Pukas Sixtyniner

These haven’t been in store long but we’ve already sold three… The Sixtyniner is an interesting new shape from Basque shaper Axel Lorentz. Not a million miles away from Haydenshapes’ Hypto Krypto in the way it combines the front half of a groveler with the back end of a step-up (or something like that). A quiver in one board that catches waves easily and glides effortlessly through flat spots, yet allows controlled, fluid turns in suckier sections. We like! (FCS II compatible with fins included.)
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The Pukas Sixtyniner by Axel Lorentz

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Firewire Pyzalien

Jon Pyzel’s PyzAlien to be added to Firewire range…

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Jon Pyzel shows off the new Firewire Pyzalien

Shaper to John John Florence and many of Hawaii’s other top pros, Jon Pyzel has earned a reputation as one of the world’s best shapers. So much so that surfboard manufacturing trailblazers Firewire have chosen his ‘PyzAlien’ as their next new model for 2014.

Part of Pyzel’s ‘Stubby’ series, the Pyzalien looks, on inspection of the planshape, to be a typical summer flyer, with its wide planshape equating to plenty of speed/glide … But there’s some wizardry going on with the bottom contours that takes the PyzAlien beyond your average groveler.

Low entry rocker gives it loads of glide and paddle power – standard small wave logic. But should a critical pocket arise, there’s plenty of curve through the tail area, allowing deft touches to translate into critical turns. And the PyzAlien has a pronounced concave through the mid-section running into a fair amount of VEE through the tail to promote rail surfing.

The PyzAlien is a small wave all-rounder that paddles and generates speed easily whilst being dextrous enough to handle critical sections with aplomb. Suitable for intermediate to advanced surfers.

Those that’ve tried the prototype Firewire PyzAlien have been raving about it.

We hope to have the PyzAlien in store later this year. We’ll be sure to keep you posted. And in the meantime why not check out our current Firewire range?

Firewire Pyzalien

Did you know that we’re a Firewire Demo Centre? Meaning you can borrow one of a constantly updated quiver for free to help ascertain which model, and indeed whether Firewire, is for you. Call us on (01736) 757025for more info.

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Vissla in the UK

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Vissla… Ring a bell? No? Didn’t think so…  Vissla is a surf clothing company fresh out of the US that represents creative freedom, a forward thinking philosophy and a generation of creators and innovators.

With a free thinking, do-it-yourself attitude towards modern performance surfing and craftmanship, Vissla will undoubtably bring a much welcomed vibrancy to the surf apparel table with their surf-everything and ride-anything mentality.

We are very proud to announce that we will be one of the first in the country to support Vissla from the grass roots up, and will be stocking their clothing as soon as it hits the UK in Spring 2014

A 42 second video summary of Vissla…. right here

If you want to find out a little more about what they’re really about, then check their website.

Be sure to keep your eyes peeled on our Clothing section of our website for the 2014 opening clothing range as soon as it arrives in a month or two…. or better still, sign up for our newsletter at the bottom of the page to receive up to date information as it happens, as well as a weekly surf report. Don’t cry, we won’t pass your details to anyone else and we won’t ram your inbox with useless info.

 

 

 

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