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This is the bottom of the 5′ 7″ Bat Tail “Bonzer Bottom” that I posted

This is the bottom of the 5′ 7″ Bat Tail “Bonzer Bottom” that I posted the shots of my son Nathan doing the Squeegee paint design on the deck over the weekend. I froth on colors & have fun doing them, I guess I was feeling left out…

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The finished color design that my son Nathan did on the deck of the 5’7″

The finished color design that my son Nathan did on the deck of the 5’7″ Bat Tail Bonzer Bottom. This is the board from yesterdays post, it’s 20″ wide & 23/8″ thick. The bat tail is 8″wide. The blue, pink &…

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This is my son Nathan about to finish the color design on the 5’7″ Bonzer

This is my son Nathan about to finish the color design on the 5’7″ Bonzer Bat Tail. This is the board from this morning’s post. The blue, pink & yellow paint is water based. Paint viscosity is essential to get right, you don’t…

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My son Nathan starting to pour paint on the 5’7″ Bat Tail

My son Nathan starting to pour paint on the 5’7″ Bat Tail. This is the board from yesterday’s post. He’s doing a color design using blue, pink & yellow water based paint. For this type of design, there are no rules, the paint…

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I started shaping at 7am yesterday & finally got around to finishing the 5’7″ Bat

I started shaping at 7am yesterday & finally got around to finishing the 5’7″ Bat Tail “Bonzer Bottom” that I posted a photo of last Sunday. I’d put this one up on the rack for a few days while I worked on some custom orders.…

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Deck view of the double wing Bat Tail with the “Bonzer Bottom” from the previous

Deck view of the double wing Bat Tail with the “Bonzer Bottom” from the previous two posts. The board is 5’8″ long, 201/2″ wide & 23/8″ thick. ( 32 Litres ). Fin set up is thruster using FCS 2 plugs. “Bonzer”…

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The double wing Bat Tail with the “Bonzer Bottom” came back from the glassers on

The double wing Bat Tail with the “Bonzer Bottom” came back from the glassers on Surf Cargo last Wednesday, A guy had dropped off an envelope for me with a couple of DVD’s of Bells vision from the 1980’s. The work experience kid…

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5’8″, 201/2″ wide & 23/8″ thick

5’8″, 201/2″ wide & 23/8″ thick. A close up shot of the double wing Bat Tail “Bonzer” bottom that I posted this morning. Inspiration from Malcolm & Duncan Campbell who are the designers & innovator’s…

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5’8″, 201/2″ wide & 23/8″ thick

5’8″, 201/2″ wide & 23/8″ thick. (32 litres). I finished shaping this board on Tuesday afternoon. It’s got everything going on, double wings, Bat Tail & a “Bonzer” double concave bottom. I was…

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A vintage MR “Bat Tail” Twin Fin from the early 1980’s

A vintage MR “Bat Tail” Twin Fin from the early 1980’s. The standard tail back then & now on the Retro series of Twin Fins is a wing swallow. We made quite a few Bat Tails & from memory they went really well, although not a lot different…

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