Archive for November, 2014

2014 Stand Up World Series Finals at Turtle Bay Day 2: Sprint Races

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Here are some photos from day 2 of the 2014 Stand Up World Series Finals at Turtle Bay. Just like last year, the waves were pumping which provided spectacular racing action. Congratulations to all the winners!
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Starboard’s Finn Mullen Wins Circle One East Strand!

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With the Causeway Coast Surf club hosting the last contest of the season, the luck of good conditions for competitions in 2014 continued and the renowned beach of East ‘the Beast’ strand on the beautiful North Coast of Portrush, Northern Ireland turned on for a classic contest of good vibes and fun waves. Finn Mullen took the win followed by a stoked Owen Waters in second and Tony Doherty in third who consistently picked off the set waves with his local knowledge. Continue reading ‘Starboard’s Finn Mullen Wins Circle One East Strand!’

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2015 SIC Air Guide Inflatables Are In!!

By: Allie Brown

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The 2015 SIC Maui AIR GLIDE Inflatable boards are in… Find a dealer near you to make sure you have an SIC under the tree..
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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.

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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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Sean Poynter wins the Mirleft Stand Up Pro, the 2014 Location X in Morocco in epic surf

Sean Poynter wraps the year on a high with a spectacular victory here in Morocco

It was a picture perfect ending to what has been an amazing event here in Morocco today as the last 4 battled it out in pristine groomed surf that saw the highest scores of the contest posted in these last 4 heats (semis, consolation finals and finals).
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Quarterfinals completed in pumping surf, as Zane Schweitzer excels with a near perfect score

Morocco’s Location X sees pumping surf for Day 3 of Main event, w/ pristine conditions

Day 3 of the Main Event sees incredible conditions, as the swell holds and even builds overnight to provide full size surf for the quarterfinals.
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Magical second day of action as we now prepare for the ultimate finale in epic surf

Epic action on day 2 of action at the 2014 Location X in Morocco, as the swell delivers

The swell delivered on cue yesterday for an epic day of action here in Morocco for day 2 of the Location X Main event.
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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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Wednesday Training Group: Meeting at 5:00 PM Hawaii Kai – Topic: Video Analysis

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Coaching topic: Video Analysis

Its about time we did another video analysis to see how you are doing or to video you for the first time. Video feedback is very important from time to time so you can see what you actually look like.

After coaching, we will either do our regular 2 mile time trial training course or interval training.
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Great opening day of action here at the Mirleft Stand Up Pro, the 2014 Location X in Morocco

Epic day of action here at Day 1 of the Mirleft Stand Up Pro, the 2014 Location X

The winds have backed off, the swell has stayed up and the scene has been set for an epic week of action here in Morocco, with Day 1 providing high performance surfing just north of Plage d’Aglou.
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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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