• Small wave rippers – Taco Simmons

    The Taco Simmons are extremely popular small wave rippers and are for any surfer that wants to get out there, increase their wave count and have fun. The Taco Simmons is easy to paddle, has a stable take off and excels in ankle high to head high surf. Perfect for surfing

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    My New Fireball

    Today I got my “Fireball” back from The Glass Lab, which I handshaped earlier in the year in The Shaper Shack at The Sydney Surf Pro. The dimensions are 6'1 x 19 1/2 x 2 1/2 coming in at an estimated 30.5L. I am so happy with how the board

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    Winter Days on the Gold Coast

    These Gold Coast winter mornings are so epic. The sun breaking through with some warmth at a secluded peak on the Goldy.   Shaun Gossmann is absolutely ripping on his 5'10 PU Silent Savage models.  He has the Silent Savage in PU and EPS Karboload Tech in a number of variations, which

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    Popular Board Sprays

    Art is a major ingredient that gives Joistik boards individual style, creativity and flare. Talented, creative surfboard spray artists are very difficult to find as spraying surfboards is not as easy as it may look. Laying up, applying colour and creating original art requires time, attention to detail and a

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    The CabSav Review by The Surfboard Guide

    After riding the V2SV and CabSav2 Craig from The Surfboard Guide has taken the original CabSav for a spin in a variety of conditions. He loved this wave catching machine, calling this board "probably the best groveller in the world" Watch the video below to see the CabSav in action.

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    Vissla Sydney Surf Pro

    For the second year in a row Vissla built a pop-up shaping bay on the promenade above North Steyne Beach at Manly during the Vissla Sydney Surf Pro. The idea behind the buildout being that while competitors pop off air reverses in the soft beachbreaks, shapers could work away in

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    Life of a Wombat – The Vertrix2

    Team rider Dai Wako rides the Vertrix2 to great effect in the JPSA competition and whilst free surfing in Simeulue. The Vertrix2 is an update to our popular Vertrix performance model, which works well with intermediate to pro surfers in hollow conditions. The Vertrix2 is very responsive, great for in

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    The FlyJoi

    The FlyJoi is a performance small wave performance board we have been testing intensively with the team. Initial designs had some pretty wild tail aesthetics to play with. Many customers order the FlyJoi with a slit swallow or moon tail but we came up with something a little tamer for

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    Korbin rides the Silent Savage

    Every year the crew at Surfing Life magazine do a round up of some of the best boards in the country and put them through their paces. This year we shaped one of our high performance shortboards, the Silent Savage, for their test rider Korbin Hutchings to take for a

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    The S2 Split Tail Fish

    Ryu rides the super fun S2 split tail fish during a recent pump in swell around home. His S2 comes with a beak nose, flatter deck and full, pinched rails. This timeless outline results in addictive fun, speed and glide. In good down the line glassy waves the S2 keel

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