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Ricky Carroll • Catch Surf • Sam Barker
Located near Cocoa Beach, R&D Surf, owned by Ricky Carroll, has been building unique, custom boards for over 20 years. Using the best quality materials and craftsmanship, R&D has become the top contract glassing facility on the East coast. Carroll’s innovative design and build work has won him the coveted First Place Honors in the “Tribute to the Masters” shape off along with top place in the Florida Board Build-Off. R&D is an eco-friendly business using hand cut local foam blanks.Sizes range from 5′-7′ performance boards to 9′-11′ longboards. Check with us for pricing information. www.rickycarrollsurfboards.com
Sam specializes in the design and manufacture of custom, epoxy surfboards. As a resident of the Cocoa Beach/Melbourne Beach area, Sam has the necessary East Coast experience that has influenced his design inspiration for over 25 years. An accomplished water-man in his own right, his love of surfing has taken him from Florida’s ankle-high breaks to the notorious monsters of Hawaii. Sam brings his practical experiences to bear in his design process building unique, lightweight, high performance boards suitable for many levels of ability.