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1980     McCoy     Lazor Zap    5 ft 6"
# 112
MANUFACTURE
MANUFACTURER
McCoy Surfboards  Lot  24 Cape Thompsons Road Avoca Beach  ph. (04382-1541)
SHAPER:  Geoff McCoy
DESIGN:  Lazor - Zap/''Astron Zot''
DESIGNER: Geoff McCoy/Cheyne Horan
SPECIFICATIONS
CONSTRUCTION
Fibreglassed foam blank, 1/4" redwood  stringer, spray,  r/h plug 
DIMENSIONS
Length:
5
feet
6
inches
Width:
20 1/2
inches
Wide Point:
-ve 12
inches
Nose : 
11 1/2
inches
Tail:
19
inches
Thickness: 
  inches
Pod:
9 1/2
inches
Nose Lift: 
5
inches
Tail Lift:
2
inches
Weight:
  kilos
Volume:
  litres
Other, Flyer/s:
  inches
FEATURES
Nose:  pin
Tail:  swallow/fish
Deck:   flat, and flat 
Bottom:   flat, slight Vee 
Rails:  low round
Rocker: medium
FIN
Fin box? 
Original fin probably large raked and flex fin. 
Similar template to Boomerangsailboard fin. 
Later models featured the Cheyne Horan /Ben Lexan designed 
Star Fin/Winged Keel
Molded plastic for Fin box.
6 x 5  b @ n/a inches???
Ben Lexan/Cheyne Horan . 
DECOR
DECAL/S:
Deck: Down stringer -
1. Red 'McCoy' script at nose.
2.'Shaped by Geoff McCoy' black oval
3.Large 'Designed by Cheyne Horan + Winged Mermaid' logo. 
4.'Rip Curl' script red/yellow/blue? 
5.Small 'Four segment symbol logo at tail
On rails at sweet spot. - 'Gotcha' white/left and 'Cheyne' black/right
Bottom:  Same as deck but 1. is blue?
MARKINGS
Deck:
Bottom: Pencil along stringer : ''McCOY CHEYNE 'ASTRON - ZOT' / AUSTRALIA  -85- ''
COLOUR
Deck: Sprayed yellow stripe, two red (front) half rail panels, black checked Vee at centre.
Bottom: Sprayed yellow stripe, two red (front) half rail panels, black checked Vee at centre.
NOTES
BOARD HISTORY
On display at Dripping Wet Surf Shop, 93 North Steyne Manly. 02 9977-3549.
Photograph and dimensions estimate 13 January 1999. Dimensions 19 November 2000.
Some staining to blank, minor dings - repaired, 8'' delamination/ding on bottom - yellow 
DESIGN HISTORY
A no-nose, wide tailed single fin board designed by Geoff McCoy and Cheyne Horan, 1979-1984.
Later models featured Ben Lexan/Cheyne Horanís Winged Keel/Star fin, See Scream In Blue, below.
Reprised 1998 as Thruster finned Nugget model by McCoy Surfboards. 
REFERENCES.
Other Boards
# 73 Gordon and Smith Lazor - Zap 6 ft
Other McCoy Boards
# 45 Keyo Egg 5 ft 8''- shaped by Geoff McCoy
# 24 McCoy Rounded pin 6 ft 7''
Other Cheyne Horan Boards 
# 84 Bronzed Aussies/Cheyne Horan Design 5 ft 10''
Magazines
Drew Kampion : 'Profile : Cheyne Horan'
in Surfing magazine Vol 17 # 7 March 1981 pages 56 - 65.
Film
1. Dittrich, Scott : Follow the Sun, 1980. Includes Cheyne Horan on a 5 ft 6'' Lazor Zap at Waimea Bay.
2. xxx : Scream In Blue, 1982?
Follows Cheyene Horan's 1981-2? Professional World Tour with Lazor Zap/Star fin models.
CONDITION: 7.
Cheyne and McCoy Lazor Zap #112,
circa 1982
Photograph by Paul Moartens
Tracks : How to Surf, 1982.
Back cover advertisment for Rip Curl Wetsuits. 


Cheyne and McCoy Lazor Zap, circa 1981
Photograph by Terry Wilcox 
Nat's History 0f Surfing    Page 190

# 25 McCoy
Standard McCoy Decal (Blue)

#73 Winged Keel fin by Horan/Lexan
Cheyne Horan/Ben Lexan
Star/Winged Keel
http://www.cheynehoran.com.au/starfin.html


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