If you live to surf and are aiming to test your skills on Hawaii’s wicked waves, you may want to bring your trusty surfboard with you. But, how do you pack your surfboard so that it arrives in Hawaii in all one piece? Neal from Surfboard Shack has written an excellent step by step guide to packing and shipping surfboards that will keep your board safe and secure for traveling.
Neal not only describes all the steps for securely packing your surfboard, he also documents the steps with excellent photos. He starts with describing all the necessary packing supplies:
Packing foam (sheets)
Bubble wrap (optional)
Then he documents how to use all the materials and go from this:
To a well packed surfboard box, complete with carrying handle
Neal flew with his surfboards to the US Mainland on Hawaiian Airlines. Of course, extra baggage fees apply and Neal was charged $100 for his two surfboards. The packing supplies cost another $40. Be sure and check out Neal’s complete surfboard packing guide.