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Surfing Blog — Tips and Tricks of Surfing

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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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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Safety First: The Most Common Surf Injuries and How to Avoid Them

Safety First: The Most Common Surf Injuries and How to Avoid Them

Of all the potential hazards involved with surfing — the waves, the reef, other surfers, sea animals, riptides — a staggering 55% of surf injuries are caused by your own surfboard. There's no doubt surfing is a fun pastime, but like anything adrenaline-based, it doesn't come without risks. Read on to find out the most common surf injuries and the...

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Making the Leap: The Top Tips for Transitioning from Longboard to Shortboard

Making the Leap: The Top Tips for Transitioning from Longboard to Shortboard

You love catching those waves on your longboard, but you are ready for a challenge. You decide to grab a shortboard to get that same feeling, but all you do is knock out. You are about to give up until you decide to figure out some tips to help you ride the waves instead of letting the waves ride you....

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