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.
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.