What types of devices and gear do I need to get started?

To begin using Sessions you will need an iOS device, such as an iPhone or iPad, with iOS 11.0 or greater in order to view Cam Rewinds and Sessions data in the Surfline App. You will also need to wear a Surfline-compatible device—Apple Watch or Search Rip Curl Watch—while you surf to track your sessions.

Apple Watch: Apple Watch, Series 2 or greater, is compatible with the Sessions appYou will need to install the Dawn Patrol App onto your iOS device, and set up your account to begin tracking your Sessions.

Rip Curl Watch: Any of the Search Rip Curl Watches, versions 1.0 or 2.0, are compatible with the Surfline app. You will need to install the Rip Curl Search App on your iOS device, and setup your account before paddling out.


Garmin Devices: Check out here for a list of devices that support the Garmin Surf Activity. Make sure your Garmin Device is verified and that you have the Garmin Connect iOS App and a Garmin account.

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