Surfboard stretch covers, also known as board socks of surfboard bags, are essential for protecting your surfboard from damage. Our range of surfboard covers includes the FCS stretch sock surfboard cover and the FCS stretch all purpose cover surfboard sock, both made from durable, lightweight materials such as polyester or neoprene. Their flexible yet strong construction ensures your board is protected during transport and storage. For extended periods of storage, it's recommended to use an additional layer of protection, such as a dedicated board bag. We also offer travel covers for those who are always on the go, whether you're carrying your board on the roof of your car, in the back seat, or in the cargo hold of a plane. Browse our full range of surfboard covers today, including surf covers, day trip surf covers, travel covers, and longboard covers, and enjoy free shipping on orders over $50.
While a surfboard cover is not a necessary accessory for all surfers, it can provide many benefits and help protect your surfboard from damage. A cover can protect your board from scratches, dings, and other types of damage that may occur during transport and storage. It can also protect it from the elements, including UV light and dust, which can affect the appearance and performance of your surfboard over time. Additionally, surfboard covers can make it easier and more convenient to transport your board, especially if you travel with it often.
Here are some tips for protecting your surfboard when traveling:
By following these tips, you can help protect your surfboard and ensure that it arrives at your destination in good condition.
The size of the surfboard cover you need depends on the dimensions of your surfboard. You should measure your surfboard's length, width, and thickness to determine the right size cover. Most surfboard covers are labeled with the dimensions they are designed to fit, so you can compare your measurements to find the right one.
When measuring your surfboard, it's important to measure it at its widest points and to make sure to account for any protrusions or fins. If you're in doubt, it's always better to go for a slightly larger cover, as a cover that is too small can put stress on the seams and zippers, which can cause them to fail.
It's also a good idea to consider the type of surfboard cover you need, as there are different covers designed for different types of boards, such as shortboards, longboards, and funboards.
If you're planning on traveling with your surfboard, here are some tips to help you pack it safely and securely: