FAST STICK FOR BIG GUYS
If you're a shortboarder stuck in a longboarder's body, the Moby Fish may be the choice for you. Because this seven-foot-plus funboard is 22 inches wide, nearly three inches thick, and made with floaty EPS foam, it paddles like a longboard. But thanks to the wide swallowtail design, it's considerably more nimble than most boards this big. It has a looser feel, and rides more like a shorter stick. Though it's still too clunky to be a true high-performance ride, the Moby Fish is a good all-conditions pick for the more casual surfer. 7'6" and 8'; rustysurfboards.com
Bonus: The single-to-double-barrel concave design equals mucho speedwe powered through many a would-be closeout section at notoriously fast Oceanside.
Bummer: It's not dynamic enough for advanced riders.