Aqua prides itself on its no-pressure sales staff, and intend for their customers to get the best gear suited for their needs - whether or not they make the sale. Recent Yelp reviews attest to this, and they couldn't be more proud.
"I rolled into Aqua ready to buy a used longboard if the price was right. And Aleks could've sold me one. But instead, he asked some simple questions about where I was with surfing and what my goals were. He quickly deduced that I should instead consider a hybrid and start getting used to something a little shorter and more manageable. There was zero pressure to buy; quite the contrary, he knew I'd have to go home and think about it. Aleks knew I wouldn't walk out of there with a board that day; his main objective was to help a new surfer make the right decision. I took his advice. I'll likely buy my next board at Aqua. They've won my trust and my business."
"Aqua is definitely my favorite [surf shop]. Super laid back vibe and extremely friendly staff. I just felt at home when I was there...sounds totally cheesy but it really is an island of warmth in foggy San Francisco. I felt really inspired to go surfing after I left there. I highly recommend this place. Friendly, great and knowledgeable staff with a cool vibe. What a surf shop should be."
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