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1971     Barry Bennett   - Bob McTavish Tri fin  6 ft 8"  #9 
MANUFACTURE
MANUFACTURER:Barry Bennett Surfboards, 180 Harbord Road, Brookvale 
SHAPER: Bob McTavish
DESIGN:   Tri fin 
DESIGNER: Bob McTavish
SPECIFICATIONS
CONSTRUCTION
Dion foam blank, 1/4" redwood stringer, Volan glassed with tail patch, pin lines, fin fixed in internal box. 
DIMENSIONS
Length: 6 ft 8"      Width:  19"    Wide Point:   + ve
Nose :   x"         Tail   x"     Pod:   5"    Thickness: 
Nose/L:       Tail/L:          Weight/Volume:
FEATURES
Nose: semi pin
Tail:  square 
Deck:   flat 
Bottom:  flat 
Rails: thick round with edge at deck
Rocker:  medium
FINS
Tri fin : 
Single fin  8" x 6" base 
three way laminate - green/white/black fixed in internal fin box.
Two wide base side fins
2 1/2" x 2 1/2" 
three way laminate - green/white/black.
DECOR
DECALS
Deck
1.B. B. green diamond at sweet spot
2. Shaped by Bob McTavish' black script on tail, Small. see below
Bottom: 'B. B.' green diamond on nose
MARKINGS
Deck: 
Bottom:
COLOUR
Deck: Clear with black pin lines 
Bottom: Clear
# 9 Barry Bennett '67
NOTES
BOARD HISTORY
Custom order late 1971.
Board severely damaged (extensive dings, multiple stress factures) Butterbox, Long Reef 1972.
COMMENTS:
REFERENCES
Magazine 
Article
Mike Davis :Design Through Development in The Best of Tracks 1971 - factory photo, below.
Advertisement
Bennett Surfboards :The Three Ingredients to a Quality Surfboard 
in Surfing World magazine Vol 16 # 1 1971? Template/fin images.
CONDITION: N/a

Bob McTavish, Tri fin and Dog,
Barry Bennett Surfboards, 180 Harbord Road, Brookvale 1971.
Photographer unknown.
Image courtesy of Bennett Family Archives
Re-published in Mike Davis :Design Through Development in The Best of Tracks 1973.
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# 22 Handshaped by Bob McTavish

Image Left :
Internal fixed  fin box, 
Barry Bennnett Surfboards, circa 1971.


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