Catching a wave on a wooden bodyboard is much quicker and easier to learn than stand up surfing - its a sport that can be enjoyed by all ages and abilities in shallow surf aswell as out the back. If you've never done it before - see our top tips page for a beginners guide to bellyboarding and our gallery and films pages to see how its done.
This type of surfing has an amazing heritage which dates back at least 100 years. It was the Original British Surf Sport, also known as Surf Riding, but now more often called wooden bodyboarding or bellyboarding. The design of these thin wooden surfboards was Inspired by the ancient Hawaiin “paipo” boards.
Hand Built in Britain to last - Original Surfboards also look cool on display and can be personalised with boat vinyl designs to make unique presents as well as corporate signs.