Category Archives: Longboards

Mick Fanning, DHD Factory

10 tips for ordering a #surfboard – #surf #guides #aloha

I like to experience different shapes and design features so I don’t totally agree with this but entertaining nonetheless… VIA – RED BULL Talking to a shaper is akin to language barrier. Here’s how to negotiate your way to understanding. Buy local: This isn’t just a hippy mantra! While you most likely won’t be able … Continue reading 10 tips for ordering a #surfboard – #surf #guides #aloha

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Surfboard shape-off goes to Hind – #art #design #surf

VIA – THE COAST NEWS   By staff May 28, 2014 • 171 views • 0 comments DEL MAR — Longtime surfboard craftsman Roger Hinds won the Icons of Foam Tribute to the Masters shaping competition May 18, honoring Ben Aipa. Six shapers were tasked with replicating a classic Aipa Sting. The board was made … Continue reading Surfboard shape-off goes to Hind – #art #design #surf

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The Thruster: A Lesson in #Surf #Business and Copyrights

VIA – COLLABR8   3 fins – the story of a copyright wrong.   In 1981 when surfer  Simon Anderson turned up at Bells Beach to compete in the Bells Australian surfing classic on a new style of board he’d designed there were some who laughed at him. his original logo is frustratingly close to the … Continue reading The Thruster: A Lesson in #Surf #Business and Copyrights

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Hundreds take to water in tribute to surfing icon Hobie Alter – #aloha #surf #oc

VIA – OC REGISTER t about 5 p.m. Friday, hundreds of surfers and rowers gathered around a Hobie Cat catamaran off the shore of Doheny State Beach to celebrate the life of surf and sailing entrepreneur and pioneer Hobie Alter. BRUCE CHAMBERS, STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER BY LAYLAN CONNELLY / STAFF WRITER Published: April 18, 2014 Updated: … Continue reading Hundreds take to water in tribute to surfing icon Hobie Alter – #aloha #surf #oc

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Waterwolf electric #surfboard speeds over lakes and rivers – #Surf #video

VIA – GIZMAG By C.C. Weiss January 26, 2014   Not every surfer is lucky enough to live near a world-class break. In fact, many would-be surfers live hundreds of miles from the nearest piece of coast. For them, the new MXP-3 from Germany’s Waterwolf represents the chance to transform the local lazy lake or … Continue reading Waterwolf electric #surfboard speeds over lakes and rivers – #Surf #video

Surfing enthusiast Jeremy Buis with one of his fern leaf surfboards. Photo by Craig Baxter

Keen surfer takes ferns on board #Surfboard #NZ

VIA – ODT By Sally Rae on Mon, 27 Jan 2014 When it comes to shaping surfboards, Jeremy Buis admits he likes doing some ”outside the square stuff”. A keen surfer, Mr Buis (36) has been shaping and fixing surfboards in Dunedin for the past 20 years. He made his first board when he was … Continue reading Keen surfer takes ferns on board #Surfboard #NZ

Bruce Jones Photo by John Kuramoto

Legendary Surfboard shaper Bruce Jones passes away – #OC #Aloha #Surf

VIA – OC REG: Bruce Jones enjoyed many water sports outside of surfing, including sailing. Photo taken in 2006. PHOTO COURTESY OF STEVEN JONES The surf community is mourning the death of surfboard shaper Bruce Jones, who died Monday afternoon from a heart attack.   Jones was 68.   Jones first started surfboard shaping in … Continue reading Legendary Surfboard shaper Bruce Jones passes away – #OC #Aloha #Surf