Ok be honest do you REALLY know how bottom contours effect your surfing and which is best for you and more specifically the type of waves we get in Channel Islands waters? Like anything that glides across water, be it a boat, ski or surfboard, the surfboard bottom is what is in contact with the wave at all times while surfing. Improving the way water flows along the bottom of a surfboard can have a drastic affect on the performance of a surfboard and thus your surfing. Don’t get me wrong it’s confusing stuff, so here’s a bit of a whirlwind tour to help clarify it all:
Ok there’s a lot more variation than that, but hopefully this rough outline might clarify a few of the differences for you next time you’re looking for a new stick.