SHORT Boards

R12 995 

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We wanted a small wave board, with a higher level of performance, being comfortable in bigger waves.

The Frother outperformed our expectations, showing fantastic all-around performance. The carbon sandwich construction offers dynamic flex and an alive feeling underfoot.

The Frother worked better than most short-boards on the market in small mushy surf and, surprisingly, handled barreling 6-foot surf very well, being manageable even up to 8-foot hollow surf. So, while intending it to be a small wave-high performance board, it turned out to be a great all-rounder, without compromising any of its performance features.

Design details:

Outline:

One of the noticeable features of this board is its wider than usual nose area and pulled in curvature in the tail. This board features a highly refined tail section, having a sharp cut off square tail for radical tight “in the pocket” surfing. The slightly wider nose outline provides better paddling power, and aids in keeping the surfer on the plane in smaller waves. This also helps the surfer to “get in early” in hollow barreling waves, without compromising performance off the lip.

Rocker:

The board has quite a flat rocker, but with just enough lift in the nose and kick in the tail as is needed. This is smoothly blended together into the mid-section for a graceful continuous rocker curve. This has proven to be the perfect balance for a board that is flat enough to surf fast, without nose diving or stiffening up on hardtail driving turns.

Bottom contours:

Starting with a subtle concave in the nose area, the board gets to track and accelerate immediately. This concave leads to a pronounced deepening of the single concave in the centre of the board, to drive hard for speed and it leans to a gradually softening concave in the tail area, which fades into a flatter release so that the water flow exits cleanly.
All this promotes a very smooth transition of lines, for fast dynamic surfing over the full range of rapid directional changes.

Rails:

Despite the slightly wider nose, the narrow but rounded rails in that area provide crisp high-performance edges for full rail drops down the face of vertical waves. The rails ease off slightly into a more rounded mid rail. Going back towards the tail, the rails narrow gracefully again, and sharpen into a crisp clean-cut rail shape, ending with a standard boxy edge square tail to keep volume over the full width.

Fin configuration:

This board’s fin set up has been designed to function using both standard configurations of “thruster” and “quad”. We were careful in the R&D to plan around currently accept norms, so that the board is designed to function at maximum efficiency around the fin box placement, for both thruster and quad in their standard positions. If anyone of these setups is your preference, then your standard fin placement will be spot on.

5.3″

5.6″

5.8″

6.0″

6.3″

6.6″

The Frother Range

 

Dimensions

5’3″ X 19” X 2.3”

 

Dimensions

5’6” X 19.5” X 2.5”

 

Dimensions

5’8” X 20” X 2.6”

 

Dimensions

6’0” X 20.5” X 2.7”

 

Dimensions

6’3” x 21” x 2.7”

 

Dimensions

6’6″ x 22” x 2.9”

 

Dimensions

5’3″ X 19” X 2.3”

 

Dimensions

5’6” X 19.5” X 2.5”

 

Dimensions

5’8” X 20” X 2.6”

 

Dimensions

6’0” X 20.5” X 2.7”

 

Dimensions

6’3” x 21” x 2.7”

 

Dimensions

6’6″ x 22” x 2.9”

This board offers dynamic flex and an alive feeling underfoot.

 

Volume

24L

 

Volume

28L

 

Volume

32L

 

Volume

35L

 

Volume

38L

 

Volume

44L

 

Volume

24L

 

Volume

28L

 

Volume

32L

 

Volume

35L

 

Volume

38L

 

Volume

44L

All boards are handmade, therefore the advertised weights are approximate.

Have a question or need a custom SUP board built?

We deliver anywhere in South Africa. 

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