Handplanes for Beginners

Below are The Bodysurfing Shops top picks for those who are new to bodysurfing. Our selection has been made based on performance and price point, allowing you to experience the joy of bodysurfing with a handplane that wont break the bank



The Stealth Plugga

Stealth Plugga Blk/Y 13"
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The cheapest handplane available on The Bodysurfing Shop.

Key features for beginners:

  • Small compact design

  • Spongey core for increased floatation and safety

  • Adjustable hand strap to fit all hand sizes.

  • Can handle small to medium sized waves

  • Very easy to use

 

Stealth Plugga Blue/Y 13"
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The DMC MiNi boRd

Constructed with a high quality PP Core, PE deck and rails and HDPE Slick Bottom its essentially a mini soft surfboard for the hand.

Key features for beginners:

  • Soft spongey feel for comfort and safety

  • Adjustable handstrap

  • Safety wrist leash included

  • Can handle small to medium large waves

  • Very easy to use


THe WAW BADFISH


WAW BadFish - Midnight
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Our higher priced beginner board - Made using recycled Ocean plastics the WAW BadFish is our environmentally friendly option and good choice for skills progression.

Key features for beginners

  • Adjustable handstrap

  • Safety wrist leash included

  • Not as floaty as our other choices but with its concaved and rockered design features it can be used by beginners and pros alike so the bodysurfer can improve but wont necessarily need to upgrade the handplane.