$445.00 – $550.00
Select the type of board from the drop down menu below (Kitesurf, Surfboard < 6′, Surfboard > 6′). This transaction price is just the deposit. ‘Starting’ prices indicate the minimum total price of the board only. Accessories like deck pads, straps, fins, board bags are extra. Once the Deposit is made, Dereck will personally contact you within 48 hours to start the process, discuss details and invoice you for the agreed upon balance.
Since the beginning of surfing many individuals and major companies have tried without success to mass produce surfboards to replace custom boards. Custom surfboards continue to dominate the market with pros, amateurs and even the weekend warriors. Why is this? We think it is because surfing in itself is such an individualistic and subjective sport that one particular board design and shape could never capture what different riders are seeking from their interaction with the ocean. Surfing is not a quantifiable sport, you can’t measure if a particular board is the fastest, the best turning etc. Surfing is 3 parts. The conditions, the rider and the board. So a board’s worth is largely dependent on the rider. A session is judged by its fun factor and everyone has their own definition and expectations of what they want out of session. So many variables are involved. To conquer the conditions, the rider and board need to be matched together and this is the reason that custom boards still dominate. A custom is made with the rider in mind. To choose a custom board means that you are ready to take your riding to the next level and maximize your fun factor out of the conditions and time you are presented with.
Once you have decided to go custom and make the deposit, you will work one on one with Dereck to work out the details of your new board. Dereck has years of experience working with riders, both professions and amateur, around the world to learn what they want and he aims to deliver.
“Developing a relationship with the rider is for me the best part of the custom board making process. I am not just mindlessly producing shapes, it’s about learning what different riders want and how to deliver. This is the challenge I like most about it. Over the years improved materials and construction techniques have helped me to get closer to develop that perfect board for you.” -Dereck