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City to Surf with Portia Ferrari

Portia Ferrari: A City Girl Who Surfs

The sea means many things to many people. Living in the heart of a city, it's often easy to forget about the natural world, but it's always closer than you think. For Portia Ferrari, a relationship with the sea goes hand in hand with her lifestyle - taking her from the city to the shoreline.

Portia Ferrari wearing the Rainbird in the heart of London

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The Rainbird Waterproof Jacket

Winner of Wanderlust's Gear Of The Year - Best Travel Waterproof. The Rainbird is a brand new addition to our range. Waterproof with a 10,00

Interview Transcript

I love the energy that the city brings. I like to feel like sometimes in the midst of chaos because it keeps me going it keeps me kinda focused on the things that I want to do and achieve.

Portia Ferrari - Pennan coveralls

I know in the city it can be difficult to stay connected...

Whenever I go back to the ocean it always reminds me of that same sort of power and feeling of something bigger than you and remembering to connect to that.

Portia Ferrari wearing the Jones Jumper, Makani joggers and Nimbus jacket

Front of womens black, recyled polyester, relaxed joggers by Finisterre Front of womens black, recyled polyester, relaxed joggers by Finisterre

Makani Joggers

Our new Makani active range is designed to coordinate with the rest of our women's collection. Simple and relaxed, the Makani Joggers offer

 

Portia Ferrari - Nimbus Jacket, Akins Jeans - London Underground

When I’m walking into the ocean, it always makes me wanna... take in a breath because it feels like I’m resetting myself. The first time I actually stood up and surfed a wave, it actually feels like I am connected fully to the ocean.

When you’re scared you just have to trust and just go with it. I feel like when you just surrender to something that’s more powerful for you and go with the flow, you kinda like become that power in a way.

 

Portia Ferrari - Austin cardigan, Akins Jeans, Nieuwland wetsuit

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Akins Selvedge Jean

Jeans like they used to be. Cut in a straight leg with ultra high waist, the Akins Jeans are made in Blackburn, England, from a Japanese 100


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