Carve Summer Beach Guide
Summer’s coming and we can’t wait to get back to long days at the beach, surfing and chilling until sunset.
Grab some kit and you’re good to go.
Before you hit the beach, Indo Board is a good way of improving your core strength and balance. Plus with the tricks you can do on them they’re great for surf workouts too.
SAS Surf Activist T-shirt
New SAS Surf Activist T-shirt. It’s been printed using low waste technology by a certified organic company in the UK.
Bulldog 5mm Board Bags
As with the rest of the Bulldog range, these Boardbags are made with a simple goal to create solid, straightforward hardware for the everyday wave rider. Available in various sizes, here’s a few. Fish Bag: 6’3 £56. Mini-Mal Bag: 7’6” £60. Longboard Bag: 9’1”£70, bulldogsurf.com
Hyperfreak Comp 3/2 Zipless Full, O’Neill
O’Neill’s Zipless entry wetsuit constructed with super light TechnoButter 3 and TechnoButter 3X is the most unique, lightweight, fully sealed suit allowing you to perform at the highest level.
SPF50 Clear Gel Sunscreen, Island Tribe
An ultra performance water resistant sun screen which doesn’t contain Oxybenzone. This clear gel sunscreen stays on for the duration of your surf and is designed for maximum protection.
Trek Slip-On Vans
Just go surf, rinse, then repeat with Vans new rinsable Slip-On. Improved traction for any situation, designed to be lightweight, fully rinsable with drainage holes, easy to collapse and pack for your next adventure.
dryrobe® Advance Long Sleeve
dryrobe® lets you get changed anywhere, whilst its weatherproof outer and super-warm inner protects you from the elements.
Stretch Planings, Patagonia
Patagonia’s most versatile all-around boardshorts, part of the Fair Trade Sewn™ Hydro Series, the high-performing Stretch Planings are made from a fast-drying, superlight recycled polyester/elastane with four-way stretch.
Animal Sonny Recycled Rash Vest
Made from regenerated nylon fibres, this lightweight layer offers freedom of movement thanks to flatlock seams and provides essential UPF 50 sun protection.
50L Dry Bag, Alder
Made from tough 500D PVC and constructed with welded waterproof seams these dry bags are great for stashing all your wet kit and keeping the car clean. Also available in 5L, 20L, 30L, 40L, 60L, 80L. 50L- £40, aldersportswear.com
Where it all began, the first ever changing robe; endlessly imitated, never matched. Robie will keep you cosy and covered up whatever the conditions out there.
Junior £35, Adult S/M/L All £45, robierobes.com
D Bah Pro Boardshorts 19”, Billabong
The D Bah Pro Boardshort, featuring an engineered fit and panelling to reduce seams, enhance stretch, and improve performance. Featuring high performance fabric and water repellent coating.
Icons Towel, Rip Curl
Some of Rip Curl’s favourite and most longstanding designs feature on the Icons Surf Towels. Made with soft 330g printed cotton velour. These are timeless beach classics.
Santa Ana, Reef
These flip flops are designed for epic moments. With bamboo inspired textured footbed and rubber capsule for awesome traction and stability. Super soft compression moulded EVA with high arch support.
£40, Available at Anns Cottage or Surfdome
Yeti Rambler 18oz bottle, Down the Line
Thanks to the double-wall vacuum insulation, you can trust the Yeti Rambler to retain your drink’s ice-cool temp for hours on end, even when the beach is cooking.
The Heat, Nixon
The Heat is the result of one goal: to make a thin watch, made for timed sports, that is durable enough to withstand the demands of surfing. Designed in collaboration with pro surfer John John Florence.
£140, Available at Anns Cottage or Surfdome
Water sports enthusiasts suffer from ear problems associated with excessive exposure to the elements. Ear infections and the dreaded “surfers ear” is a condition on the rise with increasing numbers seeking medical attention and ear surgery. Wear Surf Ears in the water to help prevent it.