In the 1960's Ben invented "power surfing" and in the 1970's he created. The innovative "Swallow Tail" and "Stinger" board designs ridden. By the amazing surfers, Larry Bertlemann, and Mark Richards among others. With this board, one can witness the continuation of Ben's innovations into the 1980's.. This board appears to leverage the design work that Ben and Brad Gerlach.
Devised to improve edge control. Their collaboration on that design may very well have. Contributed to Gerlach's 1986 ranking as the #1 surfer in the world.
A beautiful showpiece of the master's work that will brighten any collection! This board is medium light, has a mahogany stringer, and bears a polished finish.Rail design goes to a sharp edge at the bottom from the fins back to the tail. Appears to have had the tip of its nose professionally repaired, and has a number of what appear to be. Small area of un-repaired damage to edge of tail. We have owned this board for 27 years, and have displayed it indoors away from direct light. A truly legendary surfer and innovative shaper, in 2018 Ben Aipa was. Inducted into the Huntington Beach, CA. (At your request we will drop this board off at the Costa Mesa "UPS Store").
You will need to make arrangements with them and confirm with us prior to our drop off. (we'll provide their contact info). Please note that we photograph our items for clarity and to showcase the beauty of the item. An items colors may differ depending upon many factors, including limitations of.Certain types of household lighting may also dramatically alter appearances of colors. We cannot account for these variables, and do not take responsibility for them. We do not intentionally oversaturate or tweak colors, and strive to provide clear and neutral depictions of our items. We strive to provide an enjoyable shopping experience to our valued customers.
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And quality goods, for our valued customers. New customers, you may want to check our feedback to confirm. Your satisfaction is our top priority. Be sure to see our store for other interesting Items. The item "BEN AIPA HAWAIIAN Signed T&C Custom SURFBOARD 6' 6 GERR BEVEL Thruster 1987" is in sale since Thursday, September 12, 2019.
This item is in the category "Sporting Goods\Water Sports\Surfing\Vintage". The seller is "modern-artifact" and is located in Costa Mesa, California. This item can't be shipped, the buyer must pick up the item.