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Surfboard Fin Systems

Surfboard Fin Systems With a lot of options for fin systems available, it’s becoming increasingly difficult to make a choice, possibly struggling to figure out why one is better than the other or what disadvantages they may have. This article is designed to introduce the basic fin systems we come across and outline the advantages and…


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Fitting Futures fins into your board

Fitting Futures fins into your board One of only a handful of Test Centres in the UK, Triocean Surf offers a number of Futures Fins displayed on a lovely fin tree available for free demo. Why not pop in and have a look? Got yourself a new board? Use this instructional video from Triocean Surf to help…

November 23 2014 Categories: Boards, Hardware & Equipment

Glassing a Surfboard - Cloth Weights and Glass Schedules

Glassing a Surfboard – Cloth Weights and Schedules

Glassing a Surfboard – Cloth Weights and Schedules When it comes to glassing a surfboard, one thing to think about, is how much fibreglass cloth you are going to put on the board. This is called the “glass schedule” and it relates to the final strength and weight of your board – the more layers…

April 3 2014 Categories: Boards, Surfboard Shaping & Repair


Beginners Surfboard Guide

Choosing your first beginner surfboard can sometimes be very time consuming and frustrating. Some people say get a surfboard that will last and others say to go as big as possible. We’ve compiled this blog post of all the useful information you might need when choosing a surfboard as a beginner. In short a surfboard…

September 11 2013 Categories: Hardware & Equipment

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Futures Fin Boxes Installation Guide

Futures Fin Boxes Installation Guide This detailed, instructional video takes you through the necessary steps to install the Futures System into a board. Remember, the Futures fin boxes are installed pre-glassing, directly in to the shaped blank. They are then glassed over when laminating the whole board. If you require the installation jigs or wish…

September 11 2013 Categories: Surfboard Shaping & Repair

FCS X2 Fin Plug Installation Guide

This video goes through each detailed step required in order to install FCS X2 fin plugs. We sell everything you need so whether it’s Fibreglass Cloth, the fin plugs or Fcs tools you’re after we’ve got it. These are the items used in order of appearance: Xtra Foam Shapers Layout Square – £29.95 Used for marking out…

September 11 2013 Categories: Surfboard Shaping & Repair

FCS Fusion Fin Plug Installation Guide

Fitting your own FCS Fusion fin plugs? This fitting guide from FCS will guide you through step by step…

September 6 2013 Categories: Surfboard Shaping & Repair

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