I haven't surfed for a few years but I'm looking at getting back into the water.

After many years of trying I had progressed to riding a fuller shaped short board / fun shape and could turn down the line and put in the odd turn here and there. Not top to bottom surfing but ok and the main hint was I could ride waves and was having fun.

Realistically I will only be able to get in be water once or twice a fortnight so my surf fitness and conditioning is never going to be the best. I was thinking of getting a longboard for the ease of paddling and wave catching but I've still got my heart set on surfing with a top to bottom style rather than trim and glide.

Someone suggested the McCoy Nugget shapes? Anyone else go suggestions for a wave catching machine that is easy to turn and goes where you want it to go?