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Moonlight Beach Paddle and Swim May 16, 17, 2009

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What
Moonlight Beach Paddle and Swim Presented by
Waterman’s Applied Science
3 and 6 mile Paddleboard / SUP race,
1 mile open water swim race.
In conjunction with the Annual Encinitas Sports Festival

Where
Moonlight Beach, Encinitas

When
Saturday May 16th, 2009
8:30am Paddleboard race / 10:30am, awards
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OluKai Celebrates Island Culture through Ho’olaule’a Ocean Festival

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April 1, 2009, Maui HI – OluKai Premium Footwear announces its inaugural OluKai Ho’olaule’a Ocean Festival to be held May 16th and 17th, 2009, at the Lae ‘Ula O Kai Canoe Club at Kanaha Beach Park, Maui. This event will celebrate and pay tribute to the ocean lifestyle through competition, tradition, family, and giving back to the community.
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32-Mile Molokai-Oahu Paddleboard Race ‘09

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WHEN
Sunday, July 26, 2009, Start at 7:30am.

WHERE
From Kaluakoi on the west end of Molokai island, 32 miles across the Ka’iwi Channel to a finish line at Maunalua Bay Beach Park in Hawaii Kai.
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John Hibbard Makes It at 125 miles SUP in Devizes to Westminster Paddle Race

Here’s an updated post from John Hibbard after a successful SUP surfing (a first) at the recently concluded Devizes to Westminster Canoe Race in UK.

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We made it! We took on the Devizes to Westminster Paddle Race and tamed it – 125 miles standing up. Here’s my story…
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WATERMANS: APPLIED SCIENCE PRESENTS, “THE SURFAID PADDLE FOR HUMANITY”

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A Two and 6-mile Paddleboard and SUP race.

Doheny State Park (May 2, 2009) – Attention all Surfers, Paddlers, and Watersports Enthusiasts. May 2nd, Watermans: Applied Science will host the first annual “SurfAid Paddle for Humanity” at Doheny State Park located in beautiful Dana Point, California. All proceeds from this event will go directly to SurfAid International to help support their efforts in bringing Malaria education and prevention, sustainable clean water projects, and sanitation to parts of the world connected to us through surfing. Please join us in our effort to raise $10,000 for such a worthy cause.
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The King and Queen of the Dogpatch:Stand-Up Surf Contest

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The King and Queen of Dogpatch will be held Saturday May 16, 2009 at San Onofre State Beach. This raucous and hilarious stand-up paddleboard (SUP) surf contest will directly benefit the newly formed San Onofre Foundation.

The best stand-up paddleboard surfers from California and Hawaii are anticipated to join local standouts at Dogpatch to surf it out for the King and Queen crowns.
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125 Mile by Stand Up Paddle Board

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This weekend the famous Devizes to Westminster Paddle Race gets under way, but this year there are two notable stand outs from the crowd of kayakers and canoeists. John Hibbard and his training partner Anthony Cooper are set to make history as the first Stand Up Paddlers ever to enter the race.
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Oahu Championships SUPS results

Here is the result of the recently concluded Oahu Championships held last Saturday, March 21, 2009 at Hawaii Kai. Results are for the SUPs Division only.

AGE GROUP: FEMALE Stock 12′6″ & under Standup

1 90 CAROLYN ANNEROD 2:29:15

AGE GROUP: MALE Stock up to 14′no rdr Standup

1 73 RAY SHIRAISHI 1:49:12

AGE GROUP: MALE Open/Unlimited Class Standup

1 70 JEFF CHANG 1:42:48
2 74 JAMES MARTINDALE 1:50:49
3 75 HERBIE TITCOMB 1:52:41

For the complete race results see www.kanakaikaika.com

Surftech Demo Day at Chun’s Reef North Shore

Surftech is having a free demo day on March 14, 2009 at Chun’s Reef North Shore
Event will start at 9:00 am to 4:00 pm.

There will be SUP, longboards, shortboards, fun boards and skim’s.
Surftech will have a tent on the location and participants need to bring their driver’s license as collateral. Demo waivers are required for people to sign before they go out with the boards. Kids under the age of 18 will need a parent to sign the waiver and give up collateral.

For inquiries, please call Surf n’ Sea at (808) 637-9887 or Surftech at (808)596-8690.

NA KAMA KAI Ocean Awareness & Safety Clinic

NA KAMA KAI Ocean Awareness & Safety Clinic

Ages 2-18
at the KAHANA BAY
on Sunday, March 08, 2009
One Hour Clinics
First clinic starts at 9:00 am and Last Clinic starts at 3:00 pm
FREE TO PUBLIC

To preregister email nakamakai@hotmail.com,
or for information contact Duane DeSoto at (808) 864-9164

Noah Shimabukuro Pics from 2008 SUP Contest in Puerto Escondido Mexico

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A couple of days ago, Duke sent us these photos of professional surfer, Noah Shimabukuro in action at the Central Surf SUP Contest in Puerto Escondido Mexico. Riding a Takayama 10’3” Tuflite from Surftech, Noah bagged the grand prize in the first Central Surf SUP contest besting other contenders from Mexico, California, Hawaii and Puerto Rico. I know these pics were circulated a while back but they are still impressive.
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2009 Quicksilver Makahiki Stand Up Paddle/Canoe Surf Contest – with Video

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Here are some photos sent by Darin Fujimori from the 2009 QuickSilver Makahiki Stand Up Paddle/Canoe Surf Contest. Photos show some of the highlights during the stand up and canoe surfing event at the Makaha Beach, with C4 Waterman and QuickSilver as sponsors.
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Hawaiian WaterSports Demo Day – Saturday, Feb 21, 2009 at Kaimana Beach

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Hawaiian WaterSports will host a free demo day at the Kaimana Beach Park in Honolulu this Saturday, February 21 from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm.

There will be representatives, boards and paddles from C4 Waterman, Surftech, Southpoint, NSP, and Aquaglide, on hand. Interested participants should reserve a time slot by calling 808-262-5483.

SUPAH Distance Paddling Clinics – 2nd Session, Saturday, 2-21-2009

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Presented by the Stand Up Paddle Association of Hawaii (SUPAH)
an independent non profit organization whose mission is to promote SUP distance paddling, SUP etiquette, and SUP community service events.

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Hanohano Ocean Challenge January 31, 2009 – Race Recap

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Today, thanks to the generous efforts of the members of Hanohano Outrigger Canoe Club (HOCC), over 400 paddlers took to the water in Mission Bay, San Diego. Our participants ranged in age from 8 yrs. to 80 yrs old including a number of very inspirational Challenged Athletes representing the Challenged Athlete Foundation (CAF), Olympic Athletes and World Class Athletes from various other sports. Continue reading ‘Hanohano Ocean Challenge January 31, 2009 – Race Recap’