We took some time to answer your questions and give our opinion from when we got our hands on it:
Time tracker: Find out exactly how much time you spend in the water. You can then see your whole surf broken down into detail.
Join the Community: The Rip Curl Search App lets you connect with friends.
Battery Life Time: 6-10 months. Up to 10 hours GPS mode (rechargeable).
Water Resistance: Waterproofing 100m.
Memory Capacity: 12hrs GPS Operation. You can also compare stats and follow what the Pros are up to.
Line Up Assessment: See every wave you surf, specific to your position in the lineup. The watch can also track where you take off from, longest rides and can compare your daily sessions.
Speed Calculator: The watch can log exactly how fast you surf and lets you compare speeds with friends.
Re-live your sessions: Data can be synced via Bluetooth to the Rip Curl SearchGPS App.
Download the Search App: Create your own profile and check out stats from the Pros.
Navigation: Three simple buttons with one touch auto-set to set tide and time.