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Channel Islands Rocket 9 surfboard 5ft 10 FCS II - White
Channel Islands team rider and all-round charger Dane Gudauskas wanted a fast and hard turning shortboard that would excel in average Californian conditions and fit into the tighter transitions and barrels of beach breaks.
With the wide point a little in front of centre the Rocket 9 hides some extra foam up front making it a breeze to paddle and catch waves early. Low front entry rocker along with V into concave and then a double concave out through the tail. The tail has been significantly pulled in and has a nice little swallow so when you really stomp on that back foot the Rocket 9 goes vert with the best and snaps as fast as anything out there.
Whilst its ideal hunting grounds would be two to six foot beach breaks, Dane has put the Rocket 9 through its paces on some big walling point breaks in Morocco where it seemed to relish the challenge.
Dane's younger brother Tanner has been ripping on the Rocket 9 with a set of the Merrick twin fin + trailer fin sets, this is the first board from the house of Merrick that benefits from one of these setups. I guess when the waves are better you would go with a standard thruster set and whack in the twin + trailer when you wanted to rip some smaller conditions.
Don't forget you can also order a customised version of this board choosing your exact dims and fin system, check out our customizer 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 ship your board, average build time is 6-8 weeks (longer for eps etc).
Boardshop is stoked to be a key partner for Channel Islands surfboards across Europe and beyond. The guys here have surfed pretty much every board in the CI quiver at some time or another and we speak to surfers from all over the globe and get their feedback on how the boards perform in all sorts of conditions so we're well placed to talk about all aspects of Channel Islands surfboards.
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Should be working (reviewed 08/11/2016)
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