Never Outnumbered, Always Outgunned

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Let’s face it, most of us are more likely to find ourselves stood in the car park as part of a crowd of surfers mumbling excuses about being undergunned on a truly massive day, than sat out on our own with sufficient foam at our disposal catching unforgettable waves. We’ll rarely be outnumbered, and occasionally… Read more »

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 »