In the Shaping Bay

    Keep the stoke alive!

    Hi guys,   We are still in production and smashing out boards.   With the current situation we are taking orders via email or phone - with local orders delivered personally and freight options available for further afield.   Wishing all of our customers well in these trying times and hoping you have not been affected.


    Vissla Sydney Surf Pro

    For the second year in a row Vissla built a pop-up shaping bay on the promenade above North Steyne Beach at Manly during the Vissla Sydney Surf Pro. The idea behind the buildout being that while competitors pop off air reverses in the soft beachbreaks, shapers could work away in


    The FlyJoi

    The FlyJoi is a performance small wave performance board we have been testing intensively with the team. Initial designs had some pretty wild tail aesthetics to play with. Many customers order the FlyJoi with a slit swallow or moon tail but we came up with something a little tamer for


    Japan Trip September 2018

    I had a fantastic trip to Japan with my family, including my first visit to Okinawa Island. Whilst in Okinawa I shaped 30+ boards at 55 Glassing and got to spend time with good friends Taka and Mar. Check out the video of my trip and my time in the


    New Factory and Showroom Open

    If your in Manly this weekend drop by and check out our new showroom at 410 Pittwater Road, North Manly. Come and watch Nick shape a board in his new bay. The factory is open all of this weekend Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th August. Opening hours are 9am to


    17,000 boards and counting….

    "I first picked up a planer when I was 15, and have been shaping under my own labels since then (24 years in total). This week I hit a special milestone shaping my 17,000 board. I still remember my first board clearly (R.I.P.) and the stoke of riding it for