Bring your
surfing to life.

Welcome to Essential, your home of hard goods

We empower people to get outside, reconnect with the ocean and nature, and in doing so, embark on a life of great adventure. Be it on four wheels or in the ocean.

HAYDEN SHAPES - UNTITLED Quicksilver 2/2 Highline Zipless boys Billabong Pro 3/2 Fullsuit Lost Mayhem - PUDDLE JUMPER Lost Mayhem - PUDDLE JUMPER RP

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BLACK FRIDAY SALES!

Shop our Sale with a Range Surfboards, Wetsuits, Skate and Hardware! Get More for Less.

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ALOHA - JALAPENO ALOHA -BLACK BEAN Lost Mayhem - PUDDLE JUMPER Lost Mayhem - PUDDLE JUMPER RP HAYDENSHAPES - Hypto Krypto FF

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Performance Surfboards

The most common boards used for shredding and contest-style surfing. It sacrifices paddling ease for the sake of speed, power and control.

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Machado HS1 Generation 9ft PREMIUM LONGBOARD ONE-XT LEASH 8ft PREMIUM ONE-XT LEASH 7ft PREMIUM ONE XT LEASH

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Hardware

Shop our range of surf leashes and surfboard fins with best on the market and complete your dream board!

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Learn To Surf

At Essential Surf & Skate we love to see First-timers and beginners catch the buzz for the surf.

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ALOHA

ALOHA - BLACK PANDA ECO SKIN

Regular price $799.00

ECOSKIN Technology is a small step toward producing surfboards that are manufactured with more Earth friendly ethics. ECOSKIN surfboards are by no means sustainable but utilising less toxic materials during production we are taking steps to decrease our carbon footprint.

Paulownia is one of the fastest growing trees in the world, capable of growth rates of well over seven feet per year!

Paulownia timber is perfectly suited as a sustainable alternative in surfboard production due to its lightweight and proportionately natural strength characteristics.

Some species of plantation Paulownia can be harvested for saw timber in as little as five years. Once Paulownia trees are harvested, they regenerate from their existing root systems, earning them the name of the “Phoenix tree”.

Expanded Polystyrene (EPS) foam is very light and strong. EPS foam has more buoyancy and floatation increasing paddling speed and manoeuvrability

Epoxy Resin is a healthier alternative to polyester as epoxy emits 50-75% fewer VOCs,  decreasing the amount of harmful chemicals released into the environment.

 

5’0 20 1/4 2 1/4 25.86
5’2 20 1/2 2 3/8 28.47
5’4 20 3/4 2 1/2 31.24
5’6 21 2 5/8 34.16
5’8 21 1/4 2 5/8 35.67
5’10 21 1/2 2 3/4 38.83
6’0 21 1/2 2 3/4 39.99
6’2 21 2/4 2 7/8 43.45
Length Width Thickness Volume
5'8" 18 3/8" 2 1/16" 23.5L
5'9" 18 1/2" 2 1/8" 24.9L
5'10" 18 3/4" 2 3/16" 26.4L
5'11" 19" 2 1/4" 27.8L
6'0" 19 1/8" 2 5/16" 29.2L
6'1" 19 1/4" 2 3/8" 30.6L
6'2" 19 1/2" 2 7/16" 32.2L
6'3" 19 3/4" 2 1/2" 33.8L
6'4" 20" 2 9/16" 35.6L
Essential Surf & Skate is just that – all about surf & skate sports! We are situated in Helensburgh & Sutherland, NSW, Australia. Essential Surf & Skate was established in 1999. Essential Surf & Skate started out with two partners who had a vision but more importantly the desire to work in a way that supported their addiction – surfing. From that true love of the ocean and beach life and the feeling of freedom of being in nature,Essential Surf & Skate has grown to become the one of the best surf & skate stores on the south coast. Essential Surf & Skate carries all major brands and many alternate labels and is constantly searching the globe for the best of the best. Some of our key staff have been with us for 15 years plus. We have a dedication to employing a team who, like you, love the surf. This ensures you are getting the best first-hand advice available. At Essential Surf & Skate we love to see first-timers catch the buzz for the surf. If we can help you with the best gear or just some advice or directions, then we are happy. Hope to see you in-store or in the water soon!