Surf-loving Portrush brothers on the crest of a wave

Three investers interested in ‘next generation’ of surfboards from their Skunk Works company in Coleraine

The Martin brothers know that soft learner boards – foamies – are very buoyant and help beginners to catch waves, but they can be very vulnerable to the elements

The Martin brothers know that soft learner boards – foamies – are very buoyant and help beginners to catch waves, but they can be very vulnerable to the elements

Breaking the mould is something that comes naturally to Chris and Ricky Martin. The surf-loving brothers from Portrush might not look like innovators at first glance, but the fact that three serious financial backers are knocking at the door of their young start-up shows otherwise.

The Martins are doing something that has never been done before locally – designing and producing what they describe as the “next generation” of surfboards at their Skunk Works surfboard company in Coleraine.

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