Goat wrote:So my thoughts are, sell my current fish, get another quad fish, but an oversized one of say, 6’6” or 6’8”, which would still offer loads of manoeuvrability, but more forgiving wave entry, more glide and crucially, more fun/progression. Then down the line, if I get on well, perhaps downsize to smaller fish.
My only reservation is that people always say fishes should be short, or theyre kind pointless for their intended purpose. Any thoughts on this? And any recommendations of specific shapers for this - GS, B&W again, FJ?
Ideally, I’d have a similar (although I appreciate, it wouldn’t be AS much due to being more progressive) flow, glide and early-ish wave entry, but with faster down the line speed, more drive, and considerably more manoeuvrability and able to handle a wide range of conditions, from 1.5ft-6ft+. I don’t want slashy vertical surfing, but it would be nice to hit the lip now and then and to get some decent turns in.
Does such a board exist? Can eggs BE fast whilst retaining the above characteristics?
With regards to eggs then (gideon egg for example), if run as a 2+1, with flexi centre fin, does that open the board up to a more 'generate your own speed' approach, whilst still being smooth, floaty and flowing?
Bearded Gimp wrote:
McCoy Nugget could be the ticket.
Bearded Gimp wrote:I think the single fins are very much an acquired taste that work for some and not others - I remember an old thread on Swaylocks when Cheyne Horan used to post where he advised someone struggling on a single to get a thruster.
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