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Atlantis mistress

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Created by VaughanoC 7 months ago, 30 Mar 2018
VaughanoC
22 posts
30 Mar 2018 6:31PM
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Hey guys. I'm looking at buying the mistress and after any feedback on people that have one or ridden one. I'll be buying the 28" version and wondering how the stability is on them. I currently ride a 9'6 x 32" board with about 160L. I can comfortably catch waves, trim and turn down the face with ease on that board. I have attempted to nose ride on that board but my ability and the board itself is not allowing it to happen. I'm 85kg and my break often has some chop from the wind but also from backwash and side wash from the bank. If anybody has any feedback or advice I'm greatly appreciative.

Smash1
NSW, 778 posts
31 Mar 2018 12:39PM
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I have the Mistress 10' X 28". Awesome board. I'm 103kgs and the 28" is better suited to the more advanced rider. It will not be as stable as your current 32" board. I'm sure being nearly 20kgs lighter than me will make a bit of a difference

VaughanoC
22 posts
31 Mar 2018 6:24PM
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Thanks Smash1. I am well aware that the stability is going to be no where near my current board. I was just after some info on whether the 28" would be too tippy for an intermediate surfer to advance his skills or am I probably not going to have much fun due to being too tippy. If the 32" was a 30" it would be a much easier decision.

Greystoke
96 posts
1 Apr 2018 3:05AM
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You will find it tippy at first going from the 32 but at your weight you will adjust. I went from a 32 wide board down to the 9"6 x 28 Runway, I weigh in at 83kgs. The Mistress at 10ft will be prefect for you as an intermediate to advance, if you love nose riding as I do the mistress will be perfect...you will eventually get use to the 28 width, you won't regret it.

stay stoked

Greystoke
96 posts
1 Apr 2018 3:05AM
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You will find it tippy at first going from the 32 but at your weight you will adjust. I went from a 32 wide board down to the 9"6 x 28 Runway, I weigh in at 83kgs. The Mistress at 10ft will be prefect for you as an intermediate to advance, if you love nose riding as I do the mistress will be perfect...you will eventually get use to the 28 width, you won't regret it.

stay stoked

Greystoke
96 posts
1 Apr 2018 3:05AM
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You will find it tippy at first going from the 32 but at your weight you will adjust. I went from a 32 wide board down to the 9"6 x 28 Runway, I weigh in at 83kgs. The Mistress at 10ft will be prefect for you as an intermediate to advance, if you love nose riding as I do the mistress will be perfect...you will eventually get use to the 28 width, you won't regret it.

stay stoked

VaughanoC
22 posts
1 Apr 2018 5:13AM
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Thanks Greystroke. That's exactly the feedback that I was after. Someone who's done a similar step down in board size. Definitely more comfortable with my decision on the 28".

yt04
QLD, 380 posts
1 Apr 2018 11:04AM
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VaughanoC said..
Thanks Greystroke. That's exactly the feedback that I was after. Someone who's done a similar step down in board size. Definitely more comfortable with my decision on the 28".


Vaughan, I've been riding a 28" mistress for a month or so now after riding the runway, and would sell my runway now no worries. I'm 93kgs and have only had it out in choppy conditions and first time i did fall off a bit and noticed it tippier. Second time didn't even worry me as like the boys above said, you adapt very quickly. Paddles really well and great for catching waves. Haven't been on the nose yet as the waves were crap bit still had fun.
Great board mate and you won't be disappointed.
Cheers Whitey

VaughanoC
22 posts
7 Apr 2018 8:41AM
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So I bought the 10ft28" mistress last weekend from the awesome team at TSBW. Great price for a quality piece of kit. Was so glad I went this way and not spending big money on a big name board. Took it out this morning for its maiden voyage and whoa. So much fun. Definitely noticed the decrease in width. Lucky the waters beautiful at the moment. So easy to turn when on the back foot and even managed to spend some time up on the nose. Didn't get the toes over the edge but I can see that it's a board that's going to let that happen. Can't wait to get back out there in the morning. Super stoked with the Mistress.

wazza66
QLD, 447 posts
7 Apr 2018 3:42PM
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I have one of the original Prototype Mistress boards and it is a keeper. Been on it since november and ride it more than my other shorter Sups as it covers more wave types and conditions.

If you like cross stepping and nose riding then you will love it. Easy board to ride and chuck around.

I am 87kgs and ride the 28'' version .

Enjoy

JEG
VIC, 907 posts
8 Apr 2018 7:42AM
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I would like a Mistress board but after my runaway issues I'm not sure now.

Krist
QLD, 256 posts
21 May 2018 9:44PM
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Not a smart arse question but how does the mistress compare to the fanatic hrs or sunova that I own, super keen on a 10' and love the price love the pin tail and the scooped nose I have ridden the jp 10' the stylemaster also the 10' nut all fantastic boards the stylemaster probably being my favourite but I can sneak a mistress in through afterpay and the real mistress wouldn't have to know just after some feedback about the plastic breather and mashing the deck with my 100+ kg heels as the fanatic pure is bulletproof and $1350 cheers but not worth the cold nights in winter

VaughanoC
22 posts
22 May 2018 7:39PM
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Hey Krist. I haven't ridden any of the boards that you mentioned so I can't compare them with the Mistress. What I can say is that it's a great board. Turns really easy from up the back and makes walking up to the nose a breeze even for my gumby feet. I have noticed a few compressions on the deck from my feet but hey, it's under a $1000. I was weighing up buying a Stylemaster or Style lord but I just couldn't justify the cost compared to the Mistress. Especially after hearing nothing but good reports about them. Took a bit to get used to the decrease in width but I suppose that's a sacrifice for a board that surfs well and doesn't feel like an oil tanker.

paperboy
NSW, 80 posts
13 Jun 2018 3:28PM
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So must be a few of these about now then,went to buy one yesterday can only pre order due August.
How is everyone liking them?
Never had or ridden a mal but so keen to get one of these , top looking machine.

wazza66
QLD, 447 posts
15 Jun 2018 5:15PM
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Just get one.
You won't regret it and a good price too.

paperboy
NSW, 80 posts
16 Jun 2018 11:21AM
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Just ordered ! looking forward to august

paperboy
NSW, 80 posts
13 Jul 2018 2:30PM
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Got an email this morning saying shed been shipped ,earlier then I expected , even cooler it arrived today aswell .
Unwrapped her and was hootin looks cool as, looks like im up for the early tomorrow .

Smash1
NSW, 778 posts
13 Jul 2018 5:44PM
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They are the best lookin' Board on the beach

paperboy
NSW, 80 posts
14 Jul 2018 10:14AM
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Guiness happened so the early didnt
looks like after work and the swells popped up a bit

paperboy
NSW, 80 posts
19 Jul 2018 1:16PM
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Finally got a good crack at her the other day,1-2 foot clean racy little ones.Paddled around a K up to where the waves were,nice easy paddle on the big girl.
Normal board 7.3 x 26 ,so it was stable as a dance floor but hell of a learning curve on a wave , after a couple of waves found the tail and started just having a hoot pulling it round and scurrying up the front for a bit of a glide,didnt manage hanging anything but still felt cool just getting up the front ,whole different sort of fun

Krist
QLD, 256 posts
19 Jul 2018 11:33PM
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So went for the stylmaster in pure , felt the same as my allwave construction wise and I rode that thing to death and still sold it for $900 after 3 years so I think the $1200 you can get the fanatic for is worth every penny knowing you will have the board in 2or 3years because the pure is the hrs high resistance skin design plus the rails are so thin same as the mistress at 4' but construction is world apart cheers it's 135 ltrs and 30 wide the mistress has a better nose but I would say the rails on the style are better but does have a huge domed deck that unless you have ridden a Sunova or similar domed deck board takes some getting used too 10' comp here I come

normster
NSW, 125 posts
20 Jul 2018 11:06AM
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will they do a 9 6 mistress ?

normster
NSW, 125 posts
20 Jul 2018 11:06AM
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will they do a 9 6 mistress ?

808-Obsession
QLD, 335 posts
2 Sep 2018 3:34PM
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Any more / updated info on the Mistress? Got a look at the 32" wide one last week, and really like the look of it. The 28" will be a little low in volume for me at 122L but am thinking the 32" at ~155L could be a goer. I'd be stepping down from a Naish Mana 10' x 33" 190L. Obviously the Mistress is designed for nose-riding, but anyone have any input on it as an all-around surf SUP? Does it do a reasonable job in flat water also? Given the pin tail but mal / rounded nose, how's the stability for general paddling & through broken waves? Assume tippier when weight is back? For $999, it's a damn attractive prospect compared with $2,000+ for the mainstream brands....




crustaceous
VIC, 23 posts
20 Oct 2018 10:15AM
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Hi, just took delivery of my Mistress. What a great looking board, took it for a flat water paddle, feels good. Can't wait to get it in some waves. Does any one have any feed back on these boards in the surf. In particular the 28 model?? Cheers.

crustaceous
VIC, 23 posts
Wednesday , 7 Nov 2018 7:19PM
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Looks like i will have to reply to myself! After having had a couple of surfs on the Mistress I am quite happy with the purchase. ( An alternative for shorter sup. I'm 70kg and 65yrs enjoy surfing almost anything. ) Pretty exciting being able to find my way up to the nose area , not difficult but a pleasant challenge. Board has excellent glide and catches wave with relative ease , which you would expect for a board at this length.The full deck grip is great , no need for any wax ,up front! Yet to play around with fins , currently running single 10''.seems to turn ok off the tail, probably some small side biters would loosen it up a bit! My only criticism would be the weight, ok when in the water, but wouldn't want to carry far! I wonder how it stacks up compared to other models in the 10' market? Paddles well in flat water and doesn't seem to track in either direction overly. I'm more than happy with the board shape and looking forward to working on some tip time over the coming summer months. Also looking for a good bag 10' x 28".
Any suggestions ?



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