November 10, 2005
Smoke on the Water: Serious Pull: (background) Surfing the 60-foot break at Ghost Tree in Pebble Beach this spring—and saving people who wiped out in its path—was only possible with PWCs. Making Waves: (left) Sean Morton of the National Marine Sanctuary holds famously contentious forums on what’s right for recreation in the sanctuary. Tow Jam: (center) Local big wave legend Don Curry feels towsurfing is unfairly targeted. Surf and Rescue: (right) At Del Monte Beach, local sheriffs train on how to use PWCs. (background, right) Wayne Kelly, (left, center) Jane Morba
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Big-wave towsurfing will become a thing of the past if jet skis are banned in the Monterey Bay Marine Sanctuary.
Consider the following four portraits of the jet ski in Monterey County waters: • A jet ski tows a surfer into a 50-foot wave at Ghost Tree, the mysto-death wave off Pescadero Point in Pebble ...