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Crap surf fun

Postby STFU » Fri Oct 05, 2018 7:27 pm

Alright lads I'm looking for a strapless surf board for crap on shore days. I don't like none of that dopey jumping about carry on. Just want a proper surf under my feet. Just looking for recommendations thanks

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Re: Crap surf fun

Postby ap888 » Fri Oct 05, 2018 7:46 pm

You want this I had mine for over a year and absolutely love it amazing board super light for strapless airs and great for smaller waves..
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Re: Crap surf fun

Postby jonysan » Fri Oct 05, 2018 7:55 pm

Not the best conditions for "surfing", In onshore conditions the waves tend to break early, so you get lines of white water, and not much slope to actually surf on, (depending on size.
A short wide Quad would work well. Short so it will be very twitchy, turn quick to snap off the top of any unbroken faces you might find. Wide so it will have plenty of glide (surf feel). Quad will help in getting upwind quicker, so you can get out the back to find some clean waves.
something like this shape, https://gongsupshop.com/epages/box1707. ... TECAT2SK56
or narrower if you want to punch out through that white water easier.

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Re: Crap surf fun

Postby jumptheshark » Fri Oct 05, 2018 8:09 pm

Agree with both of the above. Rode a little quad fish for about six years before the foil. It was great in crap waves. Still have it, but never use it. I wait for more wind and use a lower volume board these days.
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Any of the small round nose fish variants on the surf market are great kite boards in grom sizes.

That being said, when my surfboard breaks, Im getting something like the one in the first response.

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Re: Crap surf fun

Postby knotwindy » Fri Oct 05, 2018 8:14 pm

Also, check out the FireWire Tomo, either the Evo or my favorite thr Vader.

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Re: Crap surf fun

Postby Slappysan » Fri Oct 05, 2018 8:33 pm

jumptheshark wrote:
Fri Oct 05, 2018 8:09 pm
Any of the small round nose fish variants on the surf market are great kite boards in grom sizes.
You should really ride that fish as a twin with the fronts instead of the backs, when kiting you don't need need the stability the rear fins provide and they just make the board feel way too locked in.

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Re: Crap surf fun

Postby Slappysan » Fri Oct 05, 2018 8:36 pm

Wave Bandit 4-10 Performer softtop excels in such conditions!

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Re: Crap surf fun

Postby jumptheshark » Fri Oct 05, 2018 9:47 pm

Slappysan wrote:
Fri Oct 05, 2018 8:33 pm
jumptheshark wrote:
Fri Oct 05, 2018 8:09 pm
Any of the small round nose fish variants on the surf market are great kite boards in grom sizes.
You should really ride that fish as a twin with the fronts instead of the backs, when kiting you don't need need the stability the rear fins provide and they just make the board feel way too locked in.
Just an internet pic of the same board. I've always ridden it quad. Tail breaks out on demand. Tacks with an easy shuvit. Your right, would be super loose as a twin, but its plenty fast as is. Pretty flat rocker. Great board in junk surf. Jumped it so many times, its pretty much a soft top now too!

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Re: Crap surf fun

Postby BigZ » Sat Oct 06, 2018 5:40 am

This is what I use for onshore crap. As onshore and as crap as it gets - Pismo Beach, CA, USA.

http://www.fcdsurfboards.com/blunt

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Re: Crap surf fun

Postby sarc » Sat Oct 06, 2018 1:16 pm

As long as it's less than head high, I'd recommend a OR Mako 150 or a Shinn Speedball W18 (1014 or later model, with the stepped tail. There may be a few left for sale here and there). Insane fun.


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