Stonker Torquay Australia
Stonker Torquay Australia
Snap up an opportunity to turn your passion into a business and grow with an iconic established surf sports manufacturing and retail business. “Stonker” have been supplying riders with the equipment they need to go in search of that perfect wave for over 20 years and has seen sales growth of almost 30% from 2020 to 2021, driven by demand for high-end Hydrofoils.
Stonker is a locally owned and operated company in Torquay, Victoria, home to some of Australia’s most famous surf beaches, including Bells Beach, located in a high-profile position adjacent to the big surf brands. Historically Stonker is a well-known and respected brand, a unique retailer of Surf sports products specialising in Hydrofoils, Stand Up Paddleboards, Kiteboards, and accessories.
If required, the business can be split into manufacturing and retail, and the manufacturing component can be taken out of the sale. A memorandum of understanding can be created to allow the manufacturer to provide repair and manufacturing services to Stonker. This could mean less staff and eventually more space allocated to retail.
The key features of the business are:
• High-quality service – they only sell what they use themselves
• Product knowledge
• Offer a buying experience to customers
• Customers feel like they are part of a club or sub-culture
• Four qualified staff, two in retail and two in manufacturing
• Registered trademark – Stonker
• eCommerce website with online sales
• A marketing program in place driving results
What makes Stonker successful?
One of the main contributors to Stonker’s success is offering customers a try before you buy service to ensure that the board fits the needs of the customer. 8’6, 9’0 or 9’6? 32″ wide or 34″ wide? At Stonker, the goal is to make sure customers get the perfect board, offering a demo to make sure they take home the right product.
Stonker also provides lessons (outsourced) to ensure that the customer gets the most out of their investment and they also have a board hire service in place.
Stonker has a state of the art, integrated e-commerce website, an extensive social media presence, are active in the local business community, and enjoy regular repeat business from thrilled customers.
The permanent change to the demographics of this region means that there are more and more local customers to build the business and ever-increasing tourism.
If you are looking to expand your existing product line or passionate about surf sports, this is an opportunity not to be missed; enquire now.
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Price $290,000 + SAV
Finn Business Sales
Geelong and South West Victoria
(03) 5259 9970
Broker: Anthony Dickson
0431 279 400