Indonesia Land or Sea

Florida is one of the best places on the planet to get consistent knee to waist high choppy surf. After 5 – 10 years of that, you may want to go somewhere. Somewhere like Indonesia. Mechanical perfect waves rolling in every 10 – 20 minutes that reel off along a reef. Indonesia is a long,…

Small to Medium Sized Ding Repairs

Part 6 of Ross’s Famous Surfboard Repair Series This page covers less severe surfboard repairs than are covered on the other pages of Ross’s Surfboard Repair Series. The yellow board I used to get the photos for this page had several older repairs which looked like they were applied in the field using one of…

The Mother of All Surfboard Repairs

Part 4 of Ross’s Famous Surfboard Repair Series This page documents the repair of a10′ longboard that suffered a severe case of deck delamination. After 3 years of heavy use the deck was getting very loose. I had the board professionally repaired using conventional methods. The goal was to get one more season out of…

Experimental Lightweight Board Repair

Part 2 of Ross’s Famous Surfboard Repair Series This is the story of a Boardworks epoxy board that had a 5 foot section of the deck completely delaminated and was subsequently broken in half. I didn’t break this one, but I’ve broken 11 boards in the past 10 years, including 2 of these high-tech epoxy…

Broken Board Repair 101 – The Basics

Part 1 of Ross’s Famous Surfboard Repair Series This page will guide you step by step through the process of repairing your broken surfboard. Coupled with the other webpages of Ross’s Famous Surfboard Repair Series, this presentation is believed to provide the most comprehensive coverage of surfboard repair that you can find on the Internet.…

Ross’s Famous Surfboard Repair Series

This series covers both major and minor surfboard repair situations. Someday I’ll re-arrange the ordering, but for the time being you should probably begin with Board #6 which covers small to medium board repairs unless you are specifically looking for information on fixing a broken board. Even if you don’t plan to attempt repairs like…

Almost Toes on the Nose Ross

(Pics are from 2012 to 2014 at Central Brevard County Beaches, Florida, USA) This page is dedicated to “Almost Toes on the Nose” Ross, a regular at local breaks from Port Canaveral to Melbourne Beach. Watch out – this guy is totally deaf and nearly blind without his glasses. Ross rides an 8’0″ NuWave SUP…

Baywatch Jon

  This gallery is dedicated to Baywatch Jon a regular at Patrick AFB area beaches. Jon no longer competes and now only surfs when the waves are really good. Jon rides whatever board he can borrow from Ross since he broke all of his own boards in half (one into three pieces on the rocks…