Life is about having fun and enjoying the ocean. Nectar shares that perspective and offers affordable, customizable sunglasses at a fraction of the cost of other brands. And if you break them they will send you a brand new pair if you send ‘em back! www.nectarsunglasses.com.
With films like Come Hell or High Water by Keith Malloy, bodysurfing has received more attention lately. Handplanes create lift giving the bodysurfer both increased speed and improved position on the wave. Here are some of our favorites: The recycled foam Enjoy handplane, the Wegener handplane crafted from Paulownia, and the Whomp handplane with subtle flex from marine ply.
Boardroom: Legends of Surfboard Shaping features the greatest shapers of our time. Featuring: Bing Copeland, Hap Jacobs, Greg Noll, Renny Yater, Rich Harbour, Donald Takayama, Dick Brewer, and more. Boardroom is available on DVD here.
From independent filmmaker Nathan Oldfield, his latest film explores the joy that lies at the center of a surfing life: family, friends and a a shared intimacy with the sea. Filmed in Australia, New Zealand, France, and Spain, it features Dave Rastovich, Lauren Hill, Alex Knost, Tom Wegener, Kassia Meador, and many more. To order in Australia or worldwide, click here. (In the US, it is available here.)
From Eidon’s debut collection, this tee embodies their credo, ‘Live, Travel, Surf.’ Eidon happily embraces discovery and open-mindedness in a word obsessed with trends and competition. To learn more about the brand and to see their collection of board shorts, swimsuits, and other tees, check out www.eidonsurf.com.
You probably remember surf mats back in the day. If you haven’t noticed, they are back! Inspired by George Greenough, Paul Gross handcrafts each one of these beauties right here in California. The Omni is the newest 4GF model. It takes the look and feel of the traditional square-tailed surf mat and tweaks it to new levels. Learn more here.
In his new book, Israel Paskowitz takes us on a journey of his life growing up in a camper, a life on the beaches of Makaha and San Onofre, his championship surf titles, and his heart-wrenching failure as both a father and husband. A riveting and entertaining biography by a member [click to continue]
Talented photographer Jim Russi has a new hardcover book. With over 180 full-color surf images from around the globe, see Hawaii, Tahiti, California, Puerto Rico, Mexico, Fiji, Bali, Indonesia, and the islands off South Africa through the eyes of a seasoned pro. Available at Amazon.com.