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

Tag Archives: cruise control

Colm Doyle joins Slide 65

18 year old Southern Irish surfer Colm is the latest addition to the Slide 65 team. Watch out for this fella, he’s really going places.

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

Stylish Pick-Up

Local legend and all-round nice guy Chris Ryan collected his Cruise Control Pintail in style in his ’67 Pontiac this week.

Putty resin tint on a Cruise Control. Popular and classy…


  Just completed and ready for sale. Truly stunning blood red resin tint with gloss & polished laps and gloss & dry sand deck and bottom panels. Be quick, this is a very special board. 9′ 6″ x 23″ x 18″ x 16″ x 3″ £ 820 including fin

Bruno’s new log

  Cruise Control classic 3 colour stripe

Fine tails and soft rails

Cruise Control complete with Heritage 9. 75″ fin. Perfect combination for your traditional pivot turn.

Featured board – cruise control

                                Style with the best of them. Available now £ 695 (£650 without fin)