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Fibreglass – why are we mostly a one brand supplier?

A very good question. Its all, and only, to do with quality. We learnt long ago that poor quality fibreglass is responsible for so many ills – poor resin retention, lower strength as a result of a poor matrix, poor cleanliness, less tensile strength, more short fibre failures, more water absorption and retention, weaker laminatesRead More

June 18, 2020 / Murray Steward / Uncategorized

Q: Why do you relabel products?

EVER WONDERED WHY WE CANNOT WAIT TO LEAVE EUROPE? This is one small example. We’ve been asked why most of our products are re-labelled when they are either decanted or sold in the original supplier packaging. The EU, in its wisdom (not) has a very complex set of labeling regulations. The book we have toRead More

November 22, 2018 / Murray Steward / Uncategorized

Are Plastic Fins Dead or Alive?

      Way before FCS took the surf world by storm we had plastic fins , cheap chuck away fins for the beginner that could be & quite often were, dragged up the beach & most of the way home! These performed nowhere as well as the hand foiled glass stilettos or even theRead More

October 31, 2018 / john.isaac / Seabase News

True Ames: Dedicated To Excellence

True Ames has been crafting the highest quality surfboard fins for close to 40 years. They are the epitome of classic longboard fins from famous US and Australian designers. Ever since we started up Seabase, they have been providing us time, and time again, with their finest fins. And now, they’ve once again proven theirRead More

October 22, 2018 / Pani / Uncategorized

Polyester v Epoxy: Which one is best?

Polyester Resin has ruled the industry for decades – for nearly 100 years Polyester Resin has been used to make marine craft of all types. Surfboard construction, in the early days, was from a simple boat resin, quite dark, and only basic woven fibreglass cloths were widely available; cloths finished in two types of finishRead More

October 10, 2018 / Pani / Uncategorized

Amy Dyer; The Young Soul Surfer

Hey, Meg here. Amy Dyer, a young surfer born on a farm in Braunton. From a young age, this junior surfer has truly made a name for herself, competing in contests across the globe. Living on a farm away from the waves, Amy’s Father would pick her up everyday after school, and drive straight toRead More

October 9, 2018 / Pani / Seabase News

Ocean and Man: How US Blanks are making a difference.

Clearer sustainability thinking where long-life and survivable supplants disposable: MEGALERT! Hey, Meg here. Can you remember a time when you were walking down on your local beach, and it was completely clean from plastic? I can’t, but then, I’m young. I am horrified at the extent of plastic pollution we have in our oceans, ruiningRead More

Ordering A Surfboard

For anyone, ordering a surfboard can be quite daunting; especially beginners. We understand that the board needs to be perfect for your unique self. It can’t just be a shop brought, ‘that has a pretty colour on it’ board. It needs to feel exactly right, and the surfer needs to connect totally to the board.Read More

The Local Surf

Fistral Beach ‘A Sunday morning breeze flows through your bedroom window. The curtains dance with the 5 am wind, and the birds start to stretch their wings and sing a song. You awake to the sweet sound, and roll over and check the surf report. Perfect. As always. No need to check. You leap outRead More

Who Are We?

We started surfing in the 60’s. In 76′, we started Seabase. In the 80’s, we began making surfboards. Since then, we have developed, shaped, glassed, polished and delivered over 25,000 surfboards worldwide. We concentrate on new surfboard manufacturing techniques, and now almost exclusively make surfboards from advance blank designs. From our extensive experience, we alsoRead More

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