THE BASICS OF SURFBOARD DESIGN

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The Basics Of Surfboard Design

Author : Bob Smith
ISBN : 9780979977114
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 89.11 MB
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Learn the secret of the surfboard shape. Its much more sophisticated than most realize, but this book reveals all the basics in an illustrated, easy to understand text.
Category: Sports & Recreation

The Surfboard Book

Author : Sean McCagh
ISBN : 9780992267421
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 26.56 MB
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How Design Drives Performance Have you ever wondered how changing design will effect the performance of a surfboard, wanted to really understand what your shaper, surf shop or mates are talking about when they discuss bottom curve or rocker, or more importantly why a particular surfboard goes really well or struggles to perform in some situations? The Surfboard Book includes advice stories and design details from some of the most experienced and credible subject experts in the history of the surfboard in Simon Anderson, Dick Brewer, Steve Lis and Bob McTavish: each are known not only as surfboard shapers and designers but as innovators with a combined design experience approaching 200 years. The Surfboard Book explains: elements of surfboard shape and their effects on performance construction types: from traditional to modern sandwich construction important material properties including environmental issues basic types or classes of surfboard and how they perform how to go about choosing or specifying your next surfboard
Category: Sports & Recreation

Surfboard Shaping And Glassing

Author : Steven Daniel Miller
ISBN : 9781847285348
Genre : Surfboards
File Size : 42.63 MB
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"Surfboard Shaping and Glassing" is the fast and easy way to master the art of designing and building modern, high-performance surfboards. This definitive guide provides detailed and clear instructions along with scores of pictures, charts, and illustrations at every step of the building process. All that is needed to begin creating surfboards are a good attitude and some readily available tools and materials.Drawing on decades of design evolution based on the work of scores of master shapers, the book guides the shaper in choosing the correct shape and measurements needed to tailor the surfboard to a given wave type and surfer. The shaping process is then detailed. Time honored techniques usually handed down from master to apprentice are exposed in detail. It also details the steps needed to permanently seal a shaped surfboard using fiberglass and resin. After fins are added, the result is a complete, high-performance surfboard comparable in quality to even the most expensive brands.
Category: Surfboards

Keel Nation

Author : Derek Dodds
ISBN : 1484907795
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 45.52 MB
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Keel Nation Did you know the Mini Simmons is becoming one of the most popular new surfboard shapes in surfing? It is bro. Who came up with the Mini Simmons? Joe Bauguess? Bob Simmons? We give it to you straight. Keel Nation is a shapers guide to the Mini Simmons surfboard. In this one-of-a-kind book you'll find lots of shaping advice, how to instructions and some great insight into how to shape your own Mini Simmons surfboard. Mini Simmons History Design & Shaping Tips Blanks, Hull Design and Rail Advice Make Your Own Keel Fins with Actual Keel Recipe Mini Twinzer Option Tail Shaping Advice & Best Practices Which Resin? EPS, PU, BIO Links To Mini Shapers Actual Keel Cut-out Template Links to AKU Shaping Downloads And much more included in this great read with photos, diagrams, links and shaping instructions. Dude, get the guide today!
Category: Sports & Recreation

How To Surf

Author : Miles Masterson
ISBN : 9780143526964
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 54.31 MB
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How To Surf is the comprehensive guide to learning how to surf in South Africa. With all you need to know about the surfing lifestyle in SA, this book gives you the knowledge and skills needed to achieve the ultimate freedom of riding the ocean's waves. From understanding the weather and how waves are created, to how they break and where, and what conditions are best for beginners, through to beach safety and equipment, all the important aspects of surfing are covered. There are detailed step-by-step illustrations and easy-to-follow instructions to the most basic manoeuvres, such as standing up and carving, through to complex ones such as vertical re-entries, tube riding, floaters and aerials. Chapters on surfing history, types of surfboards, surf-travel and the environment help make this the only book you need to start on your exciting surfing adventure.
Category: Sports & Recreation

Dream Design Surf

Author : Marcelo Bravo
ISBN : 9781908746481
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 74.73 MB
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DREAM DESIGN SURF - How to design new ventures for rapid growth, lower risk and global impact. Starting new ventures is risky, there is uncertainty, all kinds of things do not go according to plan. Many new businesses fail. This book is a must read for all those who are starting new businesses in science or technology. Introducing a practical "design" approach to creating new ventures, this book shows you how to move rapidly and with lower risk from idea to high impact global business.
Category: Business & Economics

Surf Is Where You Find It

Author : Gerry Lopez
ISBN : 9781938340048
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 29.7 MB
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Written by one of the most revered surfers of his generation, Gerry Lopez's Surf Is Where You Find It is a collection of stories about a lifetime of surfing. But more than that, it is a collection of stories about the lessons learned from surfing. It presents 38 stories about those who have been influential in the sport — surfing anytime, anywhere, and in any way. Lopez, an innovator in stand-up-paddle (one of the fastest growing water sports in the world), now shares his stories about pioneering that sport. Conveyed in Gerry's unique voice, augmented with photos from his personal collection, this book is a classic for surf enthusiasts everywhere.
Category: Sports & Recreation

The Encyclopedia Of Surfing

Author : Matt Warshaw
ISBN : 0156032511
Genre : Reference
File Size : 87.48 MB
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A pop culture reference of surfing in America today contains 1,500 alphabetical entries and three hundred illustrations to review the activity's most significant contributors, events, equipment, culture, and history. Reprint.
Category: Reference

365 Surfboards

Author : Ben Marcus
ISBN : 9780760345290
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 49.54 MB
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"A history of surfboards offering images and descriptions of the most important, innovative, or interesting surboards from throughout the world"--
Category: Sports & Recreation