Hanalei Surf Swap Meet – Find Great Deals on Surfboards

When you move to Kauai, one of the first items people want to buy is a surfboard to begin their new lifestyle. If you have never surfed, it is great to have options on used boards to learn what size works best for you. For the experienced surfer, it is also a good opportunity to upgrade your existing quiver.


Beautiful Hanalei Bay, North Kauai

Time To Play in Hanalei Bay

Hanalei Surf Company has been sponsoring a watersports swapmeet for over 18 years. It is held on the first Saturday of every month, from 9 AM to Noon on the lawn in front of the Hanalei Surf Company. It is a great place to find the perfect board for your needs at usually a dearly reduced cost from retail.

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Find deals on surfboards from 9am-12pm on the first Saturday of every month

Anyone is welcome to bring their used equipment to sell. This is a free event open to everyone. You can find anything from a classic longboard, shortboard, SUP, and even windsurfing. If you are lucky enough, you may even come across a rare collector board from a famous shaper or rider. After you find your new board, it is very convenient to go inside the store to purchase any needed accessories.

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People usually start to bring their boards earlier than 9:00 am; I suggest you go early for the best deals

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This event is open to everyone and takes place rain or shine

This event takes place rain or shine. The entire community looks forward to this opportunity and people usually start to bring their boards earlier than 9:00 am. I suggest you go early for the best deals. It is also a chance to catch up with your neighbors and friends on what’s happening around Kauai. Perfect meeting ground located in the very heart of Hanalei.


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Now that you are happy with your new board or quiver and ready for the surf, contact me to show you property after your surf session.



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April 20, 2017

Hi there,
I’m traveling to Hawaii in a month from Australia and was wanting to see if anyone is looking for an Australian shaped Surfboard? I willing to bring a couple with me and was wanting to know if there are any trade forum where I might find anyone that would be interested. Please let me know your thoughts.
Regards Tom

Carol Andrews

April 20, 2017

Hi Tom
The surf board swap meet happens the first Saturday of each month. Anyone is welcome to bring their used equipment to try and sell. You do not need to give any notice simply show up with your surf boards. There is no cost to try and sell your items.
Safe Travels to Kauai.


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