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  • CJ Nelson Designs - Corey Colapinto - Colapintail, Brushed Carbon Yellow

CJ Nelson Colapintail - Brushed Carbon Fiber


Product Description

The Colapintail has been a board Ryan Engle and I have been working on for a long time. It’s a board that has helped me bridge the gap between longboarding and shortboarding because of its ability to trim, noseride, and turn. Originally influenced by Wayne Lynch, the first of these boards had a way wider tail, tons of Vee, and an 11’’ fin. After that, I realized why boards have been modified to where they are at now and began to draw more modern influences from people like Tommy Witt and Ryan Burch. I turned the rails down to allow for more speed to be carried throughout turns and nose rides, and also concaved out the vee in the tail, making for a spiral vee / double concave. I believe this helps put the board on rail, while still maintaining control. This board has been tried and tested at many reef breaks throughout Southern California, and is great for paddle power at waves that can be frustrating on a shortboard, and too intense for a log. I believe these style boards were called “fun boards” for a reason. – Corey Colapinto



8’3” x 21 1/2" x 2 3/4"

55.0 ltr

8’9” x 22 3/4" x 3”

63.0 ltr

Recommended Fins

Flying Diamond Revival or FCS II Connect, Clique or Whip.


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Carbon Fiber

  • Japanese manufactured carbon fiber. The best quality in the world
  • Flex characteristics….slow flex and fast rebound. Super responsive and snappy due to quick rebound rate. Ultra performance.
  • Our lightest material with the best strength to weight ratio.

Xeon Fiberglass

  • Blend of traditional fiberglass and opaque pigment to give that classic look.
  • Flex characteristics… Most amount of flex out of all of our lamination process. Immediate addiction warning.
  • Traditional look with space-age feel.


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