Your guide to sticking to it! Learning to surf can sometimes be a frustrating experience!  Watching others ride waves like it’s the most enjoyable thing in the world, while you flail and fall in the whitewater, can demoralize even the most determined of souls! And just when you think you’ve got it after mastering your pop…

Read More

Keep the surf stoke alive! What we take out of our surfing experience is what keeps us going till the next session. But some days we’re all so set on our own performance, our own territory and catching the best wave for ourselves. Even localism creeps up spreading negativity in and around the water, that…

Read More
open roads and minds

10 Ideas to inspire your surfing in 2020. For those of who have been waiting with bated breath for the WSL to get going again, the recent cancelation of the 2020 tour might have come as a jolting blow to your premeditated surf psyche.  For others, if the first half of 2020 wasn’t used to reconnect to your…

Read More
Twin Fins: Brad

Now that I’m a little older, and a smidge wiser (no comments please), I’m really enjoying the process of riding alternate craft.  Taking the seriousness out of my preconditioned performance mindset has opened a whole new world of fun and wave riding options. And I’m still in the process of detangling the lines, and of…

Read More

Some logging tips from style master Stevie Sawyer Just like the intricacies of surfboard design, there is far more to J-Bay’s Steven Sawyer than his 2018 WSL World Longboard Champ title. The smooth goofyfooter is a student of the sport – multitalented in all disciplines and a budding shaper (following in his dad Des’s footsteps). A…

Read More

We’ve all heard those stories… Your friends were on their way up the coast (or just down to the beach) on a surf trip, when somehow (and inexplicably), their boards went airborne and met with damaging disaster on the roadside. Don’t be the subject of those sad fireside tales. Here’s how: Stack ‘em cleverly It’s…

Read More

Some of our #RYDtribe members weigh in on their current favorite traction pads Traction pads are very personal. Surfers choose them for form, function and fashion and a combination of all three. We offer a wide range of traction pads to suit all styles of surfboard as well as skill level (and, of course, color…

Read More