The only time I ever went surfing, I shit my pants. It was down at Boobies with the Eldridge brothers, who grew up surfing there, and I really had no idea what I was doing. After farting around for ages trying to get out, I tried and failed to get any waves. Then, I finally managed to catch one (Tom reckoned it was the biggest one of the day, but I think he was just being nice) and I took off so fast I didn’t even try to stand up. Next thing I knew, I was in about a foot of water looking like a dick…
Anyway, if surfing is your thing then the new Nixon Supertide could be the watch for you – the Supertide is an advanced digital watch which features tide, sunset and sunrise data for more than 230 beaches worldwide. Time your surf sessions right and you don’t even have to think. With the rhythm of the tide, The Supertide syncs you up with the motion of the ocean so you hit the lineup right on time, every time
The Supertide — “Next generation tide watch” In its smooth, one-piece silicone suit, it looks like fun but The Supertide is serious about surf. With pre-programmed tide charts and sunrise/sunset data for over 230 global surf spots, plus easy-to-use future tide and a heat timer, light and integrated push-button controls, it’s as fanatical about the waves as you. And on top of it all, the super-bright, high-resolution display takes this surf-specific model to another level. Available NOW in black, white, surplus, sky blue and red.