About Us



Joe Roper’s Surfboard and SUP Repair is located at 7760 Vickers Street, San Diego, CA 92111. Located in Kearny Mesa between Balboa and Clairemont Mesa Blvd with easy access from the 52, 805 and 163 freeways.


The new site provides the extra space necessary for expansion and growth. Joe Roper’s now offers a full line of core surf and SUP gear. Fast turnaround on repairs and great customer service will get you back in the water FAST.


Need resin or glass to build your own board? Joe Roper’s can help! We stock a variety of surfboard building supplies and materials available in various sizes and quantities. Pick up a prepackaged kit or purchase a la carte from the menu!


Need a custom glass job? JoJo Roper heads up the glassing and restoration segment of the business. With years of mentoring by his father, JoJo has taken this segment of the business to a new level. His color schemes and techniques are state of the art!


2015 marks our 40th year in business and we would like to thank the surfing and SUP community for your support. Our family has been blessed to have met so many great people! Come by and check out our new place! Joe has a new home to display many of his favorite classic boards and surf memorabilia. If you can catch him at the right time ask him for the tour!


We hope to see you soon!




The Roper Family


The Joe Roper Story


Joe Roper has been successfully repairing surfboards since the late 70’s. Joe began his career fixing surfboards San Diego Surf Shop in Pacific Beach. After a few years he moved down the street a few blocks and set up service next to Gordon and Smith where he enjoyed many years servicing the public. With the solid growth of the business and the demand for more working space Joe expanded his business again and hence, the formation of Joe Roper’s Surfboard Repair, a fully equipped factory dedicated to the highest quality of surfboard repair known.


Joe’s reputation has been established throughout the surfing industry through hard work, integrity, long term relationships and the drive to strive for excellence with every surfboard repair he takes on. He is dedicated to his business, family and the sport of surfing and to satisfying his customers with his superior repair techniques. If it is fixable he can fix it.


Joe Roper’s Surfboard Repair is a family owned business that takes pride in servicing the surfing community throughout San Diego and surrounding areas with timely, guaranteed, quality surfboard repair. We look forward to meeting you and repairing your surfboard so you can get back in the water and enjoy one of the greatest and personally fulfilling sports in the world.


Joe Roper's Custom Surfboard Repair


Joe Roper's Surfboard Repair


Joe Roper's Custom Surfboard Repair


Serving San Diego Since 1975

We stand by all of work - 100% guaranteed

Restorations and glass jobs available

Custom short and longboards made to order


We appreciate your business and pride ourselves on our reputation.