Location: Santa Cruz, California
Category: Longboards, Shortboards
The Shaper: Randy French
Website: Surftech Surfboards
History of Surftech Surfboards
Unlike many other surfboard brands that are more well-known by a shaper’s name or brand name, Surftech Surfboards is well-known for its technological names.
Prior to the formation of Surftech, Randy French’s experience with shaping surfboards and windsurf boards would help him launch his new business. He would eventually use his windsurf board shaping knowledge on composite board construction to innovate on new surfboard materials.
Randy has partnered up with famous surfboard shapers including Rusty Preisendorfer, Dale Velzy, Robert August, Geoff Rashe, and many more.
Throughout the 1990′s and early 2000′s, Surftech would include these top technology that is widely used by other surfboard brands:
Overview of Surftech Surfboards
Overall, Surftech Surfboard’s are the technology that was listed above.
Otherwise, the following surfboard brands and shapers currently utilize some form of Surftech technology in their boards:
- Channel Islands
- Hawaiian Pro Designs
- Joel Tudor
- Robert August
- Simon Anderson
Check out the PDF version of surfboards using Surftech technology.