Phins, derived from "dol-phins" was founded by Alison Hartley in Margate, Kwazulu Natal - South Africa in 1996.  Phins began with a small range 
of mens volley shorts and was marketed locally in Natal and has grown from strength to strength.  Phins now boasts a comfortable range of beach 
wear for the whole family (big and small) at affordable prices and is available in retail stores throughout South Africa, with a few customers in 
Mozambique and Swaziland. 
 
Phins is now the proud sponsor of our little local lifesaving club "Umtamvuna Surfing club. 
“Phins is going BIG this summer” by increasing its sizes to 8XL !!!!!!
 
 
 

 

 
 
 
 
 

 

 

 

Phins, derived from "dol-phins" was founded by Alison Hartley in Margate, Kwazulu Natal - South Africa in 1996.  Phins began with a small range 
of mens volley shorts and was marketed locally in Natal and has grown from strength to strength.  Phins now boasts a comfortable range of beach 
wear for the whole family (big and small) at affordable prices and is available in retail stores throughout South Africa, with a few customers in 
Mozambique and Swaziland. 
 
Phins is now the proud sponsor of our little local lifesaving club "Umtamvuna Surfing club. 
“Phins is going BIG this summer” by increasing its sizes to 8XL !!!!!!