How To Install DaFiN Fin Savers

How To Install DaFiN Fin Savers

When I first started bodysurfing I got away with not using fin savers or fin tethers. However, when I lost my first pair of bodysurfing fins in big surf, I realised how important fin savers are. There's nothing worse than being caught in the engine room after a heavy wipeout, with no fins. Fighting the waves to stay afloat, coupled with the thought of forking out for another pair is less than ideal. I made the decision there and then that I would buy fin savers with my next pair. When I first got the fin savers, I had no clue how to put them on. So I've written this post, so you do have a clue.  

These are the instructions on how to install DaFiN Fin Savers. 

1. Buy DaFiN's and Fin Savers.

2. Lay out your fins and open up your fin savers.

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3. Wrap the fin savers around the heel strap of the DaFiN.

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4. Feed the strap and buckle through the fin saver holes.

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5. Feed the strap through the middle hole on the buckle with the buckle lines facing inwards. 

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6. Feed the strap back through the buckle via the top hole on the opposite side.

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7. All done.

Slide feet in and tighten strap over the bridge of the foot. 

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