Wednesday, July 2, 2014
Vinny's new boards
Here is his latest report from Ireland...
"The boards are working out well these days , a friend of mine is helping me test the monocoque boards and he is surfing them and likes them , me too. There is not much surf this weather but Im looking towards the autumn now - As I was out of the water for most of last year between a back injury and ear problems you can imagine Im chomping on the bit and quite excited about surfing lots this autumn and winter . Just working on a 5' 2" along the lines of what ( I think??) Dan Thompson is doing , seems to me what im making is a cross between a mini simmons and a speed dialer , I've got all the wood and the weathers nice and warm so the glue is drying well and the timber is nice and dry . The biggest problem working with wood here in Ireland is the wet climate - looks like I will have to make a proper workshop one of these days
I will keep you posted on how the boards are going . the boards in the picture are the last two I made , one of them is in Clare now and im going to surf the other myself - had it out one day and it surfed good.Well I hope things are going well for you and that the wooden surfboard day is a lot of fun
all the best