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2-for-1 Boardshorts Sale*

by Robb on September 18, 2008

South Coast Surf SHops Board Short Sale

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*All Sales Final. Not valid with any other offer. Valid for select merchandise only. No layaways. See store for details.

By Robb Bailey

Just around the corner from South Coast Surf Shops in Ocean Beach lies a hidden gem. This is a place where the South Coast family has made deals available to its customers of up to 50% off original price on past season’s items. If you have not heard of this little-known secret, take a look at the map.

From the two South Coast Surf Shop locations on Newport Avenue, head North on Bacon Street. One half block later on your left you will see the South Coast Closeout Store, where you can find a deal on just about anything.

What’s in the Closeout Store?
Everything in the closeout store is ON SALE. Most of the items in the store are the last of our inventory, and new items are placed in the Closeout store on a weekly basis. You can expect to see 40-60% off consistently throughout the store.

* Men’s and Women’s flip flops and footwear
* Sunscreen and Sunglasses
* Women’s Bikinis and Boardshorts
* Men’s Walkshorts and Boardshorts
* Purses and Handbags for the Ladies
* Surfboards and Wetsuits on Consignment
* Kid’s stuff
*Shirts, Tops, Sweatshirts, Hoodies, Tees, and more

Great, when can I go in there and start shopping?
The Closeout Store is open Wednesday-Sunday from 12noon-6pm daily. Get there early as the best deals are put on the shelves before we open our doors every day.

Can I put something for sale (on consignment) in the Closeout Store?
Yes, at this time the Closeout Store is taking wetsuits and surfboards for consignment. Limited to the amount of space at any given time and check the shop for consignment rates. Bring your stuff in!

The South Coast Closeout Store is located at 1930 Bacon St. San Diego, CA 92107.

Simon, congratulations on winning our “email sign-up to win a free South Coast Surfboard” contest!

How did you hear about our contest?

I was poking around some boards in your Bacon Street shop and got chatting to Kevin who was real helpful. I can’t really remember filling out the form at the counter, but I’m glad I did.  I never win anything apart from the time I guessed the number of marshmallows in the jar which I got – bang on…256! Yeah, I was sick for days.

So, I understand you are not in the country right now, where are you?

I’m in New Zealand… it’s made up of a couple of islands so there’s always surf and its always offshore somewhere. Great place for exploring and you can’t get more than 100 miles from the coast if you try. This time of year you can snowboard in the morning and surf in the afternoon, although the water gets a bit chill. Awesome, except I can’t pick up my board till I get back!

What style of board do you typically ride?

I’ve got a 6’0 fish I bought in Brazil, a 6’3 6 channel Byrne Surftech, which is unreal for down the line waves and all the speed you need, an old original Byrne 6’3 6 channel, which was made in Oz about 20 years ago. It’s such a fun board to ride and it’s like going back in history each time I dig it out. I also have a 6’6 rounded pin for larger hollow waves. Oh, and a 1976 longboard which I can hardly lift which I leave for those small summer days when there’s not much else to do.

What style of South Coast board do you think you will order?

How many am I allowed again? Just one? I’ve actually been looking at getting a smaller board for those to 2-3 ft summer days where I get out of bed late and the wind has junked up the waves but still go for a surf, something in the 5’10 range and also quite like the idea of a quad. What would you recommend??

Thanks again South Coast!!

Simon Winter