Since early 1999, Gboards have been the industry leader to the soft surfboard market.
Gboards currently supply learn to surf and beginner boards to over 70% of the Surf School market throughout Australia.
Coming from a 3rd generation surf family born and bred on the Surfcoast of Victoria, founder Paul Garrard's aim was and still is “Surfing should be Fun, Safe and Accessible to everyone.”
The Garrard Family have had a long involvement with the Surf industry, with Pauls grandfather Dick Garrard born in 1910 being a key figure into the introduction of surfing throughout Victoria and Australia with just some of his accomplishments including
- A founding member of Torquay Boardriders and Torquay Surf Club in 1945
- Helping fund the early stages of the development of the “Great Ocean Road"
To be the leading provider of Safe and Fun soft surfboards in the world.
To positively impact on the growth of surfing interest and participation to the wider general public.
To produce the best possible product that will give our customers years of enjoyment in the waves.