Captain Fin Expands Apparel Collection, Announces New Sales Force and Opens First-Ever Retail Store


Captain Fin is increasing their retail presence with the opening of their first-ever store, in Encinitas, CA

Local surf brand Captain Fin held the launch party for their first-ever store this past Saturday, June 25th. The party was a hit, with guests enjoying great food, live music, and seeing the new retail safe for the first time. The brand is making big moves right now- they’ve launched a new store, have ramped up their U.S. sales force thanks to growing sales, and will be appearing at Agenda Long Beach for the Summer 2016 show. Check out their press release below for more details.

(Oceanside, CA) – Captain Fin, the California-based surf lifestyle brand recently hit a key milestone with the opening of their first ever retail store in Encinitas, CA, and is celebrating with an expanded apparel collection and a revamped sales force to support the positive growth.

Captain Fin has been keeping the fun alive since 2007 by offering a modern twist on vintage fin shapes and applying their unique aesthetic to a robust men's apparel collection. The Spring 2017 collection features more boardshort style options and an additional selection of comfy knits and classic wovens.

"We have a lot of great things in store. From our first ever retail store opening to the public, to some really cool brand ambassador collaborations. We're excited to show our retail partners and consumers what we have been working on," says Captain Fin CEO, Danny Gillis.

Captain Fin Announces New USA Sales Force

Supporting the growth of the brand are some valuable additions to the North American sales force including Aaron Quigley, who joined in December, spearheading the team as VP of Global Sales. In response to the increasing brand demand, Captain Fin has added 7 new rep groups covering the brand in multiple regions nationally. These additions allow the brand to better service its growing customer base and elevate Captain Fin in the eyes of the consumer. New agency additions include:  Patrick Corelli managing the Northwest, Ian Nabal managing Northern California, Ryan O'Leary & Craig Frick managing the Southeast, Juan-Carlos Gonzalez managing Puerto Rico & The Caribbean, Todd Young managing the Central Southwest, and Colin Breland managing the Mid-Atlantic. For all sales inquiries, please contact Aaron Quigley at

Captain Fin Retail Store + Agenda Tradeshow

Following the opening of their first ever retail store located at 1053 S. Coast Hwy in Encinitas, CA – Captain Fin is set to make their mark at the Agenda Show in Long Beach, CA on June 29th-30th, 2016 – Booth H14 and Agenda Show in Miami, FL on July 18th- 19th.

About Captain Fin

In 2007, former pro surfer Mitch Abshere started Captain Fin out of his garage in Southern California. Recognized as the first company to collaborate with top surfers and artists producing artwork on surfboard fins, Captain Fin has taken its unique aesthetic and applied it to the world of apparel and accessories. With a world-class team and broad network of advocates, Captain Fin keeps the fun alive with their carefree approach while connecting with their fans and keeping the audience entertained. For more information visit #CaptainFin #BacktotheBeach @CaptainFinCo.

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