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Get the right surfboards for your needs by finding the proper Surfboard Volume for your surfing ability and the style of board you want. Find a range of boards using our Board Engine and see your recommended surfboard volume, and customize your order directly on Boardcave.com.
Our Board Engine has a built in surfboard volume calculator that will show you the correct surfboard model and size based on your ability and calculated volume. Boardcave’s mission is to help you find the right surfboard for your needs and abilities, and connect you to the shapers who manufacture these boards. An important and often over-looked variable in selecting the right surfboards is the Volume or Liters of a surfboard. The volume, shape and construction method of a board all play into how it will paddle float and surf. Simply put, if you ride a surfboard with the wrong volume you will have a difficult time paddling into waves or out into the line up, your board may feel unstable or sluggish, and as a result you will not have as much fun.
The Board Engine also takes other variables into consideration for selecting the right models for you to compare. Your height, weight, fitness, skill level, waves type, etc. all add to the way a certain board will perform for you. Whether you are experienced or a beginner, weekend warrior or daily devotee, one thing that is true for all levels is that you need the right board if you want to improve your skills and take your surfing to the next level. At Boardcave.com, we ensure we prescribe the right surfboard for each surfer, and allow you to connect directly with leading shapers to customize and buy your perfect surfboard all directly on Boardcave.com.
SURFBOARD SELECTION: Use our Patent Pending Board Engine to find the recommended surfboard models that match your ability and needs, customize your order from one of our leading shapers, and buy directly on Boardcave.com.
Mick Fanning, Steph Gilmore, Matt Wilkinson, Adriano De Souza, Kieren Perrow
Grown up at Kirra, on Queensland's Gold Coast, Darren Handley has been in the surf his entire life. Learning from the master, Murray Bourton from the age of 12, he perfected his designs and eventually started his own brand, DHD. More...
Panda Surfboards is quickly making a name for their unique craft designed for all surfers and all waves. Blake Peters is the next generation of craftsman mixing modern and classic surfboard design. More...
A collaboration of surfboard shapers from around the world working together to raise the bar in surfboard design and innovation. With an all star team made up of Clay Marzo, Dion Agius and Ry Craike. More...
Vampirate Surfboards is the collaboration between Mark Gnech and Ozzie Wright. Together they have designed and refined some of the more unique models on Boardcave.com, focused on speed and fun, with a full collection of sleds to surf in all conditions. More...
Using advanced technology and cutting edge designs in shaping and laminating, Aftermath Surfboards beings you high quality high performance craft.
Almond Surfboards in Newport Beach is an oldschool custom surfboard manufacturer that pride itself on being handmade the old fashioned way.
MARINA DEL REY
Started in 1988 by head shaper Scott Anderson, Anderson Surfboards have become a go-to brand for Malibu surfing as well as all around the world. With quality, hand-shaped custom boards, you know Anderson can cater to your specific talents.
Marina Del Rey
Building Quality surfboards for both amateur and professional surfers, and specializing in everything from Longboards, Hulls, Fishes to High Performance Shortboards, Anderson Surfboards wants to build your next custom board.
Balestar Surfboards specializes in blending unique and timeless designs with cutting edge materials and construction.
Known for his big wave boards, Roger Baltierra can shape anything and with some of the cleanest shapes in the industry.
Barr Surfboards bringing you high performance shortboards, step-ups and guns since 1988.
From ding repair, to custom guns, EPS, Poly, you name it Clay Bennett and Bennett Surfboards can build you what you need.
Specializing in custom surfboards, Bessell Surfboards wants to make sure you have the best equipment under your feet. No more Chinese pop-outs, order a custom made surfboard for your abilities from Bessell Surfboards.
Bringing you timeless quality surfboards since 1959, Bing Surfboards combines classic traditional lines, modern designs and world class shaper and surfers to perfect all models.
Black Pearl Creation Surfboards
Brill Boardz Surfboards
New Smyrna Beach
Focusing on fun boards for the florida waves, Brill Boardz can still whip you up whatever you are looking for for your surfing needs.
Shortboards, hybrids, fish, longboards, whatever you are looking for let Cannibal Surfboards dial in your next stick.
Carrozza Surfboards specialzing in making you the best board for you surfing ablilities and needs. From fish's to logs, simmons to guns, Carrozza Surfboards has what you need.
Chris Burch Surfboards
Indian Harbour Beach
If you are looking for that perfect quad or fish, look no further...contact Chris Burch Surfboards to get you styling in no time.
Brad Gerlach, Greg Long, Sterling Spencer, Ian Walsh, Stopnik Bro's, etc.
Christenson Surfboards, creating custom made surfboards from short to long, and from square to gun...Chris Christenson will do it all.
Clean Ocean Surfboards
If you are looking to up your game in high performance surfing, contact Clever Surfboards, get dial you in the best board to bring you to the next level.
Cole Surfboards played an important part in re-introducing the quad as a valid high performance design with the help of Nathan Fletcher.
Cordell Miller Surfboards
Cordell Miller Surfboards specializing in high performance surfboards for Newport and Southern California surfers since the late 80's
High performance surfboards with top of the line materials is the name of the game for Cronin Surfboards
CT Taylor Surfboards
Indian Harbour Beach
Well rounded for any shape, CT Taylor is also your go to for the groms...Specializing in the ultra high performance shortboards for groms is tricky and CT Taylor has got it dialed in.
Dan Taylor Surfboards has been bringing performance orientated surfboards to Southern California surfers and surfers worldwide for the better part of 40 years.
Specializing in Classic Longboards, you can also order anything from Retro Fish's to performance shortboards from Dano Surfboards.
From Shortboards to Longboards, Fish and SUP's, Erie Surfboards does it all.
Known Primarily for high performance shortboards, Estrada Surfboards is well versed to bring you everything from shortboards to fish and longboards.
A South Bay Staple since 1972, ET Surfboards has been bringing stoke to surfers for over 40 years.
Malloy Brothers, Kohl Christensen, Joe Curren, etc.
Wanting to create stronger surfboards and keeping performance levels high, all while producing no unnecessary harm to the environment, FCD surfboards was born from the mind of Fletcher and Yvon Chouinard.
Taj Burrow, Taylor Jensen
Founder of Firewire Surfboards, Nev Hyman has literally shaped the surfboard industry over the past 30 years. Utilising innovative technology in the manufacturing of high performance surfboards.
George Robinson Designs Surfboards
Specializing in traditional Balsa, but no stranger to foam...George Robinson Designs will craft you the surfboard of your dreams.
Hank Warner Surfboards
With a shaping career that began in the late 60's, Hank Warner has shaped well over 25,000 surfboards and is one of San Diego's go to's for custom surfboards.
Hoffman Surfboards representing the Seal Beach and Huntington Beach surfers, brings all-round designs to fit anyones needs. Whether looking for a traditional log, retro fish or high performance shortboard, Jason Hoffman has you covered.
Jeff Biggs Surfboards
Matt Kecheles Surfboards
Design, progression, and above the lip surfing, Matt Kecheles Surfboards can get you what you need to progress your surfing.
With an alternative approach to shaping and the highest degree of glass jobs and aesthetics, McCallum Surfboards brings you beautiful surfcraft.
Owned and operated by Mike Huseman, MHD Surfboards (Mike Huseman Designs) has spent the last 25 years refining surfboards to meet the standards of not only elite level surfers, but the average Joe as well. Whether it be high performance, Longboards, Fish's, you name it Mike will dial it in specifically for your needs.
Michael Miller Surfboards
Michael Miller Surfboards focuses on high quality proven design with beautiful craftsmanship from start to finish.
From the groveler quads to longboards, Miller Surfboards is you place to get the next board of your dreams.
Shortboard, Longboard, Mini Simmons, High Performance, Hybrids...Mystic Surfboards does it all.
Noll Surfboards brings you all the classic designs of Greg Noll, mixed with innovative functional boards from Long to Short from the hands of Jed Noll
Longboard, Shortboards SUP's, Hybrids, High Performance, Fish, Poly, Balsa, EPS, etc, Oak Foils can handle them all with precision and expertise.
Focusing on high performance surfboards, but versatile in all craft, Orion Surfboards will make you what you need to bring your surfing game up.
Plus One Surfboards
George Gall, Joe Virgilio
Always pushing the boundaries of performance in shapes and materials, master shapers George Gall and Joe Virgilio can set you up with some of the most high performance craft available.
Specializing in high performance shortboards, but well versed in longboards both high performance and traditional, Resist Surfboards can whip you up one of the best whips you've had.
Whether you are looking for a retro fish, high performance shortboard, traditional log or an SUP, contact Richenberg Surfboards and they will dial in the perfect quiver for your needs.
Ricky Carroll Surfboards
Looking for a true custom surfboard? Ricky Carroll is a shaper like no other...Winner of multiple "shape off's" up against the best in the world, Ricky Carroll Surfboards is the real deal.
Robert August Surfboards
Robert August Surfboards was founded in 1974 and produce custom, hand-shaped boards with decades of USA shaping experience.
Ft. George Island
If you are looking for that perfect Longboard, head over to Rozo Surfboards to get dialed in right.
Rusty Surfboards has been building boards for the worlds best surfer since the 80's. Still a staple in not only San Diego, but world wide, Rusty Surfboards can make you the perfect custom surfboard.
Ed, Ryan Sakal
A Huntington Beach Staple, Sakal Surfboards can make you any style of board you need to suit your abilities
Sharp Eye Surfboards
Filipe Toledo, Oliver Kurtz, etc
Shaping the equipment for some of the worlds best surfers including Filipe Toledo and Oliver Kurtz, Marcio Zouvi definitely has the skills to bring you what you need in your custom order.
Spyder Surfboards has been building high quality, high performance surfboards for amateur and professional surfer alike since 1978.
Stewart Surfboards specializes in every style of surf craft, from their popular 5'2 Fartknocker all the way up to traditional and performance longboards.
Super Stix brings you high quality high performance shortboards using only the best materials.
Jeff "Doc" Lausch
Blending modern technology, innovative designs, with artistic freedom, Surf Prescriptions in Huntington Beach leads the way in testing new ideas and bringing joy to surfers around the globe.
Longboards or Shortboards, Terry Senate Surfboards can do it all with jokes to spare.
Timmy Patterson Surfboards
Timmy Patterson Surfboards has been pushing the limits of surfboard design teamed up with some of the worlds best surfers
Tom Neilson Shapes
With innovative designs and custom shaping for your needs, Tom Neilson Shapes has grown a cult following over the last 40 + years.
Tyler Surfboards specializing in Advanced Traditional Longboards, taking timeless designs to new levels.
Whether you want to cross step up the nose of a log or punt airs on a high performance shorty, Vartanian Surfboards has you covered.
With a focus on making you the right board for your needs, Whisnant Surfboards will dial you in the perfect board.
A true custom surfboard is made for each surfer individually, Whisnant Surfboards specializes in bringing you the proper whip for your needs.
New Smyrna Beach
If you are looking for an ultra high performance surfboard, contact Wooster Surfboards.
Bringing the best performance twin keel fish to surfers. Zippifish Surfboards has refined the traditional retro twin keel design and continues to push it performance characteristics to new levels.