6'0ft, 175lbs, intermediate ability, good shape, currently riding a 9'0 DT2 and looking to change things up a bit. I am looking at picking up 5'9 BP. I am concerned with dropping for a 9'0 to to a 5'9. Should I consider the 5'11 or a different board?
I surf in VA Beach in 1-3ft mushy waves.