The Donald Takayama Model T longboard is a timeless gem for all noseriding enthusiasts. This board was designed to be the most versatile of Donald Takayama's retro classic line, with an easy-to-grip wide nose for noseriding and a wide, yet surprisingly maneuverable tail. With classic 50/50 rails, a single fin box and a wide square tail, the Model T exudes a classic style suited to beautiful surf. It is one of the favorite boards of all members of Donald Takayama's team. The Model T is perfect for surfers of all skill levels and will perfectly complement any longboard quiver.
The Model T is a log single fin that excels in waves ranging from shoulder high to small waves. If you're looking for a longboard that puts style and noseriding first, look no further than this hard-tested and proven board.
Tuflite technology is used in the construction of the Model T to provide rock-solid strength. The EPS foam core is combined with a layer of Australian pine with a thickness of 0.6 mm for increased impact resistance. This technology also offers a light, precise and durable board over time.
The dimensions of the Model T are as follows:
- Length: 9'6"
- Width: 23"
- Capacity: 82.2 L
- Thickness / Diameter: 3.1"
- Case: Single end - US Box
Surfers of all skill levels can enjoy this board for its versatility, stability and classic style. The Model T is the ideal board for noseriding sessions, while remaining manageable for performing maneuvers on the flattest sections of the wave.
Find the quality of the Donald Takayama brand and Tuflite technology in this timeless board which is a must-have for any surfer looking for a board for traditional and high-performance practice.
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Donald Takayama was a world famous surfboard shaper from Hawaii. He was considered one of the most influential shapers in surfing history and worked with many professional surfers throughout his career.
He has also been inducted into the Surfing Walk of Fame and is a member of the International Surfboard Builders' Guild Hall of Fame.
Takayama sadly passed away in 2012, but his surfing legacy continues to inspire shapers and surfers everywhere.
Choosing the right first board
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