Latest News & Updates at Secretspot

Tomo Rides and Reviews the Seaside and Beyond

Secret Spot | 08/01/2020 12:29:34

Following on from the unprecedented success of the Seaside we have literally been dying to get our hands on the new Seaside and Beyond from Rob Machado and Firewire Surfboards. That day came to us when we took delivery of a sample board in the first week of January 2020 and the surf was.... More

Buying your first Surfboard

Secret Spot | 03/01/2020 16:51:53

Following on from our Grom’s winter wetsuit guide here’s a very handy guide to buying your first surfboard. Written by our surf coach Tori. We’ve had lots of confused family members on the hunt for the perfect beginner/intermediate surfboard to gift their beloved surf addicts recently.  Secret spot have been uniting surfers with their perfect.... More

2020 Christmas Gifts for Surfers

Secret Spot | 25/11/2019 16:03:18

Every year here at Secretspot, we make it our personal mission to wage a war on bad gifts for surfers. There’s now no need to receive or send poor gifts to loved ones at Xmas with our simple guide outlined below. Should you however send a gift from us that is unwanted, then rest assured you have until.... More

Junior Winter kit Guide 2020

Secret Spot | 21/11/2019 12:10:09

After such a successful season with our kid’s club season and lots of frothing Grommit’s eager to get back in the water. We thought we would create a Junior kit guide for 2020. We can imagine your new mini surf addicts are chomping at the bit for their very own boards and wetsuits and with.... More


Secret Spot | 21/11/2019 10:45:23

With King of the Point now well into our waiting period, we are psyched to unveil this years entries. As this epic comp enters its 3rd year, its awesome to see more competitors than ever before join us on the search for classic east coast swells – good luck to all you chargers, lets hope mother natures.... More

Womens 2019/2020 Winter Wetsuit Guide

Secret Spot | 11/11/2019 13:05:13

We caught up with Head surf coach at Scarborough surf School and Secret spot team member Tori,  to hear all about the latest range of women’s winter wetsuits and what will keep you snug through the long winter months - Tori has over 15 years of surfing experience under her belt and has been coaching here in Scarborough.... More

Seaside & Beyond

Secret Spot | 06/11/2019 13:00:56

Following on from the super popular Seaside that Mr Rob Machado brought to us in the UK in 2019, we are super stoked to be very soon stocking Rob's new shape the Seaside and Beyond. This will be landing with us January 2020 and this new board is really causing quite a stir here.... More

Grab a Free Trip to ‘The Wave’ @ Bristol

Secret Spot | 05/11/2019 14:16:50

We are stoked to be giving away a Trip to ‘The wave’ in Bristol on the 18th of November, courtesy of our good friends at FCS!  Generating up to 1,000 quality waves per hour, ranging from 50cm (1.7ft) to almost 2m (6.5ft) the Wavegarden Cove technology is seriously epic and this is an opportunity not to be missed.  With a.... More

Emily Reviews the Patagonia Yulex R4

Secret Spot | 18/10/2019 12:03:22

The North Sea gets a little chilly, so a good wetsuit is absolutely essential to make the most of our beautiful, but freezing, winter swells. Last winter I made the rookie error of trying to scrimp on a wetsuit - I ended up surfing the whole thing in a 5/4 comp suit without an attached hood. Needless to say, I.... More

Introducing the Seaside Woolight // Firewire x Machado

Secret Spot | 17/10/2019 11:52:17

What comes to mind when you’re thinking about wool? Other than it’s obvious uses such as housing insulation and winter clothing. You can now throw surfboards into the equation. Firewire are once again pushing boundaries and jumping further into the realm of eco-friendly technology. Now they’re introducing the new Wool-Light Technology in their most sought after.... More

Keep Warm in Winter // A Surfers Guide

Secret Spot | 15/10/2019 14:22:27

As the water temperature begins to drop and the air gets fresh, It’s time to pack away the Tees and get out the woolly hats!!  As the nights draw in and the winter swell starts to hit, you need to make sure you stay warm and stay stoked!  To get you winter ready, we have some great advice to keep.... More

Scarborough Surf Festival // Saturday 5th of October

Secret Spot | 02/10/2019 11:53:09

Come and join Scarborough Surf School on the 5th of October at North Bay Scarborough for an awesome day of beach activities!! Here's what we have going on: 10am // Wave Project // We have been proudly working with Wave Project for a good while now and really want to show how this great.... More

Secret Spot 30th Birthday Weekender // 7th–8th September 2019

Secret Spot | 30/08/2019 14:10:30

Put this one in your diary! Secretspot is 30 years young on the 7th of September 2019, so we are hosting a weekend of fun at our Cayton Beach store, which will include the Patagonia worn wear tour, a surf and swap event, a foamie only surf comp, BBQ, party, overnight camping at Cayton and a.... More

Ben Gravy x Wave Bandit // Performer and E.Z rider

Secret Spot | 02/08/2019 16:24:21

We’ve seen Jamie O’Brien charge Pipeline on his 9ft log, we’ve seen him send it on a 6ft6 Skipper at Waimea shore break and now we have Ben Gravy joining the party with his Wave Bandit range – The Performer  - a High Performance Fish Shape & the E.Z Rider, Fun Egg shape great for beginners and advanced alike .... More

Slater Designs // No Brainer

Secret Spot | 01/08/2019 12:39:46

We are red lining in anticipation as we approach the final days before the newest release by Slater Designs, the No Brainer lands here at HQ. This board has stirred a lot of excitement within the realms of Instagram and social media prior to its release, but for good reason. The shape itself is easy on the eye and as.... More