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For press enquiries, please contact David at +1-831-915-4326 or david@ventanasurfboards.com.

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Recent Publications, Media and Showcases


 VIDEO - STARBUCKS Presents: "The Art of the Craft"

 

TV SHOW - Handcrafted America on April 26, 2016

Handcrafted America - Episode 10: INSP Network 

 

FEATURE - Adventure Sports Journal

Adventure Sports Journal: Ventana Surfboards

Ventana Surfboards: Form, Function and Sustainability by Aloe Driscoll

 

FEATURE - The Surfer's Journal, Issue 26.3

The Surfer's Journal Issues 26.3

Quiver Me Timbers by Maxwell Klinger

 

NEWSCAST - KSBW Action News 8

Central Coast surfboard company making eco-friendly products: KSBW Action News 8

NEWS - Monterey Herald

Surfboards with a literary connection by Yasemin Saplakoglu

 

VIDEO - Sharing the Ride

Sharing the Ride by FreeSoul Projects

 

AWARD - Save Our Shores Ocean Business of the Year 2015

Ocean Business of the Year 2015 by Save Our Shores

 

INTERVIEW - Martijn Stiphout with Craig Jones of The Wave Clock

 

 Interview about Ventana Surfboards & Supplies by Craig Jones

 

BLOG POST - Shopify Feature

How This California Pair Built a High-End Surf Brand with Upcycled Wood Scraps

How This California Pair Built a High-End Surf Brand with Upcycled Wood Scraps by Nicole Clark

 

PODCAST - The Impact Entrepreneur Show

Bootstrapping a Positive Change by Mike Flynn of The Impact Entrepreneur Show

 

BLOG POST - Lucky Brand Clover Journal

Lucky Brand x Ventana Surfboards & Supplies

Lucky Brand x Ventana Surfboards & Supplies by Lucky Brand

 

 

PRESENTATION - Blue Tech at the Santa Cruz New Tech Meetup

 

Old Craftsmanship Meets New Technology by David Dennis
Video shot by Matthew Swinnerton of Event Santa Cruz

 

FEATURE - Santa Cruz Waves

Santa Cruz Waves - Ventana Handplanes

Hands Down Pure Fun - Ventana Handplanes by Neal Kearney

 

 VIDEO - Crafted in Santa Cruz

Ventana - Crafted in Santa Cruz

Martijn Stiphout of Ventana Surfboards and Supplies by Crafted in Santa Cruz

 

 VIDEO -  Lost Coast Adventure - Ventana + Tepui Tents + Santa Cruz Waves

Lost Coast Tepui Adventure from Michael Horn

 

 VIDEO - This is How We Cruz

"This is How We Cruz" by Event Santa Cruz and Visit Santa Cruz

 

NEWS - Santa Cruz Sentinel

Business Digest: Oasis, Ventana, Pelican House host Ocean Affair this weekend

and

Quick Bites: Oasis hosts Island Conservation fundraiser by Tara Fatemi Walker

 

RADIO - Off the Lip Radio Show

Off the Lip Radio with Ventana co-proprietors Martijn Stiphout and David Dennis

 

RADIO - Artist on Art

David Dennis & Martijn Stiphout of Ventana Surfboards

 

VIDEO - TEDx Santa Cruz Talk by David Dennis: Don't Quit Your Day Job


 David Dennis: TEDx Santa Cruz

 

RADIO - Think Local First Radio with Matthew Swinnerton

NEXTies Award Winners: Martijn Stiphout and more

 

RADIO - Think Local First Radio with Matthew Swinnerton

David Dennis of Ventana Surfboards & Supplies

 

RADIO - KUSP Reports: Environment

Blog post and audio interviews with Martijn Stiphout by JD Hillard

 

NEWS - Santa Cruz Sentinel

Ventana Humble Sea

Quick Bites: Brewery, surf company collaborate on pale ale

 

VIDEO BLOG - Humble Sea Brewing Co.

 Ventana Spruce Pale Ale by Humble Sea Brewing Company

 

AWARD - ECOBOARD Project Gold Verification from Sustainable Surf

ECOBOARD Project Gold

ECOBOARD Project Gold Verification

 

NEWS - Good Times Weekly

Who's NEXTie? Martijn Stiphout by Amanda Edwards

 

NEWS - San Francisco Chronicle

Ventana Surfboards: Seaworthy art by Maria Gaura with photos by Jason Henry

 

NEWS - Santa Cruz Sentinel

Santa Cruz Sentinel article about Ocean's Edge

Fair pilots standard for green events by Calvin Men with photos by Kevin Johnson

 

BLOG POST - Inspired By This

Inspired by This

10 Tips for the Morning of Your Wedding (Ventana Save-A-Surf Box featured as Groomsman's Gift) by IBT Girls with Photography by Brooke Borough

 

NEWS - Good Times Weekly

Green Swell: Local surfboard company greens up the industry with an eco-conscious business model by Haven Livingston

 

NEWS - Carmel Pine Cone

Carmel Pine Cone on Ventana Steinbeck Surfboar

Hang ten on a piece of history with the most literary surfboard (see Page 21) by Elaine Hesser

 

BLOG POST - Joyride by Joie de Vivre Hotels

Dawn Patrol

BLOG POST - Shopify Success Stories

How to sell surfboards online

 

BLOG POST - The Scuttlefish

A Surfboard Made from John Steinbeck’s House? Ventana Surfboards and Supplies Brings Historic California Back to Life in Their Upcycled Products by Carolyn Sotka

NEWS - Santa Cruz Sentinel

Just Add Water: Ventana, a window into wooden surfboards by Haven Livingston

 

Just Add Water: Surfers' Winter Wishes by Haven Livingston

 

BLOG POST - Santa Cruz Tech Beat

Q&A: David Dennis -- living a well balanced life by Sara Isenberg, Editor-in-Chief

 

BLOG POST - Santa Cruz Economic Development Office

Ventana Surfboards & Supplies: A Reclaimed Perspective on Craftsmanship by Rebecca Unitt

 

NEWS - Monterey County Weekly

Surf's Upcycled: Local craftsman builds custom surfboards from reclaimed materials

 

NEWS - Patch.com

 

Hang It Up, Other Guys - There's A New Surf Company In Santa Cruz by Susan C. Schena

 

New Leaf Partners with Ventana Surfboards & Supplies to Support Ocean Conservation by Susan C. Schena

 

PRESENTATION - "Event Santa Cruz" Non-Starving Artists Night at "Design by Cosmic"

Martijn Stiphout of Ventana Surfboards & Supplies

 

PRESENTATION - Pecha Kucha @ Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History

Making Ventana Surfboards a PechaKucha Presentation

 

BLOG POST - Feature by The Surf Office

Friends from the hood: Ventana Surfboards

 

RADIO AD - Ventana's Latest Advertisement for Off the Lip Radio

Listen to the latest Ventana Surfboards & Supplies Radio Ad

 

VIDEO - Santa Cruz Waves Live


Santa Cruz Waves Live featuring Neil Pearlberg and Tyler Fox

About Us
  • Ventana Surfboards & Supplies sells hollow, reclaimed wooden surfboards; bodysurfing handplanes; stringed musical instruments, and; eco surf apparel and supplies that are loved by adventurers everywhere. We live and work in Santa Cruz, California where we test our products on some of the most challenging waves on the planet. Ventana donates at least 5% of profits to ocean conservation.

  •   +1-831-915-4326
  •   craftspeople@ventanasurfboards.com
  •   We're an online surf shop and wholesaler with occasional pop up shops around California.

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