Maya Gabeira Limited Edition Balsa Wood Surfboard

Earth-­Conscious Balsa Wood Surfboards, Handcrafted in the USA by Master Shapers and Artists in Hawaii, California and Florida.

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Earth-­Conscious Balsa Wood Surfboards, Handcrafted in the USA by Master Shapers and Artists in Hawaii, California and Florida.

Yana Surf is an earth-friendly surf brand HQ’d in Portland, Oregon. We are passionate, some might even say obsessed, with surfing. We craft legacy quality balsa wood boards, sustainable apparel and eco-conscious gear inspired by and for, the waves, people, and adventures that surround the culture of surfing.

Want to drop in on that big wave on a hand-crafted, eco-friendly balsa wood surfboard inspired by the top female big wave surfer in the world MAYA GABEIRA?

Maya Gabeira, Pro Big Wave Surfer, Yana Surf Ambassador

Yana signature series balsa wood surfboards are designed in collaboration with our team riders. Yana Surf will produce a limited number of Maya Gabeira inspired boards. In the spirit of surfing and giving back, a portion of the proceeds from the sale of each signature board are donated to charity - Maya’s charity of choice is Oceana.

Left to right: Maya Gabeira Signature Single Fin Malibu, Malibu Longboard, Mini-Mal Fun Shape, Fish, Fish

Beyond our limited edition celebrity-inspired surfboards, Yana Surf also offers a range of custom surfboards, from classic longboards and mini-mals to fishes and big wave guns. Our master shapers have decades of experience, riding and shaping boards. You can be assured your board is a legacy quality, original, balsa wood surfboard.

Why Balsa Wood?

In the hands of a master craftsman, Balsa produces an outstanding surfboard that highlights the natural beauty of the wood and surfs extremely well (even smoother when the water is choppy). Since this natural material comes from the earth it brings a certain spirit with it as well.

With an emphasis on minimizing impact on the environment, our Balsa wood blanks are sourced and rough shaped in Ecuador, then crafted and glassed by master shapers and artists in the United States.

One of the greatest advantages of using balsa wood as the main raw material for surfboards is the sustainability of the wood. Our balsa wood grows very rapidly on carefully maintained Ecuadorian plantations, thereby eliminating the problem of depletion of trees and allowing the resources of the nearby rainforests to be preserved. The wood itself is very soft and light with a coarse open grain, and is known for its perfect balance of strength and lightness. A strong, aesthetically beautiful, sustainable alternative to conventional foam surf craft.

Ride the nose, hang ten or five, cross step and work your fancy footwork, or just cruise down the line with ease. Wood surfboards allow you to generate even more momentum than a traditional foam board. Go For It!

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Maya Balsa Longboard

Style, flow and glide, easy to paddle and catches waves like a dream; everyone needs at least one longboard! Good for all levels of surfer; beginner, intermediate and expert. In addition to the longboard, you will also receive a set of stickers, poster, t-shirt, hat, and hoodie.


Maya Balsa Mini-Malibu

A super versatile shape that blends the wave-catching and paddling strengths of a longboard with the turning capabilities of a shorter board. Good for all levels of surfer; beginner, intermediate and expert. In addition to the board, you will also receive a pack of stickers, poster, t-shirt, hat, and hoodie.


Product Specifications

Longboard:

9’ long, 22.3" wide with a 17.5" nose and 15.25" tail, by 3" thick, with a 5.25" square tail.

Mini-Malibu:

8‘2" long, 22.25" wide, 3" thick, with a 6" square tail block.

Both are chambered "solid core" surfboards. That means they are created as solid (not hollow) core boards. Then the solid core blanks are chambered (hollowed out in spots) to our exact specifications. We use extremely light "contest grade" balsa. The finished board should weight ~20 pounds - but like all natural products this can vary slightly from board to board. Each board contains three Spanish cedar stringers

The board design was inspired by Maya. All the graphic design is created in house by Yana Surf working with Maya. The final graphic design is applied to the board with rice paper prior to glassing. Each board receives 4 coats of Fiberglass and is hand polished for deep clear finish.

Manufacturing Plan

Board designs are created in Portland, Oregon. Balsa wood blanks are rough shaped in Ecuador, then shipped to our master shapers in California, Florida or Hawaii for finish shaping and glassing.

About Yana Surf

Yana Surf is an earth-friendly surf brand. We create custom, hand-shaped wood surfboards, sustainable apparel and eco-conscious surf gear.

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Maya Balsa Surfboard - Mini-Malibu

A super versatile shape that blends the wave-catching and paddling strengths of a longboard with the turning capabilities of a shorter board. Good for all levels of surfer; beginner, intermediate and expert. In addition to the board, you will also receive a pack of stickers, poster, t-shirt, hat, and hoodie.

$6,500 Free US Shipping / $18 Worldwide

Yana Surf T-shirt

Choose between the following two designs to receive your own Yana Surf T-shirt. Available in sizes small - XL. Ships in time for Christmas.

$28 $8 US Shipping / $18 Worldwide
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Yana Surf Stickers

Support Yana Surf and get a trio of stickers! Ships in time for Christmas.

$5 $8 US Shipping / $18 Worldwide

Maya Balsa Surfboard - Longboard

Style, flow and glide, easy to paddle and catches waves like a dream; everyone needs at least one longboard! Good for all levels of surfer; beginner, intermediate and expert. In addition to the longboard, you will also receive a set of stickers, poster, t-shirt, hat, and hoodie.

$6,500 Free US Shipping / $18 Worldwide

Yana Surf Hat

Receive an organic cotton and recycled polyester Yana Surf trucker hat. Ships in time for Christmas.

$34 $8 US Shipping / $18 Worldwide

Yana Surf Poster

Ships in time for Christmas.

$15 $8 US Shipping / $18 Worldwide

Yana Surf Hoodie

Receive an organic cotton Yana Surf Hoodie. Ships in time for Christmas.

$65 $8 US Shipping / $18 Worldwide

About the Team

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Yana Surf

Portland, OR  ·  yanasurf.com

Yana Surf is a sustainable, eco-friendly surf brand. We create custom, hand-shaped, wooden surfboards, sustainable apparel, and surf gear.

Wilson Zehr

Business Development

Aaron Bean

Marketing

Chris Hotz

Design

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