9' 4". 18 3/4 x 24 x 14 1/2.
It began at the end of May; it was ready the last week of September, the day before I left for the northeast. It's beautiful, I hated to put wax on it. Ian, the craftsman/shaper, went above-and-beyond the call: entertaining/implementing my impossible-t
Been out twice: Saturday and Monday. Monday was the end of the NE/E swell that had been coming in since Wednesday. The knee-to-waist waves were crisp and hollow and close-out-y at low tide, mellower as the tide came in. I'm still getting it dialed-in: sometimes it's a log, other times floaty and responsive.
One wave: wind offshore, waist-high right, peeling, I'm barrelled, arm-drag, stay tucked, somebody watches and hoots: a few seconds . . . then it's over.
Ian; his handiwork.