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Surf Boards

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Surf Boards

Stop by and see us for a new custom shaped surf board (takes approx two weeks) or check out the stock boards in the shop.  We also have other new boards by RebelBoards, Envision, Vector and Larry Bertlemann.

Looking for a bargain?  Check out Used Surf Board page

A little bit about me Jamie the shaper: 
Open Ocean has been around since the 80's.  When I bought the original shop the owners laughed at me and didn't think I'd last two weeks, but I quickly developed a loyal following.  From the 80s to the mid 90s, Open Ocean boards where the most prominent boards in the South Bay.  

I started shaping surfboards in 1972 in my garage. I was 17 and had been disappointed by a new board from a local shaper.  I remember shaping my first board, and actually being stoked on how good it turned out.  

In 1995, I was diagnosed with kidney cancer, I closed the shop and bought a ticket to Hawaii.  I didn't know how long I was going to live so I wanted to surf my brains out. I ended up ghost-shaping for a big surfboard company over there; let's just say it was one of the bigger shops on the Island.  After beating cancer, I returned to the South Bay in 2001 to work and save money to bring back the brand, which I did April 2010.  Come on in and see me about your next custom board, I know the area, I know the breaks and I know what works.  Jamie.