It depends where you surf for much of the equipment, so not all things will be relevant but there is one thing you need no matter where you are, and that’s a leash.
Choosing a leash:
How to attach a leash…
If you’re not yet living in one of the glorious surf paradises, and you’re based in one of the more northern or southern regions, then chances are you’re going to want a good wet suit, along with boots, gloves and maybe even a hood. This will mean year-round surf possibilities… phew!
As Sweden’s first pro surfer shows, it’s more than possible to surf the Earth’s most chilled spots with the right kit.
To avoid taking 20mins to get your wetsuit on check this tip for putting them on easily!
For warmer climes not much in the way of gear is needed. But you might want to use a rashie to double up on stopping sore patches and sunburn.
Choosing board shorts:
For links to heaps of surf based products see our Brands section. Veterans all have their staunch favs, but you’ve gotta find your feet as a newbie… cool new companies and products are just waiting to be discovered!!
And you know the deal… get online or walk in your local store!
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