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One of the best known and most experienced Kneeboard surfer/shapers in the world offers you a full-range of custom, new and used Kneeboards factory direct. New boards are available in the factory shop ready to be viewed in person or shipped to you worldwide. Parksey's creating some the hottest trends in kneemachines: Malibu type performance kneeboards, Old Slab, New twin fin daimond tail and even, Balsa!! These boards designs are examples of the variation in shapes that can be ordered where the customer wants to utilise classic or older type outlines and designs but with the benefit of todays design knowledge. The most popular Four-fin and Tri-fin designs featured below are ridden by David Parkes and the rest of the Team. Board sizes and models below are guidelines- custom orders are tailored to meet your specific requirements, wave and experience. Get a board shaped by the 6-time Aussie champion kneeboarder today!

FOUR-FIN  MODELS
FOUR FIN FISH TAIL KNEEBOARD
FOUR FIN FISHTAIL KNEEBOARD  BOTTOM
FOUR-FIN FISHTAIL
5'10"x 23 1/4"
Good all-around board for waves between 2'- 6'
4 FIN ROUNDED SQUARETAIL KNEEBOARD
4 FIN KNEEBOARD ROUNDED SQUARETAIL
FOUR-FIN ROUNDED SQUARETAIL
5'10" x 23 1/2" channel bottom
The rounded squaretail provides plenty of planing area for getting the most out of low-powered waves while the four fins and thin tail allows the board to hang in there in juicier conditions like punchy beachbreaks.

4 FIN FISHTAIL KNEEBOARD

4 FIN FISHTAIL

FOUR-FIN FISHTAIL
6' 2" X 22 1/2"
Best in waves from 4' to 8'. Prefers hollower surf, but still works in other conditions like solid pointbreak waves. Can be surfed in bigger waves by changing fin
combination and placement.

4 FIN FISHTAIL KNEEBOARD GUN
FRIAR TUCK 4 FIN FISH TAIL KNEEBOARD GUN
FOUR-FIN FISHTAIL GUN
6'5" x 22 1/2"
Made for fast, down-the-line waves, sweeping turns and barrels. Order one for your next overseas trip!

TRI-FIN  MODELS
TRI-FIN WING - DIAMONDTAIL
5'8" x 23 1/4
A really good board for planing across flatter waves and carving on the face.
Small to medium sized waves
TRI-FIN ROUNDED PINTAIL
5' 10"' x 23 1/2"
Our most popular tri-fin. Suits waves up to 6' in a varity of conditions. Can be surfed in bigger waves by using bigger fin combinations.
TRI-FIN AREA PINTAIL
6' x 22 3/4 "
A performance oriented board for solid waves in the 4' to 8' range. The sleeker outline likes juicy waves.
TRI-FIN PINTAIL
6' 3" x 22 1/2"
Features "BIG" side fins for driving off the bottom and riding the tube in critical conditions.
The low-area pintail allows you to turn on demand at higher speeds.

variations of new and old, retros and customs: NEW BOARD DESIGNS

CLASSIC DIAMOND TAIL OUTLINE
with a little more overall curve than its 70/80's parent. Dave did heaps of these twins in the early 80's. Now available with multiple fin set ups. A tri fin is pictured.the diamond tail boards are based around the twin fins that I surfed and shaped during the early 80's. The full outline makes for a board that planes really easily and lets you surf with a minimium of effort - great for the surfer that really justs wants to cruise!
A 4 fin version of THE SINGLE FLYER TWIN that I took on an around Australia trip in 1980. More performance orientated than the classic full diamond tail.
Basically the same as THE SINGLE FLYER TWIN above, but a little longer and narrower to give a sleeker outline.
4 FIN FISH TAIL using a triple redwood stringer. Shape is based around an older style "fish" kneeboard but combines todays rails, foils, bottom shape and fin placements.This board was shaped for Bob from San Diego


FLEX TAIL
. A true classic slab outline with a big single fin and a 12" fin box. This era board is what was being made when I first started to work in the Friar Tuck factory for Peter Ware. Available with or without the flex tail.
This board made for Rod from Western Australia.

The green board was a John Ware shaped
FLEX TAIL
circa mid 70s
 
Bonzer Tri Fin Kneeboard
A board that goes like a long board, easy to paddle & planes well in small surf - but is kneeboard, not a long board.
MALIBU STYLE PERFORMANCE BOARDS


NEW DESIGNS POSTING SOON...

and also coming soon,
DP'S KEEL FIN FISH
A great innovation in kneeboard technology - Save your knees! Available only through Parksey and selected dealers.

KNEEBOARD DECK GRIP - TWO TYPES
Grip designed by 6-time Australian Champ David Parkes specifically for kneeboards and kneeboarders!

deck pad for kneeboards

LAMINATES & LOGOS

Choose the modern Parkes logos or the classic Friar Tuck laminate on custom orders, with a variety of color to match your custom spray/design.

ORDER INFO:
Prices on customs vary, generally starting around $675 (Aust) plus gst and shipping. For a current price list, contact Parkes direct!

Don't forget - Parkes Australia has one of the largest selection of Kneeboard Accessories and Used Kneeboards in the world. Check out some of the history of the classic Friar Tuck Label, hot photos of Parkes Kneeboard Team Riders and some of David's Competitive Highlights.

David Parkes is also proud to be the exclusive Australian distributor
of kneeboards by world renowned shaper
Bud McCray of Blast Hawaii!
For order information, contact Parkesy direct.

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