Surf Tech: Defined

Each shape has been translated from a particular surfboard - our quiver aims at facilitating a variety of riding styles in accordance with terrain and conditions. 

 It's not just an interesting shape, this is a tool based in the form and function of artisanal high performance.

 

A culmination of 50+ years of snow sliding design exploration with a specific approach to inscribing precision lines upon mountain slopes through a surfer's perspective. 

Unlike the common TwinTip (which handles a lot of variation decently well) - Our shapes are designed with specific intentions to perform in certain ways exceptionally well.
Measurements follow surfboard tradition in feet ' and inches ".
You are welcome to convert to cm. However, because the boards are radically directional in design the numbers may not equate to the commonly utilized specs. 

 

Directionality

 

Because the most efficient shapes in nature are designed to move forward
eg- birds-planes, fish-boats, pine trees-arrows.
 
Simply put the traditional twin tip is designed like an inflatable raft. Functional for survival when moving in any direction- but lacking in fluid dynamics.
 
When the goal is to find the most efficient slipstream for movement a kayak is a precision tool.
   

Variable Sidecuts

In order to emulate the function of a variety of fin setups to simulate an array of turn shapes to fit the designated pocket.

 

Goldfish (Twin)

R 28’ - Even arcing radial turn tapered to initiate off the front foot.

RedTail Hawk (Quad)

R 30’|20’ - long swooping drive and sharp adjustments off the tail.

Tapered to initiate off the front foot.

   Trimline Series (Thruster)

R 45’|20’, R 47'|21'- fast drive down the line with tight cutbacks.

Reverse tapered. 

 
 

Width 

All our shapes are designed to have more surface area under foot to prevent toe/heal drag when carving. 

The extra width is integrated with the other dynamics of the board to keep it quick and agile. 

 

  


Powder Hull

GF and RTH utilize a subtle convexity all the way through the base to ease transition from edge to edge

 

 


Edge Bevel

Taper

Wider nose than tail increases float in deep powder without need for excessive length- initiates turns with front lean

 

Reverse Taper

Narrower nose shaves off grind while charging down the line and initiates the turn off the rear

  


Camber Profile

Camber 

Provides suspension and pump.

 

Flat

 Blends board shape to match turn shape.

 

Early Rise Rocker

Keeps the nose continuously rising above the snow

  


Edge Bevel

 Progressive tuning softens the edge in the nose to decrease catchiness up front and gradually sharpens down the middle to hold carves, negative in the tail allows for slash slip until its put up on edge where it bites with a vengeance to prevent washout.

 


Tail Shapes

Fish

A long edge with minimal surface area acts like a fork through soup and sieves snow to drop tail in pow and allow for rapid turns.

 

Diamond

Long edge full tail is supportive for launch and landing- angle provides pivot for turns.

 

Squash

A short blunt kick tail for manuals.

 

Round Pin
  
Short round kick, rolls turns.

 

Wing Pin 

A full rail with supportive rockered tail without excess surface area.


PU Sidewalls

We use a special blend of high density PolyUrethane  for a damp feel to accommodate edge control. 

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