Thursday, July 17, 2014

Downwind Fin Review - (COMING SOON!)

Over the past couple of years I've been trying a few different fins on my Angulo Shaka XLT.  I have finally found one that I'm going to keep on there for a while.  The right fin can make a huge difference in the way your board feels and performs.  Fin design is all about acceptable compromises between stability, performance, and speed.  It's also a little bit of a black art: one part science, one part anecdote, one part looks, and one part personal feel.  Granted, my review won't be very scientific, but hopefully it will give you a place to start if you are looking for a good fin for downwind conditions.  I might do it as a video so I don't have to type so much!  Stay tuned!

I will be reviewing the following SUP fins:
  • Larry Allison (Fibre Glass Fin Co.) Ninja
  • Larry Allison (Fibre Glass Fin Co.) Gladiator
  • C4 Downwind - Todd Bradley Signature
  • Futures - CA Downwind