Make an appointment to drop by the shop and rent a demo surfboard. The first 48 hours is on us and any day after is $25/per day. Rental fee gets applied to any board purchased in the 30 days following the rental.
The Vegan Fish is wide, thick, and stable which makes it great for Beginners/Intermediate surfers to enjoy and is always a blast for Advanced surfers looking for alternative surfcraft. The Vegan Fish combined with the Dark Arts vacuumed carbon fiber attributes, flex-back, durability, and supreme weight, has made this JT’s bestselling custom shape over the years.
5'6" | Twin Fin
That Hitter is designed by JT for a maximum amount of fun in small waves. It’s wide outline and thickness, combined with its flatter rocker, makes this board absolutely fly. On small waves or on the flats, it never loses its speed. Originally made for those days that are for longboarding or passing altogether, That Hitter will have you enjoying any ripple of a wave.
5'4" | Twin Fin
The Deviled Egg is a condensed, wider, shortboard design that has a shortened rail line for surfers who want performance in a tighter package. The Deviled Egg has a rounded nose to eliminate the undesired length and helps it be forgiving through turns. It’s width, thickness, and lower entry rocker in the front end also helps you through smaller waves.
5'4" | 5 Fin
5'6" | 5 Fin
The DadBod is a condensed shortboard designed wider and thicker but still has contemporary shortboard rails. Flatter entry rocker, double to single concave, and a wide tail help the DadBod excel in knee to head high waves, soft or punchy. One of our most versatile models considering its range. Great board for Beginner/Intermediate level surfers to take it to the next level and Advanced level surfers to maximize fun.
5'2" | 5 Fin
5'3" | 5 Fin
5'5" | 5 Fin
5'7" | 5 Fin
5'11" | 5 Fin
The Pyzel Shadow is a high-performance shortboard made for a wide range of wave sizes and conditions. It’s perfect for helping intermediate surfers elevate to new levels while bringing the best out in more advanced surfers. The Pyzel Shadow is currently the favorite board of John John Florence and Jack Freestone.
6'4" | 3 Fin
That Ghost is a high performance shortboard, for medium to large waves, Rode by John John Florence in his 2017 World Title campaign. It was designed for hollower and more powerful waves, also proven to work at reef breaks, dumpy beach breaks, and point breaks. The Ghost's paddles and picks up speed easily while holding in critical turns.
6'2" | 5 Fin
The Gremlin was made to get you excited about surfing on the days that are less-than-epic and also to give you a taste of FUNformance that will get you fired up in any kind of surf. The wider outline is complimented by a low entry rocker for easy speed and glide through the weakest, slowest sections, but we left the curve through the tail rocker to keep it performance oriented and add to maneuverability.
5'7" | 5 Fin
The Volume is the board that Jordy continued to adjust and fine-tune consistently whilst competing in Europe, and once the news broke of his Olympic qualification, we adjusted this model to suit the Japanese conditions, as Jordy is by far the tallest and heaviest surfer on tour. This board will keep up with pinnacle performance and any surfing demands you face.
5'10" | 3 Fin
The Embryo offers a fun performance board for everyday conditions. The Embryo's fast bottom contour allows you to go to the air frequency and with a wider nose, made cushioning and landing big airs much easier. The board paddles easily due to its low moderate rocker, however, we introduced a nose flip to keep it functional for those steep take-off days.
5'9" | 5 Fin
The Dark Horse is the Quad version of the Dark Series that was developed in parallel with its brother The Dark Twinn (Twin Version). Designed as a high performance groveler, featuring, Mid range rockers, lowered rail apex line, and staged bottom contour blending a roll from nose down into a single concave under forward foot, to double concave deepest between the forward fins, transitioning to a healthy amount of vee/double starting at the wing and blending out through the tail.
5'7" | Quad Fin
How do Dark Arts demos work?
- Start by filling out the form below identifying which board you are interested in, dates of availability, and contact information.
- Someone from our team will reach out and schedule a local pickup time.
- Go to the demo shop to pick your board.
- Make sure to bring an ID and credit card (it is free the 48 hours and $25/per day after).
- If you are under 18, you will need a guardian’s signature.
- Pick the board you want to ride. Fill out the necessary form.
- Take it home and rip! You choose the waves/tide/swell window.
- Try as many boards you want (one at a time) to find the perfect board for you!
- Your rental payment will be applied to your next board purchase within 30 days of rental.
Demo Board Rental
Demo and find your perfect board. Start by filling out this form and we'll have our team reach out to schedule a pickup time.