Category Archives: Surfing Fins

Mick Fanning, DHD Factory

10 tips for ordering a #surfboard – #surf #guides #aloha

I like to experience different shapes and design features so I don’t totally agree with this but entertaining nonetheless… VIA – RED BULL Talking to a shaper is akin to language barrier. Here’s how to negotiate your way to understanding. Buy local: This isn’t just a hippy mantra! While you most likely won’t be able … Continue reading 10 tips for ordering a #surfboard – #surf #guides #aloha

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The Thruster: A Lesson in #Surf #Business and Copyrights

VIA – COLLABR8   3 fins – the story of a copyright wrong.   In 1981 when surfer  Simon Anderson turned up at Bells Beach to compete in the Bells Australian surfing classic on a new style of board he’d designed there were some who laughed at him. his original logo is frustratingly close to the … Continue reading The Thruster: A Lesson in #Surf #Business and Copyrights

Surfer and collector Phil Critchlow among his many

Huge surfboard collection holds keys to Tasmanian surf history – #aloha #surf

  VIA – ABC AU Surfer and collector Phil Critchlow among his many, storied surfboards (ABC Local: Rick Eaves) 28 January, 2014 12:29PM AEDT By Rick Eaves Phil was 11 when his father found that 11 foot balsa board, threw it on the back of his ute and gave it to his son. He has … Continue reading Huge surfboard collection holds keys to Tasmanian surf history – #aloha #surf

Tom Keck

Rules for surfers are unchanged – #Surf #OC

    VIA – DAILY PILOT A bodyboarder catches a wave at The Wedge in Newport Beach in March. (KEVIN CHANG / Daily Pilot / March 31, 2012) Decision by Newport’s beaches commission comes after much emotional public comment and ongoing tensions between board users and other wave chasers. By Emily FoxhallFebruary 4, 2014 | … Continue reading Rules for surfers are unchanged – #Surf #OC

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WA Surf Company Wins $300k Grant for Surfboard Shark Deterrent

VIA – BUNBURY MAIL   WA company to develop electronic surfboard fins to deter sharks Jan. 2, 2014, 10:44 a.m. A WA company will be awarded $300,000 over two years to develop surfboard fins with an in-built electronic shark deterrent as part of the state government’s latest bid to improve safety at local beaches. See … Continue reading WA Surf Company Wins $300k Grant for Surfboard Shark Deterrent

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SLATER’S BOARDS STOLEN ON EVE OF PIPELINE WORLD TITLE SHOWDOWN

I’ve said before, I’ll say it again, I fing hate thieves…   VIA – SURF EUROPE   05:45 14th December 2013 by Ben Mondy Thieves have broken into Kelly Slater’s rented home on the North Shore this week, stealing a fair chunk of his Pipeline quiver. The theft occurred before the second day of competition … Continue reading SLATER’S BOARDS STOLEN ON EVE OF PIPELINE WORLD TITLE SHOWDOWN