The Surfboard Book: How Design Affects Performance

Author: Sean McCagh
Paperback: 152 pages
Publisher: McCagh O'Neill Pty Ltd
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0992267420
ISBN-13: 978-0992267421
Product Dimensions: 8.5 x 0.4 x 11 inches
Shipping Weight: 11.2 ounces

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How design drives performance?

Have you ever wondered how changing design will effect the performance of a surfboard, wanted to really understand what your shaper, surf shop or mates are talking about when they discuss bottom curve or rocker, or more importantly why a particular surfboard goes really well or struggles to perform in some situations?

"The Surfboard Book" includes advice stories and design details from some of the most experienced and credible subject experts in the history of the surfboard in Simon Anderson, Dick Brewer, Steve Lis and Bob McTavish; each are known not only as surfboard shapers and designers but as innovators with a combined design experience approaching 200 years.

"The Surfboard Book" explains elements of surfboard shape and their effects on performance construction types: from traditional to modern sandwich construction important material properties including environmental issues basic types or classes of surfboard and how they perform how to go about choosing or specifying your next surfboard.