Surfskis from down under
A couple of launch-ready surfskis from från Auckland, New Zealand: a Spray and a short Spindrift.
A quick update from down under with a few pics! Hopefully today you will see a payment for an extra Spindrift that I built this year and gave to my brother. After building it, I felt I didn't want such a long ski, (probably read too many Oscar Chalupski articles) and so I built my ski again at 5.6 meters. I threw it in a local lake before paint and rudder etc to see how she paddled and was surprised how stable and fast she is. She floated perfectly for my weight. My daughters Spray has a finished weight of 11.5 kgs, my shorter Spindrift just under 13.4kgs. Was hoping for a little less, but then again, I didn't go out of my way to shave off the kgs.
So, this weekend is official launch day for both these skis although both have spent time in the water already. Will send pictures of all three skis in the water.
Well, now I really look forward to photos of the skis on water...