Saturday, 22 December 2012

Heres to Another Year...

So this is our last post of 2012! Just wanted to wish all our friends, family, customers & suppliers a very happy Christmas, it has been quite a year. Thanks for being a part of it... it would not be the same without you!

We shall leave you with a photo taken by David Muir in Morrocco. It is a amazing shot and just captures the beauty, the stoke and the awe of surfing. We are blessed, amongst it all. See you on the flip side...


Friday, 14 December 2012

Testing out the New Hand Planes

Body surfing is the simplest and some might say purest way to surf. In the last few years it is having a bit of a resurgence. Partly due to new film releases (Come Hell or High Water) and maybe due to a new generation discovering the beauty and stoke of body surfing.

North Devon local Joel Blackman has been on the body surfing train for a wee while. He has recently brought out some new handplanes and has been testing them out at Croyde Beach. Joel has started a range made out of foam, giving you more float and the opportunity to create unique and high performing designs. He is one of the few guys in the UK to be doing this. They are in our store for you to check out. Could make a cool crimbo present.

all photos | JB Designs

Wednesday, 5 December 2012

Saturday, 1 December 2012

Body Surfing

North devon local designer and shaper Joel Blackman is just starting to bring out some of his hand planes... looking pretty sic. 

Saturday, 17 November 2012

Second hand boards

Got a few second hand boards in the store at the mo, in very good condition looking for a new home. Get in touch if any catch your eye...  :) 

Thursday, 15 November 2012

HASU wetsuits

HASU: Excellence

The 4/3 wetsuits are now in store, just in time for winter! Here's a little about HASU and the suit... 

HASU has been built over the last 5 years using every bit of knowledge learnt in the building of Nineplus. HASU is built on quality and performance while concentrating on classic and simple. Partnering with some of the best technical material suppliers in the world of form and function. Welcome to our latest offering... 

HASU wetsuits are made exclusively from Japanese Yamamoto neoprene, utilizing the very best of materials.

There is also nothing on the body of the wetsuit to absorb water so the wetsuits remain very light which means more water time and muscles do not tire due to carrying water that is in the wetsuit.

Fine mesh skin surface for double durable but lightweight smooth-skin, lined in 6000 yamamoto - the most flexiable, strechable lining available. The memory of our neoprene will retain full stretch qualities over 2000 times which prevents stretch out in your wetsuit. 

The suit lining is furnished in Zirconium (front and back) which absorbs body heat and then blankets it against the skin preventing cooling.

The inside arms and legs are taped in 0.5 mm Yamamoto taping and reinforced on every seam joint.

In short... a darn good suit! 


Tuesday, 13 November 2012

The Beginnings

We are stoked to be able to bring to you the beginnings of our new range. Now in store.

Friday, 9 November 2012


(Photo Dan Costa)

An insightful interview on the founder of Nineplus, Richard Balding. Taken from the Adventures in Trim blog....

Tuesday, 30 October 2012


Incoming to North Devon! Stoked to be getting some more Bing boards in. To wet your appetite of the incoming beauties we've put them up on our 
website. This time round we've got some Pucks, some more Dharmas, a Levitator, a Lovebird, an Elevator, a few Pintails and a few Mini Pintails, a Silver Spoon, a Feral Pig, some Mini Simmons, a Synchronizer... some real beauts.

Wednesday, 24 October 2012

The Passing of a Surfing Legend


Donald Takayama
1943 - 2012

"Hawaiian Pro Designs founder and master surfbord shaper/designer Donald Takayama passed away due to surgery complications on October 22nd 2012.

Donalds Family and team of board builders at Hawaiian Pro Designs would like to thank everyone for the tremendous outpouring of love and support for one of surfing's greatest surfer/shapers in history." 

Hawaiian Pro Designs

Monday, 22 October 2012

October Treats....


Days like this one in October (20th October 2012) 
make you stoked to be in North Devon and 
stoked to be a surfer.

Croyde Bay



Woolacombe Bay

  Surfing is a gift for sure! Hope you got some good ones...

Saturday, 20 October 2012






At Nineplus, we like to think our changing room is 'probably the best changing room in the world'... to coin a phrase! Ready for all your changing needs... from wetsuits to boots, from clothing to posing. Room for two in there for sure... 

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