Cheboards is a Costa Rican surfboard manufacturer, ding-repair shop and glass factory based in Tamarindo, a surfer’s city in the province of Guanacaste. The brand manufactures all kinds of high-quality surfboard models including shortboards, funboards, longboards, guns and mini-guns, SUPs (paddle boards), high performance, tow-boards retroboards and customboards.
Surfboards only come to life when proper glassing has been performed on it. At Cheboards’ glass factory, exceptional glass-jobs are done for other shapers. Currently, the company glasses and produces surfboards for some of the well-known surf brands. They have been working for Robert August boards in Costa Rica which are made in collaboration with Witches Rock Surf Camp in Tamarindo. They have also done glass jobs for two renowned surf brands called Jeff Doc Lausch and Tokoro.
Ding Repair Department
Have a problem with your surfboard? No need to worry. Ding repair department of Cheboards fixes plenty of boards for private customers as well as various surf schools and surf camps in the area. To ensure that the surfboards work better than ever, Cheboards fixes each board according to its production style and material. The utilize various materials such as carbon, kevlar and different types of resins and plastics.
Cheboards is owned and operated by Juan Diego. Juan was passionate about surf craft since a very young age. He has been surfing since he was 7 and fixed the very first surfboard on his own when he was 12. In his teens, he lived, surfed and worked with surfboards in a little workshop at his home in Mar del Plata, Argentina. When he turned 18, he started working in a surf factory where he learned plenty about surfboards and saved money for surf trips. In the following years, he had an opportunity to work with several renowned shapers in Brazil, Chile, Peru, Costa Rica, Nicaragua and Argentina.
In 2007, Juan moved to Tenerife, the largest island of the seven Canary Islands, and founded a surf factory with his partner and named it ‘Cheboards’. The surf factory earned a great reputation in Canary Islands and other European regions. They moved to Costa Rica in 2012 and began producing boards for various companies all over the world.
Location: Tamarindo , Province of Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Phone Number: (+506) 8556 2910 and 8416 3698