Archive for the ‘SURF’ Category

February 15th, 2014 | By | 151 Comments

SeaMade: Surfing 101 | Fins

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What’s in a fin? Aside from being those knifey things that stick out of your board and slice through the water (and hopefully not your skin), there are a lot of components to fins. Here are a few basics to focus on when deciding on a fin system for your board: (more…)

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February 9th, 2014 | By | No Comments

Local Travel Guide: New South Wales, Australia Just the Essentials with Rip Curl Team Rider, Tyler Wright

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Up for traveling to Byron Bay, but not frothing to fall into every tourist trap the travel guide has to offer? Ask a local. We hit up Australian Rip Curl Team Rider, Tyler Wright to take us on a mini tour of her hometown.
Read on for her essential list of places to surf, eat, and play in Byron Bay and around New South Wales… (more…)

February 8th, 2014 | By | 859 Comments

SeaMade: Surfing 101 | Longboard Paddling Technique

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A longboard isn’t called a log for nothing. Even maneuvering a heavily glassed 9’0 noserider makes a petite little lady like myself feel like I’m coasting on a 300 year old redwood tree. For how fun they are to ride, they sure can be challenging in terms of getting around, especially getting around waves bigger than 4-5 feet. Save yourself the frustration of getting caught on the inside with a few simple paddling techniques… (more…)

February 4th, 2014 | By | 919 Comments

New at SWELL: Hayden Shapes Add Australia's most versatile surfboards to your quiver

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Straight outta Sydney, crazy m#tha F*cka named Hayden, his shapes are now available on SWELL. That eye-popping punt on your February catalog cover is none other than Mr Creed McTaggart riding the latest psycho sled by Hayden. (more…)