Surfing Gear


Get dialed for summer's coolest sport

Surfing Gear
Mark Anders

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1. Surfboard A versatile stick like the Channel Islands Fishcuit, a short and wide four-finned model, can handle everything from thigh-high mush to overhead walls. Available from 5’2″ to 6’4″. $640;

Surfing Gear

Surfing Gear

2. Wetsuit Quiksilver’s super-stretchy Cypher neoprene full suit maximizes mobility while keeping you toasty. Three millimeters thick in the chest, two in the limbs. $360;

3. Leash You may find a cheaper leash, but Dakine’s Kainui Team is the most comfortable and durable one on the market. $23;

4. Watch Never miss another set with Rip Curl’s titanium Ultimate Oceansearch, which comes preprogrammed with tide data for 200 beaches worldwide. $400;

5. Trunks Patagonia’s Wavefarer II Board Shorts are practically perfect—simply styled, quick-drying, and cut from recyclable nylon. $50; • Tip: Pair trunks with O’Neill’s Skins Shorts liner, like many pros do, to help prevent thigh rashes. $32;

6. Wax Sticky Bumps Soy Wax is 100 percent natural and still provides plenty of grip. $2;

7. Top Not only is Body Glove’s millimeter-thick Eco pullover more versatile than a shorty wetsuit; it’s also made from crushed limestone, not petroleum. $90;

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