Oh, for the love of surfboards! There’s nothing better than surfing surfboards, but when you can’t be surfing them, you might as well be admiring them. So instead of hiding your boards away, put them on display with a stylin’ surfboard rack. It’s a win-win. The right rack can add a cool vibe to your digs and give you extra motivation to mind surf when you’re not out in the waves.
Whether you want to show off your current go-to, a favorite custom design, or line up your whole surfboard quiver in your living room, we’ve rounded up 12 of the coolest surfboard racks to give you some inspiration.
And if you could use some inspiration on what you’ll be putting on display, be sure to check out these awesome surfboard brands with style for days.
Created by a team of designers with a passion for surfing, GNARWALL is a sleek, minimalist, and super easy-to-install surfboard hanger. Designed to be completely hidden, the GNARWALL displays your sweetest boards without any distractions.
The setup is made from sustainable materials, comes at an awesome price, and is available for Futures, FCS or single-fin fin boxes. $25
This freestanding bamboo surfboard stand by COR Surf is a perfect solution when you want to display a single board in style without committing to any holes in the wall. The arms are adjustable so you can customize them depending on your board’s size, and the stand has a protective rubber base plate to give your precious rail some extra padding. $139.99
The Pacifica Surfboard Rack by Rado Racks is a wooden freestanding rack with cushioning support in all the right places. Made from quality Baltic Birch, this surfboard rack holds four boards, is easy to assemble, and is super easy on the eyes. $220
4 • BAMBOO WALL RACK
COR Surf makes a really solid bamboo surfboard wall rack that’s hardy enough to support the bulkiest of longboards. $34.99
The Lineup Freestanding Rack is a stylish way to display four of your favorite boards without any wall damage or mounting. This surfboard rack is made from beautiful Baltic Birch, is easy peasy to assemble, and comes outfitted with thick foam padding to cushion the rails and tails of your four best friends. $210
6 • HANGING SURFBOARDS DIY
Have some wall space, a metal beam, and rad boards? Get creative and hang your surfboards by their leash ropes for instant surfboard art.
Hawaiian Gun Racks make minimalist wooden surfboard racks for single board displays.
8 • DRIFTWOOD SURFBOARD RACK DIY
Give the standard DIY surfboard rack an upgrade with some driftwood and bolts.
9 • EL GRINGO SURFBOARD RACK
Available in steel or stainless steel, the El Gringo Surfboard Rack is designed to store and show off one of your favorites for all to see. Features cork pads to protect your board on the steel and a hook to hang a leash or towel. $125 – $175
10 • BEAUT BOARD DISPLAY
Display a favorite board in minimalist style with this adjustable wall mounted system. The Beaut Board Display’s mounting bracket is adjustable to accommodate most board sizes, with a cork and rubber composite to cushion your prized possession. $94
11 • DIY HANGING ROPE RACK
Get crafty and make your own surfboard display with some rope and knots.
12 • INSTANT BEAM RACKS
Happen to have some beams with a high ceiling? Put those things to use and throw your boards up there. Insta-racks!
Now that you’re all set with a rack, might as well get a new
board or two while you’re at it. Check out: