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Slater Designs Banana surfboard 6ft 0 FCS II - White

Slater Designs
Slater Designs Banana surfboard 6ft 0 FCS II - White
Slater Designs Banana surfboard 6ft 0 FCS II - White Slater Designs Banana surfboard 6ft 0 FCS II - White

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5 out of 5 stars

Without question the most progressive board in the Slater Designs line-up, the Banana is Kelly's first choice for steep and hollow conditions.

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  • Name The Slater Designs Banana surfboard 6ft 0
  • Ability Intermediate/Advanced
  • Volume 28.5 litres
  • Conditions Steep waves with a pocket and barrels
  • Construction FST Technology/EPS Core/Composite top and bottom sheets
  • Dimensions 6ft 0 x 19 x 2.375
  • Fin System FCS II Five Fin
  • Fins Included No

Product Details

Brand-new for Spring 2016 the Slater Designs Banana surfboard.

First seen with Kelly on board at the Pipe Masters, the Banana is Kelly's go-to board for barreling waves and waves with a proper pocket.

Kelly rides the Banana at 5ft10 x 18.375 x 2.25 with 25.8 litres volume. Of the three boards in this first release, the Banana is the most progressive, with, as the name would indicate a pretty severe rocker suited to steep and hollow conditions. Kelly told Surfer Magazine; "this board is inspired by Shane Herring’s surfing, and the designs he and Greg Webber were doing in the early ‘90s. Those guys were doing some of the best carving and pocket turns ever done and it never really saw its potential. This is a modern version of a 25-year-old design that somehow got lost in time. I feel like I did some of my best surfing ever on a version of it that had more foam than I thought I could handle. Its constant curve rocker is super smooth and effortless in transitions and can handle more critical places on the wave".

Kelly has surfed the Banana in Tahiti and Fiji and hollow beach-breaks, but has also been surprised by the way it handled less than perfect beach breaks.

This is NOT the board for your summer holidays in Cornwall, but just might be the right choice if you're planning on taking on some more critical waves during the winter or on your travels to Indo etc.

The Slater Designs Banana will be delivered in Firewire's tried and tested, and most durable FST (Future Shapes Technology). FST replaces the traditional wooden stringer with Parabolic Balsa Rails to control flex while the huge hike in durability comes from the high-density aerospace composite vacuumed to both the deck and hull providing impact strength, and resulting in a surfboard much stronger than a regular PU board.

We're totally stoked to be a main stockist of Slater Designs Surfboards. We'll happily consider taking your old or unwanted board as a trade-in against a new Slater Designs stick, If you have any questions about this or anything else surfing related we'd be delighted to hear from you. 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)

5 out of 5 stars

Excelente service and timing
This is the second board i bought from this guys and no problem. I am always concerned for overseas shipment but the packaging is just perfect. They keep me informed about situation of shipment and arrival time.
I surely will keep on buying from this nice people which answer to messages and you can keep direct contact for any doubt you may have.
Thanks Ian

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