Dogpatch event & Battle of the Paddle Hawaii shipping container


Rainbow Sandals

- King & Queen of Dogpatch this Saturday

- Board & Equipment Shipping Container being organized for Battle of the Paddle Hawaii


King and Queen of Dogpatch

This raucous and hilarious stand-up paddleboard (SUP) surf contest directly benefits the San Onofre Foundation.

- Online registration is closing at the end of the day Wednesday May 5 (click here).

-You can beach register Saturday morning at Dogpatch.

- A south French Poly swell is predicted bringing us nice waves and good weather (

- All entrants to receive a very cool King & Queen of Dogpatch tee, lunch, & H20 Overdrive.

- The Piano Truck is coming… so if you want to jam please bring your instrument.

- Learn more about the newly formed “Stand-up Paddle Alliance” A united voice for stand up paddlers dedicated to safety, etiquette, education and respect for the environment.

Shipping Container for the Battle

Rainbow Sandals Gerry Lopez Battle of the Paddle Hawaii presented by Quiksilver Waterman Collection (try saying that three times…)

We are coordinating a shipping container for our upcoming Hawaii event. We realize how expensive it can be to ship boards & materials to the islands, therefore, we are offering a discounted co-op service to friends, sponsors, exhibitors and SUP racers… all to save costs for everyone !

The 411:

1 – Contact Rainbow Sandals ( and outline in detail your specific event shipping needs. This includes your board(s) and or equipment dimensions including length, height, width & weight. Please be as specific as possible.

2 – Ship Dates – boards & equipment must arrive at Rainbow Sandals Inc., 900 Calle Negocio San Clemente, CA 92673 no later than 2:00 P.M. Friday May 28. Your shipment will be available for pick-up in Waikiki either June 8 or 9. Boards & equipment will return to Rainbow Sandals sometime the week of June 21.

3 – Packing & Identification Marking – Boards must be packed in either a board bag, box or bubbled wrap (twice) with name & contact information clearly visible on top, bottom and both ends (black marker). With each board you must provide a set of quality tie-down straps. Equipment & materials must be similarly packaged and marked. Bulky packing is not necessary.

4 – Custom Loading – your boards & equipment will be custom loaded into the container from it’s origination in San Clemente, as well as, off-loaded at the event site in Waikiki. The same process to be utilize in the return trip assuring customers of non-damaged goods. Our custom loading team is made up of SUP paddlers and they will not be responsible for adding protective packaging to your equipment.

5 – Cost – Approximately $200 to $400 per board (depending on dims & total shipment volume) for the round trip from San Clemente to Honolulu, HI. Boxes & misc. equipment will be charged according to weight & volume. Shipping is all-inclusive to and from the Battle of the Paddle Hawaii event site … one way shipping is not available.

Thanks for your support in making the Battle of the Paddle Hawaii one the year’s great events. Please email for any questions or more information.

Much Aloha,

Sparky, Gerry, Pat & Barrett

King & Queen of Dogpatch
DATE: May 8, 2010
TIME: 7:00 A.M. first heat in the water
LOCATION: San Onofre State Beach, California
ENTER: Event Website & Registration

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