The Surfing Christmas Gift Guide for 2018: find the best Christmas presents for surfers | Photo: Shutterstock

Christmas is the perfect time to celebrate family life, friendship, and love.

And it is also a special occasion for any surfer. Whether it's cold or warm, rainy, sunny or snowy, the beach is one of the best places for wave rider to spend his or her free time.

And surfers sure know how to get the most out of their time in the water, even in cold water environments.

The holiday season is also the quintessential opportunity for you to spend time finding gifts that will make a surfer radiant and delighted.

We all know surfers have exquisite tastes. They're in constant need of unique gear items for very specific in and out of the water purposes.

But there's no need to stress. We've got you covered. The team at SurferToday curated a surf-driven range of present and gift ideas for the modern surfer.

You'll find boardshorts, fins, sunglasses, wetsuits, footwear, apparel, accessories, board covers, leashes, racks, watches, and innovative surf-related product that will surprise and impress any surfer.

This year's Surfing Christmas Gift Guide for 2018 has what it takes to make young children, teenagers, adults, and all of your loved ones truly happy.

Enjoy the holiday season. Share the surfing spirit and spread the Aloha. Browse our wide selection of saltwater Christmas gifts for him and her.

 

Slowtide Waimea Beach Towel

Slowtide Waimea Beach Towel

Probably one of the coolest beach towel in the world. The Slowtide Waimea Beach towel features an ultra soft and absorbent cotton velour that will seduce the skin of all surfers.

Buy: Amazon.com

 

Apple Watch Series 4

Apple Watch Series 4

The world's best smartwatch for surfers. The Apple Watch is a portable surf forecasting computer that also tracks your waves thanks to its built-in GPS.

Buy: Amazon.com

 

The Ultimate Summer Bruce Brown Surf Collection DVD

The Ultimate Summer Bruce Brown Surf Collection DVD

Bruce Brown is probably the most famous surf filmmaker of all time. This DVD collection includes eight classics: The Endless Summer (digitally re-mastered), The Endless Summer II, Barefoot Adventure, Surf Crazy, Surfin' Shorts, Slippery When Wet, Surfing Hollow Days, and Waterlogged.

Buy: Amazon.com

 

HexaTraction Grip

HexaTraction Grip

HexaTraction Grip is a revolutionary, easy to install, surfboard grip and traction system that represents an alternative to wax. It works on any board and is non-aggressive to your skin.

Buy: Amazon.com

 

SurfEars 2.0

SurfEars 2.0

Exostosis, also known as Surfer's Ear, is an increasingly common complication. The best way to avoid surgery is by protecting ears from cold wind and water.

Buy: Amazon.com

 

O'Neill Hyperfreak S-Seam Boardshorts

O'Neill Hyperfreak S-Seam Boardshorts

O'Neill makes super comfortable boardshorts for surfing. This model features a 21-inch outseam, and its ultra-soft and flexible thread eliminates abrasion and chafing.

Buy: Amazon.com

 

SereneLife Inflatable SUP

SereneLife Inflatable SUP

This all-around 10' inflatable stand-up paddleboard offers superior maneuverability and is ready to take anyone on a pleasant ride across the lake, ocean or river.

Buy: Amazon.com

 

Sector 9 Lookout Longboard Skateboard

Sector 9 Lookout Longboard Skateboard

A longboard that will allow any surfer to ride the asphalt when the ocean's flat. This vertically laminated bamboo skateboard offers excellent flexibility and stability.

Buy: Amazon.com

 

Vertra SPF 35 Sunscreen Face Stick

Vertra SPF 35 Sunscreen Face Stick

Whether it's summer or winter, it's always important to protect a surfer's skin with a quality sunscreen. The Hawaiian Lifeguard Association endorses Vertra.

Buy: Amazon.com

 

Hound of the Sea

Hound of the Sea

As a child of hippy parents, Garrett McNamara has never lived his life like the majority of people. But the big wave surfer became a well-respected athlete and a world record holder. His life story is unbelievable.

Buy: Amazon.com

 

Skullcandy Icon Wireless Headphones

Skullcandy Icon Wireless Headphones

The most popular action sports headphone in the world is back and without wires. The new Skullcandy Icon Wireless features Bluetooth technology and single-button control. Play music and answer calls. A super comfortable pick with 10 hours of autonomy. It's the return of a classic.

Buy: Skullcandy.com

 

Dakine John John Florence Kainui Surf Leash

Dakine John John Florence Kainui Surf Leash

A surf leash that offers the security a surfer needs in double overhead to triple overhead surf. Constructed of the highest quality urethane Dura-Cord.

Buy: Amazon.com

 

Hokusai's The Great Wave Jigsaw Puzzle

Hokusai's The Great Wave Jigsaw Puzzle

A beautiful 1000-piece jigsaw puzzle featuring the famous woodblock print by the Japanese artist Katsushika Hokusai. The perfect inspiration for the surfing season.

Buy: Amazon.com

 

Catch Surf Beater

Catch Surf Beater Board

There's nothing like a finless foam surfboard to beat the black ball flag and have fun in ankle-to-head-high surf. The Beater is unbeatable.

Buy: Amazon.com

 

RVCA All The Way Trucker Hat

RVCA All The Way Trucker Hat

A stylish premium hat with clean lines backed by RVCA embroidery. Features an adjustable closure, and can be hand washed.

Buy: Amazon.com

 

Quiksilver 1969 Special Backpack

Quiksilver 1969 Special Backpack

This gorgeous 28-liter backpack is made from durable polyester, and features two large zipped compartments, extra pockets for sunglasses and wax, and even a laptop sleeve.

Buy: Amazon.com

 

Ding All Standard Repair Kit

Ding All Standard Repair Kit

A surfboard repair kit that allows surfers to make professional ding fixes. The kit comes with resin, fiberglass cloth, a sanding pad, cup and mixing sticks, and a cover sheet.

Buy: Amazon.com

 

Rip Curl Flash Bomb 4/3 Zip Free

Rip Curl Flash Bomb 4/3 Zip Free Wetsuit

A high-performance wetsuit that will keep any surfer warm in cool-to-cold waters. This model has a larger opening to allow for easier entry and exit.

Buy: Amazon.com

 

Astrodeck 123 Nathan Fletcher Traction Pad

Astrodeck 123 Nathan Fletcher Traction Pad

A super grippy three-piece traction pad that will help keep the surfer's back foot planted event in the harshest conditions.

Buy: Amazon.com

 

GoPro HERO7 Black

GoPro HERO7 Black

The world's greatest waterproof surf camera allows wave riders to shoot insanely smooth video but also features time lapse, live stream, and HDR photo resolution.

Buy: Amazon.com

 

FCS II Mick Fanning Fins

FCS II Mick Fanning Fins

A thruster setup tested and approved by Mick Fanning. A model for power surfers who ride open face, down-the-line waves.

Buy: Amazon.com

 

Billabong Hippie Hooray Swimsuit

Billabong Hippie Hooray Swimsuit

A stunning crochet one-piece swimsuit with criss-cross back adjustable straps that will fit any surfer girl's style. Available in 11 colors.

Buy: Amazon.com

 

Surf Trip Map

Surf Trip Map

A fantastic colored surf map (38"x22" or 97,5x56 cm) with over 1,000 dream surf spots, and information on wave quality, water temperature, peak season, etc. It will look good in any room, or office.

Buy: Amazon.com

 

Reef Mick Fanning Sandals

Reef Mick Fanning Sandals

The original Mick Fanning sandals will keep a surfer's feet comfy all the time, and even feature a hidden bottle opener.

Buy: Amazon.com

 

Von Zipper Dipstick Polarized

Von Zipper Dipstick Polarized

A corrosion-free model handmade in Italy. Its impact-resistant polycarbonate polarized lenses will defend the surfer's eyes with 100 percent UV protection.

Buy: Amazon.com

 

Flexi-Hex

Flexi-Hex

A revolutionary and environmentally friendly cardboard packaging solution for surfboards. It's easy to assemble, space saving, and adapts to all sizes of boards.

Buy: Amazon.com

 

Be Unstoppable: The Art of Never Giving Up

Be Unstoppable: The Art of Never Giving Up

Pro surfer, shark attack survivor, hero and author Bethany Hamilton is back with a message of female empowerment and never giving up.

Buy: Amazon.com

 

Cor Surf Surfboard Stand

Cor Surf Surfboard Stand

A smart and functional way of storing a surfboard in the upright position. This stand is capable of holding any board size and does not require the board to have a center fin.

Buy: Amazon.com

 

Tavarua: The Surfing Board Game

Tavarua: The Surfing Board Game

Tavarua is surfing board game that invites surfers to compete in surf contest and win the grand trophy. It can be played by one to six players at a time.

Buy: Amazon.com

 

FCS Change Mat/Wet Bag

FCS Change Mat/Wet Bag

A durable and practical polyester mat that will help a surfer change in and out of the wetsuit. Also features barrel lock drawstring fasteners.

Buy: Amazon.com

 

Culprit Surfboard Sock

Culprit Surfboard Sock

A surfboard cover that protects the sock from fin damage and doubles up as useful velcro sealable storage pocket for your surf accessories or other essentials.

Buy: Amazon.com

 

Malo'o DryRack

Malo'o DryRack

A smart, portable rack for drying your wetsuit, rashguard, towel, and boardshorts. It slides over a vehicle's side mirror for easy mounting.

Buy: Amazon.com

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