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BRANDSDESCRIPTIONThe Super Fish XL has all of the features that make the Super Fish such a blast to ride but with the extra volume and length to be the perfect step down from a long board or a high volume big guy performance fish.
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The reason for the Super Fish XL success is that the XL blends the same high performance surfing with wave catching ability as the Super Fish. With high volume under the chest this allows you to ride a shorter board than usual while still raking in a high wave count.
The XL also has the optional tri/quad fin setup and comes with all five fins so you can ride it either way. This is one of the most fun designs ever shaped and it comes in a size range for every surfer.WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING ABOUT THIS BOARD
"This board is the most fun I have had in years! Went out yesterday in head high surf and it was awesome! Caught waves so easy and incredible acceleration down the line! My first wave i was actually giggling to myself because I was turning so quick and ripped a huge cutback!"
Click the "LIVE CHAT" button to chat with a GSI staff member about this product or finding the right product for you.TECH INFORMATION (roll mouse over icons for more info)COLORWAYSDIMENSIONS LENGTH WIDTH THICK VOLUME FINS APPROX WEIGHT RANGE 6'8'' 21'' 2 3/4'' 43 ltr FCS M7 / M3 QUAD 85kg / 187lb or less 7'3'' 22'' 3'' 53 ltr FCS M7 / M3 QUAD 90kg / 198lb 8'0'' 23'' 3 3/16'' 71 ltr FCS M7 / M3 QUAD 90kg / 198lb +PRODUCT VIDEO
11/20/2011 10:15:00 PM
Greg Redgard from qld, australia says:
WOW WOW WOW ,i am fifty 110 kls been surfn for 40 years ,i built the first surfing reef in the world in bargara with a 30 ton excavator GOOGLE greg redgard surfing reefs have a read (great concept)should be more of them,I surf in waves from 2 foot to 4 foot , I rode high performance mals for the last 10 Years and shortboards in my younger years,I AM THAT IMPRESSED I AM ORDERING A 7 FOOTER AS WELL,,UNREAL i feel like i am 20 again the 7S surfs sooooo loose.
7/31/2011 1:42:00 PM
jason bethel from ca, us says:
I have about 5 boards and this is the board I always seem to grab in almost any condition. A new board is not needed at this time but the new 7s sea shepard looks too cool to not get.
8/25/2010 1:19:00 AM
Karen from CA, USA says:
I have been surfin since I was 6 years old. I am now 46 and have gained a few pounds over the years so have been surfin longboards. This board is the most fun I have had in years! Went out yesterday in head high surf and it was awesome! Caught waves so easy and incredible acceleration down the line! And turns SOOO much better than my longboard! My first wave i was actually giggling to myself because I was turning so quick and ripped a huge cutback! Any gal or guy out there that wants a really fun board get a 7s fish you wont regret it!
6/25/2010 1:18:00 AM
Peter Reilly from Florida, USA says:
I bought a Fish XL 8’00” epoxy just after Christmas started riding it and a crack developed on the deck through the rail area. I was in the water with a rep from one of GSI’s major competitors SurfTech and he was like those guys build some good shit that should not have happened. I contacted customer support and they put me in contact with this dude Cory. These people went all out and replaced my board. I cannot say enough about these guys. When is the last time you saw a company stand behind their product? I got the new board in time to ride some good waves just before Memorial Day and what swells were left through the weekend. This thing can accelerate; I only ride it as a quad. I sit out side with the long boarders and get anything they can get. But have a lot more fun. Only problem now is everyone wants to try it. If you let them good luck getting it back they wine like babies and tell well you can ride my board. I plan on getting another one maybe the 6’8” just for the hell of it since I like this thing so much. It is the only board I take out now the other boards in my quiver are getting jealous as they collect dust.
6/4/2010 8:33:00 AM
Glenn from New York, usa says:
OK so here is a true story. Been surfing for an honest 45 years,still ripping at 56 yrs. old.I am 6ft tall and weigh 172 lbs. I have an 8'0 7SXL thought it was fabulous, still is. Got the epoxy 7'3 great but too floaty for it's size. Got the 7'3 polyester and it rocks and rips. Got the 6'8 poly and it's even better still. Riding all as quads. All around favorite boards, fast, maneuverable and still having people paddle up and ask what I'm riding because they catch waves and fly so well. Don't hesitate to get on one and feel right at home. Catch more waves, keep the joy in surfing.......so glad to have found boards I just love consistently every session.
4/13/2010 6:23:00 PM
Ted from NSW, MORUYA says:
I have been riding a 9' mal until recently purchasing a Super Fish XL 7'3". This board has given me a new lease on surfing. It is easy to paddle and goes like a scalded cat, it holds a great line in hollow waves. I have even made the odd barrell or two! At 59 years young I thought I would never get off the mal, but I'm surfing this board all the time now. Every time I get out of the water I am stoked, I can't get enough of it, this board is great fun. Thanks to Dave at Off Shore Moruya for a great deal and thanks for a great product.
3/18/2010 8:18:00 AM
Todd Jackson from CA, United States says:
I just got this board recently and have ridden it twice so far. Once with the thruster set up and the second with the quad set up. Both worked well, but the quad set up seemed to turn a bit easier. I'm a big guy 6'4 220 lbs and was looking for a board that could float me and still do some good turns. I wanted a board that paddled like a longboard and that I could turn like a short board. As a weekend warrior I don't get to surf as often as I'd like too, so when I do I want to make sure I can catch a bunch of waves. This board catches waves like a long board. If you are looking for the best of both worlds, this is your board! I would highly recommend it.
2/4/2010 5:56:00 PM
Robert Koch from Hawaii, USA says:
picked up the 8'0" super fish about a month ago. read about it on line and saw it at the shop,it looked very interesting. At 55 years old I dont paddle like I used to. I've been longboarding for the last 6 or so years mostiy to keep my wave count up in our crowed Hawaiian line ups.I've been wanting to go shorter ,but worryed about wave catching abbility. the 8'0" super fish looked like the ticket with its thickness combined with the thinner high proformance rails. I was a bit worryed it might be too "corky" for juicy Hawaiian surf. rode it in some ok surf(sholder to head high) and it went realy well, super lose and fast .compared to my longboards it felt like a 5'10" fish to me at first. then I finaly got it into some good surf.clean 10' face Haleiwa. my worries were put to rest. It held in good off the bottom ,ripped off the top and held in great on the hollow Haleiwa inside section. one of the best things was how easy it was to paddel it over the edge and get in early. these waves are about as big as I go these days and the super fish meets all my needs Thanks for a great board, I hav'nt bought a board off the rack in over 20 years untill this one. Stoked in Haleiwa ,thanks.
1/22/2010 11:34:00 AM
Jeff Blackburn from Queensland, Australia says:
my mates son bought the board and didn't like it - i normally surf a 9 foot mal - this thing is easy to paddle and can pull onto small waves - performance wise it rocks - makes you feel young again - if you want to get back into riding something bit smaller go for one of these you won't be dissapointed
12/31/2009 8:17:00 AM
Bruce White from NSW, Australia says:
I am a 59 year old longboard rider who finds that when I travel (cheap flights) planes don't like my 9 ft boards. Solved the problem with an 8ft XL and a recent trip to the north end of the North Island of New Zealand confirmed that it can handle everything I came across from small sloppy Shipwrecks to a brilliant 4ft Elliotts Beach. Hoping to stop falling off the back soon, need to anticipate the acceleration of this board.
12/12/2009 10:51:00 PM
orlando from NSW, australia says:
Bought an 8 footer to come back into surfing after a year off from injury and a year older (54) and at present no surf strength. As I surf mostly in Sydney, I need lots of paddling go to beat the young turks, poms, brazilians and the pack in general - and I just don't like surfing mals. Thought the board would be a bit of a dog in the water given looks like a barge (even has bolt holes on the deck to fit a hoist - just joking), but on a wave it is super maneuverable with back foot over the fins style - can be ridden forward too. The board can be torqued around like a short twinnie - in fact the way it rides is reminiscent of an early '80's twinnie. It accelerates very quickly from takeoff, has a high trim speed and really eats bottom turns (running it as a quad). Only thing to say I would like different is to have a version of similar length that is a bit narrower, pointier in the nose, narrower swallow and has more nose rocker - but that would make it into something different - a sort of 7S semi gun... cheers
9/28/2009 3:01:00 AM
Steve Stanford from ca, USA says:
I purchased a 7s super fish XL from FREELINE in Santa Cruz CA back in july 09. I demo'ed alot of different boards from surf shops from San Diego to Santa Cruz and found this was the board for me. As soon as I jumped on the board to paddle out, I could feel how it floated me and how stable is was. The first few waves were getting a feel for the board- after that I could tell this board was going to make me a better surfer. Freeline let my son and I demo the 6'8" xl and the 7'3"xl, later my son asked if I wanted to ride the 6'8", no thanks - I told him, I just found my board. I couldn't wait to get back to Freeline toorder my board. By the way if your going to buy a 7s please go see John Mell or Jimmy at Freeline. They treated me so well- completely focused on me and how they could help me with my decisions. When my board came in, Jimmy set my board up, installed my fins,leash,wax, board bag, all at a killer price. I can't afford to have multi boards so I call this my one board quiver. Over head at sunset cliffs or 3-4' at C street it performes really good for me. I was so worried about buyers remorse, not with this board, It's turning out better than I hoping for. I'm really happy with it.
6/17/2009 10:46:00 AM
Glen from Long Islan, US says:
Glenn says: I see all these reviews by Australians and wonder if it's true. Well, they are right on! I've been surfing for 46 years and have had hundreds of boards. I prefer mostly high performance long boards or floaty short boards. I weigh 175lbs and selected an 8ft glass 7S XL Fish. Honestly, this is the fastest and most maneuverable board i've come across. I surfed 3 sessions last Saturday in chest high waves with some bigger sets and I was rocked by how I was able to consistently go faster over and around sections, make later and later take-offs and throw harder turns in critical sections. I just kept smiling and looking at the board like, "what's this all about?". I love the way it paddles, obviously well at my weight yet it's still so maneuverable. My impression of the fins ( set up as quad) is they are too sharp (dangerous) cheap plastic. I invested happily in a new set of FCS and it's perfect. I did look at the 8 ft epoxy but chose the glass. Epoxy was too beefy all the way around, nose to tail. I am seriously considering getting the 7'3 epoxy for my "shorter board" as it looked and felt very dialed in as epoxy, more dialed in than the epoxy 8'0. Fabulous job on the step deck design of the rails. Floats yet lets the rails keep their speed and maneuverability. Way to go ..... and thanks
5/23/2009 1:04:00 AM
Ray Mee from MS, USA says:
I'm 52 years old and just now getting back into surfing after a long 30 year absence. The last board I owned was a 6'8" Bunger swallow winger (bought it in 73'). Great board but long gone.......stolen! Was invited to go to Costa Rica with a good friend in Nov 07' and got hooked all over again. Was on a rental that was ok but just didn't feel right. But, one week of solid surfing was all it took. I just bought the 8' Superfish XL at Innerlight in Pensacola, Fla. Everything I read about this board seemed to fix exactly what I've been looking for. I went for it, then immediately after, buyers remorse set in as this just seemed too good to be true. Just two weeks after purchaing the board Pensacola was blessed with some chest to head high surf from a low pressure system in the gulf. I arrived at the "Dunes" where a couple of locals filled me in on the break (thanks...you guys are awesome). After a couple of nice lefts the board felt like a long lost friend. It IS everything that it's said to be. From paddling to bottom turns to roller coasters and even a somewhat "laid back" off the lip maneuver I can honestly say, I'm stoked! Thanks........gotta love technology!
5/9/2009 9:12:00 AM
DQ from Texas, USA says:
I just started surfing in the last year and had been riding a 9ft longboard. I wanted to start riding a short board or a fish. After some research I desided on the Superfish. It paddle's nicer than my longboard but turns like a short board. It's perfect for our Texas waves. Oh wait theres no surf here, stay away.
4/19/2009 9:54:00 PM
Richard Vuletich from Hawkes Bay, New Zealand says:
I have just brough a 6,8 ft superfish xl awesome board .... best i have ever owned i can steel waves off longboarders in 2ft surf and the board holds good speed and turns on a dime. It's what surfing is all about catching more waves ... this board has lifted my level of surfing tremendesly i will never need another board. I am 90kg and struggled in small surf on thin cool looking boards that did'nt work but this board just charges !! Do yourself a favour go buy one and watch your other boards gather dust.
2/7/2009 3:08:00 AM
Rich Flitton from Glos, United Kingdom says:
Being a 45 year old, 6'6" tall, 110Kgs ex rugby player, I have been relegated to longboards for the past few years. I brought the 8.0ft XL to give me options on bigger days, and it works great. I would recommend it to anyone.
1/2/2009 10:10:00 AM
Dano from South Caro, USA says:
I love this board! I have been reading the reviews about the superfish for months and was very curious because the reviews sounded genuine and not like contrived marketing bs. All the hype is real. Your surfing should be transformed. The thickness of the superfish allows you to get in the wave so early its not even funny and then the speed and ease of maneuverability are unreal. I am thrilled. This has taken over my quiver. Mine is an 8ft thruster set up. I got a great deal on the 8ft but really wanted something shorter because I have 9ft long board, and 7'6 hybrid. I was worried that it would be lunky and too big because it is only a foot shorter than my log. Even the 8ft xl handles like a dream, smooth, stable and nimble all at the same time. I am 6'2" and 195lbs and it feels like a 6'4" but seriously paddles faster and easier than my 9' longboard. There is so much hype about surfboard design these days but in this case its all true. I surf Fl and SC mostly and getting into the wave super early is the deal. Get as close to the nose as you can without pearling, head front and down and paddle like crazy, it starts planing out and skimming and you pop up with nothing but unbroken virgin face and take it all the in to the shore break just don't break yer heed! Thanks for the great board design!
11/28/2008 1:16:00 PM
Tony Marshall from NSW, Australia says:
Getting back into surfing after 15 years was never going to be easy. Older and heavier and slower I knew I would have to work hard at it. For the first year I rode a 7''6"" and an 8" Merrick Tufflite with pretty mixed results. Very light and corky they didn't like the wind or any chop and I still wasn't getting onto the waves I wanted in a crowded line-up. I saw the Super Fish in mags many times and thought they looked great. 12 months latter I bought one and I can't tell you how much i love surfing my 7"'3. It came as a quad and has been a revolution for me. That flat rocker means it is fast to paddle, quick down the face and you can really drive that thing down the line. Drop into steep waves and turn on the face those fins in a swallow tail will never let go. I haven't quite got the full speed roundhouse down pat yet but I am sure working on it and have every confidence that board will go anywhere i point it. At 57 years old and 80 kg I can tell you i am really enjoying my surfing and a lot of this I put down to a board design that is very forgiving but at the the same time very positive in its response and feedback to the rider. I really love my Super Fish. Yours in appreciation. Tony Marshall.
11/15/2008 12:55:00 PM
Bill Andrews from California, USA says:
Hit the water for the first time with my 7'3" Superfish XL and it is everything they say it is. Paddles like my 9' board (maybe faster), wave catcher, fast and loose and hands down my favorite board. I really can't believe how great this board works and I have been smiling all day. Best money you will EVER spend!
11/10/2008 11:54:00 AM
Geoff from newjersey, usa says:
I was looking for a new board and my freinds told me they loved there quads they had recently purchased. After doing some research and considering the boards I usually ride 7'6 August and 9'2 WRV I decided to combine the best of both boards. I purchased the 7'3 super fish and love it. This board rips I have ridden it in decent chest plus surf and smaller and it rides great. Catches waves easy and is very fast. The QUAD set up totally blew me away a 100% great board. I highly recommend it for performance and ease of paddling. 35 an still rippin thanks to 7S.....
11/8/2008 7:16:00 AM
Craig McDaniel from FL, USA says:
I recently purchased a 7S 8’ XL super fish from Surf Station in St. Augustine, Florida. I am happy to report that this is by far the most fun I have had on any surfboard. I waited to write this letter, the reason for the wait is because it took a few surf sessions to get used to how fast and maneuverable it is. Today the waves were about shoulder high with some form to them. I was doing maneuvers I have only thought about and had never done before. This board is tremendous. I am 54 years old and have been surfing since 14. Most of my time in the water for the past 10 years or so has been with boards 9’ or longer. I was hoping the 8’ would be just a little more maneuverable. I wasn’t really looking for speed. After today, I realize that I got everything I was hoping for and much, much more. The board is super fast, I have the 4 fin set up and I find myself able to turn at the very top of the wave. I dropped down on one wave and rocked up the wave and went above the top of the lip of the wave. I am now thinking that next time this happens I will have to try to land it. This has never been something I would have even contemplated on any of the other boards that I have surfed. Great job in designing this board and I am very happy with the look and feel of it. Catching waves has been relatively easy. I wish you folks all the success in the world and hope you sell many of these to others. I wish all to have the fun that I am now having on this board.
9/26/2008 9:50:00 PM
JERRY TARTARO from RHODE ISLA, USA says:
OKAY, YESTERDAY, HEAD HIGH, CROWDED, CLEAN...ON MY 9-0 PERF LONGBOARD...THIS GUY PADDLES UP WITH AN 8-0 SUPERFISH XL...ASKED HIM IF I COULD TRY IT.....MAYBE TAKE A FEW WAVES ON IT....ONE HOUR LATER HE WAS ASKING FOR IT BACK...IM 54, 180LBS...SOME A-C JOINT ARTHRITIS(SHOULDER) SURFIN SINCE I WAS 11..I WAS PADDLING INTO THESE WAVES LONGSIDE THEU GUYS ON THE 9-6'S...AND MAKING BOTTOM TURNS AND S TURNS ON THE WAVE FACES LIKE I DID 30 YEARS AGO....GOOOD NEWS, NO SHOULDER PAIN, NO BACK PAIN...THIS BOARD PADDLES FAST, AND TURNS LIKE A 6FT. SHORT BOARD....I CALLED IN SICK TO WORK TODAY, SO I CAN GO GET ONE FOR MYSELF..LOLOL...THEN IM SURFIN.....THIS BOARD IS GOING TO BE A GREAT COMPLEMENT TO MY 7-10 TAK FLO EGG....IM THINKIN ABOUT GETTIN RID OF THE 9-0 PERF. BOARD....THE 8-0 SUPERFISH XL COVERS THE WHOLE RANGE....AND I CAN DO CHEATER 5'S ON THIS THING ALL DAY LONG...BIGGEST DILEMMA RIGHT NOW, DO I GET THE CLEAR SANDED FINISH? AND WHAT COLOR.....PURA VIDA.........
9/11/2008 12:49:00 PM
Jerry Johnston from California, USA says:
I recently purchased an Superfish XL, and I sure like it! I just turned 60 and have been riding a 9' 6" Bear Surftech for the past 3 years. I've experimented with a few fish prior, but found them too hard to paddle and not as wave friendly. I saw your ad on surfline.com, and figured I'd go look at one. I went to Katin's in Seal Beach , took one look at the board and had to have it. The first session was really fun, I felt like I was in my 20's again doing some serious carving and speed runs. I even took it to San Onofre the other day, which usually handles big longboards. I was able to catch every wave I paddled for. Over all, a really nice and comfortable surfboard, that "rips." Keep up the good work. Aloha - Jerry Johnston, Long beach , Ca.
9/8/2008 8:55:00 AM
Chris McCarthy from South Isla, New Zealand says:
In 45 years of surfing I have never ridden a board that was so easy to paddle, so fast and manoeuvreable and just so much fun to ride!! Last year, after 10+ years of riding only longboards, I decide to have a last shot at riding something shorter. I'd seen a few Superfish boards around, and rode a demo 8 foot board. 3 waves were enough to convince me that I'd found my new board. I bought a 7' 3" and rediscovered my lost youth. This design has it all, ease of paddling, incredible acceleration, and turns so smoothly and tighter than you would believe! A little over a year later I've lost 25lbs, (you guys should sell these as weight-loss programs) my longboard has hardly been out of its bag, and I've bought a 6'8" five fin version. I feel like I've turned the clock back 30 years and my friends tell me I'm actually surfing better than I did then. If you've even thought about a new board, do yourself a favour and at least try one one of these rockets, for sheer fun alone they're right off the Richter scale!! I'm pushing myself far harder than I have for years and am more stoked than I was when I was a 16 year old grom. GSI make it true - life really is better when you surf!!
9/2/2008 4:21:00 PM
Dennis berry from WA, Australia says:
I ordered in / bought a 7S XL fish – 7.3 model around 2 weeks ago, I’m 42, 95kg and 6ft2, I have been surfing short boards since I was 10 years old, now I have had 3 surfs on the XL fish and man I’m very impressed indeed, first 3 waves on it had me adjusting to volume and speed, but after that I was hooked. It takes the steep drops very well, picks up waves very very easily has crazy open face speed, cut backs, floaters are very smooth to perform and once you get the back foot weight over the front fins sorted it is very easy to get up on end for reos etc. Just had to send this through, after I was a little skeptical at first but then took the punt and bought one, the board works just as it is marketed and I highly recommend them to anyone else looking for something a little different and a pep along with there surf performance and stoke. 3 sessions in 3 to 4 ft surf, 140 waves or there abouts later and indeed hooked, so congrats to whoever sorted the shaping on the range, bloody good stuff, and the board will remain a must have in my quiver for sure (other boards might collect dust). Dennis WA
7/23/2008 5:32:00 AM
Mark Corvin from California, United States says:
I learned to surf at age 28, and have been surfing for over 20 years now, I surf once a week or more often if the surf is good, I 'm an intermediate surfer that prefers carving smooth lines on the wave. At 52 years of age, and 190 lbs, I'm just not as strong a paddler as I used to be and wanted a board that would catch waves easily, but did not want to switch to a long board. The 7'3" Super fish XL is exactly what I was looking for! I've had a dozen or so sessions on my new board now; my wave count is way up and I am able to do carving cutbacks I haven't done since my early thirties on a 6'7" short board at 165 lbs. Even my 34 year old buddy who rides a performance short board, liked the way the Super fish performed. He thought it turned better than his 6'4" twin keel fish. I still am riding the thruster setup but plan to experiment with the quad option soon.
7/10/2008 6:09:00 AM
Ray from PA, USA says:
Though the waves were not the best, the Super Fish XL (6'8")was a great ride. Easy to catch waves, easy to transition, got up on the rails fast and turned great. Stability of a long board, turned like a short board. Lots of fun. Looking forward to bigger waves to try it on. Thanks to Hot Wax for the recommendation!
7/6/2008 6:53:00 PM
Chris Thorn from NSW, Australia says:
I've had plenty of boards (hundreds in fact) over the past 20 odd years from potato chip shortboards, to logs to keels and everything else in between. I now have a 2 board quiver consisting of the 7'3 Super Fish Quad option and the 9'6 McTavish Fireball....a quiver to cover 1 foot peelers, 3-4 foot down the line freight trains and overhead kegs. The price is right, the quality is excellent, the shapes are perfect and the waves I've been lucky enough to have on them are some of the best ever. I'm 37yo, 97kg and the 7'3 Super Fish really is like cheating - just so much fun - thankyou !
6/3/2008 7:44:00 AM
Glen from Florida, USA says:
I just bought my 7'3" 7S Superfish XL, and popped it's cherry at Sebastian Inlet (I live in Boca Raton and we had no surf here). The board was great. It is very buoyant, easy to paddle, and catches waves like a machine. Also, it's very responsive on the waves. I was able to do a lot more cutting and turning than I can with my 8'6". I think my 8'6" may be a little easier to paddle. I'm 5'11" and weigh 180-185 lbs. I found that I had to find the balanced sweet spot on the 7S while paddling or it would feel a little wobbly. Once I got comfortable with it, it was just a joy to ride, a lot of waves and a lot of fun. Thanks for a great board.
5/30/2008 9:24:00 AM
Fin from QLD, Australia says:
I started to learn to surf a year ago and swapped off a 7'9 mal in Feb. I found this board amazing. I am not good at paddling and this is the best board for getting onto waves and it turns so well for its size. Considering my lack of natural talent this board seems to be doing it on its own. I have raved about it to anyone I speak to. I originally got the 7'3 because the 6'8 seeme to much of a jump but I'll buy that one in the next couple of months.
5/30/2008 6:39:00 AM
G Dub from Pennsylvan, USA says:
this is my first board and i must say in the normal jersey conditions it has made it easy for me to catch almost anything. I have the 8ft and have already rode a few waves in my first weekend. Very excited to see what this thing will let me do.
5/24/2008 8:56:00 PM
lindsay goward from queensland, australia says:
i am a very lucky winner of a HOTFM / GLOBAL SURF INDUSTRIES surf board comp at Noosa Heads. i've been riding shortboards & lately mini-mals for 25 years. i chose a 6'8" supafish & absolutely LOVE surfing it. my other boards are getting dusty from not being used. the board paddles well & catches waves easily. i've tried it as a 3 fin thruster, but the quad fin setup is sooooo much better !! thank you GSI, an amazing versitle fun board, i cant stop smilin !!! thanx to Mark & Jamie at NOOSA SURF FESTIVAL 2008 for a brilliant competition prize !!!
4/18/2008 12:47:00 PM
Señor Juju from CA, SF says:
I just got mine today and took it out... *Paddles like my 9'6". *Ride like a rocket. *Turns like my skateboard. Thing is a wave catching machine... and I am 6'2" 220lbs!
4/14/2008 2:22:00 PM
Paul from NSW, Australia says:
Still getting to know this board but have found it works well in every set of conditions I've ridden it in so far. Great speed after take off and a nice degree of looseness. Have even surfed 6' waves without the rear centre fin and found it to be still very controllable. While it's intended for 95kg+ surfers, I'm only 85kg and it does everything I want it to. It may even make my 7'3" thruster, my 8'6" mini mal and my 9'0" mal all redundant. (but I'll keep them for the sake of variety!)
4/10/2008 3:05:00 PM
Eric Moberg from Hawaii, USA says:
I've been surfing since 1964 and have surfed on every new shape that has come along. This is one of those boards that changes everything. Because of age, and the crowds here on Oahu I've been forced to get longer and thicker boards which catch waves easily but take the stoke out of the ride. My 8'0" catchs waves as easily as a 10' and rides like my short boards used to. Fast on edge turns, stable in the tube and generates unreal speed on any part of the wave. Old guys short board. Nothing like it! Mahalo!!
4/9/2008 12:44:00 PM
Moe Olivera from California, USA says:
I've been surfing for 35 years and have owned and riden almost every board imaginable. This 7'3 SuperFish is one of the best I've owned. It paddles and catches waves almost as good as my 8' longboard yet turns almost as well as my thin, 6'3 shortboard. A great board for mushy or crowded conditions. You can get to and catch waves and still be able to slash a cutback or slam an off-the-lip. The construction of the board is solid yet it's not too heavy.
3/10/2008 12:48:00 AM
Arturo from California, USA says:
On the first session with the XL i caught more waves, carved more wicked bottom turns and got more surfers drooling over my board than with any other board. And it just gets better with every session. I haven't had this much FUN on a board...ever! Thanks to you for making this gem and the guy at Momentum Surf.
3/9/2008 6:42:00 PM
Pappy from The shire , Australia says:
I bought this board today, March 2008. What can I say that has not already been said. This 8' machine can do it all. I have a 9'1 Longboard, a 6'4 fish, and a 6'6 hybrid and now they are all for sale. Forget about a quiver of boards, this board is the quiver. I weigh 100kg and this board fits like a glove. It has speed, I can pull off turns the same as a lot of shortboards i've owned, and did I mention I have not missed a wave yet. Get yourself one otherwise you will kick yourself. Unbelievable. I'm stoked
2/4/2008 8:57:00 PM
Andy from Western Au, Australia says:
I have just turned 45 and at 95kg i've been riding 7'6 mini mals with limited success. In fact i was feeling like a hack. Last year I saw a solid guy in the line up getting lots of waves on a fish so I went looking. I purchased this 6'8" 7S super fish. I have had more waves in the last 6 months on this fish than for many years. I'm surfing big and small stuff that I honestly thought I was beyond and getting in manouvers that I hadn't pulled off for a long time. I've actually lost 10kg in the process. If you are going to get one get it set up as a quad, it hangs in and is easy to turn, my whole surfing experience has been re-defined.
1/29/2008 12:28:00 PM
Gerald from Manila, Philippines says:
7'3 superfish XL...this board will rock your world!belive me it turns great and easy to paddle...this board will make you improve your surfing skill.bad side prone to presure dings..still Perfect board for me...cheers!!!!
1/24/2008 3:23:00 PM
Darryl Henniker from NSW, Australia says:
Ok, so I.m 60 in June and paddling isn't getting any easier! This 8 footer alleviates that issue and provides a great board and wave riding experience. I just love the feel of it and the weight and deck design means you can surf in most conditions. So now what do I do with the other boards I have?
1/21/2008 4:02:00 PM
Karyn from NSW, Australia says:
Was getting a bit bored on my longboard and looking for something shorter but still easy to paddle. Bought a 6'8" Superfish off the rack cause I liked the width in the nose and the stepped deck setup, also the price. I am so happy with it I hardly ever ride my mal any more, its really easy to catch waves and surfs like a shortboard. I would strongly recommend you try one of these boards if you are looking to go shorter, its so much fun.
1/15/2008 12:47:00 PM
Kasdon from NSW, Australia says:
I'm stoaked with this board, I reckon it goes well in many types of conditions, fast and fun!! Really good to see em put a couple of layers of glass on it too!! -no one likes a board that yer feet sink into as soon as you pull your first turn... or snap or crease it at a sneeze... Very happy with it.
1/5/2008 8:29:00 AM
Francisco from Florida, USA says:
I'm 235 pounds, and was surfing with a 6'8" shortboard. I stopped surfing when I was 20 and I'm now 31. Started surfing again and after going to the beach eight times and just being able to stand a couple of times I got frustrated. So I decided to change to an 8'0" Super Fish XL. On my first wave I had more fun than I had in the last eight times I when surfing in the past two months and also caught more waves. It's super easy to paddle and really stable. I went from frustrated to amazed in the first wave. My brother who I always go with couldn't believe it when he saw me riding like I did over a decade ago. Believe me, if you have trouble with your weight when paddeling, this is the board. True story.
1/2/2008 3:44:00 PM
david bogart from nj, usa says:
i got this board in dec of 07. i have ridden it several times in everything from thigh to chest high surf in a variety of conditions. bottom line is the board does what everyone sais! easy to get into the wave but so much looser then a longboard once your up and moving. this will help this 32 year old make the transition from a 9'6"back down to some smaller shapes. you wont be dissapointed.
12/25/2007 7:12:00 AM
Rob from FL, USA says:
Its rare to find that 'perfect board' when you are older, slower, and spend less time in the water (an average ability surfer like me), but when you do you want to share it with the world. This board is just insane. Im 6'2 and weigh 200lbs. I have the 6'8 Thruster and Im using GR FCS fins with the GS Trailer fin. What a combination, simply amazing! My wave count has maximized and I can catch anything from knee-overhead waves with it. Its really stable, but fast & loose and Im making steep drops easily that I couldnt make before or wouldnt even try for. This board has actually made me into a better surfer. I took this board with me on a Costa Rica trip recently and had a blast with it. I was catching everything, making hairy drops, nice cutbacks, and even some decent snaps off-da-lip and floaters! I was really impressed. I was skeptical about purchasing this board at first, but then I heard all the positive feedback, even from surf shops here in Florida. So, for the incredible price, I took the chance and got it and Im totally satisfied with the quality and performance of this 'perfect board'! I recommend the Super Fish XL to anyone that wants to catch a ton of waves with little effort and wants to have pure FUN!
12/11/2007 7:20:00 PM
Dean Telford from nsw, Australia says:
The 7s super fish is everything i had read very easy to paddel and the transition from my 9:4 mal to my 7:3 7s is very easy . iam 95 kg and this board flys
11/26/2007 9:24:00 AM
paolo morgia from ITALY, italy says:
36 yo intermediate longboarder, first time on super fish, 1-2 ft mediterranean windy waves, bottom turn and cut back without problemS... NO COMMENT
11/13/2007 4:56:00 AM
vitor from rio de jan, brasil says:
i have a 5'9 7S and it is sick!the best fishboard i ever had. it's perfect to surf the shitty waves of brasil. rides on flat! it's a pitty i cant buy another one here. cheers vitor
10/26/2007 3:23:00 PM
BILL WOLFSON from CALIFORNIA, USA says:
DIE HARD LONGBOARDER WHO HAS NEVER SURFED A SHORT BOARD IN HIS 35 YEARS OF SURFING...CHECKED-OUT EVERY FISH AVAILABLE...BOUGHT THE 7S SUPER FISH XL 8'-0" BASED ON YOUR WEBSITE INFO & GUYS @ KATIN'S SAID BRING IT BACK IF YOU DON'T LOVE IT...ORDERED THE 2 TONE BLUE RESIN TINT...LOOKS VERY COOL...FCS TRI FIN SYSTEM IS TOP NOTCH...& OVERALL QUALITY IS OUTSTANDING...THE BEST PART IS IT PERFORMS UNREAL !!!PADDLES & CATCHES WAVES LIKE A LONGBOARD...BUT RIDES LIKE A SHORT BOARD...RODE IT @ TRESTLES-MIDDLES & LOWERS...HEAD HIGH IT WAS SUPER FUN...2-4 FT OVER HEAD IT TURNED INTO A ROCKETSHIP !!! KEEPING 1 IN SO CAL & TAKING 1 TO MY CASA IN MAINLAND MEXICO....THANKS 7S
10/11/2007 4:41:00 PM
Dan 'Bogart' Kwholski from Virginia, USA says:
For awhile, I had been in the market for something a little more manuverable than my beloved 9 footers. I wanted the same float and paddling ability of my longboards, but the manuverabliity of a shorter board. Well, I have my cake and I'm eating it too! The Super Fish XL floats and paddles much like my logs and cuts like a shortboard. I finally tested it out in clean 4-6ft in Va Beach on 10.3.07, the board exceeded my expectations! Anyone looking to step up from their potato chip or step down from their longboard this a great board. This is one of the most sound surfboard purchases you can make, and for the price you can't afford NOT to have one.
10/9/2007 10:51:00 AM
Kenny Kerut from Louisiana, America says:
I'm only twelve and I surf small stuff in the gulf and this board is so easy to paddle and catch waves for a beginner. It can also go pretty fast down the line.
10/7/2007 11:51:00 AM
P-Nice from Washington, USA says:
Great All-around Board. Bought the 7'3" and i'm sooo Happy with it. Catches waves with ease. Turns alot better in Bigger Waves but it's still alot of fun on the smaller waves too. I have soo much confidence when i'm out in the line-up when it's really crowded because i know i'll get my share of waves with no worries. I'd really recomend having this board in your Quiver. Thanks 7S !!!!
9/29/2007 4:32:00 AM
Bob from MA, USA says:
Have been able to get my new XL Super Fish, 7'3" into the water twice in the last week and it is great! A very nice complement to the longboard ride.
9/24/2007 12:09:00 PM
Daniel from California, USA says:
I've been surfing for a month now, and a long board wouldnt fit in my truck without a roof rack so I got this. I am new to surfing and I can already surf thanks to this board. I would say this is prefect for new guys, like myself. Long enough to learn and still good for performance, it was a great investment. I would recommend this board to any one who is intrested in learning...
9/12/2007 12:44:00 PM
bogart family from va / nc, us says:
are you kidding me??? its not even fair... this things catches the waves for you! its almost impossible to pearl the nose on steeper drops and can catch knee high swell like a 9 footer. did i mention it turns like a swivel? i couldn't be more pleased!!!
9/10/2007 12:55:00 AM
Mike Colucci from New Jersey, USA says:
I'm 52 & been surfing since I was 11.I was mainly using a 9' performance board, but wanted to get back to a shorter board. I tried a couple of different shapes & styles without much luck. I was having trouble paddling fast enough to get into the wave before it got critical. All that changed with the Superfish XL. True to its advertisement it paddels like a longboard.It's truely improved my surfing 100%. The only change I would like on this board would be a little more rocker for the steep waves common to my area. All in all the Superfish XL is definatly my " go to " board in small & large conditions. Thanks I give it 4 & 1 half stars
9/6/2007 7:37:00 PM
Paul Blampied from Queensland, Australia says:
I have only been surfing for 2 years. I had a 7'2"mini mal and felt I was struggling to improve. I decided to purchase the 7'3" SUPER FISH XL and in one day I can't believe the difference. As a natural, left hand breaks are now so much easier, I'm doing cutbacks and catching the waves is a breeze. I feel like this board is an extension of my body. If you are considering purchasing a new board, you gotta be nuts not to get a SUPER FISH XL. Some of my mates have been surfing for years and they have this board as well so don't think for one second it's not for the experienced surfer!
9/1/2007 3:14:00 PM
Perkins from CA, USA says:
Very fast and stable, easy to get waves. Take a couple strokes, pop up, and hang on. It flys on 2'-5' waves, and surfs closed out mush. You can even duck dive it.
8/18/2007 1:11:00 PM
Joe from NJ, USA says:
board rides great. awesome transition from a longboard and really gets you set up to ride a shortboard. perfect in any conditions, even really small surf. handles great on big surf too, today was my first day of taking it out in head high + waves n it rode great, i was really surprised. good with cut backs n flies you through barrles, but a little stiff with cuts and sharp turns on small waves. does great on bigger waves tho for that. If you're looking to get on a shortboard and coming from a lonboard I say its an AWESOME buy! great with paddling too, so easy. they really do what the company claims too, they definitely improve your wave count! I ride usually a few times a gay, and I love mine, couldn't say enough about it.
8/10/2007 1:41:00 AM
Bruce henderson from South caro, USA says:
I think theboard is a winner, except for the weight. I would look into an epoxy model to lighten it up. Also, a 7'6'' model should be a standard.
6/19/2007 7:22:00 AM
Joe Barnum from CA, Oxnard says:
I just wanted to drop a note and let you guys know how blown away I've been since riding the 7'3 super fish. I'm attempting to transition from long boarding back to riding a short boarding, man has it been a challenge. I bought the super fish based on your ad and I am so happy I did. Easy of paddle, fast in the water and very responsive. I was really starting to get board with long boarding after 15 yrs, but was getting really frustrated with shortboading, not now. I must tell you that this is not a shape I would normally even look at but so glad I read yous web site on it. I'm blown away by the performance (Must be that never judge a book by its cover thing ) The first set of fins at came with the board made it feel like it had some drag in the tail, but it was a pretty mushy day so I wasn't really sure. I installed a set of FCS H-2s that I had and what a difference! I've talked to several of my friends and they're very interested in getting a fish. This is the only time I'v
6/16/2007 9:29:00 AM
Greg McKinnon from North Quee, Australia says:
Bought a 7' 3" super fish XL sight unseen for a boat trip to New Caledonia. The board was everything it said it would be. Weighing around 100kg and not surfing to regularly, this board was so easy to paddle and the speed of it was just fantastic. I rode 2 to 3 metre waves, heavy lips shallow reef with ease. It even haddled very sucky takeoffs. The board was so stable and just let me enjoy a fantastic surf trip around some absolutely stunning islands. We surfed every day of an 8 day trip and surfed anything from 2hours to 6 hours in the day. If you are after a great all round board this was just great for me, the only negative was that the board is'nt fantastic at getting vertical, but then I'm not into vertical that much these days Cheers Greg
5/31/2007 1:53:00 AM
Thomas Laur from MA, USA says:
Great board: Perfect alternative to a long board for the inconsistent swell of the North East. Behaves like a long/short board hybrid (best of both worlds). Lots of fun. Highly recommended! Thomas L
4/10/2007 1:42:00 PM
Craig from NA, Australia says:
I bought this years 7'3" XL Fish recently. I just wanted to let you know that this board surfs great. I have been surfing fish's, eggs and other hybrid types for years and this is the best yet. Love the flat rocker and curvey outline. Its fast and responsive. I surfed a nice 4 to 5ft right yesterday and had a few surfers ask what was I riding as they were blown away by the paddle power of my board. Got a few nice cover up's. When I bought the board I also purchased an MR twinnie set up, Ive only used them once as I find the thruster set up works great in every wave Ive surfed so far. Keep up the good work and make sure these boards are available in the future as I for one will be back for another when Ive worn this one out.
3/13/2007 9:12:00 AM
Ja from South Coas, New Zealand says:
6'8" Will extend your shortboard life span Still compete with tooth picks riding tooth picks.
2/3/2007 10:43:00 AM
Rez from California, USA says:
I just took delivery of a 6"8" Super Fish XL. It is one of the best boards I've ever owned. It works just as well in 2' surf at Salt Creek as it does in overhead conditions at Trestles. The thing paddles like my 9'0"!!! I was originally concerned about the fact it was made in Thailand. No worries. It's as solid as anything my shaper has produced in the last ten years. You'll be hard pressed to find a better value anywhere in the industry.
12/18/2006 8:06:00 AM
Mark from NSW, Australia says:
I just got the 8'0" Super Fish and it is sensational. I can't explain the freedom I feel I have now I have ditched the longboard. I was riding a 9'6" until I got this. The floation is great, paddles into the smallest waves. I can't get the smile off my face.
12/8/2006 10:12:00 PM
Michael Dorney from NSW, Australia says:
Bought a 6'8" Super Fish from Cabarita Beach surf shop owned by Col Eagle in NTH N.S.W. Coming off Longboards onto the Super Fish XL has made surfing really enjoyable again as now I can swap from my 9'2" Longboard to the 6'8' Super Fish without to much adjustment
7/11/2006 10:03:00 PM
Adam G from NSW, Australia says:
Went like the clappers, turned like a short board. Great for small surf.
7/10/2006 9:23:00 AM
Max Goldsmith from NSW, Australia says:
In typical Sydney summer surf this lets me get a lot more waves than my 6'6"
7/3/2006 2:41:00 AM
Mike Lawlor from Maine, USA says:
Extremely happy. Was looking for an alternative to longboarding small waves. Approaching 40 and was kidding myself I could still surf a 6'4"