Six Spring Surf Essentials for YEW!

Chris Cote
Written by Chris Cote

Spring is here and as we all know, spring is pretty much a practice period for summer, and while spring seems like the shortest season, it’s a great time to get prepped for the best season of the year (especially if you live in San Diego). Here are six hand-picked Spring Essentials that will not only help you get Summer-ready, but also raise your Springtime vibe levels in to the danger zone of radness.

Leus Towels X Clay Marzo “Fly High” Towel

Clay Marzo is one of the best freesurfers in the world as well as a “highly” acclaimed marijuana enthusiast. Clay recently teamed up with Leus Towels to create his signature Fly High towel and it’s a beauty. You’ll be the envy of any beach day with this ire-inspired 60″ x 30″ 100% cotton beach towel. Get yours a local surf shops, or at

SuperBrand Magic Mix Surfboard

The Magic Mix is a blend of all the magical elements that go into some of SuperBrand’s most popular boards. This board is everything you want in a springtime shred sled. The Magic Mix excels in surf from knee high to overhead and burgers to barrels—versatility being a key factor in a springtime surfboard. Developed in Coolangatta, Australia and tested throughout the world, the Magic Mix is sure to be your day-to-day go to surfboard. Check out for more info.

South Coast Cali Baseball Tee 

Two awesome things happen during Springtime—San Diego Padres take over the town, and south swells start to hit! What better way to celebrate both baseball and surfing than with this This South Coast Surf Shop baseball tee tells the world that you like to support core local surf shops and you don’t mind taking in a baseball game or two. These shirts are for both men and women, heck buy matching shirts for you and your significant other, that’s another cool Spring trend you probably haven’t even heard about yet, available at

Vans X Joel Tudor “The Rata” 

Vans just released a new 2017 Joel Tudor collection and the one pair of shoes that popped out at us were the “The Rata Vulc ESP” kicks in Joel Tudor’s signature colorway. These lace-up loafers fuse the modern comfort of Surf Siders with Joel’s timeless style and the classic styling of traditional espadrilles. Inspired by vintage Hawaiian prints, the Joel Tudor Rata Vulc ESP features textile uppers featuring an allover kelp leaf print, molded UltraCush sockliners with upgraded cushioning, and espadrille-wrapped rubber waffle outsoles. Pair these shoes with trunks and a Hawaiian shirt and you’re ready for anything spring has to offer. Shop these shoes at

Rip Curl E-Bomb S/S X Zip Free

I spent the winter warm and cozy in the Rip Curl E-Bomb Zip Free fullsuit, so I’m fully confident in saying that your springtime wetsuit of choice is the E-Bomb Zip Free short sleeve fullsuit (for both men and women). If you’re looking for comfort, warmth, flexibility, and a wetsuit that will last you at least two seasons, go with the Rip Curl E-Bomb! Shop for or at

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Chris Cote

Chris Cote

Host of The Monday M.A.S.S., Mayor of Encinitas, CA.