Mark Richards Squid Review

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What the Mark Richards website says about the Squid:

‘This is a new fish model for Summer 2010 / 2011 designed to make 2′-4’ surf fun. It has less rocker and more width and thickness in the nose than my other 2 fishes ( Flying and Puffer). Like the other 2, it is a performance oriented fish and has been designed to surf rail to rail.


– More thickness in the first 12″ of the nose to improve floatation and paddling
– No wings, which increases the tail area, which helps to keep it gliding in small surf
– Low nose rocker for planing over dead sections
– A single-to-double concave bottom with a pronounced spine on the stringer through the tail to give it a V-like feel which helps the board go from rail to rail
– A slight deck roll resulting in increased volume in the rail to stop it sinking in small surf.

There are 3 options for the tail shape:
– stock as a no-wing swallowtail
– a wing-swallow
– a wing-diamond.

Even though this is a wider fish, it is still designed to surf from rail to rail and can turn a small sloppy surf session into a ton of fun.

Standard fin set-up is FCS 3 fin Thruster but can be custom ordered as a Twin Fin with Stabiliser, or with 5 sets of plugs to give you the Quad/Thruster option.’

Image Source: Mark Richards

What people are saying about it:

“I just love it.” – user michygood on Instagram

“That’s a really cool board.” – user robin_prodanovich on Instagram

Available Size:
The size range is from 5’6″ up to 7’0″

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