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1970 Plastic Mini-Malibu, 5ft 4''
#365



MANUFACTURE
MANUFACTURER: Unknown
SHAPER: 
DESIGN: Mini or Juvenile Malibu 
DESIGNER: 
SPECIFICATIONS

CONSTRUCTION
Roto-molded polyester shell, filled with foam and sealed with a plug in the pod, similar to the Windsurfer, see #89.
DIMENSIONS
Length:
5
feet  4 inches
L2 :   ft 
Width:
21
inches
Wide Point:
+ 1
inches
Nose :
14.5
inches
Tail:
13.5
inches
Thickness:
3 .5
inches
Pod: 
7
inches
Weight:

kilos
Volume:

litres
Nose/L 

inches
Tail/L:

inches
Other:
  inches




FEATURES
Nose: Rounded 
Tail: Square
Deck: Rolled
Bottom: Rounded concave around the fin.
Rails: Round
Rocker: gentle with slight nose lift
FIN
Plastic fin Reverse-D fin
1
7 x 11 base @ 1''

9

DECOR
DECALS
Nil
MARKINGS
Nil
COLOUR
Deck: White with remnants of a narrow black off-set stripe, originally also had a matching red stripe.
Bottom : White

NOTES
BOARD HISTORY
One Victorian collector noted in 2015 (edited):
My father bought his board new around 1970.
Originally it had full-length red white and black stripes, however, only the faded black stripe is now visible.

Sealed with a plug in the pod


DESIGN HISTORY
F
COMMENTS
REFERENCES
Magazines
 

CONDITION: 7








surfresearch.com.au
home catalogue history references appendix

Geoff Cater (2017) : Plastic Mini-Malibu, 5ft 4'', 1970.
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