What the Mark Richards website says about the Rocket:
‘The Rocket has become incredibly popular. It was developed in response to customer feedback for an all-round board that can be ridden in all types of surf, and fits between a thruster and a fish. It is the perfect board for the customer who wants to own only one board for surf in the 2 to 6 foot range.
- a full pointed nose with more area than a regular thruster, but less area than a fish;
- a low nose rocker for planing speed and paddle power;
- a single-to-double concave bottom with a deep double concave and an accelerated tail rocker which results in s fast responsive performance;
- a double bump wing swallow which retains the area under the back foot but reduces the area in the board for good holding power when turning.
Standard fin set-up is FCS thruster but it can be custom ordered with an FCS Twin Fin set-up with an FCS stabilizer fin, or an FCS Quad set-up.’
What people are saying about it:
“That’s my board @markrichardssurfboards, it’s my 5th MR in my quiver now. I got this one to replace my 3 or 4 yr old Rocket. Only difference with this one is 6oz glass and 1″ shorter than my previous board. Spray is different too. I was so stoked with how my previous Rocket went, that I didn’t want to change much. This board goes unreal, I got Bells @ 4-5 foot about a week before the Rip Curl Pro started, I was getting waves from Rincon thru all the way to the shorey. You’re onto a winner with this design ????????” – user rutcho8 on Instagram
“It goes like a Rocket too under @searlsey feet too!” – user rob_mack74 on Instagram
“That’s is the board dimension I need!!!” – user alexram1963 on Instagram
The size range is from 5’8″ up to 7’6″
Here’s a video of the Mark Richards The Rocket:
And here are pictures we found on Instagram:
Ever surfed a Mark Richards The Rocket? How did it go?
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