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Sunova "Point Break' Review... an amazing 12' Surf SUP
« on: May 20, 2019, 03:16:53 PM »
ok.... he we go!

I have had 5 amazing sessions on this board since I picked up just over a week ago.
non breaking weakers .... head high and juicy.... small beach break..... windblown pointbreak
Outstanding on everything!

This is the board conceived by RbGar, for riding some remote points in RI, after riding my 14' Search.

The board he came up with is a totally different board than the Search, and was designed to be "surf specific", not an all purpose board.

Johnny and Bert Burger worked out a design that really caught my attention, since I was in the loop on it.

It does share some bits with the Search:
it's pointy and longer than most Surf SUPs... but that's where it ends.

I HAD to have one.... and I knew others would be very interested as well, so the Sunova Distributor agreed to order 8 of them.
4 are spoken for already, so if you want one.... email me soon, to order. Click my link email below.

This board surfs entirely different from any of the other "big" boards I have ridden.
It is like a blown up short board SUP, and doesn't surf in a "longboard" style.
Being 32" wide, it has a nice rail curve that loosens up the turns and allows it to be surfed from further forward than others.

It feels incredibly light and agile on the water, whether surfing or paddling.

I have set it up as a thruster... and am totally happy with it in every way.
This board is going to fill a LOT of my needs.... it's a ripper that is super stable and easy to paddle long distances.

There has been a lot of discussion on forums, about surfing 12' SUPs..... the time has come for this board!

I'll add more info and pictures later, but I want to get the video up now.
it's hard for me to believe this is a 12' board!





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Re: Sunova "Point Break' Review... an amazing 12' Surf SUP
« Reply #1 on: May 20, 2019, 05:39:12 PM »
Great review Rick, now Im seriously frothing to get home! I know this shape will also excel with confidence in bigger waves!

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Re: Sunova "Point Break' Review... an amazing 12' Surf SUP
« Reply #2 on: May 20, 2019, 06:14:58 PM »
Nice Rick! 
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Re: Sunova "Point Break' Review... an amazing 12' Surf SUP
« Reply #3 on: May 20, 2019, 11:12:53 PM »
Nice video Rick.

Enjoyed the long length of the video. Loved the way your threw the nose around on the board for turning a long 12' sup. I imagine the narrow length helps out too.

Thanks for sharing the video.
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Re: Sunova "Point Break' Review... an amazing 12' Surf SUP
« Reply #4 on: May 21, 2019, 05:27:02 AM »
I love how Rick is in a 2 mil paddling top and board shorts and everyone else is in 4/3's, hoods, booties and gloves.
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Re: Sunova "Point Break' Review... an amazing 12' Surf SUP
« Reply #5 on: May 21, 2019, 10:17:29 AM »
Hooray for 12's!  That image at 2:20 and your first few seconds of video cements this as a new benchmark.  My Venom is too narrow for me to take in multi-swell surf but paddles like a dream.  Funny thing tho' ..only a tick over 10' stays wet.   

.... I could sure use your extra width!

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Re: Sunova "Point Break' Review... an amazing 12' Surf SUP
« Reply #6 on: May 21, 2019, 10:53:14 AM »
How is that goin' to fit in my apartment? Looks like fun though, especially given the number of non-breaking waves that go by me in the Rockaways.
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Re: Sunova "Point Break' Review... an amazing 12' Surf SUP
« Reply #7 on: May 21, 2019, 11:05:12 AM »
How is that goin' to fit in my apartment? Looks like fun though, especially given the number of non-breaking waves that go by me in the Rockaways.

Im sure Rick could hook you up with a two part version! 😁

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« Reply #8 on: May 21, 2019, 11:06:59 AM »
Rick, you should've asked them to number each board in this first batch.  ::) 
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Re: Sunova "Point Break' Review... an amazing 12' Surf SUP
« Reply #9 on: May 21, 2019, 11:22:50 AM »
Sweeeeet! Thank you Creek for taking the time to create such a cool video. Fantastic to see such long rides - very inspiring too!

rgbar, your design looks like a real winner and could well be as popular as the Speeed and the Creek in Sunova's range!

Are there any on the way to the UK?!!

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« Reply #10 on: May 21, 2019, 11:45:07 AM »
Thanks Zonoids! ....
and thank you RbGar!!!!!!!

Rbgar.... I am also seriously frothing for you to get a nice session on your board!!!

I'd love to come down and film you..... let me know when you plan to go out!
Cataract surgery can keep me out of the water, but not off the beach!

Can't wait for our first remote point surf together!  :)

NEplay..... it's more than a little fun, enjoying the sunshine while they are wrapped in neoprene  ;D

Wetstuff you are correct .... the width is what gives it such buttery smooth turn-ability!

SS.... get creative! or 2- piece or move to a bigger place  ;)

supcymru - 2nd request from UK today.
I am sure you could order from your local dealer and have it on the next available container coming into Germany.

OA.... there is a way to know the first few apart.
for some inexplicable reason, they say "Search" on them.... I voiced my displeasure over that!
Tino said, the are the Search "Point Break" edition..... but that will get changed.

I told Tino I was going to print up "Point Break" stickers to put on the boards  ;D
Tino loved the idea and said he may make up Point Break shirts as well...... he said "what size?"   ha ha.... triple-X!  ;D





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Re: Sunova "Point Break' Review... an amazing 12' Surf SUP
« Reply #11 on: May 21, 2019, 12:01:12 PM »


OA.... there is a way to know the first few apart.
for some inexplicable reason, they say "Search" on them.... I voiced my displeasure over that!


I was thinking more like #001 #002 ... In that case I'm claiming #003 after John and you respectfully (unless someone had a delivery before mine  ;D ). I have always been a big fan of  #limited_production numbers. lol


I told Tino I was going to print up "Point Break" stickers to put on the boards  ;D
Tino loved the idea and said he may make up Point Break shirts as well...... he said "what size?"   ha ha.... triple-X!  ;D

 I was thinking about making a sticker myself haha. Here is a font they probably used.
https://fontmeme.com/point-break-font/

And please sign me up for the t-shirt!!!

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Re: Sunova "Point Break' Review... an amazing 12' Surf SUP
« Reply #12 on: May 21, 2019, 12:10:18 PM »
oceanAddict was the first "live" delivery I made (since RbGar was out delivering a yacht somewhere)

here's the "Kook Hat Cam" shot from the delivery to OA!
Thank you, that was fun getting a tour of your home breaks.... very cool spot and perfect for the "Point Break"

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« Reply #13 on: May 21, 2019, 06:02:35 PM »
Hahaha, that's an awesome shot. Thank you, Rick, for "white gloves" service and I was happy to show you around.  Hope to join you soon on the Cape, your footage looks amazing. totally worth to drive down.
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Re: Sunova "Point Break' Review... an amazing 12' Surf SUP
« Reply #14 on: May 22, 2019, 02:27:05 AM »
So Rick, how much size do think it can handle. It's gunny outline is intriguing.
Maybe a thinned out custom.