Established 1982

Since 1982 Assault Boardriders has been a strong force in the growth and development of boardriding sports in the Bay of Plenty and New Zealand.

Surfing, Bodyboarding, Windsurfing, Kiteboarding, Wakeboarding, Snowboarding and Skateboarding. Assault has an unequaled history, experience and reputation in all these boardring sports.

Over the years our team riders have dominated at competition level and our instructors and sales team have lead the industry with friendly down to earth expertise. Locally owned and operated by experienced people who live for and are totally involved in boardriding.

Kiteboarding has rapidly developed and grown in popularity in the Bay of Plenty. Assaults involvement in Kiteboarding from the beginning of the sport in New Zealand has created the opportunity to set up a dedicated Kiteboarding operation.

Stand Up Paddleboarding: People of all ages and sporting abilities are enjoying the buzz of Stand Up Paddleboarding (SUP).  Paddling harbours, estuaries, lakes, rivers, and riding waves.

The Assault team draws on vast amount of experience in the Boardriding industry and the passion for Boardriding to now devote all energies to the worlds two fastest growing water sports: Kiteboarding and Stand Up Paddleboarding.

Totally mobile, the ABC operation has all the latest equipment and accessories on show in our mobile showroom (The Black Bus) and two trailers. A purpose built trailer contains the Kiteboarding school and demo equipment; with a 5m inflatable teaching and support boat, specialist school kites and boards and demo models of the latest equipment. A second trailer is our SUP demo centre with up to 20 of the latest model SUP boards available for demo and rental.

Being mobile is our specialty. This enables ABC to be at the beach when and where the wind, waves, water conditions and tides are best, maximizing all Kiteboarding and SUP  opportunities.

We can teach you how, rent you equipment, give you honest experienced advice and set you up with equipment from the best brands in the world…

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