Handplanes

With films like Come Hell or High Water by Keith Malloy, bodysurfing has received more attention lately. Handplanes create lift giving the bodysurfer both increased speed and improved position on the wave. Here are some of our favorites: The recycled foam Enjoy handplane, the Wegener handplane crafted from Paulownia, and the Whomp handplane with subtle flex from marine ply.

Christine Brailsford

by Glenn Sakamoto on December 8, 2011 · 0 comments

Christine Brailsford is a talented California artist and a surfer/shaper of Hawaiian paipos and handplanes. Practically raised in the surf, Christine’s imagination and background in art and design truly give her craft a unique look and style. We spoke with Christine to learn more. [click to continue]