Quick Overview: “Stretched-out Mollusc, area nose, roundtail, slight single concave to vee through the back half with double concave cutting through the vee panel and fading out 9” before the end of the board, flatter deck to low soft rail, beak nose, slightly thicker tail. Ultimate wave catching assistance without sacrificing too much performance. Good stand there speed and glide across the wave. Round tail and vee combined with the tail rocker help the big board turn in a short arc off the back foot in cutbacks and rebound well off the top in smaller waves.
The Robo has reasonable hold and good drive in bigger surf and is a fun transition board to get back into shape when returning from injury or if your fitness is down or you are getting on a bit and no longer have the time or circumstance to surf regularly. Surf 4 to 6″ longer, 1/2 to 3/4″ wider and the same to 1/8 or 1/4” thicker than your old smaller all-rounder. Dimensions will depend on the level of help you need to catch waves. Keep in mind the bigger you go the less performance you can expect.”
“One of the biggest challenges in the design world of surfboards believe it or not is to create a grommet board that works. Fifteen years ago these challenges began with a very young and small Julian Wilson, more recently with my own three kids. We found success back then hand shaping these mini crafts, it was bloody hard work.
But having these as a solid reference we’ve been able to move forward with cad cutting design software and develop the user friendly all round board for groms to have fun and shred on.
The grom board has to have enough volume so the little guy/girl can catch waves while at the same time maintaining flow and sensitivity, enabling the grom to easily turn the board.
The Phoenix is an all round board for accomplished little shredders and can be ordered a size up for the novice.”
Designed to be ridden 3 inches shorter than your height.
This is a performance board for tiny waves. A flat rocker with a raised rail curve to give vee out the back of the board for speed and release. A stubby outline combined with a wide round square tail allows for rail to rail surfing. This winning combo saw Matt Wilkinson ride it to the WCT Final in Santa Cruz. Seeing that this board could be ridden in competition waves so well, saw it placed in the new Emery Anarchy series.
The Grizzly is a powerful, top-of-the-food-chain predator. Chosen by Mitch Crews, Evan Gieselman, Kalani David & Jesse Adam. Much of their diet consists of pocket surfing, tight arcs and down the line speed. Grizzly’s have a pulled in nose outline compared to other shortboards over the last 5 years. It’s deep single to double concave allows it to hunt prey fast. The extra layer of foam under the chest helps with paddling.
“The modern shortboard. Smooth outline gives you good drive in the pocket. Combining a deep single concave with a gradual nose entry and medium tail kick gives it a heap of speed with the option of releasing the tail. Generous foam under your chest gets you more waves and makes it easy to land crazy airs and recover from full rail turns.