This standup fin comparison guide takes the confusion out of choosing the right SUP race fins for your needs.
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Compare Standup Paddle Race Fins



RAY

TIGER

MALIKO

SONIC

Best For:When you need extra stability, tracking & glide, excellent in choppy conditions & longer distances.Ideal for a wide range of racing on flat water courses with multiple buoy turns. Great tracking & speed. Designed for ocean & downwind racing where you can take advantage of the wind & flow. Maximum agility & speed in ocean & downwind racing. Helps improve the surfing characteristics of race boards.
Suitable For:Intermediate to Advanced padders.Advanced to Professional athletes.Intermediate to Expert padders.Expert to Professional athletes.
Depth (cm/in)24 / 9.4520 / 7.8721 / 8.2718 / 7.09
Area (cm3 / in²)283 / 43.9216 / 33.5223 / 34.6214 / 33
Cord (cm / in)15 / 5.914 / 5.514 / 5.516 / 6.3
Fin Base (cm / in)17.5 / 6.916.5 / 6.516.5 / 6.518.5 / 7.3
Leading Edge (degrees)35°35°45°45°
ConstructionUltralight Carbon with LiteCore Technology. Ultralight Carbon with LiteCore Technology. Ultralight Carbon with LiteCore Technology. Ultralight Carbon with LiteCore Technology.
Weight (gr / oz)200 / 7.05150 / 5.29175 / 6.17150 / 5.29
Warranty1 yr1 yr1 yr1 yr
USA Retail (Ex Tax)$180.00$170.00$175.00$170.00
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HOW TO CHOOSE A RACE FIN
HOW TO CHOOSE A RACE FIN

Different paddleboard disciplines, conditions & skill levels call for different types of SUP fins. Luckily, finding the fin setup that works best for your paddling style is easier than ever. This five-step guide explains the science of standup paddle fins. You’ll learn about how fins work and be able to confidently choose the right fin(s) for your needs.

CONNOR BAXTER'S FIN GUIDE
CONNOR BAXTER'S FIN GUIDE

SUP race fins may be small but they have a significant influence on board performance and handling, which directly affects race results and fun at all levels in standup paddling. World champion standup paddler and Black Project ambassador Connor Baxter gives his insight into standup paddleboard fins for paddling in a range of conditions.

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