May 18, 2024
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Santa Barbara’s Channel Islands Surfboards has inside edge


Danny Dowder laminates a surfboard at Channel Islands Surfboards' factory in Carpinteria. Channel Islands Surfboards is arguably the most prolific company in the history of modern board design. Originally formed and led by industry-legend Al Merrick in 1969, the company has been producing boards for almost half a century, dialing in the specifications for some…


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