A fish for the modern surfer, the Firewire Surfboards Go Fish LFT Surfboard leaves nothing to be desired. Style surfer and emerging shaper, Rob Machado derived the Go Fish from a classic keel twin fish shape, thinned out the profile and added Greenough inspired bottom features. Narrowing up the swallow tip to tip gives the board more maneuverability and the narrower nose gives it an even speedier outline. The rocker is fairly relaxed with a low entry rocker upfront combined with a subtle tail rocker, giving this board quick ‘up and go’ and maximizes its top-end speed.
The bottom contours are best described as “Board Eat Board”, featuring a really flat bottom concave that runs down the center all the way through the tail. The two side panels run down each rail on either side of the center panel, and transition from concave to flat to Vee while maintaining the deep single concave down the middle. The overall effect of these design parameters, when combined with a keel fin set up, is a highly maneuverable and speedy board with tons of drive and takes the retro fish to a whole new performance level.
"This board just makes me want to surf… no matter what the waves are like. It flies in small to weak waves, and if its overhead and pumping it draws unique lines, allowing me to approach waves differently and explore new lines." - Rob Machado
- TAIL: Swallow
- FIN CONFIGURATION: Twin. Fins Not Included
- FINS: Futures or FCSII
- CONSTRUCTION: Linear Flex Technology
- SURFBOARD TYPE: Fish
Linear Flex Technology
LFT construction incorporates a white deckskin into their proven sandwich EPS construction methodology as well as the Springer HD, a 0.75” (18 mm) wide aerospace composite that runs down the center-line of the board, representing the next generation in Firewire's Springer technology. Though Linear Flex Technology may appear to be a simple construction employing familiar design philosophies found in traditionally built surfboards, nothing could be further from the truth. The Springer HD runs the entire length of the board and plays a pivotal role in optimizing flex from nose to tail. The end result is a durable surfboard with lively flex patterns that will maintain its hi-performance characteristics over time.
Firewire Surfboards and Cleanline Surf have teamed up to make sure you can get any Firewire surfboard you want shipped to your door. Through our partnership we have direct access to inventory at the Firewire warehouse in California where boards can be shipped direct to your doorstep.
Here’s how it works. Once an order is placed we contact Firewire promptly to confirm your board is in stock. Once confirmed the average wait time for a board to ship is 3 business days. Additionally transit time is 1 to 5 business days depending on where you are located. Most boards are ready to go, however, if there is any extended delay in shipping your board we will let you know right away.
Expedited Shipping. If you are working with a deadline and need a surfboard delivered in a few days we’ll need to get you a custom quote. Please give us a call at 888-546-6176 and we can ensure you get the board on time.
US Shipping Rates for Firewire Boards
|Location||6'2 and under||6'3 to 8'4||8'5 and up|
|Lower 48 States||$70||$100||$130|
|Hawaii & Alaska||$150||$180||$180|
All surfboards are delivered signature required.
To learn more about Firewire Surfboard shapes, our opinions on how they ride and additional shipping information, call us at 888-546-6176 or 503-738-7888 or use our contact us page.