Tinder-D8

The Tinder-D8 never lets you down, whether you swipe right, left or even up! Designed by Marcie O’Neill, the Tinder-D8 is your perfect match if you’re looking for a high-performance, allround shortboard that’s great in all conditions.

Wave type: All conditions
Ideal Waves: 1-6ft
Level: Intermediate to Advanced

The Tinder-D8, in a rounded square tail with quad or thruster fin set-up, a single concave from the mid-section through to a double out the fins, combined with a flatter rocker, gets you down the line fast, keeps you in the pocket and enhances your manoeuvres.

Rider: Tomás Lacerda | photo credit: @andregatorodriguesa

“I ride my 5’8″ in all types of waves and conditions – a perfect 10”
Tomás Lacerda – NSP Teamrider

This CSE Tinder-D8 is built with NSP’s Shapers Union high-performance custom surf epoxy lay-up. Our most seasoned shapers picked a unique glassing schedule for the board, instead of a one-size-fits-all technology.

Chopstix Shaper's Union logo

Construction/Lay-up
Shapers Union high-performance, custom surf epoxy lay-up, with a clear UV-stable resin and satin rub finish utilizes a CNC-cut 36g EPS core, hand-shaped to detail, with wet lamination of full 220g (8oz) biax glass + 4oz deck and 4oz bottom with additional overlap on the rails + 4oz n patch and fiberglass-reinforced tail patches. This lightweight, durable shortboard offers plenty of flex for ultimate performance.

Fins
Shapers Union and Elements Tinder-D8’s are available with 5 FTU fin boxes so you can ride as a quad or thruster. (fins NOT included)

The Protech is only available with 3 FTU boxes (all compatible with Futures® Fins), while the Elements version comes with the similar fin cluster as the CSE version, with an MFC-designed thruster set right out of the box.

Size Chart

Length Width Thickness Volume Weight +/- 5%
5'6"19"2 ¹/⁴"25.9 L2.27 KG
5'8"19 ¹/²"2 ¹/⁴"28.0 L2.39 KG
5'10"19 ⁵/⁸"2 ³/⁸"29.9 L2.50 KG
6'0"20 ¹/²"2 ⁷/¹⁶"33.3 L2.68 KG
6'2"20 ³/⁴"2 ⁹/¹⁶"36.7 L2.82 KG
6'4"21"2 ¹¹/¹⁶"38.3 L2.95 KG
6'6"21 ³/⁸"2 ¹³/¹⁶"42.2 L3.15 KG
6'8"21 ¹/²"2 ⁷/⁸"44.6 L3.26 KG
6'10"21 ⁵/⁸"3"47.9 L3.47 KG

Bag details

Bag Name Dimensions Designed for
Board sock 6'6"6'6 x stretchy5'6", 5'8", 5'10", 6'0", 6'2", 6'4" and 6'6"
Board sock 7'0"7'0" x stretchy6'8" and 6'10"
Surf day bag 6'0" 4mm193 x 62 cm5'6", 5'8", 5'10" and 6'0"
Surf day bag 7'0" 4mm219 x 67 cm6'2", 6'4", 6'6", 6'8" and 6'10"
Surf travel bag 6'0" 8mm193 x 62 cm5'6", 5'8", 5'10" and 6'0"
Surf travel bag 7'0" 8mm219 x 67 cm6'2", 6'4", 6'6", 6'8" and 6'10"

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