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  • Johnny

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    July 11, 2020 at 5:35 pm

    Hey ! any recommendation of what type of surf board to get for beginners? Like the volume and thickness ? Thanks !

  • Sebastian

    Member
    June 9, 2021 at 10:08 pm

    I started on a 75l foamy from decathlon. It is super cheap, last a bit and you can start with it. get out more often then renting one.
    after beeing able to catch whites easily i switched to a 7’9” with around 63l and then a 7’6” with 50 l volume. currently, 1,5-2 yrs after starting i ride a 6’2” performance grovler with 42,2 l.

    in general rather start with more foam. you will catch more waves

  • Naomi Bishop

    Administrator
    June 14, 2021 at 3:00 pm

    Hey Johnny

    Make sure you look for a foam board with enough float for your weight. Here are a couple I would highly recommend:

    If you cannot find these where you live, try something similar. 8ft in these models are what I would recommend to you but if you are on the bigger side you can go for the 9ft too:

    https://softechsoftboards.eu/products/roller?variant=19603265093732

    https://catchsurf.com/collections/odysea/products/log?variant=39258802356322

    The aim of the game at the start is to catch as many waves as possible and more foam enables you to do so!

    Don’t hesitate to send me a link of a board if you’re not too sure about it and I will give you my opinion.

    Naomi

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