... 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 Project, Kinetic Racing and Captain Fin Co. are making headway with new surf fin designs, materials, and graphics.
How many times have you taken your new board for a...