The result of 10 years R and D the Squoval mould provides un-paralleled levels of bi-lateral flex in the tips of your board whilst maintaining rigidity under your feet. No other 3D mould shape can match the comfort and performance of the Squoval mould. more below
Our continuous rocker delivers constant edge grip in all water states. Constant grip, means constant pressure and more time to concentrate on your next move not controlling your board through the chop. more below
Used to both stiffen the centre section of the deck without affecting the tip flex and at the same time decrease the rocker of the board when riding it flatter (ie under powered). Every Shinn features a progressive concave in the base. more below
Full wood core
When it comes to board cores the solution is clear. No other product offers the same strength to weight to reliability ratio. You expect the best and we give it to you full wood cores on all Shinn boards.
By strictly manufacturing all our products in Europe we maintain the quality control and performance you have come to expect when buying a Shinn. It’s expensive but you get what you pay for – guaranteed!
Here at Shinn we stand by our products and that’s why we offer you a full 2 year warranty. If your deck fails you we’ll replace it (terms and conditions apply).
Memory foam pad inserts, adjustable stance angles, non-slip buckle adjustment and zero tolerance nonslip surface all add up to the lightest and most comfortable deck connection system on the market today. more below
Everyone knows that weight matters, all Shinn boards come in significantly lighter then their equivalents from other brands. Lighter on your feet, more reactive in the air and no strength compromises made to achieve it. In our case you really do pay for less!
You want comfort, adjustability, secure connection and light-weight all in one package? Sneaker X 14 delivers them all.
Our buckle system allows for the re-sized strap to achieve a huge adjustment range yet still makes micro adjustments a breeze, from petite chica’s to elephants in booties – we’ve got you covered! Our memory foam heel insert ensures the pad is perfect for every foot no matter the shape and size and our new Zoned traction surface means grip to stomp your landings yet easy entry and exit when you need it.
Combine the lightest pad and strap set on the market with the lightest board ranges on the market and what do you get? It’s a Shinn, of course!
- New one size fits all progressive geometry
- Plush pro memory foam heel bed
- Micro adjustable tuning buckle
- Adjustable stance angles
- Ergonomic 3D bed shaping
- Zone specific traction pattern
Choosing your size
Whilst many riders still look at the length of the board when choosing their size it's much more relevant to look at the width. The length of the board can be affected by the shaping of the tip and tail - which in reality plays little part in the performance of the board.To clarify the situation further the difference in surface area between a 130 x 40 and a 130 x 42 is approximately 260 cm2 whilst increasing the length of a 130 x 40 to 135 x 40 would give an increase in surface area of less than 200 cm2 nearly 25% less.
All of our boards are available in multiple widths to allow you to find the perfect size for your weight, riding style and favoured riding conditions.
Vertical Strake. The 90 degree strake at the edge of the conduit re-directs water flow over the entire surface of the fin enhancing the performance of the profile and allowing the use of smaller fins without the associated loss of grip and drive.
Variable rocker. The conduit INCREASES the rocker at the rail of the board whilst maintaining our incredibly successful Constant Curve through the central area. The effect? Less rail catching at speed and a more aggressive carve into your POP.
Improved Flex control. It’s no secret, softer tips add control to the board whilst stiffer ones improve POP…. until now! Through endless tests and experiments we’ve used the conduits to re-define tail flex and provide control AND POP; the best of both worlds!
Have you ever wondered why we use different fins for freeride and freestyle?
We bend the rules
So, how does it work and why do you need it?
If you’ve come this far you’ll want to read this.
Conventional rockers have multiple radiuses however our new design maintains a constant curve from tip to tail. As power increases and you load the rail you naturally transfer more weight to your back foot, the cc rocker contact with the water remains constant (unlike multiple radius versions) no matter how your balance is distributed between your feet, meaning no trim adjustment and no increase in leg pressure is needed – constant grip and constant power in all conditions.
The progressive concave flattens the centre of the board to enhance glide and efficiency when riding flatter in less powered conditions but leaves the rocker continuous at the rail where it’s needed for powered riding.
Massively increasing the lift in the extremes of the board has the added bonus of eliminating tip strike when riding in chop and that means no spray in the riders eyes – ever.