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Surfboard Fins

Ventana FinsEach Ventana fin is a one-of-a-kind performance work of art. They are crafted by hand in Santa Cruz, California by master artisan, Martijn Stiphout. Free U.S. Shipping.

We incorporate historic and exotic reclaimed woods from our upcycle partners, such as guitar offcuts, boat hulls, floorboards, even wood from a redwood hot tub.

We make keel fins, thrusters, and two styles of longboard fins. The fins can be glassed onto any board by you or your shaper. Our longboard fins can also be ordered with a finished base that will fit into any standard, longboard fin box. We can also create custom fins based on your specific requirements.

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$ 775.00

This one-of-a-kind longboard fin was hand drawn with Copic alcohol markers by Chris Adams as part of the Ventana Fin Artist Project. Chris is a designer and illustrator working in the Dallas area and is the creative director of Octonation, the world's largest octopus fan club. The fin is made of Alaska yellow cedar used in the reconstruction of the Western Flyer boat, considered by...

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$ 650.00

This one-of-a-kind longboard fin was hand painted by Hawai'i-based artist Eduardo Bolioli as part of the Ventana Fin Artist Project.  Born in Montevideo, Uruguay in 1961, Eduardo Bolioli migrated to New York with his family in the late seventies, where he studied at the prestigious School of Visual Arts. He moved to Honolulu in the mid-eighties, and made a living painting surfboards for pro surfers, including world...

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$ 295.00

This one-of-a-kind longboard fin was wood-burned by Pacific Grove-based artist Alexander Norton as part of the Ventana Fin Artist Project. Alexander grew up fishing and diving in the cold, biodiverse waters of Pacific Grove, California. His early love for nature inspired him to pursue a degree in marine biology in Santa Barbara, while simultaneously continuing his study of fine art. He...

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$ 450.00

This one-of-a-kind longboard fin was hand painted after stamping with a custom linocut block print by Santa Cruz-based artist Tina Fuller Somers as part of the Ventana Fin Artist Project. Tina is an artist, mother, and nature lover born and raised in Santa Cruz. With formal training in painting and scientific illustration, she works on a wide variety of projects from...

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$ 395.00

This one-of-a-kind longboard fin representing Monterey Bay sea life was hand-painted by Santa Cruz-based artist Dennis Scott as part of the Ventana Fin Artist Project. This fin is made of Alaska yellow cedar used in the reconstruction of the Western Flyer boat, considered by many to be the most famous fishing boat in the world. John Steinbeck, Ed "Doc" Ricketts and crew sailed...

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$ 295.00

This one-of-a-kind longboard fin was hand painted by Santa Cruz-based artist Anastasiya Bachmanova. Her beautiful fin represents the marine creatures of the Sea of Cortez, celebrating the history of the Western Flyer boat and the diversity of sea life in Baja California, Mexico. Ana is an artist, environmentalist, adventure seeker, and mom living in Santa Cruz, California. She was raised...

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$ 295.00

This one-of-a-kind longboard fin was hand painted by Florida Keys-based artist Jessica Ann Cecil as part of the Ventana Fin Artist Project. Jessica is a marine life artist who loves creating bright and vibrant artwork that inspires people to protect and love our beautiful oceans and shorelines. The fin is made of Alaska yellow cedar used in the reconstruction of the Western Flyer boat,...

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$ 295.00

This one-of-a-kind longboard fin was hand painted by San Diego-based artist Mel Patterson as part of the Ventana Fin Artist Project. Mel’s love for the ocean and beach-culture inspires her vibrant work. Her art is created using Posca acrylic pens and includes anything from canvas to wooden mini surfboards. The fin is made of Alaska yellow cedar used in the reconstruction of the Western Flyer boat,...

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$ 295.00

This one-of-a-kind longboard fin was hand painted by Santa Cruz-based artist Peter Hester as part of the Ventana Fin Artist Project. Peter is a graphic designer, illustrator, and animator, and we're excited to be collaborating with him! The fin is made of Alaska yellow cedar used in the reconstruction of the Western Flyer boat, considered by many to be the most famous fishing boat...

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$ 295.00

This one-of-a-kind longboard fin was hand-drawn with Posca paint pens by 14-year-old Kirkland, Washington-based artist Ryan Bikdash as part of the Ventana Fin Artist Project. Ryan started drawing during Covid lockdown to overcome boredom. He enjoys making art and developing a presence on Instagram in his free time. Give @ryzzrt a follow, and help this young artist go big The fin...

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$ 450.00

This one-of-a-kind longboard fin representing was hand-painted by Costa Mesa-based artist Matthew Allen as part of the Ventana Fin Artist Project. Matthew Allen is a former Surfer Magazine Art Director who has also moonlighted as a clothing designer and photographer. Much of his fine art and photography revolves around beach and surf culture. Matthew works in a variety of mediums including...

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This one-of-a-kind longboard fin representing Giant kelp was laser etched and hand-painted by 17-year-old, Romeo, Colorado-based artist Skye Riccatone as part of the Ventana Fin Artist Project. This fin is made of Alaska yellow cedar used in the reconstruction of the Western Flyer boat, considered by many to be the most famous fishing boat in the world. John Steinbeck, Ed "Doc" Ricketts and crew sailed...

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This one-of-a-kind longboard fin was hand drawn by Santa Cruz-based artist Mark Harris as part of the Ventana Fin Artist Project. For this piece, Mark created a bold and colorful fin design using computer drawing tools and POSCA acrylic markers. The fin is made of Alaska yellow cedar used in the reconstruction of the Western Flyer boat, considered by many to be the most...

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Titled “Self Kelp,” this one-of-a-kind longboard fin was wood burned by Santa Cruz-based artist Jessica Kendall-Bar as part of the Ventana Fin Artist Project.  Jessica is a scientist by training, in her fourth year of a PhD program at UC Santa Cruz, where she studies the neuroscience of sleep in marine mammals. She attended UC Berkeley, where she studied Marine Science and Integrative Biology. She...

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This one-of-a-kind longboard fin was hand painted by Tampa-based artist Michelle Sawyer as part of the Ventana Fin Artist Project. Michelle is a visual artist creating works in a variety of media, from acrylic to embroidery. She is also a muralist and works as half of the duo Ilsol over the past six years. Her solo works are typically inspired by nature and...

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This one-of-a-kind longboard fin representing a humpback whale and a pair of sea lions from the Monterey Bay was hand-painted by the inimitable Langley, an 11-year-old, California-based artist, as part of the Ventana Fin Artist Project. This fin is made of Alaska yellow cedar used in the reconstruction of the Western Flyer boat, considered by many to be the most famous fishing boat in...

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This one-of-a-kind longboard fin was hand painted by Austin, Texas-based artist Drew Graves as part of the Ventana Fin Artist Project. Drew grew up around rivers, lakes, and the ocean. Drew has always had a deep respect for the water, and he emphasizes that through his art. He helps others see beauty and simplicity in nature. The fin is made of Alaska...

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This one-of-a-kind longboard fin was hand painted by Watsonville-based artist Paul Dee as part of the Ventana Fin Artist Project. Paul is an art teacher and the driving force behind Monterey Bay Murals, a small group of artists committed to bring style, art, and good vibes to the communities in the Monterey Bay Area. The fin is made of Alaska yellow...

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This leaf-shaped longboard fin is handcrafted of Alaskan yellow cedar from Monterey Bay Aquarium benches. The flowers were inspired by designs from Copper Pig Woodworking. They're made of cocobolo, purple heart, Indian rosewood, and Brazilian mahogany from Santa Cruz Guitar Company production. The base is made of Indian rosewood from the Santa Cruz Guitar Company. Length: 9 inches All Ventana Fins...

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This longboard fin is handcrafted of Douglas fir from the hull of the Western Flyer, considered by many to be the most famous fishing boat in the world. John Steinbeck, Ed "Doc" Ricketts and crew sailed this 77-foot sardine boat into the Sea of Cortez in Baja California, Mexico in 1940. The following year, Steinbeck published his book, The Log from...

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This longboard fin is handcrafted from the epoxy drippings left by Ashley Lloyd Thompson during the glassing of her beautiful, performance surfboards.  Like Ventana, Ashley uses Entropy Resins, a bio-based epoxy. All of Ashley's boards are ECOBOARD project certified by SustainableSurf.org.  Fin Length: 9 inches Ashley's love for the ocean started at a young age in Malibu. A life evolved around riding California peelers...

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This longboard fin is handcrafted of small strips of Indian rosewood, spruce, and Honduras mahogany offcuts from Santa Cruz Guitar Company production. The base is made of Indian rosewood from the Santa Cruz Guitar Company. Length: 9 inches All Ventana Fins are ECOBOARD Project Gold Level Verified by SustainableSurf.org!

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This commissioned fin for a customer in Pacifica, California is made of Indian rosewood from Santa Cruz Guitar Company offcuts, reclaimed Birdseye maple, salvaged monkeypod, and bubinga from Meier Brothers Furniture.  We used Aerialite Surf Glass and bio-based epoxy from Entropy Resins for the fiberglassing process. This fin is handcrafted in Santa Cruz, California by Master Artisan, Martijn Stiphout.

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This longboard fin is handcrafted of Douglas fir from the hull of the Western Flyer, considered by many to be the most famous fishing boat in the world. John Steinbeck, Ed "Doc" Ricketts and crew sailed this 77-foot sardine boat into the Sea of Cortez in Baja California, Mexico in 1940. The following year, Steinbeck published his book, The Log from...

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This hatchet-shaped longboard fin is handcrafted of small strips of Indian rosewood, spruce, and Honduras mahogany offcuts from Santa Cruz Guitar Company production. The base is made of Indian rosewood from the Santa Cruz Guitar Company. Length: 9 inches All Ventana Fins are ECOBOARD Project Gold Level Verified by SustainableSurf.org!

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This hatchet-shaped longboard fin is handcrafted of small strips of spruce and Honduras mahogany offcuts from Santa Cruz Guitar Company production. The base is made of Indian rosewood from the Santa Cruz Guitar Company. Length: 9 inches All Ventana Fins are ECOBOARD Project Gold Level Verified by SustainableSurf.org!

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This hatchet shaped longboard fin is handcrafted of Alaskan yellow cedar from Monterey Bay Aquarium benches and cedar offcuts from a cabinet shop in Santa Cruz, California. It is glassed with Entropy Resins, bio-based epoxy and a sheet of 4 ounce Aerialite fiberglass. It was purposely left unsanded and without a base so that it could be glassed onto an existing...

$ 50.00

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About Us
  • Ventana Surfboards & Supplies has the highest bars for artisanship and environmental responsibility. We create hollow-framed, reclaimed wooden surfboards; bodysurfing handplanes; eco surf apparel, and sustainable surf supplies that are loved by adventurers everywhere. The Ventana team lives and works in Santa Cruz, California where we test our products on some of the most challenging waves on the planet. Ventana donates at least 5% of profits to ocean conservation.

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  •   We're an online surf shop and wholesaler with occasional pop up shops around California.

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