How do you feel about the shift to Asian manufacturing by the larger players in the surfboard industry?

"I don't worry about it to much, surfers are always going to want reliable local service and to be able to talk directly to their local shaper about their board."



"One thing you get from a local shaper is a board that gives you the best possible experience in the water. Keeping kids engaged is important."


It is very important to find the ideal volume for nippers weight and whether their at a introduction level or national level.

To keep nippers in the water and give them confidence to get the most enjoyable experience. That’s why we are so lucky to have 4Dboards to consult with us and the results have shown. State Nipper Champions 2018.
— Darren Ball, Ocean Grove SLSC junior co-ordinator