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quiver


A surfer's personal collection of surfboards, usually numbering from three to six, but occasionally going up to 20 or more, with each board designed forĀ a specific kind of wave. A quiver of boards is the surfing equivalent to the golfer's bag of clubs.

Prior to 1968, surfers generally rode all-purpose boards, about 10 feet long, and rarely kept more than two boards at a time. After the late '60s shortboard revolution, as designs became increasingly specialized, hardcore surfers began assembl...