What the MOTE website says about the Keel Fin Fish:
‘A modern version of Skip Frye’s original fish design.
These surfboards are easy to paddle, loose and fast.
Complete with marine ply keel fins, the drive you get from each turn will make this a favourite piece of your quiver, 5’8″ to 6’2″
Original airbrush artwork by Shane Martin.
Artwork on each board is unique.’
What people are saying about it:
“Here are a few photos of the little fish you sent me down a while back….. I think it arrived by road warrior around January this year….. I remember because it was full tilt school holidays. the board sat in the surf shop for a few days before I got my hands on it….. Apparently, the owner wasn’t in too much of a hurry to let it fly……after seeing it I can understand why…… I felt like I needed gloves on just to pick it up…..it was so buffed out and the artwork by Shane Martin on the bottom was insane……. Anyhow I didn’t ride the little beast for about a month……waited for the holidays to pass. rasta dropped by on his way south and checked it over and couldn’t believe that I hadn’t ridden it……..he had a couple of fishes in the car……anyhow the day arrived…..as they all do…..wasn’t a perfect surf but hey tell me a surf that isn’t perfect…..i was amazed how easy it paddled……that was the first reaction and then when I jagged a small one with a bit of a wall it just rocketed down the line…… I couldn’t believe how loose it felt….anyhow I’ve pretty much brought that little one to the front of the queue……. Certainly, I ride it a lot…… I’ve been an outer island freak for a few lifetimes – Mitchel just has the gift……anyhow the little fish is definitely part of the quiver. it’s the only non-outer island board I own…..thanks ever for the fun…….and the beautiful work……it’s too good.” – Albe Falzon
Available from 5’8″ to 6’2″
Here are videos of the Morning of the Earth Keel Fin Fish:
And here are pictures we found on Instagram:
Do you own a MOTE Keel Fin Fish? How does it surf?
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