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A surfboard is a relatively light, narrow plank that is strong enough to support a person standing on it while riding a wave. Surfboards were invented in ancient Hawaii, where they were called papa he’e nalu in the Hawaiian language. They were usually made of wood from local trees and were often 15 feet long […]

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There is no doubt that surfboards can take a beating. However, there are still plenty of chances that it gets damaged due to reefs, rocks, the way it is transported and stored, or even due to people out on the water. Surfboards’ dings or cracks can allow water to seep into the board if left […]

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Epoxy surfboards started gaining popularity in the 1990s. Throughout the last 40 years or so, everyone had been using traditional fiberglass surfboards. Like a foam surfboard, an epoxy surfboard is also made of an EPS foam core and then wrapped with either fiberglass or synthetic wrap. The difference is that its top layer is made […]

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Shortboards are also known as “thrusters” and are used to perform advanced maneuvers like snaps, airs, cutbacks, and more. These boards generally measure 5’8” to 6’10” and have a strong rocker, which makes it easier to hit critical parts of a wave. Plus, their overall shape allows them to fit the shape of a breaking […]

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So, you’ve mastered the art of surfing. You know how to paddle out and time the perfect wave, you’ve learned how to pop up seamlessly, and even know the proper surf etiquette of your local beaches. Maybe you’ve been thinking of purchasing a new surfboard to match your level or add to your quiver. If […]

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Surfing is a water sport in which an individual uses a board to ride a breaking wave toward the shore. It can develop your balance, flexibility, and endurance. It also builds up your physical and mental well-being and increases your ability to absorb oxygen. Furthermore, it is a great overall exercise that works out your […]

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A wetsuit may come as a huge investment, which is precisely why proper care and maintenance are needed to make it last for many years. Most wetsuits nowadays are made with high-quality and high-performing materials to make them more durable and comfortable, however, they may also come with intricate care instructions. The following cleaning and […]

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Choosing a stand up paddle board, whether an inflatable or a hardshell one, is frustrating when you do not understand what features are best for your activity. Paddle boarding is a fun summer activity that you can do alone, with your family and friends, or even with your dogs. It can also be a daily […]

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If you made a huge investment in your dry bag, then it should be reliable, functional, and durable. That is why you have to properly clean and take care of it, because even the best-made gear will fall apart if not maintained. How do I clean my dry bag? First, empty all the content, brush […]

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Inflatable paddle boards can get dinged, scratched, and dirty over time. And in order to enjoy your time out on the water, you need to take good care of your gear. There are many ways to make your investment last longer, which include proper cleaning, making repairs, and properly storing it. To clean your inflatable […]

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