How to Repair Your Bodyboard and Fix 3 Types of Common Damages
Morey BodyBoards Blog
by Web Developer
7M ago
Bodyboarding offers a world of exhilarating experiences on the waves. And like all well-loved sports equipment, bodyboards too can show signs of wear over time. The good news? With a few handy tools and the right approach, you can easily address most damages, giving your beloved board a longer, more robust life. For visual learners, we've also made an easy-to-follow video tutorial to guide you through the process. Dive into this guide and watch our video to learn how to fix 3 typical bodyboard issues. Let's keep you riding those waves longer!   1. Bubbling Issues   Bubbling on a bo ..read more
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From Paipo to Morey Boogie: The Evolution of Bodyboarding
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by Morey Bodyboards
8M ago
The lure of the ocean has always been powerful. Its waves have called to us for generations, inspiring countless innovations in our quest to conquer and harness its majesty. Among these innovations, one stands out for its simplicity and effectiveness: the bodyboard. But, to understand the modern bodyboard, we must journey back in time to its ancestor - the Paipo. Ancient Roots: The Paipo  The Paipo, meaning "short board" in Hawaiian, is believed to have originated in Polynesia hundreds of years ago. Carved from solid wood, these boards were not just tools; they were cultural artifacts ..read more
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The Morey Boogie Board that Traveled the World: A Family's Tale
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by Morey Bodyboards
9M ago
(Surprise in action! Watch as Brooke gifts her dad a brand new boogieboard, the exact same model he got 30 years ago. The joy on his face says it all!)   Every so often, we come across a story that reminds us of the profound impact our Morey boogie boards have had on people's lives. Today, we're taking you on a journey through time with a tale that'll warm your hearts and make you want to grab your board and head to the beach. This isn't just about a board; it's about the memories, adventures, and the love that's been passed down through families like treasured heirlooms. This story is a ..read more
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How to Wax Your Bodyboard for Optimal Performance
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by Morey Bodyboards
9M ago
When it comes to bodyboarding, ensuring your board is correctly waxed is key to performance and comfort. Bodyboard wax increases grip, prevents slippage, and offers a more stable and controlled ride. This guide will walk you through the process of waxing your board and help you understand when and why it’s necessary. Do All Bodyboards Need Waxing? Not every bodyboard demands wax. Typically, those with sleek, glossy surfaces or boards featuring PE (Polyethylene) cores can use a bit of waxing for an extra grip. The addition of wax helps keep the rider securely in place, particularly in warmer ..read more
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Board Education Series Part 1: Anatomy of a Bodyboard
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by Morey Bodyboards
10M ago
  Hang loose, wave warriors! Welcome to our comprehensive guide on the anatomy of a bodyboard! Whether you're a seasoned pro or a curious newbie, understanding the ins and outs of a bodyboard is crucial for catching those epic waves. So, wax up your imagination as we break down each component of a bodyboard. The Core: The core is the beating heart of your bodyboard. It is made from foam materials like expanded polystyrene (EPS), polyethylene (PE), or polypropylene (PP). Each material has its own characteristics, offering varying levels of buoyancy, flex, and durability. The Deck: The ..read more
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Installing a Bodyboard Leash and Plug: Morey's Step-by-Step Guide
Morey BodyBoards Blog
by Web Developer
11M ago
  Unlock the freedom to ride with confidence and learn how to install a leash and plug on your bodyboard all by yourself with this simple and essential guide. Stay strapped in for your next epic wave-riding sessions. Let's dive in! Here's what you'll need:  Ruler Marker Coin (a quarter would do) Screwdriver Leash Leash plug Leash Plug Installation: Determine the placement of the plug: Determine where you want your leash plug to be placed, based on your preferred attachment side and whether you'll be using a wrist or ankle leash.  For regular stance (left foot forward) riders ..read more
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The Science Behind the Mental and Physical Health Benefits of Bodyboarding in Mental Health Awareness Month
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by Morey Bodyboards
1y ago
May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and what better way to celebrate than by talking about the mental and physical benefits of bodyboarding? Bodyboarding is not only a thrilling and fun activity, but it also has numerous positive effects on both our mental and physical health. Mental Health Benefits Bodyboarding is an excellent way to reduce stress and anxiety levels. When you're out in the water, you're in a different environment that helps you disconnect from the daily routine and focus on the present moment. According to a study conducted by the University of Portsmouth, water-based acti ..read more
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Get the full Boogie Experience with these new MACH12 MDS kits
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by Morey Bodyboards
2y ago
To get the full Boogie experience, Morey have created two kits, The Essentials Kit, with Churchill Makupuu Swimfins and tethers and The Premium Kit, with Churchill Makapuu Pro Swimfins and Travel Wheely Bodyboard Bag.   For all types of bodyboarders, the MACH12 MDS is the latest bodyboard from Morey, with a new slick called the MACH Dynamic Speed (MDS) System, that allows water to flow through the channel from the top to the bottom of the board.   The embedded stringer gives the added strength for a stronger board and at an affordable $64.99 or $109.99 for 2 pack.&nb ..read more
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Thoughts from a shaver: Jon Henderson's tips for boarders
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by Morey Bodyboards
2y ago
  Jon Henderson, who helped shaped the Morey MACH12 MDS, gives us some quick tips to help you along your ride.  What types of waves/beaches are best for learning to bodyboard? When learning to bodyboard, it is important to avoid dangerous beaches with rocks, swift currents, or big waves.  Look for a beach with a lifeguard on duty, and ask them about the ocean conditions (i.e. tide, swell, currents, etc.). Smaller, gently breaking waves in the 2’-4’ size range are best for learning. How do I steer a bodyboard? Turning a bodyboard is easy.  Once you have caught the wave, s ..read more
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Morey MACH12 MDS is here
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by Morey Bodyboards
2y ago
[CARSON, CA] Morey Bodyboards, the iconic bodyboard company that invented bodyboarding, has released the MACH12 MDS bodyboard for sale exclusively online with a MSRP of US$64.99. The 42.5” MACH12 MDS bodyboard introduces the new “MACH Dynamic Speed” (MDS) system that was developed in consultation with Jon Henderson, board shaper based in Santa Cruz, California. MDS allows the rider to gain more speed with the dual v-hull channels that run from just below the nose to just above the tail of the board. “This is innovation that we could have only developed with both the experience of 50 years of b ..read more
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