Need confidence in bigger surf? A refined step-up board from Eye Symmetry Surfboards, The Six Feet is built for bigger, better days when making the drop and pulling is the primary goal. Designed for solid swells from overhead to double overhead, The Six Feet paddles well and locks into a big drop so you can worry about drawing a good line, not cartwheeling down the face.
+ Feels smooth on a steep face
+ Hold and control when taking bigger drops and drawing steeper lines
+ Nice little round tail at the back is definitely the tail of choice for bigger, better waves
– Not a bad little turner but, really, this board is for taking a big dop and pulling in
The Eye Symmetry The Six Feet surfboard at 6’6 x 19 3/4 x 2 13/16 @ 37.8L’s of volume. The Futures Fins AM2 Techflex [Buy now…] fins I used in The Six Feet are great for big, powerful, hollow waves. Standard Eye Symmetry The Six Feet dimensions and volume at the bottom of this page.
Best Wave Type
Overhead waves to double overhead, powerful and punchy beach, reef or point breaks. Great for bigger, better quality waves.
- Slight single concave through the front
- Deeper single to double concave through the back
- Slightly pinched rails
- Rounded pin-tail with a continuous, medium rocker throughout
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Hello there. Welcome to Benny’s Boardroom!
I hope you’re doing well. This is a great time of the year to be where I am. I’m on the East Coast of Australia and it’s autumn and the waves are pumping, man. I have been reviewing a lot of groveler boards and small wave boards but now is the time to get some boards that handle a bit of moose – when you start getting those solid overhead to double overhead swells. You need something that’s going to handle it.
I reviewed first, by Eye Symmetry Surfboards, a Rapture, which is a small wave performance shortboard but then talked to Max and said “Look, man. We’re going into the good swell season. What do you recommend?” Max recommended The Six Feet, which is the board that you’re looking at here.
This is a step-up board from Max. It’s a little bit more refined; it has lower rails and a pulled in nose and tail. You see it’s got this nice little round tail at the back. This is for giving you confidence when it’s bigger and more powerful. It’s always a good test, I think, when you have a good solid swell to go out and ride a board and see if you feel comfortable paddling into these bigger waves and getting down the line.
The first surf that I ever had on this board, on The Six Feet, it was solid – it was about six feet. It was approaching double overhead and it was really powerful and punchy. It was a beautiful day, glassy, not a drop of water out of place. It’s always a bit of a risk taking a board that you haven’t surfed before but I remember taking off with this Six Feet for the first wave and it was a left, and I’m a goofy footer which is good, and I took off and this thing just sat perfectly on the top of the wave. I got in nice and early and once I got down the steep face, it just felt so smooth. It held exactly the way I wanted it to hold. Did a nice big bottom turn and then got down line and got a fantastic first wave on the board.
This board is the kind of board that you want when the waves are good, better quality. It has a slight single concave running through the front of the board and that flows through to a deeper single in the back that gives you a little bit of hold and control, again, when you’re taking those bigger drops and you’re taking a steeper line. Again, that nice round tail. The round tail is definitely my tail of choice when it’s a little bit more solid. This is the type of board that I would bring to Indonesia to surf in Bali or the Mentawais. I’d love to surf this board in a punchy Nicaragua beach break or Costa Rica beach break. This Six Feet is what you want when you’re looking to surf bigger and better waves.
I’ve been surfing these Techflex AM 2 Future Fins as well and I think these compliment the board really well. Max recommended these and the good people at Futures gave me a set to try out. Overall that package of these AM2s along with The Six Feet has been really keeping me in good spirits when I’ve been surfing these bigger, better waves.
If you’ve had a go on the Six Feet, please let me know what you think. Always keen to hear your comments. Thank you so much for all of your support. Be sure to hit subscribe if you haven’t already. We’re getting heaps of subscribers these days, which I think tells me we’re doing something right. Thank you very much for watching, thank you for your support, and I’ll speak with you again soon.
Stock Standard Dimensions & Volume
Standard Eye Symmetry The Six Feet dimensions and volumes from Eye Symmetry’s website:
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