Located in a state-of-the-art facility just blocks from Rincon Del Mar, the CI HQ represents a foundation for developing, testing, and building boards while providing jobs in Santa Barbara for many years to come. Channel Islands Surfboards was created by Al and Terry Merrick in 1969.
Nov 24, 2020 · Privately held and owned by Burton Snowboards, Channel Islands Surfboards is headquartered in Carpinteria, California. For more information on Channel Islands Surfboards, head to www.cisurfboards.com. About Burton. In 1977, Jake Burton Carpenter founded Burton Snowboards out of his Vermont barn and dedicated the rest of his life to snowboarding.