Fin buying guide for twin fins

The best surf fins for you Twin Fin Board.

Twin Fins are getting popular. They are a type of surfboard that are very attractive to surf summer waves and with the launch of the new performance mini twin fins, they have become one of the best boards for the most demanding days. If you are thinking about buying a Twin Fin, we recommend that you look into our selection of retro boards.

Once you have a Twin Fin, you have to choose adequate surf fins to get the maximum performance out of them. Next we´ll tell you which are the best surf fin models that you can choose for this type of board. For that end, we have a ranking from cheapest to most expensive.

History of Twin Fins

These types of boards were created in the 30s – 40s and have always been linked to the old-school. At the end of the 70s, Mark Richards, 4 time world champion, made it popular to surf with 2 fins. Since then, lots of surfers have joined the “TwinFin Addiction”. Like in the case of Rob Machado and Asher Pacey.

Asher pacey twin fin

Benefits of surfing with two fins

This configuration gains speed, you´ll have tight maneuvers and your balance will improve. Four time world champion Mark Richards thinks that the performance with his Twinfin is the direct reason for his success in the competition. In fact, when asked why he likes to surf with two fins, he says: “The extra width of the base of the fin gives more floatability and the twin fin configuration has given me faster, looser and tactile performance, which really lets me attack the wave”.

Recommended reading: Are Twin Fins the best boards for summer?

The fish boards with two fins have a significant advantage over boards with a thruster or single fin configuration. For more information we recommend that you read our article on the advantages.

FCS Fins for Twin Fins for 14 euros

Starting at 14 euros we can find plastic fins for twins. If you don´t count with a large budget, and simply want to try this two fin style to see if it´s for you, we recommend you get some plastic fins. Ideal for beginner surfers or intermediate that don´t want to spend too much.

Futures Fins for Twin Fins for 17 euros

Starting at 17 euros we have cheap Futures fins, ideal for beginner surfers or intermediate on a budget.

Fin buying guide for twin fins

Surf fins for Twin Fins for 92 euros

The 92 euro range has a few different models from different brands. Shapers, Deflow, Futures, FCS… Like the case of the Carbon Flare from Shapers. Surf fins that apart from offering tight and pivotal turns; also let you enter closed curves with a lot of speed. All the while giving you maximum grip.

Surf fin for Twin Fins for 98 euros

For 98 euros you can buy fins that the freesurfer Asher Pacey used for his Mini Twin Fin. Without a doubt the best choice for us. Apart from its spectacular design and finish, these fins are designed to give you maximum propulsion, speed and grip in all curves while maintaining a lively and fluid journey.

Asher pacey fins

Asher Pacey Fins

The Asher Pacey fins from Shapers can be found with Futures or FCS systems. Also, this model comes with two sizes. The Asher Pacey 5.59” and the 5.79”. The difference between them is almost inappreciable to the eye. Its price is 98 euros the smaller size and 116 euros for the AP 5.79”. Both from the Australian brand Shapers and designed by the Australian freesurfer.

 

If you have a Mini Twin DHD, we recommend that you try this model of surf fins and leave us a comment on what sensations you´ve had.

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