The AM1 Blackstix fin was designed by Al Merrick. The Blackstix material and V2 foil give this fin a springy flex pattern, making it ideal for generating speed and drive in softer waves. The AM1 template offers a wider base for drive off of the bottom and a refined tip for release off the top, while the additional rake provides hold through carves.
Medium (145lbs - 195lbs) (65kg - 88kg)
Blackstix have a flexible Carbon Fiber tip that loads up and releases energy for generating speed when you need it. These are the lightest fins in the Futures line.
V2 Foil is a V. Foil and Flat Foil blend. It takes the best speed generating attributes of the V. (at the base) and transitions into a flat foil in the tip for a controlled release in critical turns. Try the V2 foil if you are transitioning from flat sided fins. The benefits of the V. foil base will be noticeable but the change for your muscle memory will not be too drastic.
Your satisfaction is paramount to us. If for any reason you have a warranty issue with a product you have purchased through our store, please call or email us to let us know the issue. Most of our manufactures offer very good warranty terms if for some reason an item is defective or does not operate as described. Below are this item's specific warranty terms.
Futures will warranty any product that is deemed a manufacturing defect. The product must be given a R.A. # by the retail store that the fin was purchased at and returned to the factory. Futures will inspect the product to determine if it is a manufacturing defect. All defective products will be replaced at no charge.
- All returns/exchanges must be issued a Return Authorization # given by a Futures employee. Returned package must have R.A. # clearly labeled on the outside of the box. Futures will determine if the product is suitable for warranty upon receipt.
- Futures will not warranty any product that is broken or damaged due to use. For example: Any product damaged by hitting a sandbar, reef, rock, or any other type of damage that is not a manufacturing defect. NOTE: FUTURE FINS ARE DESIGNED TO BREAK AWAY UPON IMPACT. This is to help prevent damage to the fin box and surfboard. All broken fins that are not under warranty can be purchased as a single fin replacement at retail outlets.