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Proctor Surfboards Worldwide Custom

Handmade in Ventura, CA ~ est. 1992

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AFTER BEING OUT OF THE WATER FOR 2 AND A HALF YEARS THAT BOARD MADE ME CATCH UP WITH MY SURFING

HEY,

HOPE YOU GUYS ARE DOING GREAT. JUST WANT TO LET YOU KNOW HOW GOOD YOUR BOARDS WORKED FOR ME .

GOT BACK FROM COSTA RICA TWO WEEKS AGO, TOOK THE 6’4″ AND THE 7’0″ WITH ME. RODE THE 6’4″ ALL OVER THE PLACE FROM WAIST TO HEAD HIGH AND I WAS SO CONFIDENT ON IT. AFTER BEING OUT OF THE WATER FOR 2 AND A HALF YEARS THAT BOARD MADE ME CATCH UP WITH MY SURFING. BEST BOARD I EVER OWNED. RODE THE 7’0″ IN HEAD HIGH WAVES IN PLAYA HERMOSA. IT WAS SO EASY TO PADDLE ON BIGGER WAVES AND AFTER DROPING IN IT’S JUST SO FAST.

WHEN I GOT BACK TO FLORIDA I HEARD WE HAD A STORM BRINGING SOME SWELL . BEING MY FIRST SWELL IN FLORIDA I STARTED ASKING ALL THE LOCAL KIDS HOW BIG IT WAS GOING TO GET AND THEY WERE ALL SAYING DOUBLE OVER HEAD WHICH WAS !@#$%^&*. SO I DECIDED TO BUY A BOARD ON ONE OF THE LOCAL SHOPS. BOUGHT A 6’6″ SHARP EYE BIG GUY BOARD, WHAT THE HELL WAS I THINKING? I DON’T KNOW IF IT WAS THE BOARD OR ME( HOPEFULLY IS WAS THE BOARD, HAHAHA) BUT DEFINITELY I DID NOT HAVE FUN IN THE WATER. THE BOARD HAD NO STABILITY AT ALL WHEN I WAS BEGINING TO STAND UP.DEFINITELY GETTING RID OF IT.

DECIDED TO GO BACK WITH MY 6’4″ PROCTOR AND I SURFED SO GOOD I EVEN GOT BARRELED IN MAYPORT POLES, WHICH I THINK IS THE BEST WAVE I RIDDEN IN FLORIDA.

WELL, I’M GOING OUT TO SEA FOR SEVEN MONTHS IN TWO WEEKS SO I’M PLANNING ON LOOSING A LOT OF WEIGHT SO I CAN ORDER A BRAND NEW THREE BOARD QUIVER FROM YOU GUYS AND TAKE THEM BACK HOME TO PUERTO RICO WHEN I’M DONE IN THE NAVY. THANKS FOR SHAPING ME THESE TWO AWESOME BOARDS. I’LL BE CALLING YOU GUYS FROM SOMEWHERE OVERSEAS TO PLACE MY ORDER AND HAVE MY NEW BOARDS BY THE TIME I GET BACK TO THE STATES.

TAKE CARE AND WISH YOU GUYS THE BEST.

JOSE BAEZ, 26, Jacksonville Beach, FL
7’0″ x 19 3/4″ x 2 3/4″ Ante Up
6’4″ x 19 3/4″ x 2 3/4″ Big Chief

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