There comes a time in every surfers journey where they will be faced with a decision that has paralyzed many surfers before him... fish, shortboard, or something totally different? To answer this question you really have to think about your surfing goals. You will need to base this decision on what you want this next board to accomplish. I know we say this a lot but it's true, there isn't one perfect board that will do everything perfectly.
Regardless of whether you are an intermediate surfer or an advanced surfer we have a couple of longboards that will rock your longboarding world. That may seem a little "hypie" but if you've surfed either of our longboards you know... they are magic. Let's start off by figuring what kind of longboarder you are. Do you like to cruise, carve, and just catch the most waves you can or are you a noserider that lives for that soul arch?
One of the biggest questions I get is what's the difference between epoxy, fiberglass, and this NexGen I've been hearing about? In this post I'm gonna go through what the pros and cons to all them are so you can hopefully make a better educated decision.
The surfing world is not like the clothing world… one size does not fit all, everybody is unique. Beginners need something different than what an advanced surfers needs. Here are some of the shapes and categories we have that you might… or might not, fit into.
I came across this video today and thought it was kinda cool... maybe because I'm more of a skier than snowboarder (before you get on my case, I grew up in the Pacific Northwest, and my Dad was a professional skier), but more likely because this is just plain cool.
There are so many surfboards out there that it can be really hard figuring out the right one for yourself. Picking the right surfboard is a little more involved than admiring the graphics, color, style, or the fact that it looks just like the cool dude's down the street. There is no point buying a surfboard just like Kelly Slater's if you can't surf like him. Consider some of these simple tips when choosing your surfboard.
Changing the fins on a fish surfboard can dramatically change the feel and the performance of the board. The three most common types of fins for fish surfboards are twins, thrusters, and quads. Let's see which fin setup is best suited for your style and surfing requirements.
We have an event here in San Diego every year called the Surf Dog Surf-a-Thon. It’s a fundraiser for a local dog shelter that draws over 4000 spectators. Anyway, this event is all about your dog on a surfboard surfing the waves here in San Diego… I know, crazy huh.
Can beginner surfers start on a fish surfboard? This is a very common question. For those of you out there contemplating the purchase of a fish surfboard either for yourself or someone who is still new to the sport, the answer is a resounding... "it depends". Let me explain...