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Search For SIC Maui Junior Development Team Athletes With TPA

By: Allie Brown

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SIC Maui (Sandwich Islands Composites) is excited to announce we are currently in search for two youth athletes to join the SIC family as members of our SIC Junior Development Team with our SIC Grom Search. The selection of these two founding members (one boy and one girl) will focus on the goal of developing their paddling, conditioning and race skills in a structured “team training environment.”
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Wednesday Training Group: Downwinder – Meeting 4:30 PORTLOCK

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We will meet for another Kahala Run on Wednesday. To get an earlier start, meeting is at at PORTLOCK at 4:30 pm SHARP (not meeting at Kahala). Jeff will coach and will give everyone a ride back to Hawaii Kai with his trailer afterwards, Robert won’t be there, sorry.

Click here for a map of the Portlock meeting location.

Please let Jeff know if you want to rent a race board for $20. Continue reading ‘Wednesday Training Group: Downwinder – Meeting 4:30 PORTLOCK’

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Starboard’s 2015 SUP Line Looks Sweet!

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I’m especially excited to test out the new Wide Point 8′10″, Pocket Rocket 8′5″, Air Born 8′8″ and the kids 8′0″ Astro. I think that the kids sup in the astro construction will be ideal for kids and indestructible. Continue reading ‘Starboard’s 2015 SUP Line Looks Sweet!’

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Starboard Israel and Paddle For Hope

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We had a huge event last week at our club in the Caesarea Nautical Center.

300 Paddlers and more than 1000 people in total came to see the STARBOARD PADDLE FOR HOPE 2014. that was the biggest SUP event that held place in Israel so far (we broke last year record).
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SIC Maui Paddles Lake Mead!

By: Allie Brown

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We paddled Lake Mead this weekend and we were so stoked to see great group of avid paddlers here in Las Vegas!! The paddling on Lake Mead is beautiful and the SIC X 14 PRO & PRO Lite were flying on the pure glass conditions. Special thanks to Clete and Raden for all the help!!!
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SUP event with Miss Hawaii contestants

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We had the opportunity to sponsor the 2015 Miss Hawaii and Miss Teen Hawaii Pageants which will be held on November 23rd, 2014. As part of the sponsorship, we took the contestants Stand Up Paddling at Ala Moana Beach park, this event is featured in the video below. The winners of the pageants will also win a new Blue Planet SUP board, we will post about that later.
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Finn Mullen wins 2014 Irish SUP Surf Championships

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It’s been a successful Autumn for Starboard rider Finn Mullen who won his 6th consecutive Irish SUP title in perfect surf at the 2014 Irish National Championships Bundoran, County Donegal. The famous A frame reef wave of the ‘Peak’ in Bundoran was the contest venue and the near flawless conditions saw some of the best surf experienced for a national championships in recent years. Continue reading ‘Finn Mullen wins 2014 Irish SUP Surf Championships’

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Kenny Kaneko Recounts Japan Race

By: Allie Brown

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The racing scene in Japan seems to have grown tremendously this year. There are races literally every weekend between the month of May thru October.
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Starboard’s Iballa Moreno Takes 2nd in EUROSUPA

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Iballa Moreno becomes 2nd in the European SUP Surf Contest #EUROSUPA 2014.

The canarian rider Iballa Moreno could not defend her tittle from last year in Somo-Cantabria, north of Spain. Caroline Angibaud takes the win with Maïli Tahar in third.
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Kenny Kaneko On Podium In Japan

By: Allie Brown

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Kenny Kaneko took a very impressive 2nd place this weekend in Kumano Japan! There were 167 paddlers and a strong international field with Travis Grant taking the top spot. Looks like the race scene is really taking off in Japan…
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SIC Team Athlete Lina Augaitis Wins 2014 Stand Up World Series

By: Allie Brown

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OAHU, Hawaii – SIC Maui Team Athlete Lina Augaitis sealed the 2014 Stand Up World Series title over the weekend with her results from the final round of the series at the Turtle Bay Resort on the North Shore of Oahu. Fresh off her Battle of the Paddle victory on her SIC X-14 PRO-LITE in the distance race, Augaitis was off to Oahu in a very tight race with Australia’s Angie Jackson for the overall title.
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Starboard’s Zane Schweitzer Wins Sprint Race at Turtle Bay

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Dedicated and Determined Waterman, Zane Schweitzer overcomes a foot injury suffered at the BOP to win the Sprint Division of the Stand Up World Tour, Turtle Bay event. Having a set back in the long distance to the foot injury, Zane was determined to continue and to all out go for the win in the sprints, winning every one of his heats!

We received a full recap from Zane below… Congratulations Zane! Continue reading ‘Starboard’s Zane Schweitzer Wins Sprint Race at Turtle Bay’

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Wanted: International Distributors

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Blue Planet Surf is looking for distribution partners to bring the line of 2015 SUP boards and equipment to an international market. We are looking for partners that ideally already have distribution experience in the surf/SUP market and existing distribution infrastructure, including a warehouse and access to the capital needed. Merchandise will be supplied by container from the factory directly to the distributor. We are seeking exclusive distribution partners especially for these markets: US West, Europe, Japan, New Zealand, Brazil, Tahiti, Fiji, Guam. Continue reading ‘Wanted: International Distributors’

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SIC Team Rider Lina Augaitis Takes 1st Place At BOP

By: Allie Brown

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Dana Point, CA – SIC Maui (Sandwich Islands Composites) had an awesome outing from the SIC Global Team rider Lina Augaitis, as she finished 1st overall for the 2014 Battle Of the Paddle at Salt Creek. Racing on SIC production boards, Augaitis earned 2nd place in the elite course on her X 12 PRO and 1st place on her X 14 PRO Lite in the distance race. Augaitis was carried to the stage by her SIC Team members. Continue reading ‘SIC Team Rider Lina Augaitis Takes 1st Place At BOP’

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Kenny Kaneko Joins SIC Global Team

By: Allie Brown

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October 4, 2014 San Clemente, CA – SIC Maui (Sandwich Islands Composites) is proud to announce that SIC Japanese Regional Team rider Kenny Kaneko has been promoted to the SIC Global Team. Kaneko has proven to be the best paddler in Japan in flat water racing, after joining the SIC Japan team. Kaneko has been a SIC Regional Team rider for a year now and has put up some impressive results in Japan.
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