Surfboards

Learn about different types of surfboards and figure out which board is best for you.

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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Foil Surfing & Hydrofoils

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 Tow-In Surfboard

Tow in surfing opened the door for an entirely new class of waves to be ridden. Waves that were once considered impossible to surf because you just couldn’t paddle into them, were now a possibility. What is a Tow-in Surfboard? A tow-in surfboard is a small, heavy board with foot straps that is designed for …

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The Alaia

The Alaia can be traced back to the origins of surfing itself. While the Alaia is not going to feel like any foam surfboard you’ve ever ridden, it can act as a sort of time-machine to transport you back to the beginning of wave ridding as well as offer some unique experiences. Experimentation and exploration …

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The Mini Mal

Arguably one of the most popular surfboard shapes out there is the Mini-Mal. It’s a solid choice for both brand-new beginners and experienced surfers alike – providing versatility in small surf and clean point breaks – but can even be a good choice for bigger waves where you’d be over-boarded with something longer. What is …

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