SUP Tips: How to Straighten the Fixed Fins on Your Inflatable Paddle Board

Pulled your iSUP out of the bag only to find the fins are bent? Here’s how to straighten the fixed fins on your inflatable stand up paddleboard in 4 easy steps:


Before you start ~ supplies required: hair dryer, duct tape and jug of cold water


  1. Heat the fin with a hair dryer to soften the material
  2. Straighten the fixed fin with your hand
  3. Set the vertical position with the tape and pour cold water over the fin to lock it in
  4. Remove the tape – the fin should now be straight


Learn more about the Starboard Inflatable Paddleboard range here


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