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24 E. Mason St., Santa Barbara (805) 845-5606 • www.bluelinepaddlesurf.com

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Raven 12’6

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12’6 x 30 3/16”

Morrelli and Melvin 12’6

x 6 15/16”

12’6 x 28 ¾ x 5 1/2”

Designed for flatwater touring, fitness paddling, SUP fishing, or just plain getting out on the water. This model is designed for glide and stability making it the perfect all purpose board for lakes, bays, calm seas, harbors, and docile rivers.

Science based design, optimized for speed, the M&M is the fastest raceboard on the water. Designed by world famous yacht builders, Pete Melvin and Gino Morelli, the M&M 12’6 features the signature wave piercing bow. The tail is designed to minimize wetted surface area and drag, release water cleanly and perform well while surfing waves.

Mini Mod 9’1 9’1 29 5/16” x 3 7/16” These boards are designed to be performance surf SUPs but are also a good choice for smaller paddlers looking for a light-weight recreational paddleboard with ample stability. What makes the Mini Mod unique is that it is thinner than most boards on the market which allows the surfer to easily set the rail in bottom and top turns. The Mini Mod was designed to excel in playful sized surf much like many of the popular alternative surfboards on the market today.

Paddle Surf Hawaii 11’0 Wide All Arounder 11’0 x 30 5/8” x 4 7/8” Comfort on the water is what you are going to get from the 11’0 PSH Wide AA. The added bonus is that it surfs really well too. The perfect board for coastal cruising from break to break.

The Joyride 10’11

Infinity 9’0 Slater Trout

Rusty 9’4 Wood Veneer

10’11 x 34” x 5 1/8” The Joyride full Softdeck standup paddle board designed with stability and fun in mind. At 34” wide with a flat rocker and thick foils, the Joyride 8’11 is sure to please the paddler looking for a stable platform. Really fun in small surf especially for those who like to run around on the board.

9’0 x 28” x 4” The Slater 9’0 is more of a traditional performance longboard shape with a flatter, fuller nose allowing for great stability walking the board and nose riding. The board features a nice flip in the exit rocker for excellent turning capabilities with a very thin nose and tail making it much different from your ordinary long board shape. Excels in a wide variety of surf conditions.

9’4 x 28 7/8” x 4 ½” This board delivers the exceptional surfing performance that Rusty is famous for in a beautiful wood veneer that adds strength to the board as well as an attractive organic look. aking it much different from your ordinary long board shape. Excels in a wide variety of surf conditions.

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Shaped by Al Merrick • 36 Anacapa St., Santa Barbara (805) 966-7213 • www.cisurfboards.com

SEMI PRO 12

MOTORBOAT TOO...

Kelly rides his

Rob rides his

5’9” x 18 ¼” x 2 ¼” Fine-tuned during the course of Kelly’s 2011 campaign, the Semi-Pro 12 comes from Kelly’s wider forward outline which incorporates a 12” nose. The main purpose of this design change was to allow for more volume which translates to easier paddling and wave catching while still accommodating a short rail for Kelly’s signature arcs.

5’5” x 18 ¾” x 2 ¼” The “Too” is an all-around performance minded surf craft, well-suited for both pocket surfing and fat sections. Rob super-charged the original Motorboat, added tail rocker, deck rocker, and foiled out the thickness. The bottom is single to double to vee out the back, providing drive and forgiveness. The end result is an updated version that surprised Rob in its performance in all conditions, not a novelty but a user-friendly board for all skill levels.

NECK BEARD (SQUASH TAIL) Dane rides his 5’7” x 19 ½” x 2 5/16” The 2012 Neck Beard tail is taken directly from Dane’s hand-drawn template. Dane kept the overall generous plan-shape to provide a skatey feel, but the tail refinement allows for slightly more back foot sensitivity. Light single concave and vee out the back, increased rail-to-rail transition and wider through the nose and tail. Dane rides the Neck Beard as a tri-fin and as a quad for speeder waves. Comes with a five fin setup to get the best of both worlds. If you are a fan of the Dumpster Diver, then definitely grow out your Neck Beard. Order yours 4 to 6 inches shorter than your height. Ride as a quad for speed.

FRED RUBBLE

DFR

SPERM WHALE

Conner rides his

Dane rides his

Dane rides his

5’9” x 18 5/8” x 2 3/16” “The Fred Rubble is actually quite a bit different than my other boards. It has a lower entry rocker and a wider outline. It has more volume than a Proton, but it isn’t really short and chunky like a Dumpster Diver. It’s just a fun board for waves from waist high to a little over head. I’ve been riding mine two inches shorter than my standard short board and 1/4 inch wider. For example, my standard short board is a 5’11” x 18 3/8” x 2 3/16” Proton and I ride my Fred Rubble as a 5’9” x 18 5/8” x 2 3/16”

6’0” x 19” x 2 3/8” No, not the “Dane Fred Rubble” the DFR is a new design from Dane freaking Reynolds. An ultra-modern short board, the plan-shape allows for a short rail line while maintaining drive. The bottom is predominately single concave and features an aggressive fl­ip in exit rail rocker. A full outline provides enough volume to ride the DFR about the same length as your height. This short board is not only ready for big airs but also allows for the heaviest carves you can lay down.

5’5” x 21 ¼” x 2 1/16” Put Dane in a blue room with a block of foam, throw out the measuring tools, freehand the outline, eyeball your ­fin placement, and you have the ingredients for something completely different from CI. While the “Sperm Whale” is not for everyone, those with some wave knowledge and a penchant for challenge can fi­nd an entirely different groove.

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109 S. Fairview, Goleta www.surfcountry.net • (805) 683-4450

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MONARCH SURFBOARDS by Tyler Anderson Grunion Fish 5’4” x 18 7/16” x 2 ¼” Quad Fin setup Designed for 2’-8’, but best in about 4’-5’ slightly mushy point break surf. Narrower shape allows the board to hold in on a steeper face and have some short board characteristics. Very fast board, and recommended in Epoxy, while maintaining seamless continuity.

Classic outline with a contemporary bottom design. I was trying to make a board that had the look of a board that might have existed in the ‘70s, but wanted to utilize current concave theory to make it perform like a modern short board.

DOUG ROTH SURFBOARDS by John Lessing 18” x 22 ½” x 15 x 3” 2+1 Fin setup Classic square-tail

DOUG ROTH SURFBOARDS by John Lessing 9’2” 16 ¾” x 22 ½” x 14 3/8” x 2 7/8” Quad Fin setup

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REVOLUTION HARDWARE by Sean O'Connor Retro-Mod Single Fin

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MAX MCDONALD SURFBOARDS EB5 Malcom Campbell teamed with shaper Max McDonald to incorporate McDonald’s unique “elevated wing” rail design into the five fin to produce the new “ EB5” (elevated wing Bonzer 5 fin). The EB5 radically increases turning performance on longer boards.

ECLIPSE SURFBOARDS by Greg Iler Devil’s Thumb 6’ 6” x 20 1/8” x 2 5/8” “The Devil and the Deep Blue Sea.” This board has a fuller outline, a bit more foam, and a rocker that maintains speed and momentum. The tail design allows for a smooth drive off the rail, vertical arcs, and big turns in medium to large surf. While a solid concave gives edge control in the hollow sections. From 5’8” to 6’10” this shape is geared toward the ground swells that hit our coast in the winter months. Talk to Doug at Surf Country or Stu at Shell Beach Surf Shop for a Demo.

PROGRESSIVE SURFBOARDS by Dave Johnson Mighty Might 5’10” x 16 ½” x 22 ½” x 18” x 3”  Tired of that sinking feeling in tiny surf? Be tired no more! The new MIghty Might planes up on a ripple, providing exhilarating speed in even the most compromising conditions. The super width and deep concave front that create the planing are offset by the narrowing double wing outline and a revolutionary triple vee tail that makes the board ride narrower than it actually is. Ride it 6” to 8” shorter than your normal board.  

Shape Your Own Board

starting at $400. Includes blank, glassing, fins and tools.


10 State Street, Santa Barbara www.beachhouse.com • (805) 963-1281

WHITE OWL SURFBOARDS by Gregg Tally Santa Barbara Stubbie 6’7” 19” x 22 1/4” x 16 3/4” Templated from an original George Greenough design with the old Santa Barbara roundtail, the SB stubbie surfs best from 6’6” to 7’4”. Primarily designed for point-breaks, it will surf anything with some face to it. Fast, maneuverable and powerful, with a 10” Larry Allison flex fin to provide the maximum slingshot effect off the bottom  and up the face then step on the gas.

ANDREINI SURFBOARDS by Marc Andreini 50th Anniversary Tribute to White Owl Surfboards 9’10” 17 ½” x 22 ½” x 15” Only 14 will be made. This board replicates my first custom Owl in 1963 in every aspect including the purple center of the “D” fin. Only six left. You can order your own stringers and length.

ANDREINI SURFBOARDS by Marc Andreini Vaquero 7’6” 21 ½” x 3” 2 + 1. For performance winter surf at Rincon.

WHITE OWL SURFBOARDS by Gregg Tally Classic Collectors Series Retro Gun 8’0” 10 ½” x 18 ½” x 10 ½” Sleek speed shape from the early ‘70s, down rails, flat bottom with V in front of the glassed on custom handmade Mahogany fin. Old school color pigmentation makes this a bitchin' wall hanger! Can be made without the bells and whistles to be surfed when it’s pumping.

YATER BOARDS by Renny Yater Fun Shape 6’8” – 8’ range A compromise shape that brings together the best of the advantages of short and longboard, all in one board. It makes it easy and fun. Tri or quad. Shown is the 8'0"

YATER BOARDS by Renny Yater Spoon 8’ – 10’6” Mango tint, just one of the many different resin tint colors that you can get on the Yater Spoons. Shown is the 9'6"

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446 E. Main Street, Ventura • 800.750.7501 • service@wetsandsurfshop.com Custom Boards Available. Check online for stock boards at www.wetsandsurfshop.com

TOMO SURFBOARDS by Daniel Thomson Death Star

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5’4” x 18” x 2 3/8” The Death Star represents the “NexGen” series of surfboards by Daniel Thompson. A high performance surfboard that garnered best in show at Sacred Craft. You may have seen Tom Curren at the Rincon Classic on this board. One of the most innovative shapes to come out of modern day shaping. Channeled Nose and Tail. 5’2” – 5’6” Custom available.

5’6”-5’11” x 18 ¾” x 2 3 3/8” High Performance MPH in a traditional nose configuration. The same rail and planning shape allows for all the same responsiveness and speed in a conventional package. The Raptor offers a five fin set up ideally suited for a Tri, Twin, Quad, or even a five fin set up. 5’6” – 6’2” Custom available.

JOE B SURFSHAPES by Joe Bauguess Mini Simmons

LIDDLE SURFBOARDS by Greg Liddle Smoothie

5’6” – 5’10” Twin and quad Models. The original Mini Simms. Joe shapes the boards under the exact same template and materials (Epoxy/EPS) that he did when the board was first conceived. The Mini Simms displays incredible down-the-line speed and is an incredibly fast and fun with all the flow of a traditional fish. Available from 5’6” – 5’10”. Custom Available.

6’ 8” – 8’10” The current Liddle’s are a versatile design that rides a variety of surf, from knee high to several feet over head. The boards still retain the “modified hull” feeling; down the line trim speed, smoothness and added easier wave catching ability. They catch waves very easily relative to their length because of the volume, hull and overall design concept. Single Fin. Custom Available.

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TOMO SURFBOARDS by Daniel Thomson Nano MPH 5’4”x 18 ¼” x 2 3/16” In a true hydrodynamic platform. The MPH is a at the forefront of modern refinement and hence a smaller more efficient package to the traditional hp shortboard. Utilizes a more effective planing shape with redistribution of surface area to counteract the reduction in size and volume. The Nano offers a five-fin set up ideally suited for a tri, twin, quad, or even a five-fin set up. 5’2” – 6’8” Custom available.

COLLAGE

 Krypt MT5 Surf Mat

Engineered Concave with the outer pontoons having a little more size than the inner ones creating dynamic lift.. Dolphin skin deck with the super thin denier material to create a super lightweight high performance surf mat. Unique valve design. Designed by Mark Thomson

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2. ENJOY Handplanes

All handplanes are made from recycled foam from broken surfboards and recycled neoprene from old wetsuits that would otherwise be thrown away. Each handplane is hand shaped, glassed and polished just like a full size surfboard. Shaper Ed Lewis

3. NALU Handplanes

These beautiful handplanes are made with sustainable Paulownia wood and feature the exculsive Nalu ergonomic hand support system with an adjustable neoprene and velcro hand strap. Hand crafted. Shaper Trenton Springer


Custom orders preferred, select models available at Wetsand Surf Shop (Ventura) and Movement Surf Shop (Isla Vista) rlovelace.com • ryankentlovelace@gmail.com

v.Bowls

Sherbert

Flex Spoon

7’4” - 8’2” (Best at 8’) Designed to give the best mix of a displacement hull's speed and projection, while using a widepoint-back template and foil to create an extremely fast and responsive midlength. Ridden and driven from behind center to give that slingshot bottom-turn and high line trim that’s so addictive in a wider variety of surf and for a wider audience.

8’2” - 9’ Shaped for all conditions; works well as a not-so-longboard and gives effortless cutbacks and amazing trim speed. The same curves are shared with the v.Bowls design, but altered for a larger plan-shape and is typically shaped with more volume. 

5’ to fit Large point surf and/ or more powerful waves. George Greenough’s design that changed surfing. These are built to be used, not just hung on a wall. Function comes first; they are incredibly labor-intensive to build and riding one on the right wave will change your perspective on surfing waves forever. Available by custom order only.

SB.Stub 6’0” - 7’6” The original stubby template from 19661967, rescued from the old Wilderness house pre-destruction and handed down to for safe keeping and experimentation. These versions are shaped traditionally and with lined up point waves in mind. Slingshot bottom turns and tight pocket rides are the name of the game. 

Rabbit’s Foot

v.Bottom 8’6” - 9’10” (Recommended at 8’10”) All waves overhead and under. A modern take on the transition-era shaped of Bob McTavish. Flat deck lines and thin rails finished off with a deep vee bottom that gives a ball-bearing kind of ride with tons of projection off the bottom and looseness off the lip. Loves playful longboard waves and screams down the line in point surf.

Mid 5’ range A finless design birthed by Dan Malloy and ridden, and tested, around the world by a handful of finless fanatics including Ryan Burch, Trevor Gordon and Ari Browne. Shaped for either rights or lefts but are not exclusive to either, these are experimental crafts that have proven themselves without a doubt. Available by custom order only.

Piggyback 5’4” - 6’ (Best at 5’9”) Waist to overhead plus. This is a modern high performance twin-fin inspired by the surfing of Dave Rastavich, Dan Malloy, Trevor Gordon and Chadd Konig. Loose and drivey with lots of hold and the ability to connect long drawn-out lines on large or small waves. Also available as a quad.

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2485 E. Main Street, Ventura (805) 642-7873 (SURF) • www.homegrownsurfshop.com

Homegrown, Ventura county's exclusive dealer of Hoyte Designs – hand built by Russell Hoyte.

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SHOP

Double Down Fish

Double Flyer Dart

Twynzer Phynzer

5’4” x 20 ¼” x 2 ¾” Ridden in all types of waves. Knee-high to overhead. Great all around board.

5’8” x 19 ¾” x 2 ¼” Ridden in shoulder to overhead surf as a quad or thruster.

6’0” x 20 ½” x  2 5/8” Chest-high to double overhead. Better for open faced waves. Fast like a twin fin. Positive like a thruster.

Symmons SpaceBar

Twynzer Symster

5’6” x 23” x 3” Ridden in waist-high to overhead surf.  

5’8” x 22” x 2 ¾” Great for all types of waves. From chest-high to overhead.

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Lil’ Darling 6’11” x 21” x 2 5/8” Fun board. Ridden in waist-high surf to overhead.  


154 E. Thompson Blvd., Ventura (805) 652-2201 • www.wavefrontsurfshop.com

ORBICULAR SURFBOARDS SUP by Randy Schaefer Orbicular Flyer SUP

Clyde Beatty Jr. SUP by Clyde Beatty Jr.

STEWART SURFBOARDS by Bill Stewart Redline 11

9’0” to 10’0” Best in point surf. Shown is 9'4" model.

7’0” Their most popular board ever! An easy riding, high-performance surfboard that paddles like a longboard, but surfs like a shortboard. Goes Mach 4 in gutless 1-ft. slop and comes unglued in overhead waves. Intentionally designed to stay planing high on top of the water while carrying blazing speed thru S-turns and effortless roundhouse cutbacks. Ideal board for beginner, intermediate and advanced surfers wanting to quickly improve their skill level. Available from 4’6” to 8’6”. Typical dimensions: 7’0” x 22 1/4” x 3”

9’0” to 11’6” Many styles of SUP designs include boards made for paddling, surf and new twin fin designs.

9’6” x 29 ½” x 4 ¼” 5 fin Best in point waves Also available are Orbicular Flyer shortboards and Eggs (stop by the shop to see)

DAVENPORT SURFBOARDS by Adam Davenport 40/65

Stoker V Machine by Bruce Fowler

9’0” x 22” x 2 ½” Comes in 9’0” only with varying width and thickness. Surfs everything. In 2011, Bill Stewart refined the Hydro Hull design to create the Redline 11. Calling it the Ultimate 9'0”, Bill says this is the best longboard design he’s ever shaped. It has a fuller nose outline and a lower entry rocker combined with a deep single concave that runs past the midpoint turning into a double concave with plenty of vee in the tail.

DENNIS RYDER SURFBOARDS by Dennis Ryder Retro Hull Sizes 6'0'' to 8'0'' The Retro Displacement Hull is the ultimate rail surfing machine. Good for surfing point and reef waves from shoulder high and higher. Smooth deep bottom turns and big radius turn backs and more speed than you have ever experienced. Originally I shaped these boards during my days at Wilderness and now with subtle refinements.

CLYDE BEATTY JR. SURFBOARDS Rocket Fish 5’8” and longer Best in juicy surf. Shown is 6'2" model.

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Sold and distributed by Upright Sports • 4193 Carpinteria Ave., Suite 10, Carpinteria (805) 318-1SUP (1787) • info@uprightsports.com

Mano Series SUP

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Available 9’ to 12’ Hibiscus board shown at 10'0" Bamboo board shown at 9'6" The Mano Standup Paddle Board is the board you want if you are looking to buy your first SUP or you’re an experienced paddler or surfer looking for a versatile SUP that paddles great and excels in waves. The wider widths on our Mano SUPs provide excellent stability for beginners. Anyone will be able to stand up and paddle these SUPs in no time. The Mano’s pulled-in nose and the tapered-in tail also provides a sleek design that allows this board to cut through choppy waves and glide smoothly over flat water. And our pintail design also provides a reduction in the tail surface area, which helps maintain control and provide smoother turns when surfing and paddling. Colors: Red, Blue, White, Green, Yellow, Bamboo Veneer, Honu/Hibiscus Print. Bamboo Veneer also available with Quad+1 fin setup (9', 9'6" or 10')

Available 9’6 to 10’6” Shown 10' The GT is our most high-performance SUP. It is very nimble in small waves and very fast down the line in large waves. If you have no fear, the GT Series will take you to the next level. Colors: Red, Blue, White, Green, Yellow, Bamboo Veneer, Tapa Fabric

Hoe Nalu Island Classic SUP Shown 12’ Available 9’2” to 12’ Our Island Classic SUP was inspired by the longboards of the early 60’s. The classic round nose and squash tail make this SUP super stable and easy to surf, which will allow anyone to learn to surf, stand up and paddle the very first time they get on. If you are into longboards, you will love the Island Classic retro-design. The Island Classic is fast becoming the go-to SUP for Soul Surfers and paddlers. Colors: Red, Blue, White, Green, Yellow, Bamboo Veneer

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Longboard Surfboard Shown 10’ Available 8'6" to 10' Colors: Red, Yellow, Blue, Bamboo Veneer, Tapa Fabric

Fun Shape Surfboard Shown 7’4” Available in Red, Yellow, Bamboo Veneer, Tapa Fabric

14’ Downwind Racer SUP 14’ x 28” x 5 1/4” Volume: 250.33L Designed for long distance paddling and speed, this downwinder race board has tackled races like the Molokai Channel and coastal routes of California.


JVP Surfboards 100% hand shaped by John Perry • (805) 637-5100 • www.jvpsurfboards.com Customs always available!

Viper

Albatross

Competition Spoon

7’4” – 8’6” 2 + 1 fin setup My personal model. This shape is not a quick study. There is a lot of surfboard evolution built into it. Speed lines combined with drafting hull components, along with concaves, rocker and fin placement were deduced over a five-year period. Cross stepping, carving bottom turns and off the lips. Travels over slow sections and is comfortable in the pit. This board never seems to get old under your feet.

9’ – 10’ 2 + 1 fin and Spoon is optional Unlike a traditional longboard approach, it rides easily from the center as you would a short board, pump and turn. The continuous bottom concave and double barrel allow this board to generate a lot of speed. Three words describe this design: Power, grace and glide.

8’6” – 10’ Single fin with side bites either/or Stepped Nose (Spoon) to support nose riding and for lessening the swing weight for whipping the nose around. Chamfer rails, single to double barrel concaves keep this board trimming and easy to turn. Definitely an out-of-thebox high performer.

Shrimp Model

Trusty Pin 5’2” – 6’8” Tri-fin Just clean surfing, especially as the surf gets better. Calculated rocker, single to double barreled, concaves between rolled “V” makes for controlled speed, driving cutbacks and smooth rail to rail turns.

Beach Breaker

Threedom All World

5’2” – 6’ Fits in tight, quick reeling type waves. No wasted outline on this design. A lean, compact, and efficient shape. Subtle concave bottom for more planing surface to generate quick out of the gate speed. Works equally well in hollow point waves. Choose your weapon fin set up: Parallel quad, twin fin or thruster.

5-4” - 7’8” 2 +1 fin setup This is the original Threedom model from 1980. Of course the new ones are more refined with modern udpates. This is a design I had from way back in the early ‘80s. A shortboard with a 2+1 fin arrangement. My best kept secret. You’ll have to try one to see how it performs.

Quad or tri-fin (Both ride uniquely different). Our riders call it the ripper. High energy board design to generate a lot of turning even in low energy spots on the wave. Because of the extra flotation volume, you can ride it a few inches smaller than your usual. It may require getting used to the looseness at first, but you’ll adjust to a very busy ride. Quad or Tri-Fin, both ride uniquely different like having two boards in one. Really a great machine for most of our wave conditions around here.

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Matt Moore Surfboards Shaped by Matt Moore 659 Linden Avenue, Carpinteria • (805) 684-2413 • www.rincondesigns.net • Customs Always Available

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The Clog

Sea Plate

5’8” x 20 ¾” x 3 ¼” For small to medium California beach breaks or point breaks. Quad fin set up.

6’2” x 20 ½” x 2 5/8” Super foiled, flat rocker, Greenoughesque Flyer. Best in 1 to 6-foot point break, pocket surfing. Single fin.

Mini Bar 5’7” x 22” x 2 ¾” Twin fin, mini Simmons styled. From zero - ??? Good in all conditions. Fast, super planable and surprisingly maneuverable and controllable.

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8T Round Pin ‘80s concept design. ‘80s outline and foil. Low entry rocker and thicker up front. Best in 4- to 8-feet. Drivable in big waves.

The Mule

6’5” x 19 ½” x 2 5/8” Best in 4- to 10-foot surf. Great holding power, amazing maneuverability and loose, strong drive. Great in point breaks. ‘80s type foiled design with beak nose. Single fin or 2+ 1 setup.

6’8” x 20 ½” x 2 5/8” 2 + 1 fin setup For the bigger surfer. High-performance fun shape with maneuverability of a normal shortboard. Best in 2- to 6-feet surf. Great entry board for people going from longboard to shortboard.

Criss Craft

Suku

9’0” x 21 ½” x 3” This is the Matt Moore Pelican Shape design, handcrafted by John Hannibal. Mahogany wood, hollow construction and built to be surfed or a show piece. This is one board in a series of five, all with unique patterns and woods.

Suku was the name of the Chumash tribe inhabiting Rincon Point. This surfboard is a custom hand-shaped 10 ft. gun. It has two kinds of abalone inlay, genuine 22 karat gold leaf and the word Suku is real copper. The painting is oil, hand painted by Matt. It would look exquisite hanging in your living room. Inquire for pricing.


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SUP Sports STOKE

SUP Sports WD WIDE

SUP Sports CUSTOMS

9’6” x 30.5 (32” width available) 150/165L Quad + 1 STOKE is the #1 all-rounder a true “one-board for most conditions.” Ladies and guys alike will enjoy this shape.

8’4" x 30" 8’6” x 31” 8’10” x 32" 9’2" x 32” Quad + 1 Designed for serious wave-riders who want to rip.

6-channel designs, custom-sizing, and “feather-light” construction are available. Hand-shaped and made in the USA by our shaper Art Colyer at North Pacific factory to your spec’s.

SUP Sports CARBON All of our production models now come in carbon construction! Lighter and stronger boards – easier to carry around, faster turns – very popular choice.

SUP Sports ONE WORLD 11’1”x30" 11’1”x32" 11’11”x31" 2 +1 Name says it all! One board that is used all over the world. Outstanding cruiser, and will surf waves without hesitation. All riders and abilities.

SUP Sports PADDLES World-Class carbon paddles, fixed-length and adjustable. We have been testing paddles since 2005 and have created some of the best choices in the market with factory-direct pricing.

SUP Sports MAHALO 10’3” x 29.5” (31” and 33” widths available) Quad + 1 or 2 + 1 Perfect for bigger guys and a refined wave-rider; great for beginners who want to surf, or ladies who want to flat-water paddle.

SUP Sports FINS Designed with decades of surfing and windsurfing knowledge, and engineered to enhance the SUP surfing experience. Bamboo inlaid with matching flex and rake to help shed sea grass and kelp! www.DEEPZINE.com

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88 E. Thompson Blvd., Ventura • (805) 643-1062 www.venturasurfshop.com • Customs Available

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ROBERTS SURFBOARDS By Robert Weiner Black Punt

ROBERTS SURFBOARDS By Robert Weiner Mush Machine

5’10” x 18 ¾” x 2 ¼” We have taken our Punter model and given it a Black Diamond nose we also pushed the wide point up slightly and made some subtle changes to the rocker. This board has become a favorite with our team riders. Construction comes in pu/poly, EPS/Epoxy, Hydro flex natural, Hydro flex super charger, EPS InCide Epoxy, and RFT www.robertssurf.com

5’5” x 19 7/8” x 2 ¼” We’ve taken our Diamond Fish lowered the rocker added a super wide squash tail and added a deep double with vee out the back. These changes have made this board super fast even in small surf. This board is a small wave performance machine. Construction comes in pu/ poly, EPS/Epoxy, Hydro flex natural, Hydro flex super charger, EPS InCide Epoxy, and RFT www.robertssurf.com

WILLIAM DENNIS SURFBOARDS By Bill “Blinky” Hubina Quad Pro-Comp

WILLIAM DENNIS SURFBOARDS By Bill “Blinky” Hubina Mega Fish

9’0” x 22 ½” x 2 ¾” An all-around board. Turns, nose rides and is fast. Will surf anything and an excellent contest board. Like shortboarding a longboard. 7” swallow tail with double barrel and hook bottom. Dual foiled fin set ups, with 2 different fin designs available. Customs available (up to 10’).

9’1” x 22 ½” x 2 7/8” (shown) 9’3” x 23 ½” x 3” 9” and 11” tail widths available. FAST. Quick turns and more speed. Floats like a bigger board, turns like a short board. Three plug setup to adjust fins. Dual foiled fins with 3 different designs to choose from. Demo boards available. Once you try the Mega Fish you will want one!

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CAMPBELL BROTHERS SURFBOARDS By Malcolm Campbell Bonzer 5 Mini Merk

CAMPBELL BROTHERS SURFBOARDS By Malcolm Campbell Mini Bonzer Light Vehicle

5’10’’ x 13’’ x 19 5/8’’ x 14 3/4’’ x 2 3/8’’

5’6’’ x 17 1/4’’ x 21 1/4’’ x 16 1/8’’ x 2 5/8’’

WAYNE RICH SURFBOARDS Pro/Mod

WAYNE RICH SURFBOARDS Wild Card 3

9’0” x 18” x 22” x 13 ¾” x 2 7/8” A very progressive design, with hidden tradition inside, maintaining true longboard characteristics. Speed and maneuverability, mixed with nose riding, and smooth power turns in heavy surf, have been the main idea with this design since it’s conception in 2001. Usually a 2+1, but also great as a single as well. Designed by Wayne, Puna Moller and Vince Felix.

9’9” x 23 ½ x 3 – 3 1/8” The mindset here is, tip riding and style surfing, with a pure and simple 60’s feeling! The tail is a wide crescent, the hips are back, and the deeply blended con caved nose is snubbed in a light curve to give the rider a perch. A design concept that, Wayne and Mike Ortega have been working on together for many years.


MDS SURFBOARDS

FCD SURFBOARDS

FCD SURFBOARDS

FCD SURFBOARDS

The Hipster

Fark Surfboard

Peke Surfboard

5’6” x 19 7/8” x 2 3/8”

5’9” x 20 1/8” x 2 7/16”

6’3” x 18 7/8” x 2 3/8”

Huevo Ranchero Surfboard

Stand out and be different, without trying to be different, while trying to stand out by being different. Ride “The Hipster” in all conditions 1-ft. slop to 8-ft. and punchy. Custom orders available.

Paddles easily and accelerates quickly. No nose-no swing weight for quick turns.

Designed for the better than average quick, snappy, back-footed surfer. A continuous rocker and deep, single concave. Full, soft rails are forgiving in critical maneuver situations.

6’6” x 20 5/8” x 2 1/2” Round tail, V bottom for smooth transitions. 2+1 fin setup allows for a very versatile travel board.

by Matt Sparks

Available at www.mdssurfboards.com or (805) 231-6116

by Fletch

by Fletch

by Fletch

Available at Fletcher Chouinard Designs • 43 S. Olive Street, Ventura • (805) 641-9428 or sales@fcdsurfboards.com

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THIRD WORLD SURF CO. THIRD WORLD SURF CO. STONEMAN SURFBOARDS by Jason Kline

by Jason Kline

by Shane Stoneman

LOYD SURFBOARDS

EPM

Santos Al Sur

Rally Racer Step-Up

Flying Pig

6’3” x 18 5/8” x 2 ¼”

6’4” x 21” x 2 3/8”

This is a 6’2” x 18 5/8” x 2 ¼” step up version of

5’8” x 18 1/2” x 2” (This board was made for Kitesurfing) Traditional surfboard measurement example: 5’10” x 19 1/2” x 2 1/4 ” Best in beachbreaks and soft reef waves. If it gets really hollow, you might want to grab a “Shack Attracter” or “Pearl”, but otherwise the “Flying Pig” is a great all around performance board. Wider outline with slight hip to thumbnail squash with heavy concaves make this board super fast and responsive. So much speed it likes to fly! Especially when you are attached to a kite. Available at Panchos Surf Shop (Pismo Beach), Central Coast Surfboards (San Luis Obispo) www.loydsurfboards.com (805) 441-5103

This is a retro style board meant to be surfed I first made this model for a trip down to Peru back in 2003. The one shown is a custom Epoxy with style and grace. Works best in smaller (EPS), ridden by David Logue. The rocker has a surf under head high and can be run as a gentle curve throughout with a lower entry rocker single fin, twin, 2+1 or quad. Flat bottom and narrower tail width and straighter curve contour up front with a deep vee in the tail. If astern. The result is an almond-shaped outline you’re looking for a board to mix up your halfway between pintail and roundpin, but wide quiver, this is another neat board to have that center point. Another great pointbreak board, best will last years with a solid glassjob. Agave for head high to double overhead. hacienda paint job optional! Available at www.thirdworldsurfco.com • (805) 459-5834 thirdworldsurfco@hotmail.com We make custom surfboards for all surfing styles!

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last year's Rally Racer round pin quad. Customers who traveled to Tavarua, Mex, and the Mentawai’s put this model through the paces this year. This particular board is made for the singer of the Central Coast punk band called Tall Cans. He is an eccentric weirdo but also a great surfer who appreciates a dependable good wave board that excels in overhead reef breaks and/or beach break barrel conditions. Life is short so have fun ... and surf fast. Available at Wavelengths (Morro Bay) and Moondoggies Surf Shops (Pismo Beach, San Luis Obispo).

by Gabriel Loyd


WAHL SURFBOARDS

RESIST SURFBOARDS

J7 SURFBOARDS

J7 SURFBOARDS

Performance

Squid Beak

Ugly Stick

Redline

5’4”to 6’4” (Customs available) This board has a single concave to slight vee off the tail with low entry rocker and added thickness forward for drive and airs. It has a little added width and pulled tail to keep curve in outline. Available at www.wahlsurfboards.com

5’8” x 19 ¾” x 2 3/16”

Standard sizes are 5’4” to 6’0” Board shown is 5’7” x 19 7/8” x 2 ½” Short, wide and thick. Yep, that pretty much sums up the new Ugly Stick. Designed to be ridden about 5” to 6” shorter than your height. The outline features an extra full shortboard curve combined with an extreme hip in front or the fins and a 7” tail block. With a low rocker profile throughout with a single/double concave, this little number is perfect for when the waves are small and not so pretty. So come get hit with the Ugly Stick… Your friends might pick on you but hey… at least your getting some! 

Standard sizes are 5’6”-6’6” Board shown is 6’2” x 19” x 2 7/16” Speed, control and forgiveness. What else could you ask for in an all-around board? The J7 Redline delivers just that plus a whole lot more! This board is designed to be ridden close to your height and offers a slightly fuller outline, a moderate rocker throughout and a single to double bottom contour. Fast out of the gates, quick to respond rail-to-rail and a gas pedal for total speed control! Check out the Redline if you are looking for that perfect board for a wide range of conditions!

by PJ Wahl

by Jeff Hull

Good in Knee to head high surf. Available at Ventura Surf Shop, Homegrown Surf Shop (Ventura), Revolution Surf Co. (Camarillo), and Surfin' West Surf Shop (Simi Valley) www.resistsurfboards.com

by Jason Feist

by Jason Feist

Available at J7 Surfshop • 24 E. Mason St., Santa Barbara www.j7surfdesigns.com. Customs Available.

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R. LUCKE SURFBOARDS

R. LUCKE SURFBOARDS

TIMBERLINE SURFBOARDS

TIMBERLINE SURFBOARDS

La-Z-Boy

Mini “S”

Hullish

The Stubbiscuit

Quad, 2+1, twin+trailer. Five fin-box ideal set-up. 6’8” x 19 1/2” x 22¾” x 16 1/2” x 3” thick A mini-longboard for waist- to shoulder-high waves. This board is perfect for surfers who want longboard flow but with a smaller turning radius. Lip bashes and sneaker-fives are all well within this board’s repertoire. Order 2’-3’ shorter than normal longboard, same thicknes and width.

6’4” x 19 1/4” x 22 ¾”

7’4” x 22 ¾” x 2 ¾” A transitional hull. A great trimming board for all the point breaks around here. Catches and paddles great. Shaped by Ryan Lovelace Available at Iron and Resin (Ventura) www.timberlinesurf.com

6’4” x 21 ¾” x 2 ¾” A very forgiving shortish board. Made for smaller days Shaped by Ryan Lovelace Available at Iron and Resin (Ventura) www.timberlinesurf.com

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By Ray Lucke

x 17 ¾” x 3” thick Twin fin or quad fin, glassed-on fins recommended. This board is perfect for surfers who want the paddle-ability and speed of a fish without the tracking. Good in waist- to shoulder-high waves. Order 4-6” shorter than normal shortboard, 3-4” wider and ¾” thicker. Shape length ranges from 5’ to 7’, with 5’4 to 6’0” most popular length.

Available at Esteem Surf Shop (Pismo Beach) and Backnine Surf Shop (Camarillo). We build and sell Lucke Surfboards. • (805) 732-4694 • backninesurf.com raylucke@gmail.com     

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by Raphael Wolfe

by Raphael Wolfe


GEAR & WETSUIT Coming NOV. 2012

Guide

The Perfect Gift Guide for Your Surfer

Guide

2011

Gear & Wetsuit

backpacks • belts bike accessories board bags • booties cameras • camera housings stickers • deckpads drybags • electronics fins • flannels gloves • handplanes hats / beanies hoods • jackets jeans • leashes paddles • phone covers racks • rashguards sandals/shoes shirts • shorts / trunks skateboards • skis snowboards • sunglasses sweatshirts • swimming fins vests • watches wax • wetsuit cleaner FOR HER dresses • jewelry purses • swimsuits robes • and MORE!

WETSUITS GALORE! Our first annual Wetsuit Guide featured the latest styles from the top wetsuit manufacturers in the world. See what 2012 has to offer in our November issue!

PHOTO: CHRIS BURKARD

To get your Gear & Wetsuits in the Guide email andres@deepzine.com

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Meet Your Central and South Coast Shapers...

Tyler Anderson

Marc Andreini

Joe Bauguess

Malcolm Campbell

I have been shaping and glassing for 13 years for my friends, myself and through word of mouth. The local point breaks have been serving as a great forum to test new shapes and designs. The Grunion has been my most popular model and is one of my favorites year round.

Born in San Mateo, raised from 6-years-old to 30 in Santa Barbara, Marc built his first board at age 14 and never stopped. He surfed for Owl Surfboards since 1962 and took up making the Owls in 1974 shortly after Jeff White went from boards to retail only. He started making his own label “Andreini Surfboards” in 1971. “I still shape every week. No machined blanks!”

Shaping since 1963, Baugess shaped the World’s first and original Mini-Simmons (short version of Bob Simmons board), designed and shaped from a shapeless block of styrofoam. The little board shook the foundations of modern surfing, and started a revolution in shorter, wider, thicker surfboards.

I began shaping in 1968. In 1970-71 my father, my brother Duncan, and I created the highly influential Bonzer. See bonzer5. com for details. I have signed PEACE on every board since 1973. Advocating for social, economic and environmental justice is of primary importance to Duncan and I. Keep surfing and ‘Be Mindful’.

Fletcher Chouinard

Art Colyer

Adam Davenport

Jason Feist

Bruce Fowler

We began in 1996 with a goal of making the strongest, lightest, hand shaped boards possible. “Causing no unnecessary harm” is our guiding principle, so by default each board minimizes the use of toxic and nonrenewable materials, and we build each board one at a time as if it were our own. FCD Surfoards.

Art Colyer has four decades of board shaping experience under his belt, including shaping stints with Gary McNabb (Nectar) building the original thruster with Simon Anderson, Donald Takayama (longboards), and Rusty (6 years). Art's North Pacific Surfboards label produces boards for surfing, kitesurfing, windsurfing, & towsurfing. His standup paddlesurfing shapes were developed in a collaborative effort with Wardog at StandUp Paddle Sports.

Surfing since the age of 8, and shaping since 2003, Davenport has been trained by Scott Anderson, Brian Hilbers, Tyler Hatzikian and Michael Geib. Leaning towards traditional longboards, his boards are a work of art and style.

Jason Feist began shaping surfboards in 1999. After about a year of carving out foam for himself and a few close friends, Feist started the J7 Surfboards label. It has been well over a decade now and through feedback from team riders and loyal customers alike, Jason strives to create the most progressive and high quality surfboards available.

Bruce is a prolific surfboard designer with over 42 years of shaping experience. His focus over the past several years has been dedicated to providing functional, easy to ride high performance surfboards that improve the skill set from beginning to advanced surfers. Boards available at Wave Front Surf Shop in Ventura, select dealers in N.Y., L.A., and S.F. Soon be expanding to Tokyo and Europe. Contact Bruce at deadshaper@gmail.com or stokervmachine/facebook.

Russell Hoyte

Bill “Blinky” Hubina

Jeff Hull

Greg Iler

Dave Johnson

Russell Hoyte, in his 40’s has acquired a lifetime’s experience of surfboard building. From glassing shop owner to fulltime production sail/surfboard and SUP shaper for some of the biggest board building companies in the world, Russell has developed the skills and design attributes to create custom boards to suit most surfers and waves all over the world. He believes in personal customer relationship, attention to detail and excellence in his craft.

Blinky got involved with Tom Morey’s’ Australian Surfboards and Morey Surfboards in 1962. In 1963 he was Morey Pope’s first employee. In 1964 after the Morey Invitational Noseriding contest, Blinky and fellow employee Bill Delaney invented Slip Check, a wax substitute. Then, in 1967 Blinky & Dennis Ryder started the their own brand of surfboards calling it William Dennis Surfboards. Now, at almost 69 years old and 45 years of shaping, Blinky is still shaping the William Dennis surfboards.

Nine years ago Jeff began building boards in Ventura as a hobby. Later it was time to step it up and get a factory shared with other local board builders. Slowly growing a business, and three factories later, making surfboards has developed into a decided career. He works closely with the majority of Ventura and Santa Barbara’s shapers providing them with quality glasswork.

The first board I shaped was a beater in the early 70’s. The fiberglass came off like peeling an orange and the foam was fairly intact once I got beyond the damaged area. With a few scavenged handtools a 7’2” board emerged. Luckily, Haakenson Fiberglass salvaged my first attempt at glassing as I had lost a few brain cells mixing a hot batch in a shack with no respirator or ventilation.

Dave Johnson is the most accessible full time master shaper in the Santa Barbara area today. “Whether they are high performance contest surfers, recreational, or beginners I love talking to the customers to arrive at a perfect fit.” Custom boards are usually done in two weeks or less.

Jason Kline

John Lessing

Ryan Lovelace

Gabriel Loyd

Ray Lucke

Jason Kline has been making custom surfboards for Third World Surf Co. on the Central Coast  since 1999. Taylored to fit your style and local surf, pick anything from performance shortboards, to longboards, retros, and experimentals.  “We encourage surfers to try something new and to enjoy all corners of the surfing envelope!”

Doug Roth Surfboards began in Goleta, California in 1963 and were prevalent in local lineups throughout the 1960’s. The legacy is reborn with a new line of boards shaped by John Lessing that honor the Doug Roth name, his legend and the rich history of Goleta surfing.

Lovelace has been shaping experimental surf craft in Santa Barbara for about six years and travels to shape in Australia and Europe. It’s his close knit community in S.B. as well as the influences picked up around the world that provide a pool of inspiration and translate into a truly unique feel. 100% hand-shaped and glassed, each of his boards are truly hand-crafted. Function = Form.

Born and raised on the Central Coast, Loyd is a second-generation shaper. Learned everything from his father and took it and ran with it. He has 17 surfboard models, 5 kiteboard models and worked hard getting to where he is. “My business model is to do the best I can, and I care about EVERY customer. Thanks to all that support my efforts and support Loyd Surfboards.”

Ray Lucke shaped his first surfboard when he was in high school. My parents were nice enough to let me work inside their garage and get resin all over the floor. My first job was at Rick Surfboards in 1973 as a fin foiler. I also worked for other named shops like South Shore, Fibercraft, and Dewey weber.

Monarch Surfboards

Andreini Surfboards

Joe B. Surfshapes

ANDREW SCHOENER

JEFF JOHNSON

FCD Surfboards

Hoyde Designs

Campbell Brothers Surfboards

North Pacific SUP

William Dennis Surfboards

Davenport Surfboards

Resist Surfboards

J7 Surfboards

Eclipse Surfboards

Progressive Surfboards

TRACHT

Third World Surf Co.

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R. Lovelace Surf Craft

Loyd Surfboards

R. Lucke Designs


Al Merrick

Matt Moore

Sean O’Connor

John Perry

With over 45 years of shaping experience with brands like Infinity and Bruce Jones, McDonald is most known for the Bonzer 5-fin design. He left his home in San Clemente for the long, right-hand point breaks of Santa Barbara and has been here ever since.

C.I. was built from humble beginnings in 1969. Influenced by Dick Brewer, John Price and Bob McTavish. Shaun Tomson, Kim Mearig, Tom Curren, Kelly Slater, Lisa Andersen and Sofia Mulanovich rode his designs to multiple world titles. “Our mission is to make the best boards using feedback from the best surfers … leading us into the future.”

Matt Moore is a surfboard shaper who grew up in Carpinteria and started surfing in 1959. Out of necessity to explore function of surfboard designs and construction, flex, fins, fiberglass and foam are all phase’s that have formed the Matt Moore logo.  “I started taking custom orders in the late 60’s and have never stopped helping people make their surfing dreams come true.”

I was born and raised in Southern California, moved to the area to attend UCSB, and after serving six years in the Marine Corps, I decided to stay in Santa Barbara. I eventually met up and befriended Max MacDonald and the two of us teamed with Doug Yartz and started shaping boards for Revolution Hardware. www.revolutionhardware.com to launch this fall.

I started Ocean Rhythms back in the ‘70s. Ocean Rhythms was really a blast back then, exploring a diverse board forum with several classic shapers under one roof. This is my second go round, after a hiatus and a career change as a water systems engineer. Now, known as JVP Surfboards, I surround myself with other passionate surfers continuing on the path of design and function, some recycled and some seemingly fresh.

Wayne Rich

Dennis Ryder

Randy Schaefer

Matt Sparks

Bill Stewart

Taking surfboard shaping and design to the highest possible level is something I take very seriously. To take the art and craft of creating real wave-riding foils with specific purpose and feel is a life goal. Working with people to formulate concepts, then develop and apply them to diverse styles of surfers and wave conditions throughout the world is a great challenge and never ending learning experience.

Dennis Ryder’s shaping career was birthed in 1967 when he did boards for the famed Ventura based Morey-Pope Co. Dennis and Bill Hubina founded William-Dennis Surfboards, and while living on Kauai he shaped for Hawaiian Blades and Dick Brewer. He has been transforming concept to reality for over 45 years. One of a rare few remaining master surfboard craftsmen in the sport who still ply their trade on a daily basis.

Surfing since 1965, designing the Orbicular Flyer in 2000 opened my eyes to what can be different in surfboard needs. Now designing SUP’s with Clyde Beatty, lots of good things will be coming this winter.

Matt Sparks is a lifelong surfer with over a decade of surfboard shaping experience. Matt has put in his time, gaining experience from custom orders as well as shaping for respected local companies. Whether it’s a high performance thruster, noserider, SUP, or anything in between, Mds Surfboards will take care of you.

For over four decades Bill Stewart has been creating one of a kind custom surfboards. In 1984, Stewart developed the Hydro Hull. That same year he invented the 2+1 tri-fin configuration. In 2011 Stewart further refined the Hydro Hull design to create the Redline 11.

Shane Stoneman

Gregg Tally

Max McDonald Surfboards

Channel Islands Surfboards

Wayne Rich Surfboards

Dennis Ryder Surfboards

Matt Moore Surfboards

Orbicular Surfboards

Revolution Hardware

JVP Surfboards

Mds Surfboards

Stewart Surfboards

TRACHT

Stoneman Surfboards

White Owl Surfboards

Shane grew up on a steady diet of competitive surfing and made his first board at 14. Now he surfs when its decent, shapes in a converted barn in Cayucos, has a fairly useless English degree from Cal Poly, and plays in his garden with his daughters. After shaping every day for a dozen years he still absolutely loves making surfboards for folks that like to have fun in the ocean. www.shanestoneman.com

Gregg Tally has been shaping the “old fashioned” way for 45 years. He hand shapes, glasses and builds his own fins. “I do in-house shaping the way Jeff White taught me.” White, of White Owl Surfboards, taught him “quality and integrity” and so Tally continues the White Owl label today.

Daniel Thomson

PJ Wahl

Tomo Surfboards

Wahl Surfboards

Tomo is a dedicated and inspired free surfer and surfboard designer. At 29 he is already being touted as a design guru with the arrival of his ultra modern performance planning concepts. Backed by a high level of surfing ability and mentoring from legendary surfers and designers Tomo appears to have a ‘sixth sense” for developing some of the most radical and unique performance surfboards.

PJ Wahl has been shaping surfboards on the Central Coast since 1968. Using his shaping & wave knowledge he is able to work with the surfer to make a custom board that works for them.

Wardog Wardog has over three decades of surfing product design experience. After collaborating with Sean Ordonez on Maui in 2005 to manufacture the world’s first production SUP’s, he opened, StandUp Paddle Sports, North America's first dedicated SUP retail store in Santa Barbara. His current collaboration with shaper, Art Colyer, has produced 15 world-class SUP models. He recently inked a global distribution deal with Focus Hawaii Surfboards and Body Glove SUP for his SUP board, fin, paddle, and accessory lines. www.surfingsports.com

DUBOCK.COM

Max McDonald

Robert Weiner

Raphael Wolfe

Renny Yater

Robert Weiner started shaping Roberts Surfboards in 1996 with his main goal being to create high caliber, high quality surfboards that will push the envelope of our spots. Robert has grown from its roots in Ventura to become one of the most popular labels in Southern California. Japan and the East Coast. He recently won the 2011 Shaper of the Year award from Surfing Magazine.

Growing up in both Sydney and Santa Barbara, Raphael Wolfe is more of a woodworker than a shaper. He started Timberline Surfboards to make a wood board that is eco-friendly and as light as foam boards. Wolfe works with wellrespected shapers to make custom boards with their shapes in the Timberline method.

Growing up in the surf in Laguna Beach the 1940’swas the greatest. I made my first surfboard with fiberglass in the early 50’s and moved to Santa Barbara in 1959 and opened up shop on Anacapa Street. I never stopped making board since then.

Roberts Surfboards

Timberline Surfboards

Yater Surfboards

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