2012 sees us manufacturing boards in Australia and our production centred on the Gold Coast with glassing out of BoardPlay Currumbin.
We have new full time manufacturing partners in the US, through Mike Baron and Quiksilver Surfboards operating from Oceanside.
France is going strong out of Surf Odyssey and also Euroglass, both factories in Soorts out the back of Hossegor.
Brazil we manufacture through Luciano Leao of Surface, factory based in Cambria on the coast 2 hours drive from Sao Paulo.
 I am designing boards on the APS 3000 software and we are all working worldwide to produce boards of integrity that you can believe in. This is not an easy assignment but we endeavour to live up to it. My method is not unique but with the quality of pre shapes available through a well maintained APS 3000 system, or the AKU and CSD machines for that matter, it is possible to work to a very high level of consistency to produce boards of many different shapes and sizes that will work well for most surfers. At least the boards are a great representation of what I believe in and the elements or qualities I like to see and feel while surfing in my personal boards. These qualities are blended into any of the Simon boards you will see on the racks around the world. This means you can expect the Simon boards to have good hold, good speed, a level of friskiness with a blend of solid feel and good contact with the water through turns in the critical part of the wave.
This is all nice but we also need to provide a good balance of weight to strength ratio you can be happy with. This is key to good glassing and board making. The people we are partners with have this in common, the high level of experience and ability to have a chance at fulfilling the sacred mission.

My Quiver  - Simon 6'3” - 100 kg
DSC -  6'10 20 2 ¾ Roundtail, Nose at 12" up 11 7/8, Tail at 12" up 14 ½, single to double concave thru a slight vee in the back ¼ or so of the board. The rail is low soft but a touch more volume than normal plus a little lower than usual. This is a magic board and feels solid of the bottom drawing long lines if needed and still cuts a tight arc off the top. Is suited to 5 to 6 feet waves (Sydney beach break wave sizing).

                                                                  DSC at North Narrabeen

Fusion -  6'5  20  2 ¾ Rounded Square, Nose 12  7/16, Tail 15 ¼,  36.60 liters, deep single with more a single than double thru the fin area, normal low soft rail but just a touch more volume. Great all round Sydney small wave board,  best in 2 to 4 feet. This is a step down board in line with the trend on the World Tour shorter, wider style. Even though this type of model has been around for years, this is my current version and can be a good option in a 2 board quiver covering 1 to 5 feet. You could then supplement this with a step up board like my 6'10 DSC. More boards to follow.

Distributors Outside Australia

Michael Baron, Quiksilver Surfboards 3205 Production Ave. Suite J,Oceanside, CA 92058. USA
P: 760.433.1000
F: 760.721.1098
Email: quiksilversurfboards@gmail.com

Luciano Leao,
DR. Arberto Seabra 1213, Sao Paulo, SP 05452-001, Brazil.
Phone: (11)30213611
Email: surface@surface.com.br
Website: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qguh2fhi6IY

Xavier Barjou at Surf Odyssey,
Surf Odyssey SARL, 5 rue Pitey, 40130 CAPBRETON
Tel: 05 58 72 16 99
Email: xavier@surf-odyssey.com

I'm also part of the Quiksilver Board program, for info go to the website; http://surfboards.quiksilver-europe.com/
or contact;
Euroglass Surfboards
529 Avenue de Pascouaou, 40150 Soorts-Hossegor, France
Phone: +33 5584 34185 


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