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Austin 7'5" Hollow Wooden Surfboard

A lovingly hand crafted and hand shaped Wooded Surfboard by Cornish Boat Builder and craftsman Phil Austin
The Austin 7'5" Hallow is based on a classic 70s “Egg” design this board makes a great all round ride for an intermediate surfer or a step up for an expert surfer to ride on mellower breaks or smaller days.

Being wider than the average board coupled with the mid length and plenty of volume in the mid section give ease of paddling and gets into the wave earlier than a modern shorter board.

A single concave in the nose transitions into a neutral mid section and double concave through the fins to encourage water flow past fins for drive and control, a rounded pintail with hard rails gives a good level of hold in steeper waves.
 

Classic rail set up, 50/50 in nose, to 60/40 mid section, to hard down rail in tail.

Two plus one fin set up with 10.5” centre box allows experimentation with different combinations to suit your riding style.

Suits a laid back down the line/sweeping lines style of surfing as opposed to shortboard hacking. Let out your inner soul surfer!

Goes well in our often less than powerful surf.

Construction details.​​​​​​​

Inner framework; 4mm gaboon marine ply, 6mm radius epoxy fillets to top and bottom deck, 6mm x 12mm W.R.C stringers in mid section top and bottom, 4 off.

Nose/tail/ blocks; W.R.C.

Fin box and plugs set in solid timber blocks/bungs fixed to centre stringer and both decks to spread loadings.

Decks; 5 mm W.R.C (reclaimed) with Utile accent strips and poplar centre strip, glued with boatbuilding standard polyurethane glue.

Rails; 6 mm WRC bead and cove strips.

Sheathing; 40z porcher surfboard cloth, 4 coats epoxy resin, 2 coats 2 pack polyurethane varnish, marine wax and buffed to finish. Internally sealed with 1 coat epoxy.

Vent bolt/nut and leash point; A4 marine grade stainless steel

W.R.C = Western Red Cedar, a light but strong and durable softwood.



Price: £1,700.00
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Austin 7'5" Hollow Wooden Surfboard
Austin 7'5" Hollow Wooden Surfboard Austin 7'5" Hollow Wooden Surfboard

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