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Learn about surfboards shaping

Learn about surfboards shaping

Duration:2 hours total
Includes:Equipment
Languages:Offered in English, French and Spanish
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About your host

Hi, my name is Hector, The manual production of custom surfboards is my profession. Born into a family of surfers, I started making and designing surfboards at the age of 15. I First started cause of my desire to design and try new boards then my passion for custom manufacturing had push me to create a professional workshop in 2009 called Moonslide surfboards. I have been fortunate to share this…
Hector
Hector
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Hector

What we’ll do

Are you interested in the design or conception of surfboards? Don't expect to arrive in a factory, you are welcome to my home with pleasure!  In this session, the goal is not to look, but to learn, understand and practice. I invite you to take part in this course which will allow you to understand the functioning, the choice and the traditional manufacture of a surfboard. I would first show you…

What else you should know

Do not expect to arrive in a factory, you are welcome at my small annex workshop. It is not a museum, it is a workshop, there is always dust, scraps and remains of equipment, it can seem a big mess. The essential is knowledge

What I’ll provide

Equipment
a dust mask respirator and gloves

What to bring

If you have a good protective mask, take it, it will be better than the disposable mask.
Take your surfboard with you, there is a surf spot next to us, if there are waves you will be happy to wash yourself in the sea after expending time at the workshop.

Where you'll be

You will be invited to my accommodation to practice this activity. The workshop we will use is the one where I spend my time for innovating. The place and many tools were handmade.

Availability

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Communication policy

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Guest requirements

Up to 3 guests ages 15 and up can attend.

What to bring

If you have a good protective mask, take it, it will be better than the disposable mask.

More tips

Do not expect to arrive in a factory, you are welcome at my small annex workshop. It is not a museum, it is a workshop, there is always dust, scraps and remains of equipment, it can seem a big mess. The essential is knowledge

Airbnb Experiences are vetted for quality

Airbnb Experiences are vetted for quality

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    Led by locals who love where they’re from and what they do.

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Hector
Learn about surfboards shaping
New experience
From €34/person
New experience
From €34/person