Neil Tyldesley

Recent Articles By Neil


The Pros & Cons Of Buying A Second-Hand Surfboard

There are thousands of poor, unloved, discarded secondhand surfboards just crying out for a kind master and a new home...

Where To Buy A Surfboard | Buying A Second-Hand Surfboard

The Pros & Cons Of Ordering A Custom Surfboard From A Shaper

A custom surfboard's all about the customer... and the shaper, of course

Where To Buy A Surfboard | Ordering A Custom Surfboard

Short Reckonings | 7 Of The Best Boardshorts For Surfing

7 pairs of top-drawer boardshorts, 7 approaches to the pressing issues of functionality and style

Surfing Boardshorts | 7 Of The Best Boardshorts For Surfing

How To Choose The Perfect Boardshorts For Surfing

What makes a pair of boardshorts good for surfing?

A Guide To Boardshorts For Surfing

5 Surf Backpacks That'll Make You Drool

Wet/dry bags that can carry your wet wetsuit and everyday belongings at the same time

Surf Backpacks & Wetsuit Bags | 5 Of The Best Surf Bags

13 Essential Tips For Staying Safe In The Surf

Easy ways to minimise the chances of disfigurement/head trauma/drowning etc.

Safe Surfing Tips | 13 Tips For Staying Safe In The Surf

Rip Currents, Riptides & Longshore Drift For Surfers

How rip currents work, why they're not riptides, and what to do if you get caught in one

Rip Currents, Riptides & Longshore Drift For Surfers

These Simple Tips Will Make Your Surfboard Much Safer

Keep your feet, face and family jewels safe with these simple tips for a safer surfboard

Safe Surfing Equipment | Basic Surfboard Safety

How Dangerous Is Surfing? | A Guide To Surfing Dangers & How To Avoid Them

How to stay safe when you're out in the surf, and the dangers you should be looking out for

Safe Surfing | A Guide To Surf Safety & Surfing Dangers

Helmets, Earplugs & Other Surf Safety Equipment You Really Ought To Consider

Protect your brain cells from obliteration, your ears from abnormal bone growths, your feet from ravenous live coral

Surf Safety Equipment | Surf Helmets, Earplugs & Reef Boots

How Waves Are Formed, And How To Predict The Surf

How waves are formed, why they break, and how to read a surf forecast

How Are Waves Formed? | A Beginner Surfer’s Guide To Waves

Surfing Tips | More Essential Surf Etiquette Rules

Proper surf etiquette: it's the key to peaceful coexistence in the line-up

Surfing Tips | More Essential Surf Etiquette Rules

A Beginner's Guide to Surf Etiquette

Avoid dangerous collisions, stern talking to's, bad vibes, and a fast-track ticket to the fiery pits of hell

Surfing Tips | A Beginner Surfer's Guide to Surf Etiquette
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