The british surfing company is a highly rated, new and growing internet business founded in 2014 by Allan Beard who has been involved in surfing for over 30 years, moving from London to Newquay, Cornwall in 1984. Allan is a keen surfer and was the Secretary of the English Surfing Federation for many years when Russell Winter and Mark Harris were grommets competing in ESF events. He has also been involved with the British Surfing Association (now Surfing GB), the European Surfing Federation and has close contacts with UK Pro Surf Tour.
Allan is a strong supporter of environmental issues as are the vast majority of surfers, being ‘close up’ with the results of pollution. The british surfing company supports and sponsors Surfers Against Sewage and also subscribes to Sports Action which helps injured veterans recover through the sport of surfing.
The british surfing company’s mission is to promote surf style clothing which is produced or finished in the UK and sourced from ethical sustainable and organically produced materials. With this in mind british surfing company has carefully selected the suppliers to included in the website. Other suppliers will be included as appropriate as the business continues to grow and will also include UK based surfing hardware brands. Currently surf style clothing is offered from the following manufacturers:
Kahuna surf clothing company is based in Cornwall. It was founded to create surf style clothing which is British designed and made from organic materials. Kahuna produce an extensive range of stylish, quality surf style and lifestyle clothing using sustainable material such as Organic Cotton, British Wool, and bamboo for both men and women. Kahuna creates ethically produced practical merchandise for both the surfer and the everyday user. Kahuna is the Hawaiian god of surf, sand and sea, and Kahuna the brand provides quality clothing to the ethically minded surf style leisure market.
Animal is a UK sports lifestyle brand producing the best in design and quality. We are currently selling from their range of men’s and women’s t-shirts, tops, jumpers, sweatshirts, hoodies, shorts, boardshorts (boardies), dresses, skirts, polo shirts and backpacks (rucksacks). The british surfing company has plans to extend the range of clothing and accessories for the start of the summer to include flip flops, sun glasses and beach wear. Animal is a strong supporter of action sports in the UK particularly in surfing and is a sponsor of a substantial number of competitive teams.
Rapanui is a fast growing leader in the production of surf style clothing made from sustainable materials which are made in an ethically accredited, wind powered factory. Rapanui’s entire range of products are made in UK to the highest ethical standards, which is why the company has won several awards including the HBA Sustainability Award 2012. The designs employed by Rapanui are outstanding and all products are of the highest quality. The british surfing company stock the entire Rapanui range of products which include men’s and women’s t-shirts, tops, jumpers, hoodies, sweatshirts and polo shirts all made from the best organic materials.
Silverstick is an ‘active clothing’ company who create high quality, ethical clothing for ‘outdoor people’. The clothing produced by Silverstick is ‘made for life’. Silverstick use the finest natural fabrics to produce comfortable and durable clothing. They are committed to using ethical design and manufacture, prioritising organic fabrics and ensuring their clothing is made in accredited factories by people paid a fair wage. Silverstick have some of the most distinctive designs on the market and the british surfing company stock their complete range including men’s and women’s t-shirts, hoodies, sweatshirts and polo shirts.