William Sharp began taking surfing photographs in southern California in the early seventies. and was quickly drawn into the nascent skateboard scene, shooting friends emulating surfing moves on pavement. Sharp’s epic photos are populated by the vanguard of the scene such as Tony Alva, Jay Adams, Jerry Valdez, Steve Caballero, and Jay Smith, among many others.
RVCA has teamed up with Campbell brothers Malcolm and Duncan to create a line of clothing inspired by the duo's revolutionary Bonzer surfboard. The line includes tops and bottoms and have a true retro feel. Find it here: www.rvca.com
Looking for a portable surf shack on wheels? Introducing the HC1, Happier Campers first production trailer. This unique trailer is inspired by classic design but packed with modern functionality. Find out more at happiercampers.com.
The Indosole Essntls Flip Flop is made of natural rubber, upcycled tires and vegan synthetics making it one of the most thoughtful pieces of footwear you can find. Light, flexible and waterproof make these the perfect sandals for summer. Find them at www.indosole.com.
An homage to the animals of surfing: Greg "Da Bull" Noll, Miki "Da Cat" Dora, Dale "The Hawk" Velzy, Craig "Owl" Chapman, Wayne "Rabbit" Bartholomew and Albert "Rabbit" Kekai, Tiger Espere, Turtle. Silkscreen Print, 18" x 24" Signed, Edition of 100. Available at mollusk.com.
Marc Andreini’s beautiful new book “The Gift” is now available for purchase at his website www.andreinisurfboards.com. Clocking in at over 220 pages, the book is filled with vivid stories and lush photographs and drawings. A must have for any surfer interested in the development of surfboards from ancient times to today. Available at andreinisurfboards.com.
Sagebrush Board Bags are handmade by surfer/adventurer Anna Ehrgott in Southern California. Built for adventures, surf trips and daily beach goings, Sagebrush board bags put an end to delam bubbles, chinese wax jobs and transit-provoked dings. Available for purchase at www.sagebrushbags.com.
The Carver Eggbeater is a 30" surfskate created in the style of a single fin hull, a rounded pintail that’s still short enough to snap turns as much as it carves smooth and flowing lines. Even the graphic is a throwback to traditional surfboard designs, with a darker rail, center stringer and visible tail patch. Available at Carver Skateboards.
Nest is compact, lightweight, and easy to tow, so it’s the perfect sidekick for a last-minute weekend getaway. Its smart floor plan packs in a surprising amount of features and amenities. Find out more at airstream.com.
RinseKit introduces the LUX, a soft tote design from the makers of the popular portable shower system. 50% more spray time than the original and is full of features. A hot water sink adapter is included and the tote doubles as a cooler. Find out more at www.rinsekit.com.
Hiking in to your favorite spot? Check out the Hardin Softgoods pack. It's designed and made in California and features 1000 Denier weatherproof Cordura exterior, an interior that's coated with rip-stop nylon fabric liner, and military-spec nylon webbing for the handle and straps. Available at @hardinsoftgoods.
In her new book, Liz Clark takes us on a sailing adventure that only a surfer can. Written in beautiful prose, and with illustrations by Daniella Manini, Swell is a book sure to please anyone who has dreamed of circumnavigating the planet. From Patagonia books and available at Amazon.
Take care of those nasty cuts with BLDG Active medical-grade skin and wound repair hydrogel and spray. Kills 99.9% of bacteria and speeds your body's healing process with an all-natural, non-toxic formula made for athletes. Find out more at bldgactive.com.
The Compadres Fin Pin is a collaborative effort that lives at the intersection of quality and design. Available in three colors and designs. The perfect gift for the surfer in your life. Find out more at www.compadresco.com
The original Hobie Super Surfer from 1965 was the first skateboard that connected surfing and skateboarding. The super surfer’s mahogany and maple wood pattern mirrored one of Hobie Surfboards’ most popular boards of the 1960’s era – "The Hobie Classic." Available here: www.hobiesurfshop.com.
Use the Solid Face Wash and Essential Body Wash to take off salt, dirt, grime and sunscreen. Anti-aging, fragrance free, loaded with anti-oxidants, non-GMO and Vegan, too. Check out Solid's complete line of skincare and sunscreens here: www.solidsunlogistics.com.
The ProShot Touch allows full touch screen compatibility while still remaining waterproof to 50 feet! This is the most waterproof touch screen case ever created. Includes optical grade wide angle lens and is compatible with all GoPro® mounts. Get yours here: proshotcase.com
Ed and Julien have been been collecting stories and images from the New York/New Jersey surf culture and now they are ready to launch their new book, Ice Cream Headaches. Check out their crowdfunding page and help them reach their goal! Link here: indiegogo.com
Saltwater Buddha author Jaimal Yogis comes back with another best seller, All Our Waves Our Water. In addition to the amazing cover photo by LeRoy Grannis capturing Midget Farrelly, Yogis writes beautiful prose on all things such as travel, surfing, enlightenment, and relationships. Find your copy at Amazon.