What the HaydenShapes site says about the Cannon:
‘The Cannon model is Haydenshapes signature single fin design, rising to prominence through it stellar performance at Teahupoo in Craig Anderson’s film ‘Slow Dance,’ released in 2013. With a touch more nose lift than a traditional 70’s single fin, the Cannon adapts to more of a modern surfing style which allows it to ride with a more ease.
The Cannon still maintains some of the traditional features such as a beak nose, and more foam positioned in the front half of the board.
To help enable the rail line to maintain connection with such high volume, a deep double concave has been positioned on the deck of the board near the back foot. This allows two things with the shape. 1. The rail line is low with minimal volume, which gives connection and bite to the back end rail line; 2. It creates a comfortable arch under your back foot that enables you to push against through bottom turns or cutbacks allowing better leverage from your back foot against the 7-8″ single fin.’
What people are saying about it:
“I don’t usually surf big waves, but I feel like if I was going to I’d want something like this with a ton of volume so I can get in early and not be freaking out trying to make a drop. I’ve surfed desserts so many time on this board and have had a ton of fun on it.” – Craig Anderson on haydenshapes.com
“The Cannon by Haydenshapes is a fun performance board with extra volume in the front and through the nose for easy paddling and moving down the face. Perfect for fun barreling and optimizing the drive from the single fin. With high line and speed through longer clean barrels, you can definitely mix things up with this fun board.” – Boardcave
“Experience the mystique of riding a single fin with none of the old school weirdness. Haydenshapes Cannon is a modernized single fin board that takes drops, allows tighter, arched turns and generates speed while enjoying a smooth, easy glide. You’ll become a single fin convert after riding the HS Cannon!” – Compare Surfboards
“Hayden has modernised his signature single fin design, the Haydenshapes Surfboards Cannon, to suit a variety of surfing styles and wave types. The deep double concave deck over the back fins helps to manoeuvre this board in ways not possible with traditional single fins yet the Cannon maintains that beautiful, smooth single fin feeling. It’s a must have for the single fin aficionado and those simply itching to get on their first single fin.” – Benny’s Boardroom
“The Hayden Cannon model, is the single fin of the range for Hayden shapes. This board features a little more nose rocker than your traditional single fin. This board with its specs should make riding it for the experienced modern short board rider that little easier to transition on as a result.” – Tradewind Surf
Here is a video we found of the HaydenShapes Cannon:
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