Soft Top Surfboards are used by everyone nowadays and found absolutely everywhere. They are very user friendly, making for the perfect beginner surfboard. They are easy to paddle, very stable and safe when it is crowded.
They come in all shapes and sizes, ranging from around 4' long up to 10' longboards and even bigger stand up paddle boards. Most are used by many surf schools as the Soft Top is great to learn on. But don't count these board out on fun for the intermediate to expert surfers. Catch Surf makes some functional fun boards from the Beater Board model, built to beat the summertime on shore blues, to the Odysea Logs for longboarding your favorite point to taking off on bombs at Pipe with Jamie O'Brien