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Shortboard / Performance

If you are looking for High Performance Surfboards, you have come to the right place. High Performance Boards come in a range of styles to suit different waves. In this category you will find boards that are suitable for experienced surfers or intermediate surfers looking to advance their skill level. Click Small Wave / Performance if your still looking for a performance board but are going to be shredding in smaller waves. Another category of high performance is Step Up Shortboards visit this link if you are taking on some heavy swell or packing your bags for Indo. If you're charging even harder visit the Big Wave / Gun category. Super refined high performance surfboards aren't for everyone a lot of surfers these days prefer to surf Hybrid / All Rounder surfboards which are built to perform but also to be more forgiving and to have a touch more paddle power, suitable for the surfer looking for the one board quiver.

Popular performance shortboard models include the DHD - DNA rode by legend Mick Fanning, the JS - Monsta 8 a favourite among the elite JS industries team and the Sharp Eye - #77 model Filipe Toledo's weapon of choice for pumping waves.

If you're having trouble deciding if a high performance surfboard is for you, review our article High Performance Surfboards: The Pros and Cons.
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Arrow
Emery

$899.00

The Arrow is best for performance surfing. With additional nose width, the board planes easier over sections and offers extra stability for landing airs. The Arrow by Emery is a great all-around performance model that lights up in surf up to 6ft.

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Pro Ho
Emery

$899.00

The Emery Pro Ho has been designed to advance your performance surfing, from competitions to days when you need that reliable board that will take your surfing to the next level.

The Pro Ho is best for high performance surfing, this board is very responsive, fast off the mark and has that magic bottom curve to stay critical in the pocket. The Emery Pro Ho is the shape all the pros order when they come to the Emery factory.

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Shoe
Emery

$899.00

The Emery Shoe has a smooth nose and tail outline like a shoe designed for smooth rail to rail surfing. The pulled in round tail allows you to surf in the pocket and top to bottom with ease, staying in the critical part of the wave.

All round performance surfing the Shoe has a loose and responsive feel and can be surfed in a range of conditions. This board holds its line well in bigger surf with the smooth features and forgiving rail complimenting the shapes performance.

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$899.00

The Black Angel is the modern shortboard. A smooth outline and deep single concave gives you a combination of good drive in the pocket and heaps of speed. The Black Angel has a deep double concave for the down the line speed and extra hold on rail.

The Black Angel is best for performance surfing. With generous foam under your chest you can get more waves, land airs and recover from full rail turns easier.

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Mini
Emery

$899.00

The Emery Mini has been designed and built to squeeze into every small space on the wave, without loosing its ability to be thrown. This board is ideal for critical surfing, for those looking for that extra response to perform in the pocket of the wave.

The Emery Mini is best for Performance Surfing, Its a compressed version of the Pro Model, with the flatter rocker, thicker rails and wider center, this surfboard will generate heaps of speed, allowing you to make every section.

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$899.00

The Black Angel 2 is updated version of Emery's most popular all rounder, the Black Angel. This version includes increased rocker in the tail allowing you to surf even tighter in the pocket and draw super fast and critical turns. It has a single concave fading to a shallow double out the fins which allows you to drive hard and fast off the bottom giving you plenty of speed.

The Black Angel 2 is best surfed in waves that have a good amount of punch and performs best in 2 to 6 foot conditions.

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$899.00

The Thrasher has been designed and built to get you through the flat sections and back into the pocket. Designed to be ridden 1 inch shorter than your height, this board is great for performance in the pocket.

The Emery Thrasher is best for transition surfing getting you back into the pocket. Prototyped off the Pro Ho and Mini model it has a little bit wider outline due to the less foam in the rails.

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$899.00

The Sled Zeppelin is designed purely for you to let loose and fly! Designed to be ridden 4 to 5 inches shorter than your height.

The Sled Zeppelin is best for flying! With good hold when putting it on the rail and more volume in a really short board you get a high performance ride.

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The Blackout
Superbrand
$795.00

The Blackout is one of those performance surfboards that'll cover the intermediate to advanced surfer in most conditions above waist high. Ride as a squash tail in the stock dims for high performance surfing in most conditions up to a little overhead or round tail in the step up dimensions beginning at 6'2 for Indo Style tubes. See more

The Madcat
Superbrand
$870.00

The Mad Cat by SUPERbrand is Clay Marzo's 2015 signature performance surfboard. With a high-performance rocker combined with a pulled in rounded square tail with a slight hip in the outline, this board is super responsive. The extra width in the nose and fuller rails ensures you can really get plenty of paddle power and natural speed.

The Mad Cat lets you really rip in anything waist high to double overhead. Great with a thruster setup with a pulled in rounded square tail or as a quad with a swallow tail. A very forgiving board that is easy to paddle and really smooth in rail to rail transitions.

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