Modern Keel Fish

5' TO 6'6"

It's interesting how many times the classic fish shape has gone round: The original Steve Lis stand up kneeboard in the 70's, a substitute for a longboard in small waves, performance versions with tweaked rockers and bottom shapes, quad fishes, classic replicas, long versions. Today I'm enjoying reworking the most original form of my Classic Lis Fish and adding subtle modern refinements in concaves, rail shapes and edges without straying to far from the spirit of the animal. Been getting the most wonderful feedback on these boards from customers finding themselves surfing better, more fluidly and still with enough shred to satisfy that shortboard side of things. 
5'6" 21" 2 1/2" is the ideal dimensions for this model and there's heaps of volume contained in the flat deck so don't be afraid to go a little shorter than you might normally ride. 


This model is available in your choice of:

•    Tint
•    Opaque
•    Semi-opaque
•    Swirl
•    Clear


Bryan uses Burford Blanks exclusively, Silmar Polyester resin, and top quality fibreglass including Volan and “S” cloth. This construction allows for a board which can last 20+ years if looked after properly. This is the recommended build, although EPS/Epoxy builds are possible if flotation is your primary concern.


  • $160 per foot, any resin colours/design included. I can not accommodate for external/customer supplied artwork or airbrushing designs. $300 deposit gets your board underway. Balance due upon completion. Discount available on total for cash sales.

  • $150 for single box or glassed in fin, multiple fin setups vary in cost. All fins handmade by Bryan. All fins besides centre long boxes are glassed on. No fcs boxes..fuck them..

  • 10% of board and fin cost for GST added to total.

  • Pick up preferred, or Shipping must be arranged and paid for by Customer. Surf Cargo or Surf Freight are preferred Courier agents.


Please allow 6-8 weeks for your your board to be made. Blank delivery for custom glue ups can take up to 3 weeks. Your board is handshaped, glassed, sanded and finished entirely by Bryan and are made in the order it comes up in the queue. If you need your board by a certain date before 6-8 weeks from paying your deposit, add $250 for a rush order.

To order this board or for more information call Bryan Bates on:  0429 947 178