type of board for the conditions.

When it's windy & blown out, they will Kite Surf, Windsurf, or Sail.

When the Surf is overhead & glassy you will see them charging, making drops, & tucking into barrels.

He transcends definitions. He is not just a Surfer, Kiter, Fisherman, a Shortboarder, or a Longboarder. He sees all of us part of the Tribe.

I have devoted my life to water sports & the ways of the waterman. This website is devoted to these endeavors.

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All About Surfing
This page offers the waterman all he or she needs to know about surfing. Enjoy the Ride!
All About the History of Surfing
Surfing has rich roots and big family tree. If you are going to be a tribe member is it good to know The History of Surfing!
All About the ASP World Tour
A page All About the ASP World Tour of Surfing, Including the latest news about pro surfing.
All About Surf Reports
Reading a surf report can be confusing, but with a few pointers you'll be a pro at it in no time. Also you can view surf reports of my home breaks of Cabarete and the North Coast of the Dominican Rep
All About Surf Breaks
Knowing what types of Surf Breaks there are can help you read a surf report & get you along the way to being a
All About Waves
Everything you need to know about Waves. This page is devoted to a surfer's ultimate pursuit.
All About SurfBoards
Armed with the knowledge about Surfboards, you can make an informed decision on what to ride during your nest session.
All About Surfboard Parts
Knowledge about surfboard parts will make you rip!
All About Longboards
All you need to know about Longboards...
All About Shortboards
All you need to know about Shortboards...
All About Funboards
All you need to know about Funboards...
All about Fish Surfboards
Fish surfboards are the retro come back kids. This page has all information about the Fish.
All About Ding Repair
Dinging your surfboard, SUP, or kitesurf board can really ruin your day, but with a little knowledge ding repair can be easy and fast!
All About Kitesurfing
Kitesurfing is grab bag of water sports mixing wakeboarding, a sprinkle of windsurfing, add a dash of surfing, & hint of paragliding. It's best summed up in one word… AWESOME!
All About Kitesurfing Lessons
Kitesurfing lessons are a must in this sport, but not to worry I have a whole lot of info to get you started
All About Stand Up Paddle
Stand Up Paddle Surfing is a new sport practiced in the old ways. It can be done on almost any body of water
All About Bodyboarding
Bodyboarding an awesome wave water sport has been around before standup surfing. After the the invention of the "Boggie Board" it has taken the world by storm!
All About Water Sport Workouts
Water Sport Workouts are essential to longer surf sessions, getting more air on your kite, recovering from a dive, just name a few benefits. This page is devoted to keeping a Waterman ready to charge
All About Water Sport Videos
The North Coast of the Dominican Republic is a waterman's paradise. These water sport videos highlight what make this place an ideal location to be for novice to professional watermen & women!
All About Cabarete
Cabarete located on the North Coast of the Dominican Republic is a Waterman's Dream Location.
Water Sports Blog
Being a Waterman is a adapting your Water Sport time to what the ocean has to give to you. This blog will keep you updated with all-about-water-sports
Water Sport Links
Some friendly water sport links that will help you in your waterman's journey. There is a link exchange if you are interested.
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