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1966        Keyo Malibu- Bob McTavish Tailor Made    9 ft 4 1/2" 
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MANUFACTURE
MANUFACTURER: Keyo Surfboards 19 Sydnenham Road Brookvale Sydney
SHAPER: Bob McTavish
DESIGN: 'Sam' -Thin rail Malibu
DESIGNER: Bob McTavish 
SPECIFICATIONS

CONSTRUCTION
Foam blank with 1/4" redwood stringer, glassed in Volan with 2" rail lap. 

DIMENSIONS
Length :
9
ft 4 1/2 inches L2:
Width :
 23
inches
Wide Point :
 0
inches
Nose :
 17
inches
Tail :
 16 1/2
inches
Thickness :
 3
inches
Pod :
 6
inches
Nose Lift :
  inches
Tail Lift :
  inches
Weight :
  kilos
Volume :
  litres
Other :
  inches  


FEATURES
Nose: Round
Tail:  Square
Deck:   Flat
Bottom:  Rounded
Rails:  Chamfered rail nose to sweet spot then thin 50/50 to tail
Rocker:

FIN
11 1/2" x 9" base x 13''span @ 4 1/2''
Laminated Greenough Stage II

Post-production legrope hole at rear.


DECOR
DECALS
Deck: Keyo Bob McTavish Tailor Made
in orange and black script at rear sweet spot 
Bottom:
MARKINGS
Deck: 249 - pencil on rail
Bottom:
COLOUR
Deck: Clear 
Bottom:
# 36 Keyo

NOTES
BOARD HISTORY
Purchased October 2006.
The previous owner had no knowledge of the board's history.
Repairs in Volan ...to come.
DESIGN HISTORY
Keyo Surfboards
Bob McTavish
COMMENTS: With the chamfered rails in the nose section, this is a highly unusual example of this design. These models were vitrually the last of the Malibu's (for the 1960's).
REFERENCES
Books
Natís Nat Pages 124 - 145 Text and photographs.
CONDITION: 8
# 36 Keyo
# 36 Keyo

McTavish Quiver, June 2207.
From left to right:
Keyo
Dale
Keyo
Bluebird
Sky


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