The Acid Splash Surfboard Series: A new look with an old trick

October 12, 2017

Surfboard art has been around since the foam blank was launched for full scale production at the turn of the 60's. The wooden boards before that had their own aura and beauty about them. As surfboards became more and more personalized and customized by their owners, board builders began to add an artistic approach to their boards, hiring artists and skilled glassers to paint and tint their boards.

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New Model Arrival: The Wedge Noserider Longboard

October 06, 2017

Back in 2014 we launched our second noserider model with some solid fanfare. The Ladle stayed pretty low key, quietly fitting in with the rest of the longboards in our showroom racks. 2017 brought our noserider concept back to the shaping bay for something that would pay respect to the heritage of the classic noserider and put it in the limelight where it belongs.

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The 100 Wave Challenge Recap: Nearly $350,000 raised by 175 surfers

October 03, 2017

We're incredibly blessed to live where we do, lead the lives we live, and love the people we hold close. To be frank, it's more than a blessing because we're the lucky ones. The men here are acknowledging this, and are setting out to surf a hundred waves for an incredible cause.

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New for this fall: The full package deal!

September 14, 2017

Surfing is completely free... technically. It's free once you get all of your gear dialed in, but that's not easy to do on your own. If you get any piece of your gear wrong, it's not cheap to fix it. So what do we NEED to get in the water this fall that'll carry us through the winter season and into spring?

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8th annual 100 Wave Challenge - Sept. 23rd, 2017. It's Game Time!

September 06, 2017

 We're getting down to the wire for the 8th annual 100 Wave Challenge! Our team is 12 members strong and our goal is to raise $20000, so almost $1700 a piece. The last time we talked, you guys helped us raise $2000 in less than 72 hours. 

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Bernard Lambotte: The Degree 33 Custom Surfboard Experience

August 30, 2017

d has been a team rider for Degree 33 Surfboards since Luc and Holly were selling boards out of their single bedroom apartment in the late 2000's. Through the years, he's been vital in guiding our performance end of the quiver, specifically, the shortboard and groveler models.

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Degree 33 Surfboards Open Demo Day

August 24, 2017

This event will be held in Del Mar at Powerhouse Park (next to Jakes Restaurant.) We'll have our full quiver lined up on the north end of the lawn and an Ez-Up for catching a breather between surfs. We firmly believe that the customer experience is greatly enhanced when you get a chance to ride it before you buy it.

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The 100 Wave Challenge: Surfing for San Diego's Youth

August 08, 2017


At Degree33 Surfboards, we don’t take the 100 Wave Challenge lightly. We don’t take the Boys to Men Mentoring Network lightly. When September rolls around, Degree33 Surfboards is absolutely FROTHING to create a better future for San Diego’s at-risk youths.

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The Mexican Blanket Series - Our Muey Caliente Quiver Selection

August 04, 2017

Degree 33 Surfboards Mexican Blanket Series

We're absolutely FROTHING over this new trio called the "Mexican Blanket Series" with a carefully selected bundle of some of our shop favorites. While they're most impressive in summer conditions when shortboards aren't enough foam and crowds make longboards a little tough to swing around, each of these boards have remained go-to's year round through some solid swell.

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The Darkwood Ultimate Performance Longboard Series

August 03, 2017

Degree 33 Surfboards Ultimate Longboard - Darkwood Stringer Sky Blue Tint

Over the last year we've been extensively building boards with different colors, tints, stringers, fin setups, resin finishes, inlays... you name it... we've tried it.

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D33 Surfboard Demo Program: Ride it before you buy it!

July 18, 2017

Buying a new surfboard without getting a chance to test drive it, is like driving a car off the lot before taking it around the block first, you might hate the way it rides once you get it up to speed. Unfortunately for us surfers, that's the way it's always been.

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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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