ASB MAGAZINE: Mona Vale based Onboard Industries will distribute the Town and Country (Hawaii) line of surfboards with a newly inked distribution deal with T&C Aloha. Onboard Industries currently manufactures boards in Australia and Bali including Simon Anderson, Channel Islands, Hayden Lewis, Chris Christensen and Catch Surf, warehousing and supporting like-minded surf brands with the same culture and philosophy that Onboard Industries has thrived on for years. After debuting their apparel and surfboard line in 2018, T&C Aloha joins Onboard Industries stable of ‘like-minded’ brands. According to Onboard Industries, Alistair ‘Zoc’ Zorica, Onboard will manufacture and distribute T&C Surfboards in Australia, NZ and Indonesia, with stock heading in store this March.
‘We have a mix of shapers under the T&C label including, Ian Byrne and Gunther Rohn and the main lead shaper, Glenn Pang from Hawaii,” said Zorica.
T&C boards are a mix of 80’s thrusters and twin fins, with a strong range of modern contemporary boards for surf from 1ft to 20ft.
“The boards are nothing but amazing,” enthused Zorica. “Also, be sure to check out T&C’s iconic apparel line that is ticking all the boxes.”
“With new energy and passion, the future is looking very salty for T&C,” concluded Zorica.
After a few incarnations and apparel licences between Australia and New Zealand over the last decade, T&C Aloha debuted a newly inspired apparel line in 2018 after securing the license agreement with T&C Surf Hawaii. The iconic Hawaiian surf and apparel label T&C Surf was founded in 1971 by Craig Sugihara. Former Billabong Exec Harry Truscott together with former Rhythm founder Jamahl Grey inked the deal with support from Steve Fontes, Ian Byrne and Mitch Avakian (Nevada Projects).In July 2018, T&C Australia closed it’s Byron Bay surfboard factory after more than 30 years production along with McCoy and more recently MR and Maddog surfboard manufacturing.
More on T&C surfboard and apparel line here https://www.tandcaloha.com
About Onboard Industries.
Established in 1986, Onboard Industries operates from its Headquarters in Mona Vale NSW on the East coast of Australia. Born from the grass roots up, our journey has been dedicated to cutting edge designs, performance and quality to cater to needs of some of the world’s best surfers. We believe in authenticity, innovation, craftsmanship, exceptional service and limitless possibilities, which have been the foundation to creating one of Australia / Asia Pacific largest Surfboard distribution companies. Our key to driving our Brands is superior service and focus encompassing knowledge and understanding of the surf industry on a wholesale / retail level. Onboard has introduced a range of initiatives designed to support the retailer in terms of product supply, and the customer in terms of increasing the ability to assist in making informed choices in their board selection.
More Information: http://www.onboardindustries.net