Tim Stafford Surfboards

Mostly bonzer inspired creations, made in Cornwall. Designed, shaped, glassed, sanded, finned and finished by Tim Stafford.

I make boards that are easy to ride, that feel natural under foot. Most aren't conventional but they will help you reach that point where you stop thinking about what's under your feet and start to focus on where you want to go and how you want to get there. Why bonzers?

Always happy to chat about your needs and what would work for you but please initiate contact by email or Facebook... details on www.timstaffordsurfboards.com | Ride and glide.

Wednesday 24 November 2010


I remember the first few times i met Tom, founder of Finisterre, we were rookies lifeguarding at Porthcothan… it was a summer of crap surf and long games of backgammon (and the odd rescue)…

At the end of the summer i got my first technical fleece from Tom and it is still as warm, comfortable and waterproof as the first day i tried it on. So it was with some nostalgia and good vibes that Mark told me about a post on the Finisterre blog featuring the first Glass Tiger/Tim Stafford collaboration board, a 6’4” Cleanline bonzer 5. Thanks for the heads up guys, and Tom I'm still here (well now Devon) for a rematch!

Monday 22 November 2010

fREAKfISH… wooden EVO6 bonzer gets stained…

Just a little wood staining to finish off Pete’s FreakFish EVO6 bonzer 5’11”. Now back with Mark of Glass Tiger for the final varnish and fin- glossing before it heads up to Scotland for some real juice.


Tuesday 9 November 2010

“The Riddler” – 6’2” McCoy nugget inspired bonzer 5

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6’2 x 20 1/2” x 2 7/8” with “spitfire” Bonzer 5s and a 10” single fin box…

Name was inspired by the board itself being a bit of an enigma… McCoy inspired Nugget with my take on Geof’s  original loaded dome, but with my vortex channels under the front foot and bonzer 5 set up, with the spitfire profile. This is a pretty out-there board and i can’t wait to try it in some sucky stuff soon. It looks like it will fit into the pocket beautifully.

The big question is do i add the rear EVO6 plugs too… tempting but maybe a bit plugtastic? Any views.