Boost Surfing Fin: Electric Motorized Fin Review

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Do you find yourself wishing you could paddle faster and catch more waves? The Boost surfing fin is an electric motorized fin that will give you the extra boost you need to catch those waves you’ve been missing and enjoy longer surf sessions.

If you notice a wave you don’t want to miss but can’t make it to the line-up when paddling manually, just press the control button and this motorized fin will give you an energy boost of up to 20 pounds so you can fly at speeds of up to 11 mph and catch the wave. You can also use it to move around effortlessly and conserve energy to enjoy more waves. It accomplishes all these without increasing drag or ruining board tracking, stability and surfing dynamics.

The Boost electric surfboard fin is compatible with all types of surfboards. Whether you ride a longboard, shortboard or a soft top, it comes with an adapter for your surfboard. It is also easy to use and suitable for surfers of all ages, experience levels and paddling strength. It is powered by a rechargeable battery that offers you two to four hours of use per charge. Read our full review of the Boost electric motorized surfing fin below.

Features

The Boost surfing fin is a revolutionary surfboard fin created to help surfers catch more waves and surf for longer. It is an electric motorized fin that provides a boost in speed to help surfers get to the lineup faster and also makes it easier to get back to the breaking point when dragged away by currents. It maximizes every surfing session by increasing the number of waves surfed and conserving your energy so you can enjoy longer sessions.

To ensure that the Boost surfing fin is effective in boosting performance and doesn’t increase drag or ruin stability, tracking and surfing dynamics, the creators conducted rigorous testing in the ocean and even worked with surfing pros such as Bobby Hasbrook and Erryk Jennings. The Boost fin has the following features:

  • Sturdy construction using ABS plastic and fiberglass
  • Lightweight design for ease of carrying
  • Sleek design that doesn’t add drag in the water
  • Motorized electric fin capable of delivering 20 pounds of turbocharged motor thrust
  • Motor speed of up to 11 mph
  • Powered by a rechargeable battery
  • Control via a control button held in the hand or attached to the tip of the surfboard
  • Comes with adapters for different types of surfboards
  • 2 to 4 hours of battery life

Specifications

Specifications

Type: Electric Motorized Surfboard fin

Max Thrust: 20 lb.

Max Motor Speed: 11 mph

Materials: ABS Plastic and Fiberglass

Dimensions: 10.5 by 9 by 3.5 in

Weight: 1.7 lb.

Buoyancy: 0.5 lb.

Battery: 90wh/200wh

Battery Life: 2 to 4 Hours

Charging: Contact Charger/Wireless Charger

Power(w): Up to 800 Performance

Adapters: Longboard, Softboard, FCS and FCS II Futures, SUP

Remote Controller: 433mph

Package: Boost Electric Surfing Fin, Adapter, Control button, Charger

Warranty: 2 years

User Experience

User_Experience

Surfboard Compatibility: Since it comes with different adapters for different surfboards, the Boost electric surf fin is suitable for any surfboard. Whether you ride a longboard, a shortboard or a soft top, it will fit like a glove as long as you’re using the right adapter for the surfboard you ride. It comes with four adapters: Longboard, Softboard, FCS and FCS II Futures, and SUP. This also means you can use this booster surf fin with different boards.

Installation: The Boost surf fin installs just like any other surfing fin. It doesn’t require any special assembly or tools. Installation is an easy and quick task that takes about 5 minutes.  You will get out on the water in no time. Just install the adapter it comes with the same way you install a surfboard fin, push the fin into the adapter and then secure it with 2 bolts in the bottom of the fin to ensure it is nice and tight and will stay in place. The final step is to attach the control button to the tip of the board. You can also skip this step and hold the controller in your hand instead.

Performance: The Boost electric surfing fin is a high-performance fin that helps you paddle faster and longer. It is equipped with a motor that provides 20 pounds of turbocharged thrust. This translates to speeds of up to 11 mph, which can help you get to the line-up faster and catch and surf up to three times more waves that you would paddling manually. When you get dragged away by currents, it also helps you get back to the breaking points effortlessly. By reducing burnout, it conserves your energy and helps you stay on the water longer.

Pros

  • The first electric fin for surfboards
  • Enables surfers to catch and surf up to three times more waves
  • Conserves your energy for longer surf time
  • Universal compatibility with all kinds of surfboard as it comes with different adapters
  • Easy to use and suitable for all surfers no matter the age, experience or strength
  • Sleek design that doesn’t increase drag
  • Lightweight and easy to carry
  • Sturdy and durable and backed by a two-year warranty

Cons

  • The Boost Surfing fin doesn’t come cheap. However, it is well worth the money when you take into account the high performance and how many more waves you will be able to catch.

Overall Ratings

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Based on our assessment of the Boost electric surf fin, here is how we rate the most important aspects:

Design: 95% – The Boost surf fin looks just like a regular surfboard tracking fin except that it is motorized. It has a sleek design that gives an extra boost in speed without ruining the boards tracking, stability and surf riding dynamics or increasing drag. Installation using adapters makes it compatible with any type of surfboard. It is sturdy but lightweight which makes it easy to carry along and handle while on the water.

Materials: 95% – Sturdy ABS plastic and fiberglass construction is great for strength, performance and durability. This fin is built to offer years of high performance in a saltwater environment. For extra peace of mind, it is backed by a two-year warranty.

Ease of Use: 100% – It installs just like a regular surfing fin. No special assembly or tools required. Controlling it is via a control button held in the hand or attached to the tip of the board. Surfers of all ages, experience levels and paddling strength can use it.

Price: 90% – This is the first product of its kind so there are no alternatives to compare it with when it comes to pricing. When factoring in the quality level, versatility, and the pricing for other types of electric fins, it is fairly priced. The kind of experience it offers on the water also makes it a worthy investment.

Overall: 95% – We’re extremely impressed with this innovative electric motorized surfing fin. If you’re a surfing beginner, it will help you catch waves early so you an experience the fun of surfing. If you’re a pro, it will push the limits of how fast and how long you can paddle and how many waves you manage to catch and surf. It will also save your energy helping you surf longer. It definitely helps maximize surfing sessions.

Globo Surf Overview

Surfing is one of the most physically demanding sports. It entails a lot of rigorous paddling, which requires a lot of strength and endurance and can take a toll on the body. If you want to enjoy more waves, you have to paddle a lot and at top speed. This is where the Boost Surfing Fin comes in. If you ever wished you could fly and catch a wave that you can’t get to when paddling manually, this electric motorized surf fin is exactly what you need. Whenever you need a boost to get to the lineup faster and catch more waves, all you have to do is activate it. It will preserve your energy so you can surf longer and make the most of every trip out on the water.

Do we consider using an electric surfing fin cheating? Nope. While the challenge of catching waves by paddling manually is really exciting and rewarding, having an extra boost can help you catch waves you don’t want to miss but aren’t likely to catch when paddling manually. The best thing about the Boost fun is that you only use it when you need a boost to catch waves you don’t want to miss.

It is a way to make the most of every trip out on the water. Whether you’re just learning to paddle and catch waves or have been doing it for a long time, you will find that having this fin as an option while out on the water will improve your experiences. It is also great for anyone who loves surfing but doesn’t have the muscle strength and endurance to do a lot of paddling.

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My name is David Hamburg. I am an avid water sports fan who enjoys paddle boarding, surfing, scuba diving, and kite surfing. Anything with a board or chance I can get in the water I love! I am such a big fan I decided to start this website to review all my favorite products and some others. Hope you enjoy!