This is the board I've been talking to Blair about for probably the last 3 months or so. I told him that I wanted the board, first and foremost, to be fast. I need to be able to use it on bigger surf and when I want to get out of the way, I want to be able to paddle. I want to make sections so I don't get pounded and get stuck on the inside.
Read the full article here: http://www.standuppaddlesurf.net/2008/12/25/joe-blair-10-6-sup-stand-up-paddle-board/