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Surfboard Factory Tour

Surfboard Factory Tour

Duration:1.5 hours total
Includes:Equipment
Languages:Offered in English
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About your host

Carl started surfing & shaping at a very young age on the East Coast. It was inevitable that Hawaii’s warm waters and quality surf would lure him to the beautiful North Shore of Oahu. During his career, he's shaped for legendary surfers: Bonga Perkins, a two time world longboard champ and world class waterman, Garrett McNamara, Brent Bielmann and many more are currently riding our boards and…
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World Surf League approved

This experience is hand-picked by the WSL, home of the world’s best surfers.

About World Surf League

As the governing body for the sport of professional surfing, the World Surf League (WSL) oversees a global tour of men’s and women’s…

What we’ll do

Surfboard shaping on the iconic North Shore of Oahu with a legend, Carl Schaper! See how surfboards are designed and produced on the iconic North Shore of Oahu with a renowned shaper, Carl Schaper. Spend a full hour at Schaper Hawaii’s retail/manufacturing location with Carl to understand how a board is made, from the old school ways of “Hand shaping” to the modern ways of CAD/ CNC. You will…

What else you should know

Also, please note that our factory does use some strong chemicals. If you have sensitivities to smell please plan accordingly.

What I’ll provide

Equipment
dust masks

What to bring

Shaping is dusty, so please dress appropriately.

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Where you'll be

Ever wonder where the perfect waves are in Hawaii? You’ll find it on Oahu’s North Shore. With its glassy winter waves and it’s legendary surf brings the best surfers in the world. With what is called the “miracle 7 miles”, the beaches of the North Shore hold the some of the world’s premier surfing contests during the peak winter months. Schaper Hawaii located in the Waialua Sugar Mill, on the North Shore of Oahu.

Activity advisory

Outdoor activities carry risks, and you may be exposed to dangerous situations as part of this experience. Make sure you can participate safely given your abilities and the conditions (such as location, weather, and equipment).

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Communication policy

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Guest requirements

Up to 5 guests ages 10 and up can attend. Should be able to stand for at least 1 hour.

What to bring

Shaping is dusty, so please dress appropriately.

More tips

Also, please note that our factory does use some strong chemicals. If you have sensitivities to smell please plan accordingly.

Airbnb Experiences are vetted for quality

Airbnb Experiences are vetted for quality

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Schaper
Surfboard Factory Tour
37 reviews
£42/person
37 reviews
£42/person