A Guide to the Best Surf Products of 2023

Welcome to our curated list of the world’s best surf products. These are the leaders in their respective categories and we’ve included everything from cold water gear to sun care and home decoration. Use the filter below to quickly locate the products you are after. We hope enjoy this compilation – we’ll keep it regularly updated so bookmark the page for review.

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The best 360 camera for surfers

Insta360 ONE X3

Capture the entire world in vivid 5.7k – rugged and waterproof.

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The best pro camera for surfers

Sony Alpha a9 II + 70-200mm kit

The ultimate gear for the pro/amateur surf photographer.


The best action camera for surfers

GoPro Hero 11

Slick image stabilisation and dual screens for every situation.


The best shark protection

Sharkbanz 2

Stay safe with a proven health tech wearable.

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The best ding repair kit

Solarez Bundle

Repair serious dings or minor scratches in seconds with Solarez.


The best wax

Mr Zoggs Sex Wax kit

The best smelling wax job (and quickest bumps) for your stick.


The best men’s wetsuit

Patagonia Men’s R3® Yulex® Front-Zip Full Suit

Sustainable and high quality craftsmanship.


The best women’s wetsuit

Patagonia Women’s R3® Yulex® Front-Zip Full Suit

Yulex technology from our favorite activist brand.


The best bootie

Rip Curl Flashbomb 5mm Bootie – Men’s

Keep those feet warm in Rip Curl’s Flashbomb technology.


The best surf top for men


Awesome performance, flexibility and glide with Xcel.


The best surf shorts


By far the best boardshorts in the world. They will last for years if not decades.

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The best reef boots

Rip Curl Reef Walker Bootie – Men’s

Keep your feet away from coral with these Rip Curl booties.


The best surf gloves

Xcel Men’s Comp X Five Finger Glove 2mm

Cold fingers make for bad surfs. Xcel reigns supreme.


The best wax comb

Outer Mountain Bamboo Comb Bamboo Surfboard Wax Remover 

We love the sustainable bamboo wax comb. Reduce your plastic!


The best surf hat

Kaiola Surf Hat

A wide brim make this our choice for serious adventurers.

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The best wetsuit hanger

Surflogic Wetsuit Hanger Double System

A carabiner allowing natural drying and proper folding.

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The best soft surfboard

Catch Surf Odysea 50in Pro Stump JOB Surfboard

Get jiggy with a softboard this year. The Odysea is our pick.


The best surf watch

Nixon Heat

This watch will provide you with all the information you need to stay safe and informed while out on the waves.


The best surfboard fins

Futures John John Florence 2 Techflex Thruster Surfboard Fin

Fast, fluid and proven – these are our favorite fins. Review coming soon.


The best tie down straps

DAKINE Baja Tie Down Straps 12ft – 2-Pack

Secure your load with Dakine’s tie downs.


The best surfboard bike rack

Yaegoo Surfboard Bike Rack 

A budget option offering good performance for scooter riders.


The best leash

DAKINE Kaimana Team Leash

Trust Dakine in big waves and small. The Kaimana model is great.


The best wetsuit repair

O’Neill Neoprene Cement

Repair your wetsuit with O’Neill’s technology.


The best surfboard bag

DAKINE Recon Thruster Surfboard Bag

Dakine again recognized for awesome accessories.


The best key lock

Surflogic Key Safe

Surflogic’s lockbox is excellent – many models to choose from.


The best changing mat

Osprey Wetsuit Changing Mat

Osprey produce an excellent mat that keeps sand off your wet wetsuit.


The best car seat cover

Surf Logic Car Seat Cover

Drive home in your wet wetsuit with a quality seat cover.


The best traction pad

DAKINE Andy Irons Pro Model Traction Pad

Andy Irons signature model from Dakine. A great product.


The best surfing gift box

COR Surf

Give the surfer in your life a whole lot of love with this box.


The best sunglasses

Lip Typhoon

Perhaps the most versatile and high performing sunglasses in the world.

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The best surf poncho

Rip Curl Hooded Towel Mens Changing Robes

Ponchos make cold weather surfing easy. Rip Curl’s are the best.


The best surf top for women

Patagonia Women’s R1® Lite Yulex® Long-Sleeved Top

Patagonia use technology that is good for people and planet.


The best dry bag

Xcel Dry Pack 20L Wetsuit Bag

We love Xcel – their wetsuit bag will keep your vehicle dry.


The best surf shorts

Patagonia Sunamee Shortie Surf Bottoms

Hidden elastic at the waist and full bum coverage provides secure comfort and a flattering fit in and out of the water.


The best spring suit for women

Roxy 1.5 Current Of Cool LS Cheeky Q-Lock Wetsuit

Roxy’s new season will delight those looking for style and function!


The best rashguard for women

Seea Palomar Crop Top

Protect your arms with this action swimsuit.


The best sandals

Reef Water Vista

These water friendly sandals are on point anywhere.


The best sunglasses for women

Dragon Purser

Sleek and stylish eyewear option that offer superior clarity and protection with their high-quality polarized lenses and lightweight frame.


The best bikini

Seea Brasilia Bikini

Perfect for warm weather vacations and any activities under the sun

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The best tee for women

Outerknown Groovy Boy Tee

This ideal relaxed women’s tee combines the comfort of Regenerative Organic Certified® cotton jersey with natural plant-based dyes for an instantly lived-in feel.


The best jumpsuit for women

Outerknown S.E.A. Suit

This best-selling suit takes the stress out of shopping for an outfit that does it all, delivering sustainable style and life-long ease and versatility.


The best hoodie for women


Cozy and comfortable hoodie features the iconic cookie logo of the surf and skate lifestyle brand.


The best jacket for men

Patagonia Nano Puff® Hoody

Lightweight and compressible jacket that provides warmth and wind protection, making it the perfect layer for outdoor activities in changing weather conditions.


The best hoodie for men

Patagonia Line Logo Ridge Stripe Uprisal Hoody

Sustainable and comfortable hoodie made from recycled materials, featuring a stylish striped design and the iconic Patagonia logo.


The best shoes for men

Reef Deckhand 3

Reliable and comfortable shoes designed for both on-deck performance and casual wear, with its non-marking outsole and cushioned footbed.


The best tee for men

Outerknown Groovy Pocket Tee

Made from very soft and lofty loose-knit organic cotton jersey, these top-shelf tees just feel better than the rest.


The best jeans for men

Outerknown Ambassador Slim Fit

Unmatched fit, quality and detail, this modern slim jean is soft enough for the everyday and durable enough to take you through any season.


The best backpack

Martha Ventura Backpack

A versatile and durable backpack designed for outdoor adventurers who require both functionality and style.


The best surf book

Barbarian Days: A Surfing Life

Maybe the best surf adventure book ever written.


The best coffee table

Salty Home The One

No surf home should be without the original surf coffee table.


The best beach towel

Patagonia Organic Cotton Towel

We love Patagonia’s organic towel with floral print.


The best kids sunscreen

Neutrogena, Beach Defense, Sunscreen Stick, SPF 50+

Super easy to apply – it’s on before the kids have time to protest.


The best after sun balm

Badger Company, Organic, After Sun Balm

After action satisfaction with this organic balm.


The best sunscreen


Pricey but a product we’re in love with. It’s an investment in your skin.


The best surf toy

Surfer Dudes Wave Powered Mini-Surfer and Surfboard Toy

Look out for our forthcoming review. Too much fun!


The best kids surf poncho

Cor Surf Poncho Changing Towel Robe Ages 3-8 Years Old

Get your kids out of their wet gear in this awesome poncho by Cor.


The best kids surf book

Hubi’s Surf Atlas – Part 1

The best book about surfing for kids. Educational and fun.

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The best girls swimsuit

Reima Aalloilla One-Piece Swimsuit

Cute, frilly and fun for lazy summer days.


The best boys boardshorts

Billabong All Day Layback Board Short – Boys’

Cool and functional boardies for surf kids.


The best kids rashguard

MAUI and SONS Girls Cosmic Long Sleeve Cropped Sun Shirt

Great water and sun protection from Maui and Sons.


The best tee for girls

MAUI and SONS Girls Running Arnold BoxyTee


The best kids hoodie

MAUI and SONS Youth Wave Hunt Hoodie


The best kids jacket

Patagonia Kids’ Hi-Loft Down Sweater Hoody


The best shoes for girls

Reef Kids One Slide


The best boys flip flops

Reef Little Ahi


The best kids hat

Patagonia Kids’ Trucker Hat


The best wetsuit for girls

Rip Curl Junior Omega 3/2mm Back Zip Wetsuit


The best wetsuit for boys

Rip Curl Dawn Patrol Long Sleeve Back Zip 2mm Wetsuit


The best kids surf hat

Bitty Brah Sunset Sessions

Great water and sun protection

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