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Surfboard shaper Darren Handley will be at the Rip Curl Pacific Beach store on June 7th

Surfboard shaper Darren Handley will be at the Rip Curl Pacific Beach store on June 7th

Legendary surfboard shaper Darren Handley will be at the Rip Curl Pacific Beach store on June 7th, as part of his California Tour 2013. Darren will be showing new models, answering questions, and hanging out with us starting at 2pm. This is a great opportunity to meet Darren and learn more about surfboard design. Darren will be taking custom board...

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What to pack? The list of surf trip essentials.

Surf trip essentials

Whether a novice perhaps headed for your first surf retreat or a surf trip pro, there are a few must haves to be packed along with your travel bag to make for the most of the next adventure. We recommend packing light to be able to maximize the surfing conditions of your next destination...

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What to Expect at Your First Surf Camp

What to Expect at Your First Surf Camp

If you or your child are headed to your first surf camp, you're probably wondering what you've let yourself in for. Although the nerves may be kicking in, you can be sure that there are tons of benefits to attending your first surf camp. So, what are the benefits of going to a camp as opposed to planning the lessons...

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Surfing Equipment 101: The Ultimate List of Surfing Gear Every Surfer Needs

Surfing Equipment 101: The Ultimate List of Surfing Gear Every Surfer Needs

Are you a Barney hoping to someday surf like Bethany Hamilton? That would be gnarly! Catching waves is a multi-billion dollar industry. Who knew that surfing equipment would generate so much revenue? Are you hitting the surf shop about to embark on a journey with this exciting sport? What gear do you need as a surfer? Check out this guide...

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Bring On the Barrels: How to Get Your First Barrel Wave

Bring On the Barrels: How to Get Your First Barrel Wave

Surfing is zen. And nothing exemplifies this more than riding a barrel wave. Once you’re inside a barrel, everything is in harmony. You’re in tune with the wave. Your nerves are taut, yet you’re calm. Everything is about the moment because the moment is fleeting but spectacular. You’re aware that the wave might come crashing down at any time, but...

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