Category Archive: [FLX]

Jan 29

Thruster fin size guide for windsurfing wave boards

Windsurfing thruster wave board fin choice can be confusing. This quick thruster fin reference guide is aimed at simplifying options so that you can easily tune up your wave board for maximum performance and enjoyment.

Nov 18

14yr old Jake ‘the ripper’ Schettewi destroys Ho’okipa (Video)

Anyone who has sat on the cliff at Ho’okipa these past months will have seen 14yr old Jake Scfhettewi (and brother Max) ripping it up at the Point. Originally based in Florida these two brothers moved to Maui to windsurf and the results are pretty spectacular. Jake and Max both joined Black Project Fin in the …

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Jun 07

Jake & Max Schettewi join Black Project Fins

We are thrilled to unveil Maui based rippers Jake Schettewi & Max Schettewi as team riders for Black Project Fins. Max and Jake have been impressing at Ho’okipa this past winter. Once they secured their spots on the American Windsurfing Tour for the 2015 season the time was right for them to join the stacked wave …

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Apr 15

Do you have the right size wave fins?

I have just returned from Ho’okipa and following some interesting chats on the guard rail about fin sizes for smaller riders I thought I would share some insight. The wave fins which come as standard with many production board will be too big for many smaller riders under 65kg.    Take 4 x AWT Champion …

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Mar 29

Russ & Ruben reflect on a dream mission to Cabo Verde with the AWT

2015 saw a new addition to the American Windsurfing Tour calendar and Black Project riders #RussFaurot and #RubenLemmens were never going to miss this opportunity. Unfortunately PWA Aloha Classic champion #MorganNoireaux had to cancel his plans at the last minute as his replacement passport had not arrived in time. Black Project owner #ChrisFreeman was in attendance …

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Nov 24

Fanatic Tri-Wave 88 initial impressions with MiniEPIC 16.5/12.5 Thruster Fins

As much as we try different boards with our fins there is only so much we can do and hence it is always great to hear feedback from around the world, different boards, different sails, different riders and in different locations. We all face a unique set of variables and while we have become skilled …

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