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Lot #27 Hobie / Gary Propper Model

In conjunction with Randy Rarick's Noseriding Project "The SUMMER of '66"



First Time on the Auction Block!  A NOSE RIDING MACHINE!  100% ORIGINAL!  

NO RESERVE! Part of the Summer of '66 Noseriding Series.

Here is one of the cleanest Hobie Gary Proper Models we have ever seen.  A perfect example of a “66” Nose riding machine.  Very hard to come by.  The screw in exclusive removable fin is very pronounced and looks great.  The deck is clear with a center redwood stringer sandwiched by red high-density foam stringers and balsa stringers.    The serial number, 29666 is very clear on the balsa center stringer.  The red outline on the nose compliments the overall appearance.  The Gary proper logo, as well as the Hobie logo are very well preserved.  This board is picture perfect to the advertisement for the Gary Proper models, see attached advertisement.  Gary explained in 66 how “The tip of the nose is lifted and flattened for excellent nose riding and easy nose turning.  The rails are slightly dropped for added lift and maximum edge control.  The hips are narrower so the board can be ridden in large or smaller waves and will not spin out in critical nose rides” Gary Proper.   This board was pulled from a private Surf Vault in the Outer Banks NC and is located in NJ for free pick up.   

Length 9’8"     

Condition 9 out of 10 Original.      

Year 1966.     

Serial #29666.     

Pre- Auction Estimate.    $1,500 - $2,000.00

Location NJ


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