Our Top Quotes About The Sun

Someone once said, “Here comes the sun do, do, do. Here comes the sun, and I say, it's all right.” They were right about two things. First, that yes, the sun is coming / will come. And second, that...

The Best Quotes About Sunset

In his feature film, The Drifter, Rob Machado famously reflects on the contrasting beauties of sunrises versus sunsets: “I never really understood why people gather to watch the sun disappear. There...

The Best Surf Watches for 2022

Surfboard? Check. Leash? Check. Wax? Check. Surf watch? ... Eh?  Yes, not many surfers have – or think about having – a watch on their wrists when going out for a surf. After all, if you don’t have...

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Our Top Quotes About The Sun

Someone once said, “Here comes the sun do, do, do. Here comes the sun, and I say, it's all right.” They were right about two things. First, that yes, the sun is coming / will come. And second, that it does indeed tend to make things alright. That’s probably why so...

The Best Quotes About Sunset

In his feature film, The Drifter, Rob Machado famously reflects on the contrasting beauties of sunrises versus sunsets: “I never really understood why people gather to watch the sun disappear. There is so much more beauty in watching something arrive.” Although I...

The Best Surf Watches for 2022

Surfboard? Check. Leash? Check. Wax? Check. Surf watch? ... Eh?  Yes, not many surfers have – or think about having – a watch on their wrists when going out for a surf. After all, if you don’t have to work, study, or meet anyone afterwards, why bother to know the...

How To Choose A Good Skim Board

Skimboarding is a pretty straightforward sport: you run along the shoreline of a body of water with a flat board in your hands, you throw the board ahead of you, run after it, jump on it, and glide across the water’s surface, either meeting an incoming wave and riding...

How To Make A Surfboard: Our Ultimate Guide

Once you really start to get into surfing, or if you love to be creative, making your own surfboard is a really cool idea and one of the things a lot of surfers never get round to doing. The thought of flying across a wave on a craft you made with your own two hands...

A Complete List of Surf Moves and Surfing Tricks

No one starts surfing just to ride the white water or simply to speed down the face in a straight line. The art of surfing calls the surfer to do something with the wave, read it, feel when to turn and when to snap, when to pull into the barrel. It doesn’t matter if...

Our Top 5 Jobs for Surfers

Few people can genuinely say they love their job. And the ones who do, have different reasons to say so. The job may grant them the financial security they need to lead a comfortable life. It may be stimulating, challenging, put them in a position where they are...

Best Surf Movies | Our Top 10 Must See Surfing Movies

Maybe Gen Z and Alpha are not aware of this, but before Live Streaming and Webisodes and Instastories, there was such thing as a surf movie. They came in VHS and DVD (and later in the online version); they ranged from 30-minute bonanzas to hour-long documentaries on...

Best Beginner Surfboards | Everything You Need To Know

Figuring out what equipment to use is, among other things, one of the main challenges when learning to surf. Leashes, wax, boardshorts and bikinis, rash vests and wetsuits can be considered secondary. But your performance is directly related to what you have under...

Big Wave Surfing – Your Ultimate Guide

Big Wave Surfing is undoubtedly one of the most breathtaking to see in person. There is something about the speck of the surfer in the middle of a monster wave that evokes awe to anyone who witnesses. That is why some of the masters of the discipline are regarded...

How a Wave Pool Works: A Surfers Guide

Surfing is one of the Worlds most popular watersports. This once traditional Hawaiian sport enjoyed by the natives of both royalty and commoner alike is now a passion for many. The fact that you are totally enveloped in nature is part of what makes surfing so...

The History Of Surfing | Everything You Need To Know

Today, surfing has become a thriving sport with a huge number of enthusiasts around the world. Some surf professionally, some competitively, while for others it's a way to let loose and have fun. Despite surfing’s free-spirited vibe, it has a richer and deeper history...

How To Surf – The Ultimate Guide

There aren’t many hobbies that combine an adrenaline rush with relaxation, but surfing seems to be an exception. The ocean’s charm and unpredictability offer an experience that no other sport, recreation, or pastime can replicate, let alone rival. If you’re looking to...

What are Tides and How do they affect The Surf

From a human standpoint, we recognize tides as the regular rise and fall of the sea surface. This rise and fall, known as the tide, is caused by the gravitational pull of the moon and sun. Because of this, tides are extremely reliable and predictable. They regularly...

How to Read a Surf Report for Beginners

After taking my first surf lesson, I was hooked. There’s nothing quite like experiencing the ocean in such an intimate, enjoyable, and rewarding way as surfing. I left my first lesson eager to come back for more. Yet, there was one worry in the back of my mind. How do...

The Ultimate Guide to The Surf Leash

Have you ever surfed without a leash? Did you like the experience, or did you worry too much about losing your board and smashing it on the rocks? Either way, check out our Ultimate Guide to the Surf Leash below. It includes everything you need to know about the...

Glossary of Surf Slang Terms and Surfer Lingo

Dude? dude! Sick olas yo! Pull in, got spit out, then whooopah!  Many surf slang words start off on the fringes of the English language and (in my experience anyway) end up finding their way into the mainstream over time.  Even though most hardcore surfers despise the...

How To Wax A Surfboard (the best way)

Among surfboards and leashes, wetsuits and fins, surf wax is an often overshadowed and underestimated piece of surf paraphernalia. Even though it has conquered a designated corner in the surf industry, and is present in pretty much every surfboard in the world, it's...

Forta

“So you’re going to Forta, are you? Where are you going to stay?” “Uh, I’m not sure, a place that begins with ‘C’.” “Cotillo!” “Er, maybe…” “Or was it Corralejo?” “Yeah, that’s it!” “Well it’s not going to be that cheap then. You’ll need a car.” “Will I?” “Will I need...