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NEW DEMO BOARDS TO TRY FROM THE SALTY SHAPER!

NEW DEMO BOARDS TO TRY FROM THE SALTY SHAPER!

Sheep shearer, long boarder, surf instructor and board shaper - Jack Day, who owns ‘Salty Shapes’ is offering all of our weekenders a chance to demo his custom boards with a try before you buy basis!

Jack at Salty Shapes has been shaping boards out of his ‘mobile shaping bay’ for the last couple of years. This mobile board room allows Jack to pull up to wherever he fancies and shape the board with an incredible view, or travel closer to his clients if they want to see their board in the magical shaping process - Now that’s good service!

Photo: Jamie Mitchell (@banginphotography)

Photo: Jamie Mitchell (@banginphotography)

His boards are inspired by a retro theme and mainly shapes single and twin fins.

‘The boards I create for 'stock/demo' boards are usually mid lengths, with the main focus to make the transition from a foamy to a hard board that much easier, and not losing that ease of catching waves like you have on a foamy. I create a retro design along side the ability to be able to maintain a high wave count so the rider can have a quicker progression rate.’ - Jack

Jack also offers to shape smaller performance type boards and can cater for all shapes and sizes.

For our coaching weekend coming up on May 18th + 19th, Salty Shapes will have a few variations of boards such as:

  • A 9’4 single fin log - this will be more of a traditional log compared to the newer performance styles.

  • A 5’8 fish with a traditional twist. Glassed in ply keels.

  • A super fun 7’ pintail mid length.

These three boards will be available all weekend for our weekenders to try out! Jack will also be coaching during this weekend and will be able to talk about the best board suited to you. This is a great way to give a different shape and style board a try and progress your surfing.

SALTY SHAPES WILL BE OFFERING A 10% DISCOUNT ON A CUSTOM ORDER BOARD TO ALL PARTICIPANTS ON OUR WOMEN + WAVES WEEKENDS.

Our next coaching weekends are:

18th + 19th May
22nd + 23rd June
14th + 15th September
5th + 6th October

If you’d like to sign up to one of our Surf Coaching Weekends this year - please CLICK HERE for more information or get in touch to book!


Want to know more about Jack?
Head over to our
Meet The Team page.

Photo - Megan Hemsworth

Photo - Megan Hemsworth


Photos by: @joeysmart

Rachel Murphy