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Surfboard Airline Fees 2018

Surfboard Airline Fees 2018

June 16, 2018 146 Comments

The 2018 Surfers Airline Boardbag guide will help you NOT get burned by airline board bag fees.  This year Slater and Hurly Executive took on Hawaiian Airlines in the fight and we moved them down to Kook status.

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Shaping Mini Simmons Surfboard

Shaping Mini Simmons Surfboard

June 16, 2018

Get down and dirty with Wave Tribe's founder as he shapes out a Mini Simmons Surfboard. Derek has long been a fan of the Mini Simmons and can be found riding them around the world.

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Surfing Sinaloa Mexico

Surfing Sinaloa Mexico

May 20, 2018

Located in mainland Mexico at the entrance to the Sea of Cortez, the area is a magnet for south and southwest swells. Ranging from hollow A-frame beach breaks to incredible world class point breaks, surfers of all ability levels will get a thrill of a lifetime—or at lest Mexico-time. The point breaks offer truly remarkable waves that can wrap for more than 500 yards. This wave can be both a hollow and thumpy—offering some barrel time and fast shoulders to race into the inside.

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9 Types of Surfers You'll Meet at a Surf Camp

9 Types of Surfers You'll Meet at a Surf Camp

May 01, 2018

Here is a list of all 9 common types of surfers you'll meet in a surf camp.

Important: All types and characters can be both male or female, alright? It doesn't make any difference.

Also for the record - I want to clarify that I do not judge any of the listed types of surfers. I am certain each and everyone has a reason for their behavior. 

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Buddhism, Surfing & Sinaloa

Buddhism, Surfing & Sinaloa

April 28, 2018 3 Comments

Ranked 15th in the world for coastlines, Mexico has 5797 miles of beachfront. Much of the Mexican coastline is surfable at some point in the year. She likes south swells, north swells, hurricanes and micro-weather systems. She will eat you alive in Puerto Escondido and crush you in the channel near the island of Todos Santos. She has many playful sides and walks the line between violence and joy, between life and death. She is wild. We love her. We fear her.

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The Only Guide to Surfing in Mexico You’ll Ever Need

The Only Guide to Surfing in Mexico You’ll Ever Need

April 19, 2018

There’s more to Mexico than sombreros, enchiladas, and tequila. Some of the biggest surfable waves in the Americas can be found on the Pacific coast of mainland Mexico.

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Top 5 Things For Surfers To Do When It Is Flat

Top 5 Things For Surfers To Do When It Is Flat

March 11, 2018 3 Comments

When you love surfing as much as I do, you have got to find some healthy alternatives to surfing when it goes flat. Lord knows I got plenty on unhealthy pursuits that won't make this public list. Shame.

I came up with this list to help remind myself—and you—that we can make it through the deep, dark, depressing flat spell together. Maybe.

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Surfing Pascuales Mexico

Surfing Pascuales Mexico

February 24, 2018 1 Comment

Pascuales spits like a dragon and swells slams the coast, twisting and ranging as it unleashes it's deepest inner desire to be free.

Driving through a deep channel valley off the coast, the wave reminds me of Blacks in San Diego and Santa Clara Rivermouth at my own local spot in Ventura, California.

Thick. Heavy.

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Surfers Guide To Cabo 2018

Surfers Guide To Cabo 2018

February 13, 2018 48 Comments

Cabo is one of the few spots on the planet where you are exposed to two major swell directions within a one hour drive. Cabo is one of the few spots on the planet where you are exposed to two major swell directions within a one hour drive. I am not sure how many places there are like this on the planet but I am guessing few.

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Surfing Northern Baja

Surfing Northern Baja

February 05, 2018 19 Comments

Driving though those dirt road towns that felt like the wild west, I would always be transported to a mythical time—at the very least I would be able to surf some sick waves without tons of OC kooks in the line-up (no offense to you if you live in the OC, that's where I grew up).

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Surfing Southern France

Surfing Southern France

January 29, 2018 14 Comments

A surf trip is an opportunity to see new places and to discover yourself through the expression of who you think you are beyond the borders of your country—it will expand your mind and enrich your life in very meaningful ways so please don’t wait to do it—in this article we will explore surfing southern France.

And he said yes, trés cool!

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Surfing Rio De Janeiro Brazil

Surfing Rio De Janeiro Brazil

January 11, 2018 5 Comments

Rio is crowded, polluted, dangerous and yet seductively attractive. it's one of those places you fall in love with and never stop dreaming about your love affair—it's like falling in love with a prostitute, you know it's not good for you but it sure does seem like the right thing to do in the moment.

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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.