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Snowboard Binding Offset

I'm fairly new to this, I just started snowboarding in December, so after my third time, I picked up a used snowboard. It appears to be twin tip Santa Cruz snowboard, with little to identify it other than X156 SSC. I've begun to start toying with my settings a bit, and when I started looking at my stance width, I read on boards having an offset. Now, here's the board, in two parts;

The assumed tail:
The assumed nose:

Now, the thing confusing me, is, as far as I can tell, based on measurements from the effective edge, end to end, and the centre to the inner binding holes, the offset appears to be 6cm towards the front of the board, that is, the distance between the tail and the rear binding holes is 6cm larger than the distance between the nose and the front binding holes. It was to my understanding that board offsets were generally rearwards, with the tail being shorter than the nose, or nonexistent.

So my first question is, is this an offset and does that type of offset exist, or am I doing something wrong?

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