Gift Guide

YOUR REIN­VEN­TION FOR SUM­MER IS ONLY EVER A FEW PUR­CHASES AWAY.

Tracks - - Front Page - Made for ex­tended ocean time in the trop­ics – Surf­mud is an all-day wa­ter re­sis­tant bar­rier pro­tect­ing against the harsh con­di­tions faced by surfers. Pick it up from your lo­cal surf­shop or on­line.

1. Indo Surf & Lingo RRP: $29.95 www.in­do­surf.com.au

Twenty-five years af­ter it was first pub­lished, ‘Indo Surf & Lingo’ re­mains the de­fin­i­tive text for surfers trav­el­ling through the ar­chi­pel­ago. In­valu­able as a ref­er­ence for surf spots, ac­com­mo­da­tion and char­ters. Plus teach­ing your­self a new lan­guage be­tween tubes is in­cred­i­bly fun and al­ways wins re­spect with the lo­cals.

2. Joi­stick Surf­board Fea­ture Boards-V2SV

RRP:PU from $835, Kar­boload Epoxy from $965 www.jois­tik­surf­boards.com

The new V2SV model takes our tried, tested and proven rocker recipe from the Cab Sav se­ries and blends it seam­lessly with a per­for­mance small wave out­line rem­i­nis­cent of our Ban­zai Blues model. This re­sults in more speed and drive in­cor­po­rated into the de­sign, whilst still main­tain­ing ma­noeu­vra­bil­ity. Suit­able as a grom board or adult small wave grov­eller, de­pend­ing on di­men­sions.

3. World Storm­rider RRP: $100 https://low­pres­sure.co.uk

The World Storm­rider Surf Guide is the big­gest, most com­pre­hen­sive, ref­er­ence guide to the waves on “Planet Surf”. This mam­moth book ex­plores ev­ery dy­namic surf zone known to man, from world-fa­mous beaches to ob­scure reefs. Each zone in­cludes a de­tailed anal­y­sis of the surf spots & swell fore­cast­ing, plus the low-down on when to go, weather, ac­com­mo­da­tion and more.

4. Search GPS 2 Surf Watch RRP: $399.99 www.ripcurl.com

Swell, Wind, Track & Tide. The Rip Curl SearchGPS 2 Surf Watch is not only smaller, lighter and more durable than its pre­de­ces­sor, but now also comes with real-time surf con­di­tions and GPS track­ing for all of your ac­tiv­i­ties, from surf to snow, run to swim. Charger in­cluded. Make your wrist a read­ily ac­ces­si­ble surf net­work.

5. Ven­ture ‘Es­cape’ Sun­nies RRP: $29.99 www.ven­tureeyewear.com

Per­fect, mid-size, uni­sex shape six base lens curve PC in­jected float­ing frame tech­nol­ogy with anti scratch coat­ings shown here in Black/Blue revo. Also Avail­able in Matt Black/Grey and Black/Red Revo. Yep float­ing sun­glasses un­der $30. Grab two pairs and mix up the colours.

6. Hy­dro Se­ries Board­shorts RRP: $119.95 www.patag­o­nia.com.au

Fused Waist­band Con­forms to the nat­u­ral shape of the hips, stay­ing snug to the body through a full range of mo­tion. Ef­fort­less move­ment in the wa­ter, made from fast-dry­ing 87% re­cy­cled polyester/13% span­dex blend. A new, stream­lined fit is en­gi­neered to max­imise stretch and min­imise seams while fit­ting bet­ter on the body.

7. Zero Waste Wax Comb RRP: $3.00 www.saltyreign.com

A zero waste so­lu­tion in­volv­ing res­cu­ing plas­tic bot­tle caps from land­fill and pulling them back into the re­cy­cling sys­tem – “clos­ing the loop”. Each wax comb was moulded from waste bot­tle caps in a home garage and the print­ing, cut­ting and as­sem­bling of the pack­ag­ing all done by hand. Get a grip and cap the im­pact of plas­tic.

8. Salty A-PRO Hous­ing RRP: $1870 in­clud­ing GST. www.vagabond­pho­to­graphic.com

$2541 as pic­tured, with M-70 lens port and two-stage pis­tol grip. Check out Vagabond Pho­to­graphic for all your cam­era hous­ing needs.

9. Su­per­brand Se­rial Keeler RRP: $845 www.su­per­branded.com.au

The Se­rial Keeler is a brand new twin fin model for sum­mer 2018 / 2019. In­spired by tra­di­tional twin fin de­sign but with a slightly more mod­ern take on its out­line and rails. This board loves to go fast! Stick a se­rial keeler un­der your arm and kill your sum­mer dol­drums!

14. Mi­rage 3/2/One Ul­ti­mate RRP: $99.99 www.ripcurl.com.au

Our Mi­rage 3/2/One Board­short is the Ul­ti­mate Stretch Board­short. De­signed us­ing su­per stretch neo­prene side pan­els, a bul­let proof cor­dura back panel and our ul­ti­mate Mi­rage stretch fab­ric on the front panel, the 3/2/One is tough where you need it, and gives you stretch where you feel it.

11. Black Hole Duf­fel RRP: $149.95 www.patag­o­nia.com.au

From ropes and a rack of cams to a change of clean clothes— what­ever you stuff into this tough, highly weather-re­sis­tant duf­fel bag will be pro­tected and eas­ily ac­ces­si­ble. A highly ver­sa­tile, all-pur­pose bag with mul­ti­ple stor­age spa­ces and car­ry­ing al­ter­na­tives.

12. Firewire Sea­side RRP: $980.00 www.firewiresurf­boards.com

Rob Machado on The Sea­side: “Just evolv­ing the Go Fish to some­thing new, re­ally. The Go Fish goes fast and feels skatey and loose and I love it, and rid­ing it for a cou­ple years made me want to feel more high per­for­mance - more carves, tighter turns.”

14. Mi­rage 3/2/One Ul­ti­mate RRP: $99.99 www.ripcurl.com.au

Our Mi­rage 3/2/One Board­short is the Ul­ti­mate Stretch Board­short. De­signed us­ing su­per stretch neo­prene side pan­els, a bul­let proof cor­dura back panel and our ul­ti­mate Mi­rage stretch fab­ric on the front panel, the 3/2/One is tough where you need it, and gives you stretch where you feel it.

15. SURF MUD RRP: $20 www.surf­mud.com

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