California Board Company 96 Review

What the CBC site says about the 96:

‘This custom molded shape has 3 multi-layered (molded-in) laminated wood stringers coated with waterproof resin. It has a heat laminated high-density 100% waterproof EPS core and high-density polyethylene slick bottom (heat laminated). High-density durable IXPE/XPE deck (heat laminated) with graphic. Tri-fin system with nylon screws and surf leash with double swivel/rail saver & neoprene padded ankle strap included. Board weight: 8 lbs. Board can hold 200-210 lbs.’

Image Source: Keeper Sports Products

Image Source: Keeper Sports Products

Image Source: Keeper Sports Products

1-4ftIdeal Wave Height

What people are saying about it:

“Bought this as a first board, have used it once so far and I have fallen in love. Not only does it look great, unlike other cheaper foam boards, it rides fantastic aswell! I’m no expert in surfing, still learning but this board compliments me perfectly and will help me develop my surfing ability.Everything you need in one package, and none of it is cheap, high quality set up and excellent value for money!” – Mark Freeman on

“Considered a mini mal but went with CBC 8ft. Have surfed in all conditions for 8 months since September. Brilliant for learning on whitewater and progressing onto unbroken waves. Eventually you will need a hard board, but for most this will be longer than you think. I’ve glided on unbroken waves, past learners flapping about on very expensive boards on this. It is excellent value and if you master it and buy a hard board, you’ll still keep this to have fun on.” – Simon on

“The California Board Company Ninety Six 8ft surfboard has to be one of the best quality, well priced soft deck surfboards on the market. This incredibly versatile board would make the perfect first surfboard for teenagers and adults looking for a well made, durable and stable platform to learn on. Unlike most soft deck boards the Ninety Six has a well designed shape which will continue to perform as the rider improves so you won’t have to reach for your wallet as soon as you’ve mastered the basics.” – on YouTube

Available Size:

8′ x 23″ x 3.75″

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