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What size surfboard should I get?

What Size of Surfboard Should I Get?

March 24, 2021

So one of the most common questions we get here is, "what size of surfboard should I get?" I wish that there was a simple answer to that but unfortunately there really isn't. The answer lies in several questions I need to ask you... "What's your skill level, height, weight, goal, type of wave...?" I think you get the idea.

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Fins: How many do I need?

February 24, 2020


This is a basic fin cluster overview for any surfer that has questions about types of fin setups and what each cluster is aiming for. With the exception of the Twin/Keel fin (yet), all of these fin setups have a home under our roof.

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Surfboard Fins 101 - Back to the basics

July 13, 2017

Fins are one of the most underrated surfboard upgrades in surfing. There are so many options now that just a quick fin swap can completely change very nature of your board. 

Many of us have ridden factory stock, improperly sized fins for YEARS not realizing we'd been hurting our surfing the entire time. There were so many aspects to fins that we really hadn’t even figured in, worst of all, the basics.

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Michelle Bautista Layton - Longboard Surfing by our Degree 33 Ambassador

June 26, 2017

Earlier in the year, we asked Bill if he knew anybody that would be a good fit as a humble, stylish and wave hungry surfer that could put our longboards to the test and help us progress the traditional end of our quiver. In an instant, he had a name and a grin...

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The Ultimate Longboard Revisited

June 09, 2017

This is the Ultimate performance Longboard, our flagship board model that literally put us on the map. We put more Ultimates in the water than all other boards combined, and for good reason!

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Summertime Sessions

June 25, 2013

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I'm a Beginner and Looking for a Surfboard. What do I get?

August 04, 2009

Getting a surfboard for beginners can be a confusing exercise. For those of you with more enthusiasm for surfing than experience, this can be an especially tricky exercise. Obviously there are a few requirements that your first surfboard will need to meet until you get a bit more practice.

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Surfboard designs: Shortboards, Longboards, Mini Longboards, Funboards, Fish, and Hybrid Surfboards

May 16, 2009

There are many things to consider when you go to purchase a surfboardHave you surfed before? What size waves do you have access to? How tall are you? How about your physical fitness and age? The term surfboard design can encompass all aspects of your surfboard. 

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The Turtle Roll for the Longboard.

April 06, 2009

As you may have already discovered, your longboard cannot be used for duck diving. Longboards are just way too buoyant for this technique. To get through the big stuff, and to also escape any runaway surfboards, the turtle roll will now be your go to maneuver. Perfect your turtle roll technique with these handy hints. How to Turtle Roll.

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