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A Guide to Surf Fins : How to Choose Fins Setup

A surfboard fin or skeg is a hydrofoil mounted at the tail of a surfboard to improve directional stability and control through foot-steering.   Have you ever decided to go all out and spend your entire paycheck on a new surfboard to take it out once and hate it? It happens and it sucks! But, before you give up, try different fins. The board will ride completely different simply by changing the fin size and setup. The board can be your new magic board with a simple fin switch.   Often unspoken, having the right fins and fin setup on your board will completely change the ride and performance of the surfboard. Understanding how different fin setups will change your...

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The Right Board For The Right Wave

A surfers quiver is the mechanics tool box, you need the right board for the right job. Having the right tool for any job is make or break. Surfing is no different, having the right board for the given conditions and your abilities can be the difference in catching 0 waves or 20. When choosing the right board volume is your friend. Volume is the measurement of how much floatation the board has. Especially when learning to surf, the more volume the better. It will make paddling easier and give you more stability when your riding the wave. But it doesn't stop there, you need to know about shapes, height, and the fundamental behind it. And that's a lot. So...

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4 Best Surfing Tips for Beginners

So you want to be a surfer?  This beginner’s guide to surfing is the best place to start. Learning a few basic surfing priciples will help you improve faster, be safe and have more fun. But no matter how many times you read this article, you won’t actually learn how to surf until you try it yourself. "You can’t learn how to surf from google search, website, or blogs! Go with your friends that know how to surf, find a community, or hire surf coach." Learning how to surf is a fun and difficult journey but there is no better feeling than being out on the water, with the sun shining with perfect waves rolling in.  It’s never too late to...

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Best Surf Spots In Bali For Your Ability Level

Picking the right spot to surf is a question surfers ask themselves everyday. It can be a make or break for your daily session. Here is a break down the Bukit’s best waves based on the difficulty of the wave. Beginner, Intermediate, or Advanced, pick the right spot for you and get ready to get the ride of your life. Be aware, certain breaks can be good for beginners and advanced on the same day. The tides play a major effect on the waves around Bali, be sure to check them everyday and most of the time a higher tide will be better for beginners and a lower tide will make the waves steeper and better for the advanced surfer....

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BENJI BRAND WINS 2019 RIP CURL PADANG PADANG CUP

BENJI BRAND WINS 2019 RIP CURL CUP IN BEST PADANG PADANG BARRELS OF THE YEAR Bali, Indonesia – Monday, 22nd July 2019 : Benji Brand received a personal invitation from Mick Fanning to compete in the 2019 Rip Curl Cup at Padang Padang. And on the best day of the year thus far at The Balinese Pipeline, Brand did not disappoint. You might want to read:Bali Surf Spot LocationBest Place To Hangout for Work or Before & After SurfingNever a dull moment: things to do when waves go flat   In grinding 6 to 8-foot Padang Padang barrels, the rapidly ascending 23-year-old South African who cut his teeth growing up on the North Shore of Oahu, topped a field of 16 of the...

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