Rhode Island has a great variety of waves from point breaks to beach breaks. Its beautiful rocky coast provides some really fun longboarding and shortboarding waves. The waves can be a little inconsistent here in Rhode Island, but when it’s good, it can get really good!
I have a lot of favorite spots! The swell and wind directions dictate where I decide to surf on any given day. I also try to find a spot that isn’t too crowded which can be difficult these days. My go-to shop is Matunuck Surf Shop. I’m also a fan of Narragansett Surf and Skate, and Island Sports in Middletown.
Work can be so hectic that I just like to chill on my days off. I love spending time at home with my dogs and cats, working on house projects, playing cards, making spicy margaritas, cooking vegan dinners, and taking trips to Maine to see my family when I can.
I’m really excited to get my gardens up and running. I love love love growing my own vegetables in the summer! I’m also looking forward to beach days with friends and spending more time outdoors.
Two of my all-time favorites are in Providence: CIVIL Skateboard Shop and The Grange restaurant. Other vegan favorites are Garden Grille in Pawtucket and Plant City in Providence, Middletown, and soon Warwick. In southern RI, I frequent Sa-Tang and Whalers in South Kingstown; BOL, Ocean Mist, and The Mews in Wakefield; and Crazy Burger in Narragansett.
Follow Abby on Instagram: @abbyboone + @cold.water.women