T20 MATTA SURFBOARDS
T20 MATTA SURFBOARDS
T20 MATTA SURFBOARDS
T20 MATTA SURFBOARDS
We are celebrating a special moment: a moment that marks 20 years of handcrafting surfboards for Nuno Matta as a shaper. All these years of shaping and finetuning his skills makes Nuno look back to where it all started: it made him look back to his first love, his first surfboard, shaped by Miguel Aragão in 1984.

To make the celebration and the appreciation for his life’s work come full circle he decided to bring that very first surfboard, the board that inspired him to start the journey that brings him to the present, come back to life. Together with the man himself, Miguel Aragão. They reminisced of old times and brought back memories, surfing highlights, talked stories about shaping and they discussed modern day surfing and the balance that they wanted to find in this board.

Let us present the T20 – a twin fin build from 20 years of shaping experience! It has all the flow and pure stoke that Nuno found in this board back in 1984 – the same essence that was so apparent in the 80’s/90’s era of surfing, but mixed with some modern ingredients to give this board the perfect combination of old school stoke and modern day magic!

P.S the artwork of this board is inspired on Nuno’s first boardshorts

T20 MATTA SURFBOARDS

THE LIMITED EDITION TWIN FIN BOARD

The T20 is a special edition surfboard and it offers a whole lot more than you expect from your typical ”Retro Twin”. It has the natural flow of a twin fin, but with a massive boost in speed, drive and maneuverability.

The lines that you can take on a twin fin are different to that of a thruster or quad and we respected those lines, but gave them more quickness and ”fling” – this board also has the ability to make sharp turns, while relying on those beautiful lines that only a good twin fin can find.

The T20 is made for small conditions to medium sized clean surf. It thrives on those long walls, but will also will give your surfing new spark in small and average conditions where you need to fly over flat spots.. the T20 will transport you to the best sections of the wave, with natural style.

And you will have a lof of fun doing just that, guaranteed!

Cheers to the joys of surfing!

  • Fuller outline
  • Single to double concave
  • Twin fin option
  • Low rocker
  • Wing swallow
  • You can go up to 4 Inches shorter and half-inch wider than your regular board
T20 SIZE WIDTH THICK VOLUME
T54 5´4" 18 1/2" 2 1/8" 21.8L
T56 5´6" 18 3/4" 2 3/16" 23.6L
T57 5´7" 19" 2 1/4" 25L
T58 5´8" 19 1/4" 2 1/4" 25.7L
T59 5'9" 19 1/2" 2 5/16" 27.1L
T510 5´10" 19 3/4" 2 3/8" 28.6L
T511 5´11" 20" 2 7/16" 30.1L
T60 6´0" 20 1/4" 2 1/2" 31.6L
T62 6´2" 20 1/2" 2 5/8" 33.9L
T64 6´4" 21" 2 3/4" 37.8L

SURFER SIZE WIDTH THICK VOLUME (L) TAIL WEIGHT
Sam Piter 4'11" 16.38" 1.93" 15.8L Wing Swallow 30 Kg
Nuno Matta 5'6" 18.50" 2.15" 22.1L Wing Swallow 62 Kg
Didier Piter 5'8" 19.38" 2.44" 27.3L Wing Swallow 75 Kg

To help you out choosing your board we compared the outline, rocker and rails of our models. In the bellow table you can see the differences and decide the best option for you !

OUTLINE
NOSE WIDTH

Narrow   Medium   Full
N1 N2 N3 N4 N5
TLX Driver Lekker 2825 SSB
MTM DriverXL 2825MT BBF
JTB Gravy
SMP

OUTLINE
TAIL WIDTH

NARROW   MEDIUM   FULL
T1 T2 T3 T4 T5
TLX DRIVER LEKKER 2825MT SSB
MTM DRIVER XL LEKKER ROUND 28225 SSB ROUND
MTM CHANNEL POTTZ TRI FIN LEKKER CHANNEL
TTT T20
JTB POTTZ TWIN FIN
SMP
GRAVY
GRAVY X
BFF

ROCKER

CURVY   MEDIUM   RELAX
RK1 RK2 RK3 RK4 RK5
TLX MTM DRIVER LEKKER 2825
JTB MTM CHANNEL DRIVER XL LEKKER ROUND BFF
SMP 2825 MT LEKKER CHANNEL SSB
GRAVY TTT T20 SSB ROUND
GRAVY X POTTZ TRI FIN POTTZ TWIN FIN

RAILS

LOW   MEDIUM   FULL
R1 R2 R3 R4 R5
TLX MTM LEKKER 2825 SSB
SMP MTM CHANNEL LEKKER ROUND SSB ROUND
JTB 2825MT LEKKER CHANNEL
GRAVY X TTT DRIVER
GRAVY DRIVER XL
POTTZ TRI FIN BFF
T20
POTTZ TWIN FIN


WHAT IS VOLUME ?


The volume of your board is a measurement of the total amount of space that your board occupies. If your board were a perfect cube, then a simple length x width x height calculation would be all we’d need. However, as your board is full of curves and concaves, the whole thing is a little more complicated. In the past, the only way of knowing, was to dunk your board in a bath, and see how much water was displaced and this is why we normally measure surfboard volume in Cubic Litres rather than Cubic Inches.


WHY VOLUME IS IMPORTANT ?


Volume matters because it gives us a realistic idea of how big our boards are. Ever since the “Retro Revolution” of the early 2000’s, people have been riding an increasingly diverse range of surfboards, and now the standard 3 dimensions (length, width and thickness) don’t give us enough information to decide if a board will work for us or not, and you can shape 3 boards with the same dimensions, that look and surf very differently.

If you’re surfing in warm water and good waves, the lower end of the scale is recommended. If you’re surfing in poor conditions, looking for help in crowded situations, or wearing thick wetsuits, lean towards the higher end of the range that you fall into.


SELECT YOUR MEASURES


SURFBOARD TLX MTM / CHANNEL TTT THE DRIVER JTB SMP DRIVER XL GRAVY GRAVY X LEKKER / ROUND / CHANNEL 2825 MT 2825 SSB / ROUND BFF T20


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T20 MATTA SURFBOARDS

MIGUEL ARAGÃO, SHAPED MY FIRST SURFBOARD
AFTER 37 YEARS
WE SHAPE THE FIRST T20 TOGETHER

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