hempbuzz United States (US) 291 Questions 5 Answers 0 Best Answers 40 Points View Profile 0 hempbuzz Asked: June 29, 20202020-06-29T16:08:07-04:00 2020-06-29T16:08:07-04:00In: Other Are hemp surfboards lightweight? 0 Are hemp surfboards lightweight? surfboards Share Facebook 12 Answers Voted Oldest Recent Hempmaster3000 0 Questions 214 Answers 0 Best Answers 461 Points View Profile Hempmaster3000 2020-07-18T13:09:02-04:00Added an answer on July 18, 2020 at 1:09 pm My buddy has one, and yes, they are. Significantly lighter! It’s almost like cheating! It’s more durable and buoyant, it takes waves better, turns better, basically does everything better. Plus, it’s way better for the environment when it does come time to retire the board. It just makes sense to get a hemp board! 1 Reply Share Share Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on LinkedIn Share on WhatsApp HempGuru United States (US) 0 Questions 126 Answers 0 Best Answers 276 Points View Profile HempGuru 2020-08-16T10:37:06-04:00Added an answer on August 16, 2020 at 10:37 am With everyone switching to sustainable materials, surfers are also now turning to environmentally friendly products. But there are several other reasons for the growing popularity of hemp surfboards. First of all, they are incredibly durable and long-lasting. Then, unlike the traditional boards, these are quite lightweight and easy to handle without compromising strength. And best of all, the prices are still around the same range as the regular products. 0 Reply Share Share Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on LinkedIn Share on WhatsApp Cleverclogs 0 Questions 204 Answers 0 Best Answers 414 Points View Profile Cleverclogs 2020-07-28T20:40:21-04:00Added an answer on July 28, 2020 at 8:40 pm Yes! Compared to most other surfboard composites, hemp surfboards are incredibly lightweight. Add to this the fact they wick away excess moisture with ease, they’re long-lasting and eco-friendly; and you can start to see why they’re fast becoming the new surfboard material of choice! 0 Reply Share Share Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on LinkedIn Share on WhatsApp acevedobenitez 0 Questions 182 Answers 0 Best Answers 366 Points View Profile acevedobenitez 2020-07-28T20:39:49-04:00Added an answer on July 28, 2020 at 8:39 pm Surfboards made from hemp fibers are very light-weight and highly durable. These boards are more flexible than traditional boards, making handling on the water a breeze. You have the added benefit of a board made from strong and sustainable materials. Because hemp is more durable than traditional materials, you do not have to worry about as much wear and tear on your board. 0 Reply Share Share Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on LinkedIn Share on WhatsApp MarcLouis 0 Questions 187 Answers 0 Best Answers 376 Points View Profile MarcLouis 2020-07-25T10:49:19-04:00Added an answer on July 25, 2020 at 10:49 am Hemp surfboards are known to be lightweight. However, that does not mean they aren’t durable. Hemp has one of the highest weight to strength ratios of any natural materials. The popularity of hemp surfboards continues to rise as more people decide to use them for their durability and eco friendly properties. 0 Reply Share Share Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on LinkedIn Share on WhatsApp Abe Melbourne, Australia 2 Questions 238 Answers 0 Best Answers 559 Points View Profile Abigail 2020-07-14T10:56:50-04:00Added an answer on July 14, 2020 at 10:56 am Bringing about the future hemp revolutionary road is like a massive turning out point in the producers’ minds! We can observe it in the surfing industry as good as it gets. Hemp surfboards are dozens of times flexible than their contesters. Getting more air and organic cores with the best outcome of speed can be defined as its benefits. 0 Reply Share Share Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on LinkedIn Share on WhatsApp wordsmith 0 Questions 256 Answers 0 Best Answers 531 Points View Profile wordsmith 2020-07-14T10:56:29-04:00Added an answer on July 14, 2020 at 10:56 am Sustainability is now the future of surfing. Aside from obviously being an eco-friendly, surfboards made from hemp is also lighter and stronger compared to the fiberglass surfboards that are regularly used. Being lightweight means, it can be easily carried and transported. Hemp surfboards also give a lot of benefits such as very sturdy and can withstand heavy waves, completely biodegradable, no harmful by-products, and UV resistant. 0 Reply Share Share Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on LinkedIn Share on WhatsApp Moogdummy 0 Questions 246 Answers 0 Best Answers 521 Points View Profile Moogdummy 2020-07-10T18:16:20-04:00Added an answer on July 10, 2020 at 6:16 pm Because hemp is buoyant yet durable, it makes for a great surfboard. A native Hawaiian popularized the idea when he created his own surfboards made of hemp. It’s probably similar to how you construct “hemp wood.” He deserves a medal for his ingenuity. 🙂 0 Reply Share Share Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on LinkedIn Share on WhatsApp CrayM 0 Questions 311 Answers 0 Best Answers 655 Points View Profile CrayM 2020-07-11T10:19:10-04:00Added an answer on July 11, 2020 at 10:19 am Yes! Very light, as stated above by fellow commentators. Popularity of these products is gaining fast due to the availability of increasing and hemp prices falling in the past few years. 0 Reply Share Share Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on LinkedIn Share on WhatsApp amanda.tolar Waynesburg, United States (US) 0 Questions 313 Answers 0 Best Answers 661 Points View Profile amanda.tolar 2020-07-10T18:13:17-04:00Added an answer on July 10, 2020 at 6:13 pm Yes, they are! Hemp is more flexible, more durable, and much lighter than carbon, which makes for an optimal board! 0 Reply Share Share Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on LinkedIn Share on WhatsApp Melody 0 Questions 189 Answers 0 Best Answers 387 Points View Profile Melody 2020-07-08T15:22:27-04:00Added an answer on July 8, 2020 at 3:22 pm Yes! Ultra light, in fact. With a super incredible flex pattern, twice as flexible as carbon for a much less chattery and more responsive board feel. You can get more air. The board lasts longer. Resists dings better. And 1000 times less toxic than the old models! 0 Reply Share Share Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on LinkedIn Share on WhatsApp wavess 0 Questions 234 Answers 0 Best Answers 496 Points View Profile wavess 2020-07-08T14:07:23-04:00Added an answer on July 8, 2020 at 2:07 pm Yes, hemp surfboards are extremely lightweight. They are also durable, which makes them ideal for floating in the water without getting damaged. Hemp surfboards are also generally more flexible, which makes for a more responsive board. 0 Reply Share Share Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on LinkedIn Share on WhatsApp Leave an answerCancel replyYou must login to add an answer. Username or email* Password* Remember Me! Forgot Password?