Surfboards are the coolest riding toys out there. Most ocean-loving water pagans will agree that a surfboard is the perfect conduit for fun times. Surfing provides unforgettable memories as well as amazing experience which gives meaning to a surfer’s life.

In the past, there weren’t so many options in the surfing industry. It was either a large, tall and heavy wooden piece or a different tree species for the same tall heavy wooden piece. Thanks to technology it is now possible for surfboards to be designed in numerous sizes and shapes.

Contemporary surfboards are now available in different shapes, styles, and categories. From the longboard and fish to bonzer designs, there are countless options to choose from.

Longboard Surfboard

Longboards usually measure between 9 and 12 feet in length and feature a width of about 20 to 24 inches. Wooden surfboard fins are now available in different shapes, styles, and categories. From the longboard and fish to bonzer designs, there are countless options to choose from.With a long and wide design, these surfboards allow for easy paddling and are perfectly suited for beginners who’re trying to learn how to surf.

Longboards come in various designs from high-performance shapes which cater for versatility and maneuverability to custom boards such as nose riders that cater for your nose riding needs.

Mini Longboard Surfboard

Mini longboards are a classic type of California point break surfboards. They’re extremely versatile and paddle great. Depending on your surfing skills, you can opt to walk the board, turn the surfboard easily, and play around with nose-rides as well as cheater fives.

Shortboard Surfboard

The shortboard surfboards are typically some of the most common boards you’ll see around today’s world. Typically, a shortboard measures about 5.5 to 6.5 inches (length) and 17 to19 inches (width). They’ve come with a pointy nose and some form of a narrow tail.

A shortboard is an excellent choice for high-performance style surfing and offers several other benefits to the surfer.

Hybrid Surfboard

A hybrid surfboard is simply a combination of two or more types of surfboards. They can also be described as grovelers or funboards. It’s like blending a fish surfboard with your high-performance shortboard. A pretty example is the cool Superbrand Tazer, which can significantly transform your surfing experience. There’s so much overlap in the hybrid surfboard category.

Fish Surfboard

Fish surfboards are popularly known for their outstanding speed, unique, style, and remarkable flow. They’re extremely versatile and can conveniently be utilized in anything from hollow overhead barrels to knee-high mush. Plus, they feature short-wide outlines, fishy swallowtail as well as flat rocker shapes.

Other interesting wooden surfboard shapes include Funboard Surfboards, Mini Simmons, Bonzer, Mid-length, Gun, and Foam/Soft Top Surfboards.

The Bottom-Line

When it comes to surfboards, there’s an endless list of possibilities. From longboards, mini longboards and hybrid, to fish surfboards- you’ll always find a classic design that will take your surfing experience to the next level. What else could you be looking for? Thanks to technology which has brought these amazing revolutions.