The Tanker Blog

  • Booking Now for the 2018 Season!

    Booking Now for the 2018 Season!

    February 20th, 2018 | Uncategorized | James Fulbright | No Comments

    Well, we have had one of the coldest winters on record, with water temperatures in the bay getting into the lower 40’s! With March approaching, the water has finally crept up to 60 degrees and hopefully getting warmer very soon. The beachfront surf season has been lackluster as well, but spring is approaching and booties, gloves, and [...]

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  • 2017 Season has arrived. Book Now!

    2017 Season has arrived. Book Now!

    April 20th, 2017 | Expeditions, Tanker Surf Charters, Testimonial | James Fulbright | No Comments

    The weather is perfect, with water temps in the 70’s and late spring winds upon us! It is time to book your charter for the Summer of 2017 with Capt. James Fulbright! Let me give you a good explanation as to how you can book:
    1. You can book a charter in advance if you have [...]

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  • Now Booking for 2017!

    Now Booking for 2017!

    February 14th, 2017 | Expeditions, Tanker Surf Charters | James Fulbright | No Comments

    It’s getting to be that time again. The 2016 tanker surf charter season netted good conditions nearly all summer long. We had groups coming all the way from Hawaii, California, up and down the East Coast of the U.S. and even American Samoa. Even though there were constant closings of the Houston ship channel due [...]

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  • Booking for 2016 Season

    Booking for 2016 Season

    March 12th, 2016 | Expeditions, Featured | James Fulbright | No Comments

    Warm waters have created an early start to the 2016 tanker surf season. By warm, I mean in the upper 60’s in early March, so a wetsuit of some sort is still recommended until late April. Book your charter window today!! Remember-intermediate to advanced longboarders only need apply. Aloha and pray for light winds and [...]

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  • Booking for 2015 Season!

    Booking for 2015 Season!

    April 21st, 2015 | Uncategorized | James Fulbright | No Comments

    The 2015 tanker surfing season is here. Water temperatures in the bay are now in the mid 70’s and winds have been very light for spring. We are good to go and ready to take bookings. Get your group together, pick your dates and fill out a booking form> Aloha from Galveston.
    Capt. Fulbright

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  • What a Great Fall!

    What a Great Fall!

    November 5th, 2012 | Uncategorized | James Fulbright | 2 Comments

    Here it is November and the holidays are upon us, but the water is still in the 70’s and winds have remained light. The weather  has been great for tanker surfing more so than in previous years. Numerous couples, groups and individuals have been on a tanker surf charter during all of October and interest is [...]

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  • Hot Summer 2012

    Hot Summer 2012

    July 20th, 2012 | Uncategorized | James Fulbright | 1 Comment

    It has been a good tanker season so far, with a couple of exceptions: One-mucho rain and thunderstorms! Dodging bad weather in the bay is an artform all to it’s own!  Two- I have experienced major motor problems and I have a brand new $21,000.00 Yamaha SHO! On one charter, the water pump just burned up for no apparent reason which forced me [...]

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  • Tanker Surfing Season 2012 Heats Up

    Tanker Surfing Season 2012 Heats Up

    February 14th, 2012 | Uncategorized | James Fulbright | No Comments

    It’s only February and while the water temps in the bay are still in the 50’s, and old man winter is still hanging around, we already have charters booked for April. March is wide open!  People ask me all the time if there is a season for tanker surfing and typically my answer is yes. [...]

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  • Winter takes a break

    Winter takes a break

    December 29th, 2011 | Uncategorized | James Fulbright | No Comments

    A rare opportunity arose to hit the bay and run the boat before what will probably be 8-10 weeks of cold, miserable conditions. With the water temperature in the bay being somewhere around 54 degrees, the air temperature today topping out at 70 degrees on a calm, sunny day, conditions were superb! Low and behold, a big container ship [...]

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  • The end of an awesome season!

    The end of an awesome season!

    November 18th, 2011 | Uncategorized | James Fulbright | No Comments

    After a long summer of too much wind, not enough rain and no beachfront surf, September and October turned out to be perfect for several groups wanting to catch the wave of their lives! I had several charters in a row that I never blogged about and to them I apologize. Here are some photos [...]

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