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Peak to Peak Part 3: The North Shore

May 27, 2016

In Peak to Peak Part 3: The North Shore, Don tell us about his time riding waves on the legendary North Shore of Oahu. From...

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Memorial Day Sale!

May 23, 2016

Don't miss our Memorial Day Sale! Save up to 50% on Summer essentials! Friday, May 27th - Monday, May 30th.  Sale is in-store ONLY  ...

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Best in Show - Our Top 5 Mens Boardshorts

May 17, 2016

The south swells are starting to roll in and sessions are lasting well past dinner, which must mean we are dropping head first into summer....

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Hansen by Gerry Lopez the Dart Surfboard

May 13, 2016

In honor of The Boardroom Show Icons Of Foam Honoring Gerry Lopez this weekend May 14th and 15th at The Fairgrounds we wanted to share...

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Creative Cool - Julian Martin

May 10, 2016

There’s a creative mastermind in our midst, capturing the interaction between those that set our culture on fire and the trails they blaze. Armed with...

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The Parallelogram by Ryan Burch

May 06, 2016

From ryanburchsurfboards.com WHAT IS AN ASYMMETRICAL SURFBOARD An asymmetrical surfboard can be any shape or size, as long as both sides are not the same. The...

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Why the O'Neill Hammer Spring Wetsuit is Your Best Option

May 04, 2016

Watch Josh give you his opinion on why he prefers the price point O'Neill Hammer wetsuit over  some of the more expensive spring wetsuit options....

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"WAVE OF THE WINTER” FILM PREMIERE AT HANSEN’S

May 03, 2016

O'Neill Presents: Wave Of The Winter this day, May 5th, 2016 at 6:30 pm, hosted by the SurflineForecast Team! For more info check this site There...

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Baja Survival Guide

April 27, 2016

Just south of San Diego lies a land of intrigue, adventure and endless opportunity. Sure, there are rumors of it resembling the Wild West and...

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The Hansen Surf Shop Story

In the early 1960s, Don Hansen returned home to Cardiff, California from an epic surf season on the North Shore of Oahu and opened up Hansen Surfboards. As the 1960s were a time of radical progression in the surf world, by the 1970s surfing was transforming from an outcast lifestyle sport into a mainstream source of recreation for California families.

Identifying the need for a quality surf shop, Don moved his operation up the street to Encinitas and opened up Hansen Surfboards, a retail store located directly across the street from the world renowned wave at Swami’s. Still family owned and operated, Hansen’s is San Diego County’s preeminent surf retailer.

Hansen’s has become much more than a surf shop and now stands as pillar of the community, offering a place for surfers, beach enthusiasts and travelers alike to shop, learn and talk story. With a knowledgeable staff that lives and breathes the surf and beach lifestyle, Hansen’s prides itself on selling fun!

With over 20,000 square feet of retail space, a large selection of today’s top surf and fashion brands and an expert staff, shopping at Hansen’s is truly an experience. We carry all of surfing’s most prominent labels including: Quiksilver, Billabong, Rip Curl, O’Neill, Volcom, Hurley, RVCA and Roxy as well as fashion forward brands like: Brixton, Nixon, Poler, RAEN and Vissla.

For over 40 years, Hansen Surfboards has led the way in both surfboard production and surf and fashion retail. From our large selection of over 500 surfboards, ski and snowboard shop and huge selection of boardshorts, surf clothing, wetsuits and sandals, Hansen’s has everything you need to keep you looking and feeling coastal cool.

Shop online or stop in today and allow Hansen’s experienced and professional staff help you find the right beach and surf wear and equipment, so you can enjoy the stoke of a life lived to the fullest!