Wave Tribe Donates Boardbag & Customer Jumps For Joy

by Derek Dodds July 03, 2013

Hello good folks of Wave Tribe. I'm writing to personally 'thank you' for donating to Shell Beach Surf Shop's raffle, a 9' 6" Pioneer Surfboard Bag.

As you may have guessed, I'm the lucky winner.

But I was not always so lucky!

Just two months ago, I was borrowing friends boards, trying to make it out once a week with my wife and son—basically paddle around as we gained some hours underneath our feet.

And we'd still be riding foam if it were not for 'Stu' at Shell Beach Surf Shop, who took us under his wing, gave us some lessons, and generally corrected my thinking about surfing.

See, I thought surfing would be a great way to watch over my son as he entered his teenage years; turns out it's even a better way to grow our lives closer together for a lifetime, and be closer to our community in the meantime.

So today I'm glad to say that with Stu and Shell Beach Surf Shop's help, my wife and I recently took possession of our beautiful new boards, perfect in design for where we want to go with our surfing, and equally important, another custom shaped board is on its way for our 13 year old son.

With Luke's quick learning curve and Stu's continued guidance, I can't wait to see the shape of this board when it comes in. I now know that the right equipment can make soooo much difference.

Which bring me back to your bag! I'm looking at it right now! It is so well built.

The seams on this bag are bullet-proof. Incredibly strong and thick hemp, nothing gets through to my board.

All recycled materials for the remainder of construction let's me know that there are companies out there that can BOTH build the best product AND be environmentally aware at the same time.

Wave Tribe, you made absolutely no concession in the building of this product.

Thank you.

I trust you Wave Tribe. So much so, Stu said the next time I'm down at the shop, we need to talk about a Wave Tribe surf board rack, which is a 'no-brainer'.

Because now that I'm The Luckiest Guy in the World—having won your bag!




Derek Dodds
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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.