Category: News

MDW Beer Chugg Surf Contest

The now-annual Beer Chugg Surfing Competition on Rambler Road in Wildwood Crest, NJ has run for two straight years. The competitors have enjoyed sunny, offshore conditions and 2-3 foot surf both years–signaling that the gods are smiling upon our high-performance activities. In the end it was Ryan Gallagher (Rambler Surf Mag Editor and this year’s […]

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Vote Today: RSM’s East Coast Board Builders Roundup

We’ve been wanting to increase our coverage of East Coast board builders for a while now. So, in that spirit we’re holding a voting period to determine who RSM will cover in our next print issue. Using initial suggestions and some of our own research, we chose board makers from up and down the East […]

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Weekend Surf Bender

Anyone else spend 10+ hours in the water this weekend? It was there for the taking with a Wintertime swell that mimicked Hurricane Season’s posterboy–Dorian. This long period, East swell delivered in a big way for New York and New Jersey. What’s more, the Cold War surf contest ran on Long Beach Island, NJ–syncing the […]

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Rambler Release Party: Vol. 2 Issue 3

Last weekend, the only American East Coast surf publication in print debuted the magazine’s latest edition. Saturday, February 22, 2020 was another Rambler Release party for the books. RSM Vol. 2 Issue 3 was officially unveiled to a supportive crowd at the Asbury Park Yacht Club. Party goers came from their local Monmouth County, NJ […]

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Carnage at the Local Dredge

On February 2020’s first Friday, NJ experienced a large South swell that had been forecasted something like 7 ft. @ 11 secs. It’s hard to say if the resulting surf matched that prediction; however, the day’s session turned out to be one that will be remembered. Some of the most hi-octane and longest righthand tube […]

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Surfing New Year’s Eve in NJ

2019 would not go quietly into the night! On the very last day of the year (as well as the decade) surfers received a combo swell chock full of East, with subtle South to back it up. The resulting surf wasn’t huge in most locations. However, a few areas received some overhead tube opportunities. For […]

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Big Waves At the Big Apple

The first full week of October (aka OcTUBEr) pumped for four days straight on Long Island, NY. The swell event started on a Wednesday October 9th, 2019 and carried on for the better part of a week-long keg fest. Safe to say Long Island residents were getting copious barrels the entire run of swell. Thursday, […]

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Rambler Release Rager at Asbury Park Brewery

Asking your friends, colleagues, business associates, and complete strangers to come get drunk on a hot Wednesday night (when there were good waves too) isn’t the most convenient proposal. Despite the factors working against this Rambler Magazine function, friends new and old showed out in glorious fashion and proceeded to drink the Asbury Park Brewery […]

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Dunes Ablaze

The Dunes Boardwalk Cafe and the rest of the complex was home to many beachgoers in the summer months at Asbury Park. It was a place you went to get a Playa Bowl or a Bubbakoos Burrito after surfing all day. It was a place for regular beachgoers who wanted to purchase apparel while on […]

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Closing Out March with Waves

Chasing lazy South swells along the Jersey coast is friggin’ tiresome. Like a kook, I drove around searching for the best wave I could find and ended up surfing on my street by the end of the day. The waves were at least chest high, reeling right, and were slightly impaired by a pesky North […]

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