Starboard release their fastest race SUP range yet!
Those characteristic red noses are crossing finish lines first all over the world, and while Starboards noses might still be red in 2018, their new shape is one of the key changes you’ll notice in the Allstar, Sprint and Ace. Not all noses will be red either! Selected shapes will be coming out with pink noses, and tail pads, for the girls. These sizes are those based on lighter paddlers, so ask your local shop about what’s available.
‘Game changer’ is a term used a lot in the industry, but one board really was a ‘game changer’ when it was first introduced. The Allstar from Starboard was a true blend of a board designed for both flat water, and downwinder racing. Now in its 6th generation, the board that changed the board has more intricate details than you can see with the naked eye. The biggest changes this year are in the nose and tail, with a redesigned nose to punch through ocean swell and a flatter tail to provide more stability.
“It’s for upwind, downwind, side wind, flat water, surfing, you can combine everything with the All Star.” Explains Fiona Wylde, one of many paddlers who contributed to the tweaks in this years board. There’s a lot going on if you look closely, like extra inserts for handles right up the back of the board (in case you need to drop down and go prone on a huge day). The concave is a little shallower, and the rails are chamfered to further help speed and reduce rolling.
That’s not all though! Check out the video below to see more about the tweaks in the 2018 Staboard Allstar, and click through to see the rest of the 2018 Starboard SUP lineup.
JOB and Lenny go foiling at HUGE Pipeline!
These two mates have been waiting for a solid foil session all Hawaiian winter. Finally, the scored one, hitting pipeline with the foil.
New Years 'Sup-olution' ideas for Stand Up Paddlers!!
It's that time of year again! Make a difference to your paddling in 2018, by setting some goals and targets for your paddling.
844 Stand Up Paddlers On The Water at Once - New Record!
On a gorgeous day in Russia, the entire SUP community came together to celebrate the sport of Stand Up Padding, and to set a new world record!