Category Archives: Dyl Longbottom

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Kian’s Little Ripper

Model: Little Ripper

Length: 5 ft 0

Width: 17

Thick: 2

Tail Shape: Round Square

Volume (litres): 17.77

Fins: FCS

Wave Size: 2-4 foot

Wave Type: All wave types

Overall Rating: 9/10

My Feedback:

Team rider Kian Martin has been riding the Little Ripper Model 5’0″ x 16′ 1/4″ x 2″ and he’s been on fire – surfing it in a full range on conditions in places like Brazil, Hawaii and Indo.  Its a great high-performance model for grommie shredders. 

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Epoxy Free Flow

Model: Free Flow Epoxy

Length: 5 ft 8

Width: 18 5/8

Thick: 2 3/16

Tail Shape: Round Square

Volume (litres): 24.5L

Fins: Futures

Wave Size: 1-2 foot

Wave Type: All wave types

Overall Rating: 8/10

My Feedback:

Here is my Epoxy Dylan Free Flow. This board felt lively and responsive in small 1-3ft mushy beach break conditions over the summer, it was nice and lite and always felt springy under foot, it was very responsive through turns on the smaller average summer days, and always felt like ... Continue reading
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X5

Model: X5

Length: 5 ft 9

Width: 18 1/2

Thick: 2 5/16

Tail Shape: Round Square

Volume (litres): 25.5L

Fins: Futures

Wave Size: 4-6 foot

Wave Type: All wave types

Overall Rating: 9/10

My Feedback:

Here is my X5, this is a model that has been a staple in my quiver over the last 2 years. Reliable and dependable in everything from 2ft mushy beach breaks up to 8ft reef breaks, i've ridden this board in everything and it always seems to end up in the boot of my car.Responds well ... Continue reading
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Dylan – Free Flow

Model: Free Flow

Length: 5 ft 8

Width: 18 1/2

Thick: 2 1/4

Tail Shape: Round Square

Volume (litres): 25L

Fins: FCS

Wave Size: 2-4 foot

Wave Type: Beach break

Overall Rating: ★★★★★

My Feedback:

 Ive rode the free flow from Keramas to north east wind swells at Werri beach and the board absolutely shreds. For smaller waves i was Riding the Cosmic Demond by Dly but i found my self getting a little lazy on it. The free Flow surfs like the best high performance board you have ... Continue reading
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Hover Craft

Model: hover craft

Length: 5 ft 10

Width: 19 1/4

Thick: 2 5/16

Tail Shape:

Volume (litres): 27

Fins:

Wave Size: 2-4 foot

Wave Type: Beach break

Overall Rating:

My Feedback:

This board is a real surprise.  Its the second one I've had because it works well in almost all beach break conditions - from 1ft up to 5ft.  Single into double concave, and its got a nice big sqaure tail, so heaps of foam to push on.  Using FCS PG5's, I find the board snappy ... Continue reading
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Step Up

Model: Step Up

Length: 6 ft 5

Width: 19 1/4

Thick: 2 1/2

Tail Shape:

Volume (litres): ?

Fins:

Wave Size: 6-8 foot

Wave Type: Beach break

Overall Rating: Great Board

My Feedback:

This board surprised me. Initially, it did not do much for me. I rode it a couple of times in 4-6 foot plus surf, but it mostly felt stiff and not that responsive. It was hard to paddle, and even riding the wave was hard to manoeuvre unless I got the speed up.  I even thought about ... Continue reading