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Elastic Fantastic! The Specialist is our spin on the progressive step-decks of the late sixties. This bendy water craft features a flat mid-section with a generous amount of curve in the nose and tail. A flatter mid-section allows the Specialist to rule as “Trim-King”, especially, in sloping or mushy conditions. Furthermore, the most prominent feature is an s-deck foil from nose-to-tail. At center, the Specialist is thicker than most Hobie offerings, but the nose and tail are foiled out nicely to create greater sensitivity on the nose and tail. An experienced rider will love the precise contro

  • Specifications (Range)
  • Length: 8'8" - 10'6"
  • Width: 22 7/8" - 24"
  • Thickness:
  • Nose: 18" - 19"
  • Tail:
  • Options
  • Stringer(s): 1/2" Balsa (Colored Glue)
  • Glass: Deck: 6+6 oz / Bottom: 6 oz
  • Fins: Single
  • Color: Clear, Tint, or Candy Coat Panels
  • Performance
  • Surfing Type: 1
  • Wave Height:
  • Wave Type: Beach, Reef, and Point Break

Available Specialist Boards

  Serial# Description  
Specialist 320595 320595 Tint: T&B Volan + Olive Green Tint w/ Volan Deck & Tail Patches + Black Deck Pinline / Shaper: Adam Davenport View Board  
Specialist 320596 320596 Tint: T&B Volan "ISO Treatment" w/ Volan Deck & Tail Patches + Black Deck & Bottom Pinlines / Shaper: Adam Davenport View Board  
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