The Hobie 57 is an exact replica of Hobie’s first production balsa board from 1957. This board looks and feels so pure without any fancy offset stringers or tail blocks. The blank is milled and glued by hand in Equador then hand shaped by Terry Martin in our original Factory. The only marking on the board is our original Hobie Stamp. The 57 is a must have for that loyal Hobie collector.