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Topic # 247975 5-Mar-2019 20:07
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I am after replacements from our cheapie family boogie boards now my kids are getting a bit older. 


Is there anything worth knowing, any recommendations etc?


Kids are small 7 and 9 and we have 2 medium sized adults.







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  Reply # 2197159 13-Mar-2019 11:19
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The warehouse is having a bit of a sale on Boogie boards. (Bodyboards )


Rash vests are a must if they spend any amount of time in the water with these things.


Dont get cloth covered ones, or any that have a non-slick coating underneath.


A slight upward tilt / curve on the front 1/3 or 1/4


Make sure the kids are ALWAYS tethered.


And to the boogie board as well ....


I havent managed to bust one yet, and neither have my kids - short of jumping on them in a pool .


Mines a 40" board, I'm 75 kg, so that is adequate for the like of Piha, etc. Will support 2 people as I found out when a swimmer got caught in a rip, and had to hold both our weights while the IRB surf rescue boat came around.





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