Case Study Series: A deeper dive into the shapers behind the Daydream Research Center: https://daydreamsurfshop.com/pages/surf-clubCase Study #1: Marc AndreiniCase Sudy #2: Greg Liddle by Kirk Putnam
Case Study 03 Troy Elmore
In Episode Three of our Case Study series, we get to look under the hood of Elmore Surfboards and tap into the inspiration that makes this Costa Mesa legend's sleds so magical. Troy Elmore is a multifaceted craftsman and surfer. He's one of the few...
Case Study 02 Liddle Surfboards
In episode two of our Case Study series, we take a deeper dive into the mysterious world of displacement hulls by learning more about hull lord, Greg Liddle.
Case Study 01 Marc Andreini
Marc Andreini is one of the highest regarded surfboard builders living today. His shaping career has spanned across many generations as surfboard design has evolved from 60's D-Fins to modern day shortboards. Andreini has watched how surfboard concepts and designs have changed over the lifespan of his career and he ties in plenty of great stories to help breakdown the complexities of hydrodynamic theories and their relation to shaping. Marc is an incredible business person, surfer, and mentor, he knows that it is imperative to pass down information to generations to come. We hope that you enjoy Andreini's conversations and take away many surf history and design lessons. Below is a brief outline of the podcast: 0:00 Intro 1:00 Going Surfing with Marc: The McVee, Edge Bottoms, Rolled Bottom Contours, and Power Blade Fins 7:30 Back at Marc's House: Fins and Surfboard Design Through the Transition Era 15:15 Surfing in the 70's 19:20 Surfboard Design: Hydrodynamics + Trial and Error 25:25 Whats in Andreini's Shaping Bay: Dave Rastavitch's Edge Gun, Greenough's Templates, Greg Liddle's Planer 35:50 Marc's New Book: The Gift 40:05 Fin Progression from Tom Blake and George Greenough to Modern Day Thrusters 53:40 Final Thoughts on Board Building