An all around, high performance shortboard designed for down the line speed and easy rail-to-rail transitions, the Black & White is based on a favorite hand shape Britt Merrick made Dane Reynolds for Santa Barbara area point breaks. Dane related its feel to a good MBM.
The Black & White has a fairly low entry rocker, a staged flat-ish section between the feet, and an accelerated kick out the tail.
A single concave runs the length of the board, is deepest near the front fins and shallows into a hint of vee exiting the tail block.
A flat deck design, the Black & White offers improved flex characteristics, a solid under-your-feet feel, and full rails. The board should be ridden about your same height to 2″ longer than you are tall.
Because of the flat deck ride the board 1/8” thinner than your normal shortboard to keep the same general volume.
The Black & White is suitable for most surfers in most types of surf where a shortboard is appropriate.
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ABOUT CHANNEL ISLANDS SURFBOARDS
Channel Islands Surfboards was created by Al and Terry Merrick in 1969. From his birth, Britt spent his days in the factory by the beach in Santa Barbara, from toddling around blanks to sweeping out shaping rooms. Eventually he started shaping alongside his father Al in 1990.
He is now the lead shaper and designer for CI and carries on the family tradition of developing high performance board designs collaborating with the world’s greatest surfers. From Tom Curren, to Dane Reynolds, Channel Islands continues to evolve with the highest standard of surfing.
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5’9 18 1/2 2 1/8
5’10 18 3/4 2 3/16
5’11 19 2 1/4
6’0 19 1/8 2 5/16
6’1 19 1/4 2 3/8
6’2 19 1/2 2 7/16
6’3 19 3/4 2 1/2
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