About the Mag
Known as "the bible of the sport," SURFER Magazine has been the foremost authority on surf culture since its founding in 1960. Every issue is packed with award-winning photography, provocative interviews, and travel features to the world's most exotic surf locales.
In This Issue
The Short(er) Board Revolution
Rob Machado and Ryan Burch discuss pushing small-wave craft in solid Tahitian barrels.
The Green Wave
Will the eco-friendly surfboard ever expand beyond the niche market?
A Sublime Obligation
Exploring the outermost limits of wave riding through board design.
Exposure: Desert Point
As one of the longest left-hand barrels on the planet, Desert Point stands apart even among Indonesia’s numerous perfect reef passes. That’s why many surfers go there searching for the tubes of their lives.
Of Wolf and Man
As a shaper, Maurice Cole has made great surfboards. He’s also made and lost fortunes. He’s made and lost friends. He’s fought the man, his demons, and cancer. But Maurice Cole is more than a survivor; he’s a resilient bastard.
Should all beaches be public?
The 2014 Wetsuit Buyer’s Guide
SURFER’s guide to the best rubber.