Volume To Weight Ratios

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In episode 7 of the Surf Simply Podcast, the team spoke about the importance of understanding the volume of your surfboard, and it’s relationship to your size and weight. There have been quite a few people who’ve emailed asking for more details on this, so here’s a brief run-down of some of the things I was talking about…. Read more »

A Surfboard Made Of Wood: The James Otter Interview

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  We are big fans of TED here at Surf Simply; in a digital landscape saturated with informational and motivational videos, the TED talks (from their annual conference in Longbeach, California and now from their independently organised TEDx events) are consistently amongst the best out there. Their tagline “ideas worth spreading” applies to everything from… Read more »

The Preservationists

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Vintage Surf Meet

by Mat Arney Yesterday (Tuesday Oct 21st, 2014) saw one of the most extensive private collections of vintage and collectable surfboards in the southern hemisphere go under the auctioneers hammer in Perth, Western Australia. The lot included over one hundred surfboards of historical significance, ranging from early hollow wooden paddleboards and balsa chips, through classic… Read more »

A Right Puffin Frenzy

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You may remember that last October we posted a blog, entitled Harry Squatter in The Photographer’s Zone. I thought it was a great pun but apparently I was alone. Pun quality aside, it was about how Harry, the head coach here at Surf Simply, had designed a short, flat, wide board for Black & White… Read more »

Pumpkin Seeds

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When it comes to surfboard design, we can get a little geeky here at Surf Simply. When I say a ‘little’ i mean that that it’s not unheard of for Harry’s 20 minute board design classes to a sneak up to the 2 hour mark with the right audience. We’re always looking for the best… Read more »