Circa 71 Twin

A design that needs no introduction, the Fish is a simple yet versatile surfboard. Its parallel outline and twin keels deliver enjoyment in even the sloppiest of wave conditions. First and foremost, credit must be given to San Diego’s surfing hierarchy for this innovative concept. Originally designed by La Jolla kneeboarder, Steve Lis, and surfed in the Sunset Cliffs area. The Fish grew in popularity with the surfing of Hawaiian, David Nuuhiwa, one of the sport’s most stylish goofy foots. With this outline and its wide base keeled fins, the fish is lightning fast. A limited amount of drag allows the rider to push around sections and carve arching turns. Its rocker is flatter than most contemporary boards, thus allowing for greater wave catching ability and control in smaller surf. The Hobie Circa 71 is the perfect stepping stone into the world of alternative style.

Circa 71 Twin
  • Specifications (Range)
  • Length: 5'4"- 6'6"
  • Width: 20 7/8"
  • Thickness: 2 1/2"
  • Nose: 17"
  • Tail: 2 1/2"
  • Options
  • Stringer(s): single
  • Glass: 6oz. & 4oz.
  • Fins: glass on keel fins
  • Color: clear, air spray or resin
  • Performance
  • Surfing Type: 0
  • Wave Height: Waist to Head High
  • Wave Type: Point Break, Reef Break (mellow or steep), Beach Break

Available Circa 71 Twin Boards

  Serial# Description  
Circa 71 Twin 318061 318061 Tint: T&B clear plus volan patches and smoke glass-on keels / Shaper: Michael Arenal View Board  
Circa 71 Twin 318063 318063 Tint: T&B clear with black wishbone airbrush volan patches and smoke glass-on keel fins / Shaper: Michael Arenal View Board  
Circa 71 Twin 318224 318224 Tint: B&R ice blue plus navy deck pin line / Shaper: Gary Larson View Board  
Circa 71 Twin 318286 318286 Tint: T&B battleship blue resin tint with smoke glass-on keels / Shaper: Michael Arenal View Board  
Circa 71 Twin 318319 318319 Tint: T&B clear with red wishbone airbrush bleed and clear glass-on keel fins / Shaper: Gary Larson View Board  
Circa 71 Twin 318312 318312 Tint: D&R moss green tint w/ glass-on Hobie keels / Shaper: Gary Larson View Board