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A snippet of what’s happening at right now. From forecasts, to a session heads up, to special offers and gear reviews…everything through our eyes!

Buying a Wetsuit – by the experts at

bigsurf Buying a Wetsuit Tips & Care

When it comes to buying a wetsuit, at we offer the best performing ranges, real value, and the best advice. Check out our wetsuit selection & care tips… Buying a wetsuit is usually the first step into watersports. Your wetsuit is the last line of defence when it comes to your protection against the cold, wind, and the suns […]

Summer 2016 …Surf Clonakilty

bigsurfshop Inchydonney Summer Surf Clonakilty 2016

It’s safe to say, the 2016 Summer Surf Clonakilty season is going great!  We hope it is for you too… Come surf Clonakilty with us!  The weather and tides have been putting on some good conditions, enough for everybody to get some quality water time.  We’ve been playing in the surf behind the shop at Inchydonney almost ever week. […]

Opening Hours for Christmas at!

Bigsurfshop Opening Hours

Opening hours for Christmas 2015 …make sure you get your orders placed in time for a Christmas delivery! We will be working right up to Wednesday 23rd December, until 17:00, to make sure you get everything you need before Christmas arrives! For Irish national deliveries, the last date of dispatch from our shop before Christmas is Tuesday, 22nd December 2015.  Orders […]

Black Friday at

Black Friday

Black Friday has finally arrived and we have some awesome discounts available! To be honest, the weather conditions are going off today at our local beaches!  So rather than waste time shopping, we recommend skipping off the day job and going to the beach! But rather than have you miss out on a Black Friday deal, until 17:00 […]

Thursday Deal: 20% OFF ALL Windsurf Harnesses

Windsurf harnesses

The quality of your windsurfing can depend a lot on your windsurf harness so make sure you have the best one available and get 20% OFF ALL windsurf harnesses at! Your direct connection to your windsurfing rig is through your harness, making it a critical component to have correct for you and your style […]

Inchydoney Island Wave Event

Inchydoney Windsurf Wave Event with

You’re invited to our 2015 Inchydoney Island Windsurfing Fun Wave Event…5-6th December…with roll over option to 12-13th! is delighted to announce our most anticipated windsurf event of 2015!  This FUN wave event will take place on Inchydoney Island, just outside Clonakilty, in West Cork, on Saturday December 5th and Sunday December 6th.  Inchydoney can produce some of […]

Thursday Deal: 20% OFF ALL Wetsuit Boots at

wetsuit boots

Keep your feet warm and protected and stay out on the water for longer with a pair of wetsuit boots from Starting Thursday November 19th at 10 a.m we’ll be giving 20% OFF ALL wetsuit boots while stocks last! Wetsuit boots or shoes are your first line of defense against foreign objects when out […]

Thursday Deals – In case you missed it!

Thursday Deals

Don’t miss out on the great discounts available every week with the Thursday Deals! Everyone loves a discount, right?  At, we have had some great offers on new gear every week with our Thursday deals…everything is discounted while stocks last.  But lately Pearse has been feeling very generous and has decided to keep […]

Thursday Deal: 15% OFF ALL Aluminium Windsurf Booms

aluminum windsurf boom

It’s almost Halloween but there’s nothing scary about the prices at! From Thursday October 29th get 15% OFF any aluminium windsurf boom, but only while stocks last! The windsurf boom is your connection to your rig. All feedback from your rig is relayed through booms and will give you the full picture of how […]

Affordable Surf Gear at

Affordable surf gear

Buying affordable watersports gear from has just got a whole lot easier! With household bills seeming as if they are never ending these days, it makes it difficult to buy new gear, right?  Right.  At we’ve come up with some great ways to help you trade up, or being honest, ways to “justify” why we need […]

Thursday Deal: 20% OFF all Spartan Wetsuits!

Get 20% OFF all Spartan wetsuits at

As we say goodbye to the Summer we don’t want anybody getting cold in the water, so we’re giving a huge 20% OFF all spartan wetsuits starting Thursday Oct 8th, while stocks last! For the occasional beach visit, for the ‘every weekend’ warrior, and for the expert rider looking to add to your waterwear protection […]

Beach Beat Surfboards now at!

Something for you to drool over… Beach beat surfboards, fresh off the shaping racks, exclusively available at! Beach beat surfboards was founded in the mid 80’s in Cornwall by a young Australian surf star and world wanderer, Peter ‘chops’ Lascelles.  After arriving in St Agnes, Cornwall in the early 80’s, Chops made Cornwall and […]

Life Jackets in Cork from

Life jacket has a great range of life jackets available online or in-store in our shop in Clonakilty. If you’re looking to buy life jackets in Cork, or get one shipped to anywhere in the country you’ve come to the right place. offers a wide variety of PFD’s, Buoyancy Aids, Impact/Crash Vests and life jackets. […]


summer clearance

Get up to 50% OFF in the summer clearance sale! On Thursday, August 20th, we’ll be starting our Summer Clearance sale on selected stock items.  By purchasing in-store or online, you can get up to a massive 50% off full price!  Orders over €50 to Ireland will be shipped on a next day delivery service…for FREE! Check out some of the great […]

bigsurfshop Bantry Windsurfing Race Event – 8th-9th August 2015

Bantry Windsurfing Event 2015

The bigsurfshop Bantry windsurfing slalom event this year, also served to be round 4 of the 2015 Irish Windsurfing Association championship calendar, and took place over the weekend of the 8th and 9th August. 19 competitors took part in figure of eight slalom racing at the bigsurfshop Bantry windsurfing event, consisting of a wide course set into […] Irish Windsurfing Event 2015

The 2015 Irish National Windsurfing Race Event will be taking place on the weekend of 8th and 9th August, at Abbey Beach, Bantry, Co.Cork.  Come say hello! If you can uphaul your rig comfortably, plane in a minimum of 15 knots comfortably, and attempt a gybe, then you’re good enough to be able to take part in the […]

The top 10 Starboard SUP boards…

starboard sup

The top 10 Starboard SUP boards?  Our equipment guru ignores the marketing and magazine test blurb, and makes this list, our top 10… You’ll be hard pressed to find a better brand overall than Starboard, given their long established reputation in “INNOVATION QUALITY”…something we’ve seen again and again in their windsurfing and SUP boards back through the years. I purchased the very first […]

Free Change Bag and Keymaster with every new Kite

Freeride kitesurfing kites

Get a FREE Northcore change bag and Aquapac Keymaster with every new Kite bought from! From Thursday, July 9, we’ll throw a Northcore change bag and an Aquapac keymaster in with every new Kite bought from absolutely FREE! All water users want to keep their belongings safe and have a convenient way of […]

FREE leash with every new SUP board & Paddle

SUP Leash

Buy any new SUP board and new paddle from and we’ll include a leash absolutely FREE! Stand Up Paddle boarding has been, and still is the fastest growing watersport in Ireland, the UK, Europe and the world! is Ireland`s specialist SUP Shop. We give FREE advice when buying your stand up paddle board. […]

Kitesurf Accessories from

Freeride kitesurfing kites

If your looking for the best and latest kitesurf accessories and repair kits then has everything you need to keep you out on the water for longer! Using performance kites and boards means you’ll need some accessories to keep everything, including yourself, in tune and in tip top condition! Here we offer everything from […]