I am a beginner surfer and have surfed for just three months. I rent a longboard everytime I go surfing but I wanted to get my own board by now.
But the thing is I just don’t fancy buying a longboard, but I know I won’t be able to catch waves with a shortboard. So, I thought I’d get a mid-length.
My question is, if I get a shorter board with similar volume, would it make a big difference as to the counts of catching waves? Because obviously I want to catch a lot of waves and practice my riding and learn some tricks.
The board I always rent is 9’, 23”, 3” and just under 60L. Currently, I’m looking at Firewire Addvance that is 7’, 22 3/4”, 3 1/16” with 59.7 L.
I didn’t find the right solution from the internet.