Tom’s Guide to the Best Twin Fins

 A lot of boards today come with a 5 fin option, allowing surfers to choose between a thruster or fin set up, but what about a twin? Perhaps no surfing set up can break the straight line better.

Best suited for a fish or swallow-tailed shortboard, the twin feels freer without the stability of a center fin. With no trailing fins to hold it back, the Twin’s two extra large fins give it just enough stability and allow you to draw completely different types of lines.
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Patagonia Wetsuits Overview for 2018

Patagonia Wetsuits Overview for 2018Since the beginning, Patagonia has been committed to doing things differently than most companies. So when Patagonia started to make wetsuits, it was no big surprise that they quickly focused on finding alternatives to the traditional petroleum-based neoprene and harmful production methods found in the wetsuit industry.

Patagonia first revolutionized the wetsuit with the introduction of their natural rubber, Yulex back in 2012. Now for 2018, Patagonia has updated their entire line of suits to be more flexible, comfortable and environmentally-friendly than ever before.
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Rip Curl Wetsuits Overview for 2018

Rip Curl Wetsuits Overview for 2018The new fullsuits for 2018 have landed and we’re stoked to run you through the new suits. Rip Curl has made a lot of changes to their lineup this fall, and introduced some big updates to their material and wetsuit technology. We’ve saved you the time of combing through the spec sheets and compiled a list of the new updates in an overview of the Fall 2018 wetsuits.
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The Top Quad Fin Sets for 2018

If you were to order a shortboard today, any shaper would ask what fin configuration you would like. However, this was not the case, as even 15 years ago thrusters were the norm. It seems now, more than ever, surfers are experimenting, enjoying, and refining the quad fin.

Known for the ability to provide extra speed and a different feel than a traditional tri-fin set up, quads are becoming ever popular on the world tour, at big wave spots, and in local lineups. To make it easy, we’ve dug through all the available quad fin sets available today and rounded up the top contenders with something for everyone.
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