At Iron Cross Surfboards, you can get everything you need to catch the perfect wave.


For my latest episode of “Everyday Encinitas,” I’m visiting Iron Cross Surfboards and speaking with Jay Grygera to discover what makes them the go-to surf shop for local surfers.

For your convenience, I’ve provided timestamps of our conversation so you can skip ahead to the section(s) that interest you the most:

1:02 - How Iron Cross Surfboards came to be
3:11 - All the different types of custom boards they carry
4:01 - What type of board is Jay riding these days?
4:22 - A glimpse at their new Daily Driver longboard model
4:51 - How they’ve been able to grow over the past few years
6:13 - What they can do for you if your board’s been dinged up
6:47 - What wetsuit Jay recommends
7:54 - Getting to know their staff
8:42 - Wrapping things up

“Iron Cross carries every kind of surfboard for any skill level—all handmade.”

It was an absolute pleasure to be able to sit down with Jay, and I thank him for allowing us to visit his family’s shop. If you’d like to know more about Iron Cross Surfboards, you can visit their website here.

If you own a local business or community organization, or you know someone who does and you think they’d be interested in being featured on a future episode of “Everyday Encinitas,” don’t hesitate to give me a call. I’d love to hear from you.