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Aquatic Social Scene

Salient - Funboard

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Product Description

The AQSS Salient is a strong, well-balanced board. 

It is a great option for a beginner who is wanting to look-the-part or transitioning from a learner style board.

It is perfect for someone looking for a higher volume board, without losing manoeuvrability and responsiveness. 

The Salient is also a great addition to the quiver for surfers wanting to have a little more for those bigger days.

It has a high-density EPS core, bamboo inlay (deck & bottom) and double 6oz fiberglass on the deck (6oz + 4oz bottom) and gives you strength and durability you can rely on in the most critical situations. 

The centre single fin box, combined with the dual tab side fin configuration, makes the Salient very versatile allowing you to ride the board as a 2+1, a single fin or thruster. 

It has a gradual rocker and subtle single concave which gives the Salient plenty of down-the-line speed and drive. It has a slight vee running through the tail which will allow the board to transition from rail to rail with ease.

The rounded pin tail allows for tight carving turns in the pocket whilst giving you maximin hold in hollow waves.

Best suited for beginners to experienced riders wanting a durable all-round board for all conditions.

DIMENSIONS

Length

Width

Thickness

Volume

7'6

21 9/10

2 9/10

54L

SIZING GUIDE

Weight

Beginner

Intermediate

Advanced

UP TO 120KG

7’6

7’6

7’6

SPECS 

Specification

Description

Construction

EPS foam / 6oz + Bamboo Inlay + 6oz  / 6oz + Bamboo Inlay + 4oz bottom

Rocker

Gradual Rocker

Concave

Single Concave to Vee

Skill Level

Beginner - Advanced

Rail Type

Mid to Low rail to increase hold on the wave face

Fin Configuration

2+1 Fin Configuration
Box Single + Twin Tab Side fins

Complimentary Fins

2+1 TSBW Starter Fin Set

Tail Type

Rounded Pin

Care Instructions

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Product Reviews

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  1. Salient 7'6" Funboard

    Posted by Margaret on 2nd Apr 2019

    Absolutely impressed with this board, great shape and very responsive. Highly recommended.

  2. Great beginer board

    Posted by anthony on 9th Mar 2019

    perfect board for beginner. My coach is impressed with it too. Perfect size and volume for me. Im 6ft and 94 kilos. Feels great paddling and doesn't seem to want to nose dive, like foam boards when catching some waves. Fantastic communication and delivery too. Thank you

  3. Salient is a good all rounder great wave catcher

    Posted by Simon Smith on 10th Feb 2019

    This board has a forgiving outline a slight concave but I think it's best feature is the v in the TAIL. The v enables you to transfer from one rail to another smoothly, also it allows you to cut back with ease or slash/ snap back like Ian Cairns Would! Suitable for any ability level. I have been surfing for over 50 years and at 60 with a recent shoulder injury found I was popping up a bit slow with the extra float and volume I can get to my feet quicker and catch more waves therefore getting more practise and accelerating my recovery. Have been surfing it as a thruster and can not fault it. Once again the simple but effective v in the TAIL is I believe it's greatest assert. Board was delivered in a few days, packed and bubble wrapped. Thanks Beau and crew for an enjoyable on line shopping experience.Regards Simon Smith

  4. Performance in a midlength

    Posted by Simon on 22nd Aug 2018

    I have been looking for a new board for ages and wasn't happy with most of the shapes I was looking at from a heap of companies. All I could find was really round and full shapes that looked very beginner based in a mid length but came across this board online. I am wrapped with her, the pin tail really performs and gives me what I want out of a board but still has that extra foam to get me into just about anything, I find this board to be the perfect blend of paddle power and performance and you aren't sacrificing one or the other its a really good fit.

  5. Great Board

    Posted by Dave on 20th Aug 2018

    Solid big wave board, second board from the warehouse great service.

  6. Beautiful

    Posted by Jenny on 16th Aug 2018

    Really happy with the board it is beautiful and well balanced and makes wave catching a breeze.

  7. solid board

    Posted by Roy on 23rd Jul 2018

    The board is super strong and it feels really solid and performs well in small stuff. I am yet to try it in bigger surf but looking forward to it

  8. Like a spring chicken

    Posted by Greg on 15th Jul 2018

    Watch out in the line up as this board is fast as hell and loose and lively. im lovin it

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