Channel Islands Rocket Wide Review

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What the Channel Islands website says about the Rocket Wide:

‘Introducing the Rocket Wide. The incredibly user-friendly cousin of the Rocket 9.

“My brothers and I loved the speed and control we were feeling with the Rocket 9 and we wanted to see how we could apply those same levels of fun and performance to a board for small and gutless waves. The Rocket Wide features a wider tail block to skate across flat sections and a wider nose area to accommodate for better paddle power. It’s a shorter, wider skate machine designed to lift the fun factor when the waves are not at their best. So don’t let those small days get you down cause the Rocket Wide is ready for blast off!!”

Available stock in 3 or 5 fin configurations.

Advanced surfers will ride this 2″-4″ shorter than their height.’

Image Source: CI Surfboards

What people are saying about it:

“I found the Rocket Wide to be very fast, responsive, and most of all it has good flow in transition from turn to turn. I can honestly say that this board suits my style of surfing best in 1-3’ surf.

I highly recommend this board for small waves I think it suits all level of surfers.

The Rocket Wide is not only a favorite of Surf n’ Shows for 2018… it’s also my top pick for best Groveler for 2018 in 1-3’ surf.” – Noel Salas on the Surf n Show

“The new Rocket Wide by Channel Islands Surfboards is an explosive new model that really likes high-performance surfing in small waves from waist high, to around had high or just overhead.

It’s flatter and a bit wider than its predecessor the Rocket 9, so it planes across flat sections with a bit more ease, but it also has the curve that it likes the pocket and enjoys to be surfed vertically!” – The Surf Guide on YouTube

“Nice! I always thought the Rocket 9’s tail looked too pulled in for my liking, but this thing looks perf.” – user allright.jimiklepto on Instagram

Size Chart:

Here are videos of the Channel Islands Rocket Wide:

And here are pictures we found on Instagram:

Have you ever tried surfing with the Channel Islands Rocket Wide? How did it go?

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