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The LITTLE DARLIN grew out of the Gerry's extremely popular Cheater in the search for more high performance without losing the paddle power.
The Little Darlin' is a sweet, quick, easy riding board that can take it to the juice with confidence, knowing it will catch most any wave and still handle late takeoffs, steep drops, and fast, hollow sections. A single to double concave gives the Little Darlin' speed and holding power when the juice comes down.
Surfboard edge: "Learning how to ride inside the tube at places like the Pipeline, the Ala Moana Bowl and later on at Uluwatu and G-Land taught me the importance of a good hard edge. Rails with no edges don't hold in very well in a steep wall and especially in the tube. A good edge is also key to acceleration and generating speed whether a wave is hollow or mushy. Obviously a soft edge is more forgiving but I've always felt going fast was a better friend than hoping to save a bobbled turn. Not everyone thinks like me and if my rails have too much edge than you're used to... there is always sandpaper. A block and some 400 wet or dry sandpaper can knock down that edge. My recommendation is to give those hard edges a good chance before you resort to sanding them and you might make a new friend... SPEED. Going fast is way better than going slow. Keep paddling!" -Gerry Lopez, Owner/Shaper
***Fins NOT included
Length Width Thickness Volume (L) 6'4" 20.25" 2.625" 36.8L 6'8" 20.375" 2.688" 39.9L 7'0" 20.5" 2.75" 43.2L 7'6" 21" 2.813" 48.5L 7'11" 21.5" 2.875" 53.5L