Design Forum: Britt Merrick on Channel Islands’ CI Twin – An elaborate design culled from a thrifty find

Design Forum: Britt Merrick on Channel Islands’ CI Twin – An elaborate design culled from a thrifty find

Adapted from that snazzy thrift find, the CI Twin features an updated rocker for modern turning, vee and channels through the back-third to enhance speed and hold, and the option for a nubby trail-fin box for additional responsiveness.

The visionary Channel Islands shaper’s friend scored a fetching, pre-thruster era winged twin at a Southern California yard sale that had, coincidentally, once belonged to Britt’s famous father, Al.

And when it came time to develop a modern version for CI’s arsenal of spring and summertime grovelers, Merrick already had a fitting template at top of mind.

Read more here: Surfer Mag

Design Forum: Britt Merrick on Channel Islands’ CI Twin   An elaborate design culled from a thrifty find surf photo  Design Forum: Britt Merrick on Channel Islands’ CI Twin   An elaborate design culled from a thrifty find surf photo  Design Forum: Britt Merrick on Channel Islands’ CI Twin   An elaborate design culled from a thrifty find surf photo

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