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Channel Islands Rocket Wide surfboard Spine-Tek 5ft 8 FCS II - White

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Channel Islands Rocket Wide surfboard Spine-Tek 5ft 8 FCS II - White
Channel Islands Rocket Wide surfboard Spine-Tek 5ft 8 FCS II - White Channel Islands Rocket Wide surfboard Spine-Tek 5ft 8 FCS II - White

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£710.00
2 Customer Reviews - Read Them (2)

5 out of 5 stars

This is definitely the board to rekindle your surfing stoke even if the waves are below waist high and not particularly inspiring.

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  • Name The Channel Islands Rocket Wide Spine Tek surfboard 5ft 8
  • Ability Intermediate/Advanced
  • Volume 30.3 litres
  • Conditions Anything from knee to head high waves
  • Construction EPS Epoxy/Spine Tek
  • Dimensions 5ft 8 x 19.5 x 2.5
  • Fin system FCS II Five Fin
  • Fins included No

Product Details

The Channel Islands Rocket Wide surfboard in CI's latest Spine-Tek technology. The latest in a long line of Rocket family boards which have dominated the head-high and under surf conditions for years. Without doubt the most user friendly member of the Rocket family, the Rocket Wide has been squished down into a shorter and wider outline for maximum performance in the least inspiring of conditions.

Compared to the Rocket 9 the Rocket Wide has a wider tail block to glide over mush and is wider under the chest and in the nose for improved paddle power and early wave entry.

The Gudauskas brothers got their heads together with Channel Islands' Mike Andrews to create the Rocket 9 so it was natural to get back in the shaping bay with Mike to work on this small wave "Cadillac". The result is a fantastic little board which excels in mediocre surf and makes a great "daily driver" for guys and girls who regularly surf beachbreak style waves or cruisy style points and mellower walling waves.

This clever little board is way more than a simple groveller, its got heaps more performance and just seems to "take off" and glide as soon as soon as you pop to your feet. This is definitely the board to rekindle your surfing stoke even if the waves are below waist high and not particularly inspiring.

With the five fin setup you can choose between thrusters, quads, twin + trailer and Dane has even ridden it as a straight twin so you can experiment with these different fin options to find your magic combo. Advanced surfers will ride the Rocket Wide 2 to 4" shorter than their height.

Spine-Tek technology is the result of a Channel Islands and Shapers Australia collaboration with the aim to further enhance the flex response of modern surfboards. Spine-Tek features a precision engineered spine/stringer made from a unique blend of fibreglass and resin which replaces the original wooden stringer. This revolutionary tech is based on the principles of elastic energy; the board flexes under pressure and then rapidly returns to its original rocker-line. The speed of this response is what gives your surfboard that 'electric', zingy feel which remains for the life of the board. Watch the video below for a full technology breakdown from Britt Merrick.

Don’t forget, if the stock dims don't work for you, you can order a customised version selecting your exact dims, fin set up and fin system, check out our customizer service at Boardshop right now. All you need to do is punch in the details and pay a £100 deposit with the balance due when we ship your board roughly 6-8 weeks later.

As a premier Channel Islands stockist, we pride ourselves on giving what we think is good solid advice without any of the over-eager sales driven BS often encountered by our customers elsewhere.

We're happy to consider taking your old or unwanted board as a trade in against a surfboard, 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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Overall Customer Rating

2 Customer Reviews - Read Them (2)

5 out of 5 stars

Good Board
Had a couple of surfs on the south coast. One in shoulder/head high messy waves as a truster, and then in just over knee high, clean, with the MR Twin+ trailer. The board (in Spine-Tek) was fast, got into waves well and easy to turn. Will now my go to board for waves in this range as well as being the best looking board I own. Very Happy. Many thanks to Ian and all at Boardshop for Input and great service.
Awesome board
I stepped up with 0.7 L with this board, but it feels like way more volume than before. It is really fast and I love the Spine tek

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Delivery Options for Channel Islands Rocket Wide surfboard Spine-Tek 5ft 8 FCS II - White

Collect At Boardshop UK only if ordered before 5:30PM mon-fri
Free
Next Working Day UK Mainland only
£9.99
Nominated Day UK only if ordered before 2PM mon-fri
£9.99
Two Working Day Delivery UK Highlands & Islands (inc Channel Islands)
£34.99
Saturday Delivery UK only if ordered before 2PM mon-fri
£49.99
Approx 2-5 working days European Delivery
£44.99

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