Surf

Soft Top & Foam Surfboard Guide: What to Know & Which to Buy in 2024
The Ultimate Guide to Soft Top & Foamie Surfboards

From seasoned surfers looking to get loose to first timers playing in white water, no surfer’s quiver is complete without a humble foamie

New Shoreside Cabanas Offer Sunsets & Solitude at Maine's Viewpoint Hotel
These Modern Seaside Cabanas Offer Sunsets & Solitude in Beautiful York, Maine

Minimal, inviting, with ocean vistas aplenty—a first hand look at the new York Beach property with rooms built into a coastal shore

"Hireth" Finds Empty Waves and Solitude In the Remote Scottish Isles
Finding Empty Waves and Beautiful Solitude in the Remote Scottish Isles

New short surf film by Finisterre sends surfers Mike Lay & Colin MaCleod in search of untouched waves and a deeper connection to their heritage

Behind the Scenes at the 2023 Vans Pipe Masters on Oahu's North Shore
Photo Essay: Behind the Scenes at the 2023 Vans Pipe Masters Surf Competition

35mm and medium format film photos from the legendary Hawaiian surf competition where the world's best surfers compete for $500k in cash—and glory

Searching for Surf and Safe Passage in the Gulf of Alaska
Photo Essay: Searching for Surf and Safe Passage in the Gulf of Alaska

A two-week boat trip through surfing's final frontier brings snow-capped mountains, icebergs and sea lions, hot springs and epic vistas

Nocs x Florence Collab Waterproof Binoculars for Wave Watching
Nocs & Florence Collaborate on Waterproof Binoculars for Wave Watching

Limited edition binocs equip surfers and wave watchers with high-quality optics, sealed in a rugged, hi-viz waterproof package

NICO Is a Design Concept That Combines Airbnb & Micro Hotel in Sayulita, MX
This Micro-Hospitality Concept in Sayulita Is a Hybrid Between an Airbnb and a Hotel

Five minutes from the central plaza and strong year-round surf, NICO relies on contextual design to secure its status as a traveler’s destination

The 10 Best Board Shorts for Men, According to Actual Surfers
The 10 Best Board Shorts for Men, According to Actual Surfers

Ideal for surfing, beaching, and transitioning through town, these board shorts will earn you chafe-free style points in and out of the water

The 10 Best Surf Bikinis & Swimsuits for Women, Tested
The 10 Best Women's Swimsuits Actually Designed for Surfing

Through trial and (a lot of) error, these are the best surf swimsuits that are comfortable, flattering, and actually stay on your body

New York City Surfing: A Comprehensive Guide for Locals & Tourists Alike
Yes There's Surf in New York City: Here's Everything You Need to Know About It

A generous guide for lifelong waterman and beginner surfers alike, including where to go, what to ride, and what seasons to plan on paddling out

"To Be Frank" Celebrates Those Who Hold Surfer Communities Together
How One Man Became the Heart and Soul of a California Surf Micro-Community

The 11-minute short film explores the authentic and positive spirit of 73-year-old Frank Paine, a legend at the center of Hermosa Beach's surf scene

The Vans Duct Tape Celebrates Creativity & Surf Culture in Brazil
The Vans Duct Tape Invitational Celebrates Self Expression & Surf Culture in Brazil

Film photos from Rio De Janeiro's first Joel Tudor Duct Tape Invitational, where 32 of the world's best longboarders compete for the waves and style