Located on the grounds of the Oceano Hotel & Harbor Village, is the place to be to watch the contest via satellite, meet the surfers, enjoy music, food and the watch official Awards Ceremony. Come attend this exclusive event! Read
This year’s Opening Ceremony took place Friday January 6, 2012. Surfers had only two days notice, and caught one of the early swells of the season. Read
The waves at Mavericks break ½ mile offshore, hardly visible from the tiny stretch of beach at the end of Pillar Point. This year, due to environmental and safety concerns, there will be no public access to Pillar Point, the beach or the bluffs during the competition.
Pillar Point harbor is a working fisherman’s harbor protected by a breakwater. Nearby are several local restaurants, small shops, and beach walks. This town has been a SF tourist destination since the early 1900s. Read