Overall Rating: 6.92/10
Channel Islands Proton
Channel Islands Proton
(88 Reviews)
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TYPE: Shortboards
SIZE: Length: 0' 0" to 0' 0"
Width: 0.00" to 0.00"
Thickness: 0" to 0"
TAIL: Squash
FIN: Tri Fin
SKILL LEVEL: Advanced Advanced - Sponsored
FEATURES: Wave Size: Best in Waist-high to Head and a half high Also available in Double Helix Technology: This is the first release from our Skunkworks research and development program. Not to be confused with graphite rail boards you’ve seen on the market, t
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Channel Islands Proton

Manufacturer Description
The Proton by Channel Island is the board that AL and Dane designed during his 2007 WCT qualification year. While traveling and surfing various types of waves, Dane found The Proton suited his surfing in all conditions. Original and truly unique from any other board in our line. This board has continuous rocker throughout. The bottom consists of a deep single concave, and full rails. Dane normally rides a 2 3/8” MBM and orders his Protons at 2 ¼”, so order yours a 1/8” thinner. “I like the responsive, quick feeling I get out of the Proton, and I am excited to have this board as my model.” Quotes and logo - Dane Reynolds WHO SHOULD RIDE THIS BOARD :: Dane is a front footed surfer; he drives off the front foot for speed and transitions to his back foot for turns. Designed for one of the worlds most progressive surfers means the Proton has to be ridden aggressively.

Ratings and Reveiws (88 Reviews)

Overall Rating: 6.92/10
Paddling: 6.14/10
Stability: 6.48/10
Speed: 7.46/10
Manuevarability: 7.6/10
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6/10 By Tate Smith on 0000-00-00

I don't like this board.


8/10 By Phil on 0000-00-00

Looking for a retro board that works well in rolling reef breaks


8/10 By Proton on 0000-00-00



9/10 By Billy on 2012-03-30

This board crushes it on big fast waves! Ride it like a snowboard -- big carves and powerful front-footed maneuvers. Not great for grovelling or snap turns. Best shortboard I've ridden over the years.


8/10 By Tristan on 2012-09-01

Not for beginner or intermediate surfers. For advanced surfers only, this board is 2nd to none in powerful waist to 2-3 ft over head.


8.5/10 By John on 0000-00-00

Pretty good


8/10 By Channel Islands proton on 0000-00-00

Sick board !!