The Single Fin Surfboard

If you’re new to fin experimentation, a single fin surfboard is an excellent testing ground. Not only does it add an entirely new challenge and style to your quiver, it serves as a look back to the surfboard and fin evolution. With a single fin, you’ve got so many options when it comes to fin …

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Surfboard Fin Evolutions

The surfboard fin has undergone a number of changes and evolutions since waves were first ridden on giant wooden boards in 18th century Hawaii. Before fins, surfboards were so big and heavy that most surfing was done in a straight line back to shore. Slight control over the big, heavy boards could be achieved by …

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Fin Systems

Surf Fin Systems

Do All Fins Fit All Surfboards? Nope, all surfboard fins do not fit all surfboards. Bummer, right? Sort of cuts down on your ability to experiment. In order to select the proper fins for your board, you’ll need to know which fin system you have. You’ll find some systems are more commercially popular than others …

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Surfboard Fin Size

Surfboard fins come in a number of different shapes and sizes. Even after familiarizing yourself with how different fin shapes and materials are designed to perform, you’re still left with the question of what size fin to get. Fin size should typically correspond with the width of a surfboard’s tail. The wider the tail, the …

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