Types of Surfboard Leashes

Types of Surfboard Leashes

There are many different surfboard leashes of varying lengths and thicknesses. Generally they fall into these five categories: 1 REGULAR Designed for the every-day surfer and is typically 6 feet long and ¼ inch thick. You can also get longer and thicker ones depending on the length of your board and preference. Good brands are Dakine, Ocean&Earth, FCS … Read more

Common Types of Surfboards

There are many types of surfboards, all shaped to suit a specific type of wave or ability of a surfer. From longboard to shortboard, from fish to semi-gun, the possibilities are endless. Here’s a guide to the most common types of surfboards: SHORTBOARD Shortboards are highly maneuverable and suitable for fast, steep waves. They range from … Read more

How Surfboards Are Made

How surfboards are made

Surfboards are made from many materials and with a variety of tools. Foam, shaping machines, resin and lots of hours of hard work are put into the development and design of modern day surfboards. There are many types of different boards and ways to shape a surfboard. In this article we try to give you a general … Read more

Surfboard design (2)

In our previous article we described the most common design elements in surfboard shaping like length, width and thickness.  But there are more variables that take part in the design of a good surfboard. Here’s part 2 of our surfboard design overview: 1 FOIL The foil is the distribution of volume throughout the surfboard. If you put your … Read more

Surfing Warm Up

Surfing Warm Up

There are two main reasons why it is important to do a surfing warm up. First your body works more efficiently with warm muscles and ligaments so your performance will actually improve. Second your body will be less prone to surf injuries. You can do your warm up while watching a couple of sets roll in. … Read more