Posts Categorized: Surf Gear

Is Board Wax About to Become a Thing of the Past?

Is Board Wax About to Become a Thing of the Past?

Waxing the board for traction has long been the norm. Grip pads at the rear of the deck have become pretty standard, but alternatives for the front peg have come and gone, usually disappearing as quickly as they arrived. And the reason for their rapid vanishing act? The truth is that nothing really works as well as a good… Read more

A Secure Wallet Built to Withstand Sand and Seawater

A Secure Wallet Built to Withstand Sand and Seawater

The way we’re paying for things is changing. Cash is fast becoming obsolete. A quick swipe of our contactless card is all we need to finalise a transaction. Yet the way we carry our cards has remained the same, largely because it is not widely known that the information from your contactless cards can in fact be… Read more

Give Your GoPro Movies a New Perspective with this Fish-Eye Lens

Give Your GoPro Movies a New Perspective with this Fish-Eye Lens

GoPro footage is great. Used properly the benefits are too numerous to name, and in doing so I’d only be repeating what has been said a million times before. But for those who have seriously tried to weave together sections of footage into one continuous stretch of film, there does remain one slight problem. Everything looks very… Read more

Can this Budget Waterproof Sports Camera Genuinely Rival the GoPro?

Can this Budget Waterproof Sports Camera Genuinely Rival the GoPro?

There’s little doubt that the revolution in sports action cameras will continue to gain pace. The ease of use and quality of the images from these tiny waterproof units make them an attractive prospect for those wishing to document their surf sessions. It allows us to share experiences usually reserved for the confines of our memory banks…. Read more

What Makes This the Perfect Surf Watch?

What Makes This the Perfect Surf Watch?

Why have watches become so huge? It seems fashionable to have something the size of a small dog strapped to one of your wrists. It’d be cheaper, and probably lighter, to just stick a clock on your arm. But I think I may have found the answer. The ultimate timepiece for surfing: the Rip Curl… Read more

Are GoPros Surfing’s Stone in the Shoe?

Are GoPros Surfing’s Stone in the Shoe?

The accessibility of waterproof video cameras has sparked a revolution in amateur surf photography. No longer is it exclusively the right of the pros to have footage from deep inside the barrel, or evidence of making “that drop”– Go Pros have transformed the ability of the amateur surfer to record their sessions. But just because we… Read more

AirDog: The World’s First Auto-Follow Surf Drone

AirDog: The World’s First Auto-Follow Surf Drone

All too often the latest gadget is labeled as a ‘game changer’. Manufacturers increasingly claim to have re-written the rules, raised the bar, pushed new boundaries. And more often than not, it’s marketing spiel, aimed at shifting generic products to a mass market. Sometimes though, something pokes its head above the parapet of mediocrity, and… Read more

Jamie O’Brien Uses Small, Ice Cube Sized Light to Surf Pipe at Night

Jamie O’Brien Uses Small, Ice Cube Sized Light to Surf Pipe at Night

Without really trying, Jamie O’Brien has carved himself a niche as one of the most progressive surfers of the modern generation. Whilst his peers constantly search for ways to add extra degrees of rotation to their latest front-side air’s, JOB sets himself apart by moving in a different direction. What usually starts as a means… Read more

SurfEars Release Their Newest Version of The Ultimate Earplugs

SurfEars Release Their Newest Version of The Ultimate Earplugs

Surfer’s Ear is a condition that the majority of surfers are aware of but usually fail to do anything about. We all know we should look after our ears and are conscious that spending long periods of time in the water isn’t particularly good for the mechanics of our hearing, but how many surfers actually take the… Read more

Sørensen’s Stevns Klint Collection: A Duffel Bag that can be Converted into a Backpack

Sørensen’s Stevns Klint Collection: A Duffel Bag that can be Converted into a Backpack

It’s been a busy few months for Sørensen, not content with readjusting our expectations of surf watches, the small Scandinavian surf-inspired company has turned its hand to holdalls, launching a new collection of duffel bags – the Stevns Klint collection. Taking inspiration from its rugged coastal namesake, the duffel bags are designed to comfortably satisfy… Read more