The Unbroken Line


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A reader-supported surf publication founded in 1992, The Surfer’s Journal is vivid, authoritative, and independent. The goal of each 132-page bimonthly edition? A completely resolved composition. Balance. Color. Story. And purist surf energy from Page One to close-of-book.

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Tyler Hatzikian is a one-man-band board builder. He designs, templates, saws, planes, sands, color laminates, hot coats, fins, grinds, glosses, and polishes: everything from start to finish. An El Segundo, CA, local, his passion for surfing and board building started early and has never stopped. Most days you can find him around town either surfing or creating his authentic traditional designs under his Tyler Surfboards label.