Lost Mini Driver Review

What the Lost Surfboards site has to say about the Mini Driver:

‘First designed as a stubby, hot dogging, tube hounding machine for Kolohe Andino, this board continues to remain popular, year after year. With proponents praising its worth around the world, it remains a vital part of our line up. Its screaming fast low entry rocker, a wide-ish nose and “Driver” tail rocker, it’s one of the fastest down the line boards we have ever had. The Round pin tail retains generous surface area and still has pop, even in smallish surf. A very clean and elliptical outline that moves free and easy inside the tube. The Mini Driver performed as hoped for Kolohe, but has also been a proven player in even weekend afternoon Grom comp, in 2’ wind slop. The board works in everything and is still a custom order favorite around the globe.’

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Image Source: LostSurfboards.net

Image Source: LostSurfboards.net

What people are saying about it:

“I have a Mini Driver that I ride at my height, 6’2 but because this design is so bulky I went down to 2.56″ thickness (2.75″ is standard). I am 45yrs old and 205 lbs, board is 20.5W and 35.06 liters. I ride as a quad (Stretch F4’s) at chest high or mushier waves and go to tri (FCS FG5’s) if overhead or really powerful/hollow. This is an incredible board that catches waves easily, loves the tube and goes vertical too. It’s all about going short enough and trimming the thickness down. I like the width right at standards dims. After all, that’s how the board was designed to work.” – Pat on CompareSurfboards.com

“Currently, the 6’0″ Mini Driver is my go to board for all conditions. I’m a college student on Oahu from NorCal so getting a new board is a pretty big deal for me. The mini driver has really helped me excel my skills when surfing on the south shore. I love the buoyancy and paddle power of the board. I’m around 6’0″ and 160 lbs and I think 30L is my magic volume. I really love this board, but I feel the rails are a little thick which kind of prevents me from maximizing my potential on turns and cuts.” – Patrick Quintos on CompareSurfboards.com

“The Mini Driver focuses its performance on good to best days. We like to think of it as a step up board that you actually get to use every week, rather than one time a year. The Mini will surf 2-foot slop if you need it to and that’s a lot to ask of board that will destroy draining barrels and overhead sets. The 5-fin set up really helps widen the range of the board. The tri works perfectly for tube time while the quad makes the board far more playful on open faces. Huge arcs and roundhouses are a blast with the quad set up.” – RealWaterSports.com

“The Mini Driver has a low tail rocker which helps it keep squirting along on weaker waves, and it has some generous foam under the chest to help paddling. The tighter tail design and sufficient entry rocker help with making the drop and holding on the bigger days. The board is a great all-arounder and is going to feel best in the chest-head high days at your local break.” – Chris Stellato on RealWaterSports.com

Size Chart:

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