VSSL and FCS Partner for Ultimate Summer Surf Kit

March 14, 2023

Collab offers surf repair essentials with other adventure necessities in one compact, water-resistant kit

ABBOTSFORD, British Columbia – March 14, 2023 /OUTDOOR SPORTSWIRE/ – VSSL, creator of premium gear that enables self-reliance in the outdoors, today introduced the VSSL x FCS Surf Supply Kit, a trusted companion for every surfer. The kit is designed to store all essential surf repair components in one compact, lightweight and easy-to-access capsule.

“We partnered with FCS, an expert in surf, to develop the ideal assortment of equipment to give you and your gear confidence and protection during those incredible days on the water,” said Todd Weimer, founder of VSSL. “The compact, functional and minimalist design makes the VSSL x FCS Surf Repair Kit an easy add to any adventure pack.”

The VSSL x FCS Surf Repair Kit offers essential, expert-curated supplies, with a four-mode LED lantern endcap which offers 20 hours of continuous light and 40 hours of SOS display. The kit’s contents include:

  • Surf Repair Kit:
    • Six Tenacious Tapes – For temporary wetsuit repair
    • Three Puka Patches and Buff Pad – For quick board repair
    • Phix Doctor Resin – A UV-activated repair resin with sand paper and applicator for more permanent repairs
    • Thumb Screw + Plate – For repairing longboard and SUP fins
    • Six FCS Fin Screws and FCS Fin Key – Backup fin screws and a fin key for tightening
    • Bamboo Wax Comb – For removing wax or roughing up existing wax for better traction
    • Three Zip Ties – For leash repair or miscellaneous gear repair of all kinds
  • Wound Cover Kit:
    • Six Wound Closure Strips – A better version of a butterfly bandage for deeper wounds
    • Four Bandages – Two large and two small bandages for lighter wound coverage
  • Four Hour Beeswax Candle – For camp ambience, emergency heat, and zipper repair
  • Fire Striker Kit:
    • Five Waterproof Tinder Quickfire starting tabs
    • Tethered Ferrocerium Rod
    • Ceramic Striker in protective housing
  • Multipurpose Adventure Tape – For wound care, gear repairs, marking trails and more.

“Whether you’re packing for a trip down the coast or heading to more exotic locations, this kit will ensure you’re ready for whatever the waves bring,” continued Weimer. “This is a surf supplies kit you do not want to leave behind!”

The VSSL x FCS Surf Supply Kit (MSRP: $130) is available online at www.vsslgear.com.


About VSSL
VSSL makes integrated gear systems designed for the outdoors. We’re experts in self-sufficiency and believe good things come to those who are ready. Our essential supplies, purpose-built equipment and compact storage solutions are housed in durable vessels – field-tested in Canada and made to last.

Contact: Calvin Bond, Backbone Media


(970) 963-4873, ext. 1262