We’ve rounded up a list of the 9 Best Surfboards for Beginners below. Before we begin let’s cover some of the basics… Should I Buy a Shortboard or Longboard? Generally speaking, the longer the board, the more buoyant and stable it is. This makes longboards easier to learn how to stand up on and ideal for beginners. The trade-off, however, is that long boards tend to be more difficult to steer and duck-dive (an advanced manoeuvre to duck under waves). We recommend finding a board that is long enough to be easy to stand up on but not so long that it feels like you’re riding a tree! Which Length Surfboard is Good for a Beginner? If you weigh less...
The Sydney Surf Pro is receiving more publicity than ever before and event organisers are expecting thousands of spectators to descend on Manly Beach this weekend for the competition. With 10,000 qualifying series (QS) points and $25,000 in prize money up for grabs, surfers from around the globe will be fighting hard for the win. We’ve broken down who we think will come 1st, 2nd, and 3rd in both the men’s and women’s events below.
With the 2019 WSL Championship Tour now complete, the first 10 men and 8 women qualification spots have already been filled. The next chance to qualify will be at the 2020 ISA World Surfing Games on the 8th May 2020 where 4 men’s and 6 women’s spots are up for grabs.
Scientists have developed an ethical shark attack prevention system known as a SMART drum line. SMART stands for “Shark Management Alert in Real Time”. SMART drum lines are deployed along the coastline around 500m from shore and alert local authorities when a shark has been caught so that experts can arrive at the scene and release the shark back into the wild.