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Injury Prevention In Surfing

A simple guide to avoid having to surrender to those inconvenient aches and pains… We’ve all had that feeling after a solid 3-hour surf, or even more rare- multiple surfs in a day. That ache which makes you doubt your capability to lift your pint to your face. That is commonly known as muscular fatigue…

July 4 2018 Categories: Products, Tips and Tricks

What is the next step from a minimal surfboard

When you are starting to make some real progress on your entry level minimal surfboard, what would be your next step? A high volume shortboard with be he ideal progression giving you more performance than a minimal, yet remaining more stable and more forgiving what an ultra thin performance shortboard. These boards are the ideal ‘next…

June 25 2018 Categories: Product Reviews, Tips and Tricks

Clean surfboard shaping stages

Surfboard shaping doesn’t have to be a messy process, here’s a little clip on the one of the cleanest shaping processes I’ve seen. This video also follows Jason Frost as he walks through each of the surfboard shaping stages. To keep it simple, there are really are four main stages to shaping: Shaping of the…

June 14 2018 Categories: Tips and Tricks, Videos

Beginner’s Fin Guide: How to Choose Size, Shape and Construction

The shape and size of your fins can make all the difference when trying to progress to that next level. If you’re just getting in to surfing, your first priority is to be on a board that’s right for you. See our guide to Mini Mals, here: Why a Mini Mal surfboard is ideal for…

March 14 2018 Categories: Tips and Tricks, Uncategorized

Why a Minimal Surfboard is the Ideal Beginner’s Board

A minimal surfboard is perfect for those learning to surf, as it carries enough volume and float making it easier to catch waves. It is also more stable when popping up on to your feet and riding a wave. In order to catch a wave, you’ll need to paddle about the same speed than that wave…

March 17 2016 Categories: Tips and Tricks

Pickle Wax Remover

Pickle Wax Remover | The Verdict

For me, removing wax from a surfboard was always a messy affair, and fairly lengthy. I would use hot water from the kettle and a wax comb to get the majority of the wax off. Then use a cloth doused with white spirt to clean the board up. This did leave me with a clean, shiny…

February 22 2016 Categories: Product Reviews, Products, Tips and Tricks

The Score | How Yoga Has Helped Me

As an ex-rugby player, I have numerous, old injuries and I have found in later life that these combined with poor flexibility has affected my surfing. Until recently, a one hour surf would be followed by aches and pains and often a visit to the physio. An MRI scan showed that I had broken a…

February 4 2016 Categories: News, Photos, Tips and Tricks

Surfboard-Wax-Temperature-Guide

Surf Wax Temperature Guide

Surf Wax Temperature Guide This can be a daunting site when you walk in to a surf shop – asking for a block of wax only to be pointed in the direction of a small mountain of wax in all shapes, sizes and colours. Choosing the right wax and waxing your board isn’t be a difficult…

December 14 2015 Categories: Gift Guide, Products, Tips and Tricks

Wetsuit Shampoo

What To Do With Your Winter Wetsuit – Wetsuit Shampoo

We are fast approaching that time of the year where we are changing from our winter wetsuits to summer wetsuits. On-line and in-store winter wetsuits are coming on sale. At Triocean our full range of summer wetsuits are on the shelves; Triocean Surf’s Tom has even been seen out surfing in his 2 mm short…

May 26 2015 Categories: Product Reviews, Tips and Tricks

Surfboard-Shaping-with-Many-Returns

Surfboard Shaping with Many Returns | Triocean Surf

Surfboard Shaping with Many Returns Surfboard shaping is an art form and not many surfboard manufacturers can honestly say that that they are involved in every step – start to finish. Dave Farrow, of Many Returns Surfboards in Newquay is one of these few people and is proud to shape boards that work, and are…

February 24 2015 Categories: News, Products, Tips and Tricks, Videos

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