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Why Being a Vegetarian is Good for the Environment

Why Being a Vegetarian is Good for the Environment

September 30, 2018

There’s a growing number of surfers turning vegan. Now, I know how vegans have been the butt of jokes for quite some time now. One need only to surf the internet to find out the numerous jokes, memes and puns made at the expense of the vegans. But seriously now, if there’s any lifestyle that would probably find kinship with a group of people, it would be vegetarians.

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The Great Barrrier Reef is Dying and Why We Should be Alarmed

The Great Barrrier Reef is Dying and Why We Should be Alarmed

September 23, 2018

We’ve always tend to appreciate reefs more because of its biodiversity and beautiful shades of color. What isn’t emphasized though is that there are a variety of ecosystems which depend on the productivity of these reefs. With what is now happening to the Great Barrier, these ecosystems are threatening to collapse.

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What If We Can Eat Plastic?

What If We Can Eat Plastic?

September 23, 2018

Yes, you read that right. What if someone came up with edible plastic? Wouldn’t that be totally rad? I was browsing my Facebook newsfeed recently when I saw this totally awesome video about edible plastic pods. It’s called Ooho, and it was developed by a London-based start-up company, Skipping Rocks Labs, which is seeking to create sustainable alternatives to single-serving plastic bottles.

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Surfboard Wax Is Toxic - Why You Should Buy Eco Wax

Surfboard Wax Is Toxic - Why You Should Buy Eco Wax

September 16, 2018

In America alone, around $8 billion is generated from the sale of surfing lifestyle merchandise. One of the more established brands, Sticky Bumps, says that their surfing wax generates most of their company’s profit and revenues. It’s such a small and low-key product but it also happens to be an important arsenal in a surfer’s toolbox. Unfortunately though, there is a toxic side to the surfboard wax.

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Why Is Plastic Bad For The Ocean?

Why Is Plastic Bad For The Ocean?

August 16, 2018

Americans discard more than 30 million tons of plastic a year. Only 8 percent gets recycled. Read in this article why you need to know.

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Ten Things You Can Do For Trash Free Seas

Ten Things You Can Do For Trash Free Seas

June 16, 2018 1 Comment

OCEAN CONSERVANCY

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Four Things To Do With Your Unwanted Surfboard

Four Things To Do With Your Unwanted Surfboard

June 01, 2018 1 Comment

Four Things To Do With Your Unwanted Surfboard. The most important thing to realize is that your old board has some potential afterlife opportunities once it has become unwanted foam and fiberglass.

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Wetsuits Are Nasty - Patagonia's Attempt To Clean Them Up

Wetsuits Are Nasty - Patagonia's Attempt To Clean Them Up

January 30, 2018

The piece of gear no sane California surfer goes without- wetsuits.Unless you were born with the karmic grace of Hawaiian ancestry, it is likely that you squeeze into a neoprene tuxedo before descending into the magical blue green briny deep.

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Mobile Greenhouse Project

Mobile Greenhouse Project

July 14, 2017

The Mobile Greenhouse Project is designed as a way to make food growing fun and interesting for kids and adults.

I travel with my converted school bus to schools and events and offer my services to install gardens at schools, clubs and churches. I also help with community gardens and private residential gardens.

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Sinaloa Mexico The Internal Ecology of Surfing

Sinaloa Mexico The Internal Ecology of Surfing

February 20, 2017

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The Coming Bee-Pocalypse?

The Coming Bee-Pocalypse?

September 10, 2016

You may or may not be an environmentalist, but a part of nature that everyone should support is the humble bee.

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Sea Turtles Guardians of the Sea

Sea Turtles Guardians of the Sea

August 21, 2016

As a result, much of the culture and symbolism synonymous with Hawaii resonates with surfers all over the world, a kind of homage to the Polynesian ancestry of our sport. The image of the green turtle (Cheloniamydas), or honu, can be found everywhere in surf style and communities. The green sea turtle is the only indigenous reptile to the Hawaiian Islands and is a revered symbol of the ocean interwoven with much of the islands’ folklore.

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Size Chart

Surfboard Leashes

You Break It We Replace It in First Year. 

Buy a leash closest to your board size—i.e. for 6'4 surfboard you need a 6' leash. 

All leashes are 7mm thick, competition leashes which are lighter/thinner 5.5 mm. 

Pioneer Day Boardbags - Fits One Surfboard

All boardbags have +2 inches. Thus a 6'6 board fit's perfectly in a 6'6 boardbag. All Pioneer bags have expandable fin gussets, so you can keep your fins on your board in the bag—or you can roll with glass-on fins.

Pioneer Sizes:

All bags have interior pockets (fins, leash and wax), bags fit industry standards. 

Our 8'6, 9'6 and 10' bags have fin slots and round noses. 

Pioneer bags also have an exterior pocket and zip all the way to the nose.

Travel Bags - Fits Two Surfboards

All Global boardbags have +2 inches, so if you buy a 6'2 boardbag, the real length is 6'4—thus you have a bit of room to play. 

Global Travel Bag Sizes:

Travel boardbags are 6'-8' inches deep to accommodate two boards—though you can travel with one in these bags without a problem—there are two interior pockets for leash, wax, and fins.

Surfboard Travel Bag Pockets Fin Wax Leash

Travel boardbags have two padded boards separators and two pockets for your gear. 

* Travel boardbags also have 13mm + 13mm of extra padding in the nose and tail.

Travel Bags with Wheels - Fits Two Surfboards

New in 2016 is the double travel bag with wheels. Sometimes you want a smaller bag with wheels, now you can have it. All Global boardbags have +2 inches, so if you buy a 6'2 boardbag, the real length is 6'4—thus you have a bit of room to play. 

Global Travel Bag Sizes:

Travel boardbags are 6'-8' inches deep to accommodate two boards—though you can travel with one in these bags without a problem—there are two interior pockets for leash, wax, and fins.

Wave Tribe Wheelie Surfboard Travel Bags

Travel boardbags have two padded boards separators and two pockets for your gear. 

* Travel boardbags also have 13mm + 13mm of extra padding in the nose and tail.

Boardbag Material & Hardware - All Bags

Side A of the bag is made from a strong density Rugged Eco Hemp exterior which is one tough fiber and naturally built to last with high impact padding protection with Rebound Foam Dynamics including open-to-nose technology.

Side B is the reflective (rental-car-roof-side) made from Reflective Energy Shield for "Cooler Surfboard Safeguard" protecting your surfboard from the sun's harmful rays made from an alloy-steel mesh weave.

All Sides are guarded by our Japanese Never-Rust-or-Break Nickel Platted Zippers streamline zipper trails and our trademarked Easy Flow Zip System.