Channel Islands Surfboards
Since 1969, Channel Islands Surfboards has been dedicated to performance and quality through hard work, innovation, and originality. Over the last 43 years, Channel Islands has grown from a local grass-roots operation to a cutting edge organization, catering to the best surfers in the world. It started with hard-core surfing and quality in mind and these guidelines have brought us through four decades of constant change in the surf industry. Channel Islands will shape the new millennium with innovative design and quality as our main focus.
“The driving force behind Channel Islands Surfboards is the demand on design created by the world’s greatest surfers, allowing for the highest performance surfing possible. To provide the most dedicated surfers with the most advanced, performance designs is my passion” – Al Merrick, Designer/Shaper
CI is a privately held organization focused on rider-driven product and manufacturing the best possible equipment available. Located in a state-of-the-art facility just blocks from Rincon Del Mar, the CI HQ represents a foundation for developing, testing, and building boards while providing jobs in Santa Barbara for many years to come.
New twinny for @a_gray!! || 5'5 x 18 3/4 x 2 3/8 26L #ciTwinFin #cisurfboards
Stoked to see that @bethanyhamilton got the wild card spot into the #FijiPro2016!! Can't wait for the start! @wsl || 📷 @lieberfilms #cisurfboards
Only a week or two until the #FijiPro2016- the woman's waiting period begins on the 29th and the men's on the 5th...lets hope for some solid swell!! @ottz16 (pictured here) during last years event doing what does best, charging big left hand tubes!! || 📷 @badboyryry_ #cisurfboards
@danedamus going absolutely mad yesterday at CloudBreak!! Riding an 8'6 #ciMBG #cisurfboards @positivevibewarriors
Just in time for summer 🏖🌞 the new #ciTwinFin !! #cisurfboards
@a_gray dodging rocks the other day somewhere down in mex || riding a 5'5 x 18 1/4 x 2 1/8 22L #ciNewFlyer #cisurfboards
Dane Reynolds (@sealtooth) gives you an inside look at his quiver...from new to old and everything in between..filmed at his home on April 29th 2016, at about 4pm || click the link in our bio to watch the full video #cisurfboards
#BrittMerrick shaping a Sampler for @sealtooth, made out of our new Flex-Bar technology || April 29th, 2016 11:15 am || Made in America 🇺🇸 #cisurfboards #ciSampler #ciFlexBar
Our new Essential Surf Pack has a spot for all your gear, and we mean everything!!! Designed with surf in mind, for those who need a pack that takes each day like an adventure. Whether being fully stocked for a day at your local beach or hiking into your favorite mysto spot, make sure you have what you need... NOW AVAILABLE @ cisurfboards.com
The #OiRioPro is live and this man is coming up in the next heat!! @adrianodesouza || 📷 @badboyryry_ #cisurfboards