Video Rental

What does it cost?

Some videos are free and some are pay-per-view (PPV) and can be rented or purchased individually. If you are a paying member, you have unlimited viewing of PPV videos. Prices and rental periods are set by the video publisher and listed under the video.

How do I rent or purchase a video?

Browse to the page for the title you want to watch and hit the play button at the center of the video player. After a short preview/trailer, you will be prompted with purchase options. Choose the option that fits your needs and you will be directed to a payment screen. Once payment is complete you will be redirected back to the video and you can begin watching immediately.

Can I watch my rental more than once?

Absolutely. You can watch a video as many times as you want during the rental period. After you check out a passcode is emailed to you. During your rental period you can return to SWAYLOCKS as many times as you like and play the title using your rental passcode.

Can I watch my rental/purchase on more than one device?

Yes, however playback is only allowed on once device at a time and you'll need to enter the passcode we email to you on each new device.

Can I share my rental/purchase code?

Please don't. Videos can only be viewed on one device at a time, and new devices will require two factor authentication to enable.

I didn't receive a passcode, what should I do?

First be sure to check your spam filter or do a general search for emails from If you still can't find one, please email and I'll resend it.

I lost my passcode, can I get a new one?

Yes. Please email and I'll send you a new one asap.

Publishers & Content Creators

Can I publish content on SWAYLOCKS?

Definitely! If you have content you think works for the SWAYLOCKS audience, please email and let's get the convo going.

What can I publish on SWAYLOCKS?

Anything related to surfcraft culture. That means people, history, design, construction & manufacture.

What do you charge to publish on SWAYLOCKS?

For video content that you'd like to rent or sell on SWAYLOCKS, we charge nothing. Rather you decide the sale/rental price and we split revenue 50/50. For free content (videos, articles, etc.) you must be a SWAYLOCKS sponsor. Contact me for more details.

Why should I publish my content on SWAYLOCKS?

Access to 16,000+ rabid surfcraft builders, collectors, historians, fetishists, derelicts.