Rinsing Off After a Surf

You were just in the water, so why would you need to add more water to yourself. Doesn’t make any sense. Or does it? Why should you rinse off after a surf? A post-surf shower should always be a part of your surfing routine. For one, you’ll feel more comfortable after rinsing off after being

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Twin Fins & Keels

Twin fin surfboards can feature either fins or keels. While the term “keel fin” is sometimes used to describe any sort of fin on all sorts of watercraft, it describes a specific design for surfboards. When you click a link and make a purchase, Wave Arcade may earn an affiliate commission. This comes at no

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The One Board Quiver

While experimenting with different surfboards and equipment, and building your surfboard quiver overtime is an incredibly enjoyable part of surfing, it’s not feasible or practical for everyone. Due to budget, space, transportation to the beach, etc. for some surfer, having a different board for different scenarios doesn’t always work out. Luckily, you aren’t out of

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The Pig Surfboard

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

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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