Does Gordon & Smith still make surfboards?

Does Gordon & Smith still make surfboards?

G&S has continued to produce top quality surfboards throughout the decades and has come full circle with its current line of modern performance funshape and longboard designs built with over 4 decades of experience.

Who started G&S skateboards?

Larry Gordon & Floyd Smith
We are a Surf & Skate Manufacturer in San Diego, California and have been family owned and operated since 1959. Founders: Larry Gordon & Floyd Smith. Currently, the business is operated by the second generation brother and sister team: Eric and Debbie Gordon.

How long has Hobie been around?

In February 1954, with the first stage of the shop completed, Hobie Surfboards opened its doors after a total investment of $12,000.

Who started Hobie surfboards?

industrialist Hobie Alter
Dominating boardmaking company from the late 1950s to the early ’70s, founded by surfer and ocean sports industrialist Hobie Alter, and headquartered in Dana Point, California. Alter started building and selling balsa boards out of his parents’ Laguna Beach garage in 1950.

Is Hobie out of business?

On January 25, 2021, kayak, surf and SUP company Hobie Cat Co. was discretely sold to a private equity group consisting of executives from Detroit industrial auction company Maynards Industries.

How much does a new Hobie 16 cost?

The other very positive aspect of the Hobie 16 is the cost of entry. It remains one of the more inexpensive roads into the world of sailing. A 2017 Hobie 16 is just over $11,000 and that’s ready to sail. Lots of sailboats have a base price and then silly little extras likeā€¦

Who bought Hobie?

Where is Hobie factory?

Oceanside, California
From their headquarters in Oceanside, California, Hobie manufactures, distributes, and markets an impressive collection of eco-sensitive watercraft worldwide, with subsidiaries; Hobie Cat Australasia, in Huskisson, NSW, Australia and Hobie Cat Europe, in Toulon, France and independent distributors; Hobie Kayak Europe …