The Gromlin is a great board for both the kid who is just ready to start catching their own waves, or for little rippers who are looking for something different and fun to ride when the surf is less than firing.
Based off the Ghost DNA, it's the Step-Down cousin to the Phantom, with extra volume packed into a shorter, wider, flatter rockered package designed for quick acceleration, easily sustained speed and great paddle power. The Gremlin was made to get you excited about surfing on the days that are less-than-epic, and also to give you a taste of FunFormance that will get you fired up in any kind of surf.
The wider outline is complimented by a low entry rocker for easy speed and glide through the weakest, slowest sections. We left plenty of curve through the tail rocker to keep it performance oriented and add to maneuverability.
The bottom runs from single to double concave, with a nice bit of Vee running of the tail.
This makes it a board that paddles easy, gets up and goes fast, and still has a snappy, drivey, high-performance feel to get you the most out of every wave you catch.
Higher level surfers will want to ride this board as much as 4-6 inches below their height (and find that it actually has a full on high-performance side to it). A more intermediate level surfer will want to stick to something around their height.
It's also a great transitional board for the more beginner surfer who is ready to take the step away from their longboard (or whatever they have been riding) to a more FUNformance design! Whatever length suits you, it is meant to be ridden wider and thicker then your shortboard.