Retro and Longboard Buyers Guide 2015


The whole retro movement sparked a seismic shift in consciousness and changed performance surfboard design for the better. While the outlines and theories improved your standard shortboard, performance theory applied to traditional craft also pushed designs and took them to another level. So many good boards out there from the trad mals right down through some really hi-per mid-length single fins and 2+1s to a resurgence in eighties based twin fins. Quivers are cool and anything goes! Here are 2015’s best examples from the retro inspired side of the shaping bay.