5’8″ Quad Rocketfish

5’8″ Rocketfish with a blue spray job. These boards work really well in the kind of garbage wind-chop we have this week. Low entry rocker and wide outline gets you in early and carries you through the flat sections. But being really short they are quick and easy to turn when a section pops up in front of you.

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Check one out. Usually ride them a few inches shorter than your normal board.

5’8″ x 19 x 2 1/8  with Quad FCS fin setup.

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About neilsonsurfboards

I started shaping surfboards when I was 16 years old and ended up selling that first board to one of my neighbors. My big break came a few years later when I got a job shaping full time for Quiet Flight surfboards. I shaped about four thousand surfboards before burning out and leaving that company. At that point I went back to massage therapy full time and shaping surfboards part time for a few select surfers and close friends. After sailing the Caribbean for a year in 2000 when I came back I went back to shaping my own private label full time and doing massage therapy part time. The progression of names or labels was first “Sugar Cane” in the 70’s inspired by trips to Mexico and traveling in a bus cross country and seeing all the sugar cane growing there. Then “Quiet Flight” in the 80’s and then “Creative Visions” which then became “Neilson” surfboards in the 2000’s. I still make some boards using the Creative Visions name and unique mandala art work created by Courtney Davis. I’m up around the 10,000 mark for surfboards shaped and crazy as it sounds I’m still learning new things and still improving what I’m doing. Still love to surf and try and ride different shapes all the time! View all posts by neilsonsurfboards

One response to “5’8″ Quad Rocketfish

  • Dan - Surfboards Sale

    Nice board. Do they make this style board any larger? Im 6’0 220lbs and in NJ slop. Love the quad fins and no joke shape. Sweet surfboard!

    Great surfboards site!

    Many waves,
    Dan

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