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 Next R-Series Surfboard | Summer 2019 from Almond Surfboards on Vimeo.

The R-Series construction is designed with a deep awareness of the role we play in the bigger picture. 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
  • No-Wax-Necessary Deck Pad
  • Universal Center Fin Box
  • 8" Thermotech Single Fin (included)
  • Leash Attachment
  • 100% Recyclable
  • 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 76 Reviews
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John S.
United States United States

I normally surf with my 9’6” and decided to pull the trigger on an R-Series 8’ Joy colab from Huckberry. It took some adjustment but was able to ride after a few tries. This board is SWEET!!! Stable and turns pretty well. I’ve had a couple of crashes with other surfers when I tried it in Waikiki but been luckily enough avoided adding dings and dents. I recommend this board for anyone transitioning to a “shorter” board or any beginner. It has lots to offer.

United States United States
Perfect for a Beginner Surfer

I've been surfing on and off for a couple of years and purchased this board last summer. I had been riding a typical soft-top surfboard and was having trouble turning. It took a few sessions to get acclimated to this board (less volume and narrower than my old board) but now I loveeee it. Its much more responsive and easier to turn but still very forgiving for my beginner level. I've had it out in knee-high to head high waves and it performs well in both. Highly recommend!

Peter C.
United States United States
8.0 R-Series

I purchased this board as an alternative for the small days here in Oceanside and because of its recyclability. I have only had 2 sessions on it to date. My first impressions are, 1. it is easy to ride and 2. that, given its size difference from my usual 6.0 quad, it is easy to turn and its swing weight allows for smooth cut backs.

Richard F.
United States United States
Looks pretty

Honestly haven’t used it yet. But it feels and looks awesome. I have the R series secret menu and that board is awesome so I don’t expect this one to disappoint.

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Armando C.
United States United States
R series 8’0 Joy

So glad I went with this boards 5 stars all around . Easy to paddle, I’m a bigger guy so I was afraid it wouldn’t hold me up but it does the job and more

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