Should you surf with contact lenses?
Mar10

Should you surf with contact lenses?

I remember the first time I got contacts… I asked the optician if I could wear them surfing. She told me under no circumstances should I wear them in the sea, that it was tantamount to rubbing dirt in my eyes and I would definitely get an eye infection and go blind… ok it may not have been those exact words, but she did her best to scare me not to… When I told her that was the whole reason I was getting lenses she suggested I...

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The best surfing advice you’ve ever been given: Paddle, paddle, PADDLE
Jan09

The best surfing advice you’ve ever been given: Paddle, paddle, PADDLE

Welcome to our new monthly feature on the best ways to be an awesome surfer. Each month we’ll ask some of our favourite surfer legends about the tips and tricks that have had the biggest impact on their surfing. Why? Because the great thing about surfing is that there’s always room for improvement, you’re constantly learning. And what never fails to fascinate me is that even the tiniest adjustment to what...

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Why surf reports are rubbish
Dec12

Why surf reports are rubbish

Ok, so this could be quite a controversial topic, but it’s one I’ve discovered I feel quite strongly about. Stay with me and I’ll explain… Apparently (up until this week) we’ve had a really rubbish couple of weeks on the surf front down here in Cornwall. The reports weren’t very promising… ‘no surf day’, ‘catch up on your correspondence’ or ‘only if you’re desperate’ seemed to be the order of the day. But because I’m working 9-5...

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Have you experienced the surfer’s cycle?
Oct29

Have you experienced the surfer’s cycle?

You know those days when you have an amazing surf? Everything just goes perfectly, you get out back without getting knackered, you score some great waves, you feel like you actually know what you’re doing? And wish you’d had someone on the beach taking pictures to prove it! And then you have those surfs where you miss easy waves, smack yourself in the face with your board, decide you are the worst surfer ever and wonder...

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Size matters. How to choose the right size surf board
May13

Size matters. How to choose the right size surf board

Do you feel like the surf board (most likely a chunky mini-mal or foamy) you’re riding is holding you back? That if only you could get to spend some time on a smaller board and decent waves that you’d really make the progress you’ve been dreaming about? Well this post is one for you. Find out how the board you ride can affect how well you surf. But be warned it might not be what you want to hear! I once went on a...

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