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A stock Concave Retro Twin Fin in Slimes surf & Skate, King Street, Newcastle

A stock Concave Retro Twin Fin in Slimes surf & Skate, King Street, Newcastle A stock Concave Retro Twin Fin in Slimes surf & Skate, King Street, Newcastle. It’s 6’2″, 201/4″ wide & 23/4″ thick. All aspects of this board are Retro in terms of rocker, rails & thickness distribution.…

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This is the aluminium straight edge I use for drawing the lines onto the blank

This is the aluminium straight edge I use for drawing the lines onto the blank for the fin positions This is the aluminium straight edge I use for drawing the lines onto the blank for the fin positions. When you see it like this it really highlights how much the front fins are actually toed in. This shape from a Burford blank is a twin fin so the fins are positioned…

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Concave Retro Twin Fin Model

Concave Retro Twin Fin Model Concave Retro Twin Fin Model. It’s 5’10”, 193/4″ wide & 23/4″ thick. Nearly all aspects of this model are Retro, rails, rocker, thickness distribution & foil. The bottom has been updated with a single to double…

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A shape I finished yesterday

A shape I finished yesterday A shape I finished yesterday. It’s a stock Super Twin 6’2″, 193/4″ wide & 25/8″ thick. ( 34 Litres ). The bottom is single to double concave & the pre – shape was cut by Luke on the KKL Shaping machine. The blank…

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Terry Fitzgerald & Mark Warren with Twin Fins

Terry Fitzgerald & Mark Warren with Twin Fins Terry Fitzgerald & Mark Warren with Twin Fins. I think this photo is from Surfing World magazine, early 1970’s ?. Terry would have shaped his board & Mark’s would have been shaped by Geoff McCoy. This was my first exposure to Twin Fins…

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A vintage MR “Bat Tail” Twin Fin from the early 1980’s

A vintage MR "Bat Tail" Twin Fin from the early 1980's A vintage MR “Bat Tail” Twin Fin from the early 1980’s. The standard tail back then & now on the Retro series of Twin Fins is a wing swallow. We made quite a few Bat Tails & from memory they went really well, although not a lot different…

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Mick Adam holding Sean Griffith’s custom 1980 Retro Twin Fin, it’s 6’2″long, 201/4″ wide &

Mick Adam holding Sean Griffith's custom 1980 Retro Twin Fin, it's 6'2"long, 201/4" wide & 23/4" thick Mick Adam holding Sean Griffith’s custom 1980 Retro Twin Fin, it’s 6’2″long, 201/4″ wide & 23/4″ thick. It was ordered through Slimes surf & Skate in Newcastle. Sean wanted a whole bunch of of logos on…

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Mason Ho going right at Temples, Uluwatu

Mason Ho going right at Temples, Uluwatu Mason Ho going right at Temples, Uluwatu. Photo & Re Post from @riordanpringle He is riding a 5’4″ MR 1980 Retro Twin fin made by Matt Biolos, Rick Rock & the team at Lost Surfboards in San Clemente California. I was totally stoked to…

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My new FCS 2 Twin Fin + Stabiliser set, this is the bright Blue-Red-Yellow version

My new FCS 2 Twin Fin + Stabiliser set, this is the bright Blue-Red-Yellow version My new FCS 2 Twin Fin + Stabiliser set, this is the bright Blue-Red-Yellow version. The Resin Tint colors were based on a board of mine that I had done the spray on. Mike Durante & the design team at FCS really went all out & spent a lot of time trying to…

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Mason Ho at Uluwatu in Bali riding his 5’4″ 1980 MR Retro Twin Fin

Mason Ho at Uluwatu in Bali riding his 5'4" 1980 MR Retro Twin Fin Mason Ho at Uluwatu in Bali riding his 5’4″ 1980 MR Retro Twin Fin. It was shaped as a Retro Twin with fin plugs for Twin Fin positioning but on this wave Mason is riding it with 3 thruster fins in it. I was so frothing on this clip that I asked Riordan…

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