Looking for the perfect gift to get the surfer in your life this Christmas? Look no further, we’ve got you covered. Unlike our friends in the southern hemisphere, we hardy northern souls celebrate Christmas in the depths of winter, making it the perfect opportunity to give the surfer in your life something to keep them warm and entertained during these long dark winter months. We always say you should give the gifts that you would like to receive, so here’s a couple of ideas for your own list this Christmas:
Surfer gift ideas for under £30:
A Wavelength Annual Subscription Bundle
It would surely be remiss of us not to begin with an annual subscription to our fine print periodical; the gift that keeps on giving all year long. Right now, you can get a full year of Wavelength, plus a custom Chilly’s water bottle, or a pair of limited edition Chilly’s socks, all for under £30. That means the lucky recipient will have our latest 144-page volume, plus one of these special gifts to unwrap on Christmas day, with another edition arriving in late spring! Last orders for Christmas Delivery are the 18th December for Europe & The US and 20th December for the UK.
FCS 4 Fin Case
Perfect for surfers jetting off this winter, The FCS 4 fin case will keep vital gear like wax, fin keys, spare screws and fins- obviously, totally safe in transit. Durable and lightweight in construction, this water and abrasion proof case is available in 4 fin and 8 fin versions.
Wild Atlantic Stainless Steel Eco Straws
Help the surf, outdoor or environment enthusiast in your life banish single-use plastic straws forever with this set of re-useable stainless steel alternatives from The Wild Atlantic Company. Branded with laser engraved logos on each straw and a handy pouch to carry them in these straws are a cool BPA-free and non-toxic alternative to disposable plastic drinking straws.
Gifts for surfers looking to stay warm this winter…
Billabong Men’s Furnace Ultra 5/4 Wetsuit
The warmest, lightest wetsuits ever made, Billabong’s new Graphene range have seriously upped the stakes in what’s achievable in wetsuit performance. The Nobel-prize winning material Graphene is woven throughout – 50% lighter than regular hollow fibre, ultra-flexible, and also happens to be the most heat conductive material in existence. Game-changer.
C-Skins Hotwired 5/4 – 6/5 Wetsuit
The HotWired’s latest innovations include C-Skins all-new Diamond Flex neoprene lined with Dryknit 2 throughout the body, Dark Matter Liquid Skin chest and back panels for ultimate warmth and durability and an all-new strategically positioned Enigma 3 zip design that reduces bulk and increases performance.
O’Neill Hyperfreak 5/4 Chest Zip Full Wetsuit
The HyperFreak F.U.Z.E. is constructed with super light TechnoButter 3, TB3X neoprene and TB3X fully taped seams. All that combines to create a high-tech and lightweight construction, with minimal seams, that is built to last.
Vissla North Seas 5/4/3 Hooded Wetsuit
With advanced materials and features, the North Seas is a technical series of wetsuits designed and constructed for the coldest of surfing climates. Made using super-stretch limestone-based neoprene, sealed seams, quick-dry lining, a tailored fit and a minimal bulk chest-zip closure system make for a top of the line wetsuit.
Gift ideas for surfers who like to get out and about…
Passenger Patrol Insulated Jacket
A jacket built on the principals of sustainability and versatility; made from recycled plastic bottles and 100% PFC free. Filled with premium breathable insulation for lightweight warmth and comfort when the winds roll in. The everyday fit and versatile design make this the go-to jacket when temperatures drop.
Finisterre Koerner Shirt
The Koerner is a hardy organic cotton shirt designed with Finisterre’s signature attention to detail. Based on workwear shirts, the Koerner features utility details such as the button down pockets and reinforced stitching, with a contemporary fit and a touch of stretch, the Koerner Shirt is both comfortable and practical for a full day of adventures.
Vans Drill Chore MTE Coat
This coat combines the weather protection from Vans’ celebrated MTE range, with the durability of their skate-inspired Drill Chore range. The result is a workwear staple that is stronger for skateboarding and includes even more functionality for harsh weather than ever before. Featuring thermoregulation, DWR coating, and a durable nylon oxford shell, this coat will withstand any amount of wear or weather.
Vans Ultra Range Hi DL MTE
Vans all-weather MTE footwear is designed for the elements. With the warmth-retention and moisture-wicking properties of the MTE 360™ technology, plus over 20 years of snow boot history, the UltraRange Hi DL MTE infuses style and function into footwear that welcomes the cold season. This winter go into the elements boldly, knowing that the Vans all-weather MTE will get you there with ease—regardless of what nature throws your way.
Treat yourself to a dream surf trip…
The Ticket to Ride Surf House Sri Lanka
Escape the cold and take your surfing to the next level with a stay in the Ticket to Ride Surf House in Sri Lanka. Whatever your surfing ability, complete beginner or total ripper, our commitment is to take it to the next level, whilst giving you the tools to enable you to further your progression yourself.
Whatever you wish for and whatever you receive, we wish you all a very Merry Christmas! Roll on 2020 and we’ll see you in the lineup.