Without a doubt, Moloy Sports in the past 10 years, the most question asked by surfers is ‘Which material should my surfboard be made of? With the rapid advance of technology in surfing, now we have multiple options to choose from.
Epoxy material makes Planche à pagaie debout lighter, stronger. The polystyrene foam (PE) interior used in an epoxy surfboard weighs less than the polyurethane (PU) interior in a traditional surfboard, making it lighter.
Its superior performance and strength have been proven in a wide variety of wave conditions.
An epoxy surfboard has better buoyancy than a fiberglass board, making it easier to paddle, float, and ultimately catch waves. This makes them an excellent choice for those surfers who are just starting out.
Unlike regular polyurethane core surfboards, EPOXY ISUP Board features high-density EPS core, lamination of epoxy resin, and the finest fiberglass cloth. The board design of gloss piano baking finish gives a semi polishing appearance. With EVA mat, easy accessible handle, leash, oar and rear fin, it is a perfect choice for surfing and cruising.
In this type of construction, manufacturers choose to add other materials to improve the flex of the board.
Also known as fiberglass or polyurethane (PU) boards.
Polyester surfboards have been manufactured for over 50 years and are considered the most traditional surfboard.
The shape is given by an inner polyurethane foam with a wooden “soul” in the center.
The PU foam is wrapped in fiberglass fabric and It is coated with polyester resin to make it hard.
This is the main reason why many experienced surfers still use polyester boards.Epoxy boards have not yet achieved the same sensitivity provided by polyester boards.
In heavier conditions, in powerful waves, they help to maintain speed control.