A longboard without the length. The Semi-Longboard is designed to feel just like a traditional longboard, but at 8'0", this board allows surfers the ability to ride almost any type of wave. This board paddles and catches waves like a longboard, but with one less foot of length, surfers will be able to drop into steeper waves and make sharper turns. The Semi-Longboard is an excellent board for the entire family... it's big enough for adults to learn on and the perfect size for experienced youngsters to surf like a traditional longboard. Soft materials all around for the ultimate in safety and durability... perfect for beginners and crowded spots.