Magnificent Mini Simmons Rail Design. Here is the full video of the mini simmons construction, completed nov 2012. The archives of surf records says bob simmons—but joe bauguess has a different opinion.
Bicycle designs like the bike pack help the commuters switch easily between a bicycle and public transportation, without making them drag their bike. Me brother joe having fun shaping 2 mini simmons style surfboards. Those forms pulled the rail away from the wave and required a single fin, partly corrected with a tri fin today, which undoubtedly would have been rejected, because of increased appendage drag*.
Somebody could write an entire book about the fluid dynamics and the creative experimentation involved in bottom contour design.
I found it when i discovered the mini simmons. Here is a recent video of me doing the rails on a 5'1 mini simmons. Fish, bonzers, quads, mini simmons planing hulls, alaias, paddleboards, inspired by shapes and ideas from the past, with modern refinements to the rails, concaves and fins. The mini simmons shape has been pretty trendy over the last few years, there's all sorts of information out there about the origins of the shape and the theory behind the design, if you're interested a good place to start is we're working on new mini simmons colors for 2017 and we'd love your feedback.