Kelly Slater Channel Bottom Wizard Sleeve From Channel Islands
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Surf Ride board buyer John Ennis worked closely with Channel Islands Surfboards to order the ‘Wizard Sleeve’, by Kelly Slater.
We have 2 custom ordered channel bottom Wizard Sleeves in stock, and a small run coming to shops soon. Get’em while you can.
Imagine riding a wave without a surfboard under your feet, exploring parts of the wave that the length of a normal surfboard usually prohibits… For this, Kelly created the wizard sleeve, possibly the closest thing to surfing without a board. If you are ready for the volume of your standard short board hidden in a board that is 6-8 inches shorter, then maybe you are ready for this board. The vee bottom on the Wizard Sleeve allows for smooth rail to rail transitions while the wider nose area in the entry of the board definitely helps increase planing speed over flat sections .As well its narrow tail defines it from a fishy board and gives it more control.
This board is offered in the following sizes: 5’4, 5’6 5’8 and 5’10, and comes standard with a bump round pin tail, which not only smoothes out your style but suits quick direction changes perfectly.
This board is standard with 5 sets of FCS plugs which provides versatility and can be ridden as either a tri or quad-fin. Included in the price are Kelly’s signature performance core fins, an $85 value.
“Keep an open mind and give it a try.” – Kelly Slater
Chest-high to overhead. Intermediate to expert surfers.