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Channel Islands Dumpster Diver EPS Epoxy Surfboard 5ft 10 FCS - White

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Channel Islands Dumpster Diver EPS Epoxy Surfboard 5ft 10 FCS - White
Channel Islands Dumpster Diver EPS Epoxy Surfboard 5ft 10 FCS - White Channel Islands Dumpster Diver EPS Epoxy Surfboard 5ft 10 FCS - White


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Regular Price: £685.00

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4 out of 5 stars

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  • Name The Channel Islands 5ft 10 Dumpster Diver EPS
  • Ability Intermediate/Advanced
  • Volume 32.4 litres
  • Conditions Anything from knee to head high waves
  • Construction Construction EPS Foam Blank/Epoxy Glass
  • Dimensions 5ft 10 x 20 x 2.5
  • Fin System FCS Three Fin
  • Fins Included FCS Three fin set

Product Details

The Channel Islands Dumpster Diver EPS surfboard by Al Merrick.

EPS surfboards use a different kind of foam (EPS) and epoxy glassing to standard boards. EPS foam is Expanded Polystyrene, non EPS surfboards use PU (polyurethane) foam blanks and standard glassing. The reason that we choose to run some boards in this construction is that EPS boards are 30% more durable than standard PU surfboards and approximately 20% lighter. This means they are more resistant to impact damage which makes them a great travel board where often getting a board repaired is difficult.

Channel Islands board designs are direct results of team feedback, so when Dane showed up at the factory requesting a short wide epoxy with single concave and a huge square tail to make the summer bearable, the Dumpster Diver was born. When he came back a week later and wanted one with a narrower nose and a Rookie tail template for the Trestles contest in 3 days, the 2nd Generation Dumpster Diver was created.

Using the front half of the Sashimi model, and the template for the back half of the Rookie short board, this second version remained under Dane's feet all the way through to his first final at the WCT Trestles 2009.

Though still a work in progress the Dumpster Diver flies and still has enough kick in the tail to carve in the pocket. If you want to try the board as it was in the Trestles contest, then get one quick, as you never know where he will take the design next.

Short, wide and ugly, but fun and fast, small to med surf, launching. Intermediate to expert.

"The driving force behind Channel Islands Surfboards is the demand on design created by the world's greatest surfers, allowing for the highest performance surfing possible. To provide the most dedicated surfers with the most advanced, performance designs is my passion" - Al Merrick, Designer/Shaper

Don’t forget you can also order a customised version of this board choosing your exact dims, fin set up and fin system, check out our customiser service at Boardshop right now. All you need to do is pump in the details and pay a £100 deposit with the balance due when we send you the board, average build time is 6-8 weeks.Also quite a few of the chaps here surf this board, or have surfed it plus we talk to lots of surfers and take on their feedback so we are here to chat about this or any other board just give us a call on Tel (44) 01243 674250

We're happy to consider trading in your old board against a new board, so If you have any questions about this we'd be delighted to answer them and advise on any potential board choices or enquiries you might have, just drop us an email to info@boardshop.co.uk or call us on 0044 (0) 1243 674250.

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1 Customer Reviews - Read Them (1)

4 out of 5 stars

Brilliant for small wave + it's light
Brilliant for small wave + it's light

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Delivery Options for Channel Islands Dumpster Diver EPS Epoxy Surfboard 5ft 10 FCS - White

Next Working Day UK Mainland only
Saturday Delivery UK only if ordered before 2PM mon-fri
Two Working Day Delivery UK Highlands & Islands (inc Channel Islands)
Approx 2-5 working days European Delivery

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