Australian surfboard shapers are renowned as some of the best surf craft manufacturers in the world. Surfboard manufacturing in Australia has grown into a global business with leading manufacturers selling surfboards in countries around the world. DHD Surfboards has become a globally recognised brand with world champs Mick Fanning and Steph Gilmore both selecting to ride DHD Surfboards by Darren Handley. With new and innovative shapes coming from the Northern Beaches in Sydney with popular brands like Haydenshapes and Vampirate Surfboards producing unique shapes and technologies for all types of surfers and conditions. There are a number of popular surfboard models available throughout Australia on Boardcave with plenty of different styles suited to surfers of all types. World renowned free surfer Dave Rastovich chooses to ride the innovative shapes by Gary McNeill Concepts, manufactured on the Gold Coast Australia at Tweed Heads with MH Surfboards ridden by Chippa Wilson. Read More
From Japan to South America and South Africa you can find Australian made surfboards under the feet of local surfers. See our selection of leading Australian surfboard shapers and their collection of surfboard models for all your surfing needs. From ClearWater Surfboards and their high performance longboards to hybrid concept small wave models. Our high performance surfboard shapers like Emery Surfboards, JR Surfboards and Warner Surfboards will help you take your surfing to the next level with their refined performance models. Be sure to check out Misfit Shapes Surfboards and Matt Penn Designs for shapers raising the bar in innovation with performance technology and hybrid shapes to improve your surfing in all conditions. See SUPERbrand Surfboards and DMS Surfboards to select boards with industry leading technologies and one of a kind artwork. Even many international pro surfers select to ride Australian made surfboards by our world-class surfboard manufacturers. Surfing in Australia is a national sport and loved by more than 2.3 million people as seen by the huge turnouts at Surf Events around the country. People all over the world identify Australians with the sport of surfing and it’s no wonder with the amount of talent that comes from our shores. With almost 50% of the ASP World tour surfers on both the men’s and woman’s tour being Australian, it’s no wonder Australian made surfboards are sought after by surfers around the world. Browse through our selection of leading Australian surfboard shapers on Boardcave.com to find, customise and order your perfect surfboard today.
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Bert Burger, Simon Anderson, Col Ladhams, Mick Manolas, Mick Button, Lufi
Clinton Guest, Mark McNamara, Georgia Young (Aus Champ) Ryan Goddard, Dan Corbett, Max Marsden.
Steve Del Rosso took over the Clearwater Surfboards label in 1996 and has grown the brand from strength to strength with his experience and knowledge of shaping a large selection of surfboards from fine tuned performance longboards to your go to shortboard. More...
Mick Fanning, Steph Gilmore, Jack Freestone, Matt Wilkinson, Ryan Hipwood, Asher Pacey.
Grown up at Kirra, on Queensland's Gold Coast, Darren Handley has been in the surf his entire life. Learning from the master, Murray Bourton from the age of 12, he perfected his designs and eventually started his own brand, DHD. More...
Eye Symmetry created by Shaper Max Stewart produce aesthetically pleasing, high performance, innovative designs that look as good as they surf and provide surfers like Tom Carroll the ride they need to keep up with their performance. More...
Rob Machado, Kelly Slater, Timmy Reyes, Stuey Kennedy, Wingnut
Firewire Surfboards, founded by shaping guru Nev Hyman, has been shaping surfboards and at the fore-front of surf technology for over 30 years. Through embracing new technologies, Firewire consistently innovate surf design and construction throughout the industry. More...
Anthony Walsh, Dion Atkinson, Rachel Campbell, Mikaela Green, Seb Smart, Darren O'Rafferty, Chris Bennetts
Gunther Rohn, with over 40 years experience, established Local Motion Surfboards, which are based in Ballina, New South Wales. The shapes produced suit all types of surfers, with the most current performance surfboards available. More...
Jackson Giles, Korbin Hutchings, Yukio Ogawa, Quinn Bruce
As the motto goes "shaping for waves and indivuduals" Hammo Surfboards will build you the highest quality surf craft for your individual needs that you can confidently take all over the world with you. More...
Jason Rodd and the team at JR, through constant refinement, are producing some of the best shortboards, fishes and twinnys. Jasons Carbon 201 construction uses a carbon stringer instead of timber with a carbon wrap, making the surfboards stronger and more flexibale. More...
Otis Carey, Luke Stedman, Chris Salisbury, George Henderson, Jack Irvin, Josh Sleep, Tyler Atkins, Cloudy Rhodes, Gareth Budge, Mitch Vanderveer, Cam Stynes, Dallas Peterson, Harry Musgrove, Robbie France
Dave Howell has a passion for progression, learning from his clients to continue to advance their boards. Misfit Surfboards is a brand that embodies innovation, never being content with perfecting mediocrity. Dave and the Misfit team are committed to separating their boards from the pack. More...
Panda Surfboards is quickly making a name for their unique craft designed for all surfers and all waves. Blake Peters is the next generation of craftsman mixing modern and classic surfboard design. More...
Pyzel Surfboards is the creation of Jon Pyzel. Jon lives and surf in Hawaii, where Pyzel started on the North Shore. Jon has been surrounded by some of the world's best surfers, shapers and waves. More...
Filipe Toledo, Brian Toth, Alejo Muniz, Cody Thompson
Sharpeye Surfboards have a focus on high performance shortboards to suit a range of conditions all around the world. Tested by big names like Fillipe Toledo, make sure you check out Sharp Eye Surfboards today! More...
A collaboration of surfboard shapers from around the world working together to raise the bar in surfboard design and innovation. With an all star team made up of Clay Marzo, Dion Agius and Ry Craike. More...
Vampirate Surfboards is the collaboration between Mark Gnech and Ozzie Wright. Together they have designed and refined some of the more unique models on Boardcave.com, focused on speed and fun, with a full collection of sleds to surf in all conditions. More...
Brett Warner started Warner Surfboards in 1996, after he left Greg Clough at Aloha Surfboards. His life has revolved around surfing since the age of three when he got his first surfboard for Christmas from Col Smith. More...
Caleb Reid, Cam Gray, Dan Karren, Dane Anderson, Davey Vlugg, Forrest Roberts, Jay Quinn, Matt Bemrose, Richie Lovett, Tommy Myers, Tyler Balak, Zahn Foxton
In the late 70's, Aloha Surfboards was established by Greg Clough. The brand picked up momentum very quickly, attracting positive support from a number of world professionals.
Andrew Harris Surfboards
In 2003, Andrew Harris began shaping out of his own garage, with over 20 years experience in surfing. Now, with over 9 years experience as a shaper, over 1,200 boards, Andrew Harris has established himself within his community.
Ian Brett, Jon Wilson
In 1974, two surfers Ian Brett and Jon Wilson established Balin. With over 30 years of experience and growth, Balin has become a standard for surfboard leg ropes worldwide along with their full range of high quality surf hardware products from tail pads to durable surfboard bags.
Beach Beat Surfboards
John Mills has over 25 years experience as a shaper, and has been surfing since the age of 10. He always works with quality materials, which results in high performance, high quality surfboards.
Bear Surfboards has been established for over 20 years, producing quality handmade surfboards. The showroom in Byron Bay stocks HPD Surfboards, Bear Surfboards including HPD tee-shirts, jumpers and stickers.
Troy Brooks, Luke Munro, Ry Craike, Lee Wilson
Murray Bourton has over 40 years experience in the design and manufacturing of surfboards. In the beginning it was Pipedream surfboards, and was re-invented into Bourton Shapes.
Dale Chapman has over 25 years experience, and shaped over 18,000 boards. In addition to producing stock boards for City Beach, and Jacks Surfboards, Dale Chapman also shapes custom boards, to every specification.
Maurice Cole, Jason Stevenson
Cahill Bell-Warren, Josh Johson-Baxter, Adam Robertson, Jack Perry
Cory Russell is part of the next generation of Australian surfboard shapers. Having worked under many of the greats, Cory has injected his passion and drive for quality into Cory Surfboards. Cory and his team are committed to performance and passionate about quality.
Wade Goodall, Laurie Towner, Dean Bowen, Mick Campbell, Tamaroa McComb, Rhys Bombaci, Manoa Drollett
Dylan grew up surfing the South Coast of NSW. His dad was a surfer too, and also shaped surfboards in Sydney in the 1970s. Today Dylan surfboards is a growing brand ridden by world class surfers.
Nick Blair has been a shaper since he was 15 years of age, with over 14 years shaping under Joistik Surfboards. Nick Blair shapes all types of boards, such as high performance, small wave, gun, tow, retro/classic, etc.
McTavish Surfboards was established in 1962, by the surfing legend Bob McTavish, although the boards have been manufactured under several different labels over the years.
Mt Woodgee Surfboards
Bede Durbidge, Paige Hareb, Gary Elkerton, Lincoln Taylor, Tim McDonald
Nick Anagnostou, founder of Mt Woodgee Surfboards began shaping from a farmhouse in the early 70’s. Mt Woodgee now consists of a team, Wayne McKewen, Ian Byrne and Gill Glover.
Martin Potter, Liam Jolly, Lochy Hayne, Harley Tribe, Shannon Creasey
Alan Oke Surfboards was started in 1968 in a small shop in Edithvale, Victoria. Alan regularly surfed on Phillip Island and became a well-known identity in the local surf scene. Alan was part of the early breed of boardmakers in Victoria.
Mike Psillakis passion is creating hand shaped surfboards, suiting each individual surfer's requirements. The entire design and shaping process is controlled, and tailored for each surfer, producing a completely unique surfboard.
Scott Crump began surfing over 30 years ago, with over 10 years experience in professional shaping for Sollife. Based on the Gold Coast, Sollife produce high quality, high performance boards, specializing in custom designs.
Greg Webber designs and shapes Webber Surfboards. Greg introduced SLX epoxy to the shaping industry, receiving an amazingly positive response, worldwide.
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