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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…

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

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…

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Red Paddle Co Titan Pump

Red Paddle Co Titan Pump Red Paddle Co are the industry leaders and fantastic innovators when it comes to new technologies aiding and improving our paddling experience. Last year saw the birth of the patented Rocker Stiffening System (RSS) on certain Red Paddle Co inflatable SUPs. This increases rigidity by up to 40%. It works by inserting…

Correct SUP Paddle Height
January 27 2015 Categories: Tips and Tricks

7 Tips For Stand Up Paddle Boarding

SUP Tip 1: Seek advice before buying Before buying a stand up paddle board, seek advice from a qualified person. It is important that you purchase the right SUP for you, it needs to be suitable for the water conditions that you are going to be using it on most and you need to feel…

August 26 2014 Categories: News, Our News, Photos, Products, Tips and Tricks

Oops . . . When Surfboard Repair Goes Wrong

Occasionally we have customers bringing boards in for repair, mentioning that it has previously been repaired but is now “leaking” We had one such case recently, with a centre fin box looking a bit suspicious. Here’s what we found upon investigation:       Unfortunately, this accident can (and does) happen quite easily. The board…

January 29 2013 Categories: News, Our News, Photos, Products, Tips and Tricks, Videos

How to Time a Rock Jump

These un-favourable winds and large swells we are having at the moment may force you to find some shelter if you are looking for a wave. These waves could be in hard to reach places. This is a common problem with certain breaks and when the access is bad, you may have to enter and…

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