The Renegade Surfer Blog

How To Wax a Surfboard like a Pro

I know what you're thinking... "I already know how to wax a surfboard". But hear me out... A proper wax job can be the difference between making the wave of your life and being the laughing stock of the beach. Plus, most of us have enough…

Interview with Renegade Surf Coach, Mark Boyd

2x Scottish Champion and surf coach, Mark Boyd, is a man who needs little introduction within the UK surf scene. Working offshore during the Summer months, Boydie then spends his winters dominating Thurso East's competitive line-up. When his…

A Post-lockdown catch-up with Maldivian Surf Photographer, Ayaz

  You may have noticed an explosion of content coming from the Maldives recently... Whilst surfing in the Maldives has always been on the pros radars, it has exploded recently as it's few destinations open in the surfing world. It…

Surf Coaching for the Average Surfer... Is it Worth It?

Prior to the last decade, the idea of professional style surf coaching for intermediates (average surfers) would have seemed ridiculous. Even at the World Tour level, you only have to go back around 15 years to find a time without coaches…

Maldives Surf Coaching - What's improved for 2021?

  Generally speaking, the beginning of November marks the end of the surf season in the Maldives. It's around now that all of our focus shifts to next season. Whilst past trips have been a success, that doesn't mean we're going to…
maldives surf coaching trip recap august 19

Maldives Surf Coaching Trip Recap - August 2019

Maldives Surf Coaching Trip Recap 17-24th August 2019   4 English, 2 Scots, a German and an Australian boarded a boat... No this isn't the beginning of a joke but the start of last month's Maldives Surf Coaching Trip! What a trip.…
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Maldives Surf Charter vs Surf Resort

  There's no two ways about it, the Maldives is Paradise. Certainly for your average holiday maker, but even more so for surfers. Nowhere is 100% perfect, but it's certainly the closest we've experienced throughout fairly extensive…
Maldives Surf Seasons

Maldives Surf Season - Best Time To Surf Maldives

The Maldives is one of the most consistent surf zones on the planet. Sitting plum in the middle of the Indian Ocean, the Maldives are open to all swells. Despite their diminutive land mass, the Maldivian atolls stretch over 800km from North…
7 tips for choosing the right surfboard

7 Tips for Choosing the Right Surfboard

For every surfer, the surfboard is a magical item. However when it comes to buying surfboards, a lot of us follow trends without considering whether they will help or hinder our surfing. Read on for our top tips and choose the right surfboard…