Surfy Surfy Surf Shop has settled into the niche market of providing people who like good surfboards with great surfboards. This here is an authentic Campbell Brothers Bonzer 5 fin shaped by Malcolm Campbell and glassed at Moonlight Glassing.
This is the Mini-Merk model, a refined 1980’s inspired shape. This one features the elevated wing or e-wing, which serves to leave the that nice Merk hip that allows wasy rotation on cutbacks but pulls in the tail for tighter turns and more control.
Be it science or magic, e-wings work insane, which is why we tolerate glassing and sanding these suckers.
The Mini-Merk has a mellow beak nose which Malcolm uses to fill out the volume cleanly. The rails are not blocky but are foiled out nicely. They feel good (you know when you pull a board off the rack and caress it’s rails and it just feels right? Yeah!)
And of course, the Bonzer fins and concaves work together as a complete advanced system for speed, flow and what I call surfing surfing. No wiggling, no flapping and no bogging allowed.
Classic airbrush by Peter St Pierre. Clean glassing by Gary Stuber. Sanded by Kenny Mann, the only man for the job. Fins glassed on by Elliot Reinecke. Fin box install by Skinny Dave. Glossed by Marko. Combo by polish deck and rails/wetsanded gloss bottom by either Elliot, Marko or Micah.
6’0″ x 19 7/8″ x 2 3/8″
6’6″ length x 20 3/4″ width x 2 11/16″
This gently used Bonzer5 surfboard is thick and wide, just like that girl you danced with at your 9th grade spring formal. And like her, it will be loyal and true and believes in you.