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Shopping For Cheap Wetsuits and Surf Gear At Beach Side Shops

Friday, November 12th, 2010

In most coastal towns, there are a number of shops strategically located near the ocean that supply locals with all the gear they need to surf. The great deals on cheap wetsuits that these stores can provide are often a well kept secret among locals, and one that visitors would do well to learn. Whether you are on the beaches of California or Australia, the proprietors of these shops are a great source of information about the local waters, references to local surf instructors, and bargain pricing on all the suits and accessories that you will need to hit the water looking like a pro.

Many times, the staff at these stores are local residents who are avid surfers themselves. Both serious and casual surfers will find them to be fonts of information on tide times, finding less crowded beaches and tips on when it is best to surf which beaches. This information will go much farther than anything a visitor can hope to glean from a guidebook, and will help them make the best of the time they have in a new locale.

Not only can they help with details of the location, they can also help new surfers find the equipment that is best suited to their needs. Though wetsuit shopping is not complication, those who are doing this for the first time can have trouble determining their size and understanding how to care for these garments. Take advantage of the staff’s knowledge and ensure that you find the right fit and learn how to extend the life of your suit with proper care.

These stores are also a great place to get surfboards. Oftentimes, they will offer a selection of used surfboards for sale. Buying used is a great way to get more value for your money on this expensive, but crucial item.

Beach side stores not only add to the ambiance of a local beach, they can be a great place to learn more about the area and stock up on everything you will need for your trip.


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