MANUFACTURER: Scott Dillon Surfboards, 2 Gauldrons Road Coffs Harbour
SHAPER: Bill Urbany (USA)
DESIGNER: Ben Apia
Fibreglassed foam blank, with 1/4" redwood stringer , tint laminate, resin pinlines, r/h plug
Bottom: Flat, slight Vee in tail
Rails: Low soft block rails at sting, fine in tail
Rocker: Tail lift from sting
1.'Scott Dillon/Surfboards' rail to rail black script/ribbon, includes ' 2 Gauldrons Road Coffs Harbour' black text. See below.
2.Large 'URBANY' + graphic, black verticle on tail See below.
'Scott Dillon/Surfboards' rail to rail black script/ribbon, includes ' 2 Gauldrons Road Coffs Harbour' black text.
Deck: " 6' 8"/D " pencil on tail
Bottom: 'Jeff' pencil on tail
Yellow pigment/tint laminate with dark rail lap.
Black pin lines front 2/3rd, double pin lines on tail, 1" back V at sting (mirrors 'URBANY' graphic).
Bottom: yellow pigment/tint laminate with dark rail lap
Designed in 1974 by Ben Apia (Hawaii) characterized by
1.sting/flyers/wings set 2/3 rds back from the nose,
2. a stepped bottom at the flyers (featured only on early models) and
3.a swallow tail.
Fin boxes were common.
Note design precedents..
Ridden by Mark Richards 1975-77.
Reported, with thanks, by Saxon June 2003...
Photograph by Peter Booskovic
Printed in The Australian Surfers Journal Vol 1 # 3 Winter 1998 page 44
Note : Original Apia Surfboards 'Flame' Stinger, All Stingers with fin boxes, Twin fins with various decals.
All boards much photographed.