Surfing: there are great Christmas gifts for passionate surfers

Offering the perfect Christmas surfing gift to an ardent surfer will certainly surprise him/her. From surf watches and surf books, to traction pads and surfboard racks, SurferToday helps you pick the right... Christmas smile.


It's cold outside. It's almost time to open the presents. Merry Christmas! You've just surprised someone with a fantastic surfing gift, without calling Santa Claus.

So, what are surfers looking for? Is there a magical surprise? Yes. Our panel of passionate surfers has taken time to select the best Christmas surfing gifts ever.

Here's what we would love to get from those we love. Enjoy Christmas!

Rip Curl Mick Fanning Trestles Pro

Rip Curl Mick Fanning Trestles Pro

The best value for money surf watch.
Electronically stored tide charts for 500 preset locations worldwide. Pre-programmed sunrise and sunset times.
A watch for surfing and for life.

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FCS Truster Fins

FCS Thruster Fins

FCS has been developing high-performance surfboard fins. These thruster setups are aimed at intermediate surfers wanting to improve their skills in the water.

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GoPro Hero3+

GoPro HD Hero 3+

Capture and share your life's most meaningful experiences with the Hero3+ Black Edition. 20% smaller and lighter than its best-selling predecessor. Combined with 30% longer battery life, faster built-in Wi-Fi and a sharper lens.

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Quiksilver Boardshorts

Quiksilver Boardshorts

Quiksilver has been making the most comfortable boardshorts in the world. Innovative water repellent systems and ultra-stretch characteristics make them a pleasure to use.

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Encyclopedia of Surfing

The Encyclopedia of Surfing

With 1,500 alphabetical entries and 300 illustrations, "The Encyclopedia of Surfing" is the most comprehensive review of the people, places, events, equipment, vernacular, and lively history of the sport.

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Skullcandy Hesh 2 Headphones

Skullcandy Hesh 2 Headphones

A streamlined design for powerful acoustics and lasting comfort. Skullcandy's Hesh 2.0 headphones offer a leather touch ear pillows and strong, sturdy construction make for a robust finish.

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The World Stormrider Guide

The World Stormrider Guide

Information on where and when to surf, plus pollution, erosion, hazards, and access are covered in all the guides (1, 2 and 3), together with surf culture illuminating the history, surf media, contests and localism of the best surf spots around the world.

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O'Neill Psychofreak

O'Neill Psychofreak

O'Neill have lavished the Psychofreak with their exclusive TechnoButter Air neoprene which is now lighter, more insulating and faster drying than ever before. The perfect winter wetsuit.

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The Endless Summer I, II


The Endless Summer I, II

The greatest surf movies ever made. Filmmaker Bruce Brown takes some of the best surfers to the ultimate surf spots of the world. Two movies released in 1966 and in 1994. A must have.

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Dakine Bruce Irons Traction Pad

Dakine Bruce Irons Traction Pad

Never lose the grip with Dakine's specially formulated EVA foam, with a stout 25mm of rolled tail kick, that will keep you dug in your sweet spot through the most critical wave sections.

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The Birth of Surf I, II

The Birth of Surf I, II

"The Birth Of Surf" traces the evolution of instrumental surf music from its rock'n'roll roots through to the minor classics and big surf hits of its peak year in 1963.
The best surf music compilation of all time.

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Ding Repair Kit

Ding Repair Kit

Includes everything needed to fix small and medium sized board dings, quick and permanently. Kit uses ultra clear resin and hardener, eliminating the eyesore of a yellow repair on a white board.

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Surfer Magazine

Surfer Magazine Subscription

One of the most important surf magazines in the world. Founded by John Severson, in 1959, as a program to accompany his yearly surf films.
Offer a Surfer Magazine subscription.

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Surfboard Car Racks

Surfboard Car Rack

No rain gutters needed. Racks wrap through vehicle, greatly increasing the security of your boards. Securely carries up to six boards. Comes with convenient carry bag.

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Surfboard Bike Racks

Surfboard Bike Rack

One of the most popular surfboard bike racks. Mount right to your frame. They are super stable with all type of boards. Foam padding on the tubes prevents cracks and ding repairs.

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Surfboard Wall Racks

Surfboard Wall Rack

Made for the everyday surfer who wants easy on/off access to hit the waves and store the board making it look like art. Includes two racks per set, two anti-slip pegs, mounting screws, and instructions.

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FCS Poncho

FCS Poncho

Now you can get into or out of your surf and swimwear discreetly. FCS Poncho is a plush towel poncho to make changing in public places cozy and easy.

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Kelly Slater's Pro Surfer

Kelly Slater's Pro Surfer PS2

The last greatest surfing game released for a gaming console. If you still own a PS2, it's the best way of spending stoked times in the couch. A surfing gem.

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