DO-IT-ALL SHAPE FOR ONE BOARD QUIVER
Core sizes from the most maneuverable 9’8” up to the 11’2” for easy glide and early takeoffs in waves. Narrow width for fast crusing reactive turning and straighter tracking.
The fuller nose makes it easier to paddle onto waves and improves stability for nose riding.
– Prevents the nose diving into waves and pitching.
– Provides lift when paddling in chop and back out over white water.
FLAT ROCKER IN THE CENTER
provides efficient glide and speed on flat water.
THINNED OUT RAIL
– The thinner rails make it easier to grip on the wave face and allow for more drawn out turns.
– Provides more response when turning as it less foot pressure to engage the rail.
MODERATE TAIL KICK
allows for tighter turning when standing back on the tail, helping to turn with ease.
MONO TO DOUBLE CONCAVE
provides speed to catch the wave and then has sensitive rail-to-rail turning from the mid point.
– Available in one best construction, Starlite.
– Scratch proof Parabolic Carbon Innegra rail.
– A combination of different fiberglass densities wrap the entire hull for strength and durability.
– Australian pine on standing area for extra impact resistant and rigidity.
11’2” x 30”
Length: 11’2” / 340 cm
Width: 30” / 76 cm
This is the ultimate board for an introduction surfing and flat-water cruising. Combines glide and maneuverability for longboard style performance in the surf.
10’5” x 31”
Length: 10’5” / 318 cm
Width: 31” / 79 cm
It has a stable shape with good glide and impressive wave riding performance. Low entry nose rocker allows for early entry into waves. The Blend Drive has a heavy tail rocker and V for improved maneuverability out of turns. The full nose allows for nose riding with a wide tail for a greater stability when stepping back on the tail.
9’8” x 30”
Length: 9’8” / 295 cm
Width: 30” / 76 cm
This board is the ultimate all-rounder for lightweight riders, a favorite in the saves! Shorter length maintains glide with easier maneuverability while making it lighter to carry and easier to store.
|Model||11'2'' x 30'' BLEND||10'5'' x 31'' BLEND DRIVE||9'8'' x 30'' BLEND ELEMENT|
|Length (cm)||340.4 cm||317.5 cm||294.6 cm|
|Width (cm)||76.2 cm||78.7 cm||76.2 cm|
|Thickness (cm)||11.2 cm||10.7 cm||10.4 cm|
|Tail Width (Imperial)||15.9''||17.2''||17.5"|
|Tail Width (cm)||40.2 cm||43.7 cm||44.5 cm|
|Volume||178 L||173 L||146 L|
|Rider Weight||60-95 kg||55-95 kg||45-90 kg|
|Fin Set Up||Thruster||Thruster||Thruster|
|Fins||Center: 220 / Side: 4.5''||Center: 220 / Side: 4.5''||Center: 185 / Side: 4.5''|
|Weight Starlite||10.9 kg (Est)||10.5 kg (Est)||9.8 kg (Est)|
|Bottom Shape||Mono to double concave; V from mid-point through to tail||Mono-concave through to V to heavy V tail||Mono to double concave; V from mid-point through to tail|
BLEND ELEMENT REVIEW
“Longboard, short board, flat water or all round fun the blend does it all. The shape and length lend greatly to getting a good deal of use for the beginner to intermediate user. It has good balance and not being too wide allows for easier initiation of turns, you can easily move forward to trim the board or get right back and throw a nice turn. The double concaves and pinned tail make the Element very responsive for the more advanced rider and you can even get to the front and dangle the toes.” – Marco Gribi