Board size 3'9" = Recommended rider weight up to 140 lbs
Board size 4'7" = Recommended rider weight up to 180 lbs
Board size 5'3" = Recommended rider weight up to 240 lbs
The SHIM is perfect for intermediate to advanced riders looking to take their skills to the next level. The SHIM has a fast rocker that allows it to carry speed anywhere on the curl, and its shorter profile makes it super maneuverable for rotational and air tricks. This new shape also features our DuraShell Construction which combines the buoyancy and feel of a high-end EPS board and the durability of a compression molded shape. Overall, the SHIM delivers the best of all worlds and one that a wakesurf enthusiast can’t pass up.
• DuraShell Construction
• EPS Core
• Single Concave Base
• Vented Tail Channels
• Lap Construction
• Layered Glass
• Tail Profile – Mid
• Tail Shape – Diamond
• Machined EVA Traction - Diamond
• Shaper: Butch Customs
Fins: 2 – 3.5 Torq 1 – 1.5 inch Fish
Developed to deliver the feel of a handmade surfer with the durability of compression molding. DuraShell surfers are very lightweight for the volume they carry, instantly giving you that handmade feeling. An innovative form of compression molding and vacuum finishing, DuraShell surfers are super durable and drop resistant at a price that suites most of today’s passionate wakesurfers. Hyperlite offers many unique shapes for both surf and skim style surfing with our DuraShell Construction. Don’t be fooled the copycats, only Hyperlite has perfected this technique producing the best surfers on the market today.
Hyperlite's proprietary construction process combining compression molding and vacuum finished techniques.
Expanded polystyrene foam provides a super lightweight and durable core.
SINGLE CONCAVE BASE
Channels water down the center of the board for a solid and controlled feel.
VENTED TAIL CHANNELS
Channels are designed to deliver traction on the water, vented channels hold that flow through the exit the tail of board maximizing their effectiveness.
Top & bottom fiberglass laminates overlap around at the rail to increase strength reinforcing the board.
Our fiberglass is available in 3 weights depending on the board. Over time, traditional woven glass fibers will separate. With layered glass every Hyperlite deck will have the same pop off the double up year after year.
TAIL PROFILE - MID
Traditional surfboard tail shape for quick carving and maneuverability.
MACHINED EVA TRACTION - DIAMOND
Ultra grade EVA foam machined into diamond shapes with a rough finish increases grip and hold.
THRUSTER TRI FIN
Surfing's most popular setup, tri-fin is ideal for surfers of all ability levels, the 3rd or center fin provides additional stability and maneuverability.
Scott Bouchard has been shaping wakeboards for close to twenty years, working with the biggest legends in the sport. Based in Satellite Beach, Florida Scott’s influence on wakeboard and wakesurf shapes can be seen throughout Hyperlite line up.
TAIL SHAPE - DIAMOND
The corners of the diamond tail deliver more pivotal and sharp turning characteristics.