Part 3 of Ross’s Famous Surfboard Repair Series This page documents the repair of a 9’6″ Boardworks (Bruce Jones model) epoxy surfboard that was severely buckled. Since epoxy boards are more resistant to tearing than polyester boards, buckled epoxy boards occur more frequently that total breaks. Note that Boardworks and Surftech boards are quite similar…Details
Part 5 of Ross’s Famous Surfboard Repair Series It has been said that we learn more from our mistakes than from our successes. Thus, perhaps this board is a valuable learning experience. The picture below shows the board just after I finished glassing following a major pour-foam repair of the deck last year. The repair…Details
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…Details
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…Details
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.…Details
I have been really intrigued by publicly traded retail companies for the last 6 months. Seems like the big box store brands went double down this year in a last ditch effort to compete with Amazon and lost the bet big time. But what has been fascinating me is the handful of retail brands that…Details
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…Details
With 20 years of forecasting surf conditions, we felt it was time to update the site.
Functionally, the site will operate like the original site and should function better on smart phones.