Wato opened the first Beach Without Sand (BWS) store at North Avalon in 1983 as the surf culture on the Northern Beaches was booming. He has had Kong by his side for pretty much the entire time. The shops are still run today by Wato & Kong, with the help of Sam & Bec (Wato’s kids) and Tommy & Abbey.
Our BWS team have have worked hard over the decades to perfect their product knowledge on all things surf. We're proud to provide great service with a money back guarantee to put you ease with your purchases. If you’re not happy, we’re not happy. And they're not just words, it’s a promise. We have two stores located in Avalon and Palm Beach.