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The Top 10 Surf Gifts For Dad This Father’s Day
Not sure what to get for the guy who has everything? Or rather claims, he doesn’t need anything? Here’s the pick of the bunch for your wave chasing, Search dreaming, Dad, Uncle, Grandpa or Father figure.
From the best-selling Search GPS 2 Surf Watch that will allow Dad to track (or should we say brag) every wave, his top speed, distance paddled, to a versatile pair of Boardwalks perfect to wear from the beach to pub and back again. Or perhaps Dad’s in desperate need of replacing that old towel and wetsuit bag in the boot. The combo that’d left the car smelling of old, salty, wetties for months? No matter what your Dad needs or wants… we’ve got Dad covered. Check out the top 10 gifts for Dad below, or suss the whole Father Days Collection here.
Give Dad the keys to tracking the swell, wind, tide and more. This watch was designed for the waterman. For the guy who demands the best technology in all conditions. A time-teller that will withstand the heaviest wipe-outs, that will go the distance every pre, post and lunchtime surf. With real-time surf conditions and GPS tracking, the Search GPS 2 Surf Watch will make Dad’s year.
Keen on giving dad a surf watch, but not ready to splurge on the GPS2? Check out our Next Tide surf watch – a unique new surf watch that blends surf and sport, street and smart.
How about an insulated carry case for ales of all kinds to stoke out Dad? With a bottle opener in tow, an external zip pocket and carry handle… this cooler bag is not to be scoffed at built tough, insulated and water-resistant!
Hot tip… fill it with a six-pack of his favourite brew… instant stoke!
A good quality wallet is the tried and true Father’s Day gift. It’s something they use daily so needs to be high quality, dependable and pocket friendly with all the necessary bells and whistles.
The K-Roo RFID All Day Leather Wallet ticks ever box. Made of 100% premium kangaroo leather, lightweight and extraordinarily durable, with multiple card slots, a secret stash pocket and RFID protection. Perfect for Dad.
Is Dad in need of a hardy, durable everyday boot? Designed with a full grain premium leather upper, gift Dad the K38 FG Shoe. With breathable mesh lining that keeps heat in and odours out while the improved squish-tech footbeds provide solid grounding and comfort on The Search. You won’t find a more versatile and practical boot for Dad.
Can’t go past the best-selling staple walkshort. Comfier than ever and available in a range of colours to suit every Dad. With quad flex 170G fabric, a tailored fit and tortoise shell buttons means your Dad can stay classy and ready for anything, on land and in water.
An instant winner and closet staple, the trusty flannel shirt. Help Dad find the balance between comfy, smart, and stylish. It’s a father favourite that goes as well at the beach as it does at the bar.
More than a bag. This is technical wet and dry equipment... yep, the perfect esky come wetty bucket for the back of the car. Fully welded internal construction, water-resistant finish, multiple stash pockets, and our wettie dry system to dry your suit quicker in any location! The ultimate accessory for a long day at the beach or a weekend surf mission… this one is Father’s Day gold.
Looking to treat Dad to backpack chocked full of epic features? Look no further. Made tough with 600d nailhead dobby polyester, water-resistant coating, and EVA moulded front panel for extra protection. The F-Light Ultra is lightweight, durable and functional, it’s the bag that every Dad needs.
Dad will be wearing this every, single, day. It’s called the OG surfers hood for a reason. Made from 100% cotton and deigned to get better with every wash.
Give dad a break from hopping around on one foot in the carpark, wearing half a towel and one leg of his wetsuit… give Dad a new Hooded Towel. Made of a soft and water absorbent cotton terry embroidered with the iconic and much loved Rip Curl Search logo.
Let’s face it. You can’t go wrong with socks and jocks. Simple, useful and always appreciated.
There you have it. The top 10 surf gifts that’ll gear Dad up for a surf trip, keep him comfortable at your hometown beachie, or just give him a little style update.
Rest assured, these gifts have been given the tick of approval by the in-house Rip Curl Dads and are sure to have your Dad frothing comes Father’s Day.