Core - 2.4lb PE- Polyethylene Stringer - 2 x EXT Stringer Rails - 50/50 Double Rails Channels - Graduated Channels Slick - HD Deck - Wavecushion Air 8lb PE Tail - Bat Tail Additional Features - CNC Shaped, XFL Armour and Nose Bulbs. Manufacturing Country - Indonesia
Understanding this bodyboard's technology
Lightweight fusion foam compressed at 1.9lb offering instant recoil, enhanced stiffness and compression strength. This foam is 100% waterproof and ideal in mild to warm temperatures.
Pultruded plastic and carbon composite rod offering rigidity and durability.
This rail setup offers the best of both worlds. A good amount of upper rail in the water allows increased drive, whilst a good amount of lower rail promotes control.
Graduated channels are a slow rise channel which redirect waterflow to create lift and allow the rider a better grip on the wave.
HDPE is a high density plastic. This plastic is hard wearing and very stiff. Whilst it will perform as per the norm, it is more prone to creasing when under heavy stress as for its high density properties.
Wavecushion 8lb NXLPE(Indo)Decking
Wavecushion decking is a 8lb decking foam. Much like the PE core, the PE decking is soft and flexible. Unlike the PE core, PE decking is used on all top end boards as for the flex and softness which allows riders to create a foam memory. Despite being soft and flexible PE is still extraordinarily durable.
Bat tail bodyboards are less curved in their profile, have a much wider finish and employ a‘W’looking tail. The overall idea of this concept is to provide more surface area to land on, more release through the tail shape and more speed through the emphasised hull. These tails can be a lot harder to control however, as for the limited hull area.
Nose bulbs are a slightly raised area of foam on the nose of the board which create a comfortable spot to grip the nose.
Short for“computernumerical control”, CNC machines allow shapers to cut boards perfectly to the mm. CNC machines offer the sharpest possible finish to bodyboard manufacturing.
Manufacturing Country: Indonesia/ Broady
Bodyboards that come from Indonesia come out of Nick Mesritz’s factory. Nick Mesritz is the owner and shaper of both NMD and VS bodyboards and has more than 20 years experience in shaping, testing and creating wavecraft.