Ever fancied having a custom McTavish surfboard made for you, but realise what a logistical nightmare it is getting it shipped over from Australia. Yep, join the club. Well, here’s some good news! Bob McTavish is coming to Europe in August to hand-shape some boards for us. He will be staying in Spain Basque Country and shaping boards out of the Pukas factory. We are taking custom orders right now for any McTavish model you like.
Have a look through his selection of surfboards here, and drop us a line on 01736 757025 to chat through ay queries and to secure your place. Alternatively just drop us an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Just to let you know we only have a strictly limited amount of boards available as his time here is relatively short, and he will be making all the boards himself in the factory… So get in quick and book yourself a slot for what is truly a one off!
Have you seen the new range of sunglasses from Electric? Electric were founded back in 2000 in California, creating stylish products that enhance active lifestyles. They make backpacks, snow goggles, watches, sunglasses and accessories.. although we’re only stocking a large range of sunglasses and a sprinkling of watches for now. Here’s just a few of what we have in stock:-
You all may be aware of the latest film and book project by Chris Malloy called The Fisherman’s Son, featuring Ramon Navarro; one of the premier Chilean surfers and environmentalists who is working within the community to protect the coastline of Punta De Lobos. Well, you are invited to a very special night on 1st July at 7 Foundry Lane, Hayle, Cornwall TR27 4HD, to a showing of this great film about a very remarkable man, and the perfect opportunity to meet the man himself
The event starts at 8pm and costs only £5 donation (£3 for children).
All proceeds will be split between our chosen local NGO Save Our Sand, St. Ives Bay http://www.sos-hayle.org.uk/ and the Save our Waves Coalition www.lobosporsiempre.org. Even if you can’t attend, every penny you donate to the #lobosporsiempre will be match funded up to the value of $100,000 by Patagonia!
There will be food available throughout the evening, and when the films stops the music will start! The utterly brilliant Sandy Acre Seven will be there and playing hits so fine you’ll be shaking your thing before you know what’s even happened to you.
Here’s a little clip of the film, just to wet your whistle.
If you need any other info, simply drop us a line on 01736 757025.
It’s pretty safe to say that summer is here! The sun has got his hat on pretty much every day, the evenings have well and truly drawn out and the all-important after work surfs are totally possible even if you’re not lucky enough to live close to the beach. Congratulations, you have survived another winter! To be fair, that winter was a pretty easy one right? I mean, we had loads of waves and there wasn’t a massive period of absolutely shiver-me-barnacles baltic weather. What definitely helped was the fact last summer hung around well into October, so before we knew it it was jingle bells time and then it was Easter…
One thing I have noticed when I’m on the beach at this time of year is not the increase of barbecue lovers, (although there are many), but more the decrease in consistent swell. What swell we do have in the summer distinctively lacks power. Your favourite performance shooter that doesn’t let you down in the winter starts to bog and won’t allow you to get through the weaker sections. So what’s the answer? Easy.. grab yourself a summer surfboard that’ll make the most of the tiny, but noneless enjoyable, swell that’ll be around until September.
Have a look down below, at some of our short and stubby boards that’ll guarantee good times this summer. With the emphasis on easy paddling, effortless wave catching and speed carrying properties that’ll have you shooting through sections on even the most gutless of waves… these little beauties will put a grin on your face all summer long! Just remember, foam is your summertime friend!
Just click on the image to go to the full shebang about each board.
Our pick of 6 top summer surfboards for 2015
JS 107 – A simple no nonsense summer board. This board is all about speed, glide and smashing through turns!
Lost Round Nose Fish – The biggest selling fish in the world… for good reason, just look at it! It’s what summer is made for!
Pukas Resin Cake – We’ve had bonkers feedback on this board! Plenty of drive through turns, and surfs rail to rail effortlessly.
Channel Islands Average Joe – SIMA board of the year 2014. For anyone coming off a mini mal right up to the seasoned pro.
Firewire Baked Potato – Some tweaks have been made to the ever popular Sweet potato make the Baked Potato a tasty summer treat.
Art Of Trim Bandwagon – With a flat rocker and plenty of width throughout make this Down the Line exclusive a real winner.
Don’t forget that all of our boards are sent on next working day delivery in the UK, so there’s no reason to wait! Any questions? Speak to one of our guys in the shop about anything surfboard or wetsuit related on +44 (0)1736 757025… Have the best summer!
The finishing touches have all been put in place and the Channel Islands Pro Store is ready for it’s opening night this Friday 1st May from 6:30pm, at Market Square Arcade, Hayle, Cornwall.
Everyone’s welcome to come down, have a beer, some nibbles and have a gander at the spanking new boards we have in stock! Beer! Did I say beer? That’s right, there will be beers aplenty from St. Ives Brewery and Black Rock Brewing to tickle your tastebuds as you check out the latest models… the likes of the Pod Mod for example.
So, come on down to this informal night, have a chat and a laugh.. It’ll be great to see you all. Also, if you have any board related questions, the head honchos from Olatu are coming over from the Basque country, and they love nothing more than to talk surfboards over a pint or 8.