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2017 Starboard Sneak Peek: All Around and Surf

22
Sep

2017 Starboard Sneak Peek: All Around and Surf

2017 Starboard Sneak Peek: All Around and Surf

Over the next few weeks we’ll be releasing sneak peeks of the new 2017 Starboard SUP collection! Our first look is at their All Around and Surf boards and they do not disappoint!

2017 All Around

The new 2017 Starboard All Around collection includes the 12’0″ x 36″ Atlas Extra, the 12’0″ x 33″ Atlas, 11’2″ x 30″ Blend, 10’5″ x 30″ Drive, and 9”8″ x 30″ Element.

The boards come in a range of constructions, from ASAP, a quality board for a great price, to the durable and high performing Blue Carbon.

Starboard has made an All Around board to match everyone’s performance expectations. If stability is most important to you, the Atlas Extra and Atlas will best serve your needs. If maneuverability is a higher priority, the Element will prove best, though some sacrifices in stability will be made. Then there’s everything in between including boards best for tracking and speed.

Check out the chart below for an in-depth look at the 2017 Starboard All Around collection coming soon!

 

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12’0″ x 36″ Atlas Extra 12’0″ x 33″ Atlas 11’2″ x 30″
Blend
10’5″ x 30″
Drive
9’8″ x 30″ Element
Shape Mono-concave to flat V Mono to double concave, V from mid point through to tail Mono to double concave, V from mid point through to tail Mono-concave through to V to heavy V tail Mono to double concave, V from mid point through to tail
Technology Starlite
Starshot
ASAP
 

Starlite
Starshot
ASAP
Inflatable

Blue Carbon
Pine Tek
Starlite
Starshot
ASAP
Inflatable
Blue Carbon
Pine Tek
Starlite
StarshotInflatable
Blue Carbon
Pine Tek
Starlite
Specs Thickness:
4.6″
Volume:
253 L
Tail Width: 
19.8″
Weight Range:
70-130 kg
Thickness:
4.6″
Volume:
229 L
Tail Width:
16.9″
Weight Range:
70-115 kg
Thickness:
4.4″
Volume:
178 L
Tail Width:
15.9″
Weight Range: 
60-95 kg
Thickness:
4.3″
Volume:
173 L
Tail Width: 
17.2″
Weight Range: 
55-90 kg
Thickness:
4.1″
Volume:
146 L
Tail Width:
17.5″
Weight Range: 
55-95 kg
Fin Set Up Thruster
Fins: 
Center
220 Light Core
Side
4.7″ Black
Thruster
Fins: 
Center
220 Light Core
Side
4.7″ Black
Thruster
Fins: 
Center
8″ Black
Side
4.5″ Black
Thruster
Fins: 
Center
220 Light Core
Side
4.5″ Light Core
Thruster
Fins: 
Center
185 Light Core
Side
4.5″ Light Core
Performance atlas-extra atlas blend drive element

 

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2017 Surf

The 2017 Starboard Surf collection hosts a wide variety of boards from long boards to short boards, there’s a surf style SUP for every rider. The 2017 Starboard Surf collection is broken down in to two categories, Surf n’ Cruise and Wide Point. The Surf n’ Cruise boards consist of the 11’2″ x 36″ Avanti, 10’0″ x 34″ Whopper, 9’5″ x 33″ Whopper, 9’0″ x 33″ Hero, 9’0″ x 30″ Converse, and 8’5″ x 30″ Pocket Rocket.

 

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11’2″ x 36″ Avanti 10’0″ x 34″ Whopper 9’5″ x 33″ Whopper 9’0″ x 33″ Hero 9’0″ x 30″ Converse 8’5″ x 30″ Pocket Rocket
Shape Mono-concave nose to V with double concave to tail concave Mono-concave to V with double concave to tail concave Mono-concave to V with double concave to tail concave Mono-concave to V Continuous mono-concave to V Continuous mono-concave to V
Technology Blue Carbon
Pine Tek
Starlite
ASAP
 

Blue Carbon
Pine Tek
Starlite
Starshot
ASAP
Inflatable

Blue Carbon
Pine Tek
Starlite
Starshot
ASAP
Blue Carbon
Pine Tek
Starlite
ASAP
Blue Carbon
Pine Tek
Starlite
Inflatable
Blue Carbon
Pine Tek
Starlite
Specs Thickness:
4.8″
Volume:
239 L
Tail Width: 
19.3″
Weight Range:
65-130 kg
Thickness:
4.3″
Volume:
171 L
Tail Width:
18.5″
Weight Range:
60-110 kg
Thickness:
4.4″
Volume:
166 L
Tail Width:
18.0″
Weight Range: 
50-100 kg
Thickness:
4.2″
Volume:
149 L
Tail Width: 
18.8″
Weight Range: 
50-95 kg
Thickness:
4.1″
Volume:
142 L
Tail Width:
18.1″
Weight Range: 
50-85 kg
Thickness:
4.3″
Volume:
131 L
Tail Width:
18.1″
Weight Range:
45-85 kg
Fin Set Up Thruster
Fins: 
Center
170 Light Core
Side
5.5″ Light Core
Thruster
Fins: 
Center
170 Light Core
Side
4.7″ Light Core
Thruster
Fins: 
Center
170 Light Core
Side
4.7″ Light Core
Thruster
Fins: 
Center
170 Light Core
Side
4.7″ Light Core
Thruster/Quad
Fins: 
Center
185 Light Core
Side
4.5″ Black
Thruster/Quad
Fins:
Center
170 Light Core
Side
4.5″ Black
Performance avanti whopper1 whopper2 hero converse  pocket-rocket

 

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The other half of the 2017 Surf collection consists of the Wide Point series. The boards are made for medium to heavier riders with stability and high performance in mind. The boards all come in 32″ wide, but vary in lengths.

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11’2″ x 32″ Wide Point 10’5″ x 32″ Wide Point 9’5″ x 32″ Wide Point 8’10” x 32″ Wide Point 8’8″ x 32″ Wide Point Airborn 8’2″ x 32″ Wide Point
Shape Mono-concave to V with double concave to round V Mono-concave to V with double concave to round V Continuous mono-concave to V tail Continuous mono-concave to V tail Continuous mono-concave to V tail Continuous mono-concave
Technology Blue Carbon
Pine Tek
Starlite
Starshot
 

Blue Carbon
Pine Tek
Starlite
Starshot
Inflatable

Blue Carbon
Pine Tek
Starlite
Starshot
Blue Carbon
Pine Tek
Starlite
Blue Carbon Blue Carbon
Pine Tek
Starlite
Specs Thickness:
4.6″
Volume:
198 L
Tail Width: 
16.6″
Weight Range:
60-115 kg
Thickness:
4.7″
Volume:
178 L
Tail Width:
16.9″
Weight Range:
55-105 kg
Thickness:
4.4″
Volume:
153 L
Tail Width:
18.4″
Weight Range: 
50-100 kg
Thickness:
4.2″
Volume:
140 L
Tail Width: 
18.4″
Weight Range: 
45-95 kg
Thickness:
3.7″
Volume:
123 L
Tail Width:
19.6″
Weight Range: 
45-95 kg
Thickness:
3.9″
Volume:
123 L
Tail Width:
20.2″
Weight Range:
40-90 kg
Fin Set Up Thruster
Fins: 
Center
185 Light Core
Side
4.7″ Light Core
Thruster
Fins: 
Center
170 Light Core
Side
4.7″ Light Core
Thruster
Fins: 
Center
185 Light Core
Side
4.7″ Black
Thruster/Quad
Fins: 
Center
170 Light Core
Side
4.7″ Black
Thruster/Quad
Fins: 
Forward
4.7″ Light Core
Back
4.5″ Light Core
Quad
Fins:
Forward
4.7″ Black
Back
4.5″ Black
Performance widepoint1 widepoint2 widepoint3 widepoint4 widepoint5 widepoint6

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Constructions

Take a look below at the new constructions for the 2017 boards! The constructions include Blue Carbon, Pine Tek, Starlite, Starshot, and ASAP.

blue carbon

  • A 15 kg/m3 precision molded fused cell core replicates the exact shape, offers high strength at the lightest weight and has impressive water repulsion.
  • A full deck, bottom and rail wrap of high density PVC foam significantly increases the impact resistance and overall hull strength at the lightest weight.
  • Ultra-light biaxial and uni-directional high grade Carbon fibers with optimized angles deliver flex and reflex for incredible response.
  • Impregnated paint pigment means no paint is sprayed, reducing the overall weight, paint chips and scratches.
  • The sensational lightweight increases carving ability and acceleration.
  • Full Bio resin infusion maintains superior performance with a lower impact on the environment.

Pine Tek

  • 100% PEFC certified and sustainably sourced Australian Pine.
  • A 15kg/m3 precision molded fused cell core replicates the exact shape, offers high strength at the lightest weight and has impressive water repulsion.
  • A high density 500 kg/m3 Pine veneer of lightweight 0.6mm Biaxial Pine forms an outer layer on the entire deck for extra impact resistance, rigidity and improved overall hull integrity.
  • Unidirectional Carbon rail stringers and glass reinforcements for added strength against snapping when nose-diving (Boards below 10ft).
  • High grade woven Carbon Innegra with impregnated paint pigment wraps the entire rails for maximum impact resistance and hull strength.
  • Extra reinforcements are placed around all inserts.
  • Full Bio resin infusion maintains superior performance with a lower impact on the environment.

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  • A 15 kg/m3 precision molded fused cell core replicates the exact shape, offers high strength at the lightest weight and has impressive water repulsion.
  • A combination of different fiberglass densities wrap the entire hull for high strength and durability.
  • A standing area of 0.6mm Australian Pine is added for extra deck impact resistance and rigidity.
  • High grade woven Carbon Innegra with impregnated paint pigment wraps the entire rails for maximum impact resistance and hull strength.
  • Unidirectional Carbon rail stringers and glass reinforcements for added strength against snapping when nose-diving (Boards below 10ft).
  • Full Bio resin infusion maintains superior performance with a lower impact on the environment.

Starshot

  • A 15 kg/m3 precision molded fused cell core replicates the exact shape, offers high strength at the lightest weight and has impressive water repulsion.
  • Multiple layer of high-grade fiberglass are wetted out in epoxy resin, while a standing area of 0.6mm uni-directional Australian Pine wood layer is added for extra deck impact resistance and rigidity. All inserts have added reinforcements.
  • 3/4 deck pads with crocodile skin texture and new IQ handle for easy carrying.
  • Boards under 10’0″ feature a tail kick pad for greater control in surf.
  • Full gloss rails and deck give a high-grade finish.
  • Our boards are all precision molded and the compression during molding ensure an extra hard and strong outer surface.
  • Full Bio resin infusion maintains superior performance with a lower impact on the environment.

ASAP

  • Impact resistant high-density thermoformed EVA foam around the rails with the option for added protection rail tape.
  • 20 kg/m3 fused, precision molded cell core for extra strength and water resistance.
  • Full deck EVA pad with 4 mm square grooved traction on the rear two-thirds of the board.
  • Multiple layers of high grade fiberglass are wetted out in epoxy resin.
  • A standing area of 0.6mm Australian Pine is added for extra deck impact resistance and rigidity.
  • New IQ handle for best grip and all inserts have added reinforcement.
  • Available in Atlas Extra, Atlas, Blend, Avanti, Whopper, Whopper 9’5″, Hero, Yoga and SUP Kids PRO models.
  • Full Bio resin infusion maintains superior performance with a lower impact on the environment.

More 2017 Starboard Sneak Peaks to Come!

Keep an eye out for a look at their race, exploring, and high performance boards coming soon!

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