MANUFACTURER: Scott Dillon Surfboards, 2 Gauldrons Road Coffs Harbour
SHAPER: Bill Urbany (USA)
DESIGNER: Ben Apia
Fibreglassed foam blank, with 1/4" redwood stringer , tint laminate, resin pinlines, r/h plug
Bottom: Flat, slight Vee in tail
Rails: Low soft block rails at sting, fine in tail
Rocker: Tail lift from sting
1.'Scott Dillon/Surfboards' rail to rail black script/ribbon, includes ' 2 Gauldrons Road Coffs Harbour' black text. See below.
2.Large 'URBANY' + graphic, black verticle on tail See below.
'Scott Dillon/Surfboards' rail to rail black script/ribbon, includes ' 2 Gauldrons Road Coffs Harbour' black text.
Deck: " 6' 8"/D " pencil on tail
Bottom: 'Jeff' pencil on tail
Yellow pigment/tint laminate with dark rail lap.
Black pin lines front 2/3rd, double pin lines on tail, 1" back V at sting (mirrors 'URBANY' graphic).
Bottom: yellow pigment/tint laminate with dark rail lap
Designed in 1974 by Ben Apia (Hawaii) characterised by
1.sting/flyers/wings set 2/3 rds back from the nose,
2. a stepped bottom at the flyers (featured only on early models) and
3.a swallow tail.
Fin boxes were common.
Note design precedents..
Ridden by Mark Richards
Reported, with thanks, by
Saxon June 2003...
Photograph by Peter Booskovic
Printed in The Australian Surfers Journal Vol 1 # 3 Winter 1998 page 44
Note : Original Apia Surfboards 'Flame' Stinger, All Stingers with fin boxes, Twin fins with various decals.
All boards much photographed.