We have just added a new Sale Fins section to our online store. Only a few are up for now, a bunch more will be added next week. Older styles, previous season colour ways and a few other odds and ends will be available at bargain prices – a great opportunity mix things up with a different template or grab a spare set without having to splurge
We have the full FCS Tool-less Fin Range now instore at Zak Surfboards. Incorporating the same click in technology as standard FCS II Fins, these new longboard fins can be secured into a fin box without the need for a screw and plate. Just seconds to insert and remove these fins, no need fiddle round with screwdrivers.
One of the biggest advantages of these new fins is that you can now make adjustments to your fin placement out in the water. These are quick & simple to use plus they work in just about all the standard fin boxes on the market.
There is a very comprehensive range of different templates & sizes to choose from for those of you who like longboards, logs & other alternative crafts. These templates include the Pivot, the Fat Boy, the Whip, the Flow, the Hatchet and the Connect.
Come check them out instore or grab on from our ONLINE store
We now have the New FCSII MB Keel Quad PG fins now instore. Finally a great option for those wider tailed shapes and retros for FCSII. Enjoy the grip and control of these split keel quad setups without sacrificing pivot – the perfect accompaniment to fun and more alternative craft. These types of fins are a great match with shapes such as the Superbrand Fling and the Firewire Baked Potato. These FCS II Keel Quad PG Fins are available in both Clear Keel Quad PG and the signature Mayhem colour layered paneling MB Keel Quad PG
Come and check these and more of the new FCS II range of fins instore or Online
We have the New Gorilla Range Now Instore at Zak Surfboards. There is a whole new selection of Tail Pads, Legropes and Fins to choose from as well as remakes of some classics/favorites. If you are looking to add a bit of attitude, fun and colour to your craft – then their extensive range is definitely worth checking out. Here are a few snaps to give you a taste…
Come and check out the Gorilla range instore or Online
Fin Sale Until Monday 20th July – That’s right we are putting our entire stock of fins from Captain Fin Co., Kinetic Racing and Creatures on Sale for the next few days…at a whopping 40% off the Recommended Retail price!!! Sale finishes at 6pm on Monday the 20th July – don’t sleep! Grab a new set of fins, a spare set, or something new to spice up your craft at bargain price
Instore only – get on it!!!
The FCS II Performer Neo Glass Thruster Set is a great set of fins if you want to add a bit of extra spice to your surfing in marginal conditions. The Performer template is the most balanced template in the FCSII range – giving you equal amounts drive, speed, flow & response. A real no brainer when trying to decide on fins…this template will do the job in most performance oriented shortboards.
The Neo Glass construction add a real bit of spark to your board in smaller or weaker conditions. This lightweight, moulded fiberglass construction gives these fins a consistent lively, snappy and responsive feel underfoot. “Twangy” would be a good way to describe these Neoglass fins – they flex but snap back into place with quite a bit of energy, hence the zippy, lively feel.
Fin Specs: Medium
Base: 4.37″ / 111mm
Depth: 4.55″ / 115mm
Area: 14.81″² / 9554mm²
Come and have a squiz instore or grab a set from us ONLINE
We now have the new FCS II Tool-less Longboard Fins instore at Zak Surfboards. Incorporating the same click in system as standard FCS II Fins, these new longboard fins can be secured into a fin box without the need for a screw and plate. Just seconds to insert and remove these fins, no need fiddle round with screwdrivers.
One of the biggest advantages of these new fins is that you can now make adjustments to your fin placement out in the water mid session. These are quick & simple to use plus they work in all standard fin boxes on the market.
Come check them out instore or grab on from our ONLINE store
The F8 Blackstix fin is one of the better balanced templates from Futures. Not too raked back, but not too upright either – a great all round fin that will work well in a variety of surfboards. The F8 Blackstix are also the largest in the Blackstix lineup – making them a great choice for bigger surfers or in boards with larger tail areas.
The lively, snappy flex of the Blackstix construction combined with the V2 Foil makes this fin add a significant spark to your surfing in small or weaker waves. Ideal to give you a bit of extra speed + drive & add a bit of extra life to your surfing when the conditions are marginal – the fin of choice for many of our regulars
Developed in Hawaii by one of Australia’s early surfing pioneers Andy Cochran, DaFiN have grown to become the swim/surf fin of choice of Watermen worldwide. Created with input from world renowned watermen Mark Cunningham and Brian Keaulana – the unique design of DaFiN delivers the two most important features you want in your fins: comfort and power …better than any other fin on the market.
DaFiN is the fin of choice for thousands of lifeguards and water safety professionals in worldwide. DaFiN is standard issue equipment for the Hawaiian Lifeguard Association. DaFiN and has also been endorsed as the ‘Official Swim Fin’ of the United States Lifesaving Association.
DaFiN has also garnered a strong reputation with the bodysurfing community – featured prominently in the critically acclaimed bodysurfing film ‘Come Hell or High Water’. DaFiN is the #1 choice of lifeguards, bodysurfers, and watermen around the world. Make DaFiN your choice, too!
Check them out instore or ONLINE
FCS Fin Wallets – keep all your fins tidy and in order with one of these puppies. These FCS Fin Wallets are big enough to snugly store 3 sets of fins, with a bit of extra room for wax, quad trailers and other bits & pieces. Keep yourself all organized and prepared to hit it for that next surf mission down the coast. Grab one of these next time you are instore or Online
There are a bunch of different templates to chooses from including the Eat Sleep Wave Repeat M Tri & Tri/Quad sets, the Moon Beams & Mellon M Tri & Tri/Quad sets, the Brains Bones Bars S Tris sets, the Sloth Palm Trend Shank L Tri sets and more. Come and check them out instore (and online shortly).
Alkali Fins are now in stock at Zak Surfboards. We have just received a range of fins from the crew at Alkali Fins in Ballina NSW. These beautiful fins have each been individually hand foiled – made from the highest quality 7.5 oz. and Volan fiberglass cloth with Silmar Brand resin. Solid brass pins & Stainless steel screws + plates have also been used on these puppies. We have more from Alkali on the way shortly – come instore to see them or check them out online.
Here is a sneak peek at the new range of Creatures Fins that are arriving at Zak Surfboards shortly. With their new range of fins, Creatures have endeavored to simplify the art of picking the right fin.
Creatures have designed 2 distinct styles of fins for each of their team riders – the Vert series and the Arc series (pictured here are Mitch Coleborne’s).
The Vert Series are designed for tighter, snappier turns, with quick direction changes and surfing in the pocket in mind. The Vert series are a more upright fin with less sweep or rake (up to 33 degrees).
All the Vert & the Arc series fins are then available in 3 different sizes which you can pick according to your weight :
Small less than 65kg, Medium 65-80kg & Large 75 – 90+kg
These are also 3 different constructions that you can choose from:
Core Flex – a lightweight construction with a fluid flex pattern
Carbon Flex – a slightly stiffer lightweight construction that has a more responsive feel
Pure Fibreglass – a stiffer base with a more natural flex pattern through to the tip, with the most similar feel to traditional glassed on fins
You will also be pleased to hear that all of these Creatures Fins will be available in both FCS & Futures Fin compatible styles. With a set of both Vert and Arc Series fins appropriate to your weight, you should be covered for virtually all conditions
In this latest drop we now have Kinetic’s new range of quad trailer fins. These new quad trailers feature :
- a carbon fiber base to add strength, drive and stability
- vertical carbon strands to control flex from the base to tip
- honeycomb internal core
- 50/50 foil to suiting the widest range of conditions
These quad trailer fins have been specially designed to be compatible with performance thruster front fins.
Check them out instore for now and online shortly
At Zak’s we have arguably one of the best collections of fins in the state. The brands we stock include imports from the Almond Fin Company, George Greenough, Dale Velzy & True Ames as well as world class local product from Glide Fins Torquay. We also make sure we have a full range of Future & FCS fins on hand too. So come instore and have a squiz or shop online
FCS thruster and quad fin’s come with fin rating’s. These fin rating’s provide the drive, pivot and hold characteristics of each individual fin set based on the element’s such as area, base length, sweep, depth material and template. FCS provide’s fin rating’s as a guide to individual performance. They can also be used as a reference when choosing a fin for specific performance requirements. If un-sure about the fins for you, you can go to the FCS web site and use the fin selector program or come in and use the FCS test drive fins in store.
Future fins material’s determine flex, projection, control and speed. Future fin’s come with a rating and weight system to help you make the right choice when looking for the performance in a fin that you need or want for what ever condition. This a long with the use of the full base fin box will allow you to maximise speed and power. lf unsure about the fins that are right for you, you can take advantage of the fin selector program on the future web site or you can come in store and use the test drive centre.