Custom Surfboards Built in Ventura, California since 1992

Custom Built in Ventura since 1992

PAVAROTTI

An Uber Groveller Deluxe with Hyperformance Tendencies. SPringboard to Freedom Model.

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Featuring a Pavarotti in teamlite Proxy epoxy 5'11" x 19 1/2" x 2 1/2" with magenta/maroon airbrush and black rail tape-off
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It’s a new addition to the lineup this year, called the Pavarotti surfboard. This is a high performance uber-groveller, but it’s also is a great all around everyday board that catches waves easy with a fuller nose and lower entry rocker. Ridden roughly the same dimensions as a Monsta surfboard or an inch shorter.

IT MAKES YOU SING IN A WHOLE OTHER OCTAVE.

This one’s headed to Ryan 48/5’11”/162lb for Rhode Island points | 6’0” x 20 1/2” x 2 3/4” 34.7L

pavarotti groveler surfboard with custom black line art

The outline is stout, but not bloated; it’s halfway between a Monsta outline and a #Hideoscillous outline. And it’s called the Pavarotti …well… because it makes you sing … for joy in a range of octaves you never imagined possible.

Todd’s picks for traction, fins, & other board essentials

Powerbroker Thruster fins made in CA, USA

powerbroker xl thruster fins made in USA for big surfers

Quad Rears sold separately (Powerbroker side fins remain in place, remove trailer, put in quad rears – to ride as a quad)

futures fins quad rears large

 

Chippa Octopus Traction

Popular DimensionsVolumeRider Weight
5’2″ x 18 3/4″ x 2 5/16”23LRider weight: 50-125 lb / 22-56 kg
5’5″ x 18 3/8″ x 2 3/16″ 24LRider weight: 50-145 lb / 22-66 kg
5’5″ x 19 3/4″ x 2 3/8”28.4LRider weight: 120-165 lb / 54-74 kg
5’6″ x 19″ x 2 3/8″26LRider weight: 120-165 lb / 54-74 kg
5’6″ x 19 1/4″ x 2 3/8″27LRider weight: 100-175 lb / 45-79 kg
5’6″ x 19 3/8″ x 2 7/16″28LRider weight: 100-175 lb / 45-79 kg
5’6″ x 19 3/4″ x 2 7/16″27.5LRider weight: 100-175 lb / 45-79 kg
5’6″ x 20″ x 2 9/16″32LRider weight: 120-185 lb / 54-84 kg
5’8″ x 19″ x 2 1/4″25LRider weight: 100-155 lb / 45-70 kg
5’8″ x 19 5/8″ x 2 1/2″ 29LRider weight: 120-180 lb / 54-81 kg
5’8″ x 19 5/8″ x 2 5/8”32.5LRider weight: 120-190 lb / 54-86 kg
5’8″ x 19 7/8″ x 2 11/16”33LRider weight: 120-190 lb / 54-86 kg
5’8″ x 20″ x 2 1/2″31LRider weight: 120-185 lb / 54-84 kg
5’8″ x 20″ x 2 5/8″33.3LRider weight: 120-190 lb / 54-86 kg
5’9″ x 19 1/2″ x 2 9/16″32LRider weight: 120-185 lb / 54-84 kg
5’9″ x 19 3/4″ x 2 5/8″31.5LRider weight: 120-185 lb / 54-84 kg
5’9″ x 19 7/8″ x 2 11/16″33.3LRider weight: 120-190 lb / 54-86 kg
5’9″ x 20″ x 2 5/8″ 33LRider weight: 120-190 lb / 54-86 kg
5’9″ x 20 1/2″ x 2 11/16″33.6LRider weight: 120-190 lb / 54-86 kg
5’10” x 20″ x 2 9/16″ 32LRider weight: 120-185 lb / 54-84 kg
6’0″ x 20 1/2″ x 2 3/4″ 34.7LRider weight: 120-195 lb / 54-88 kg
6’0″ x 21″ x 2 3/4″ 36.5LRider weight: 120-205 lb / 54-92 kg
6’1″ x 21 3/8″ x 2 3/4”41LRider weight: 120-215 lb / 54-97 kg
6’1″ x 21 1/2″ x 3″42LRider weight: 160-230 lb / 72-104 kg
6’6″ x 21 1/2″ x 3″ PavarottiChief45.6LRider weight: 160-260 lb / 72-117 kg
Ride the Pavarotti 3-5 inches shorter and 1/2” wider than your standard good waves shortboard

construction options & pricing

Polyester/Polyurethane

$950+
traditional foam & fiberglass - starting at ...

Proxy epoxy/EPS

$1100+
3-5 x the strength & durability of a poly, lighterweight & slightly more buoyant

Proxy Ridiculite Carbon Reinforced

$1200+
the springiest and whippiest of the standard Proxy lineup. Ultra Ultra light with strategic carbon reinforcement on stringer & tail. Great for grovelers.

Proxy w/ High Density Foam Stringer

$1250+
Proxy epoxy with high density foam stringer for a unique flex characteristic
stringerless Proxy epoxy with carbon reinforced rails
(an upgrade of our Proxy epoxy / EPS construction) a stringerless epoxy construction that uses an innegra webbing outer shell for a springier, smoother flex pattern.
any of our Proxy epoxy iterations with the addition of strategically placed carbon/kevlar mesh
a board that has the whippy feel of an epoxy with the rail hold of a poly

shaper’s note:

a board story

An equation introduced / a proof pursued:

So a father and son duo from San Diego presented an idea for a new board to me a few months ago.

Well, I think I may have worked out an algorithm for that sweet steady spot in the wave that lets your pause for a second while the board’s rocker locates the launch pad for that first quick burst of speed at take-off.

Design wise there’s a flat ‘plate’ in the centerline rocker running from the centerpoint up about 7” towards the nose. It places a small planing area right under your chest perfect when paddling into little nuggets. It also creates a drivey little glide spot just ahead of the front foot. Next ask was for the board to have crisp tail release and a pockety pendulum kind of ball bearing swivel to it. So for this I took the original #Monstroscillous rocker, lowered the entry and then added tail rocker through the last 18” of the tail. And lastly it needed the grip and glide of the #jetstreamsurfboard hull but with an engine that would engage even while light-footing it…a common thing to do in smaller and weaker waves. And now what uniqueness for the wave pool? Have you noticed that pool waves have little to no water getting pulled from the flats ahead of the wave. The normal ‘trough’ energy of the wave is nonexistent since water is only being thrust forward by use of a giant scoop or foil or plunger. So there is energy being thrust forward but no energy being pulled into the wave face like an ocean wave. Traditional hulls have to be kept in a tighter zone on the wave face…unless you carve out the bottom of the board so that it can generate speed out of flats where there is no energy being produced by the wave. So…just a few thoughts about what goes into the new #Pavarottisurfboard

Oh yeah the outline is stout, but not bloated; it’s halfway between a Monsta outline and a #Hideoscillous outline. And it’s called the Pavarotti …well… because it makes you sing … for joy in a range of octaves you never imagined possible.

5’6” x 19 3/4” x 2 3/8” 28.5L Riley is 17, 6’1”, 160lbs. surfing for four years.
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