When buying a new board, you should know that there is choice, not just a fully padded bag. Padded bags are great for transport on the plane or long distance by auto. You shouldn’t store your board in theses bags, boards needs to breath. You spend a lot on a board and you should get a bag that fits your needs. Newf Surf (www.newfsurfboard.wpengine.com) gives you choice in how much protect, ventilation and weight you need. Our bags come in 4 designs, colors and sizes 5’4″-14’0″. They have function with dual carrying straps & carrying loops and a bag for life with our lifetime warranty keeping our bags out of the landfill.