Channel Islands Surfboard Reviews

Surfboard Reviews from the Surf Station on all the latest Channel Islands, Lost and Firewire Surfboards.

CI FishBeard - Fin Selection

August 07, 2020 5 min read

Surfboard fins are an integral design component that will impact how your surfboard will ride. Picking out the best fin for you depends on your size, style of surfing, and your board’s fin system. Afterall, picking out the wrong set of fins for your new surfboard is like having patched tires on a brand-new BMW.
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Channel Islands Mid Surfboard Review

August 05, 2020 3 min read

Over the past few months, the CI Mid has garnered more buzz than just about any other surfboard in 2020. Ok, maybe the FishBeard actually has, but this Mid is a close second! In this new video, we wanted to share a bit more info and visuals behind the inspiration for this egg-inspired model, as well as added insights on what you can expect from its ride.
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Channel Islands Surf Team Goes Ham on Spine-Teks

July 22, 2020 1 min read

Watch the Channel Islands Surfboard Team enjoying the benefits of a surfboard technology that offers next-level performance advantages you can truly feel. With any CI model built in Spine-Tek, you'll find that this Eco-Certified construction does the following: Redirects faster, is livelier & more sensitive, and maintains its flex memory.
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Skinny Goat Rides Again | Yago Dora | Carver Skateboards

July 10, 2020 1 min read

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Channel Islands FishBeard Team Edit

June 18, 2020 1 min read

Watch the Channels Islands Surfboards team shred the super fun and fast twin-keel fin design called the FishBeard.
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Young Wise Tails: Hawaii Highs

April 22, 2020 1 min read

Some highlights of Hawaii that Ryan put to a soundtrack that hopefully gets you pumped up to surf ! Hawaii is one of our favorite places in the world, so we decided make this to enjoy during these times of quarantine. Please, dream of the aloha state with us from a distance in “Hawaii Highs”
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Surfing Rincon with the Dolphins

March 27, 2020 1 min read

After a lackluster winter of surf, Rincon finally comes to life. Conner takes advantage of the clean conditions and shares the lineup with the local dolphins.
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Dane Reynolds on the CI Happy

March 23, 2020 1 min read

HAPPY traces its DNA to a handshape Britt made me called ‘FJB' because it was for the Fiji / J bay comps when I was still competing occasionally. It was scanned and then passed around to the rest of the team for feedback.
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Channel Islands Team Shreds the Happy

March 18, 2020 1 min read

This new team shreddit is a short compilation of recent schralping by Dane Reynolds, Conner Coffin, Zeke Lau, Eithan Osborne, Bobby Martinez, Josiah Amico and Kiron Jabour on the Happy.
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R&D Sessions with Devon Howard on CI Mid

March 17, 2020 1 min read

The CI Mid is Channel Islands Surfboards new midlength design built through the collaborative rider input and direction of Devon Howard (@devon_howard). This video footage was captured early last summer (’19) during two consecutive days of riding the No. 5 prototype we had shaped him along the way to making what is now: the CI Mid.
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Channel Islands Surfboards - Parker Coffin, Late Season Lowers

March 02, 2020 1 min read

Parker Coffin is always working on new designs. This year he was the genesis for a new twin-keel fin model the Fish Beard, which will be available in January, 2020. He’s also working on some high performance shortboards customized by CI Shaper Mike Walter.
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Britt Merrick Breaks Down the New CI FishBeard

February 13, 2020 1 min read 1 Comment

The FishBeard is pure business in the front and all party in the back. Get forward on this user-friendly board and drive from the center and you’ll have all the speed and flow you always desired.
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