Top 45+ Best Surfboard Brands in the World

Surfboards are equipment that is used in the adventure sport ” Surfboarding”. The history of surfboards can be traced way back when it was first made with woods to the modern boards where polyurethane is used.

There are various types of surfboards that are:- shortboards, hybrid, fish, funboard, gun, and longboards. There is a lot of demand for surfboards as it is getting more and more popular and as a result, new companies are emerging and trying to introduce new technologies in the sport to make it more safe and secure.

Surfboard Brands in the World

Robert August Surfboards

Country: United States of America

It was founded by Robert August in 1974. They produce surfboards and longboards. Their recent models include ” What I Ride” series, Wingnut series, Saber, Noserider, Predator, Fun Dip Model to name a few.

Channel Islands

Country: United States of America

It was founded in 1969 by Al Merrick. They produce shortboards and surfboards. Their latest models include Fishbeard, CI MID, Happy, Rocket Wide, CI Fish are some of its models.

Stewart 

Country: United States of America

It was founded in 1978 by Bill Stewart. It produces shortboards, funboards, and longboards. Mighty Flyer, Ripster, Tipster, Funline are some of their latest models.

Harbour

Country: United States of America

It was founded in 1959 by Rich Harbour. They produce both long and shortboards. Their latest products include Banana, San-o, Rapier, Cheater 60, Diamond Tail, H3 to name a few.

Firewire

Country: United States of America

It is one of the most famous companies in the world. It was founded by Nev Hyman in 1981. They produce shortboards, longboards, and performance-driven surfboards. Their models include Special T, TJ Pro, The Gem, TJ Everyday to name a few. 

Hobie

Country: United States of America

It was founded by Hobart Alter in 1954. They produce longboards and shortboards. They have models such as Endless Summer Model, Hobie Classic, Wahine, Performance Noserider, Black Bird, Uncle Buck, Retro Classic to name a few.

Lost 

Country: United States of America

It was founded in 1985 by Matt Biolos. They produce shortboards. The Scorcher, The Stealth, The Plank, The Blunt, Uber Plank, The Monkfish, etc are some of their models.

Rusty

Country: United States of America

It was founded in 1985 by Rusty Preisendorfer. They produce mainly shortboards. Their models include Bender, Misfit, Jokerr, Stump, T Dwart, Hustler, Moby Fish, Terminator, Slayer to name a few.

Canvas

Country: United States of America

It was founded in 2009 by Christian Wach. They have models such as The Purchase, The Pinata, Easy Rider, Sano Free, Tube Shooter to name a few.

DMZ 

Country: United States of America

It was founded by Dave “Dingo” Moore. Poker Chip, Carol Jean, Glider, Hully Mully, Corn Kernel, Man Grom are some of their product models. 

Proctor

Country: United States of America

It was founded by Todd Proctor in 1992. They mainly produce shortboards, longboards, Guns to name a few. Their few models include Super Grom, Blackbird, Ante Up, West Peak, The Howitzer, The Sweetie, Rocket 88 to name a few.

Superbrand

Country: United States of America

It was founded by Dion Agius, Clay Marzo, Ry Craike in 2008. They mainly produce shortboards. SUPER madness, SUPER craft, SUPER answer, SUPERhuman, SUPERvision, SUPERslug are some of its models.

Austin 

Country: United States of America

It was founded by Austin Saunders in 1968. They produce shortboards, longboards, and funboards. Their models include Bandit, Bad Company, Signature, Slug, Soul Glide, Slug Bonzer to name a few.

Avila

Country: United States of America

It was founded by Mauricio Avila in 1997. They produce shortboards. AV-HP, Stin-Ray, Bulldog, Cookie, Malibu are some of its products to offer.

Ben Aipa

Country: United States of America

It was founded in 1966 by Ben Aipa. They produce both shortboards and longboards. Core Sting Series, Retro Sting Series, Mimi, Retro Sting are some of its model series.

Bing

Country: United States of America

It was founded in 1959 by Bing Copeland. They produce longboards, shortboards. Levitator, Dear & Yonder, Classic Pig, Feral Pig, Silver Spoon, Trimulux to name a few.

Bruce Jonas

Country: United States of America

It was founded by Bruce Jones in 1973. They produce shortboards and Longboards. Fish, Big Boy Thrusters, The Fatty, Eggs, The Glider, Jackie Baxter Model are some of their varieties.

Clean Ocean

Country: United States of America

It was founded in 1989 by Tony Lannarone. They produce shortboards, longboards, funboards, etc. Their latest model includes Super Stock, Cold Warrior, War Pig, Four Pig, Miniplug, Mini-T, Megaplug to name a few.

Dick Brewer

Country: United States of America

It was founded by Dick Brewer in the 1960s. They produce guns, shortboards, longboards, and funboards. Alien, Pro Short, Big Boy, Pipeliner, Hybrid Longboard, Performance Thruster, Stinger are some of their models from different categories.

Dewey Weber

Country: United States of America

It was founded by Dewey Weber in 1960. They produce both longboards and shortboards. The Performer, The Legend, The Stylist, The Feather, The Planar, Retro Pig, Flying Pig are some of their models.

Don Hansen

Country: United States of America

It was founded by Don Hansen in 1961. Mike Doyle, 50/50, Master, Super Lite are some of its products.

Ellis

Country: United States of America

It was founded by Mark Ellis in 1981. They produce shortboards, longboards, funboards, and performances. Retro Fish, Stumpy, Absolute, Triple Stringer, Diamond Tail Quad are some of their models from various categories.

FCD

Country: United States of America

It was founded in 1996 by Fletcher Chouinard. They produce shortboards and longboards. Fish, Fark, Quark, Peke, Beavertail, Noseglider are some of its models from different categories.

Gordon & Smith

Country: United States of America

It was founded in 1959 by Larry Gordon and Floyd Smith. They mainly produce longboards. They have models such as Retro Redfin, Stretch, Peak Performer, Hot Curl, Blunt Noserider to name a few.

Hank Warner

Country: United States of America

It was founded in 1967 by Hank Warner. They produce longboards, shortboards, Funboards, etc. They have Classic Longboard, Modern Longboard, Poached Egg, Butterfly Fish, Starfish to name a few.

HIC

Country: United States of America

It was founded by Stephan and Jimmy Tsukuyama in 1974. They produce longboards, shortboards, guns, etc. They have models such as wildcard, Mini Olo, Spud to name a few.

Isle

Country: United States of America

It was founded by Doug Pate and Marc Miller in 1994. They produce shortboards, longboards, funboards, etc. They have Wooden surfboards, Encore Epoxy,  Thumper, Nugget to name a few.

JC 

Country: United States of America

It was founded by John Carper. They mainly produce shortboards. T-RD, White Fang, Enabler, SD-3, Hoyer, Flying Pig are some of its models. 

Kane Garden

Country: United States of America

It was founded by PJ Johnson. They produce shortboards, longboards, SUP boards to name a few. Utility, Frigate, Phantom, Tomcat, Sea Viper, Nautilus are some of its models.

Linden

Country: United States of America

It was founded by Gary Linden in 1967. They majorly produce shortboards. Lunar, Pretty Much, kilo, Grom, Rio, Ranger, Agave, Balsa are some of their models.

Matt Kechele 

Country: United States of America

It was founded by Matt Kechele in 1979. They make shortboards. Some of their products are UFO, The Sprocket, The Grinder, Falcon 4, Stub Fish, Retro to name a few.

Mike Hynson

Country: United States of America

It was founded by Mike Hynson in 1958. They produce bonzer, longboards, and SUP Boards. They produce models such as Black Knight, Hydro Chief, RedFin, Cojo Gun, Endless Summer Fish to name a few.

Natural Art

Country: United States of America

It was founded by Pete Dooley in 1971. They mostly make shortboards. The Rice Burner, The Big Guy, 3XFaster, 2X Speed Concave are some of their models.

Olas

Country: United States of America

It was founded by Bill Minard. They make funboards, longboards, etc.

Plus One

Country: United States of America

It was founded by Joe Virgilio and George Gall in 1999. They majorly make shortboards. They have models such as The Dart, The Big Deal, The Game, The Micro, The Punt, The Score to name a few.

Stretch

Country: United States of America

It was founded by William “Stretch” Reidel in 1979. They make shortboards, longboards, Performance, etc. Twin -Fin, The Pug, The Magnet, The Sword, The Thing, Rat Skate to name a few.

Wave Tribe

Country: United States of America

It was founded in 2007 by Derek Dodds. They produce Hybrids, Wooden Boards, etc. Retro Fish style, Alaia Blanks, Funboard, Wood Surfboard kit are some of its products.

Webber 

Country: Australia

It was founded by Greg Webber in 1970. They produce shortboards and performance boards. They have models such as C series, Print, Sprout, Hook, Gutter Lover to name a few.

Valla

Country: Australia

It was founded by Paul Joske in 1970. They make both longboards and shortboards. Valla Velocity, Big Boy Thrusters, Double Concave Round tails are some of its products from different categories.

McTavish

Country: Australia

It was founded by Bob McTavish in 1962. They make longboards, shortboards, performance, and SUP Boards. Involvement, Neo, Noosa 66, Redline Pintail, Bluebird, Twinfish are some of its models from various categories.

BIC 

Country: France

It was founded in 1994. It produces Funboards, Shortboards, and SUP boards to name a few. Their latest model includes ACS Classic, ACS Hype, ACS Padded, G-Board, Superfrog, etc.

Aloha

Country: Australia

It was founded in 1978 by Greg Clough. They produce both shortboards and longboards. Rikilove, A-Bomb, Magic Mushroom, Time Tunnel Twinnie, RV, HPL, Bean- PU are some of its models in various categories.

JS

Country: Australia

It was founded by Jason Stephenson in 1999. They mainly produce Shortboards. They have a wide range of product line up such as the JS Signature Series, JS Summer Series, JS Shortboards Series, JS Upsize series, JS X Series, JS Solite, JS Performance Epoxy Series ll.

DHD

Country: Australia

It was founded by Darren Handley in 1984. They mainly produce shortboards. The latest products are  MF DNA, DX1 Phase 3, Phoenix 3DV, Wilko F13, 3DX to name a few.

NSP

Country: Australia 

The full form of NSP is New Surf Project. It was founded by Mark Kelly and Lachlan Kekwick. They produce a large number of products which include shortboards, longboards,  funboards to name a few. Chopstick, Tinder – D8, The Cheater, Butter Knife are some of it’s latest models.

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