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Blue Planet Balance Surfer

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Introducing the Blue Planet Balance Surfer, a new product launching on Kickstarter now, for details: http://kck.st/2lfc84l

What initially started as a quest for comfort, has now evolved into a patent-pending design that provides 3 different levels of balance challenge in 1 tool-less Board. Competing and training for long-distance​ races like the Molokai to Oahu race kept me in shape but I was still experiencing back and neck discomfort after long days at my computer. Continue reading ‘Blue Planet Balance Surfer’

Board Meeting Episode 22: SUP Hyrdrofoiling – Part 3

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Here’s the last part of our SUP Hydrofoiling episode. Robert and I continue our discussion about foiling and in this part we talk a bit about foil installation on SUP boards, suitable board lengths, rider weight, and more. Robert also gives his tips on learning how to SUP foil.
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Board Meeting Episode 22: SUP Hyrdrofoiling – Part 2

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Here is part 2 of our SUP Hydrofoiling episode where Robert and I continue our discussion about the different aspects of this new sport. For this part we talk more about getting started, safety, equipment, the skill level required, and more.
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Board Meeting Episode 22: SUP Hyrdrofoiling – Part 1

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Welcome to another episode of Board Meeting. In this episode, Robert and I will discuss hydrofoiling on a stand up paddle board.
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Board Meeting Episode 20: Starboard Distributor Meeting Discussion and Australia

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Welcome to another episode of Board Meeting. In this episode, Robert and I will discuss his recent visit to Maui for the Starboard distributor meeting.
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SUP Surfing in Waikiki with the Menehune Hat Clip/Menehune Mount

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I get a chance to test out the Menehune Hat Clip in a myriad of uses while SUP stand up paddle surfing in Waikiki. The waves were knee to waist high and the weather was spectacular as you will see.
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Board Meeting Episode 14: Menehune Hat Clip/Menehune Mount

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Welcome to another episode of Board Meeting. In this episode, Robert and I will talk about the Menehune Hat Clip/Menehune Mount.
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Board Meeting Episode 9: Gore-Tex Vent Plugs

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Welcome to another episode of Board Meeting. In this episode, Robert and I will talk about Gore-Tex vent plugs for SUP stand up paddle boards. Vent plugs are installed on SUP boards as a way to help prevent the separation of the fiberglass or epoxy layer from the foam core, also known as delamination.
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Board Meeting Episode 8: Fin Setups for SUP Surfing

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Welcome to another episode of Board Meeting. In this episode, Robert and I will talk about the different types of fin setups for SUP stand up paddle surfing.
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Board Meeting Episode 6: Leashes for SUP Stand Up Paddling

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Welcome to another episode of Board Meeting. In this episode, Robert and I will talk about Leashes for use in stand up paddling. Whether you’re into SUP surfing, downwinders, SUP racing, or just cruising around, a leash is an essential safety equipment.
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SUP Carbon Racing Fin: Board Meeting Episode 1

We’re trying out a new SUP show where we talk about everything stand up. In this episode, we take a look at Blue Planet Surf’s new carbon racing fin. Hopefully you guys like this. We will be posting more videos in the future.

This show is presented by Evan from StandUpPaddleSurf.net and Robert from Blue Planet Surf Hawaii.


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How to Strap a SUP or Surf Board to a Car That Does Not Have Roof Racks

One of the most common questions we get from people interested in renting SUP’s from us is how to transport the boards to the beach without a roof rack. The video shows how we strap boards to the roof, everything you need is included in our low rental fees. You can safely transport up to 3 stacked SUP’s on almost any car using this method. The EVA pads and straps are available on our website at:

http://blueplanetsurf.com/products/eva-foam-blocks


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SUP Grip Now Available for Retrofit

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At Blue Planet, we were not satisfied with the carry handles on the market and decided to develop our own carry handle. After developing several prototypes and going through the design, testing and molding process, the result is the new, patent pending SUP Grip. This handle makes carrying Stand Up Paddle boards easier and more comfortable than ever. Continue reading ‘SUP Grip Now Available for Retrofit’

3D Printed SUP Fins

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I recently posted about my friend Collin Kobayashi who made some SUP fins using 3D printing. This time I got to visit Collin’s workshop where the actual 3D printing is done. Check out the video below. Continue reading ‘3D Printed SUP Fins’

3D Printing SUP Fins

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My friend Collin Kobayashi of 3D Innovations just popped out some SUP fins for his new board. Collin just got into SUP and is an engineer for his daytime gig. Check out the post he did where he shows how he made the fins. We’re gonna test them at the beach this week. Continue reading ‘3D Printing SUP Fins’