Tag Archives: SUP

FoilMount Board Installation

FoilMount Installation Guide Congratulations on your purchase of the FoilMount, a Universal Hydrofoil Track Mounting System! There are a few considerations to take into account before installing your new FoilMount system: The FoilMount requires a flat surface to mount.  To check your location, use a straight edge or level on the surface of the area [...]

Naish Hokua LE Takes Australia

Naish windsurfing team member, Bernd Roediger, took a break from his sails, taking to Australia’s coast with a Naish Hokua LE and paddle in hand. Roediger shares that on this particular day exploring the South Coast of Australia, he and his fellow adventurers (including Kai Bates) trekked through the middle of the jungle to reach […]

2017 Naish World Dealer Meeting

California Kiteboarding's Jason Lee visited Maui recently for the 2017 Naish World Dealer Meeting. Dealers got to hear about Naish's new 2017 products and try them out for themselves. It wouldn't be a true SUP and kiteboarding event without actually partaking in the sports, so Jason got to both kiteboard and SUP in his time [...]

2017 Starboard Sneak Peek: Race & Touring

The 2017 Starboard race and touring series offer exciting new boards in the Starboard line along with old favorites like the All Star. 2017 Starboard Race All Star 14’0″ x 28″ All Star 14’0″ x 27″ All Star 14’0″ x 24.5″ All Star 14’0″ x 23″ All Star 12’6″ x 28″ All Star 12’6″ x […]

The New 2017 Naish Series: Surf, Inflatables, & Foil

The 2017 Naish  SUP collection is on its way and we can’t wait to see what these new boards can do in the water. Take a look at the 2017 Naish Surf, Inflatable, and Foil boards: 2017 Naish Surf The 2017 Naish Surf collection consists of the Raptor Barebones, Hokua, and Mad Dog series as well […]

The New 2017 Naish Series: All Around, Touring, & Race

We’ve been teasing sneak peeks at the 2017 Starboard SUP board collection recently, but today it’s all about Naish. The 2017 Naish series is full of new styles, new boards, and new constructions! Take a look: 2017 Naish All Around   The 2017 Naish All Around series consists of the brand new Quest series and old […]

2017 Starboard Sneak Peek: Pro and Innovation

Outside of Starboard’s standard surf SUP category are the Pro series and the Innovative series which includes last year’s brand new Hyper Nut. Let’s see how the 2017 Starboard Pro and Innovation boards have been changed for a new season. 2017 Starboard Pro Performance Starboard’s Pro boards consist primarily of short boards given they’re designed […]

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, […]

Starboard Hasulyo Brothers Win 220 km Race

Brothers, Bruno and David Hasulyo won first and second place in the SUP 11-Cities Ultimate Challenge Tour yesterday in the Netherlands. The five day race began on Wednesday, September 7th and finished on Sunday. The race totals 220 km (about 137 miles) and as the name suggests, winds its way through 11 different cities along Holland’s […]

Nite Ize Handy Tools for Every Waterman

We now carry Nite Ize multi-tool and survival gear and we are thrilled about these new products! We’ve added a lot of their products to our store, but these are some of our favorites that we think would most benefit our fellow water sport enthusiasts! CamJam Tie Down Straps Getting the boards ready to hit […]

2016 Starboard SUP Demo Recap

In June, California Kiteboarding teamed up with Starboard and Dana McGregor for a Starboard SUP Demo and Dana’s kid’s camp. The event took place at Shell Beach, just north of Pismo Beach in San Luis Obispo County and hosted about 20 curious SUP boarders. California Kiteboarding’s Oliver Issa said the demo was great for those […]

"Chasing Gold" SUP Movie Premieres

The World Premiere of SUP movie, “Chasing Gold” occurred last Friday at the Lido Theater in Newport Beach. The film is up for movie of the year at the 2016 SUP Awards. Directed by Brent Deal, the movie follows the American team of the International Surfing Association’s World SUP and Paddleboard Championships in 2015. The American team […]

Starboard Rider Wins Five Consecutive Eurotour Events

Kai Lenny isn’t the only professional paddle board racer making news this month with Starboard rider Leonard Nika winning five events in a row in the Eurotour. Nika’s latest achievement was taking first place in the São Jorge 2 Pico Challenge in Portugal. The race takes place between two of the region’s islands, Pico and São […]

Manatee Surprises Florida Paddleboarders

In this adorable video, making the internet rounds on Buzzfeed and Youtube, two paddleboarders are surprised by a manatee in Jupiter, Florida. The little (if you can call him that) guy not only swims up to one of the girls, but rests his flippers on her board for a bit. Lots of squealing ensues, but we […]

Derek's First SUP Day!

California Kiteboarding employee, Derek, had his first SUP session Wednesday at Avila Beach with California Kiteboarding's Jason Lee. The summer weather made it a perfect day to get out on the water! It was Derek's first experience stand up paddle boarding and it was a bit more work than he bargained for despite previous experience [...]

Shakira Westdorp SUP Surfs Minnie Waters

In a short video from Daniel O’sullivan, Starboard shows off their team member Shakira Westdorp as she SUP surfs Minnie Waters in New South Wales, Australia. Westdorp uses a Starboard Pro 7’1″ and one of Starboard’s newest models, the Hyper Nut 6’9″. The video begins with her waxing down her Starboard Pro before paddling out […]

Avila Beach Ladies SUP Mission

Avila Beach provides a variety of terrain for all levels of paddle boarding skill sets. If this is your first paddle boarding experience, Avila Beach offers many flat-water areas to practice your balance. San Luis Obispo Creek runs along side the Avila Beach golf course and is a popular place for paddle boarders of all [...]

First Winter Swell

We headed over to Shell Beach in Pismo Beach, California last week for the first winter swell. The 80 degree central coast weather was perfect with no wind and sunny skies. The water was warm enough you could've worn a shortie. Jason, Justin, Dana, and Will took some paddle boards out to take advantage of [...]

2103 Starboard SUP All-Around

Check out the 2013 line of Starboard All-Around Stand Up Paddleboards! Starboard SUP Features:  All Starboards have PVC reinforcements integrated around all inserts. All Starboards are laminated with strong light epoxy resin. All Starboards are using fusion blown EPS. All Starboards have integrated carry handles for easy transport All EVA deck boards have square-groove traction […]

2012 Werner Paddle Sale

Now is the time to buy a new SUP paddle! Our most popular paddles from Werner are now on sale!  Paddles on sale include The Fuse, The Spanker, The Nitro and more!  Whether you need a paddle for surfing, racing, or even cruising, there is a paddle on sale for you!  

Kahuna Creations

Long Beach Kahuna Battle Land Paddle Championship in California   The Land Paddle Championships took place this month in Long Beach, California. Southern California racers met up at the Marine Stadium and battled it out for a piece of the glory. Our champion this year was Shaun Flynn. Congrats to Shawn for his first win!  […]