How To: Not Be Injured by a Surfboard

How To: Not Be Injured by a Surfboard

Raglan Surf Report is back with another lesson in surf etiquette. This time it’s a tutorial on not ditching your board at people while they’re enjoying a nice tube ride. It’s also a helpful explainer on the dangerous [...]

How To: Wrap Those Rails in Color

How To: Wrap Those Rails in Color

Welcome to “This Old Surfboard” in which I attempt all kinds of DIY surfboard improvement projects on boards lying around my garage. This installment: Splash some color across an otherwise boring board’s rails. Rail b[...]

How To Buy Your First Longboard

How To Buy Your First Longboard

North of the equator, summertime is near. And if you aren't flying south, there is only one time-tested cure for the flat spell-inspired summertime blues likely to beset surfers on both coasts: buy a log. Multifarious board rider Justi[...]

How To Paint Your Fins

How To Paint Your Fins

Have a bunch of old plastic fins lying around? Buy a board off the rack recently that had a set of these cheapies plugged in? Then you've got yourself some fin canvases. Just because you paint them doesn't mean that they'll work as wel[...]