My name is Ruben Tamayo. I am from Mexico. I surf in Celestino Gasca, Sinaloa, where the waves are mushy a lot of times, yet sometimes get to 10 feet.
I would like to get a fish small that can handle that size wave, hollow waves, and something all around………but small. So what do you recommend for me?
I am 5’9″and weigh about 150lbs.
I suggest a 5’6″ or a 5’7″ Zippifish.
Please let me know if there are any other questions I can answer for you.
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I’m 5’5, 135lbs. I ride a 7’6″fun board and a 5’10″short board. Looking to pick up something that’ll move like my short board but will still paddle in easily like my fun board. What size fish do you recommend? I was thinking something in the 5’6″-5’8″range, which would have me looking at a Squid. I’ve been surfing for 16 years, but I’m far from being an advanced surfer so I’m not sure what to do.
Appreciate your suggestions. Looking forward to getting myself a Zippi.
A squid might be too big.
5’5″ or 5’6″ sounds good.
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Sent: Sunday, April 20, 2008 12:19 PM
Subject: New ZippiFish
Rode my new 6’4″ today in real waves (well, sorta…Venice homebreak, chest-shoulder high, anyway). Took my surfing to a new level in an hour! Never thought a board that could float my fat ass could be so loose and have drive and be easy to paddle. Here’s some better shots for ya! Thanks again.
Robert L. Lemle, Esq.
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I was just researching for different kinds of fish surfboards and I ran across your website. I am 5’9″, 170 pounds and I am looking for a fish for the southbay surf as well as for a transition board from my 6′8″ thruster. I have ridden my friend’s 6′1″ Becker quad fish without any problems. What would you suggest for me? I would consider myself as intermediate plus.
Thanx for the question.
5′11″ or 6′
I have demo if you would like to try one.
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