platino surfboards

Platino Surfboards – Our choice for getting started

Platino softboards would have to be the best value for money when it comes to the most fun you could have in the surf for your dollars. Regardless of age and ability there’s a board to suit you. They are safe, easy to ride and are great for learning on. Tutukaka Surf Experience instructors have been using platino surfboards extensively in our surf school for over 6 years. thousands of learners of all ages have started surfing for the first time on them, and platino surfboards have become the board of choice for the school .The Boards are available in different lengths 5'6”, 6ft, 7ft, 8ft & 9ft. suitability depends on your weight and ability, check with our staff or read the detail under each board description. We also hire out platino surfboards, so you can try before you buy. Platino boards are easy to paddle making it easier to catch and ride waves and because of the soft construction there are no dings, bruises or tears. 

With great styles and an exciting new colour range, nothing could be better than a softboard for summer. Tutukaka Surf Shop has stock arriving daily, with new dual colour designs that make them pop. Give Tutukaka Surf Shop a call, we will help you with board choice and give you tips for learning how to ride the waves

Platino surfboards – Softboards that are ready to go

The boards come complete with fins and legrope all included in the price. The platino surfboards do not need wax and come in a selection of colours. Designed by American Rick Broderson, one of the original pioneers in soft body boards design of the 1970’s, they have a proven construction system that eliminates delamination of the outer skin ensuring platino surfboards will provide fun for all the family for many years . However like all surfboard it is not advisable to leave your board in a locked car in the middle of summer or deck up in the full force of the summer sun which can cause bubbling on the Polyethlene deck. Always leave your board fins up (white bottom up) on the beach or if possible leave in the shade.

platino surfboards construction information

  • Core:  EPS (Expanded Polystyrene) :  
  • Stringers: Wooden moulded into the core
  • Deck:  WBS IXL (Crosslink Polyethylene with Water Barrier Skin)
  • Bottom:  H.D.P.E. (High Density Polyethylene) smooth 
  • Fins & Legropes:  Legrope, Traction Pad. One centre fin and two side fins with six screws. 


  • Platino 7' QUICK VIEW Platino 7' $380.00

    Platino 7'


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  • Platino 7'6 QUICK VIEW Platino 7'6 $450.00

    Platino 7'6


    SURF BOARD Platino 7'6
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  • Platino 8' QUICK VIEW Platino 8' $470.00

    Platino 8'


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  • Platino 9' QUICK VIEW Platino 9' $500.00

    Platino 9'


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  • Platino Fish QUICK VIEW Platino Fish from $350.00

    Platino Fish


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