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what surfboard is best for beginners
There are plenty of different shapes and sizes when it comes to surfboards, some are big and bulky with only one fin, and others are tiny with sharp edges and 5 fins. Why are there so many different shapes? How do you know when to use what board? When you’re starting your surfing journey, this...
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Skeleton Bay Namibia Surfing
These days Skeleton Bay doesn’t require a formal introduction any more. Most wave riders that love getting barrelled are familiar with this wave and what it can do. You have seen the videos of Koa Smith screaming like he is loosing his mind after spending a good half minute in the pit. There are plenty...
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jeffreys-bay
Been a while since your last surf trip? If so, you may be wondering where to spend your next holiday or vacation. For those looking for a beautiful holiday destination, in addition to a stunningly gorgeous location, you should definitely consider Jeffrey’s Bay! Jeffrey’s Bay (also lovingly known as J-Bay), is situated in South Africa’s...
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learn to surf
Why Cape Town, South Africa is the Ultimate Learn to Surf Destination It’s 2020, and if you still haven’t learn to surf. It’s high time you learnt something new, don’t you think? Surfing is one of those sports that are challenging but at the same time, the most fun.  Surfing is not just a fun...
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surf forecast websites
Our Favourite Surf Forecast Websites Gone are the days when surfing enthusiasts had to inquire about surf forecasts on the telephone. Today, thanks to the advent of technology and the internet, learning about surfing conditions has become a breeze; courtesy of surf forecast websites available on the web. There are a plethora of sweet surf...
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surf spot guide
There’s no denying it – Africa offers some of the best surf spots in the world. The Best Places to Surf in South Africa South Africa Surf Tours is based in the Overberg, in the Western Cape region of South Africa. Our guided surf trips and bodyboard holidays extend all along the African coast from...
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surfing terms sa
Brush up on your ‘Saffa’ Surfing Terms and Surfer Lingo We’ve had the privilege of showing surfers from other parts of the world our slice of surfing heaven for a while now. It’s been a heck of a good time. One of the things our guests comment on or ask about regularly is the South...
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uncrowded surf destinations
The Best Surf Trips Off The Beaten Path Tired of Crowds? Your local beach is becoming more crowded than ever before, with grommies inside every wave, paddling circles around you. Sound familiar? Your day-dreaming mind wonders to a completely uncrowded surf spot with just you and a couple of your mates out, scoring endless pits...
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intermediate surf trips
Our local resident surf guide, Ruan de Bruin (or Ru for short), explains why South Africa is the ultimate surfing destination for your next surf trip as an intermediate surfer.
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surfing history
Surfing History of South Africa Ever wondered about the history of surfing in South Africa? It’s got to be an interesting story, right? Right! Saffas have been pushing surfing boundaries since 1910, and continue to impact the international surfing scene today. Our team put together a quick glimpse down memory lane to see how the...
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