random thoughts from slide65

"hand-shaping is critical to the evolution of the surfboard. It has been passed down from generation to generation... Hand-shaping really is the soul of the surfboard and in many ways the soul of surfing itself.
It will be a sad day if the hand-shaped surfboard ever goes away."
— Greg Noll

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2017 The pursuit of perfection continues…

A selection of boards in stock

Colm Doyle

Last weekend I had the pleasure of hanging out and surfing with this young man when he travelled from his home in Cork, Ireland to collect his new log. Colm is 18 years old and already a well rounded stylist. He really impressed me with his fluidity and repertoire of moves. Slide 65 welcomes him […]

Simply turn on your Cruise Control

photo by Robert van der Heide

Cruise Control – the quest for perfection

Josh Daniel tests some minor tweaks to our best selling Cruise Control model

New Keel Fish for Marsh

Happy Birthday Marsh. Hope this Keel Fish flies for you!


        We have been busy over the last few weeks preparing stock for Sennen Surf Co.They are opening their doors for the first time tomorrow and will be our exclusive stockist in Cornwall. We hand delivered the boards earlier this week and have to say the shop is looking great. We wish Dave, […]

Sennen Surf Co to be Slide 65 stockist for 2016

We are in the process of building a batch of boards for Sennen Surf Co. They will be opening their boutique surf shop in the former Chapel Idne building right on the beach at Sennen in time for Easter. Dave Muir has negotiated to be our exclusive stockist in the South West. A wide variety […]

Fuerteventura stockist

                          Slide 65 Surfboards are now stocked in Fuerteventura. Christian Johnson’s shop Dylan’s in Lajares is our exclusive stockist on the island. Boards, clothing and vintage guitars for those seeking some soul in the sun. Calle Principal Lajares Lajares Tel.: 685 244 383 […]

JD heads to the Southern Hemisphere

Team rider Josh Daniel departed today in search of warmer waves. With a bit of luck he will be experiencing the reeling rights of Kaikoura. Envious, of course we are envious. Have a great trip!