Hobie 2-piece Suitcase Surfboard (1960s)
Hobie 2-piece Suitcase Surfboard (1960s)
Hobie 2-piece Suitcase Surfboard (1960s)

Hobie 2-piece Suitcase Surfboard (1960s)

Surfboards

Identifer:
S.146
Dimensions
Width: 21 in
Length: 17 ft
Nose: 15 in
Tail: 14 in
Weight: 44 lb
In the early 1960's, boards of this era were normally 9' to 11' long and airplanes of those days did not have freight compartments large enough for them. As a result, boards that came apart in 2 or 3 sections were experimented with, and the "suitcase " board was born.