Redondo Beach, CA (May 29th, 2014) – Come and join the celebration for Dive N’ Surf’s Grand Opening and see the completely renovated store, Friday, June 6th- Sunday, June 8th. From 11am-4pm each day there will be festivities including vendor booths, music, games and giveaways. Make sure to stop by and get all your wants for summer, store hours are 9am-7pm.
“We are very excited for the grand opening of the NEW Dive N’ Surf shop,” says Tom Tanner, Manager of Dive N’ Surf. “We have worked very hard for the past few weeks to load the shop up with a huge selection of surfboards, wetsuits, apparel and dive equipment along with all sorts of beach accessories. We have also expanded our rentals to include demo surfboards, SUP’s and dive equipment. Come check out our new store, state of the art indoor pool and new look that we are bringing to the South Bay.”
“It was important for us to keep Dive N’ Surf in Redondo Beach and we appreciate the city working with us on expanding the building,” states Body Glove CEO, Robbie Meistrell. “My dad and uncle opened the store in this location in 1958 and I think they would be really proud to see where it is today.”
Body Glove International recently moved their corporate headquarters to the second story above the new Dive N’ Surf building. This puts the entire Body Glove and Dive N’ Surf operations under one roof after 61 years in business.
Dive N’ Surf
504 N. Broadway
Redondo Beach, CA 90277
About Dive N Surf:
Since 1953, Dive N’ Surf has been the oldest surf and dive shop in the Southwest. The owners of the famous shop were twin brothers Bill and Bob Meistrell who were known for providing the best equipment, unparalleled customer service and a love for the ocean. Bill and Bob’s desire to be in the ocean year around prompted them to invent the modern day wetsuit, the brand they started in the back of Dive N’ Surf was called Body Glove. Since 1953 Dive N’ Surf has grown from a surf and scuba shop to include, surf and scuba rentals, repairs, comprehensive dive certification classes, world wide destination scuba travel packages and was awarded the highly prestigious 5 Star PADI Dive Center status. Dive N’ Surf is also responsible for the largest youth scuba and surf camps in the South Bay of Los Angeles. The company sponsors one of the most respected surf teams in the industry with such powerhouse names as pro surfers Jamie O’Brien, Cheyne Magnusson and Alex Gray.
About Body Glove:
Founded in 1953, Body Glove is a leading, worldwide water sports brand specializing in wetsuits, swimwear, clothing, footwear, accessories, and technology accessories. The company sponsors one of the most respected surf and wakeboard teams in the industry with such powerhouse names as pro surfers Jamie O’Brien, Cheyne Magnusson, Anthony Walsh, Alex Gray, Zeke Lau and Guinness World Record Holder Garrett McNamara and wake boarders Rusty Malinoski, Harley Clifford, Bob Soven and Jeff McKee. Body Glove and Jean-Michel Cousteau and his Ocean Futures Society have formed a legendary alliance to help preserve and protect the ocean while providing ocean and diving geared equipment to water enthusiasts around the globe. Some of the proceeds from the sale of those products go directly to Ocean Futures Society. Through Reef Check, SIMA’s environmental fund, and the Surfrider Foundation, Body Glove also works to preserve the purity of the waters it loves. Body Glove products are sold in the U.S. by a network of independent retailers. Body Glove is also sold in approximately 50 countries internationally.