February 06, 2018

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Time Out

Our main man Eden , who heads up all the logistics and customer queries, will be out of town from 23rd June till End of July. He is bound for the Banyaks and Mentawais to some dream waves in the northern part of the Indonesian archipelago ... (lucky for some).

 Time to get some tubes and test some new shooters for this guy !

The factory will still be open making boards, but all orders after 20th June you will be expecting delivery late July / Early August .

Eden's phone / email will still be working and he will do his best to answer all your queries and get back to you with updates from the factory about any boards in progress .

Sorry for the production times but quality sometimes takes a little time ... And Indonesia has been pumping and most of the workers are heading to Indo over the July period , so time to down tools and get shacked for the Formula Energy Crew !

Thinking about a new custom shooter in the near future, give us a call or email . Currently some of the performance models have been coming out 'The best ever" in performance and quality  ...

Here is few little waves of Eden on last trip in the Telos Islands..


June 12, 2017

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Rounding It Off

Here is USC Savage model, which normally comes with a squash tail as ridden by Team rider Brent Savage. This particular custom we altered the tail shape from a squash tail to a rounded squash or a "thumb tail" . The request was because the surfer is going to Indonesia and wanted more hold and smoother type of release through his turns . The board also has slighter more tail rocker. 

The Savage by in large has plenty of tail rocker and deep concaves , this tail will enhance and make the board surf smoother in the pocket and hold in more powerful surf and really allow you to push the board in good waves .

So far thumbs up on the shooter, feedback is "best one ever" !


Light Blue Hemp

 This new Light Blue hemp is the lightest material in the hemp range , adding it to the deck of your board in the USC range ,with the  parabolic carbon rail compliments the "flex" and spring enhancing the drive and speed of the board, keeping it looking good for longer and that all important new board feeling .

The "look" of the material is almost a subtle light blue denim once it is glassed .

The Hemp / Tencel combination is a winner for heavy footed surfers or people who tend to hammer their decks with massive footwells and depressions .

Check out more about the hemp and all the other colours available here.

Lift Off

Smoking USC Alien custom surfboard for Joao . This is the one of the most popular boards we have created so far. If you like to travel with a good reliable surfboard than this is the one to add to the quiver . Or perhaps you are the type of surfer who rides one board in range of conditions ! Surfing your local or globetrotting adventurer than this surfboard got you covered .

The key features of this "High performance fish" , with wide point forward , for easy paddling , but with a tight performance based tail-pod for performance based surfing in the pocket . Single into double concaves with a medium rail volume .

Formula Energy Alien Surfboard

Dimensions on this custom model are 5'9 by 19 5/8 by 2 5/16 litres are 26.81.

Black Beauty

This Black Hemp beauty is an USC Alien with a little twist !

Dimensions are 5'10 by 19 3/4 by 2 3/8 . Custom with a Black Hemp deck and a slighter wider USC carbon rails infused with a blue composite . 

Its bullet proof surfboard , made to last but most important built to perform in a wide range of conditions !

Learn more about the Carbon in previous Blog posts , but it is slighter wider blue infused high quality carbon rail "tape" or parabolic rail. Designed primarily to enhance the performance of the surfboard , as the carbon has a superior memory flex to your traditional wooden stringer standard blank.

In simple language, it's looks good , goes unreal and will last a long time ! 

Searching For Strength

Looking for a surfboard that lasts longer , and will be a keeper in the quiver ? Check out our latest combination of organic material and high quality carbon .

Below is our latest combination of Black Hemp / Lyocell material on the deck combined with the USC Carbon rail , parabolic lay-up . 

The Carbon is a slightly wider version than normal which is infused with a blue tint , its extra width and combination with the Organic Hemp material makes this one of the strongest most durable high performance surfboards available .

Heavy footed surfers or guys who have had a bad run with snapping or creasing boards should definitely take a good look at this combinations of materials.

Of course all surfboards can snap or crease , we don't claim or guarantee to build the indestructible surfboard , that would be ludicrous but we can go off history and many of our customers have had Formula Energy board last in the quiver for an average of double your standard performance shortboard , many longer .

And that just adds to another green factor , less landfill as every surfboard we make , we make to be keepers !

The blue Carbon is not standard but is available on custom orders , need anymore info email or contact us here ...

March 27, 2017

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Thats Gold

 If you want something unique then we can deliver . This is the ultimate "bling" surfboard 

This is a Golden Fuzz Nutz custom Gold Resin Tint !

The image on a computer screen does not do it justice ! In real life this surfboard looks amazing .

The whole process was really involving to get a true metallic gold finish mixing various gold pigments to the resin and adding glitter coat we were able to make this board shimmer like "gold" !

Resin Tints do take a little longer and require experienced laminators but the benefits are you get a true work of art !

 Wall-hanger quality that has to be surfed ! Lauded by others as you strut down the beach with a bit of surfboard bling under your arm !


USC Fuzz Nutz Golden

Dimension are 5'7 by 19 3/4 by 2 3/8 , 28.33 litres.

The Fuzz Nutz has a traditional Quad fin set up , based of old school theories .

It is an extremely fast board , with lots of drive which will deliver you into sections with speed to burn . you should Ride it little shorter and little wider than your normal performance surfboard .

Read more about the Fuzz Nutz here.  

Black Hemp

Black Hemp on this USC Alien Step-up. It very black and has unique stealth "look".

We laminated a natural hemp cloth into the deck of this USC Alien Step-Up.
Adding durability, performance and overall good looks .
Enhancing the parabolic carbon rails lively flex pattern and superior memory .

Dimensions are 6'4 by 20 1/4 by 2 3/4 , 36 litres custom order for Bruno . Who wanted  bigger board with plenty of foam.

Its Black , "very black" the composite Hemp / Lyocell material designed to look good add durability to the deck of your board and add an improved flex pattern for performance surfing.

This new hemp version is the lightest material in the hemp range , therefore by adding it to the deck of your board in the USC range , the parabolic carbon rail compliments the "flex" and spring without dampening the drive and speed of the board, keeping it lovely for longer and that all important new board feeling .

The look is a very dark opaque deck colour but once the board hits the water , the material looks amazing , the fibers come alive with a silver / platinum three dimensional effect highlighted once the deck is submerged in water . 

The added layer of organic hemp material does make your board marginally heavier about 200 grams including the extra resin used to laminate it but the benefits of the hemp are outstanding , by using less traditional cloth but still getting a durable strong deck and long lasting surfboard .

And your get a genuine eco friendly material that will make your board last longer and wear better in the long run , while keeping that new board feeling .

 So what is Lyocell / Tencel  ?

Its made from the natural cellulose found in wood pulp. The fiber is economical in its use of energy and natural resources, and is fully biodegradable. Tencel is made from cellulose in wood pulp, which is harvested from tree-farmed trees.

Looking for longer lasting surfboard then check out the full HEMP series here !

We also have a new "Light Blue" Hemp coming soon , so stay tuned ..

Cosmic Blend

USC Blend Custom for Alessandro . Artwork is Cosmic Cosmic design .Dimensions are 5'8 by 19 by 2 5/16  (24.50 litres).USC Blend

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