I realised that I got something out of the timber fins and that was spring. My boards felt more alive and responsive with the timber so the journey began.
Now I make the same concept but with clear resin to reveal the natural beauty of the timber.
It's an extremely time consuming process but the feeling is worth the time and effort involved.
I reckon Bradley's words say it all so I don't need to say much…
I have been riding Duncan’s fins in all kinds of different surf for over a year now. I have 3 fins, twin fins, quads and single fins and I can confidently say they are the best feeling fins I have ever used. They seem to have a natural feel with the wave and give a good amount of spring and drive when you need it.
I have the fins with different woods and different thickness’ based on what board I am riding and what wave I am surfing. I am not new to fin design having spent time with George Greenough, Chuck Ames and Curtis Hesselgrave talking fins. Curtis, who was a serious hydrodynamic professor made all my tow in fins for the big wave adventures, Teahupoo, Hawaii, and performance surf. I loved them and felt I had the best fins in the world until I got these from Duncan.
I have learned there is nothing better than wood. Duncan is the meticulous master/genius that knows how to get the best out of the wood. I’m told from Duncs that we are just scratching the surface and I believe.
Thanks for making surfing even more fun than it already is!