Nothing’s more important than the relationship between a surfer and his or her board, except the relationship between a rider and the shaper that crafts their boards.

If you’re Mid-North NSW, tune your rides with a sweet hand-shape by Ryan Chelman of Black Square Surfboards in Port Macquarie.

Black Square shortboards, summer sleds, classic singles, step-ups, logs, pigs, eggs - and everything else in-between - are all personally cut, shaped, glassed AND sanded from go to whoa by Ryan himself. Progress your surfing now! Drop in or call, discuss your needs, then reap the benefits of his skill & experience.

You can get him at tel:0407604753 or