Mike’s Surf Talk

Growing Up in the 60’s – The Shortboard Revolution (2/11/2019) - Surfing is the only sport where the greatest innovations have been made by the love from it’s enthusiasts. These innovations have shaped surfing into what it is today. Board shapers … Continue reading "Growing Up in the 60’s – The Shortboard Revolution"
The History of Screen Printing and the Method to Our Madness (1/31/2019) - In the early 2000’s, Chris Sciarra came on board at Kona Surf Company to rebrand the company. Six years ago, Chris and his father Mike began creating their own brand … Continue reading "The History of Screen Printing and the Method to Our Madness"
Kona has Grown, Shrunk, and Rethunk (1/24/2019) - Kona Surf Company started 50 years ago when Mike Sciarra began shaping surfboards in his garage. As green as grass roots can get, local surfers were able to get their … Continue reading "Kona has Grown, Shrunk, and Rethunk"
Surfrider Foundation Fundraiser Party on January 26th (1/18/2019) - Kona Surf Company and Mudhen Brewing Company are partnering with the Surfrider Foundation South Jersey and throwing a party at our house! By any means necessary, get to Mudhen Brewing … Continue reading "Surfrider Foundation Fundraiser Party on January 26th"
What's the SUP? Stand up paddle board What’s The SUP? (1/2/2019) - The popularity of Stand Up Paddle boarding is constantly growing. What is Stand Up Paddle boarding? Pretty much exactly what it sounds like. Stand Up Paddle boarding or SUP is … Continue reading "What’s The SUP?"
What The Fish? - Mike's Surf Talk Blog What The Fish? (12/28/2018) - The legacy of the Fish surfboard is the most baffling of all the shapes out there. In it’s fifty plus year existence, uninitiated surfers are still confused by a first … Continue reading "What The Fish?"
Turtle Gut single pivot fin In Honor of Forgotten Turtle Gut (12/27/2018) - Kona Surf Company is honoring the Father of the American Navy, Captain John Barry and his role in an important historical battle that took place right off the coast of … Continue reading "In Honor of Forgotten Turtle Gut"
Root Beer Barrel Surfboard for sale at Kona Creating a unique surfboard shape from scratch. (12/19/2018) - It may be winter in South Jersey, but the only snow we’re seeing is the dusting of white foam coming off the APS-3000 Generation 5 Custom Surfboard Shaping Machine. Kona … Continue reading "Creating a unique surfboard shape from scratch."
Expanding On The Theme 1980 (12/14/2018) - – Action Sports Retailer Volume 1, No 11 / November 1980
Green, Eco-Friendly, Locally Designed – Kona Surf Co. Explains the Art of Screen Printing (12/5/2018) -       Wildwood – Green, eco-friendly, and made right here in Wildwood, NJ at Kona Surf Company HQ, our team continues to design and print clothing palpable and reflective … Continue reading "Green, Eco-Friendly, Locally Designed – Kona Surf Co. Explains the Art of Screen Printing"