How to Sell Your Surfboard

Selling old surfboards is all part of the search for the perfect quiver. If you’ve outgrown a board, don’t get much use out of it, or are looking for an upgrade, you can use these quick tips to sell your old surfboard with ease. First, you’ll need to prep the board for sale: Make sure…

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The Pig Surfboard

the pig

The Pig holds a special place in the evolution of surfboard designs and classic longboarding in general. In the 1950s, surfboards were long, heavy and relatively difficult to control. Dale Velzy decided to try something different with The Pig. What is The Pig Surfboard? The Pig is essentially a classic Malibu longboard flipped upside down.…

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The Mini Simmons

mini simmons

Most of the design elements of the planing hulls that Bob Simmons was developing in the 40s and 50s were pretty radical for the popular thinking about surfboards at the time. Many of those design elements carry through to today and give us what we consider to be “the modern surfboard.” However, it really wasn’t…

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The 5-fin Setup

5 fin surfboard setup

If you’re interested in fin experimentation, the 5-fin set up is for you. The 5-fin set up is all about versatility and options, and it’s one of the most common setups you’ll find if you look at new stock boards on the rack at your local surf shop. Five fin set ups feature two rail…

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Surfing Helmets

surf helmets

Surfing is one of the few action sports where wearing a helmet is rare – at both the competitive and recreational level. However, when you consider that head trauma is one of the most common causes of injury and death for surfers, a helmet for surfing might make more sense. Helmet technology has come a…

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Where to Mount Your Go-Pro for Surfing

mount go pro for surfing

You’re going to need to do some thinking and experimentation with your action camera – whether it’s a GoPro or something else – if you want to get the best shots without interrupting your surfing too much. The first few time surfing with a camera can feel really weird, especially if you have to hold…

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Alternative & Niche Surf Fins

The possibilities for experimentation in surfboard and fin design are vast. There’s a lot that hasn’t been explored. The cool thing about surfing is that you can find designs that are going to feel like magic to one surfer and like a dog to next, but that’s part of the fun. This page highlights some…

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Foil Surfing & Hydrofoils

hydrofoil surfboard

Just like the emergence of the SUP through the early 2000s, the hydrofoil surfboard seems to be making more appearances in the lineup and at beaches around the world. And just like the SUP, there’s going to be surfers who immediately hate even the mention of a foilboard and talk about all the ridiculous things…

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The Ultimate Surfboard Buyer’s Guide

Buying a new (or used) surfboard can be an exciting thing. This page will go over some of the best ways to get your hands on a new stick. The first thing you’ll want to do is have in mind the rough dimensions you’re looking for in a general type of surfboard. Maybe you have…

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Building Your Perfect Surfboard Quiver

Let’s start with a disclaimer: don’t buy a particular type of surfboard just because some page on the internet told you to do so. The surfboards you buy and hang on to should match your style and ability of surfing and the types of waves you’re able to surf. With that out of the way,…

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