Surf Gear to Hit the Waves this Summer

All the essentials every surfer needs this summer

Summer is upon us, which means it’s time to grab your board and head to the beach. Before hitting the waves this summer, make sure you’re stocked up on all the best surfing gear of the season. From hoodies to boards, to the best type of wax, we’ve gathered everything you need for the perfect day on the water.

Solbari, Long Sleeve Rash Guard– $79

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When you’re spending all day in the sun, it’s important to protect your skin and stay cool. Rather than lathering up in sunscreen before you hit the waves, opt for this Solbari rash guard in Oasis Green with UPF 50+ Aqua Sport fabric for the perfect amount of stretch and style while swimming.

Todd Snyder, Surf Terry Baja Hoodie – $168

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For the chillier surfing months, stay dry and warm in this lightweight terry cloth sweatshirt. Perfect for early mornings or late-night bonfires, this hoodie already has that soft broken-in feel all your favorite shirts have.  

Moschino, Short Sleeve Wetsuit – $576

With patented technology that sets ROKA apart, this wetsuit provides more buoyancy to the center of your body rather than the perimeter. Thanks to the Nano Coating, it reduces surface drag and provides more speed and durability for your surf session. 


Channel Islands, Rocket Wide Surfboard– $793

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For surfers who prefer hard-shell boards, Channel Islands has a new shortboard to flex under pressure and return to its normal rocker line for optimum speed. The five-fin setup lets you choose between thrusters, quads, and twin + trailer, and is made from fiberglass and resin.


Modern Surfboards, Retro PU Longboard– $875

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This longboard has a modern take on a retro design, with a rounded nose and traditional longboard shape. The long parallel rails create a stable platform to balance along the board, while the polyurethane provides a strong, smooth ride. 


Ocean and Earth, Allround Surfboard Leash – $68

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The perfect blend of lightweight, strong, and sustainable all-in-one leash. Offered in black, coral, lime, and blue,  the one-piece technology makes sure there are no joins and no weak points to ensure a stable ride. 


REN, Clean Screen Mineral– $40

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When protecting your face from the sun, it’s important to also make sure you’re protecting the reefs as well. This dermatologist’s favorite sunblock is reef-friendly and has SPF 30, zinc oxide and a matte finish. 


Mr. Zogs, Sex Wax– $2

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Since its establishment in 1972, Mr. Zogs has always been a surfer favorite. Surfboard wax is essential to keep a grip on your board, and Mr. Zogs offers a variety of formulas and scents for both cold and warm water surfing. 


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