[ The "Wolf" / Step Ups ]
The "Wolf" or
Step Up is a high performance short board designed a few
inches longer than a pure short board. This design extends short
board performance into larger surf. The extra length facilitates
easy entry and improved projection in thicker powerful waves.
Design features - Rocker: Speed box or continuous.
Profiles: Mimics short board profiles with emphasis on
volume for paddle and entry in step up conditions, yet foiled a
bit more in the nose, tail, and rails than a pure short board.
Outlines: Squash, Thumb, Swallow or Round Pin. Bottom
Contours: Vee to single concave, or vee to single to double.
Rails: Adjusted to surfer's size, displacement, and