R-Series 8'0 Joy | SAGE

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"The R-Series Joy is the best board for beginner to intermediate surfers looking to build confidence in the water."

Beat the crowd with The Joy, our most popular, and most versatile surfboard model. 

 At 8'0 long and 22" wide, the R-Series Joy is designed to be the go-to surfboard for all ages and stages. (Appropriate for surfers from 65 lbs to 250 lbs)

The Low-rocker and substantial volume will help you to catch more waves, and get into those waves earlier. Pintail and slight vee (bottom contour) help it turn with ease, even from the middle of the board. 

The materials used in the R-Series surfboards can—and will be—recycled at the end of the board’s life, through our Recycling Loyalty Program. Please refer to our limited warranty for any questions regarding the R-Series surfboard.

  • 8'0" x 22" wide
  • 72.2 L
  • High Density Closed-Cell Foam
  • No-Wax-Necessary Deck Pad
  • Single Fin Box (Fin Included)
  • Leash Attachment
  • Recyclable (from Nose to Tail)
  • Made in USA


🌎International Customers: We don't have a default shipping method for international surfboard orders of this size, but we can get a shipping quote for you! 

Contact: International Shipping Requests

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4.8 Based on 164 Reviews
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Francisco M.
United States United States
54 and down the line

I am 54 y/o and decided to learn how to surf with no prior experience except for a painful left shoulder and prior knee surgery. Almond Surfboards recommended to learn on their R-series 8’ Joy and there you go… I was able to pop up and ride an unbroken wave on day 1. I am currently learning on going down the line after my 3rd day of surfing. The board offers an stable, non slippery platform to paddle, catch waves and pop up

United States United States
Best Purchase of 2021

I am obsessed with this board. Perfect starter board for me and I’ve been having a blast. Can’t wait to get better and grab another almond board soon. Love this board!

Anthony G.
United States United States
Best experience I’ve ever had

My experience was fantastic! I over looked shipping when ordering my board and within 24 hours it was fixed and shipped right away. They were very attentive and friendly. Over all a fantastic experience!

United States United States
Standing behind your brand

Got the 8'0 and, despite looking beautiful and well-constructed, it just wasn't for me. ...So why five stars? Five stars because I talked with the company and they offered a resolution involving donating the board to a local surf lesson crew. That kind of customer service and stoke just doesn't happen often, it was clear how they back their brand and surfing in general. Much respect Almond!

Colin S.
United States United States
Best foam longboard

As far as a foam board goes… you can’t beat Almond! I love the enclosed cell foam for obvious reasons, the shape is classic, the deck grip is sick! no wax needed and grippier than a board caked in wax…. Smooth ride, excellent maneuverability and super easy to catch waves due to it’s buoyancy and wide centered deck without being to fat in the front and rear of the board like a Wavestorm! The Plez Phez and Secret Menu are equally as dope per their size and what your hoping to do on a wave.