Twin Fins & Keels

Twin fin surfboards can feature either fins or keels. While the term “keel fin” is sometimes used to describe any sort of fin on all sorts of watercraft, it describes a specific design for surfboards. When you click a link and make a purchase, Wave Arcade may earn an affiliate commission. This comes at no …

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The 5-fin Setup

If you’re interested in fin experimentation, the 5-fin set up is for you. The 5-fin set up is all about versatility and options, and it’s one of the most common setups you’ll find if you look at new stock boards on the rack at your local surf shop. What is a 5-Fin Surfboard? Five fin …

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Alternative & Niche Surf Fins

The possibilities for experimentation in surfboard and fin design are vast. There’s a lot that hasn’t been explored. The cool thing about surfing is that you can find designs that are going to feel like magic to one surfer and like a dog to next, but that’s part of the fun. This page highlights some …

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fcs vs futures

FCS vs Futures Surfboard Fins

If you’re buying anything other than a single fin surfboard off the rack, you’re typically going to have two main choices for your fin system: FCS or Futures. Not all fins fit all surfboards. So, the questions remain – how are they different and which is better? What is the Difference Between FCS and Futures …

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Single Fin Guide

Longboard Single Fin Guide

Single fin longboards are a great place to start experimenting with your fins. In fact, surf fins are what sparked the Wave Arcade project. First, you don’t even need to go out and buy new fins to start experimenting. With a single fin, you’ve got the ability to move it forwards or backwards in the …

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