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Beach Craft

Only patented portable floatable seat for Stand-Up-Paddleboarders (SUP), a market with over 1,000,000 users, growing annually at 20% plus.

  • Stage Prototype Ready
  • Industry Sports
  • Location Oceanside, CA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded November 2011
  • Employees 5
  • Website

Company Summary

The first in design, best in quality with the SUP (Stand-Up-Paddleboard) "VentureGlide" seat while introducing related products to millions of SUP users. Sales planned via Internet Web Site and through retail surf and water sports stores. Our seat is designed for injection mold technology, thereby insuring low unit cost and consistent quality. All management positions filled by a experienced personnel. The only competition is no seat at all.


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    Bruce Wood

    Bruce began surfing at ten and helped in his father’s business, manufacturing skin diving products. Bruce eventually took over skin diving products business full time and filed for three surf-related patents. Bruce worked with the Department of Defense (DOD) where he held high-level background clearances. In 2010 Bruce knees forced him out of surfing he and began using SUPs. He soon invented and patented a unique seat for Stand Up Paddlers.

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    David Hancock
    Corporate Secretary and Director

    David has worked as an adviser to private investment, corporate, and governmental organizations. He taught at Phoenix College, the American Institute of Banking, Kyrgyz/American University, Kyrgyz Polytechnic University and Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC). David holds a BA from Wayne State University, various banking certificates, and an MA in Management. He has managed firms in Phoenix, London, Frankfurt, Bishkek , and Stockholm.

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    Gary Wood
    Operations Director

    Gary is SCUBA certified. He then worked in the Skin Diving Manufacturing business until going into the Navy. Gary is a co-inventor for the process of assembling spear gun power slings, a proprietary water-soluble rubber lubricant and he owns several other U.S. Patents including a portable beach locker, and a self-leveling conduit-bending tool.

    Gary works at Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC), San Diego, as Operations Manager.

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    Tak Kawahara
    Marketing Director

    Tak started Surfing early in life and gradually learned surfboard manufacturing. He soon began shaping boards for surfing legends and manufactured his own label, Malibu Surfboards. Tak founded and operated a retail surf store while he continued the wholesale a portion of his business, supplying surf products to Japan. Tak was instrumental in establishing the wholesale apparel arm of Town & Country Surfboards.

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    Diana Wood

    Diana has earned a BS in Business Information Systems, holds a Real Estate License. Diana’s business experience includes working for a major bank and as billing manager for a medical clinic before working for Motorola’s HR Department being responsible for creating Best Practices and Standard Operating Procedures, used by Motorola worldwide. She is a realtor and mortgage loan originator at VanLeeuwen, Pye & Associates.


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    Neil Nydegger
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    April Boling. CPA