For every surfer who’s ever wanted to ride a custom board shaped by the likes of John Kies, Cole Simler, Larry Mabile and others in their league, this dream is now a reality. Surfboardbuilders is a new website that lets you customize a surfboard online, have it shaped by a top shaper, then have it shipped directly to your front door or your next surfing destination.

Unprecedented Access to Shaping Talent

The shapers on surfboardbuilders are expert craftsmen who have dedicated their lives to designing and building the very best wave riding equipment. Now this scope of talent has been assembled in one shop, so it is accessible to every level of surfer worldwide.

Custom Built for You

On surfboardbuilders you can choose your board style and pick a shaper. There is a growing stable of shapers, with 11 currently on the site, and plans for 20 to 30 in the near future. Board specs are completely customizable - from thickness, length and tail type, to fin set-up, glassing options and color. Plus, there are thousands of potential designs to choose from.

Whether you are a beginner or a professional, on surfboardbuilders you can use a patent pending process to customize a board online, and get the level of quality that will bring out the best in your surfing ability.

"There's a huge metamorphosis taking place in the surf industry," says Scott Yankton, president and co-founder of surfboardbuilders. "Today, there are more choices and more types of boards in the water than ever before. Unfortunately, many of the boards sold are imports of questionable quality with a huge price markup."

Surfboardbuilders is a convenient one-stop shop for surfers looking for the quality that comes from working with a true craftsman. "Surfboardbuilders is a convenient and affordable alternative to many of the off-the-shelf boards that are out there," says Yankton. "We're about giving surfers access to the innovators and the trendsetters in the industry. You are not getting a knock-off design made by someone in a factory who's never seen an ocean."

You might think this kind of custom craftsmanship comes with a hefty price tag, but quite the contrary. Custom boards on surfboardbuilders are comparable to most surf shops. "Surfboardbuilders can deliver a completely made-to-order board for the same price as a board you’d find in most retail stores," continues Yankton.

Other site features include a Board Forum for ideas and dialogue about building a better board, industry news and FAQs about custom boards. There’s also a customer login feature where you can communicate directly with shapers and the surfboardbuilders team about the status of your board.

Visit www.surfboardbuilders.com for more info.