Board Design

For over 40 years Byrning Spears has been at the forefront of surfboard design. Skillfully hand shaping boards for high performance surfers like Kelly Slater and Darrick Doerner or mindfully shaping boards for young groms the Byrning Spears name is forever entrenched in the surf culture as one of the leading board designers around the globe. Check out the masters of board design...

Allan Byrne

Allan Byrne

A gifted craftsman, AB is renowned for his orginal hand-shaped channel-bottom boards. Originally from New Zealand, Allan started shaping boards on the west side of O'ahu in '69, eventually moving to his present location on Australia's Gold Coast.

Dedicated to his craft, Allan travels throughout the world to places like Whangamata New Zealand, Kaifu Japan and the North Shore of Hawaii where he continually trains his shapers and updates designs as he has done for the past 3 decades.

Allan Byrne is not only the greatest artist of channel bottoms but one of the worlds best and most respected surfboard shapers.

Check out this interview for an insight into the shaping life of Allan Byrne.

Dale Wilson

Dale Wilson

Having worked with Allan Byrne for over 10 years, Dale has developed the skills and knowledge to create the worlds best hand-shaped surfboards. Dale's talent and attention to detail can be seen in every Byrning Spears surfboard. Check out Dale's bio now.

Jamie Byrne

Jamie Byrne

The extremely talented son of legend shaper Allan Byrne is now one of worlds up and coming surfboard shapers. When he’s not in the shaping bay you’ll find him somewhere in the ocean testing out a new design. Check out Jamie's bio now.

Kiyotaka Kurokoshi

Kiyotaka Kurokoshi

Information coming soon

Ray Finlay

Ray Finlay

Without question Ray Finlay is one of the most talented and underrated shapers in New Zealand. Meet the guy, and like most who excel at what they do, he's not one to talk up his own accomplishments and skills. Check out his boards, and they'll do the talking. Read More.

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