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The most common boards used for shredding and contest-style surfing. It sacrifices paddling ease for the sake of speed, power and control.

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MODERN LOVE CHILD - PU

Regular price $795.00

The Modern Surfboards Love Child Psychedelic comes with loads of surface area up front, and a more tapered outline in the tail, the Modern Love Child is a versatile cruiser that is sure to double your wave count. This surfboard paddles exceptionally well, has plenty of turning ability off the tail, and will adapt as the conditions, and your approach changes.

The long board outline up front creates a huge stable zone under the front foot and chest, which is great for catching waves early and riding forward towards the nose. The tapered area pin tail keeps the board maneuverable and adds control in bigger, steeper waves. The low rocker is designed to glide effortlessly into waves and maintain down-the-line speed and acceleration, With a subtle lift in the tail rocker promotes smooth gliding turns on the face.Pronounced vee-double concave starts under the front foot and runs all the way out the back maintaining ample maneuverability on an otherwise wide, higher volume board.

FIN: Three different fin configurations offer 3 types of performance.

7'0'' 22'' 3 1/8'' 52.6 ltr 7'5" Rake

This gloss finish not only looks striking but also guarantees that each board has its own unique appearance. Just like this one!

Length Width Thickness Volume
5'8" 18 3/8" 2 1/16" 23.5L
5'9" 18 1/2" 2 1/8" 24.9L
5'10" 18 3/4" 2 3/16" 26.4L
5'11" 19" 2 1/4" 27.8L
6'0" 19 1/8" 2 5/16" 29.2L
6'1" 19 1/4" 2 3/8" 30.6L
6'2" 19 1/2" 2 7/16" 32.2L
6'3" 19 3/4" 2 1/2" 33.8L
6'4" 20" 2 9/16" 35.6L
Essential Surf & Skate is just that – all about surf & skate sports! We are situated in Helensburgh & Sutherland, NSW, Australia. Essential Surf & Skate was established in 1999. Essential Surf & Skate started out with two partners who had a vision but more importantly the desire to work in a way that supported their addiction – surfing. From that true love of the ocean and beach life and the feeling of freedom of being in nature,Essential Surf & Skate has grown to become the one of the best surf & skate stores on the south coast. Essential Surf & Skate carries all major brands and many alternate labels and is constantly searching the globe for the best of the best. Some of our key staff have been with us for 15 years plus. We have a dedication to employing a team who, like you, love the surf. This ensures you are getting the best first-hand advice available. At Essential Surf & Skate we love to see first-timers catch the buzz for the surf. If we can help you with the best gear or just some advice or directions, then we are happy. Hope to see you in-store or in the water soon!