What the Dead Kooks site has to say about the Merchant Ship:
‘Designed with Lachlan Leckie of the Salty Merchants, the Merchants Ship was born from a desire to surf fast and critical, loose and tight in the pocket on a longer board. More suited to waves with some juice, the Merchants Ship has a tight tucked nose and wider square pod in the rear. Soft rolled nose entry to gentle panel Vee bottom with a low tucked rail. It’s a log that allows for fluid surfing feeling much more like a mid-length than a board over 9ft yet allows for critical nose rides in tight sections and generates wild speed down the line.’
What people are saying about it:
“The Salty Merchants Lachie left us with his magic 9’3 Dead Kooks Merchant Ship (due to continued travels) .. A board that got Lach to the finals of the Deus 9ft n single, and the Wheels and Waves TCSS invitational…” – user Sea Folk on Facebook
Available from 8’6-10.
Here is a video we found of the Dead Kooks Merchant Ship:
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