News: Vintage surfboard auction raising funds for museum
added to the website on Jan 25, 2015
This is the big one, and what a story! This original 1967 Tiki surfboard was originally donated by its shaper, and Tiki co-founder, Tim Heyland as a prize for the Museum of British Surfing’s 2014 surf heritage raffle – then in an amazing act of generosity, Mat Bailey who won this rare old beauty following ……»
News: Merry Christmas for raffle prize winners!
added to the website on Dec 22, 2014
It’s going to be a very Merry Christmas for ten lucky people who won prizes in our first annual Surf Heritage Raffle, that raised more than £1,600 to support the work of the Museum of British Surfing – a huge THANK YOU to everyone that bought tickets! We’d also like to thank our wonderful prize ……»
News: Legendary shaper’s family visit surfing pioneers exhibition
added to the website on Apr 11, 2014
A group of special visitors from Australian dropped-in at the Museum of British Surfing today to see our new UK surfing pioneers exhibition ‘The First Wave’ – and got a big surprise! Nicola & Sofala Hall are the daughter & granddaughter of the legendary shaper John Hall who lived and worked in North Devon in ……»
News: UK Vintage Surf Meet draws crowds
added to the website on Sep 13, 2013
Hundreds of people descended on Braunton for the second annual Vintage Surf Meet on September 1st. The charity event attracted surfers from across the country who came to display their old surfboards outside the Museum of British Surfing and enjoy the Sixties SURFER! exhibition that’s running through until the end of the year. Most of ……»
News: Photographer finds surf shop photo he took 44 years ago!
added to the website on May 04, 2013
Renowned photographer Paul Harris stepped into the Museum of British Surfing today, and the first thing he saw was a photo he took back in 1969! Paul composed the picture of the new Tiki Surf Shop for an advert, when it first started out in South Street, Braunton. It features founders Tim Heyland and Dave ……»
News: Iconic Australian shaper Kevin Cross visits
added to the website on May 27, 2012
In the 1970s North Devon became a hotbed for surfboard design and surfing innovation. Alongside homegrown talent like Tiki & Second Skin, a group of young Australians settled in the area bringing with them new ideas and the latest designs. Among them was Kevin Cross, shaper of Creamed Honey surfboards, who visited the Museum of ……»
Corporate Supporters: Tiki
added to the website on Mar 23, 2012
Tiki are the UK’s longest running surf company, still run by the two original founders Tim Heyland and Dave Aldrich-Smith. Based in Braunton since 1968 they continue to push the boundaries of surfing technology. We’re proud to have these true representatives of British surfing heritage on our team.