stuff we drool about

Maria Riding Company Surfboards

We recently featured a great looking custom BMW motorbike by Maria Riding Company, a workshop in Lisbon - Portugal. After snooping around their website we found out they also create beautifully designed surfboards shaped by renowned board shaper Nick Uricchio. The boards are real works of art, designed to combine the old spirit look with the modern...read more

Jetsurf

Created and designed by Martin Sula, a Formula 1 engineer from the Czech Republic, Jetsurf  is a jet propelled surfboard; it is a cross between a surf board and a jet-ski and is capable of speeds up to 40mph(58km/h) and has a range of up to 45 miles(75km) or 1.5 hours on a full tank. The carbon fibre craft is packed with a two-stroke 100cc eng...read more

Surfing Gear

If you´re an avid surfer this week´s roundup is for you. We gathered a list of useful products that might come in handy on your next surf trip. Gear to help carry your board to the beach, gear to help your performance, gear to help you record every move, even shark deterrent gear! Check out product details and more photos after the jump....read more

Nocqua 2000 | Led Light System

If you´re a fan of Kayaking or SUP boards you can now take your paddling to a new extreme - night paddling! Nocqua Adventure Gear are selling a set of two waterproof LED light bars that connect via a track system and proprietary harness to your water vehicle of choice. They are powered by a small 12V rechargeable water resistant lithium-ion battery...read more

Kokatat Life Vests

Kokatat us the leading US manufacturer of technical apparel and accessories for water sports. Kokatat Life Vests combine functionality and comfort, they feature a low profile, but have a high floatation quotient, perfect for all paddling sports. You can choose from vests for the recreational paddler, expert paddler or for the professional sea kayak...read more

Waterproof Arm Pack | By Overboard

Recently we featured Overboard´s 100% waterproof backpacks, ideal for water sports and outdoor adventures. But what if you don´t carry that much gear? Check out Overboard´s Pro-Sports Waterproof Arm Pack, the ideal solution for carrying your phone and other small items like cash, car keys, credit cards while out on the water. The dry bag is 100% wa...read more

Surfboard Bike Rack | By Carver Racks

If you surf and live close to the beach this might be something of your interest, the Surfboard Bike Rack is a great accessory for your bike that helps you cruise to the beach with your surf gear. The rack fits almost any bicycle and carries one surfboard in a side saddle fashion. Check out the full collection at Carver Surf Racks or pick them up f...read more

Mccallum Surfboards

Jeff McCallum hand-shapes surfboards that are beautiful works of art. McCallum Surfboards have gained an international reputation in the community for lovers of beautiful boards outside the norm. Influenced by top shapers such as Chris Christenson, Skip Frye, William Riedel, Larry Crow, Bob Simmons and George Greenough, Jeff manufactures by hand al...read more

Self-inflating Vest | By Patagonia

Patagonia have published information on the development of a new self-inflating vest. Following the footsteps of Billabong´s Floatation Wetsuit, Patagonia have developed a lifejacket style design that is light weight and can be worn under any wetsuit. At the right moment pulling the cord and filling the chamber with CO2 from the removable cartridge...read more

Ahua Surfboards

AHUA is a Portuguese startup, they make beautifully crafted Alaia Surfboards. Alaia is a thin, round-nosed, square-tailed surfboard ridden in pre-20th century Hawaii. The most distinguishing characteristic in relation to modern surfboards is the fact that Alaia boards have no fins, which allows a new sense of freedom on the wave. These boards creat...read more

Garmin Swim

Designed for swimmers, the Gramin Swim watch records all data necessary for swimming training. The swimmer can keep focused on the workout and technique, the watch does the rest. It calculates speed, the number of lengths, calories burned, the efficiency, stroke count and type of stroke practiced. With all this data stored, Garmin Swim is capable o...read more

Powerbreather Snorkel

The Powerbreather is a breathing system (based on the concept of a sealed snorkel) and developed in Germany. The system uses a patented air flow pumped by a valve mechanism. The Powerbreather allows only air to pass through the pipe leading to the mouth of a swimmer. The Powerbreather avoids strain on the neck muscles, which is usually done by turn...read more

Spinlock Auto-inflating Life Jacket

The Spinlock Auto-inflating life jacket is a great alternative to the common bulky life jackets. The vest provides maximum freedom of movement while providing the security and comfortable fit demanded by todays sailors. It features an automatic inflation system and a interlock bladder preventing channeling of water into the face when inflated and r...read more

Wavejet

We already showed you the wavejet surfboard back when they were announced(last year). Now, the revolutionary propulsion system is available for preorder in a number of new surfboard styles. The propulsion pod can also be preordered separate from the wavejet surfboard to be custom fit into any surfboard, stand up paddle board, boogie board, kayak, o...read more

Meyerhoffer Surfboards

Thomas Meyerhoffer is a Swedish industrial designer based in California, he has worked for apple, Smith and Scott, among others. Meyerhoffer is also a very passionate surfer, so it wasn´t   surprising that he adapted his designer thoughts into surf, creating a line of surfboards with a unique design that dramatically challenges the con...read more

Paddle And Surfboard Trailer

Mule Transport Products have invented a trailer, to carry your surfgear, composed of a nose and tail piece connected together with a durable clip and cinch down. The Mule is a unique way to transport your shortboard, longboard, or Stand up Paddle board, you can walk with the trailer or pull it behind your bicycle. It installs and breaks down in sec...read more

Billabong V1 Big Wave Floatation Wetsuit

In 2010 big wave surfer Shane Dorian took the worst wipeout of his life whilst surfing Mavericks, California. After almost drowning he came up with the idea to incorporate an air bladder into a wetsuit. Shane contacted Billabong and straight away they started working on the life saving device. The suit has a back-mounted air bladder and a carbon-di...read more
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Gifts for Dad on Huckberry

To help you find a Father’s Day gift that will really bring a smile to his face, we’ve once again teamed up with our friends at Huckberry to create an awesome Father’s Day gift roundup. If you’re stuck for inspiration, don’t worry, there’s something to suit a range of budgets too, whether you’re splashing the cash or seeking something great that won’t break the ban...
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Jerry Can Bar Cabinet

The cool Jerry Can Bar Cabinet is a new product that gives an old iconic object a new, and dare we say, more meaningful life. So this Danish company takes old world war II Jerry cans, sandblasts them to get rid of the old paint and maybe some rust that could have been settling in, then restore them, powder coat them, and trim them exquisitely making magic by installing a luxuriou...
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May 2016 Finds On Amazon

Amazon does indeed have all sorts of nice stuff, once again we are here to help you find it. This week we have found some more cool, beautiful and functional products buried deep in Amazon´s massive catalog. We showcase a list of products that caught our attention, either for their great discount price, for their great customer ratings, or simply because they are pretty goddamn awesome. Product details after the j...