Carve Christmas Gift Guide

Carve Christmas Gift Guide

Christmas Gifts For Surfers

A one-stop-shop of Christmas gift ideas, from stocking filler to budget blow-outs.

Christmas shopping for the surf, ocean and beach lover in your life? Here is a one-stop-shop of ideas; from stocking fillers to big-buys. Which means less time shopping and more time surfing! Perhaps a few ideas here for your own Wish List as well.

Bamboo Cutlery Set, Seaforyourself
This bamboo cutlery is the answer to eco friendly meals on the go. From camping to beach day, bamboo is the new normal for plastic alternatives.
£6.95, seaforyourselfco.com

Ultra-Light Water Bottle, Super Sparrow
Less weight. More miles. 25% lighter than before, built to go wherever your next adventure takes you.
£19.99, supersparrow.com 

Bloom Neoprene One Piece, GlideSoul
This headturning Bloom One Piece is perfect for wearing out in the surf or relaxing in on the beach.
£105, glidesoul.co.uk 

WAYVE Wallet
With the WAYVE Wallet you always have the perfect wave with you in everyday life. Catch your Wayve!
€89, wayve.world. Use discount-code CARVE for €10 off. For the first 25 shoppers only.

Robie Dry-Series Recycled Changing RobeResponsibly designed to protect you from all weather conditions. A life-changing bit of kit for anyone who enjoys an active, outdoors lifestyle. 1% for the Planet members.
robierobes.com

Wired Split Toe Boot, C-Skins
Improved for Winter 2021 with lockdown cuffs to keep the water out, class leading Halo X lining for warmth and Dura Flex neoprene to make sure you last longer.
£60, cskins.com

Greyhound 5’8, Softdogsurf
Combine the paddle power and stability of a longboard with a length that fits many pockets for an easy paddle, a stable ride and amazing drive.
€430, softdogsurf.com

Bleubird, Recycled Nordic Robe
Built for the elements, from recycled plastic bottles. The Nordic Robe is fully waterproof with interior deep pile sherpa for ultimate warmth. 100% recycled fabrics. 5 unique colours.
£130, bleubird.com (Use: carve20 for 20% off)

Longsleeve Shorty, Kintana
Developed for active water days. Made of a combination of bio and limestone based neoprene lined with recycled polyester.
£225, wearekintana.com

Coffee On The Go, Wildland Coffee
Wildland Coffee offers a tasty and convenient way to enjoy coffee in minutes with their Coffee in a Tea Bag.
$33.25/box of 20 bags, wildlandcoffee.co

CBD Salve, Allez
This salve is infused with CBD and reef-safe ingredients to help muscles quickly recover after a day of surfing. 
$30/tin, allezoutdoor.com

Surfworx Banshee Hybrid, Alder Sportswear
A durable performance soft board with high-density foam core, double stringer and FCS compatible fin systems. Perfect for kids keen to advance their surfing skills. 5’6’’ / 6’0’’ / 6’6’’ / 7’0’’
From £220, aldersportswear.com

Coco Short, Vanilla Sand
Inspired by Rio de Janeiro’s neighbourhoods, the shorts feature blue square-print patterns, just like the sidewalks next to Copacabana Beach.
$140, vanilla-sand.com

Oso Foundation Cruiser, Arbor
An 80’s inspired pool shape with a wider standing platform for cruising everything from sidewalks to transition.
£148.45, skatehut.co.uk

Sunscreen Zinc, SURFYOGIS
The all natural, all day, all good Surfscreen Zinc. Warm and cool climate versions. Reef safe, effective skin protection. A perfect stocking filler!
£22-£24, offshorepro.co.uk

EVO Robe, Red Original
The all-NEW Evo is an innovative high performance, packable, waterproof, breathable robe. Longer length, more pockets and moisture-wicking fur lining.
£149.95, red-equipment.co.uk

Pure Swiss CBD Oil, EthicaCBD
Balance your emotions with ‘Calm’ Pure Swiss CBD oil, a carefully formulated complex blend of natural botanicals, eucalyptus, organic coconut oil and Pure Swiss CBD.
£30, ethicacbd.com

Poncho Towel Robe, Vivida Lifestyle
Beautiful, cosy & convenient, Vivida’s collection of poncho towels allow you to get changed, keep dry & stay warm. Specially designed for the adventurers, dreamers, thinkers and doers.
From £49, vividalifestyle.com

The Zen Board, Northcore
The Zen is a balance board trainer for board sports and overall fitness. Stay session-ready all year round.
£85, northcore-europe.com

dryrobe® Advance Long Sleeve 
A cold-weather surf essential. Get changed anywhere, whilst being protected from the elements by a durable waterproof outer and super-warm inner. Made with 100% recycled fabrics.
£160, dryrobe.com

‘Have a Trip’ Cap, Vans
Everyday adjustable cap in a lightweight fabric which protects the head from heat, shields the eyes from the sun and just looks pretty damn good on.
£25, shop.carvemag.com

‘All Day’ 22L Backpack, Billabong
A classic everyday bag built from a durable cotton canvas. Features a large main compartment and front stash zip pocket.
£30, shop.carvemag.com

Amazing Waves Book
A stunning coffee table book which captures the beauty and majesty of ocean waves. A stunning selection from the world’s leading salty lensmen.
£18.71, shop.carvemag.com

T-shirts made from seaweed, Inland Sea
Inland Sea are innovators of using new truly sustainable materials such as seaweed fibre in their clothing.
£34.99, inlandsea.co.uk

Sea Turtle Original Deck & Roller, Indo Board
Fun and functional training device used by top athletes across the globe. 4% of all Sea Turtle net sales go directly to The Sea Turtle Conservancy.
£180, indoboard.co.uk

Happy Place Wanderlust Necklace, Beach Boutique
Wear your love of the ocean and surfing with this beautiful necklace featuring sterling silver charms and stunning sea glass.
£68, surfgirlbeachboutique.com

Vans Destruct Mid MTE-1
A purpose-built, weather-enabled style, the Destruct Mid MTE-1 makes it easier to venture out and enjoy the journey—no matter what the conditions.
£90, vans.co.uk 

Looking Sideways Vol 1 Book
Authors Matt Barr and Owen Tozer tell the tale of Californian action sports and how it shaped the world. Free shipping globally.
£40, wearelookingsideways.com

Carve Sunset Sessions Organic Tee.
A premium quality mid-weight graphic t-shirt designed by the Carve team. In a standard, relaxed fit and made from 100% organic cotton.
£25, shop.carvemag.com

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.
£130 – £210 coolboard.co.uk

Heat Ninja 3mm ST Boot
A high-performance essential with a stylish minimalist aesthetic and a thin outer sole – it’s the closest thing to surfing barefoot whilst still wearing booties.
SRP: £29.95, oneill.com

Zion Yeti 2mm Hooded Vest
No more brain freezes, this 0.5mm polypro thermal vest with a 2mm hood fits comfortably under your wetsuit for lightweight warmth without restricting movement.
£49.99, downthelinesurf.co.uk

Carve Winter Survival Guide

Carve Winter Survival Guide

Carve Winter Survival Guide

Cold winter weather doesn’t mean hanging up the surfboard for the season.
With the correct gear and equipment there are winter adventures and uncrowded waves to be had. Here are some key items to ensure you are prepared for the elements and thrive on those frigid surf trips.

Alder Future 6mm Split Toe Boot
6mm wetsuit boots with a flexible outer sole for maximum comfort and better board feel, double lined neoprene, glued/blindstitched seams, adjustable ankle straps and heel pull.
Adult & Junior sizes £50, aldersportswear.com

MFC JS Keels from Down The Line
MFC are at the cutting edge of fin design right now. An upright keel template designed for more traditional fish shapes like the JS Red Baron.
£135, downthelinesurf.co.uk

Carve Beanie
Soft, fine knit beanie with a turn up brim. Can be worn with anything, anywhere.
£14.99, shop.carvemag.com

Patagonia DownDrift Jacket
An insulated, classic heritage-inspired jacket made from recycled fishing nets with weather-resistant NetPlus® and 600-fill-power Recycled Down for warmth.
£280, eu.patagonia.com

Billabong 3mm Revolution – Split Toe Boots
Carbon Graphene 0.15 internal lining with an innovative new graphene coated yarn which traps and retains heat more efficiently for longer making it incredibly warm. £55, billabong.co.uk

Bradley LC6 Gladiator
A small wave, high performance shortboard, a step-up for the majority of decent surfers whose everyday conditions are punchy and up to head high.
£599, boardshop.co.uk

Rip Curl F-Light Trekker 50L Cordura Backpack Sustainable and built to last, this is an absolute go-to for everyday adventures. Tough Base protection, expandable base gear section, external insulated cooler pocket and more.
£129.99, ripcurl.eu

Rip Curl Search GPS Series 2 Watch
Track every wave, swell, wind and tide. With real-time surf conditions and GPS tracking. Sync to the Search GPS app to log, review and share your sessions. £249.99, shop.carvemag.com

Surf Ears 3.0
These waterproof ear plugs will protect your ears without affecting hearing and balance. Keeping water out to prevent ear inflammation and surfer’s ear. £44.95, shop.carvemag.com

Inland Sea, SeaBlend Tee
Inland Sea’s new SeaBlend tees are made from organic cotton and seaweed fibres which emit minerals and vitamins. Sustainable, silky smooth and amazing for your skin.
£34.99, inlandsea.co.uk

Northcore Waterproof Haul Bag
Ultra-tough, 100% waterproof and ready for anything. The Waterproof Haul Backpack is super comfortable, breathable and durable enough to take you from urban to off-grid.
£55, northcore-europe.com

dryrobe® Advance Long Sleeve 
A cold-weather surf essential. Get changed anywhere, whilst being protected from the elements by a durable waterproof outer and super-warm inner. Made with 100% recycled fabrics.
£160, dryrobe.com

Hydro Flask
Hydro Flask’s double wall vacuum insulated stainless steel bottles, mugs and tumblers guard the temperature of your drink. Water is kept fresh and cold and coffee steamy hot.
From £26.95, hydroflask.com

C-Skins Wired Boot
Revamped for winter 21, the Wired Boot now comes with a market-leading Halo X lining coupled with Duraflex neoprene, improved fusion-welded bridge strap and lockdown cuff.
From £43, c-skins.com

Indoboard Original Whale Shark Design
New ocean themed design that is donating 4% of each sale to Maldives Whale Shark Research Program which helps with important conservation of these endangered animals.
£170, indoboard.co.uk

Arbor Oso Foundation Cruiser
An 80’s inspired pool shape with a wider standing platform for cruising everything from sidewalks to transition.
£169.95, skatehut.co.uk

Mystic Deluxe Explore Poncho
Windproof and water repellent with snug fleece inner lining, a tough front zip closure, waterproof inside chest pocket and carseat protection fabric.
£94.95, mysticboarding.com

Vans 3mm Surf Boot 2 Hi V
Placing a premium on board feel and grip the Surf Boot 2 Hi V is the next generation of pure performance without sacrificing style. Crafted for comfort and performance.
£75, shop.carvemag.com

Après Surf Beers

Après Surf Beers

Summer Days

Carve Summer Beer Guide

There’s nothing better than grabbing a cold brewski after a balmy summer surf. On the beach with your toes in the sand or a sundowner in a beach bar, quench that post-surf thirst with one of these summer beers.

Corona
The UK’s most popular World Beer is now proudly brewed with 100% natural ingredients: Water, Barley, Hops, Maize. Beer carbonated before bottling.
Available from pubs and retail shops throughout the UK.

Ocean Beer
An award-winning premium craft beer range, which gives 100% of profits to ocean clean-ups and conservation. Made from natural, high-quality ingredients.
Available from oceanbeer.com

Offshore Pilsner, Sharp’s Brewery
Named after those perfect waves created when the wind turns Offshore, Offshore Pilsner from Sharp’s Brewery in North Cornwall is a crisp, refreshing Pilsner with citrus/herbal notes.
Available from pubs and shops throughout the UK.

Korev, St Austell Brewery
Brewed in a helles style at 4.8% with a clean, crisp taste, Korev comes in a handy 6-can fridge pack with 100% plastic-free packaging.
Available from Morrisons stores nationwide and select supermarkets across the South West

St. Ives Brewery
Brewing fine artisan beers for 10 years, the St. Ives brewery makes fruity IPAs and crisp golden lagers that are the core of this growing Cornish brewery.
Available from stives-brewery.co.uk

Tribute, St Austell Brewery
Tribute is an easy-drinking pale ale. The zesty orange and grapefruit flavours are balanced with biscuit malt for this classic.
Available from Tesco, Morrisons, Waitrose, Sainsbury’s, ASDA, Co-op

Jubel
Jubel’s Après Surf beers slide down dangerously easily after a day in the waves – juicy, refreshing and a sociable 4% ABV to fuel your summer sessions.
Available from jubelbeer.com OR Sainsbury’s and Waitrose stores nationwide.

Drovers Hazy Vermont Session IPA, Round Corner
A juicy, well-balanced session beer. Big on the dry hops to create a tropical citrus fruit bomb alongside a silky-smooth palate and balanced by a mellow bitterness.
Available from honestbrew.co.uk

Porthleven, Skinner’s Brewery
Skinner’s best-selling bottled ale is named after the buzzing little town of Porthleven, home to an iconic surf break that the Skinners family love! Available from skinnersbrewery.com, Cornish independent bottle shops and supermarkets across the South West.

The buying and consuming of alcohol is for 18+ only. Always drink responsibly and #DontDrinkAndDrown … avoid walking by or entering water when under the influence of alcohol.

Carve Summer Road Trip Guide

Carve Summer Road Trip Guide

If your local spot isn’t producing the goods, hop in the car and search further afield. Day trip, weekend away or off for a week, here’s some kit to bring with you for the search.

LifeJacket Sun Stick
LifeJacket Skin Protection’s SPF 50+ Mineral Sun Stick is a game-changer for surfing: wave-proof, heavy duty, non-greasy and reef-safe. Just swipe and go.
£15, lifejacketskinprotection.com

Yeti Hopper Flip 8 Soft Cooler
Tough as nails and it keeps things ice-cold, the Hopper features a wide opening for easy access and is compact for portability.
£199.99, downthelinesurf.co.uk

Northcore Car and Van Seat Cover
Designed for watersports and built to last. Resistant to water, mud, food, and anything else your adventures can throw at them. 
£29.99, northcore-europe.com

Qwetch Stainless Steel Bottle
A stainless steel bottle designed to keep your drinks warm for up to 12 hours and cold up to 24 hours.
£20, shop.carvemag.com

Dakine Tie Down 12ft Straps
A set of two 12-foot straps that make roof rack transportation a cinch. Feature the secure tightening of heavy-duty 1-inch cam buckles.
£19, shop.carvemag.com

Slowtide Microfibre Travel Towel
The ‘Cassidy’ is a lightweight, fast-drying towel that packs away neatly and helps maximise luggage space. 
£30, shop.carvemag.com

Eco Bamboo Travel Cup
Environmentally responsible reusable cup made with natural bamboo fibre. BPA and phthalate free, plus it’s super light, sturdy and fully dishwasher safe.
£12.95,  shop.carvemag.com

Northcore Waterproof Wetsuit Bag
Tough, waterproof bag for storing and carrying your wetsuit or wet gear.
£9.99, shop.carvemag.com

Rip Curl Boardshorts
The Mirage Owen Saltwater Culture boardshorts are made from Mirage Pro Eco fabric which provides all the stretch required but leaves the smallest eco-footprint.
£64.99, ripcurl.eu

Dry-Series Recycled Short Sleeve Changing Robe
Whether you’re changing on the beach, hanging around at an outdoor event or walking the dog, pack this mobile shelter against the wind, rain and cold.
£129.99 Adult / £119.99 Junior, robierobes.com

REEF Fanning Slide
REEF’s bestselling men’s shoe. Easy on, easy off, water-friendly, mega comfy and complete with the crucial built-in bottle opener.
£55, reef.eu

Base Tide Pro, Nixon
Made with recycled ocean plastics, the Base Tide Pro has pre-programmed tide info from 550 global beaches, is water-resistant and stays secure on your wrist.
£140, nixon.com/uk

dryrobe® Advance Long Sleeve
Dawn sessions to long summer nights, the dryrobe® Advance lets you get changed anywhere, whilst its weatherproof outer and super-warm inner protects you from the elements.
£150, dryrobe.com

Vissla, Ice Seas Cooler 24L Dry Backpack
24L dry backpack with an insulation purge valve to keep your liquids cool. Roll shut top and waterproof fabric and seems plus a bottle opener attachment.
£89, vissla.com

Vans x Wade Goodall Destruct SF Shoes
For those who don’t want to sacrifice style for performance and comfort, the Vans x Wade Goodall Destruct SF is functional, wearable, and with a bit of flare.
£70, vans.co.uk

The FoamLife TRAA
Made from recycled EVA, the FoamLife TRAA are the only choice for true après surf stoke. If they made your feet feel any better, they’d be illegal.
£24.99, thefoamlife.com

G-Shock G-lide GBX-100NS Watch
Featuring 200m water resistance and easy access surfer-essential tide time and level information with approximately 3,000 locations worldwide.
£159, g-shock.co.uk

Invent Sports Poncho and Changing Robe
Soft, large and comfortable with a warm twin-layer hood and large side pockets. No plastics or microfibres are used in the making of this towelling changing robe.
£75, inventsports.com