50+ Awesome Gifts for Surfers / Gift Guide 2019

gifts for surfers
photo and surfboard bag by Sagebrush Board Bags

If you’re on the hunt for some awesome gifts for surfers then you’ve come to the right place. We’ve put together a gift-giving guide for your wave-loving tribe. From surfboard bags and beach towels to fins, art prints, and beyond.

First things first–in case you don’t know, one of the very best gifts for a surfer is a new surfboard. Surfers can never have too many surfboards, so if your gift budget allows, learn what board your surfer giftee is currently obsessing over. Here’s a list of Surfboard Brands with Epic Style to give you some board-spiration.

gift for surfers art print
‘The Commute’ photography print, from $25

Depending on the shaper (or board manufacturer), they might have a board on hand that you can buy in time for your gifting date. If you’re thinking about ordering a custom board it’s likely going to take a couple months, but you could always order the custom board now, and then wrap a box with a photo of a similar board inside.

If a new surfboard isn’t in the cards, we rounded up a big ‘ol list of surfer-approved stuff for every budget. Check out our top picks below, and happy gifting!

gifts for surfers
The Seafarer beach & travel towel / $44

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GIFTS FOR SURFERS

 

 

Da Fin Swim Fins

gifts for surfers
Da Fin Swim fins / photo by @jake_of_all_trades

 

 

Rad Beach Towels

gifts for surfers
The Nomad beach towel (AKA the best travel towel) / $54

 

 

Surf & Beach Photography Prints

gifts for surfers
clockwise from left: The Commute, Island Country, Pipe Dream / from $25

 

 

Saint Christopher Surf Medal

gifts for surfers
St Christopher Surf Medal by Get Back Supply Co. / from $14

 

 

Surf Books

surfing books
left to right: Barbarian Days, California Surfing and Climbing in the Fifties, Surf Shack

 

 

Saltfish Surf Co. Surfboard Sling/Tote

gifts for surfers
Saltfish Surf surfboard sling and tote bag / $275

 

 

Beach Blankets

gifts for surfers
100% cotton XL beach blankets / from $109 / top to bottom: Catalina Beach Blanket, Aegean Beach Blanket, Nomad Beach Blanket in Stone Grey, Nomad Beach Blanket in Charcoal

 

 

Soft Top Surfboards

soft top surfboard catch surf
Check out this roundup of 11 rad soft top surfboards >>

 

 

Surf Accoutrements

gifts for surfers
clockwise from top left: GoPro HERO5 BlackLeatherman Surf Multi-ToolNixon Base Tide Surf WatchBillabong Men’s Mavericks DufflePro-Lite Double Surfboard Soft Rack

 

 

The Ocean Warrior Course

gifts for surfers
Created by some of the top professional big wave surfers and freedivers in the world, The Ocean Warrior Course is an awesome online program designed to increase your breath hold while developing safety skills and confidence in the water. Currently on sale for $99!

 

 

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