Channel Islands Mini Dual-Core

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Channel Islands Mini Dual-Core

The Channel Islands Mini Dual-core surfboard design is a collaboration with Kalani Robb and MINI (the car brand, yes).

It’s a versatile fish that performs in an unusually wide range of conditions. The MINI offers an ultra-relaxed rocker, wide nose, wide squash tail, thinned rails, and aggressive single-to-double concave with vee out the tail.

The Channel Islands Mini incorporates all the speed and wave catching ability of a traditional fish. Designed to work best in knee to head high surf. This board is best positioned as your go to groveller in your quiver. Ride this Channel Islands board 3″ – 6″ shorter than your height.

“If you’re into the traditional fish design but want a board that will handle a broader range of sizes and conditions, this is a great option.”
Benny from Comparesurfboards.com

Construction
Fusion Dual-Core utilizes the lightest and strongest EPS core on the market to create a lively and buoyant centre, while the PU foam inserts on the rails combined with the pop-flex stingers give you a natural feel and response.

Note:
The video below has Benny talking at length about the shape and anything you need to know if you’re looking into buying the CI Mini. The construction of the board he has in his shaping bay is a different construction though.

Channel Islands Mini Dual-Core

LengthWidthThicknessVolume
5'5"19.8"2.4"29.7L

Fusion Dual Core

Custom Finish, Epoxy Core with a Carbon Flex Tail, at an Affordable Price Point

– Secure cell EPS Core
– 6 + 4 oz deck (Fish & Hybrid)
– 6 + 6 oz deck (Fun & longboards)
– 6 + 4 oz + 4 oz patch bottom
– Carbon Flex Tail
– Bio epoxy resin
– Twin tab finbox x 3 (Fish, Hybrid, Funboard) 2+1 Fin configuration (Longboard)

Durability, value and performance – the go-to board for any recreational surfer.

– Exclusive HDT molding technology delivers highly accurate shape reproduction with dynamic flex characteristics.

– EPS SecureCell core is wrapped in lightweight fiberglass and molded creating a durable shell.

– Eco-friendly bio-resin is a game-changer.

Our high end eco-friendly technology, superior performance boards, made from coconut husks. Amazingly light, yet strong!

–  NSP uses raw coconut husk fibers from naturally sustainable plantations with eco-friendly bio-resin.

–  Visually unique board with an unmatched strength to weight ratio.

–  Light to carry, easy to maneuver and even lighter to paddle.

–  Responsive flex and strength gives confidence to push your limits in the conditions.

Amazingly light, yet strong, high end eco-friendly performance boards featuring natural Flax rails.

In 2019, NSP introduces uni-directional (UD) Flax fiber rails to our already eco-friendly Cocomat series. Flax is a highly durable reinforced fiber made from the flax seed plant and will help to reduce the use of fiberglass, in turn, reducing our overall carbon footprint.

• Natural Flax fiber rail and tail patch
• Visually unique board with an unmatched strength to weight ratio.
• Light to carry, easy to maneuver and even lighter to paddle. Responsive flex and strength gives confidence to
push your limits in the conditions.

A classy handmade board using heritage construction techniques with modern deep gloss color tints.

–  Traditional custom shaped polyurethane (PU) core combined with wood stringer.

–  Proven designs from master shaper Kym Thompson.

–  Highest quality materials finished with a super deep gloss for a custom board finish.

P2 technology focuses on safety first and ease of teaching.

–  The P2 core is NSP’s SecureCell EPS, fully glassed in a durable fiber epoxy shell with eco-friendly bio-resin.

–  Finished with a soft-top deck with protected rails and slick PE bottom.

–  All P2 Soft boards are fitted with high end accessories for safety and ease of use.

–  Rubber bumpers on nose and tail and neoprene handles on selected models for instructor board control.

–  P2 series offers a proven return on investment for surf school/rental operators worldwide.

–  P2 boards come with Bolt Through fins.

Unrivalled strength and high durability.

–  Ultimate choice for rental centers with proven return on investment.

–  Deploys extremely tough military grade fibers and ASA sheet creating a ballistic skin on deck and bottom.

–  EPS SecureCell core and eco-friendly bio-resin.

Injection Tech is a patented precision-engineered torsion control system designed to optimise surfboard performance.

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 Injection Tech utilises the pressures and forces from the surfer and the wave itself, elastic energy. By strategically engineering the position of the reinforcing material on the bottom of the board, we create less resistance to torsional flex, allowing the board to flow through turns with a more drawn out turning arch.

 The continuous length of reinforcing material is injected through the core of the board, from the bottom through to the deck, to increase drive, torque and pop in the tail region, much like the tail fin of a dolphin or tuna, generating speed and power.

The complete rail of an Injection Tech is kept free of any reinforcing elements to ensure a smooth even flex from nose to tail. This load and release flex works in unison with the rail to rail transition of the surfer generating speed and drive, different again to the Carbon Wrap technology

Designed and patented by Haydenshapes founder Hayden Cox, FutureFlex is an affluent mix of modern custom designed materials and modern design innovation for high performance surfing. The construction combines a stringer-less, high-density custom shaped EPS core laminated with biaxial fiberglass, epoxy resin and a parabolic carbon fiber frame.

The carbon fiber frame within the laminate is the key to the performance vitality of the overall product. Designed to maximize speed and drive while minimizing twist, FutureFlex essentially stores and releases energy as the surfer transitions through a turn. Tom Carroll, who was the very first person, after Hayden, to test drive the first ever FutureFlex, describes the tech as “the Ferrari of surfboards” for it’s fast-twitch nature and lively response. The FutureFlex construction creates a fast, dynamic and highly responsive surfboard that’s been design engineered for performance surfing ranging from the intermediate to advanced level.

 

 

Thinned Rails

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