February 22, 2023
Everyone knows how to paddle their surfboard, right? Well it is one thing to paddle and it is a whole other thing to paddle effectively. In fact proper paddling technique is one of the quickest ways to become a better surfer. Paddling correctly can help you move faster with less fatigue, catch more waves, surf longer, and be more comfortable in the water. Plus, when you’re catching more waves, that’s more opportunity to improve your surfing!
November 08, 2022
There are literally hundreds of different brands of surf accessories out there but there really is only a short list of items you need to go surfing. This is one of the most amazing elements of surfing is the simplicity of the lifestyle. Basically a board and you and you are all set but there are a few things you want to have ready before you paddle out.
October 15, 2022
We often meet people who buy surfboards without any understanding on what their shape will do. They often say they picked the board because it simply "looks cool" and come to find out the hard way that it does not ride the way they expected. Beyond the basics of general board shape, each shape has certain characteristics that makes those boards behave in the specific way that they do. To help you understand what is making your board behave like it does we have compiled a surface level over...
May 11, 2016
It reminds me a lot of my George Downing board, 10’, that I sold when we left the islands of Hawaii. Her name was Betsy because she was a long gun and Davy Crockett had named his rifle for his wife Betsy. Bright yellow. Sniff.