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Topic: What size board??
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Topic: What size board??
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newbie

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What size board??

I will be moving to Brisbane in Feb.

Can anyone help with what size board I should look at getting and how much too spend.  I weigh 75kgs and am 173cm tall (6'4" I think)

Only want something second hand that I can learn to surf on.

I will be a uni student in the city but have a car so should be able to go exploring and find some nice small beach breaks to learn on.



By:

bazz

RE: What size board??

173 or 6'4" is going to make a big difference to what board you buy. Most people are going to sell you something you don't need generally it will be to small and way overpriced. Suggestion you ask well get a Hybrid it will float ya alot better and there still relatively easy to turn basically ya need stability and a hybrid will give ya it. I think173 is about 5'8" in the old scale so aboard around the 6'8-6'10" will be fine.Ya should get something decent for around $400.

By:

newbie

RE: What size board??

Cheers thanks, I was looking at getting a mini mal thats 6'10" for around $400 - $450.

This should be alright for small waves to learn on??



By:

Georgette

RE: What size board??

You should look for a nugget about 6'8" - 7ft, they have a rounded tail so that you can catch waves easier but you can still manouver the board. So there's room to improve and you wont get too bored on it. That's what i started out on...

By:

hi

RE: What size board??

yeah id recommend a 13'5' just enought to cover u for the waves up there mate, rip the pit.

By:

Killer instinct

RE: What size board??

Krickey, where has all the blokes gone? Oh yeah, DOWN UNDA

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