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Perhaps no other surfboard manufacturer has managed to so well combine aesthetic value with durability and utility as NSP Surfboards has.
NSP stands for New Surf Project and this surfboard company has experienced rapid growth from their earlier years to what they are today as one of the leading shapers of high quality epoxy surfboards in North America today.
The NSP surfboard brand has also come to be synonymous with surfing schools and instructors as the go too beginner surfboard brand.
- 1 History of NSP Surfboards
- 2 Overview of NSP Surfboards
- 3 The Surfboards
- 4 Market Reach
- 5 See also
- 6 Bibliography
History of NSP Surfboards
If you are a beginner surfer, you most likely have come across a NSP surfboard. Also known as the New Surf Project, it has quickly grown from a small brand in Hawaii, to becoming distributed globally in Europe, Australia, South America, and Asia.
Although the NSP Surfboards won’t have an exciting backdrop story as do most other surfboard brands, the company has positioned, marketed, and produced the best quality surfboards for all levels of surfers, and primarily geared towards beginners.
It is no surprise that surf shops and surf instructors carry this brand for both its quality and affordable price point.
Overview of NSP Surfboards
The unique detail for the NSP Surfboards comes down to their use of the E2 Epoxy Technology. All of the surfboards and paddleboards manufactured use this technology.
The various board sizes go from 4’9″ Grom, to 11′ Longboard. Additionally, NSP Surfboards created a separate women’s surfboard category called Surf Betty.
- Surf Betty
- Surf Betty B4BC
- SUP Boards
- SUP B4BC
- Flatwater SUP
- Coco Mat
When it comes to surfing, a manufacturer’s success in market penetration and dominance is only as good as the quality and diversity of their merchandise. On these two scores, NSP Surfboards does well.
The more popular models include The NSP Surf Betty Surfboard and The NSP Fish Surfboard. They are also very well know for their stand up paddle surfboards.
All of the NSP surfboard models come in varying lengths, width and thickness to cater for preferences of different surfers from the rookies to the experts. The price is maintained at a level that keeps them affordable for the majority of surfing enthusiasts.
NSP Surfboards have been developed through the proprietary E2 epoxy technology. This technology uses multiple layers of epoxy and fiberglass reinforced with a TopSheet to prevent the surfboard from cracking or splintering in the event of impact against a hard object.
The E2 epoxy technology is one reason why rookie surfers that may not have mastered the art of control and balance prefer the NSP surfboard as it is group that is most prone to accidents.
NSP surfboards offers surfboards in 7 different categories. These are Groms, Shortboards, Fish, Funboards, Surfbetty, Longboards and Stand-Up surfboards.
NSP Grom Surfboards
The Grom series offered by NSP is a line of shortboards designed for learning kids to get started surfing. These surfboards come in two models, the 4’9″ Grom model and the 5’4″ Grom model.
NSP Shortboard Surfboards
The Shortboard series is NSP’s line of high performance surfboards design for progression. There are 4 models of shortboards available, the 6’0″, 6’2″, 6’4″ and 6’6″.
NSP Fish Surfboards
Designed for having fun in small surf, the fish surfboards offered by NSP come in 3 models. These are as a 5’6″, 6’0″ and 6’4″.
NSP Fun Surfboards
The Fun surfboard series are NSP epoxy surfboards ideal for having fun in all types of waves whether you are a beginner or experienced surfer. These surfboards come in 4 models as a 6’8″, 7’2″, 7’6″ and 7’10″.
NSP Surf Betty Surfboards
A NSP Surf Betty surfboard is perfect for progressing any girls surfing. These girl power surfboards come in 4 model sizes as a 6’4″, 6’8″, 7’2″ and 7’6″.
The longboards by NSP are strong, sturdy epoxy longboards for surfers of all levels. These are available in 5 models as a 8’2″, 8’6″, 9’2″, 10’2″ and 11′.
NSP Stand Up Paddle Boards
The stand up paddle boards or SUPs offered by NSP are a line of boards designed for the beginner paddleboarder. These boards are available in 4 models as a 10′, 10’6″, 11′ and 11’6″.
The success of any selling surfing merchandise is heavily dependent on the effectiveness of its distribution network. NSP Surfboards have an elaborate distribution network that spans surf stores in the United States, Canada, Australia, South Africa, South America, the Far East and Europe.
Wherever one is on the planet, they are never too far from an authorized NSP Surfboard manufacturer or distributor.