Carve Summer Road Trip Guide

Carve Summer Road Trip Guide

Summer Road Trip Guide

Some of the most memorable surf trips are the unplanned ones. Just jumping in the car and setting off on an adventure and in search of waves. Here’s some kit to take with you on the trip…

Revival Surf Board Bag Repair Kit
The very first Surf Board Bag Repair Kit. An easy to use, DIY repair kit to prolong the life of a broken surfboard bag.

Hurley Phantom Backpack
Made from waterproof welded fabric to keep your gear dry, cargo and zip top for spacious storage and inside and outside pockets to access your things on the go.

Slowtide Quick Dry Microfibre Travel Towel
A convenient alternative to big bulky beach towels – this Slowtide Travel Towel is lightweight and compact, so perfect for throwing in a bag or backpack.

RipCurl California Tide Midnight Watch
Swiss Parts jewelled tide movement with time, date and small seconds hand plus the famed ‘California’ dial. Five year worldwide warranty and its water resistant up to 100m.

Firewire Sunday 6’8
Ride as a single fin to draw out turns and flow or as a twin fin to liven things up. It’s a win both ways. Sunday is always fun.

C-Skins Rewired 3:2 GBS Chest Zip Steamer
A durable, innovative suit that uses C-Skins exclusive Halo X neoprene and Dark Matter liquid Skin. The ultimate combination of warmth, stretch and durability. £250,

Mission Surf DLX Wet/Dry Pack 40L
This 40L wet/dry pack has ample storage and clever compartmentalisation to keep your electronics protected at all times and to keep your wet and dry gear separated.

Vivida Puffer – All Weather Changing Robe
Get changed, keep dry and stay warm with Vivida’s eco-friendly, insulated and rainproof changing robe. Sheltering you in every weather condition, elevating your waterside adventures.

The Florence Block Boardshort
4-way stretch made from quick-drying recycled polyester. Featuring a stitch-free inseam, smooth interior that reduces chafe during long surf sessions.  

Surf Ears 3.0 Ear Plugs
Protect your ears against ear infections and the dreaded “surfers ear”. Surf Ears protect ears from water, cold air, and contaminants but also maximise sound and subsequent balance.

Mystic Happy Hour Wetsuit Changing Bucket
Made of waterproof heavy duty 500D tarpaulin so IT won’t leak. Rinse your suit, store your wet kit or stash a load of ice-cold beers in it!

Vans SK8-Low Shoes
The legendary SK8 Low from Vans is an all-time classic. Sturdy canvas with leather and suede accents and re-enforced toe caps to withstand repeated wear.

Lifestyle365 Inflatable SUP Board
For trips to the rivers, lakes and even the ocean when the waves are having a break. Complete with everything that you need to get on the water.
£300, (Free P&P to mainland UK. Use CARVE10 for 10% off your order)

Surfyogis Sunscreen Zinc
The all natural, all day, all good surfscreen zinc. Warm & cool climate versions. Reef safe, plastic-free effective skin protection. The perfect beach buddy!  £22.95,
(Use code CARVE for 10% discount)

Insulated Stainless Steel Food Container
For lunches on the go … hot and cold, liquids and solids. Keeps food cold for up to 7 hours or hot for up to 5 hours. 100% leakproof.

dryrobe® Advance Long Sleeve
The original, weatherproof, outdoor change robe. Stay protected from the elements by a durable waterproof outer and super-warm, fast drying inner. Made with 100% recycled fabrics.

Bamboo Stainless Steel Thermos Flask
This Northcore premium bamboo and brushed stainless steel thermos flask holds 360ml of hot or cold drink for up to 8 hours.

Lifestyle365 Towel Robe
Get changed on-the-go with the Lifestyle365 towel robe. Made from 100% cotton this robe will keep you warm and dry you off after any adventure.
£39.99, (Free P&P to mainland UK. Use CARVE10 for 10% off your order)

O’Neill Hyperfreak Rib Cage Vest
Features O’Neill’s exclusive TechnoButter 3 neoprene, 20% lighter with 30% less water absorption than any other premium neoprene. Plus strategically placed padding protects your ribs when paddling.

REEF Santa Ana
The REEF favourite thanks to the EVA footbed with arch support, soft vegan leather straps, super soft padded jersey lining, heel cupping and textured outsole for good traction.

Nixon The Heat Watch
Crafted in collaboration with pro surfer John John Florence to time his competitive heats and his on-land training. The Heat is all about timing, comfort and style.

GUL Clothing Range
The new GUL clothing range made from 100% organic cotton. From the surf to the turf, head out in style and comfort.
From £25,

Surf Travel: The Complete Guide
This surf travellers bible features the best travel destinations around the world. Packed with stunning photos, tips from pro surfers and travel advice and information for surfers.

FoamLife ‘MULLY’ Flip Flops
FoamLife’s ‘MULLY’ flip flops stand out from the crowd with their premium materials, irresistible comfort, and clear focus on sustainability. Plus Hemp canvas upper with organic cotton lining.

Northcore Keypod 5GS
Simple and robust with 4 digit combination padlock and large storage cavity for keys, spare change, credit cards and even some mobile phones.

Billabong Crossfire
A mid-length, chino style short with a repellent coated fabric for a lightweight and quick drying feel. Secure back pocket and internal jacquard waistband for added comfort.

Florence Marine X Hooded Long Sleeve UPF Shirt
Designed for long days out on the water, this hooded shirt keeps you cool and protected with its breathable lightweight design, UPF 50+ protection and antimicrobial armpit panels.

Carve Summer Surf Gear Guide

Carve Summer Surf Gear Guide


Summer Surf Gear Guide

All hail the summer season – surfing dusk to dawn, après session bevvies, beach BBQs and hitting the road in search of sweet camping and surf spots. Here’s the gear you need on your summer surf trips this year…


Surfyogis Sunscreen Zinc
The all natural, all day, all good Surfscreen Zinc. Warm and cool climate versions. Reef safe, effective skin protection.
£22.95, (Use code CARVE for 10% discount)

Hurley Boardshort
Hurley Phantom+ Block Party Renegade 18″ straight cut swimming costume features a stretch fabric with DWR coating for mobility, durability and quick drying.

CoolBoard Balance Board
Free-floating on the Ball, it’s as addictive as it is beneficial, keeping you pumped and ready for your next session. The ultimate balance board.
£152 – £212,

Vivida Lifestyle Changing Robe
Get changed, keep dry and stay warm with Vivida’s eco-friendly, insulated and rainproof changing robe. Sheltering you in every weather condition, elevating your waterside adventures.

Softdogsurf Retriever
The Retriever is a reliable 7’0 mid-length. In small waves, surf it like a classic longboard but this outline easily handles more juicy waves.
£420 single fin included,

dryrobe® Advance Long Sleeve
Stay warm all summer long with the original weatherproof change robe. Complete with a durable waterproof outer and super-warm, fast-drying inner. Made with 100% recycled fabrics.

Billabong Original Puffy Blanket
Billabong x Rumpl limited edition outdoor blankets. Packable, portable and warm with a ripstop shell and insulation made from 100% recycled materials. £115,

C-Skins Session 3:2
GBS Chest Zip Steamer The ultimate solution for those looking for a warm flexible chest zip suit that wont break the bank. With C-Skins Diamond Flex neoprene for stretch and freedom.

Gul Response Thermotop
1mm thermal insulating neoprene with super stretch panelling, fast dry thermal stretch lining and flatlock seams to help breathability.

ION Surf Boardbag
Core Triple Made of 100% recycled PET bottles this lightweight bag fits three boards. For when you can’t decide which board to bring.
Sizes: 6,8 £259,99,

Nixon High Tide Watch
A performance surf watches centred around durability and comfort. Made with recycled ocean plastics and features 550 pre-programmed locations with precise tide, sun and moon data.

The FoamLife ‘Mully Cork’ Flip Flops
Made from a Sugarcane EVA foam with a natural cork top layer, padded Hemp canvas strap and a super comfy toe post made from recycled plastic bottles. £39.99,

Ripcurl Owen Sustainable Mirage
Ultimate stretch boardshort made with sustainability in mind. From Mirage Core recycled fabric, these trunks are lightweight and have quick-dry properties for post-surf comfort.

Electric x JJF Cane Field sunglasses
Inspired by the North Shore’s rich green tones, the JJF Cane Field collection is hand-crafted from M49 Italian Bio Acetate and features bronze polarised lenses.
£215 (250€),

Vans X T&C Surf Unstructured Hat
Keep it casual in the Well Rounded Hat. It protects the head from heat, shields the eyes from the sun and just looks pretty damn good on.

Global Tie Down
5m x 30mm strap which fits onto all roof racks. Durable and secure with quick release buckle with latex cover so gear can be easily removed without car scratches.
£18.00 4M, £20.00 5M,

Patagonia Hydrolock Boardshort 19”
Developed and tested to perform in the world’s best waves. Lightweight, high-performance, streamlined four-way stretch, recycled polyester and Fair Trade Certified™ sewn.

O’Neill Hyperfreak 2mm Chest Zip
L/S Spring The HyperFreak F.U.Z.E. (Chest Zip) is constructed with super light TechnoButter 3 and TechnoButter 3X neoprene.

Volcom Surf Vitals Changing Towel – Black
Use it for getting changed, driving home, however you choose to use it, the Surf Vitals hooded changing towel is made from supremely soft 100% cotton fabric that will feel great while you’re all wrapped up in it.

Mystic, The One 3/2mm Fullsuit
Zipfree Zipfree, flexible M-Flex 2.0 neoprene, super warm polar lining and GBS seams with Waterproof Stretch Taping on the inside. Also available in black, 4/3mm & 5/3mm.

REEF Fanning Baja
The new design is perfect for any excursion and offers total comfort and stability. And it wouldn’t be a Fanning without the iconic built-in bottle opener.

Dakine Mission Surf DLX Wet/Dry Pack, 40L
The ultimate surf travel backpack. Laptop compartment and organiser pockets and roll top wet/dry compartment large enough to hold an X-large hooded fullsuit and booties.

’Surf Days’ Canvas Bucket Bag
This strong and sturdy canvas bucket bag holds up to 21 litres (SMALL) or 50 litres (LARGE) of wetsuits, towels, swimsuits and more.

Carve Sunset Sessions Insulated Bottle
A brushed stainless steel bottle designed to keep your drinks warm for up to 12 hours and cold up to 24 hours.

VOITED Outdoor Camping Blanket
This 100% recycled Ripstop Blanket is 4 items in 1: a blanket, a pillow, a sleeping bag and a hands free poncho. Lightweight and packable.

Nyord Furno Warmth 4/3 GBS Chest Zip
A great summer wetsuit that’s built to last. It punches way above its price with super-stretchy limestone neoprene, durable seam taping and plush lining. £130,

Boardies® Catch Waves T-Shirt
This tee is all about increasing the peace and living stress free by the sea. Made with TLC in Bali from 100% cotton for maximum comfort and breathability. £30,