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How To Cope When The Surf is Flat | Shaka Surf BlogJuly 13, 2018

As surfers we take exceptional risks, and I'm not talking about the obvious ones in the ocean. We spend time, money and a lot of effort to find waves sometimes at the detriment to what's going on in our personal and professional lives. Sometimes we just need that escape. Sometimes days/weeks and even months can pass before we find what we're after that perfect uncrowded wave that we've been…

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Dressing Like Your Favourite Celebrity or Surfer | Shaka Surf BlogMay 11, 2018

These days it's pretty easy to find inspiration from the net, to emulate your favourite celebrity or surfer. Instagram, for example, can be great in this area as all you have to do is to search by hash tags and start getting some ideas of what your favourite celeb or surfer is currently wearing. Before, celebrities and surfers, would often endorse clothing and products and not declare that is was…

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Tyler DurdenMay 09, 2018

We've been busy getting some ideas together for some new T-Shirts. One design mock-up we've been playing around with this is a Tyler Durden #SayNoToPlastics tee.  Tyler Durden - say no to plastics What do you reckon? Should we go for it?

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Shaka Surf Store is Officially Open For Business! | Shaka Surf BlogMay 02, 2018

So we first opened our online store more than a year ago. Since then we've been carefully thinking about the direction we wanted to go. What started as a boarder product range has now been refined to eco surf products. Our flagship product is the eco surf fins made from recycled bottle caps. We're really stoked to share our love for the ocean and to product something from waste materials. Made…

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Reasons to use a custom shaper over mass produced board | Shaka Surf BlogApril 29, 2018

The hyper-commercialisation of the Surf Industry and the few players that dominate the industry mean that today it’s never been easier to get your hands on a shred stick. Brands like Lost, JS, Firewire, Pyzel, DHD have become household names. Walk into any board shop or surfing outlet and no doubt you’ll be guided towards the more well-known shapers and brands. This is all well and good, if you…

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Small Actions, Big Changes | Shaka Surf BlogApril 20, 2018

This Earth Day 2018 it's important that we stop for a minute about what small actions we can enact to make big changes. We all have a responsibility to leave the world in a better state than we found it. Here's a graphic we made about the small things we can do to affect a big change: Share this Image On Your Site Please include attribution to https://shaka-surf.com with this graphic.

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Why I Set Up Shaka Surf | Shaka Surf BlogMarch 30, 2018

Decided to write my thoughts down and publish them on Medium as to why I set-up this E-Commerce store selling eco surf products. Have a read of it here.

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How To Buy a Surfboard in 2018 | Shaka Surf BlogMarch 14, 2018

TL:DR; As surfers and ocean lovers we all have a duty to protect our playground. A lot of information has come to light about the use of petrochemical plastics in surfcraft equipment. More environmentally friendly products are being released onto the market.  Seeing that most surfers and ocean lovers alike have a vested interest in protecting their ocean environments, one would assume buying a…

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Sustainability in Surfing | Shaka Surf BlogFebruary 17, 2018

TL:DR;Sustainability in surfing is on the rise. There are number of companies who are actively promoting a more sustainable way of living through their brand values and products. The use of chemicals in surfing apparel and products is affecting all aspects of marine life. As surfers we need to shop in alignment with our love of water and protecting our oceans.  We live and breathe in our ocean…

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