SHAPED AND DESIGNED BY JAMES CHEAL.
A board that has been slightly modified over the past year through our Project Black program. Tried, tested and loved by our team, we had to put a name on it and release to the public. But theres a solid background to this surfboard...
The original cad file was named ai8curve.cet, created in 2003 and has been sitting in the archive of James Macbook. The model back then (named a2 curve) was made for many great surfers, but also ridden (and loved) by none other then Andy Irons through out 03 & 04 (which was Andys prime). Since then, machines/software/files quickly became outdated with the growth of new software and CNC machines. New machines and software have allowed James to resurrect some old faithful files, this being one of them. A few tweaks here and there, a modern day outline, concaves etc this is how the new A2 was born.
- The outline is a full smooth curve from nose to tail, no breaks or hips, allowing high performance smooth arch surfing
- The rocker a progressive nose entry (not too flip) with a medium curve centre (front foot area) for speed and a moderate tail kick for performance in the pocket but speed in slow stuff.
- Medium/low rail, with a bit of foam in the centre line distributed out to the rail just so you can paddle and it has carry but bites when you most need it.
An everyday performance shortboard, a must have in your quiver for when there is swell and you just feel like giving it some.