The Summer Surf Gear Guide 2016

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The Summer Surf Gear Guide 2016: find everything you need to score the waves of a lifetime | Photo: Shutterstock

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Once again, we've curated the best surf accessories for the ultimate summer ride. Enjoy our Summer Surf Gear Guide 2016.

Get all the gear and apparel you need to surf through summer. The Summer Surf Gear Guide 2016 will get you ready to ride the best waves of your life, wherever you are, wherever you go.

There is nothing like summer. With its endless days, gentle waves, and dreamy sunsets, summer is the perfect season for surfing and surfers. It's finally time to plan a perfect surf trip, and enjoy the longest days of the year where you truly belong: in the ocean.

We curated this summer's best surf accessories to make sure you'll have the surfing experience of your dreams with all your needs rightfully covered, whether you are a beginner or a seasoned pro.

Wetsuits, wax, leashes, watches, surf gadgets, surf books, sunglasses, boardshorts, footwear, and plenty of useful surf-related goods were carefully selected by SurferToday's panel of experts and passionate surfers.

The Summer Surf Gear Guide 2016 was specially designed for you. Because we care, and because we're in love with surfing. Enjoy your summer holidays, with your feet on your board and your heart in tune with the rhythm of the waves.

 

Surf Is Where You Find It

Surf Is Where You Find It

Gerry Lopez needs no introduction. The Hawaiian legend shares 38 surfing stories with lessons he learned while riding through life and waves.

 

Casio G-Shock G-Lide

Casio G-Shock G-Lide

Check the tides, and hit the surf only when it's time. A surf watch that is ready for the modern day surfer.

 

Vertra Face Stick SPF 50+ Translucent

Vertra Face Stick SPF 50+ Translucent

UV rays are one of the worst enemies of surfers. Protect your skin with a formula that is water resistant, and glides on smoothly into the skin.

 

Reef Fanning Sandals

Reef Fanning Sandals

Reef has been making high-quality sandals for decades. The Fanning model features a contoured injection molded EVA footbed with anatomical arch support.

 

Mouth Mount for GoPro

Mouth Mount for GoPro

Capture the perfect point-of-view angle with the best mouth mount for GoPro surf cameras, and share the footage with your friends.

 

WeatherFlow Wind Meter

WeatherFlow Wind Meter

Small, portable, and fun. A small anemometer that connects with your smartphone (iOS and Android) and tells if it's blowing offshore.

 

Kala Ukulele

Kala Ukulele

An ukulele with the sound of summer. Spread the surf vibe, and hear the notes of the Hawaiian Islands. A four-string beauty.

 

MBB Surfboard Bike Rack

MBB Surfboard Bike Rack

One of our favorite surf tools. Give your car a rest, ride your bike to the beach and enjoy the outdoor life.

 

GoPro Hero 4 Session

GoPro Hero 4 Session

Small and beautiful. Imagine the footage you'll capture in those sunny summer days. Simply the best surf camera in the world.

 

Sticky Bumps Wax

Sticky Bumps Wax

In surfing, it can get slippery when wet. Get a high-end traction from a popular surf wax brand.

 

Ding Repair Stickers

Ding Repair Stickers

Have you found a crack on your surfboard? Is it pumping out-the-back? Fix it in less than five minutes. The Session Savers are waterproof and UV resistant.

 

Surf Ears 2.0

Surf Ears 2.0

The first model was good; the second version is even better. Protect your ears from exostosis. These earplugs come with a leash.

 

RinseKit Portable Shower

RinseKit Portable Shower

Enjoy a refreshing shower after an intense summer surf session. This miracle holds up to two gallons of hot or cold water, and delivers pressurized spray for up to four minutes.

 

VonZipper Elmore Sunglasses

VonZipper Elmore Sunglasses

A classically cool model with modern attitude. Donavon Frankenreiter loves it, so these sunglasses are made to last.

 

Slyde Hipster Handboard

Slyde Hipster Handboard

Bodysurfing is so much fun. A perfect handboard for beginner and intermediate riders. Suitable for one-to-seven-foot waves, and ready for a GoPro camera.

 

Hurley Phantom Boardshorts

Hurley Phantom Boardshorts

Surfers know how comfortable boardshorts are important. The Phantom model is lightweight, flexible, water-reppelent, and made from recycled material.

 

Red Paddle 10'6'' Inflatable SUP

Red Paddle 10'6'' Inflatable SUP

Surfers know how comfortable boardshorts are important. The Phantom model is lightweight, flexible, water-reppelent, and made from recycled material.

 

Billabong Salty Dayz Springsuit

Billabong Salty Dayz Springsuit

A women's springsuit that is warmer than your typical swimsuit. Features 2mm premium neoprene, half-zip front, a high collar and a racer back for maximum impact.

 

Dakine Daylight Surfboard Bag

Dakine Daylight Surfboard Bag

Summer surf trips can be long and unpredictable. Protect your favorite surfboard from cracks and sun rays.

 

Barbarian Days: A Surfing Life

Barbarian Days: A Surfing Life

One of the finest surf books of all time. William Finnegan won the 2016 Pulitzer Prize with this amazing autobiography.

 

FCS II Performer Neo Glass

FCS II Performer Neo Glass

A reliable all-round fin for a diverse range of surfers, conditions and board types. A thruster setup for balancing speed, maneuverability and flow.

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