The surfboard originally used is about 5 meters long and weighs 50 to 60 kilograms. After the Second World War, foamed plastic panels appeared and the shape of the panels improved. The surfboard used now is 1.5 to 2.7 meters long, about 60 centimeters wide, and 7 to 10 centimeters thick. The plate is light and flat, and the front and rear ends are slightly narrower, and there is a stabilizing tail fin at the lower rear. In order to increase the friction, a waxy outer membrane is also coated on the surface. All surfboards weigh only 11 to 26 kilograms.
First, the long board – more than 9 feet in length, suitable for beginners.
Second, the short board – the length of 7 feet or less, is a technical type of wave board.
Third, the gun board – narrow and long, designed to cope with the big waves like the Hawaii region.
Fourth, the soft board – dynamic and mobile, not limited by the size of the wave, suitable for beginners.
Five, floating plate – wide board surface, slower speed change, suitable for beginners to practice on the wave board.
Sixth, the human body surfing – without using any tools, the human body in the shallower seaside, swimming, floating on the surface of the water, with the undulations of the waves.