There’s a difference between a purchase and an investment. A purchase is something that you pay for. An investment is something that — in due time — pays you. That’s exactly what a surfboard is. While the return on your investment isn’t in the form of monetary gain (unless you’re on the CT), the value is undeniable. Here is our 2014 Summer Surfboard Guide so that you can choose your next investment wisely. Because even when you don’t need a new surfboard, you still need a new surfboard.