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Onewheel Review and Test Ride in Hawaii

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Robert from Blue Planet Surf got a Onewheel and we tried it out in the parking lot. It’s not as easy as it looks in the marketing videos. Robert gives us a quick breakdown and we review it together.
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Surfing the Blue Planet Ninja Chief 9′2″ SUP Surfboard

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Here’s a video from a recent SUP surfing session where I got to try out Blue Planet’s 9′2″ x 30″ Ninja Chief SUP surfboard along with the Kai Zen stand up paddle with the 98″ blade.
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Blue Planet 8-8 All Good Stand Up Paddle SUP Board Test

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I wanted to try out the Blue Planet All Good 8′8″x32″x4″ board since I’m really used to riding the Starboard 8′10″ Wide Point. I really love this size. It’s short enough to surf well and still has decent paddle power. Both boards fit easily in my van. The Blue Planet All Good has almost 20 liters less volume than the Starboard and that makes a difference for riders over 215 lbs. Anyone under 190 lbs can ride almost anything but heavier riders have less options and need to be more skilled to ride a board under 9′.
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Board Meeting Episode 7: Enjoy Handplanes and Bodysurfing

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Welcome to another episode of Board Meeting. In this episode, Robert and I will talk about handplanes/handboards from Enjoy and bodysurfing. Bodysurfing is another fun water activity that you can do when the conditions are not ideal for stand up paddling.
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Blue Planet Surf 10′6″ Multi Tasker Air Inflatable SUP Board

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Here’s a quick review of Blue Planet Surf Hawaii’s new 10′6″ Multi Tasker Inflatable SUP Board. It is a fun, all-around board that you can use for cruising or even SUP surfing on small waves. Another good thing about the board is you can let your kids use it with having to worry that they might damage it.
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SUP Examiner Reviews the 12.6 Air Glide Inflatable

By: Allie Brown

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SUP Examiner has been pumping out a ton of reviews on products and his latest review is on our 12.6 Air Glide Inflatable!

Here is a brief excerpt from the review:
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SIC Maui Fish 9.5 Featured on SUP Examiner

By: Allie Brown

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The Fish 9.5, one of our new 2015 models was just featured on SUP Examiner. Check it out:

The 9.5 Fish was designed for the high-performance SUP surfer in mind. That being said, it’s an awesome board for beginner SUP surfers, advanced SUP surfers and everyone in between.
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SUP the Mag | SIC Bullet 11′ Review

By: Allie Brown

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SUP the Mag featured the SIC Bullet 11′ in its latest review. Check out what they had to say!
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Starboard’s 2015, 8-8 AirBorn review by Atlantic Paddle Surfing

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What Starboard says;   …  The 2015 8′-8″ Air Born is a larger version of the highly regarded 2014 Air Born series range for maximum shredding in smaller surf. Thin rails and profile (thickness) combine with the width for a stable yet sensitive and highly responsive ride. Drive and acceleration, when the wave is lacking power, is provided by the mono concave bottom creating the ability to generate speed and project vertically. Although a fast rocker, it’s still able to fit in the pocket for tight carves with release coming from V in the tail for letting the fins go when desired. This board was designed for the even larger riders in the over the 180 lbs plus providing plenty of float and stability. Mono-concave throughout the boards bottom..
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SUP Examiner Reviews the X-14 Pro

By: Allie Brown

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The SIC Maui X-14 Pro has just received an awesome review from the SUP Examiner! Here are some highlights:

“The SIC X-14 Pro’s silky smooth glide was immediately noticeable from the moment I took my first stroke. The board simply slides over the water’s surface with an elegant glide and effortlessly gets up to speed within seconds.”
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SIC Bullet 12′6″ is Awesome

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It’s been a few years since I first got my version 1 SIC 12′6″. It was the first of the shape that would evolve the Bullet line and I loved it at first lift. I mean first lift because it’s lighter than most of the 10′6″ boards on the market at the time. That’s a big difference because when I look at what to ride from the quiver a lot of time it’s based on what’s easiest to carry for the day. Continue reading ‘SIC Bullet 12′6″ is Awesome’

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S.I.C. Bullet-14 V3 SUP Race Board Review

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Review written by: Darin Leong

The SIC Bullet 14″ Version 3 takes the ultra-popular Bullet 14 and makes it sleeker, flatter and faster.

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We have been able to test the V2 and V3 side-by-side. Let me start with the obvious, both of these boards are incredible downwind vehicles. Hence the popularity of the Bullet line. Continue reading ‘S.I.C. Bullet-14 V3 SUP Race Board Review’

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Blue Planet Rock N’ Roller SUP Board Review

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Review written by: Darin Leong

It has taken me awhile to work up to this board, but the Rock N’ Roller is now my favorite all around board. It is a great balance of performance and enough stability for lots of fun in all kinds of conditions.
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My Boosted Boards Electric Skateboard is Finally Here!

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Back in 2012, I got to try out the Boosted Boards electric skateboard and was really impressed by it. I ended up ordering one but due to unforeseen circumstances, delivery was delayed. After roughly 17 months of waiting, it’s finally here. Check out the video below where I unbox the board and did a bit of testing with the help of my kids. Continue reading ‘My Boosted Boards Electric Skateboard is Finally Here!’

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S.I.C. Bullet-14 V3 SUP Race Board – First Look

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Here’s a first look at the SIC Bullet 14 v3. There hasn’t been much in the form of trade winds lately so I was lucky to get one day of downwind conditions between all the Kona weather and vog. I picked up the SIC Bullet v3 from Young Brothers, took it out of the shipping wrap and got ready to get it wet. Right from the start I noticed a pretty big difference in the outline and rocker. Continue reading ‘S.I.C. Bullet-14 V3 SUP Race Board – First Look’

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