An oldie from France

Discussion in 'Surfing' started by Driftwood, Jun 20, 2020.

  1. Driftwood

    Driftwood Well-Known Member

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    Just wanted to post this before I very reluctantly have to give her back...

    10'1" x 22" x 3" balsa - one of the first handful of boards made over here, in the Basque Country via the Barland/Rott partnership. Progressive downrailed like a Hobie Makaha model, belly to flat bottom, wild modified inverted hotcurl tail, speed fin Barland Rott fin.jpg ... I just love this board.

    Barland Rott deck.jpg
    Barland Rott rocker.jpg
    Barland Rott 10 1.jpg
     
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  2. Surfnfish

    Surfnfish Well-Known Member

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    a quiet cabin in the woods
    some history on it?
     
  3. Driftwood

    Driftwood Well-Known Member

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    Should have the backstory this week. I would love the chance to stabilize this board and take her out for a few waves on the right day!
     
  4. nedsurf

    nedsurf Well-Known Member

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    Keep an open mind if you get a chance to ride her, gentle on the turn, she'll take her own line - what an opportunity to be part of the history! No splinters with balsa, right?
     

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