Press Release: FCS to Futures Compatibility Adapter Created by San Diego California Company

Posted by David A on June 24, 2018. 0 Comments

June 20th, 2018 -  Wasabi Surf LLC from Carlsbad, CA has created an FCS™ fin to Futures™ fin system compatibility adapter, the WildCard, which allows surfers to use their favorite twin-tab FCS™ type fins on surfboards that have single-tab Futures™ type fin boxes.  Gone are the days that surfers choose not to ride, or possibly buy,  a surfboard because their particular fin selection is limited.  The WildCard fin adapter makes FCS™ type twin-tab fins more versatile, allowing surfers to further experiment with different fin/board combinations as well as to travel with, and ultimately own, less gear.      
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Surf Fins, Surf Fins, and More Surf Fins - We Like Options

Posted by Julian G on June 05, 2018. 0 Comments

There has never been a time in surfing history with more surf fin options than today...

... and that's pretty awesome. There aren't too many variables you can change in order to modify a board's performance once it's been shaped and sanded.

Luckily, we have removable fin systems which give us more freedom to change a board's response and feel when desired (read about the history of the surf fin here). The two main fin bases are typically referred to as "twin-tab" and "single-tab."

Single-Tab Fin from Captain Fin Co. (below)

Twin-Tab Fin from Komunity Project (below)

Over the past few years, there have been a handful of new surf fin companies that have popped up. Companies like Komunity ProjectKinetic Racing and Captain Fin Co. are making headway with new surf fin designs, materials, and graphics.

Having more surf fins is a good thing.

How many times have you taken your new board for a...

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