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What could be better than long-lasting, perfect-fitting sustainable swimwear? Bikinis that handle rough waves and calm seas while at the same time protecting them? When it comes to swimwear, it’s about our passion for water and being comfortable in what we wear by the ocean all day, every day.
Uncover the key techniques and exercises that can enhance your surfing skills even outside the water.
North Devon in the UK has been chosen as the newest World Surfing Reserve!
Learn about sustainable alternatives to traditional wetsuit materials and the impact of wetsuit production on the environment.
Matuse offers sustainable wetsuits for surfers with better performance and eco-credentials. Choose Matuse to support ocean conservation with your purchase.
Neoprene, due to it being an oil derivative, is undoubtedly one of the most polluting materials in the practice of surfing. In this post, The Fair Cottage explores sustainable alternatives to traditional wetsuits, which leave a trail of pollution in the wake of their useful lives....
Before setting off in search of the big ones, you want to be sure you’ve packed all those little, easy-to-forget things. This post focuses on the innovative surf accessories that use wood and bio-based materials for everything from fins, to leashes through to that must-have eco-friendly wax.
Kitesurfing is a wind-powered water sport that uses a kite and a board to propel you across the ocean. As a relatively new sport, the range of eco-friendly gear available is still growing. In this post, The Fair Cottage walks you through you some of the coolest stuff already out there.
Being a surfer in Northern Europe presents its difficulties. The most desirable surf spots are usually thousands of KM away, and I already spend more time in an aeroplane than I’d like to admit. What's the solution? Pack up and move to the beach? Or perhaps take on the chill and surf Nordic Style.
In this post, we return to surfing's roots by reviewing some of the best FSC certified wooden surfboards around. With their natural tones, spectacular patterns and uniquely scattered knots wooden surfboards can be simply jaw dropping, and that's before you hop on and experience them on the waves.