Channel Islands Twin Pin Surfboard
This sexy, versatile twin-finned pintail is a collaboration between Britt Merrick and one of the world’s most stylish surfers, Mikey February. The two wanted to create a board that had all the fun twin feels but enough hold and projection to free you from ever wishing for a third fin or trailer. Designed as an all-rounder, it helps you rip in anything from lame little waves to double overhead rifling walls.
From the nose and toward the back, the bottom is flat, then to a slight roll, and vee in the back half, which creates a buttery board that is both responsive and solid. The rails are low, so most people ride the Twin Pin at least 1/8” thicker than their shortboard. It works best with the special twin fin template Britt designed just for this board that is between a keel and upright and provides the right balance of drive, hold, and maneuverability.
The Twin Pin can be ridden with various dimensional approaches according to what you want to do, ride, and feel. Mikey February surfs a 6’0” shortboard and likes his Twin Pins at 5’9” and 5’11” to suit any conditions around the world. Tanner Gudauskas likes his the same length as his normal shortboard for Trestles, and Britt likes to ride his Twin Pins at Rincon a couple of inches longer than his regular shortboards.
The Twin Pin comes in clear or with a resin tinted deck, black lams, and clear bottom. Final colors may vary.
About this board:
Fin Boxes: FCS2/Futures x 3 (Choose option above – Fins not included)
Tail shape: Round Tail
5’5 x 18 1/2 x 2 3/8 – 25.8L
5’7 x 18 7/8 x 2 7/16 – 27.9L
5’9 x 19 1/8 x 2 9/16 – 30.6L
5’11 x 19 1/2 x 2 5/8 – 32.9L
6’1 x 19 7/8 x 2 11/16 – 35.3L
6’3 x 20 3/8 x 2 3/4 – 38.1L
6’5 x 20 3/4 x 2 7/8 – 41.7L
6’7 x 21 x 3 – 45.2L
6’9 x 21 1/4 x 3 1/16 – 47.8L
About Channel Islands (Al Merrick):
Since 1969, Channel Islands Surfboards has been dedicated to performance and quality through hard work, innovation, and originality. Over the last 43 years, Channel Islands has grown from a local grass-roots operation to a cutting edge organization, catering to the best surfers in the world.
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