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Al Merrick Proton (step up 6'2) surfboard

Postby JDMsquirrel » Tue Feb 02, 2016 10:54 am

Anybody used this board for kitesurfing? I'm fairly novice for strapless surfing, but want to get out into some small to overhead waves on holiday. It apparently has lots of rocker. (I'm 6'1, 75kg). I currently have a Cabrinah Skillet 5'6, but dont want to fly with it.

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Re: Al Merrick Proton (step up 6'2) surfboard

Postby Starsky » Tue Feb 02, 2016 1:04 pm

If your used to the skillet, it will feel long and probably a bit slow. Your right, looks like lots of rocker. No reason it shouldn't work with a kite in decent waves, but i bet you need a bit of kite power in the small stuff. Get decent waves and your laughing.

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Re: Al Merrick Proton (step up 6'2) surfboard

Postby fpvSB » Tue Feb 02, 2016 10:17 pm

I have been learning on my 6'1" Channel Islands Black Beauty, and although it's not perfect for the application, I already own it.

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Re: Al Merrick Proton (step up 6'2) surfboard

Postby JDMsquirrel » Wed Feb 03, 2016 12:57 am

Thanks both. I will go for it.

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Re: Al Merrick Proton (step up 6'2) surfboard

Postby LiquidXtasy » Wed Feb 03, 2016 3:13 am

Unless it's an epoxy board, be prepared for ding city!


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