stuff we drool about

GNARALOO INFLATABLE SUP

Stand up paddle boarding is great, the problem is, the board is to bulky and heavy to carry, plus it is difficult to store. The Gnaraloo Inflatable SUP offers a convenient and portable solution, it comes in a storage backpack equipped with waist strap for hiking, it includes the board, a lightweight 2-piece aluminum paddle, and hand pump with gauge...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

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

CURVE SURFBOARD SLING

The Sling from Curve, is an accessory designed to "grab" your board through an extremely simple carry system via a shoulder strap. Several comfortable padded fittings help transporting and handling of the board. It will protect the rails when the board is on the ground. It also features a large pocket to carry accessories....read more

UNDERWATER HD WIDE ANGLE VIDEO MASK | BY LIQUID IMAGE

If you are a keen diver you´ll want one of these, the Liquid Image Scuba Series HD 720p Wide Angle Video Mask, allows you to dive hands free, it´s the only dive mask capable of capturing High Definition 720P digital video and take 5.0 MP still images. The camera operates with 4 x AAA batteries and comes with a 2GB micro SD card (it can expand up to...read more
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Editors Pick

JAN 2016 FINDS ON AMAZON

We are back this year with some new fresh finds on Amazon. 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 below....
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Editors Pick

PICO BALLPOINT PEN

The beautiful Pico Ballpoint Pen, is a multiple award wining design by Lamy. The compact and handy instrument transforms to a full-grown ballpoint pen thanks to its sophisticated push mechanism. The innovative pocket pen extends at the press of a finger from 9cm(3.5 inches) to 12cm(4.7inches), and with a smooth, rounded design, it is great for writing, twirling, and showing off. Learn more from Lamy, or...
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MECHANIC SHIRT

The Mechanic Shirt by Taylor Stitch is an essential item for every handyman´s wardrobe. This understated shirt isn’t afraid of a little elbow grease, it is built with 7 oz. sanded canvas, a long lasting material that only gets better with age. The heavy duty shirt features a tailored fit, powder coated aluminum buttons, and is situated between everyday wear a...