I got interested in surfing in 1961, during my early teens. Made my first surfboard in 1963 and had a small surfboards business through high school. Got my first productions shaping job in 1967. I've shaped and made surfboards since those early beginnings, from long boards through the evolution days to short boards and the new boards of today. When it comes to surfboards there is very little I haven't done.
All the events that transpired in he development and process of designing and making each of the different models I have give each board a unique story. We all have a story to tell, and so do my surfboards.
In 1967 I designed a new board for myself while shaping at Morey-Pope. A 9 foot 22 inch wide thinned out narrow nosed light weight board that surfed really well. Quick turns, playful off the tail, good speed in trim. Nose rides, coasters, cutbacks, all the performance moves. The '67 is a reissue of that board.
The Tip Tool, a combination of designs rolled into one board for small summer type waves and nose riding. A nice turning board because of the tail shape but also a great nose riding vehicle.
A traditional 50/50 railed single fin laminated with traditional glass. This is the board for that old school trim, glide and nose ride. Also available in a round pin and nose rider version.
HPNR & HPLB
Excellent all purpose performance boards. The HPNR is a single fin and runs wider than the HPLB that has a 2 plus 1 fin set up. Both catch waves easy, speed down the line and effortless turning. Good in trim and nose riding capabilities.
Perimeter stringer quad long board, the most high performance long board you could ever want or need. Tight in the pocket surfing, serious speed, drawn out turns, seamess cut back redirects and don't forget the nose rides. Total performance. Total fun.
A modern single fin that feels like a traditional single fin under your feet. The 50/50 rails transition into an elevated edge in the tail to give you drive and edge control when you need it. A neutral rocker curve and over all out line. Very playful off the tail and great for trimming down the line and nose riding.
The T & G
This is a Glider, trim and glide is the name of the game. Surf it in the small waves or bigger stuff. There are always flat spells.. this board gets you in the water when there is just not much out there. When the surf gets some size and you want to get in early and get down the line, the T & G does it for you. Order it at least 4 to 6 inches longer than you would ride a regular long board.
This board is a convertible. Ride it as a single fin, 2 plus 1, tri fin or quad, your choice. It works great with any fin set up. High performance mid length surfing at it's best.
Retro Hull - New Hull - Long Hull
In the spring of 1969 I signed on as shaper for Wilderness Surfboards/Greenough Designs in Santa Barbara. I've kept all the board outlines I've work up over the years including the Hulls from back in the day. 4 decades later I use those same outlines to draw from for my Hull designs.
Stubbie Quad - The H2
The Stubbie Quads have similar outlines to my hulls but have contemporary foils and bottoms. Very maneuverable, lots of speed.
The H2 is a twin fin with a mild hull bottom. Think fish but different. If you surf short boards but want a bit more volume this would be the board.