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  Every day a new adventure awaits according to the weather! Join us for five wicked days of surf, SUP, kayaking, skim-boarding, free-diving, and more freshwater fun. The SBX Waterman Camp is a unique freshwater surf camp designed and taught by water enthusiasts to create water enthusiasts. The camp has a strong emphasis on the… Read more »

Join us Saturday not only for yummy farmers market goodies, fun Anchor Day festivities, but also to tye-dye with us! Our “ONE MORE RIDE” SBSK shirts are eager to get some air and desire a splash of color! We will have shirts for sale for $10 in which you can then twist and dye with… Read more »

Shop at your leisure, in pjs with bed-head perhaps, on our new SHOP page! We will ship most reasonably sized items to you.  You can also call the shop and schedule an appointment to touch and feel the products all at your convenience between 8 am – 9 pm!  We are always available but without scheduled shop… Read more »

Sorry for any inconvenience but we are closing for a few days to enjoy some uninterrupted summer playtime!  When we reopen our board room will be full of sale tags in time for fall fun! Also, we will bid our new 2015 SUP rental fleet farewell starting Monday at 10 am.

Join us for our monthly community paddles under a full moon. Full Moon Calendar: June 20th July 19th August 18th The paddle may take us to the bluff, North Bar, or just to a circle on the water off the shore of Empire Beach to congregate and gaze at the moon. We will be meeting… Read more »

Saturday, July 26th, come join us in the celebration of ten years in business. Ten years ago we went out on a whim and opened up Michigan’s first full service freshwater surf shop.

in Downtown Empire ~ Saturday July 19th @ 8-11 pm We are about to host another rad street dance here in Empire. And have the pleasure of having Streaker providing the tunes again this year! Join us downtown Empire, Saturday July 19th at 8pm for some serious boogi’in until 11pm. There will be no streaking… Read more »

2014 SBX Waterman Camp July 21st-25th Every day a new adventure awaits according to the weather: surfing, skimming, stand-up paddleboarding (SUP), kayaking, snorkeling and hiking! The SBX Waterman camp is a unique freshwater surf camp designed and taught by water enthusiasts to create water enthusiasts. The camp has a strong emphasis on the importance of… Read more »

This Friday, July 26th we are putting on a FREE movie night! We will be showing the powerful surf film and true story of Jay Moriarity along with a slideshow of what we hope to be an over-the-top successful week of the 2013 SBX Waterman Camp and Ella’s short documentary film “Beneath the Surface” which captures… Read more »

WaveJet Propulsion,  a revolution in water sports, will come take Empire by storm June 21 as part of it’s 2013 WaveJet Experience Summer Tour. We invite people to come join us and see for yourselves what WaveJet is all about.  There will be numerous boards available for people to demo.  The demo will take place at the Empire Public Beach on… Read more »

We are very sorry to announce the 3rd Annual Used Board Swap & Sale has been cancelled! Come buy and/or sell!! Come in and get great deals on last years goods to commence the 2014 season!! If you have outgrown an item bring it in Sat May 3rd and earn some needed cold cash! Items… Read more »