New Magazine for Women Surfers

New magazine for core female surfers hits streets June 4

Morro Bay, California May 23rd 2002- Surf Life for Women, a new publication that caters to serious, dedicated and passionate female surfers, is set to arrive at a surf shop near you on June 4th 2002.

The magazine is a quarterly national publication dedicated to the sport, environment, art, people, politics and lifestyle of women’s surfing. The readership ranges in age from 18 to 40 and includes both the beginning enthusiast and the experienced surfer.

Surf Life for Women, which will be available at 800 surf and action sports retailers across the nation as well as by subscription, is the creation of a group of committed surfers, writers and artists who felt compelled to create a magazine that would fill the needs of the real female surfer in America. The magazine stems from the website, which will now be known as

The premier issue of Surf Life for Women will feature 96 pages of high quality action photos, amateur and professional athlete profiles, adventure travel stories to Maui and Venezuela, a ten page photo gallery, and the latest in art, music, and environmental issues.

“We want to give back to surfing,” says Anne Beasley, Surf Life for Women’s editor in chief. Anne, who has been at the forefront of women’s surfing for the past five years as the President of the East Coast Wahine Championships, hopes to make a positive impact for the future of women’s surfing. “This magazine comes from the heart and souls of women surfers everywhere. It’s what we’ve all been waiting for.”

Working alongside Anne is photo editor, Debra Colvin, whose images have been published in all major surf publications, andreporters Katy Clark and Lauren Makarow, who are both avid surfers and skilled wordsmiths. Surf Life for Women’s publisher, Sunshine Makarow, was a member of the United States Surf Team from 1999 to 2001 and has been catching waves for over 15 years.

For more info on Surf Life for Women, feel free to contact the staff by email or phone:

  • Surf Life for Women
  • 3052 N Main Street
  • Morro Bay, CA 93442
  • Tel: (805) 772-6896
  • Email:
  • Web: