Princeton Insider: Surf, Skate, Paddleboard
It will be an endless summer with these fun items – shop today!
All Day SUP Standup Paddleboard, $949
This paddle board is built for cruising on flat zones to medium surf. Features provide better speed and turning ability for a SUP that is good to go exploring. Included in the package are plenty of extras like a storage area, an EVA traction pad, GoPro mount, an adjustable 2 piece paddle, a SUP coiled leash, and an optional fin set-up with the 2+1. A lightweight sandwich construction using epoxy resin, woven fiberglass, wood veneer and an EPS core makes the paddle board very durable for all levels of experience.
Outline: A balanced wide outline with a rounded pin nose helps to catch waves. The diamond tail helps the board grab the wave. turn easily and maintain speed. On flat surfaces. the additional volume helps with stability.
Rocker: A moderate rocker with plenty of flat section gives acceleration and a smooth glide in all conditions.
Bottom Contours: A slight single to a double concave provide some additional speed to a slight vee out the tail help turn the board.
Tail: A diamond tail is tapered enough to create good speed and hold on waves and enough additional surface area for good stability when paddling on flat surfaces.
The Escape Standup Paddleboard Package, $949.99
This paddle board is built for maximum stability. This board is a solid stand up platform for paddling around or a variety of other activities like fishing or yoga. Included in the package are plenty of extras like an expandable front bungee system, an EVA traction pad, a camera mount, a handle for easy carrying, a classic 2+1 fin setup for added balance, an adjustable 2 piece paddle, and a SUP coiled leash. The board is a durable, lightweight sandwich construction that uses epoxy resin, woven fiberglass, and wood veneer surrounding an EPS core making this a very stable board for all levels of experience.
Outline: The rounded nose. wide flat platform and bottom. additional volume and added width in the tail all make this board extremely stable on flat water.
Rocker:A very low rocker with a wide flat platform is built for paddling around on flat surfaces.
Bottom Contours:A flat bottom with a slight vee out of the tail gives the rider maximum stability.
Tail: That flat square tail is for extra stability for shifting your weight around on flat surfaces.
The Coconut bodyboard requires no prior surfing experience and is perfect for the whole family. Don’t let the standard boogie board shape fool you, this board is made from top notch materials and is built to last. The IXPE deck and pro slick hard bottom are heat laminated on a durable EPS foam core that will keep you catching waves all summer. The crescent tail increases the fluidity of the board when tackling the conditions of the ocean. This package comes standard with a fabric leash and is available in a wide range of sizes and colors.
This classic funboard outline has enough rocker and volume to catch as many waves as you can handle. Constructed with two stringers inside an EPS core and an outer Epoxy shell, The Malibu is able to withstand the punishment of travel and anything the ocean can dish out. The IXPE Deck is slip resistant and soft to prevent damage to the board as well as injuries to the surfer riding it. In addition, the slick HDPE bottom with scratch resistant checker pattern helps prevent wear and tear and allows for smooth gliding through the water. All models come with soft flex fins and a high quality leash and all of our models from 7ft and up are newly equipped with an easy carry handle. The Malibu is good to go for all levels of surfing experience. Get ready to rip!
This modern Fish features a full round nose, a slim outline and a unique swallow tail. It is highly functional, fast, and forgiving. With five fins, you can dial in your style and surf in all conditions. The low rocker and high volume in the deck will maximize your wave count. It’s a killer combination of great turning with generous stability. This means it is going to prove equally amazing for the pro surfer as well as the beginner who is about to start Surf Lessons in San Diego, Princeton, or elsewhere.
Outline: The Kai is narrower than your average fish giving it a sleeker outline which is all about speed. The low rocker will get you into a lot of waves. The slimmer outline and swallow tail is faster than your average fish. This fish is fast down the line and in the turns.
Rocker: helps you catch small waves on early takeoffs with more speed.
Bottom Contours: A single concave to a double concave keeps the board fast while a vee through the tail helps turn the board nicely.
Tail: The swallow tail provides a lot of bite on the wave even in small conditions.
Jersey Jack Surfboard, $499.99
Jersey Jack is friends with everybody. This versatile Groveler is easy, fast and fun. It’s great for all kinds of surfing conditions and ability levels. This board is small in size but loaded with personality and volume for catching different waves. Easy paddling will quickly make this your go-to board on smaller days.
Outline: The hybrid outline is fishy with a rounded pin nose that pulls in nice throughout to a tucked-in squash tail. The widepoint is pushed a little bit forward for stable performance while the squash tail anchors the board to the wave. 60/40 rails add a bit of looseness. This short board is packed with volume that help make it super manageable.
Rocker: The nose rocker is low and wide for stability with just enough kick to prevent from being caught up.
Bottom Contours: The light single concave to a double to vee contour out the tucked-in tail improves performance without sacrificing stability.
Tail: The tucked-in performance squash tail grabs hold of the wave. The tail is contoured for a great balance between speed and hold.
Oyster Catcher Surfboard, $499.99
A unique Groveler with a twist! The Oyster Catcher is a funboard that has transformed into a wave catching machine under 6 feet. The rounded nose is our exclusive design and allows the rider to reach peak speed. This mid entry rocker has enough flip in the nose and tail for those later take-offs. The Oyster Catcher is designed with 60/40 rails, and adds a bit of looseness to wider rounder shapes. This allows the rider to roll the board up on the rail for a smooth transition in cleaner, steeper waves. The bottom contour gives you plenty of lift with a single concave to double concave flowing out the back. Plus, it has 5 fins to give you endless fin combinations!
Outline: Unique round nose and tail with a bump to tuck in the tail for optimum control.
Rocker: The mid rocker provides a smooth ride and paddle with enough flip on the nose for those late take offs.
Bottom Contours: Single to double concave out the tail.
Tail: Bump with rounded pin.
Retro Series Complete Cruiser, $119.99
Our Retro Series Cruiser Skateboards go back to our glory days when Mike would hand make skateboards from his garage. With their retro shape and design, these cruisers look cool and are easy to ride. Made from 7-ply Canadian maple sandwiched together, durable construction with a patterned grip tape and printed logo. Assembled with sturdy trucks, 60mm wheels and ABEC-9 bearings, you’ll get a smooth ride on any flat terrain and the wheels won’t catch on sharper turns. Our Kona logo is printed on each skateboard so you’ll look sharp while shredding the streets. Enjoy this board for now, and pretty soon, we might think of creating a new fingerboard design to go with our life-sized skateboards, so that we can gift our customers more than one hobby to have fun with.
Bamboo Series Complete Cruiser, $139.99
Our Bamboo Series Cruiser Skateboards reflect back on the days of old when surfers, when good surf was hard to find, would build backyard longboards to surf the streets instead. With their classic surfboard shape and feel, these cruisers look cool and are easy to ride. Made from bamboo with Canadian maple sandwiched in between, durable construction with vintage vibes and classic charm. Assembled with 3mm risers, sturdy trucks, 62mm wheels and ABEC-9 bearings, you’ll get a smooth ride on any flat terrain and the wheels won’t catch on sharper turns. Our Kona logo is laser engraved on each skateboard so you’ll look sharp while shredding the streets.
Original Sun Series Complete Cruiser, $119.99
Our Classic Series Cruiser Skateboards, featuring our Original Sun logo, dates back to days of old when the founder built them in his garage. With their classic surfboard shape and feel, these cruisers look cool and are easy to ride. Made from bamboo with 6-ply Canadian maple sandwiched in between, durable construction with a sleek black bottom. Assembled with sturdy trucks, 60-70mm wheels and ABEC-9 bearings, you’ll get a smooth ride on any flat terrain and the wheels won’t catch on sharper turns. Our Kona Sun logo is printed on each skateboard so you’ll look sharp while shredding the streets.