After giving our new RetroFish™ shape a solid go, Blair Conklin wanted to make some modifications he felt would make the board a little more high performance and better suited to his riding style. So he sat down with us and we created the Blairacuda... A board that's narrower than the Retrofish through the nose and middle section of the board for better maneuverability, and features a less drastic swallow tail that Blair says, 'Works almost like a fin". While the board performs well in straight waves and when doing front side turns, he believes a majority of the added benefit from the fish shape is felt when riding backside on either 1ft liners or 6ft wedges. One of the most difficult things to do on any finless board is to hold a line when you are going fast on your heel edge. He's a strong believer that this shape will help you with doing exactly that, while being extremely rippable and versatile for many different conditions. Not to mention this thing side slips like a bat out of hell. Click the link below and go get your Blairacuda on!
51.75" x 20.15" <170 lbs.
The EX1 is the most high performance skimboard available at it's price on the market. It comes with extra reinforcement built in to sustain the toughest conditions. This board is the perfect step up for riders looking to start riding waves and progressing in the sport. Boards created with EX1 construction are available in 5 of our World Championship-winning Hybrid shape sizes. If you want more shape, size, and thickness options, please choose another construction option.
Key Features of the EX1:
- Superior E-Glass Reinforcement
- Premium Polyester Resin
- PVC Foam Core
- Textured or Showroom Gloss Finish
5/8" thickness is our thinnest core we offer. The thinner core creates an incredibly responsive skimboard that excels in average to great wave conditions. The thinner core does come at the cost of a little buoyancy.
The Hybrid Rocker is what we put on 90% of the boards we produce, and is the most versatile skimboard rocker for skimming anything from the Gulf Coast of Florida to Cabo. It clocks in roughly at 2.25" in the nose and about .125" in the tail with a fairly good size flat spot in the middle of the board. This allows the board to transition from sand to water easily, be super fast, and turn on a dime. If you aren't sure, this would be our pick!
Our industry leading standard build
Light, Strong, Durable, and preferred by riders who put more emphasis on performance than cosmetics. This is the finish the company was built on, and the golden standard which others imitate. Some sanding required for proper traction adhesion.
This deck option is the standard skimboard deck option seen on most skimboards.