Paddling, catching a wave and standing up, is that all there is to surfing? Absolutely not. There is much more to it. Have you ever thought about surfing etiquette? There is a global idea about what the rules that are inherent to surfing are and, even though these are non-written rules, they are know by surfers all over the world and, hopefully, they respect them too. So, if you are an experienced surfer, we are sure you already know about these rules. If you are a beginner or your are intrigued about this sport, maybe you have heard of them....
Some describe the Australian Joshua Keogh as a young man with a cosmic and sharp mind. We could not agree more when admiring the designs we comes up with and how the perform in their natural scenario: waves.
“Making surfboards gives my life a sense of wonder and this is all that I could wish for.”–Joshua Keogh
Being based in Australia now, the visit of the family behind Eye Symmetry, Max and Marta Campana has been really important to us. Not only we’ve met their new Family member but we have also been granted with an exclusive six board quiver built entirely in Australia by this couple.
Surfboard fins, where do we begin? Because, let’s be honest, fins can get a bit (or a hell of a lot), confusing. No matter local store or an online store, the scenario is mostly the same: huge, bright multicolored amount of fins in different shapes, sizes and brands, greeting you saying “pick me!.”
Reading this post, you will be able to navigate the minefield that fins represent and find your nirvana: understanding what a fin is, how to choose the right one for you and a bit more.
Should we start? Sit down, buckle up and keep reading.