The surfboard factory is situated at the entrance to St. Croix street in Jeffrey’s Bay, home of all the surfboard shapers of J-Bay and overlooking ” Kitchen Windows” – an awesome local right-hand surf break. The premises were converted from a large old house into a state of the art surfboard factory, boasting – shaping bays, spray bays, a large glassing/ laminating section, and a separate sanding and finishing area. The factory also has a spacious showroom for surfboards, surf wear and surfing accessories.
All employees are local craftsman who have honed their skills over many years in the industry. Materials are all imported and sourced throughout the world. A passion for quality is the trademark of The Surfboard Factory which has established their credibility throughout the industry. Surfboard Factory
The manufacture of high quality surfboards, shaped by respected local Jeffrey’s Bay shaper and surfer ” Thys Strydom”. The Surfboard Factory is situated in Jeffrey’s Bay, South Africa – Home of the legendary perfect right hand reef break – “Super Tubes”.
In his career, Thys has shaped over 8000 surfboards in the past 15 years. Earning his reputation and honing his shaping skills shaping for international labels like Town & Country, Brewer, Vudu and Blue Hawaii. Thys was recently awarded the Quicksilver contract to shape Q-Styx surfboards for the local Quicksilver Boardriders Club Stores.
All surfboards are hand shaped by Thys and glassed and finished at
“The Surfboard Factory” in Jeffrey’s Bay by local craftsman.
The surfboard factory owns three distinctive labels:
T.S.D: Is the house brand. A traditional well established South African label that has been
around for over fifteen years.
Rebel: A Hardcore surf label that has caught the international market. This label is very popular with competitive surfers. Due to its simplicity the label works well with almost any spray design.
Surf Star: A funky young label. Incredibly popular with young surfers – male and female. The label is very edgy and now. Exquisite logo layouts are available for exceptional spray designs. You design it – We’ll do it!