Archive Tag: surf

Wax On – Wax Off

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Wax On – Wax Off

ShareI know to many this seems like an obvious one, but I get asked these two questions a lot: “What does the wax do?” Surfboards are designed to be smooth and hydrodynamic, which is perfect for gliding through the water. But this slickness makes the board almost impossible to lie on (or stand on!) without […]

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Look Where You Want To Go

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Look Where You Want To Go

Share“Look where you want to go and you’ll go there”. Sounds easy, doesn’t it?  However, one of the most common surfing mistakes is not looking where you want to go on a wave.  This is especially important when taking off on faster waves. If you’re finding that you often get left behind in the whitewash […]

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No Excuses

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No Excuses

ShareSurfing is hard. Wait, scratch that. Surfing is incredibly hard! Being good at any sport takes a lot of time, practice and dedication. In an average session, you probably spend 95% of the time paddling around and getting hit by waves with only 5% of the time actually riding them. So, achieving quality time “on […]

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…I’m On A Boat

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…I’m On A Boat

ShareSoon it will be time to go back to Waterworld. In Nosara, Costa Rica where Pureline Surf is based, we are lucky enough to have a very long surf season that stretches from November right through to August.  But sadly, September and October are a bit of a write off.  The swell is still there, […]

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What Lies Beneath

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What Lies Beneath

ShareWE ARE GOING TO SURF A REEF TODAY! When heard for the first time, this statement always gets the same reaction from any beginner/intermediate surfer. Their usually happy-go-lucky, up-for-anything, calm faces flash a look of sheer panic when the word “reef” is mentioned. YOU LOOK WORRIED.. What is a reef break? A reef break is […]

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