Manufacturers and Suppliers of Equipment

UK Manufacturers

Hobson Kayaks, founded in 2019, is owned and operated by Christopher Hobson, who has been at the forefront of both kayak surfing, and kayak design from 2009.  As a leader in the industry since 2009, Chris has a wealth of knowledge and experience in everything related to the manufacturing of championship winning kayaks, to riding in the broadest variety of locations and conditions across the world, developing an understanding of what makes a surf kayak perform under each of them.

Hobson Kayaks is committed to providing you with quality products and continued innovation with an aim to elevating the surfing experience through innovative design, new materials, and advanced construction methods.


Every kayak, we build is designed with a single goal in mind – to improve your surfing experience as much as possible.


Making World leading surf Kayaks for 25 Years

Through innovation in design, quality of build and standard of service, we want to give rider satisfaction.

In short, we want to make every Ride kayak one we would surf ourselves. Whilst Ride is in its infancy, we are proud that our kayaks have already become the choice of champions. We hope that you get as much pleasure out of your new Ride as our team Riders do.