Zouvi got his feet wet as a shaper when he was a young kid back in Brazil. “In the ’70s, it wasn’t easy to get quality materials to make surfboards in Brazil,” Zouvi tells us in the edit above, on a recent visit to his shaping bay. “My first board was actually grabbing a longboard, peeling all the glass off, grabbing the foam, and reshaping it.
Purchased in 2010, the 4000-square-foot Sharp Eye Surfboards headquarters is comprised of a few shaping bays, a sanding area, a glassing room, and contains all the necessary bells and whistles that allow Zouvi and his team to pump out 3,000 boards on average per year.
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