ThermoTech Xtend Neoprene – a flexible quick dry thermal lining for added warmth and performance
Xtend Fusion Isolation taped seams: A tape that stretches with your body and provides extra waterproofing to the seam
Asymmetric arch support: Give critical support in the arch of your foot
Laser cut soles: Add texture and grip to areas of the sole that need the most grip
Multi layer sole rubber reinforcement: Gives ultimate grip and stick
Stitchless velcro adjustable bridge strap: Designed to allow adjustment in the foot arch and bridge to pull the boot as close to your foot as possible
100% Xtend neoprene: Flexible, lightweight, super hydrophobic external lining that has excellent multi-directional stretch
Glued and blindstitched seams: A watertight method of construction that results in superior warmth and maximum comfort
Easy-on heel pull loop: Helps you get the boot on and protects the longevity of the boot
10, 12, 5, 7, 8, 9, 4, 6
We are a wetsuit company, inspired by the restless spirit of the sea. Everything we do is about getting you out there to experience it. Our ethos combines passion with innovation; our products are crafted from cutting-edge technology and relentless creativity. We are constantly pushing the limits of wetsuit design and materials so that you can push your own limits in the water. When you're wearing c-skins you know that you've got 45 years of commitment out there with you.
THERE ARE MANY ASPECTS TO SURFBOARD SELECTION THESE ARE THE POINTS TO CONSIDER
Typically surfboards are measured in inches. The length is measured from the nose to the tail. Choosing the length of the surfboard is dependant on your size (weight, height), board type and waves conditions you wish to use the board for.
The widest point of the surfboard is measured from rail to rail. Generally the wider the surfboard the more stable the board, while a board with smaller width maintains better speed and performance.
Surfboard thickness is measured from the top deck to the bottom. The thickness again has a bearing on the board’s performance. Professional surfers will tend to go for the thinner boards as they are lighter and offer better performance.The thicker boards are stronger and because there is more foam under the surfer the boards are more stable.
The bottom curve of a surfboard. Generally the more rocker the surfboard has the more loose (manoeuvrable) the surfboard will be. Where the flatter rocker surfboards will be faster, although they will lack the looseness. The nose is the tip of the surfboard, the nose can vary in shapes and size. Basically the thinner the nose the more response the board will perform, while wider noses are better for stabilization.
Used to increase the strength of a surfboard, a stringer (normally made from wood) runs down the length of a surfboards (typically in the centre of the board from the tip of the nose to the tail).
Boards built with Epoxy, Carbon Fibre and soft boards generally don’t have stringers.
Generally heavier surfers require larger fins to hold the waves better. Although if you prefer to ride a looser (less hold in the waves), smaller fins would be a better option.
Fin configurations have an effect on the ways your surfboards perform.
The following are some of the more common fin configurations.
The single fin was the original fin configuration for surfboards. Based on the idea of the sailboat keel. Single fins are added stabilization and control on the powerful, larger waves, although lack manoeuvrability
Are great for small waves, being fast and manoeuvrable, but when put into tight spots on larger waves, they become hard to control. Popular with Fish surfboards.
THRUSTER 3 FIN
Widely recognized as the standard fin configuration, the thruster answers the shortcomings of the single fin and the twin fins configurations.
The thrusters give you stabilization, control and manoeuvrability in all types of surfing conditions.
This concept was the brainchild of Australia’s Simon Anderson
QUADS 4 FINS
With four fins in the water, Quads boasts an extraordinary amount of holding power in larger surf.
You may think that having four fins would sacrifice speed by creating more drag, but this is not the case.
The both sets of fins are working together on the rail, which makers believe they creates less drag than a board with a centre fin.
The manoeuvrability isn’t sacrificed either, with fins directly under your back foot, the quads are very responsive.
Similar setup to the Twin Fin, although smaller (low profile) fins are generally placed wider (closer to the rails) on the surfboard.
Popular with Fish and Egg / Retro surfboards.
Heeft u hulp nodig bij uw aankoop? Neem dan gerust contact met ons op
Privacy & Cookies Policy
Necessary cookies are absolutely essential for the website to function properly. This category only includes cookies that ensures basic functionalities and security features of the website. These cookies do not store any personal information.
Any cookies that may not be particularly necessary for the website to function and is used specifically to collect user personal data via analytics, ads, other embedded contents are termed as non-necessary cookies. It is mandatory to procure user consent prior to running these cookies on your website.