RIP CURL F-BOMB 3/2 GB STEAMER

New for 2006, the F-Bomb wetsuit from Rip Curl is blowing up. An outrageously comfortable and warm piece of rubber technology, and if you don’t believe us, test drive one at your local surf shop and see for yourself.

www.ripcurl.com

GOTCHA SWINDLE VETIVER T-SHIRT

Play tough guy at your local break, or even try it on abroad, by packing one of Gotcha’s ‘Locals Only’ series.

www.gotcha.com

SMITH BRIXTON

With their new lifetime warranties, Smith eyewear is always a good option to go with. The Brixton’s feature a medium size handmade acetate frame and comes available in Crystal Green, Black and Smoke.

www.smithsport.com

SALOMON S-CORE BBR 1,5MM TOP

Never had the guts to go through with that full sleeve tatt? Well, now you don’t need to. S-Core has invited BBR to design a tattoo print for a special edition wetsuit top with a horny scaled sea monster drawn from the mixed influences of Japanese Yakuza style body art and old school tattoos.

www.salomonscore.com

BILLABONG JOEL PARKINSON SIGNATURE BOARDSHORT

The Bong have released a new summer line of signature boardies, including this Joel Parkinson scratchy, tartan model. If you’re not convinced then check out Parko’s latest action in Jack McCoy’s new surf flick ‘Free As A Dog’.

www.billabong.com

COBIAN SOLIMAR SANDAL

The crew at Cobian have come up with yet another sexy line of sandals. The Lime Solimar features a tapered strap with floral print, synthetic floral print top-sole and durable gum rubber bottom-sole.

www.cobianusa.com

CREATURES OF LEISURE TRAVEL MULTI SLIM COVER

Available in 6’3’’, 6’7’’, 7’1’’, 7’6’’, 8’0’’, holds 1 to 2 boards and features 10mm high density foam, super tough 600 polyester fabric, reinforced nose patch, carry handle and adjustable shoulder straps, jam-protected off-rail padded YKK zippers, reinforced nose patch, outstanding detailing plus a 6-month manufacturing warranty. Solid.

www.creatures.com.au

ISLAND STYLE IGNITE PAD

The Ignite is Tom Curren’s signature pad with new “Octi-grip" profile for better traction. A simple, clean and functional 3-piece pad with built-in archbar and tailkick.

www.islandstyle.com

ROXY DEEP

The first tide watch designed and sized for a women’s wrist. With its Quiksilver Tide watch system (QTWS) technology you’ll know exactly when to paddle out and hit better swells (perfect timing from tomorrow until 2020).

www.roxy.com

REALM JACKET TOP

A must-have for summer. Surf with the comfort of boardies and the warmth of a shorty, this ultra flexible 2mil glued and blindstitched jacket top will keep you warm while you continue to relentlessly shred in your shorts.

www.realmeurope.com

FINISTERRE ANABATIC HARD SHELL

The Anabatic is the lightest piece in the Finisterre line. The garment is waterproof, windproof and abrasion resistant. Constructed with elastic thread and elastic tape on the seams, this jacket delivers unmatched freedom of movement and functionality.

www.finisterreuk.com

VANS ANAHEIM II

The sandal version of a Vans classic. Comfortable wide, woven strap and a textured footbed for improved traction, also features the original Vans waffle tread outsole. Available in black/white/red earth check & black/mid-grey check.

www.vans.com

DRAGON HAVANA SUNGLASSES

Dragon have released the Havanas for an ultimate badass look. Ideal for hitting up the local ballpark, playing dominoes on street corners or knocking back a bottle of home-fermented rum, or two.

www.dragonoptical.com

ANIMAL TEE

The trailblazers at Animal are on it again with this men’s cut and sew reversed t-shirt. In the words of Pink Floyd, 2006 is all about “wearing the inside out". Get on it.

www.animal.co.uk

MADA ROCKER WATCH

No guitarist likes to find themself without a plectrum. Well, now there’s no need to. Mada have released a new limited edition watch that also acts as your plectrum carrier (comes with 3 free Mada branded picks). Time to strum.

www.mada-europe.com

QUIKSILVER CABEZA BOARDIE

Looks like we’re not the only ones to be stoked on Spain right now. Designed with plenty of colourful Latin attitude comes Quiksilver’s Cabeza boardshort. “No me enojes" means “Don’t mess!" in Spanish so people better show some respect.

www.quiksilver.com

VOLCOM STARBURST MOD

Light it up with the Stone’s Starburst Mod this summer. And while you’re at it keep an eye out for the new VeeCo surf film Creepy Fingers with action from the Alien, Bruce, Ozzie Wright, Dean Morrison and co.

www.volcom.com