Surfboard Fin Placement


Just like the size, shape, and material of your surfboard’s fins will affect how it surfs, so too will the placement and configuration of its fins. It’s worth reiterating that your fins are the part of your board that are in contact with the water more so than anything else. Since fin placement and configuration…

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Guide to 3D Printing Surf Fins

Wave Machine

3D printing surf fins offers the perfect solution for quick prototyping new designs and materials. Now, 3D printing will likely not yield the best fins you’ll ever surf, but it does provide an avenue for quick prototyping and experimenting with unique materials and designs. This guide is designed to help those who have purchased a…

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Components of Surfboard Fin Design

Fin Mechanics, Dynamics & Characteristics

Surfboard Fin Design Characteristics & Hydrodynamics Surfboard fins have a huge effect on how your surfboard performs. Even the slightest changes in fin design can make a world of difference. If you’ve ever broken a fin and continued surfing or swapped the fins on your favorite board, you’ve probably already got a sense for it.…

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