Born and raised at Punta de Lobos, there’s nobody better than Ramon Navarro to provide insight about the Quiksilver Ceremonial Chile.
Almost 25 years after Patagonia founder Yvon Chouinard began hammering pitons, Fletcher, Yvon’s son, started Point Blanks (now FCD Surfboards) in a shack next door to the original Iron Works. Like father like son: Fletcher and Point Blanks proceeded to lay-up and destroy hundreds of fiberglass/ foam panels until they found a better, stronger and lighter way to build boards. And, with a group of freethinking surfers and shapers, designed higher-performance boards using the new technology.
Tim Davis Patagonia Photographer & Director of Photography Patagonia’s staff photographer and director of photography, Tim Davis, discusses Patagonia’s history, philosophy and what it takes to be a master of your craft. Tim’s work can be viewed at
Ramon Navarro heads to a favorite place of his, and many surfers – Hawaii to try his hand at big wave surfing’s ultimate proving ground, Peahi (Jaws) on Maui. His close friends are there to support him, friends who helped … Continue reading →