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View the World through the Eyes of a Surfer

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Dec 17, 2013
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View the World through the Eyes of a Surfer

Every surfer wants to experience all that the world has to offer when it comes to waves. Most, however, are surprised to find out that Hawaii isn’t the only place that has fantastic surfing. Finding a place that will offer a unique experience is easier than you may think.

So, here are some of the top surfing destinations for fantastic surfing around the world.

With Hawaii considered by many a...

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Little Known Surfing Jewels – Experience Surfing the Pipeline of the Outer Banks

Dec 10, 2013
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Little Known Surfing Jewels – Experience Surfing the Pipeline of the Outer Banks

When someone thinks of North Carolina, many things may come to mind. However, I’m most certain that surfing is not one of them. Unknown to many, the Outer Banks offers some of the best surfing in the country. Traveling all the way to Hawaii is not necessary to experience fantastic waves to surf. All you need to do is go to North Carolina. The beaches, particularly Currituck County, will be able to offer warm water, clean sand, and its sheer natural beauty. There are also a lot of close-by a...

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Surfing Etiquette 101: What’s Cool and What’s Not

Dec 3, 2013
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Surfing Etiquette 101: What’s Cool and What’s Not

We all know that surfing is a pretty laid back sport. However, if you’re surfing a crowded beach, you should know there are certain rules to follow.  We like to call it surfing etiquette.

Of course there are different rules for different places, but the basic principles never change.

The most important thing to remember is that the beach belongs to no one and it also belongs to everyone. Thi...

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Being Safe Is Always Better Than Being Sorry

Nov 27, 2013
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Being Safe Is Always Better Than Being Sorry

On very few occasions have I ever seen or heard of a surfer getting injured. Although surfing is typically a pretty safe sport, you still need to be careful whenever you hit the water as surfing has its inherent dangers. The most obvious risk in any water sport is drowning. There’s quite a number of ways where you can unintentionally raise the odds of drowning whenever you go surfing. The first and best way to prevent drowning is by being prepared. Wiping out is a common part of surfing ...

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Catch Some Extreme Waves Around the World

Nov 19, 2013
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Catch Some Extreme Waves Around the World

Surfing is definitely a fun water sport and hobby for anyone to take up. However, there will come a time where surfers will want to experience more challenging and more extreme waves. The question then becomes where can one find these extreme waves? If you already consider yourself to be an expert surfer and want to test your skills to the limit, here are some of the most extreme waves that the world has to offer. First of all, you need to remember that surfers measure waves from the back. Th...

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A Few Things to Know When Buying Used Surfboards

Oct 30, 2013
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A Few Things to Know When Buying Used Surfboards

We all know that surfboards can be really expensive. But with all the availability of used surfboards that can be purchase at local surf shops or even online at auction websites, such as eBay, you can find good deals. However, you need to remember that if you buy a surfboard that’s "too used", the value of what you’re getting may not be worth the savings. When buying a used surfboard, there are a few rules that you should follow to ensure you’ll get your money's worth. Always scour ever...

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Surfing Basics – Finding the Right Board

Oct 15, 2013
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Surfing Basics – Finding the Right Board

After learning how to surf from an instructor with a rented board, the obvious next step is buying your own. However, if you are unsure of what type you need, it can be a difficult purchase. Choosing the right board will allow you to have a better ride, but if you choose the wrong board, you can expect to wipe out often which can really discourage you and cause you to abandon the sport altogether. When choosing a surfboard, the first rule is to make sure that the surfboard is the right width,...

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Four Great Surfing Destinations Most People Never Knew Existed

Oct 8, 2013
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Four Great Surfing Destinations Most People Never Knew Existed

The joy and excitement you experience being out in the water is almost indescribable for any surfing enthusiast.  Knowing there is no one there to stop you from enjoying your time in the water can be extremely thrilling. However, this enjoyment can easily be interrupted if there are just too many people trying to do the same. If you really want to surf in peace, then these four destinations are the places that you should try visiting the next time you plan on hitting the waves. Some of these...

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The Best Way to Plan a Surfing Vacation for Serious, Family and Beginner Surfers

Oct 1, 2013
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The Best Way to Plan a Surfing Vacation for Serious, Family and Beginner Surfers

When planning a surfing vacation, you obviously want to experience the best surfing that the world can offer you. So, how can you narrow down all the potential surf spots? Well, the first thing you need to remember is that a fantastic surfing vacation will be different for every surfer. The thing that makes a vacation great will depend on what the surfer is looking for. For example, it may be low cost, the wave choice, and it can also be the travel partner. Basically, there are three general ...

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World’s Best Surf Spots for Taking Surfing Photos

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Jun 14, 2013
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World’s Best Surf Spots for Taking Surfing Photos

Living near one of the best surf spots or at the beach whether you are a surfer, photographer, or both offers endless opportunities if you enjoy both activities. If aspire to shoot great surfing photos and capture the moments of the most real energy you can imagine—you need to know where to find the best surf photography opportunities. Capturing the sparkling waters, with the misty sprays flying off the top of the board as a surfer does a cutback over the wave's...

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