FREE Gift With Purchase + FREE SHIPPING For Memorial Weekend

FREE Gift With Purchase + FREE SHIPPING For Memorial Weekend

In honor of the long Memorial Day weekend, we wanted to treat you all to a FREE custom Katin metal pin gift with purchase along with FREE SHIPPING on all U.S. orders. 



Summer is around the corner and brand new Katin trunks, tees, hats and more await you. 

 


Stock up for summer + shop your favorite Katin pieces now to enjoy your free Katin pin and free shipping HERE.

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KATIN VAULT: Reno Abellira Just Passing Through With Katin

KATIN VAULT: Reno Abellira Just Passing Through With Katin

Reno Abellira from ENCYCLOPEDIA of SURFING videos on Vimeo.

 

Classic video of surf legend Reno Abellira cruising in his Katin surf trunks. Circa 1970s. 

Champion surfers of the time, including Reno, Shaun Tomson, Peter Townend, Reno Abelliro and Gerry Lopez, to name a few, wore Katin surf trunks, purely out of passion and for a deeply rooted respect for these impressive trunks and their creators, Walter and Nancy. Even notorious surfer Eddie Aikau was photographed wearing Katin surf trunks.

Check back every Thursday for even more Katin history. 

 

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BEHIND THE SCENES: Katin x Hobie Collection Photo Shoot

BEHIND THE SCENES: Katin x Hobie Collection Photo Shoot

Katin and our friends at Hobie Surf Shop are gearing up for the official release of our collaborative collection. 

While we were on the photo shoot for this radical new line, we had to evacuate the water and the beach due to excessive great white shark siting! 

Check out some of our behind-the-scenes footage before shark sightings. 

 

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#KATINVAULT: 1982 Katin PRO/AM Competition Poster

#KATINVAULT: 1982 Katin PRO/AM Competition Poster

A retro poster ad for the 1982 Katin Pro/Am surf contest. #tbt

The annual PRO/AM, started in 1977 by Nancy Katin herself, held at the Huntington Beach Pier not only featured some of the world’s best surfers, but also provided an arena for the young, talented surfers from beaches all across the U.S. to compete alongside their heroes.

 Champion surfers such as Shaun Tomson, Tom Curren, Martin Potter, Sunny Garcia and Kelly Slater have gone on to win the PRO/AM. 

 

 

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#KATINVAULT: Nancy Katin Sitting Stylish

#KATINVAULT: Nancy Katin Sitting Stylish

This week's Katin vault discovery comes from the stylishly badass Nancy Katin. Here she is in her cutting edge, retro outfit while peering out from under her Vivianne Westwood-looking hat at a local surf tournament. 

Apparently Nancy was not only the First Lady of Surfing but also the most fashion-forward one on so Cal's beaches! 

Check our blog every Thursday for our weekly Katin Vault discovery and learn yourself some Katin company knowledge. 

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WEB FEATURE: Katin x Jack's Surf Collaboration

WEB FEATURE: Katin x Jack's Surf Collaboration
Katin is excited to help celebrate 60 years of surfing and surf shop business with  Jack's by releasing this limited-edition collaborative collection!

Celebrate this legendary surf stories with us and grab one of these limited-edition collaboration tees, crew necks or long sleeve tees.


Snag one now at a Jack's store near you or online at jackssurfboards.com.
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Katin as Jack's Pro Contest This Week

Katin as Jack's Pro Contest This Week
Joining some of the industry's leading brands, Katin is excited to announce their participation as one of the sponsors at the upcoming Jack’s surf contest this week in Huntington Beach, March 31, 2017 – April 2,2017.

  In honor of their 60th Anniversary, Jack's Surfboards will be hosting this So Cal contest over the Huntington Beach Pier, complete with a live webcast.

In addition to a collaborative clothing collection with Jack's, Katin will be attending the three-day surf event with a Katin booth, giveaway goodies and more. 

We hope to See You Out There! 
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PRESS: SurfStitch - The Lens "BEHIND THE BRAND: KATIN SURF SHOP"

PRESS: SurfStitch - The Lens

Thanks to our friend's at SurfStitch for featuring our brand story! From Katin's first start in the 1950s to today, exploring up and down the California coast. 

Check out the full story on the SurfStitch blog HERE

 

 

 

 

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#KATINVAULT: Katin's Pride

#KATINVAULT: Katin's Pride

 Vintage Katin ad featuring Nancy Katin surrounded by just a few of her friends and young local surf legends from across the U.S.


Over time, Nancy became known as the “First Lady of Surfing,” not only because of her quality clothing, but also because she genuinely befriended the surfers that came to her shop, even acting as second mom to most.

Read the full Katin history HERE and check back next Thursday for our weekly trivia Giveaways on our Instagram story HERE

 

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The Cloud Wash Collection

The Cloud Wash Collection

Katin is excited to bring you the Cloud Wash Collection, straight from our Spring '17 line.

From custom graphic tees made of 100% certified organic cotton to classic patio short styles, these custom pieces have been pigment dyed with an iconic cloud wash for a groovy vintage look and authentic feel. 



Shop the Cloud Wash Collection and more from the Spring '17 collection, all available now HERE!  

 

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