Category: How to Surf

How To Surf – Importance of Learning the Basics of Surfing

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May 21, 2013
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How To Surf – Importance of Learning the Basics of Surfing

Learning how to surf may seem tough, but the reality is that if you take the time to learn, you'll be up on a board and riding a wave in no time. A mistake that many people make is trying to jump on a board and surf without knowing each step of the process. You have to learn, then practice, then develop your surfing skills. A few basic lessons by an experienced surf instructor can go a long way in making your first attempt at surfing much more enjoyable.

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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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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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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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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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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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