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How To Read A Surf Report For The Best Riding Experience

Posted on August 19, 2019 by Doug Robichaud

What You Need To Know About Reading A Surf Report Understanding how to read a surf report is key to knowing when and where the waves are going to be good for surfing or SUP Surfing. Often times, the difference between an average and a legendary surf session can be determined by checking the surf ...

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The Different Types Of Surfboards

Posted on August 16, 2019 by Jeff Hale

Find The Perfect Type of Surfboard For Your Style The types of surfboards you ride say a lot about your personality and experience in the water. Veteran surfers know what they love and likely have a large collection (quiver) of boards from which to choose. But it can take years for new surfers to...

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The Purpose Of The Different Surfboard Tail Shapes

Posted on August 15, 2019 by Jeff Hale

The 5 Basic Surfboard Tail Shapes It’s difficult to understate the impact that different surfboard tail shapes have on a board’s performance. While the variety of tail shapes may look purely aesthetic to the untrained eye, they’re one of the most impactful surfboard design elements. The shape of ...

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What Size Longboard Surfboard Should I Get?

Posted on August 8, 2019 by Doug Robichaud

Choosing The Best Longboard Surfboard Although there are several types of surfboards, it is important to choose one that's perfect for your style and experience. Whether you’re a beginner who wants to learn to surf on a soft top surfboard or an experienced surfer who wants something new that will...

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Everything You Need To Know About Surfing Small Waves

Posted on August 5, 2019 by Reed Naliboff

THE TRUTH ABOUT SURFING SMALL WAVES Let’s face it — surfing small waves is inevitable if you’re a surfer. As much as you’d like your local surf spots to be firing all the time, they don’t. In fact, most surf destinations across the United States only receive a couple of big swells a year. This le...

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Choosing A Surfboard For Beginners

Posted on August 2, 2019 by Doug Robichaud

Which Beginner Surfboard Is Right For You? The key to becoming an amazing surfer is starting with the right surfboard for beginners. Since you’re new to the sport, finding the right beginner surfboard can be confusing because there are so many options from which to choose. Surfboards come in many...

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How To Find The Best Surfboard For Intermediate Surfers

Posted on August 1, 2019 by Doug Robichaud

Choosing The Best Intermediate Surfboard Let me guess — you’ve mastered the basics of surfing at your local surf camp and you're now ready to graduate to an intermediate surfboard. Many new intermediate surfers make the mistake of transitioning to the wrong surfboard. At first, intermediate surfb...

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Should I Be Surfing A Foam Board?

Posted on July 31, 2019 by Jeff Hale

Is A Foam Surfboard Right For You? If you’re considering adding a foam surfboard to your quiver but you’re not sure you absolutely need one, you’ve come to the right place. The short answer is yes, you should be surfing on a foam board. Whether you’re getting ready to buy your first surfboard or ...

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How To Perfect Your Surfing Stance

Posted on July 26, 2019 by Jeff Hale

Improve Your Surfing With The Proper Surf Stance Identifying your surfing stance is one of the keys to learning to surf. In fact, one of the biggest differences between a beginner surfer and everyone else is where they stand on their surfboard. In order to help you find the correct footing to dis...

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The Evolution Of Surfboard Construction

Posted on July 19, 2019 by Jeff Hale

Developing A Better Surfboard The evolution of surfing and surfboard construction are two parts of the same story. While the earliest pioneers of the surfboard industry most likely cruised in a straight line to the beach on their 20-foot, 200lb wooden Olo surfboards in Tahiti around 2,000 B.C., s...

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