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Hand Board | Hand Surfer
If you’re having a bad day, catch a wave!
If you love bodysurfing or bodyboarding then it’s time to upgrade to a Good Wave handboard (also known as hand surfers). Our handboards spread out your surface area while bodysurfing and increase your buyoancy, getting you higher out of the water and into the wave with more control.
Good Wave has the best handboard collection, with the Salt Creek Classic Handboard (best for beginners), GoFloats Body Surfing Handplane/Handboard (if you like speed), Slyde Grom Soft top Bodysurfing Handboard (lightweight) and so on which is no more than 19 inches long and fits on your hand with an adjustable strap.
A bodysurf handboard also allows you to steer and guide yourself on the wave. The most important fact is it doesn’t require any prior experience and the waves can be cut up like a pro!
Bodysurfers need only a small handboard and can go anywhere! Bring it anywhere, handboards are compact and lightweight which is capable of fitting in any backpack whereas a traditional surfboard is up to 40 kg.
Other advantages of hand surfers include a lower price point than a traditional surfboard, super convenient for beginners (anyone can bodysurf!)
There's been a ton of innovation in the past few years in handboards, and this mini surfing board is getting famous day by day for its price and accessibility. The buoyancy of the handboard allows you more lift out of the water and therefore more speed and longer rides on the wave. The most experienced bodysurfers take take it to the next level with more waves and most importantly, more barrel time.
Size, material, and wave type- these three are the buying guide to choose the best surfing handboards which are available in our collection.
Best off, our handboards are high quality and safe for all ages!
So, what are you waiting for? Grab your favorite color and catch a wave!
Any other questions about getting started hand surfing? Please do not hestitate to Contact us. We are always there to help you.
Is Good Wave based in Australia?
Yes! While originally from San Diego, we have teammates across Australia, the US and Canada.
What is Good Wave’s handboard shipping time?
It typically takes 2 business days for us to process an order and 5-7 business days for shipping, but please excuse any delays due to Coronavirus. Feel free to reach out if you have any special requests such as an upcoming birthday, surf camp, etc.
Does Good Wave accept returns?
Yes, please refer to our Shipping & Returns page.
How do I contact Good Wave?
Urgent questions: please find us on chat on the bottom right of the website! If we're unavailable, we're helping another customer so please just leave us a message.
All other questions please use our contact form.
I want to order more than one handboard for bodysurfing. Can I get a discount?
Yes, please contact us.
Which hand surfer size is right for me / my child?
With most of our body surfing handboards ranging from about 10-12’, it is a matter of design preference! Please contact us with any specific questions.
Does Good Wave have inventory in a certain product?
If you can purchase it on our website, likely we have it. Sometimes we run out, but we can easily find you a replacement board or refund your order if so.