Although surfing only requires a board, wetsuit and waves, there’s plenty of equipment out there that will keep you surfing and stoked for longer. We take a look at some of the key equipment for pre, during and post surf!
Patagonia Planing Roll Top Bag
This durable, comfortable-to-carry backpack easily hauls wetsuits and other wet gear while keeping your clothing and towels dry and organised.
Rip Curl G Bomb – Zip Free
Made of E5 superstretch neoprene with E5 taped seams for a lighter, ultimate stretch, easy entry, water tight wetsuit.
£244.99 (3/2), ripcurl.eu
Roxy Surfboard Tail Pad
The Hanalei is a feminine three-piece traction pad designed for all-round surfing. The reinforced foam provides extra strength, yet is super lightweight.
Surfworx Hellcat Mini Mal
This brilliant mini mal is a tried and tested shape that has proven to be the perfect platform and design to kick-off your surfing adventure.
Gul Response FX Chest Zip
Light, warm and flexible, this suit uses Gul’s RS-FLEX MK2 – a textured super stretch over-arm neoprene, making it easier to move and paddle in.
£140 (3/2mm), gul.com
Rip Curl ‘Ventura Surf’ Wetsuit Backpack
The ‘Ventura Surf’ is one of the best surf adventure backpacks out there right now. Made from a tough, water resistant TPE coasted polyester it’s large enough to hold a winter wetsuit with ease.
Watershed Captain Longboard
The Captain is a classic longboard that can be enjoyed by anyone on any day. With a wide, scooped nose, a square tail and low rocker, The Captain paddles easily and catches waves with minimum effort. (Pic: 9’2” x 23” x 3” Black Resin tint, full gloss & polish)
Made to order watershedbrand.com
Down The Line – Jim Banks Magic Carpet Jim’s built this board to have the hold and control of a thruster with all the speed and glide of a twin fin, the Magic Carpet is a design that makes any stye of surfing easy. £699downthelinesurf.co.uk
Roxy Fun Board Sock
Perfect for weekend camping adventures and trips to the beach this surfboard sock will add protection to your board. Complete with a padded nose and 4 way stretch, making it easy to get your board in and out.