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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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How to SUP Foil

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Foiling is an amazing sensation and a great way to enjoy the ocean. We recently got our GoFoils and have been going out almost every day trying to learn this amazing sport. Flying over the surface with minimal drag is an addictive feeling and we can’t get enough. In this video Sam Pa’e and Robert Stehlik offer some tips on learning, safety, and gear. If you are thinking of trying this cool sport, watching this video will be helpful:
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SUP Surfing Freighter Waves in Seattle

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I visited Seattle recently and got the chance to SUP surf “freighter waves” which are waves generated by big ships passing by.
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Interview with Rob Casey from Salmon Bay Paddle in Seattle

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I visited Seattle recently and got the chance to talk to Rob Casey who is the founder of Salmon Bay Paddle.
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Stand Up Paddle surfing boat trip in the Mentawai Islands

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Jared Reed, the Australian Blue Planet distributor went on a boat trip with some of his buddies to try out the new lineup of 2017 Blue Planet Stand Up Paddleboards.  They went on the Pelagic Surf Charters boat and toured the Mentawai Island chain in Indonesia for 10 days.  Watch the video to see some of the beautiful scenery and clean waves they found there.  Warning: you will be tempted to drop everything and go on a boat trip tomorrow.
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SUP Surfing in Fiji, October 2016

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Our family took a one week vacation to Fiji during fall break and we had a great time.   We got shown around by our friends and Blue Planet distributors in Fiji, Scott and Egi Dodd who took us on their boat to SUP surf around the islands of Namotu and Tavarua in some incredibly clear water, gliding over beautiful feef formations and fish.
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OC2 Canoe Surfing with Kyndra and Kekoa

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My daughter Kyndra joins me and my friend Kekoa on a canoe surfing session. We caught a bunch of great waves and the conditions were perfect Hawaii weather for canoe surfing.
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OC2 Canoe Surfing with Koko and Kekoa

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My son Koko joins me and my friend Kekoa on a canoe surfing session. We caught a bunch of great waves and the conditions were perfect Hawaii weather for canoe surfing.
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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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Quick Tips Riding a SIC Bullet 14 v2 Race SUP Stand Up Board

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Here are some quick tips on riding the SIC Bullet 14 v2 SUP race board on the waves.
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OC2 Surfing on an Ozone Tempest Two Man Canoe

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My friend Kekoa and I recently went on a canoe surfing session in Diamond Head, Oahu to test out my new Ozone Tempest OC2 two-man canoe. The Tempest OC2 is fast and it glides really well. We caught a bunch of great waves and the conditions were perfect Hawaii weather for canoe surfing.
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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 15: Tow-In Surfing

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Welcome to another episode of Board Meeting. In this episode, Robert and I will talk about tow-in surfing.
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