Born in Orio, a small fishing town in the coast of Guipuzkoa. Since he was small, his father would take him out to sea in his fishing boat to learn how to swim. He remembers his beginnings in surf with special care: “I started to surf when I was ten years old, and I remember perfectly that my first wave stayed with me my whole life” – Mikel Agote
Channel Islands Surfboards is the Brand which Al Merrick has been using to launch all the wonderful boards. The mythical shaper Al Merrick has been making surfboards for the best surfers in the world. If you´re looking for a board that offers good vibes, Al Merrick guarantees success.
Joe Bark does not tire easily. The Palos Verdes shaper / freediver / spearfisher / father / surfer / paddler / boardbuilder / husband is a study in fusing work and life and passion into one all-day marathon of doing what you love. And what Joe Bark loves is the ocean. Everything flows from there.
BIC Sport is a global leader in the manufacture and distribution of watersports products since 1979. Based on the Brittany Coast of France and founded by the Bich family (of BIC pen fame), BIC Sport grew from a passion for human powered watersports partnered with world renowned technical expertise in manufacturing.
It all started in Venice, California when Greg Falk and Neil Carver were looking for waves in the summer, but none could be found. They started experimenting on street surfers to get the surf-like skate experience and slowly progressed until they got to the current signature truck.
Catch Surf reinvents the world of softboards from the hand of the illustrious body board designer, Tom Morey (Morey Boddie). The Californian brand makes top of the line softs, with forms and shapes for the retro surf and surf schools.
Channel Islands is one of the most prestigious surfboard brands in the world. Founded in 1969, since then Channel Islands has not stopped developing new surf products and accessories.
Over the past 50 years, Channel Islands has grown from a local company to a cutting edge organization serving the world's best surfers. Channel Islands surfboards will shape the new millennium with their innovative designs, always with quality as the main objective.
“The driving force behind Channel Islands Surfboards is the demand on design created by the world’s greatest surfers, allowing for the highest performance surfing possible. To provide the most dedicated surfers with the most advanced, performance designs is my passion” – Al Merrick, Designer/Shaper
Channel Islands Surfboards also known as CI was created by Al and Terry Merrick in 1969. From birth, Britt spent his days at the factory on the beach in Santa Barbara, California. He spent most of his time in shape rooms designing new surfboard models. Eventually he began to shapear with his father Al in 1990. He is now CI's premier shaper and continues the family tradition of developing high-performance board designs in collaboration with the world's best surfers. From Tom Curren to Dane Reynolds, Channel Islands surfboards continue to evolve with the highest level of surfing.
Chilli Surfboards was born in 1995 from the hand of shaper and founder Jamie Cheal in Australia. Today Chilli surfboards have become one of the leading surf brands on the international scene. In 2014 Andy Irons began to use his boards in the World Tour. Surfboards performance for all types of surfers and high quality. Single Quiver is the official Chilli Surfboards Europe store.
Behind Clayton Surfboards is Clayton Nienaber, one of the most prestigious shapers at the international level. Professional surfer and shaper, Clayton Surfboards is situated next to the beach in Durban, South Africa and offer diverse options for you surf needs. Clayton surfboards are pioneers in SPINE-TEK technology which offers better resistance and durability for more results in the flexibility of the surfboard. Extremely light epoxy boards which have great floatability while paddling.
Colibri Surf Handboards is one of the most influential bodysurf brands in the world. Their boards, which are used to catch waves with your hands, are 100% artisanal and made from Paulownia imported from sustainable plantations in Asia. Each handboard is sent with a numbered tag in a jute bag recycled from the coffee sacks used to transport the beans from Brasil, Vietnam, Kenya, etc. Buy your Total Eco Friendly Handboard from Single Quiver.