Joe Bark 14′ SUP Stand Up Paddle Racing Board

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On my recent visit to Joe Bark’s HQ, he showed me their latest racing stand up paddle board, the 14′ “Dominator”. According to Joe, it is the fastest and most stable 14′ that they have ever put out. They tested over 20 prototypes to get this exact board. The “Dominator” is shaped similar to one of their 12′6″ boards, just stretched out with a few contour changes. It has a flat deck which goes into a dome at the nose, a wide square tail, flat bottom and a piercing nose.


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bark-14-sup-stand-up-paddle-board-01 Wide square tail

bark-14-sup-stand-up-paddle-board-04 The flat deck with the dome towards the nose to repel water

bark-14-sup-stand-up-paddle-board-08 Piercing nose

The board that Joe showed me comes without a rudder but according to him it can be fitted with one. They are actually working on a version with a rudder for use in channel crossings.

I was able to meet up with Scott Gamble, the winner of the 2009 Duke’s Oceanfest Race. Scott finished the 9 mile (my GPS showed 9.5 miles) race in 1:15:26. That’s an average speed of 8.3 mph. For those who don’t race, that’s really fast! Scott also showed us the 14′ SUP racer that Joe made for him to test.


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9 Responses to “Joe Bark 14′ SUP Stand Up Paddle Racing Board”


  1. Evan Leong 1evan

    If you’re in Hawaii and are looking for one of these, Scott Gamble has a couple of these prototypes for sale.

  2. jensen kona 2jensen kona

    sup evan, do you think you could let me know how much these boards go for? im looking for a down winder. if you still have my email, shoot me a message. thanks man

  3. Evan Leong 3evan

    Jensen – The prototypes are going for $2k used however you can always make him an offer. I emailed you the contact info.

  4. jensen kona 4jensen kona

    right on, thanks evan. funny story. i was out surfing at kaimana and i ran into scott. in a real moke hawaiian way i ask, oh you the guy even had interview yea?

    anyways, scott is a super chill guy. we knew some common people. oh yeah, the surf was pretty good too.

    scott, if you read this, shoot me an email at redhanded77@mac.com shoooots!

  5. Evan Leong 5evan

    Jensen – I saw Scott a couple days ago and he mentioned he talked to you. I’ll fwd him your msg.

  6. Robin 6Robin

    I didn’t see the mention if the board’s weight. Anyone know the weight?

    Thanks!

  7. Evan Leong 7evan

    The one I tried felt around 28 to 30 lbs. It think Joe can make it as light as 22 lbs or so to around 30 lbs, depending on the construction people choose.

  8. Andrew 8Andrew

    Know of any of the 14 footer prototypes in FL or on the East Coast? Beautiful looking boards.

  9. mel 9mel

    I have a custom 14′ Joe Bark race board for sale. I paid $3k new. It’s aqua blue & aqua green. 14′ x30″ Its the Dominator, custom- not a production. I waited 8 weeks for it. I do not want to sell it however need the cash. Located in Central Florida. email: mkappelmann@hotmail.com

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