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Fighting The Boredom On Lockdown | Shaka Surf BlogMarch 24, 2020

COVID-19 and Not Surfing But Keeping Active So it's official the COVID-19 virus is here to stay for a while, and the only thing we can all do to mitigate its impact is to stay at home. The WSL has been putting out some content of their pro surfers simulating surfing whilst at home, as fun as these can be it can be tortuous knowing your home break is going off and all you're allowed to do is stay…

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Fin Placement and Its Effect On Your Surfing | Shaka Surf BlogFebruary 19, 2020

Fin Placement and its Effect On Your Surfing Have you ever wondered what effect positioning the fins has when you surf. Perhaps you've experimented with different setups such as a quad or thruster (three fins), or ridden a twinny. Often the nuances of fin positioning gets overlooked by the more talked about aspects of boards: length, width, thickness and literage. Perhaps you've noticed…

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5 Oceans versus Shaka Surf | Shaka Surf BlogFebruary 11, 2020

What's in a sustainable surfing fin? 5 Oceans are a crowd funded company run by German expats based out of Bali/Australia. They have concentrated on producing shotboard fins with a degree of flex and offering a more performance based fin, thereby sacrificing on fabrication using 100% reused and recycled plastics. Shaka Surf are an entirely self-funded company that supply eco surf products and…

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Do You Even Carbon Offset Bro? | Shaka Surf BlogJanuary 27, 2020

Feeling bad about taking your next flight? Chances are that despite the guilt you're probably gonna take it any way. Let's face it who really wants to spend the best part of their weekend getting from A to B when it can just take a few hours by airplane. And then there's the cost. Taking a quick look at national and international rail ticket prices the cost can be up to 4 times as much as taking a…

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5 Reasons To Choose Our Eco Surf Fins | Shaka Surf BlogJanuary 13, 2020

Update, Jan 13 2020 We've now updated our eco surf range to help the budget surfer out with our single fin 9" marble effect that won't break the bank at $49.99. Shop now Shop now Are you a surfing enthusiast? Are you an ocean enthusiast? If yes, you all obviously know the special connection between surfers and the ocean is undeniable. We -- as surfers, always choose the best choice for ourselves…

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Forget New Year's Resolution Make a Pledge To The Oceans | Shaka Surf BlogJanuary 10, 2020

January blues always hit us hard at Shaka Surf after all the family time, eating and drinking it's a perfect time to reflect on what changes we'd like to make in our lives for the year ahead. This year rather than make any resolutions we've decided to more or less make a continue commitment to helping our oceans, cleaning our local beaches and keep on keeping on. There'll be no gym membership sign…

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Shaka Surf are now the official distributor for WAU Eco Surfboards | Shaka Surf BlogDecember 07, 2019

Now that the craziness of Consumerist Black Friday/Black November and we're now officially in Christmas season. Please don't get suckered into the so called 'sales' from the biggest tax avoiding companies, we're looking at you Amazon! We think the world has enough plastic, in our oceans and our landfills already. Did you know that only 9% of your recyclables actually get recycled? Crazy right. As…

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Introducing Cork Traction Pads | Shaka Surf BlogNovember 05, 2019

Introducing Cork Traction Pads Shaka Surf Expands Its Eco Surf Product Range Let’s face facts, most of the surfing accessories we use on a daily basis has some detrimental environmental impact, and we need to make better informed decisions rather than just always going for the cheapest mass produced cheaply made product, in some industrial city in mainland China. For too long, the surf industry…

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3 Reasons To Stay In An Eco Surf Lodge | Shaka Surf BlogOctober 28, 2019

3 Reasons to stay at an Eco Surf Lodge Some call them trendy, while others swear by them. Either way, eco lodges are gere to stay and are a part of the green revolution that surfers and the rest of the world are either enbracing or about to embrace. When an eco lodge gets it right, they really can be something very special. We recently had the opportunity to stay at an eco surf lodge, and here are…

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