Full carbon design minimizes weight and increases speed
CARLSBAD, Calif. (July 25, 2016) – Boardworks, a leader in innovative and award-winning surfboards and standup paddle (SUP) boards, paddles, and accessories, today unveiled its redesigned Eradicator 12’6 and 14’ boards for advanced paddlers and elite racers.
“The Eradicator is a premium competitive SUP board for distance and endurance paddling,” said Gretchen Gamble, marketing director for Boardworks. “We fine-tuned the design and optimized the full carbon construction to make it fast, light and stiff for the ultimate in performance.”
Today’s elite racers demand fast and versatile race performance—and the lightweight, high-performance Eradicator exceeds expectations with phenomenal and efficient acceleration. It excels in a variety of conditions from flat water to ocean, downwind and in and out of surf. The board features increased volume in the foredeck for more waterline engagement and speed in flat water while forward fin placement facilitates fast turns and optimal maneuverability in surf.
Each board features a unique white and orange painted color scheme that shields the carbon fiber construction from the sun to minimize heat absorption. The paint is sanded down to minimize the incremental added weight, giving each board a unique look. A matte finish minimizes glare and the appearance of light scratches. Other features include ergonomic finger well, self-regulating vent plug and a tool-less FCS Connect touring fin.
The Eradicator 12’6” is $2,199 and the Eradicator 14’ is $2,499. Both sizes launch to retailers in November 2016.
|Eradicator 12’6”||12’6”/3.8 m||26”/66 cm||6.75”/17 cm||242 L||22 lbs./10 kg|
|Eradicator 14’||14’/4.3 m||25”/64 cm||6.75”/17 cm||259 L||24 lbs./11 kg|
Based in Carlsbad, C.A., Boardworks is a leader in the surf and standup paddle industries offering innovative and award-winning surfboards, standup paddle (SUP) boards, paddles, and accessories. Boardworks commitment to building user-friendly performance products, that make your time on the water more enjoyable, is based on an understanding that there are many types of waterways in this world and many different ways to enjoy surfing and stand up paddling. This design approach ensures that you have the perfect board for your next surf or SUP adventure. Boardworks, part of the Confluence Outdoor family, also designs, manufactures and distributes surfboards and SUP boards for some of the world’s premier brands including Badfish Standup Paddle, Morrelli & Melvin, Strive, and Perception using our proprietary construction technologies. www.boardworkssurf.com
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