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the catalogue #236 

1964 Pacific Star by Dunlop  Malibu 9 ft 7''
#236


MANUFACTURE
MANUFACTURER: Pacific Star by Dunlop
SHAPER: Unknown
DESIGN: Malibu
DESIGNER:
SPECIFICATIONS

CONSTRUCTION
Foam blank, 1/2 inch cedar stringer, 1'' cedar tailbock, fibreglass, resin gel coat decor, fibreglass mat  fin.


DIMENSIONS
Length :
 9
ft
 7
inches
L2: 9ft
6''
Width :
 22
inches
Wide Point :
+ve 9 
inches
Nose :
 15 3/4
inches
Tail :
 15
inches
Thickness :
 23
inches
Pod :
 5
inches
Nose Lift :
  inches
Tail Lift :
  inches
Weight :
  kilos
Volume :
  litres
Other :
  inches  

FEATURES
Nose: Rounded Pin.
Tail: Square
Deck: Flat
Bottom: Flat with slight lift up on rails.
Rails: Round
Rocker: some nose lift
 

FIN
8 1/2'' x 10'' base x 10'' span @ 1''.
Fibreglass mat  fin, blue pigment.

DECOR
DECALS
Deck: Pacific Star Custom Built Boards and Dunlop text in offset oval graphic - green and black at the tail.
Small, possibly metalic label with illegible text and numerals inserted into the foam on right hand side below the decal (image below, right).
Bottom: 
MARKINGS
Deck: 270 and S - pencil inside decal.
Bottom:
COLOUR
Deck: Clear with two colour offset resin gel bands at sweet spot
Bottom: Clear. 
1965 -1966 Surf Permit - red with the centre (indicating the  issuing authority) removed in front of fin.


NOTES
BOARD HISTORY
Board added to surfresearch collection February 2008, thanks to Mitchell and Matt.

MANUFACTURER  HISTORY
Possibly  manufactured by a mainsteam manufacturer.
Possibly made in Queensland.
Possible connection with manufacturer in New Zealand.


Pacific Star decal,
#293-2494.


DESIGN HISTORY
 

COMMENTS

REFERENCES
 Surfabout Vol. 3 No.7, page 5.1966
 Full page add for Dunlop surfboards with removable slot fin , some of the Dunlop boards were called Pacific Star by Dunlop.







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