A Bitchin' Guide for Beginners
By Matteo Bettocchi

In this section of my surf page, there is a little Guide for surfing, It's made quite well, and there is also a "Surfonary" where all the specific terms and definitions are listed, Go, Enjoy and come to surf with us !!!



 
STEP 1: GET A HOLD OF A SURFBOARD AND A WETSUIT AND A LEASH
The best learning boards are long, wide, and thick single fins. Longboards are better for beginners because they're more stable (which makes it easier to stand up on) and have more buoyancy (which makes it easier to paddle and catch waves). You can get a used longboard (eight feet is good) for about $50 at most surf shops. If the ocean is cold where you are, you'll need a wetsuit. Black or dark blue wetsuits are best; hot pink ones suck because you'll feel stupid when you're flailing and everybody is staring at you. If the water's really cold, get some wetsuit booties for yo' feet. If you're learning to surf in Alaska, Maine, or some psycho place like that, forget the wetsuit and paddle out naked. 
 
 

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