Ellis Ericson Lite Kite 5'9" 2

Ellis Ericson

5'9" Lite Kite

Regular price $1,790.00

The Ellis Ericson Lite Kite design is a continuation of Edge-Board pursuits combined with a dive into the multi Fin universe. Mixing what I’ve learnt from years riding heavily edged surfboards with my background in performance surfing and the need to go vertical.

The Shape consist of a heavily contoured nose entry that births two parabolic chine panels and a central concave from nose to tail. The chine panels create forward ‘Rail Vee’ and a planing surface that spin from convex to concave throughout the outline. This new ‘Rail Vee’ shape is a more passive version of true edge design and has been lessened in severity to harmonise with the dominant Quad fins.

The undulating characteristics of this shape create a flattened central rocker line for speed and trim, While the rail line is elevated for manoeuvre-ability as the chine panels lift into the nose. In-short: a flatter board when riding trim combined with the benefits of a more rocker-ed board when on rail and throughout turns.

A wide tail exists to keep planning area up around the quad fins, whilst swallow cutaway slightly reduces volume for a touch more sensitivity under back foot.
The quad set by @hanalei_fins_australia have an organic sail like shape template that feature an Aero foil with inside concave for extra laminar flow adhesion. I found this template to be a great compliment to the Lite Kite design and initial speed generation has been unparalleled in my testings.
A Domed ‘S Deck’ line places majority of foam distribution between riders stance for paddle-ability and the crowning of the deck gives the rider more leverage off the water surface. Extra hidden foam under the back foot creates lift when depressed for a positive pushback feeling throughout turns. The dome rolls of into contemporary ‘C’ rail for performance and predictability when it’s needed.

All Surfboards are Hot-Wire, and Hand-Shaped on the North Coast of New South Wales , Australia - with no computers or machines involved for the production of this product.

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