CONCEPT
 

OUTLINE
 

BOTTOM

RAILS
 

ROCKER

VOLUME

FINS

SUMMARY

–   The Wanderer is a refined single fin designed for better waves.
 

–   The outline features a pulled in rounded pintail to provide control in high quality waves
 

–   This single into double concave and low soft rail maximises hold and drive on steeper faces 
 

–   The low soft rails provide added penetration and control through higher speed turns
 

–   A classic single fin style rocker produces a smooth glide for smooth and stylish surfing.
 

–   The carefully balanced volume provides surprising paddle power
 

–   Standard with an adjustable 10" fin box, but side boxes can be added as an option.

–   With a touch more noselift and a pulled in tail template, the Wanderer is your desert island              single fin built for better quality surf as well as larger and hollower waves.

BOARD REVIEW

WE'VE GOT YOU COVERED!

When you're buying a custom Jim Banks Surfboard, we are going to draw on Jim's 45 years of experience to make sure that you're going to get the best board for you. We'll make sure that we understand what you've been riding, and what your new one needs to do, and as a result, ensure that your new one is going to be exactly what you need.  

 

Jim says that at times when he initially gets an order for a custom board, sometimes some of the finer details might not be totally clear, but when he comes to build the board, these things suddenly become plainly clear.  This is the sort of intuitive knowing only comes from four decades of building surfboards for people, and this is the sort of knowing that enables Jim to get it just right for customers time after time.

You know that feeling when you pick up a seriously good chef's knife or step into a really nice car? There's that impossible to ignore feeling of excellence. The sort of quality that's tricky to put into words, yet is as plainly obvious as the light of day.

Jim's boards have the same feeling.  When you take off and feel the board cutting thru the water, there it is, that feeling.

The feeling that you're riding something very special...
 

HISTORY

Jim's surfing at Cronulla's Shark Island, Hawaii's Pipeline and Sunset Beach in the 70's was revolutionary. When Jim won the Sunset Pro Class Trials at Hawaii's Sunset Beach in 1979, head judge Jack Shipley claimed that Jim's surfing had rewritten the book on backhand surfing.  

 

And then, when he turned his back on pro surfing and returned to pioneering many of Indonesia’s now world famous waves, he did all of it on boards that he shaped himself. So when you buy a Jim Banks board, you're not just buying any old surfboard, you're buying a piece of surfing's history. 

GUARANTEE

 

'I don't believe that buying a board should be a risky affair.

 

All my custom boards come with a performance guarantee. I'm only interested in building you a board that you absolutely love. 

 

If you feel that your board is not performing as good as you expected, I'll replace it for you or refund your money.'  

 

* Reasonable conditions apply.

 

Jim Banks

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