I started logging some years ago after I saw Gato Heroi surfing at the Salinas Longboard festival, back in the day. It was not easy for me to make the transition after 3 decades of carving on little thrusters. I was only riding single fins at the end, but still I struggled. The finesse needed … Continue reading Crème De La Crème
The concert´s change of venue from Figueira da Foz to Cabedelo beach just made us surf more. Day and night, partying until 3/4/5 am. Most of the guys crashed here, in the vans, tents, hangar, etc. Barbecues; small market including Gato Heroi´s shapes, shorts; Surf Brewing beers... At taste of paradise. Or hell. This year´s … Continue reading Gliding Barnacles: Day Shift
On the road to somewhere was this year´s Gliding Barnacles festival tag line. Got there a little later than usual, but just in time for the night shift. This edition had night surfing going on, one of the many creative ideas that architect Miguel Figueira puts down. I could hear Amy Hewton´s screams in the … Continue reading Gliding Barnacles: The Night Shift
Surf, eat, party, repeat, repeat, repeat. Catched a ride to my birth place Figueira da Foz (thanks Jerome) couldn´t miss this year´s Gliding Barnacles Festival. Time for T, The Parkinsons, some stylish loggers and cool people were gonna be there too, some too cool... Not to mention the barbecues, beer and wine, etc. Paul Mcneill … Continue reading What Does A Barnacle Do?
Although it´s not the first time I publish in Japan I am stoked to have collaborated with this cool guys from Blue mag. Met Sasao and Jumbo last summer in Figueira da Foz, during the gliding barnacles festival. Cool guys. Interesting to interact with diferent cultures. So funny the ways they have, they must think … Continue reading Print Is Not Dead: Blue Mag
Another epic festival in my birth place Figueira da Foz, Portugal. Beau Young, Lola Mignot, Jordan Spee... from America to Japan, good guys. Live music at the beach, free beer, barbecues, rocknroll and art at the garage... Djs. Everything. Checkout the pics: “Life is trouble. Only death is not. To be alive is to undo … Continue reading Perceves Deslizantes
Bumped into Diogo Appleton in the Gliding Barnacles festival in Figueira da Foz. A cool cat. This little waves finnaly rolled through Cabedelo. Tommorow´s forescast is looking good! His style fitted perfectly into this event´s concept. Not really, just had to write something. Check his instagram at birdscandoit! The party is getting started tonight at Garagem … Continue reading Birds Can Do It
Thanks again Eurico Gonçalves for another great edition of Gliding Barnacles. Had a blast the 2 days I was there. For you who didnt make it check ou my smartphone pics! The surfing pics are here in case you missed that. Sea you soon Figueira da Foz, love you.
Gliding Barnacles Surf Sesssssssssion! GB is a display of classic longboard surf by guests and registered participants, accompanied by cultural performances and DJs. Tonight D3O & FRIENDS will be performing at Auto Peninsular, check it out!
A kind of a surf friends gathering happened at Figueira da Foz this late August. It was supposed to be a competition in wich the best surf footage would win, but Gliding Barnicles was more about free loging and great rock roll concerts. There were also art displays, a shape room, a bing surfboards stand … Continue reading OUT OF THE BLUE: GLIDING BARNACLES AT FIGUEIRA DA FOZ