Fins

What Do Fins Do On a Surfboard?

A surfboard fin, also known as a “skeg”, is fitted to the bottom tail of a surfboard to provide stability and directional control. First used in the 1930s, fins are now commonplace on all surfboards, regardless of the size or type.  How do Surfboard Fins Work? A fin impacts a surfer’s performance in multiple ways, …

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A Guide to Surfboard Fin Materials

Surfboard fins, just like surfboards themselves, can be made from a variety of materials and a lot of thought goes into crafting every inch, ensuring that that they deliver the speed, drive, stability, and maneuverability that you seek. Take a look at the following surfboard fin materials to understand which ones work best for your …

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Anatomy Of A Surf Fin

A surfboard fin is a hydrofoil fixed to the tail of a surfboard to provide extra stability and control. They come in a variety of types, shapes, and sizes, and have a big impact on the maneuverability, speed, and stability of a surfboard. Keep the following in mind when choosing the ideal fin setup: The …

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What Size Surf Fins Do I Need?

Fins were first added to surfboards nearly a century ago and they remain an essential part of its construction, providing more drive and control for the surfer. But with so many different fins of varying sizes, how do you know which size is right for you? How Fins are Added Fins are either removable or …

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