Surfing is the most fantastic sport and lifestyle and it’s great to become a surfer. However there’s often a big difference between what you imagine starting surfing to be like, to what it actually is like.
In this second part of our article we check what’s involved, the best gear and approach, for you to be having fun going surfing.
To go to the first part of our Surfing article click here
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When you think of starting to surf, you may have an image in mind. There’s sun, fun and excitement.
Your board is a high tech rocketship or maybe a styling cruiser. You see yourself mastering a wave, leaving your mark across a rolling wall of blue.
In your mind’s eye, before you know it you’re a surfer, cruising all the way to the beach and ready to go again. Continue reading Surfing
Mid Season Wetsuit
A mid season wetsuit is all about giving you more time in the surf, and maximising your performance when you do surf. In mid-range temperature water you could use your bulky winter steamer or chill in boardshorts. Some surfers do.
A mid season wetsuit is the better option to keep you surfing optimally. You get warmth and flexibility, comfort and lighter weight performance. You’ll be surfing your best in the mid season chilly mornings and blustery late afternoons. Continue reading Mid Season Wetsuit
A Winter Wetsuit
A winter wetsuit is one of your most important winter accessories. It’s the key piece of equipment so you can brave the cold and keep surfing. There’s key criteria your wetsuit must have. What are they? Can you prioritise them? How do you know if you’re getting good value?
Let’s look at the characteristics to help you get into the best winter wetsuit. Continue reading A Winter Wetsuit
How To Choose A Surfboard – Advanced
How To choose A Surfboard for advanced surfing is different from choosing an Intermediate board. An advanced surfboard is a super refined piece of surfing gear. It may be demanding and unforgiving. It will require you to alter the way you surf. Once mastered though it will make your surfing faster, bigger, more critical.
An advanced surfboard can open up new horizons. It can push you to new levels of surfing. You may compete. This could be against other surfers to stand out at your local break. Or to progress to professional surfing and the World Surf League. Continue reading How To Choose A Surfboard – Advanced
How To Choose A Surfboard – Intermediate
How To Choose A Surfboard at the Intermediate level can be determined by how you want to progress. What style of surfing appeals to you? What waves will you surf? Getting this right will direct you to the right board or boards that will have you surfing your best.
The article below addresses Intermediate surfboards. Our other articles in this series address Beginner and Advanced surfboards. Continue reading How To Choose A Surfboard – Intermediate
How To Choose A Surfboard
How to choose a surfboard is all about matching your ability to the waves you are likely to surf. Getting this match right will direct you to the right board that will have you surfing your best.
This principle holds true no matter how long you’ve been surfing. So what’s your ability? Beginner, Intermediate or Advanced? Continue reading How To Choose A Surfboard – Beginner
Want to find yourself the best board?
Come down to Manly Surfboards for the SUPERBrand Demo Day.
On Sunday 24th September 2pm – 6pm the best of the world’s latest shortboard designs will be on hand for you to surf.
SUPERBrand is a Californian shapers cooperative where many world-best shapers and surfers collaborate, refining the best of the best designs. The result? Exceptional surfboards.
Experience super speed, high performance, superior wave catching, and great surfing fun. Try a SUPERBrand.
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Julian Wilson Australian Open 2017
WSL Australian Open of Surfing 2017
The WSL Australian Open of Surfing 2017 is right on the sand of Manly Beach, the mega surf lifestyle event blasts off on February 25. The world’s best surfers, skaters, BMXrs and high voltage live music is all here for you to enjoy, free! Huge arenas are built right on the sand so you’ll be in the heart of the action. In the surf, men and women will be ripping in the main event, the World Surf League-sanctioned QS6000 Pro, as well as Juniors going off in the Sydney Grom Challenge.
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4 Questions To Ask Before Buying Your Perfect Surfboard
Your own board isn’t just your heart’s desire, it’s an absolute necessity if you’re serious about surfing. You and your board are on an amazing journey and you’ll get to know each other’s habits and strengths and limitations really well. But here are the four critical questions you need to answer before you buy that board, especially if it’s your first. Surfing takes persistence, and it’s so much easier to stay with it and push through to proficiency if you start with the right board for you. Continue reading 4 Questions To Ask Before Buying Your Perfect Surfboard