Launched in 1997, Landyachtz is the brainchild of Mike Perreten and Thomas Edstrand. Originally based in a 350-square-foot workshop, Landyachtz now calls its 9,000-square-foot factory and office building in the heart of Vancouver, British Columbia home. The company prides itself on creating the most innovative and durable designs possible, according to Perreten. "Basically we make eco-friendly vehicles that promote an environmentally conscience lifestyle," he says. "Better quality boards and equipment equals less broken gear being thrown out, which lessens our overall impact. Why buy a board that will break in a year when you can own one that will be with you forever?"
Read the full interview with Mike Perreten.