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  Remember, this stuff is just the opinion of one surfer / shaper. Reality is whatever you perceive it to be.
  Surfboard Fundamentals
  Glossary
 
  What is a surfboard ?
 
  Nature and the Design Process
 
  Evolution of Surfboard Design

  Surfboard Anatomy
  Anatomy of a Surfboard
 
  Surfboard Classes and Descriptions
 
  Rocker
 
  Bottom Contours
 
  Foils / Profiles
 
  Outlines / Templates
 
  Rails

  Shaping
  Theory of Volume
 
  Displacement, Volume and Surfboard Design
 
  The Zen of Computer Shaping

  Surfing
  Generating Speed and Power

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  PDF Version of these design essays (596k)

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