Gear News: Dakine Launches John Florence Surfboard Day Bag

Protect your board like the two-time world champ.

If you’re a regular surfer (and even if you’re not), you should be protecting your board from the wear-and-tear that occurs when heading to the beach -- most of us take cars to go surf, and your board can get rattled around in the back pretty bad.

That’s why it’s important to invest in a day bag for your board - you want to protect one of your most valuable assets. Plus, with their comfy shoulder straps, it just makes sense to have your everyday board in a day bag.

If you’re looking for your first bag, or are looking for a new option, then let us point you to a brand-new option, designed with help from the two-time reigning world champ John Florence: the Dakine John Florence Daylight Thruster Bag ($70-$90 depending on size).

The John Florence Daylight Thruster Bag. Photo: Courtesy of Dakine

Expanding on his signature collection with Dakine, the Florence Daylight Thruster “is constructed of lightweight, yet durable 420 denier nylon ripstop with TPU venting, a heat-reflective silver tarpaulin interior to regulate heat inside the bag, and is lined with a protective 8mm closed cell foam padding for added protection,” according to a press release issued by the brand.

Its slim silhouette fits a single board perfectly and also features a corrosion proof molded YKK main zipper, a water resistant stash pocket, a padded grab handle and a breathable padded shoulder strap for carry comfort.

The JJF Collection from Dakine is available now. Photo: Dakine

Florence of course is no stranger to the rigors of travel on surfboards. So you can bet if he’s using this bag, it’s as good as day bags get.

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