Archive for April, 2015

Georges Cronsteadt Wins Air France Paddle Festival


Last weekend Georges Cronsteadt took charge of the Air France Paddle Festival in front of all of his friends and family in Tahiti in the 24km Elite SUP Race. The 24km Elite Race Course was tough to say the least. The race began at Mahina (Pointe Vénus) with a downwind paddle which was definitely “difficult to navigate on a flatwater race board” said Georges. The race then led into the same course as the 9.5km Lagoon Course which allowed for the flatwater portion of the race up until the finish at Punaauia (Taapuna).
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Sapinus Pro Tahiti Entries now open & Barcelona to open World Series in style

The Sapinus Pro Tahiti is back for 2015 and set to deliver one of the most exciting spectacles of the year: Entries are now open

The Stand Up World Tour Legacy was set in stone back in 2009 with the groundbreaking Contenders project, an event that changed preconceived notions of the sport of Stand Up Paddling for good.

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2015 Molokai Race Bootcamp


Note: We will offer this Bootcamp again for the 2015 Molokai race. It will follow the same format and we will hold it two days before the 2015 M2O race, on Friday July 24th. We are meeting at the Hawaii Kai boat ramp at 8:30 am.
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2015 Molokai 2 Oahu Race Board Rental and Buyback Program


Now that the start list has posted, we have been getting questions from customers looking for a board to use for the Molokai to Oahu race in July 2015. We still have a limited selection of performance downwind boards available for rent and we are also offering the SIC buy back program again:
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SIC Gives Back At Ike Imua

01-unnamed-1 All photos courtesy of Erik Aeder.

For the past few years, we’ve been taking part in an incredible few events with the Paddle Imua Ohana over on the island of Maui. Ike Imua is a family friendly event that aims to invite children with special needs and disabilities to enjoy a day of paddling in the ocean. Ike Imua is a pre-event for Paddle Imua and a fundraiser event for Camp Imua.
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SIC F-14 Wide-Glide featured in OUTSIDE Summer Buyer’s Guide 2015


San Clemente, CA (April 14, 2015) – OUTSIDE, America’s leading active lifestyle brand, has selected SIC Maui (Sandwich Islands Composites) to be featured in their Summer Buyer’s Guide as among the best gear to have for the summer sports season. SIC F-14 Wide-Glide was reviewed in the Stand Up Paddleboard category. The entire selection of products appears in OUTSIDE’s Summer Buyer’s Guide, on newsstands April 28.
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Riggs Rides With The Wind


SIC Maui ambassador Jeremy Riggs knows how to go with the flow, or wind rather. He recently got a new custom SIC Bullet just in time for the kickoff to the downwind season over in Hawaii (where he resides) and his new board looks great!
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Wednesday Training Group: Downwinder – Meeting at 5:00 PM, Kahala


Training Group Downwinder on Wednesday. Please meet at Wai’alae Beach Park in Kahala at 5 pm to catch the trailer, launch will be from Canoe Hale in Hawaii Kai.
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Barcelona, Spain will open the 2015 Stand Up World Series for what will be a dramatic year of Racing

Barcelona, Spain to host dramatic World Series Opener from June 26th – 28th to kick off an action packed year for the World Series

We are proud to announce that the beautiful City of Barcelona will open the 2015 Stand Up World Series in dramatic style from June 26th – 28th at Barceloneta Beach, downtown. This prestigious opening stop will set the scene for what will be an exciting year of racing, as the World’s best compete across 6 global stops in their quest for a World Championship Crown.

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Lina Augaitis Talks Costa Rican Adventure


Words by SIC Maui athlete, Lina Augaitis

Welcome to a week of epic SUP surf, fun downwinders, jungle walks, great food and coffee, quaint/rustic cabinas, an amazing family and feel good vibe, jam sessions, and a whole lot of peace of mind.
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