Thagomizer

The Thagomizer, so termed by the great Far Side creator, Garry Larson. This model checks every box an eye-catching noserider should have. Prominent parallel rails running equidistant from your choice of stringer configurations. The rails featured are 50/50, round and forgiving, like a tennis ball; at the tail they are up-turned in an arc-tail shape, for that all important lift. Terry Martin's influence on surfboard design is unrivaled anywhere, especially here at Hobie. We used T. Martin rocker in a green weight U.S. Blank, relaxed the nose, and accentuated the tail rocker in the last 30 inches; more lift doubles hang time. Up front, under the nose, reveals an expanded, canyon-esque concave, almost rail-to-rail, extending a third of the way down the bottom. The idea behind Larson's Thagomizer is speed and hang-time. None of this is theory. The design has been tested and proven by our team. You want to nose ride and have your sandwich too, get on a Thagomizer.

Thagomizer
  • Specifications (Range)
  • Length: 9'0" - 10'6"
  • Width: 22 7/8" - 24"
  • Thickness:
  • Nose: 18" - 19"
  • Tail:
  • Options
  • Stringer(s): 1/8" Redwood + 2-1/8" Bass 1" out
  • Glass: Deck: 6+6 oz / Bottom: 6 oz
  • Fins: Single
  • Color: Clear, Tint, or Candy Coat Panels
  • Performance
  • Surfing Type: 0
  • Wave Height:
  • Wave Type: Reef or Point Break

Available Thagomizer Boards

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