Channel Islands Average Joe

Channel Islands Average Joe

Best Price on the Channel Islands Average JoeThe Channel Islands Average Joe is a board that is defined by it’s name.  It’s a board for the average Joe surfing average conditions.  For it’s purpose the Channel Islands Average Joe surfs astounding well.

Easy paddling, enough volume to keep your momentum on the fatter sections of the wave and Al Merrick has put a nice little hip on the tail just in front of the fins.  This hip combined with a relatively narrow tail make the Channel Islands Average Joe quite manoeuvrable in small surf.

The width in the center of the board allows you to generate a lot of rail to rail speed which is pretty useful to get across those fatter section and make the next section.

Surfer Skill Level

Surfer Skill Level

Suitable for intermediate through to advanced surfers.
Surfboard Rocker

Rocker

Low Entry Rocker, Low Exit Rocker.
Surfboard Fin Setup

Fin Setup

5 Fin Setup. I prefer it as a quad.
Surfboard Wvae Height Suitability

Wave Height

0 - 3ft
Surfboard Bottom Concaves

Bottom Concaves

Single concave under the front foot through to a double concave in the tail.
Surfboard Rails

Rails

Full rounded rails through the body. Tapering to a harder rail at the tail.

Channel Islands Average Joe Dimensions

Length Width Depth Volume
5’1 20 3/8 2 1/4 26.6L
5’3 20 7/8 2 3/8 29.6L
5’5 21 3/8 2 1/2 33.0L
5’7 21 7/8 2 5/8 36.5L
5’9 22 1/8 2 3/4 39.8L
5’11 22 3/8 2 7/8 43.3L
6’1 22 7/8 3 47.5L
Channel Islands Surfboards

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