Check out the normal board dwarfed by this monster. It is capable of taking 50 surfers on it's back.
From Surfer Magazine Online.
HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. – The world’s largest surfboard will make its world record-breaking attempt for number of riders on one board at noon on Friday, July 29 during the Bank of the West Beach Games at the Huntington Beach Pier. The board is currently on public display in the 12-acre Beach Games venue.
The 40 foot behemoth was built by Australian Nev Hyman and weighs more than 1200 pounds. It was successfully ridden into the record books on Australia’s Gold Coast in March with 47 surfers aboard. The Big Board measures 10 feet wide and 12 inches thick. Due to its weight, 20 to 30 adults are required to manhandle the one-of-a-kind giant. The board is comprised of nearly a half ton of foam, 240 yards of 10 ounce fiberglass and 80 gallons of resin. More...