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February 28 2020 Categories: Products, Tips and Tricks

Triocean’s Surf Travel Essentials

Throughout the years, the Triocean Team have been fortunate enough to visit many a foreign shore. In that time, we’ve picked up a few tips and tricks in our packing list, that have been vital to a fully functioning surf trip. With many incredible surf destinations being more accessible than ever, increasing amounts of people…

January 30 2020 Categories: Products, Tips and Tricks

Surfers Ear: What? How? Why?

You may have heard the term ‘Surfers Ear’ increasingly thrown around lately. You may even have it and not know it, but what exactly is it? Surfers ear; or Exostosis as it is known medically, is a boney growth that forms in the ear canal. This is most often caused by cold water and wind…

December 21 2019 Categories: Tips and Tricks

DryRobe Presents – Ross Edgley’s Cold Water Swimming Tips

With open water swimming becoming more popular by the day, DryRobe have provided us with some tips and tricks on swimming in cold water, courtesy of the machine that is Ross Edgeley. Click here to see the article.

November 22 2019 Categories: Tips and Tricks

Leash String Do’s and Dont’s

It may sound simple, but people still get this wrong. You suffer a heavy wipe out, get dragged along ankle first, then you surface and… your board has been cheese wired by your own leggy string. We have this repair come up so often, this blog will probably lose us business – but it’ll save…

March 29 2019 Categories: Products, Stand Up Paddle Boarding, Tips and Tricks

Triocean Hire Equipment

Now that spring has sprung, with the summer following soon after, we’re coming into our busy period here at Triocean Surf. In light of this, our hire boards and kayaks emerge from their wintry slumber. We have a range of surfboards, stand up paddle boards, kayaks and bodyboards for hire. So if you’re in need…

July 4 2018 Categories: Products, Tips and Tricks

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…

June 25 2018 Categories: Product Reviews, 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 14 2018 Categories: Tips and Tricks, Videos

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…

March 14 2018 Categories: Tips and Tricks, Uncategorized

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 17 2016 Categories: Tips and Tricks

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…

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

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 4 2016 Categories: News, Photos, 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…

Surfboard-Wax-Temperature-Guide
December 14 2015 Categories: Gift Guide, Products, Tips and Tricks

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…

Wetsuit Shampoo
May 26 2015 Categories: Product Reviews, Tips and Tricks

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…

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