We grow surfboards!
KAYU surfboards is located on the beautiful Indonesian island of Bali, a surfers heaven with a long history of surf culture and undoubtedly, world-class waves!
KAYU strives for a more rooted vision of surfing by bringing back the traditional craftsmanship of hollow wooden surfboards.
KAYU manufactures The highest quality surfboard blanks and surfboards of all types, sizes, lengths, and shapes entirely out of balsa wood, sourced here in Indonesia (though the process still requires some glassing of course).
KAYU IS the biggest and finest manufacturer of balsa wood surfboard blanks on the international market, we incorporate maximum innovation alongside sustainability enabling us to craft the most advanced, lightweight, high-performance, and competitively priced balsa wooden surfboard blanks and surfboards for the international market.
The art of shaping
For those unfamiliar with this material, balsa wood is known for having a remarkable weight to strength ratio, alongside very high buoyancy properties and a relatively fast rate of growth.
Making it a particularly interesting material to work with in terms of performance and sustainability.
What makes KAYU stands out is their holistic conception of sustainability by keeping local communities involved.
Their manufacturing facility is located in the green hills of East Java, close to the balsa tree plantations of the local farmers. Here is where our world known surfboard blanks are crafted by hand and start their journey.